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The purpose of this list is to help librarians and educators find movies that have teen appeal
and that are based in literature.  This list is a work in progress, so if you notice a
book-to-movie that is missing please email me or leave a comment and I'll get it added.
BOOK
MOVIE
Guardians of the Galaxy Comics
by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning
Graphic Novel
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) PG-13
I, Robot by Isaac Asimov
I, Robot (2004) PG-13
Emma by Jane Austen
Clueless (1995) PG-13
Emma (1996) PG
Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen
From Prada to Nada (2010) PG-13
Peter Pan by J.M. BarriePan (2015) TBD
Wizard of Oz Novels by Frank BaumOz: The Great and Powerful (2013) PG
Return to Oz (1985) PG
Tiger Eyes by Judy Blume
Tiger Eyes (2012) PG-13
World War Z:
An Oral History of the Zombie War
by Max Brooks
World War Z (2013) PG-13
John Carter of Mars
by Edgar Rice Burroughs
John Carter (2012) PG-13
The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot
(series)
The Princess Diaries (2001) G
The Princess Diaries:
Royal Engagement (2004) G
Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
Ender's Game (2013) PG-13
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
by Lewis Carrol
Alice in Wonderland (2010) PG
The Canterbury Tales
by Geoffry Chaucer
A Knight's Tale (2001) PG-13
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
by Stephen Chbosky
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
(2012) PG-13
Jack Ryan Novels by Tom ClancyJack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014) TBD
City of Bones
by Cassandra Clare
The Mortal Instruments:
City of Bones (2013) PG-13
Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist
by Rachel Cohn & David Levithan
Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist
(2008) PG-13
Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton
Jurassic Park (1993) PG-13
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
The Hunger Games (2012) PG-13
The Hunger Games:
Catching Fire (2013) PG-13
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt. 1 (2014) TBD
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt. 2
(2015) TBD
Derby Girl by Shauna Cross
a.k.a. Whip It
Whip It (2009) PG-13
BOOK
MOVIE
Maze Runner by James Dashner
The Scorch Trials by James Dashner
Maze Runner (2014) PG-13
Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015) TBD
Riding in Cars with Boys
by Beverly D'Onofrio
Riding in Cars with Boys (2001) PG-13
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
by Arthur Conan Doyle
Sherlock Holmes (2009) PG-13
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
(2011) PG-13
I Love You, Beth Cooper
by Larry Doyle
I Love You, Beth Cooper (2009) PG-13
The Guardians of the Galaxy Comics 
Created by Arnold Drake &Gene Colan
Graphic Novel
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) TBD
The Last Apprentice by Joseph DelaneySeventh Son (2015) PG-13
I Love You, Beth Cooper by Larry DoyleI Love You, Beth Cooper (2009) PG-13
The Three Musketeers
by Alexandre Dumas
The Three Musketeers (1993) PG
The Musketeer (2001) PG-13
Three Musketeers (2011) PG-13
I Know What You Did Last Summer
by Lois Duncan
I Know What You Did Last Summer
(1997) R
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Great Gatsby (2013) PG-13
If I Stay by Gayle FormanIf I Stay (2014) PG-13
Tintenherz by Cornelia Funke
Inkheart (2008) PG
Coraline by Neil Gaiman
Coraline (2009) PG
Stardust by Neil Gaiman
Stardust (2007) PG-13
Beautiful Creatures
by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl
Beautiful Creatures (2013) PG-13
The Princess Bride by William GoldmanThe Princess Bride (1987) PG
I, Frankenstein by Kevin Greavioux
Graphic Novel
I, Frankenstein (2014) PG-13
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Paper Towns by John Green
The Fault in Our Stars (2014) PG-13
Paper Towns (2015) TBD
Fairytales (Various)
Recorded by the Grimm Brothers
and others
Jack the Giant Killer (2013) PG-13
Maleficent (2014) PG
Mirror, Mirror: The Untold Adventures
of Snow White (2012) PG
Red Riding Hood (2011) PG-13
Snow White & the Huntsman
(2012) PG-13
Tangled (PG) 2010
BOOK
MOVIE
The Scarlet Letter
by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Easy A (2010) PG-13
Winter's Tale by Mark HelprinWinter's Tale (2014) PG-13
Hoot by Carl Hiaasen
Hoot (2006) PG
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
The Outsiders (1983) PG
Tex by S.E. Hinton
Tex (1982) PG
Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz
Stormbreaker (2006) PG
Les Miserables by Victor HugoLes Miserables (2012) PG-13?
The Guardians of Childhood (series)
by William Joyce
Rise of the Guardians (2012) PG
Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney
Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010) PG
Diary of a Wimpy Kid:
Roderick Rules (2011) PG
Diary of a Wimpy Kid:
Dog Days (2012) PG
To Kill a Mocking Bird
by Harper Lee
To Kill A Mockingbird (1962) NR
The Avengers Comics
Created by Stan Lee & Jack Kirby
Graphic Novel
The Avengers (2012) PG-13
The Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) TBD
Iron Man Comics
Created by Stan Lee
Graphic Novel
Iron Man (2008) PG-13
Iron Man 2 (2010) PG-13
Iron Man 3 (2013) PG-13
Spider-ManComics
Created by Stan Lee
Graphic Novel
Spider-Man (2002) PG-13
Spider-Man 2 (2004) PG-13
Spider-Man 3 (2007) PG-13
The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) PG-13
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) PG-13
The DUFF by Kody KeplingerThe DUFF (2015) TBD
The Jungle Book by Rudyard KiplingThe Jungle Book (2015) TBD
X-Men Comics
Created by Stan Lee & Jack Kirby
Graphic Novel
X-Men (2000) PG-13
X2 (2003) PG-13
X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) PG-13
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) PG-13
X-Men: First Class (2011) PG-13
The Wolverine (2013) PG-13
X:Men: Days of Future Past (2014) PG-13
R.I.P.D.
by Peter Lenkov & Others
Graphic Novel
R.I.P.D. (2013) PG-13
The Phantom of the Opera
by Gaston Leroux
The Phantom of the Opera (1925) NR
The Phantom of the Opera (2004) PG-13
BOOK
MOVIE
Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
Ella Enchanted (2004) PG
The Chronicles of Narnia
by C.S. Lewis
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe (2005) PG
The Chronicles of Narnia:
Prince Caspian (2008) PG
The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage
of the Dawntreader (2010) PG
I am Number Four by Pitticus Lore
I am Number Four (2011) PG-13
The Giver by Lois LowryThe Giver (2014) PG-13
Warm Bodies by Isaac MarionWarm Bodies (2013) PG-13
Life of Pi by Yann MartelLife of Pi (2012) PG
I am Legend by Richard Matheson
I am Legend (2007) PG-13
Vampire Academy by Richelle MeadVampire Academy (2014) PG-13
The Host by Stephenie MeyerThe Host (2013) PG-13
Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer
Twilight (2008)
New Moon (2009)
Eclipse (2010)
Breaking Dawn Pt. 1 (2011)
Breaking Dawn Pt. 2 (2012)
Hellboy by Mike Mignola
Graphic Novel
Hellboy (2004) PG-13
Hellboy II: The Golden Army
(2008) PG-13
Hercules by Steve Moore
Graphic Novel
Hercules (2014) TBD
Scott Pilgrim by Bryan Lee O'Malley
Graphic Novel
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
(PG-13) 2010
Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick
The Mighty (1998) PG-13
True Grit by Charles Portis
True Grit (2012) PG-13
BOOK
MOVIE
All Quiet on the Western Front
by Erich Maria Remarque
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) NR
All Quiet on the Western Front (1979) NR
All Quiet on the Western Front
(2015) TBD
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom RiggsMiss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2015) TBD
Percy Jackson & The Olympians Series
by Rick Riordan
Percy Jackson & The Olympians:
The Lightning Thief (2010) PG
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013) PG
Divergent by Veronica Roth
Insurgent by Veronica Roth
Divergent (2014) PG-13
Insurgent (2014) TBD
Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter & the
Sorcerer's Stone (2001) PG
Harry Potter & the
Chamber of Secrets (2002) PG
Harry Potter & the
Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) PG
Harry Potter & the
Goblet of Fire (2005) PG
Harry Potter & the
Order of the Phoenix (2007) PG-13
Harry Potter & the
Half-Blood Prince (2009) PG
Harry Potter & the
Deathly Hallows Pt.1 (2010) PG-13
Harry Potter & the
Deathly Hallows Pt.2 (2011) PG-13
BOOK
MOVIE
Holes by Louis Sachar
Holes (2003) PG
All You Need is Kill
by Hiroshi Sakurazaka
Graphic Novel
Edge of Tomorrow (2014) PG-13
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare
Gnomeo & Juliet (2011) G
Romeo + Juliet (1996) PG-13
Taming of the Shrew
by William Shakespeare
10 Things I Hate About You (1999) PG-13
Frankenstein by Mary ShelleyFrankenstein (2015) TBD
Captain America Comics
by Joe Simon & Jack Kirby
Graphic Novel
Captain America:
The First Avenger (2011) PG-13
Captain America:
The Winter Soldier (2014) PG-13
Superman Comics
Graphic Novel
Man of Steel (2013) PG-13
Superman Returns (2006) PG-13
Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen
by Dyan Sheldon
Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2004) PG
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
by Seth Grahame-Smith
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
(2015) TBD
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
(2012) PG-13
The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug
(2013) PG-13
The Hobbit: There and Back Again
(2014) PG-13
The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Lord of the Rings:
The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) PG-13
The Lord of the Rings:
Two Towers (2002) PG-13
The Lord of the Rings:
Return of the King (2003) PG-13
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
by James Thurber
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013) PG
The Lesser Blessed by Richard Van CampThe Lesser Blessed (2012)
Flipped by Wendelin Van Draanen
Flipped (2010) PG
It's Kind of a Funny Story
by Ned Vizzini
It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010) PG-13
The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells
The War of the Worlds (1953) PG
The War of the Worlds (2005) PG-13


2 comments:

  1. Love the list. Suggested book/movie: I Love You, Beth Cooper by Larry Doyle

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  2. I love this list,good to have.Thank you

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