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Books Vs. Hollywood

The Ultimate Showdown: Books Vs Films Since the first movie was made based on a book (Sherlock Holmes Baffled in 1900) the question has been asked which version is better? have delved through dozens of review sites to give an aggregate of the critical reception of a selection of films-based-on-books from the past 22 years. There's some interesting results, but who will win the deciding battle? Average Movie Rating Average Book Rating The Hunger Games The Hunger Games O Gary Ross O Suzanne Collins The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey The Hobbit O Peter Jackson O J.R.R. Tolkien The Perks Of Being a Wallflower The Perks of Being a Wallflower O Stephen Chbosky O Stephen Chbosky A Tom Hooper O victor Hugo Les Miserables Les Miserables A David Yates O J. K. Rowling A Brad Furman O Michael Connelly Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows The Lincoln Lawyer The Lincoln Lawyer Breaking Dawn Part 1 Twilight Saga:Breaking Dawn A Bill Condon O Stephenie Meyer Water For Elephants Water for Elephants A Francis Lawrence O Sara Gruen Eclipse Twilight Saga: Eclipse A David Slade O Stephenie Meyer Shutter Island A Martin Scorsese O Dennis Lehane Shutter Island Alice In Wonderland Alice's Adventures in Wonderland A Tim Burton O Lewis Carroll The Social Network A David Fincher O Ben Mezrich Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook, A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius, and Betrayal Where The Wild Things Are Where The Wild Things Are A Spike Jonze O Maurice Sendak New Moon Twilight Saga: New Moon A Chris Weitz O Stephenie Meyer Harry Potter And The Half-blood Prince Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince A David Yates O J. K. Rowling A Lee Daniels O Sapphire A David Fincher O Stieg Larsson O P. J. Hogan O Sophie Kinsella Precious Push The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Confessions Of A Shopaholic Shopaholic series The Reader The Reader O Stephen Daldry O Bernhard Schlink Twilight Twilight Saga a Catherine Hardwicke O Stephenie Meyer Slumdog Millionaire Slumdog Millionaire A Danny Boyle O vikas Swarup The Other Boleyn Girl The Other Boleyn Girl 2 Justin Chadwick O Philippa Gregory Revolutionary Road Revolutionary Road O Sam Mendes O Richard Yates A Marc Forster O Khaled Hosseini The Kite Runner The Kite Runner A Joe Wright O lan McEwan A David Frankel O Lauren Weisberger Atonement Atonement The Devil Wears Prada The Devil Wears Prada O Gary Winick O E. B. White Charlotte's Web Charlotte's Web The Last King Of Scotland The Last King of Scotland A Kevin Macdonald O Giles Foden The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe A Andrew Adamson O C. S. Lewis A Johnnie To O George Jonas The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Munich Vengeance: The True Story of an Israeli Counter-Terrorist Team Charlie And The Chocolate Factory A Tim Burton O Roald Dahl Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Memoirs OfA Geisha A Rob Marshall O Arthur Golden Memoirs of a Geisha The Constant Gardener A Fernando Meirelles O John le Carré The Constant Gardener Brokeback Mountain A Ang Lee O Annie Proulx Brokeback Mountain The Notebook A Nick Cassavettes O Nicholas Sparks The Notebook Million Dollar Baby A Clint Eastwood O F.X. Toole Rope Burns: Stories from the Corner Cold Mountain O Anthony Minghella O Charles Frazier Cold Mountain The Quiet American The Quiet American A hillip Noyce O Graham Greene The Hours a Stephen Daldry O Michael Cunningham The Hours The Pianist A Roman Polanski O władysław Szpilman A Chris Columbus O J. K. Rowling The Pianist Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring A Peter Jackson O ĮRR Tolkien The Lord of the Rings Blow Blow: How a Small Town Boy Made $100 Million with the Medellin Cocaine Cartel and Lost It All A Ted Demme O Bruce Porter Bridget Jones's Diary A Sharon Maguire O Helen Fielding Bridget Jones's Diary The Perfect Storm A Wolfgang Peterson O Sebastian Junger The Perfect Storm American Psycho A Mary Harron O Bret Easton Ellis American Psycho The Virgin Suicides The Virgin Suicides O Sofia Coppola O Jeffrey Eugenides O Anthony Minghella O Patricia Highsmith The Talented Mr. Ripley The Talented Mr. Ripley Girl, Interrupted Girl, Interrupted A James Mangold O Susanna Kaysen The Green Mile A Frank Darabont O Stephen King O Anthony Minghella O Michael Ondaatje The Green Mile The English Patient The English Patient Sense And Sensibility Sense and Sensibility A Ang Lee O Jane Austen Legends Of The Fall Legends of the Fall A Edward Zwick O Jim Harrison Forrest Gump A Robert Zemeckis O winston Groom Forrest Gump Schindler's List Schindler's Ark A Steven Spielberg O Thomas Keneally Jurassic Park O Steven Spielberg O Michael Crichton Jurassic Park The Remains Of The Day A James Ivory O Kazuo Ishiguro The Remains of the Day The Last Of The Mohicans A Michael Mann O James Fenimore Cooper The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757 The Silence Of The Lambs 9 Jonathan Demme O Thomas Harris The Silence of the Lambs Fried Green Tomatoes Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café A John Avnet O Fannie Flagg Total wins 39 19 Helping you choose your next book

Books Vs. Hollywood

shared by joe.shervell on Nov 26
This is a visualised comparison of the average reviews for a selection of Hollywood movies and the books they were based on. It will go some way to answering the age old question: Should you watch th...


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