Monday, 1 August 2011

Blogfest: Literary Adaptations

Rules are simple: This blogfest is running from August 1st-3rd. How many works of fiction have you both read the original text, and seen the film/tv adaptation?


Film (Title if Different)

The Godfather

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

Blade Runner: Director’s Cut

Minority Report

A Christmas Carol

A Muppet Christmas Carol (that counts…)

Lord of the Rings






The Princess Bride

The Bourne Identity

…Kinda. Same title, very, very different story

The Bourne Supremacy

^ See above


Fight Club

Jurassic Park

Pride and Prejudice

Laurence Olivier version

Harry Potter Series

All of them.

Time Traveller’s Wife

The book was infinitely better!

Sin City

Romeo & Juliet

The Baz Luhrmann and Zeffirelli versions (Luhrmann is better…)

Clockwork Orange

James Bond series

American Psycho

End of the Affair (Green)

The Ralph Fiennes version, admittedly for study.


V for Vendetta

Peter Pan

Disney and 2003 version. Also Hook, I guess.

Inkheart by Cornelia Funke

Yep. Thoroughly enjoyable.

Voyage of the Dawn Treader

Prince Caspian

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

The BBC and film versions

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