Tag Archives: based on the book

The Big Year (2011) Rated PG

Two bird enthusiasts compete for the world record of bird spotting. Based on the book The Big Year: A Tale of Man, Nature and Fowl Obsession by Mark Obmascik. Starring John Cleese, Jack Black, and Zahf Paroo. This film is special. … Continue reading

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Miracles from Heaven (2016) Rated PG

This film follows the incredible true story of the Beam family. Based on the book Miracles from Heaven: A Little Girl and Her Amazing Story of Healing by Christy Wilson Beam. Starring Jennifer Garner, Kylie Rogers, and Martin Henderson. This is … Continue reading

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Z for Zachariah (2015) Rated PG-13

Three survivors of a global disaster find themselves in a love triangle as the last known humans. Based on the book by Robert C. O’Brien. Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Margot Robbie, and Chris Pine. The film is mostly a story about … Continue reading

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The Beast Must Die (AMC) Rated TV-14

A mother tracks down her son’s killer by a hit and run and plots to kill him from within his house. Based on the book by Nicholas Blake. Starring Cush Jumbo, Billy Howle, and Douggie McMeekin. I have not read … Continue reading

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Three Bedrooms, One Corpse: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery (2016) Rated TV-PG

When Aurora shows a house for her mother, the client finds a rival realtor in the backyard. Based on the book by Charlaine Harris. Starring Candace Cameron Bure, Lexa Doig, and Marilu Henner. This film is one of the few where Aurora … Continue reading

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The Night Manager (AMC) Rated TV-14

The night manager of a Cairo hotel is recruited to work in an arms dealer’s inner circle. Based on the book by John Le Carré. Starring Hugh Laurie, Tom Hiddleston, and Elizabeth Debicki. The Night Manager is a series that doesn’t … Continue reading

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The 5th Wave (2016) Rated PG-13

Four waves of alien invasions have left the Earth in ruin – meanwhile, a sister seeks to find her brother. Based on the book by  Rick Yancey. Starring Chloë Grace Moretz, Matthew Zuk, and Gabriela Lopez. This is basically another … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016) Rated PG-13

Five sisters in the 19th Century cope with the pressure to marry while the country is overrun by zombies. Based on the book by Seth Grahame-Smith. Starring Lily James, Sam Riley, and Bella Heathcote. This film is not the Jane … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (2015) Rated PG-13

Katniss and a team of rebels prepare for the final battle that’ll decide of the fate of Panem. Based on the book, Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, and Liam Hemsworth. First, I will state that I … Continue reading

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Two Rode Together (1961) Rated NR

A corrupt marshal and an army friend negotiate the release of white captives from the Comanches, but their reintegration into society has its consequences. Based on the book Comanche Captives by Will Cook. Starring James Stewart, Richard Widmark, and Shirley … Continue reading

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