Literate Movies

This is a list of movies based on books, short stories, novels, novellas, poems, etc.

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  • The Nun's Story
  • Room at the Top
  • The Horse's Mouth
  • Gigi
  • Sayonara
  • Peyton Place
  • Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison
  • Lust for Life
  • Giant
  • Friendly Persuasion
  • Around the World in 80 Days
  • Around the World in Eighty Days
  • Love Me or Leave Me
  • East of Eden
  • Blackboard Jungle
  • Bad Day at Black Rock
  • Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
  • Sabrina
  • The Caine Mutiny
  • Shane
  • Lili
  • The Cruel Sea
  • From Here to Eternity
  • The Quiet Man
  • High Noon
  • 5 Fingers
  • The Bad and the Beautiful
  • The African Queen
  • A Place in the Sun
  • Father of the Bride
  • Broken Arrow
  • The Asphalt Jungle
  • The Fallen Idol
  • Champion
  • Bicycle Thieves
  • A Letter to Three Wives
  • The Snake Pit
  • A Foreign Affair
  • The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
  • Great Expectations
  • Great Expectations
  • Crossfire
  • Miracle on 34th Street
  • Miracle on 34th Street
  • Rome, Open City
  • The Killers
  • Anna and the King of Siam
  • The Best Years of Our Lives
  • Pride of the Marines
  • Mildred Pierce
  • Ernie Pyle's Story of G.I. Joe
  • The Lost Weekend
  • Meet Me in St. Louis
  • Laura
  • Double Indemnity
  • Going My Way
  • The Song of Bernadette
  • The More the Merrier
  • Holy Matrimony
  • Random Harvest
  • Hold Back the Dawn
  • Rebecca
  • Kitty Foyle
  • Wuthering Heights
  • Goodbye, Mr. Chips
  • Four Daughters
  • The Citadel
  • The Life of Emile Zola
  • Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
  • Mr. Deeds
  • Mutiny on the Bounty
  • The Lives of a Bengal Lancer
  • The Informer
  • Viva Villa!
  • State Fair
  • Arrowsmith
  • Bad Girl
  • Little Caesar
  • Cimarron
  • The Divorcee
  • Wonder of Women
  • A Woman of Affairs
  • Sal of Singapore
  • In Old Arizona
  • A Simple Twist of Fate
  • Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • When Marnie Was There
  • Kizumonogatari Part 1: Tekketsu
  • Kizumonogatari Part 2: Nekketsu
  • Kizumonogatari Part 3: Reiketsu
  • Infamous
  • Somewhere in Time
  • The Wings of the Dove
  • All of Me
  • The Map of Tiny Perfect Things
  • Yes Day
  • 365 Days
  • Hillbilly Elegy
  • To Hell and Back