Tag Archives: based on the book

The Christmas Blessing (2005) Rated TV-G

A doctor returns home where a romance blooms and his past haunts him. Based on the book by Donna VanLiere. Starring Neil Patrick Harris, Rebecca Gayheart, and Angus T. Jones. This is the sequel to The Christmas Shoes, where we … Continue reading

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Paper Towns (2015) Rated PG-13

After an all-night adventure, Quentin’s crush disappears, leaving a trail of clues to follow. Based on the book by John Green. Starring Nat Wolff, Cara Delevingne, and Austin Abrams. This film has an interesting story, but there is so much … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, Based on a Novel, Comedy, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG-13, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) Rated PG-13

Bilbo and company rage in a war against the combatants to save the Lonely Mountain from falling into the darkness. Based on the book by J.R.R. Tolkien. Starring Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, and Richard Armitage. In this film, Peter Jackson … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Adventure, Based on a Novel, Fantasy, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG-13, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Longest Ride (2015) Rated PG-13

The lives of a young couple intertwine with the life of an older man who’s reliving a romance of his own. Based on the book by Nicholas Sparks. Starring Britt Robertson, Scott Eastwood, and Alan Alda. This is one of … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) Rated R

A literature student meets a billionaire who changes her life. Based on the book by E.L. James.  Starring Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, and Jennifer Ehle. Since the phenomenon of the Fifty Shades of Grey book craze, I’ve tried reading the … Continue reading

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The Call of the Wild (2020) Rated PG

A sled dog struggles for survival in the Yukon. Based on the book by Jack London. Starring Harrison Ford, Omar Sy, and Cara Gee. This film brings Jack London’s thrilling book to life. The only downside to the film is … Continue reading

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American Sniper (2014) Rated R

The true story of sniper Chris Kyle as he serves his tour of duties and the family that is home keeping the fires burning. Based on the book American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Action, Based on a True Story, Biography, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated R, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story (2014) Rated TV-PG

Six unknown actors are cast in the hit tv show, Saved by the Bell, where they must learn to deal with the spotlight and grow up under it. Based on the book Behind the Bell by  Dustin Diamond. Starring Sam Kindseth, … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Based on a True Story, Biography, Drama, films, Lifetime, Movie reviews, movies, Rated TV-PG, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Love’s Abiding Joy (2006) Rated PG

Missie and Willie Lahaye move west and settle, but still, hardships continue as Missie wants to teach and Willie attends to their young daughter. Life and death happen as they both try to survive the harsh reality of the west. … Continue reading

Posted in 2006, Based on a Novel, Drama, Family, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

October Sky (1999) Rated PG

The true story of Homer Hickam, who was inspired by Sputnik, and went into rocketry. Based on the book Rocket Boys by Homer Hickam. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, and Laura Dern. This is a typical story of a small-town … Continue reading

Posted in 1999, Based on a True Story, Biography, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment