Opinion Battles Round 9 Best Adapted Novel/Book

Opinion Wars Round 9 – Best Adapted Book. My choice may surprise you…!

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Best Adapted Novel/Book

When it comes to adaptation from classic books or novels we get a huge number coming out each year, some a great others are terrible. We are going to look at the ones we think are the best, which ones do you enjoy?

If you want to take in the next round of Opinion Battles we will be doing best AnimΓ© email moviereviews101@yahoo.co.uk The deadline will be September 6th 2015.

Darren – Movie Reviews 101

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When it comes to books too movies we have had many classic films come from source material, Shawhank Redemption, The Shining, Harry Potter series the list goes on but I don’t read too many books in fact I think I have only read about 6 books since school and I watch to pick my favourite of the film that read. The list includes World War Z…

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28 Responses to Opinion Battles Round 9 Best Adapted Novel/Book

  1. BunKaryudo says:

    Well, I voted for you this time. You’re onto a winner with Shawshank. What a classic. James way up at the top of the comments section seems like a nice guy, but he’s dead wrong about “The Shawshank Redemption” — clearly the greatest film ever made either the word Shawshank or Redemption in the title.

  2. Booooooooo! Shawshank is rubbish! Vote One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest instead

  3. Grr. I tried to respond on Darren’s blog and once again I wound up having to reboot my iPad. I wonder what it is about his blog? And to add insult to injury, I couldn’t make out your piece because for some reason it’s in teensy weensy print. I’m a tad cranky right now.😑 I do like your selection though Ems. I thought this was one of the best adaptations. Especially when you think it’s actually a short story. Have you watched Stand By Me? That’s one of my favs also.
    #besties

  4. Ron says:

    How about “The Godfather” and “The Godfather Part II” from the novel “The Godfather” by Mario Puzo! Two outstanding movie achievements!
    “The Great Escape” from the book “The Great Escape” by Paul Brickhill……….another classic film adaptation!

    • emmakwall says:

      Excellent choices!!! Thanks Ron πŸ™‚ I think any movie that has surpassed the popularity of its original book is a very good contender.

      You should join in the with the next Opinion Wars!!! The next two rounds are – Best Anime and Worst Sequel πŸ™‚

  5. beetleypete says:

    From the selection, I voted for ‘Goodfellas.’ I would have put ‘Schindler’s List’ in there too, as it was a pretty good adaptation of the book, ‘Schindler’s Ark.’
    Best wishes, Pete.

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