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Books were a source of entertainment for centuries for all types of people. Since the film industry began in the 1890s - early 1900s, the world has seen the evolution from hand-painted slides to CGI special effects. Sound and color have both been introduced to add a full experience to the films throughout history as well.
Sometimes books do not translate well to the big screen. This can be due to various factors like audience, age, or book relevancy. Many times books are highly successful in the box office and famous trilogies and series continue for a span of years.
Book fans are eager to examine and cross-reference scenes and characters in the film. They have become the movie critics and simply want the book to shine in its original form on screen. And these fans know their books pretty well.
Here is a list of 10 books that were successful in transition to film. If your favorite is not on here, please leave a comment and share.
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