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Don’t feel like reading the book and rather watch the movie? Well here is an A to Z of book to movie adaptations!

A: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter – Starring Benjamin Walker as Abraham Lincoln and Dominic Cooper as Henry Sturges.

B: Beastly by Alex Flinn – Starring Alex Pettyfer as Klye Kingson and Vanessa Hudgens as Lindy.

C: Color Purple, The by Alice Walker – Starring Whoopi Goldberg as Celie Johnson and Danny Glover as Albert.

D: Devil Wears Prada, The by Lauren Weisberger – Starring Anne Hathaway as Andy Sachs and Meryl Streep as Miranda Priestly.

E: Eloise at the Plaza by Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight – Starring Sofia Vassilieva as Eloise and Julie Andrews as Nanny.

F: Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley (Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein 1994) – Starring  Robert De Niro as the Creation, Kenneth Branagh as Victor Frankenstein and Helena Bonham Carter as Elizabeth.

G: Great Gatsby, The by F. Scott Fitzgerald – Starring Leonardo as Jay Gatsby and Toby Maguire by Nick Carraway.

H: Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling – Starring Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter, Emma Watson as Hermione Granger and Rupert Grint as Ron Weasley.

I: Interview with a Vampire by Anne Rice – Starring Brad Pitt as Louis de Pointe du lac and Tom Cruise as Lestat de Lioncourt.

J: Julie and Julia by Julie Powell – Starring Amy Adams as Julie Powell and Meryl Streep as Julia Child

K: Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon (Anna and the King 1999) – Starring Jodie Foster as Anna Leonowens, Chow Yun-fat as King Mongkut and Tom Felton as Louis T. Leonowens.

L: Lord of the Rings, The by J.R.R. Tolkien – Starring Elijah Wood as Frodo Baggins.

M: Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare (coming soon) – Starring Lily Collins as Clary Fray, Jamie Campbell Bower as Jace Wayland and Robert Sheehan as Simon Lewis.

N: Notebook, The by Nicholas Sparks – Starring Rachel McAdams as Allie and Ryan Gosling as Noah.

O: One Day by David Nicholls – Starring Anne Hathaway as Emma and Jim Sturgess as Dexter.

P: Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordan – Starring Logan Lerman as Percy Jackson and Sean Bean as Zeus.

Q: Queen of the Damned by Anne Rice – Starring Stuart Townsend as Lestat de Lioncourt and Aaliyah as Queen Akasha.

R: Red Riding Hood by Sarah Blakely-Cartwright and Catherine Hardwicke – Starring Amanda Seyfried as Valerie and Shiloh Fernandez as Peter.

S: Secret Life of Bees, The by Sue Monk Kidd – Starring Dakota Fanning as Lily Owens and Queen Latifah as August Boatwright.

T: Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer – Starring Kristen Stewart as Bella Swan and Robert Pattinson as Edward Cullen.

U: Up in the Air by Walker Kim – Starring George Clooney as Ryan Bingham, Vera Farmiga as Alex Goran and Anna Kendrick as Natalie Keener.

Ultraviolet by Yvonne Navarro – Starring Milla Jovovich as Violet Song jat Shariff, Cameron Bright as Six and Nick Chinlund as Vice-Cardinal Ferdinand Daxus.

V: Vanishing, The 1993 (Golden Egg by Tim Krabbé) – Starring Jeff Bridges as Barney Cousins, Kiefer Sutherland as Jeff Harriman and Sandra Bullock as Diane Shaver.

W: Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen – Starring Robert Pattinson as Jacob and Reese Witherspoon as Marlena.

X: X-Men by Marvel Comics – Starring Patrick Stewart as Professor Charles Xavier, Hugh Jackman as Wolverine, Anna Paquin as Rogue and Halle Berry as Storm.

Y: Yu Yu Hakusho by Yoshihiro Togashi (manga/anime) – Starring (voiced) Justin Cook as Yusuke Urameshi, Christopher Sabat as Kazuma Kuwabara, John Burgmeier as Kurama and Chuck Huber as Hiei.

Z: Zathura by Chris Van Allsburg – Starring Josh Hutcherson as Walter, Jonah Bobo as Danny, Dax Shepard as Astronaut and Kristen Stewart as Lisa.


What other book adaptation would you add to the list?