Books to Movies/TV Shows Part IIby BatBanks | created - 28 Aug 2014 | updated - 2 months ago | Public
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5. The Westing Game (1997 TV Movie)
PG | 95 min | Family, Horror, Mystery
The tenants of the Sunset Towers must compete to learn who killed an eccentric millionaire and win a $20 million inheritance.
7. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1989 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
After a horse accident, Karen wakes up to find herself in past Britain, close to Camelot, the famous castle of King Arthur.
The Wonderful World of Disney (1995–2005)
A Knight in Camelot
90 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
A computer malfunction causes a science researcher to be sent back in time with her laptop, which she uses to amaze the court.
9. Babar: The Movie (1989)
G | 70 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
In his spectacular film debut, young Babar, King of the Elephants, must save his homeland from certain destruction by Rataxes and his band of invading rhinos.
Votes: 859 | Gross: $1.31M
11. Babar: King of the Elephants (1999)
G | 80 min | Family, Animation
Babar is a young elephant in the great forest. Whilst out with his mother a hunter kills his mother and he flees to escape the same fate. He eventually finds himself in a human city and ... See full summary »
Votes: 451 | Gross: $0.05M
12. We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993)
G | 72 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A time traveling scientist goes back to prehistoric times and feeds dinosaurs a magic cereal that increases their intelligence - next they land in modern New York City for a series of comic adventures.
Votes: 13,009 | Gross: $9.32M
13. Valley of the Dolls (1967)
PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Film version of Jacqueline Susann's best-selling novel chronicling the rise and fall of three young women in show business.
Votes: 7,077 | Gross: $44.43M
14. Jacqueline Susann's Valley of the Dolls (1981)
233 min | Drama
Updated version of the Jacqueline Susann best selling 1960's novel shows the lives of three very different women who come to New York City to achieve fame and fortune in show business and ... See full summary »
16. Crazy in Alabama (1999)
PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
An abused wife heads to California to become a movie star while her nephew back in Alabama has to deal with a racially-motivated murder involving a corrupt sheriff.
Votes: 6,506 | Gross: $1.95M
17. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama
Brick Pollitt (Paul Newman), an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie (Dame Elizabeth Taylor). His reunion with his father, Big Daddy (Burl Ives), who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.
Votes: 42,700 | Gross: $17.57M
20. Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama
After years of mother-daughter tension, Siddalee receives a scrapbook detailing the wild adventures of the "Ya-Yas", her mother's girlhood friends.
Votes: 17,620 | Gross: $69.60M
21. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997)
R | 155 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A visiting city reporter's (John Cusack's) assignment suddenly revolves around the murder trial of a local millionaire (Kevin Spacey), whom he befriends.
Votes: 35,775 | Gross: $25.08M
22. Pit and the Pendulum (1961)
Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
In the sixteenth century, Francis Barnard travels to Spain to clarify the strange circumstances of his sister's death after she had married the son of a cruel Spanish Inquisitor.
Votes: 11,925 | Gross: $4.36M
23. Timeline (2003)
PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A group of archaeologists become trapped in the past when they go there to retrieve a friend. The group must survive in fourteenth century France before they can escape back to the twenty-first century.
Votes: 58,830 | Gross: $19.48M
The Turn of the Screw
75 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
A governess put in charge of two young children begins to see the ghost of her dead predecessor.
26. The Turn of the Screw (1974 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 120 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
An English governess is hired to take care of two adorable orphans, who turn out to be not exactly what they seem to be.
Nightmare Classics (1989)
The Turn of the Screw
56 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A governess is hired to look after two neglected children, who show signs of having been corrupted by the insidious influence of the groom Peter Quint. Quint, although hanged for murder, ... See full summary »
28. The Turn of the Screw (1992)
R | 95 min | Horror, Thriller
A young woman is hired by a wealthy but sinister man to tutor his two children at the family's isolated estate. When the woman gets there, she finds that the two children are not quite what... See full summary »
29. The Haunting of Helen Walker (1995 TV Movie)
Unrated | 88 min | Horror, Thriller
Television adaptation of the Henry James' classic novel "Turn of the Screw", with changes in location and character names. A live-in nanny discovers two children haunted by the spirits and ... See full summary »
31. Presence of Mind (1999)
TV-G | 94 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Henry James' classic tale of terror, "The Turn of the Screw" receives yet another screen adaptation in this thriller shot in Spain. A young woman (Sadie Frost) is hired to serve as a ... See full summary »
32. In a Dark Place (2006)
R | 95 min | Horror, Thriller
An art teacher is hired as nanny for 2 orphans, a boy and girl, at a huge, isolated country estate. The nanny starts seeing dead, former employees. Is she mad or is the estate haunted?
34. The Turning (2020)
PG-13 | 94 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A young governess is hired by a man who has become responsible for his young nephew and niece after their parents' deaths. A modern take on Henry James' novella "The Turn of the Screw."
36. Animal Farm (1999 TV Movie)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
The animals of a farm successfully revolt against its human owner, only to slide into a more brutal tyranny amongst themselves.
40. The Secret Life of Bees (2008)
PG-13 | 114 min | Drama
In 1964, a teenage girl in search of the truth about her mother runs away to a small town in South Carolina and finds a family of independent women who can connect her to her past.
Votes: 23,348 | Gross: $37.77M
41. Sarah, Plain and Tall (1991 TV Movie)
G | 98 min | Drama, Family, Romance
A single New England woman responds to an advertisement by a Midwestern widower in which he asks for a bride to help him raise his two children.
42. The Canterville Ghost (1944)
Passed | 95 min | Comedy, Fantasy
The descendent of a ghost imprisoned for cowardice hopes to free the spirit by displaying courage when under duress.
43. The Canterville Ghost (1985 TV Movie)
56 min | Family, Fantasy, Drama
The poor ghost of Sir Simon Canterville has been roaming his castle searching in vain for a brave descendant who will release him from the Canterville curse by performing a brave deed. An ... See full summary »
45. The Canterville Ghost (1996 TV Movie)
PG | 92 min | Family, Drama, Fantasy
When an American family moves into a haunted mansion in England, the family's teenage daughter could be the key in fulfilling a prophecy and finally set the house's ghost free.
47. Moby Dick (1956)
Not Rated | 116 min | Adventure, Drama