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Top 25 best 'based on novel or book'-movies

Based on MovieMeter ratings, these are the 25 best 'based on novel or book'-movies

This is a list of the best 25 'based on novel or book'-movies and highly rated on MovieMeter.

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Top 25 best 'based on novel or book'-movies

1
The Shawshank Redemption
3
2
The Godfather

The Godfather (1972)

Alternative title: Mario Puzo's The Godfather
Crime
175 minutes
3
3
The Green Mile

The Green Mile (1999)

Alternative title: Stephen King's The Green Mile
Fantasy, Drama
189 minutes
3
4
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
2
5
Schindler's List

Schindler's List (1993)

War, Drama
195 minutes
3
6
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
2
7
One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest
3
8
Goodfellas

Goodfellas (1990)

Alternative title: GoodFellas
Crime, Drama
146 minutes
3
9
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

Adventure, Fantasy
179 minutes
2
10
Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump (1994)

Comedy, Drama
142 minutes
3
11
The Silence of the Lambs

The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Thriller, Crime
118 minutes
3
12
Dune: Part Two

Dune: Part Two (2024)

Scifi
165 minutes
4,12(614)
3
13
Fight Club

Fight Club (1999)

Comedy, Thriller
139 minutes
3
14
Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Alternative title: Apocalypse Now Redux
War
153 minutes
3
15
Sátántangó

Sátántangó (1994)

Alternative title: Satan's Tango
Drama
435 minutes
4,02(196)
3
16
The Shining

The Shining (1980)

Horror, Mystery
115 minutes
3
17
Das Boot

Das Boot (1981)

Alternative title: De Andere Kant van de Oorlog
War, Drama
149 minutes
3
18
Hababam Sinifi Sinifta Kaldi
3,96(74)
19
Der Untergang

Der Untergang (2004)

Alternative title: Downfall
History, War
155 minutes
3
20
Slumdog Millionaire

Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

Drama, Crime
120 minutes
3
21
Full Metal Jacket

Full Metal Jacket (1987)

War, Drama
116 minutes
2
22
Trainspotting

Trainspotting (1996)

Drama, Comedy
94 minutes
3
23
A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange (1971)

Crime
136 minutes
3
24
In the Name of the Father

In the Name of the Father (1993)

Drama, Biography
133 minutes
3
25
Do-ga-ni

Do-ga-ni (2011)

Alternative title: The Crucible
Drama
125 minutes
3,90(34)