Best Book To Film Adaptations of 2014

It is hard to compare the book to film adaptations, but watching them is one of the first things in our wish list. If we take a look at 2014-15 Hollywood releases, there have been many movies which have been adapted from best selling novels.

From the critically acclaimed Gone Girl to the much awaited release, Fifty Shades of Grey, some of the biggest bestsellers are coming on the big screen. Not all book to film adaptations turn out to be good, but we have picked up some which have got accolades and nominations as well.

For example, Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl adaptation has got mixed reviews as many feel that the book was much better. However, the gripping performance by Rosamund Pike as Amy Dunne has got her an Oscar nod for Best Actress category.

Some other book to film adaptations in 2014 includes The Fault in our Stars, Inherent Vice, The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1, The Maze Runner, The Hundred-Foot Journey and many more. Yes, we are talking about the hit adaptations.

Now the wait is not over as 2015 is also loaded with some of the bestselling novels to film adaptations. From Gillian Flynn’s Dark Places to the erotic Fifty Shades of Grey, we have it all in store for you.

Here is a look at the best book to film adaptations of 2014.

Like the novel by John Green, the movie also made us love and cry. The Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort stars in the lead roles.

This is another bestseller book by by James Dashner to film adaptation of 2014 starring Dylan O’Brien and Kaya Scodelario.

The third installment from The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins has been one of the best book to film adaptations of the Twilight saga, Mockingjay is divided into 2 parts, the second one will release this year.

The movie is adapted by the novel of the same name by Richard C. Morais. The Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey, and Juliet Blake produced movie stars Helen Mirren, Manish Dayal and Om Puri.

This is Thomas Pynchon’s first book which has been adapted into a movie. Interestingly, Inherent Vice also made it to the scars this year and surprised everyone with the Best Adapted Screenplay nomination.

Gillian Flynn’s best selling novel’s film adaptation has got mixed response with majority saying that the book is much better than the movie. However, Rosamund Pike has got an Oscar nod for Best Actress.

Veronica Roth debut book from the trilogy is another nice adaptation which stars Shailene Woodley.

The Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper starrer adaptation from the novel of the same name by Ron Rash is a nice watch.

The film is an adaptation from the novel of the same name by Fyodor Dostoevsky. The nail biting thriller stars Jesse Eisenberg in the lead role.

Cheryl Strayed has detailed her physical and emotional journey along the Pacific Coast Trail after facing lots of troubles in her life. The lead role has been played by Oscar nominated Reese Witherspoon.

The book which is adapted to The Imitation Game tells the story of British mathematician Alan Turing, who helped crack Nazi codes for the Allies during World War II. The Imitation Game has got 8 Oscar nominations.

The Chris Kyle’s autobiography stars Bradley Cooper who is nominated at the upcoming Oscars for Best Actor.


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