What to Read (Watch) This Summer: Movies Based On Books

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Which is better, the book or the movie?  Here are 10 movies based on books to put to the test.  You can check out the movie, book or both from your local Fauquier Public Library and decide for yourself which is better (the book is always, better, isn’t it?).

Watch one to cross off “Watch a Movie Based on a Book” on this weeks game card for adults.

The Remains of the Day (DVD)
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

Forrest Gump (DVD)
Forrest Gump by Winston Groom

Persepolis (DVD)
Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (DVD)
Wizard of Oz by Frank L. Baum

Hidden Figures (DVD)
Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

No Country For Old Men (DVD)
No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy

Bridge Over the River Kawi (DVD)
Bridge Over the River Kawi by Pierre Boulle

Lonesome Dove (DVD)
Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (DVD)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey

Little Women (DVD-2020)
Little Women (DVD – 2000)
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

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