It is hard to compare the book to film adaptations, but watching them is one of the first things in our wish list. If we take a look at 2014-15 Hollywood releases, there have been many movies which have been adapted from best selling novels.
From the critically acclaimed Gone Girl to the much awaited release,
Fifty Shades of Grey, some of the
biggest bestsellers are coming on the big screen. Not all book to
film adaptations turn out to be good, but we have picked up some
which have got accolades and nominations as well.
For example, Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl adaptation has got mixed
reviews as many feel that the book was much better. However, the
gripping performance by Rosamund Pike as Amy Dunne has got her an
Oscar nod for
Best Actress category.
Some other book to film adaptations in 2014 includes The Fault in our Stars,
Inherent Vice, The Hunger Games
Mockingjay Part 1, The Maze Runner, The Hundred-Foot Journey
and many more. Yes, we are talking about the hit
Now the wait is not over as 2015 is also loaded with some of the
bestselling novels to film adaptations. From Gillian Flynn's Dark
Places to the erotic Fifty Shades of Grey, we have it all in store
Here is a look at the best book to film adaptations of
The Fault in our Stars
Like the novel by John Green, the movie also made us love and
cry. The Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort stars in the lead
The Maze Runner
This is another bestseller book by by James Dashner to film
adaptation of 2014 starring Dylan O'Brien and Kaya
The third installment from The Hunger Games series by Suzanne
Collins has been one of the best book to film adaptations of
2014.like the Twilight saga, Mockingjay is divided into 2 parts,
the second one will release this year.
The Hundred-Foot Journey
The movie is adapted by the novel of the same name by Richard C.
Morais. The Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey, and Juliet Blake
produced movie stars Helen Mirren, Manish Dayal and Om
This is Thomas Pynchon's first book which has been adapted into
a movie. Interestingly, Inherent Vice also made it to the scars
this year and surprised everyone with the Best Adapted Screenplay
Gillian Flynn's best selling novel's film adaptation has got
mixed response with majority saying that the book is much better
than the movie. However, Rosamund Pike has got an Oscar nod for
Veronica Roth debut book from the trilogy is another nice
adaptation which stars Shailene Woodley.
The Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper starrer adaptation from
the novel of the same name by Ron Rash is a nice watch.
The film is an adaptation from the novel of the same name by
Fyodor Dostoevsky. The nail biting thriller stars Jesse Eisenberg
in the lead role.
Cheryl Strayed has detailed her physical and emotional journey
along the Pacific Coast Trail after facing lots of troubles in her
life. The lead role has been played by Oscar nominated Reese
Alan Turing: The Enigma
The book which is adapted to The Imitation Game tells the story
of British mathematician Alan Turing, who helped crack Nazi codes
for the Allies during World War II. The Imitation Game has got 8
The Chris Kyle's autobiography stars Bradley Cooper who is
nominated at the upcoming Oscars for Best Actor.