YA Book Adaptationsby noabash | created - 04 Dec 2013 | updated - 23 Dec 2013 | Public
Young Adult books that have or will be turned into movies. They are in no particular order other that the order they came into my head!
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1. The Hunger Games (2012)
PG-13 | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games: a televised competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to fight to the death.
Votes: 804,227 | Gross: $408.01M
2. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
PG-13 | 146 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem.
Votes: 582,576 | Gross: $424.67M
3. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Katniss Everdeen is in District 13 after she shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage.
Votes: 385,824 | Gross: $337.14M
4. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)
PG-13 | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Katniss and a team of rebels from District 13 prepare for the final battle that will decide the fate of Panem.
Votes: 259,217 | Gross: $281.72M
6. The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)
PG-13 | 130 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Edward leaves Bella after an attack that nearly claimed her life, and in her depression she falls into yet another paranormal relationship - this time with werewolf Jacob Black.
Votes: 251,713 | Gross: $296.62M
7. The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
As a string of mysterious killings grips Seattle, Bella, whose high school graduation is fast approaching, is forced to choose between her love for vampire Edward and her friendship with werewolf Jacob.
Votes: 214,613 | Gross: $300.53M
PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The Quileutes close in on expecting parents Edward and Bella, whose unborn child poses a threat to the Wolf Pack and the towns people of Forks.
Votes: 211,144 | Gross: $281.29M
PG-13 | 115 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
After the birth of Renesmee/Nessie, the Cullens gather other vampire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in front of the Volturi.
Votes: 217,938 | Gross: $292.30M
PG | 118 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A teenager discovers he's the descendant of a Greek god and sets out on an adventure to settle an on-going battle between the gods.
Votes: 167,435 | Gross: $88.76M
11. Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013)
PG | 106 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
In order to restore their dying safe haven, the son of Poseidon and his friends embark on a quest to the Sea of Monsters, to find the mythical Golden Fleece, all the while trying to stop an ancient evil from rising.
Votes: 103,880 | Gross: $68.56M
12. Divergent (2014)
PG-13 | 139 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she's Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it's too late.
Votes: 404,593 | Gross: $150.95M
13. Insurgent (2015)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart with the help from others on her side.
Votes: 203,185 | Gross: $130.18M
14. Allegiant (2016)
PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
After the earth-shattering revelations of Insurgent, Tris must escape with Four beyond the wall that encircles Chicago, to finally discover the shocking truth of the world around them.
Votes: 98,152 | Gross: $66.18M
15. Beautiful Creatures (2013)
PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Ethan longs to escape his small Southern town. He meets a mysterious new girl, Lena. Together, they uncover dark secrets about their respective families, their history and their town.
Votes: 80,702 | Gross: $19.45M
16. The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror
When her mother disappears, Clary Fray learns that she descends from a line of warriors who protect our world from demons. She joins forces with others like her and heads into a dangerous alternate New York called the Shadow World.
Votes: 123,071 | Gross: $31.17M
Fantasy | Announced
A teenager named Tessa Gray travels to London during the Victorian era where she discovers that she has the ability to transform her body and ultimately meets up with Shadowhunters who hunt vampires, werewolves, and warlocks.
18. The 5th Wave (2016)
PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Four waves of increasingly deadly alien attacks have left most of Earth in ruin. Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother.
Votes: 92,480 | Gross: $34.91M
20. Fallen (II) (2016)
PG-13 | 91 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
A young girl finds herself in a reform school after therapy since she was blamed for the death of a young boy. At the school she finds herself drawn to a fellow student, unaware that he is an angel, and has loved her for thousands of years.
Action, Family, Thriller | Announced
Three teens, slated to be Unwound, run for their lives in a dystopian future that is too close for comfort.
22. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
PG-13 | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that stretches across time, he finds Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. But the danger deepens after he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers.
Votes: 144,192 | Gross: $87.24M
23. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
PG | 152 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
An orphaned boy enrolls in a school of wizardry, where he learns the truth about himself, his family and the terrible evil that haunts the magical world.
Votes: 581,449 | Gross: $317.58M
24. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
PG | 161 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
An ancient prophecy seems to be coming true when a mysterious presence begins stalking the corridors of a school of magic and leaving its victims paralyzed.
Votes: 503,390 | Gross: $261.99M
25. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
PG | 142 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
It's Harry's third year at Hogwarts; not only does he have a new "Defense Against the Dark Arts" teacher, but there is also trouble brewing. Convicted murderer Sirius Black has escaped the Wizards' Prison and is coming after Harry.
Votes: 499,980 | Gross: $249.36M
26. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
PG-13 | 157 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A young wizard finds himself competing in a hazardous tournament between rival schools of magic, but he is distracted by recurring nightmares.
Votes: 498,836 | Gross: $290.01M
27. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
PG-13 | 138 min | Action, Adventure, Family
With their warning about Lord Voldemort's return scoffed at, Harry and Dumbledore are targeted by the Wizard authorities as an authoritarian bureaucrat slowly seizes power at Hogwarts.
Votes: 463,479 | Gross: $292.00M
28. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
PG | 153 min | Action, Adventure, Family
As Harry Potter begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as "the property of the Half-Blood Prince" and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past.
Votes: 427,848 | Gross: $301.96M
29. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
PG-13 | 146 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
As Harry, Ron and Hermione race against time and evil to destroy the Horcruxes, they uncover the existence of the three most powerful objects in the wizarding world: the Deathly Hallows.
Votes: 435,031 | Gross: $295.98M
30. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
PG-13 | 130 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Harry, Ron, and Hermione search for Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes in their effort to destroy the Dark Lord as the final battle rages on at Hogwarts.
Votes: 704,845 | Gross: $381.01M
31. Matched (I)
Romance, Sci-Fi | Announced
In a future society, officials choose your job, your spouse, and when you die. After a young girl (Cassia) is "matched" with her best friend (Xander), things go crazy and Cassia must choose between love and order.
32. Legend (I)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Announced
Set in a future where North America is split into two warring nations, Day and June are on opposite sides of the battle who uncover a hidden truth about their respective leaders.
Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi | Announced
The story of a 19-year-old time traveler who witnesses his girlfriend's murder and jumps back two years, where he's recruited by a government agency run by the man he thought was his father and vows to save his girlfriend no matter what.
34. The Book Thief (2013)
PG-13 | 131 min | Drama, War
While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. In the basement of her home, a Jewish refugee is being protected by her adoptive parents.
Votes: 120,633 | Gross: $21.49M
35. Vampire Academy (2014)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, half human-half vampire, a guardian of the Moroi, peaceful, mortal vampires living discreetly within our world. Her calling is to protect the Moroi from bloodthirsty, immortal Vampires, the Strigoi.
Votes: 49,823 | Gross: $7.79M
37. Beastly (2011)
PG-13 | 86 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A modern-day take on the "Beauty and the Beast" tale where a New York teen is transformed into a hideous monster in order to find true love.
Votes: 73,247 | Gross: $27.87M
38. I Am Number Four (2011)
PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Aliens and their Guardians are hiding on Earth from intergalactic bounty hunters. They can only be killed in numerical order, and Number Four is next on the list. This is his story.
Votes: 219,870 | Gross: $55.10M
39. Ender's Game (2013)
PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Young Ender Wiggin is recruited by the International Military to lead the fight against the Formics, an insectoid alien race who had previously tried to invade Earth and had inflicted heavy losses on humankind.
Votes: 213,837 | Gross: $61.74M
40. The Maze Runner (2014)
PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow "runners" for a shot at escape.
Votes: 393,080 | Gross: $102.43M
41. The Host (2013)
PG-13 | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When an unseen enemy threatens mankind by taking over their bodies and erasing their memories, Melanie will risk everything to protect the people she cares most about, proving that love can conquer all in a dangerous new world.
Votes: 106,708 | Gross: $26.63M
42. The Spectacular Now (2013)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A hard-partying high school senior's philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical "nice girl."
Votes: 136,123 | Gross: $6.85M
43. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)
PG-13 | 129 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery
A nine-year-old amateur inventor, Francophile, and pacifist searches New York City for the lock that matches a mysterious key left behind by his father, who died in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
Votes: 93,971 | Gross: $31.85M
Action, Adventure, Drama | Announced
A smart, beautiful young woman lives in a world where select people born with an extreme skill -- called a Grace -- are feared and exploited.
48. Tiger's Curse
Fantasy | Announced
Kelsey Hayes gets sucked into a 300-year-old Indian curse when she encounters a mysterious white tiger named Ren at a local circus. Finding herself halfway around the world she comes face-to-face with dark forces and spellbinding magic.
49. The Testing
Action, Adventure, Comedy | Announced
Teenager Malencia Vale leaves home in order to participate in a program designed to groom leaders in the effort to rebuild the United States, which has crumbled due to biological war and natural disasters.
Fantasy | Announced
A young girl who is descended from a line of dragons who can take human form puts her entire family at risk when she falls for a member of a secret dragon-hunting society.
54. Shiver (I)
Fantasy, Romance, Thriller | Announced
A teenage werewolf falls for a girl, who helps him find a way to become human.
57. Before I Fall (2017)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
February 12 is just another day in Sam's charmed life, until it turns out to be her last. Stuck reliving her last day over and over, Sam untangles the mystery around her death and discovers everything she's losing.
Votes: 40,662 | Gross: $12.23M
58. The Diviners
Sci-Fi | Announced
A group of young people living in New York during the 1920s are bestowed with magical powers.
59. Wake (I)
Thriller | Announced
A thriller that follows Janie Hannagan, a young woman who has the ability to enter other people's dreams.
60. The Giver (2014)
PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world.
Votes: 106,562 | Gross: $45.09M
61. Gone (I)
Action | Announced
After the strange disappearance of anyone over the age of 14 and being cut off from the outside world, a large group of kids are forced to survive, receiving strange supernatural powers in the process.
Action, Comedy | Announced
A teenage girl attending a spy-training academy tries to solve the the mystery of her father's death while keeping her a secret from a boy who doesn't know she's a spy. Based on a a young-adult novel by Ally Carter.
Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi | Announced
A young imprisoned boy named Finn and the Warden's daughter, Claudia, find a key that holds the way to freedom for both of them.
65. Maximum Ride (I) (2016)
PG-13 | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A flock of winged children mount a rescue plan when wolf-boys abduct their youngest member and return her to the militarized institution that created them all.
Fantasy | Announced
A brother and sister try to rescue a legendary alchemist's secret of eternal life from falling into the wrong hands. Based on Michael Scott's "The Alchemyst: Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel"
68. Obsidian (I)
Fantasy | Announced
Teenager Katy Swartz moves to the rural South during her senior year of high school and befriends the neighbor's boy, Daemon, who harbors mysterious powers.
69. Z for Zachariah (2015)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In the wake of a disaster that wipes out most of civilization, two men and a young woman find themselves in an emotionally charged love triangle as the last known survivors.
Votes: 26,014 | Gross: $0.12M
70. Rubinrot (2013)
122 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
On her 16th birthday, Gwendolyn Shepherd finds out that instead of her cousin, she has inherited a rare gene that allows her to travel through time.
71. Sapphire Blue (2014)
116 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Gwen has just discovered, that she's the final member of the secret time-traveling Circle of Twelve. Now she has to juggle with constant trips to the past, her relationships with Gideon and figuring out dark secrets surrounding the Circle.