Books to Movies/TV Shows Part IIby BatBanks | created - 28 Aug 2014 | updated - 6 days 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 (1995–2019)
A Knight in Camelot
90 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
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: 823 | 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: 427 | Gross: $0.05M
12. We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993)
G | 72 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Captain New Eyes travels back in time and feeds dinosaurs his Brain Grain cereal, which makes them intelligent and nonviolent. They agree to go to the Middle Future (this era) in order to ... See full summary »
Votes: 12,645 | 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: 6,811 | 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: 6,436 | Gross: $1.95M
17. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama
Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.
Votes: 41,336 | 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: 17,397 | Gross: $69.60M
21. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997)
R | 155 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A visiting city reporter's assignment suddenly revolves around the murder trial of a local millionaire, whom he befriends.
Votes: 35,255 | 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: 11,363 | Gross: $2.00M
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 14th century France before they can escape back to the 21st Century.
Votes: 57,839 | 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.
Nightmare Classics (1989)
The Turn of the Screw
56 min | 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
TV remake of the Henry James' classic tale "Turn of the Screw", with changes in location and character names. A live in nanny discovers two children haunted by the spirits and deeds of ... 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?
35. 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.
39. 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: 22,876 | Gross: $37.77M
40. 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.
41. 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.
42. 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 »
44. The Canterville Ghost (1996 TV Movie)
PG | 92 min | Family, Drama, Fantasy
When a teenaged girl moves to England with her brothers and parents into the ancient Canterville Hall, she's not at all happy. Especially as there's a ghost and a mysterious re-appearing ... See full summary »
46. Moby Dick (1956)
Not Rated | 116 min | Adventure, Drama
The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick.
Votes: 15,820 | Gross: $10.40M
50. The Royal Diaries: Isabel - Jewel of Castilla (2000 TV Movie)
TV-Y7 | 27 min | Drama, Family, History