3 Finest Film Adaptation (of books)
The advent of the fast internet made it extremely comfortable to watch free movies online. You have to just sit in your lounge and stream full HD movies online. The cinema industry of today owes a big thank to the books as they gave some of the finest productions ever in the history of the cinema.
There is a famous saying “A great book should leave you with many experiences and slightly exhausted at the end, you live several lives while reading it”. Film producers always strive for better and unique stories to paint thousand words in a picture.
Hundreds of films are being produced from the books and the list of hits is also huge. With respect to best direction, production cinematography and artwork here is a list of best three movies adaptation of books.
The third in our list is a masterclass direction from Frank Darabont, an adaptation of the Stephen King novella Rita Heyworth. The movie was nominated for seven Oscars, it managed to retain the IMDB top most position. Tim Robbins played one of his finest leading role with a legendary supporting actor Morgan Freeman. The story features an innocent man proved guilty for a crime, he didn’t commit, sent to a prison to rot for the rest his life. In prison, he did not lose hope and self-esteem. The movie delineates friendship, rough times, hope, fright and sorrow. Laying an astounding foundation, awesome screenplay paved the path of the movie’s success. The film depicts Stephen King’s novel brilliantly, in fact, the movie came strong where the novel came up short. Overall it is one of the best books to film adaptation. It’s worth mentioning the music, maintaining dialogue decorum, the choreography, cinematography and the cast was absolutely stunning, that surely arouse the emotions of the audience.
The Lord of the Rings (series)
The Lord of the Rings is a trilogy film directed by Peter Jackson. The movie series is based on a novel The Lord of the Rings written by J.R.R Tolkien in 1954. The popularity of novel was so big that it became a reference in many societies.
Lord of the Rings is a trilogy film which features a fictional world where the unusual characters set out in the quest for a Ring on which rests the power.
The series was filmed in New Zealand and it took 8 years to complete this project,
it consists of following parts.
The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) First Sequel
AFI acknowledged this part as the 2nd best film in fantasy genre after conducting a wide poll. In addition, it was nominated for thirteen Oscars. The movie was a massive hit at the box office grossing over $850 million worldwide, it remained as one of the highest grossing films.
The second part of the sequel is The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002). This part was also an emblem of huge success, with a budget of just $90 million the movie grossed a staggering figure of more than $900 million and have won the Academy Award for Best Visuals Effects and Best Sound Editing. This part was an excellent blend of emotions with brilliant storytelling, leaving the audience in a thirst for the final part.
The last part The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the Kings was released on 2003.
It was one of the highest earning movie of the times grossed over $1.12billion worldwide. It took all the 11 nominated Academy Awards, that’s still a record.
The series adaptation of the book is still considered to be the most daring, brilliant and aspiring project to be undertaken in the history of cinema.
Harry Potter (Series)
Certainly, it is number one on anyone’s list of best book adaptation, based on a novel by J.k Rowling the series was produced by Warner Bros. Harry potter literature is of remarkable achievement, it is a piece of lifetime excellence. It has eight spectacular fantasy parts.
- Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (2001)
- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
- Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 (2010)
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011)
- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
It features the struggle of the main character Harry Potter lived in a bizarre magical world, whose parents were killed and he was invited to a school to learn magic, uncovers the secrets of the killer by engaging in several supernatural encounters again and again.
The movie’s visual effect and sound editing are exceptional. There were almost five UK companies that took part in creating the amazing visual effects in the films. The series was also credited as the movie sequel which created a new era of visuals effects and animation in the UK. The sets for the scenes were quite extravagant and iconic.
As of 2015 Harry potter series was the 2nd highest revenue making franchise in the cinema industry.
All the films produced were a big success financially, expository and analytically.
We hope that we can see more masterclass adaptation in coming days.