Tag Archives: based on the book

127 Hours (2010) Rated R

A mountain climber gets trapped and must resort to desperate measures to survive. Based on the book, Between a Rock and a Hard Place by  Aron Ralston. Starring James Franco, Kate Mara, Amber Tamblyn, Treat Williams. This film is intense! … Continue reading

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Genius (NatGeo) Rated TV-14

This series follows the life of Albert Einstein, who couldn’t hold down a job when he was younger, but had the brainpower to unlock the universe. Based on the book, Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson. Starring Johnny … Continue reading

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A Dog’s Purpose (2017) Rated PG

A dog looks for his purpose in life through many lifetimes. Based on the book by W. Bruce Cameron. Starring Josh Gad, Dennis Quaid, Peggy Lipton, Britt Robertson This film takes you on the emotional roller coaster of this one … Continue reading

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Life of Pi (2012) Rated PG

A young man and a Bengal tiger both survive a disaster at sea; now they both must learn to survive together. Based on the book by Yann Martel. Starring Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Ayush Tandon. Life of Pi tells a … Continue reading

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Rise of the Guardians (2012) Rated PG

When an evil spirit descends to Earth, the mythical Guardians must rise to protect the children of the world. Based on the book series, The Guardians of Childhood by William Joyce. Starring  Chris Pine, Alec Baldwin, Jude Law, Isla Fisher, Hugh Jackman. … Continue reading

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Mr. Selfridge (PBS) Rated PG

Based on the real-life story of the American founder of London’s department store, Selfridge’s. Based on the book, Shopping, Seduction & Mr Selfridge by Lindy Woodhead. Starring Ron Cook, Jeremy Piven, Tom Goodman-Hill. A brilliantly executed show, I was pleasantly … Continue reading

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The Kennedys After Camelot (2017) Rated NR

The miniseries follows Jackie Kennedy after the assassination of her husband as she continues to build her life after Jack. Based on the book, After Camelot: A Personal History of the Kennedy Family 1968 to the Present by J. Randy … Continue reading

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Killing Kennedy (2013) Rated NR

Based on Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard’s book on the assassination of President Kennedy. Starring Rob Lowe, Will Rothhaar, Jack Noseworthy, Michelle Trachtenberg, Ginnifer Goodwin. Although this film doesn’t give us any new information about the “Killing of Kennedy,” it … Continue reading

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The Paperboy (2012) Rated R

A reporter returns to his home town to investigate a case involving a death row inmate. Based on the book by Pete Dexter. Starring Zac Efron, Matthew McConaughey, Nicole Kidman, John Cusack, David Oyelowo,  Macy Gray. This film over the … Continue reading

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Me Before You (2016) Rated PG-13

A girl in small town gets a job to care for a recently paralyzed man. Based on the book with the same name by Jojo Moyes. Starring Sam Claflin, Vanessa Kirby, Emilia Clarke, Brendan Coyle. This is film starts out … Continue reading

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