Inspired by @PJKelly Alternative Title: When You Can't Read All the Books (and they beat you to the source material but do it so well you're like fuck reading that book) Which is also the title of my memoir. Just the name of movie plus what it has that the book couldn't possibly have.
  1. Adaptation
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    Why be faithful to the book when you can get meta on the movie.
  2. American Splendor
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    Again with the meta
  3. Tristram Shandy A Cock and Bull Story
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    I have a sexual thing for Gillian Anderson. That's a line in the movie. I never read the book. But I do enjoy a good movie about making a movie from a book.
  4. Election
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    Alexander Payne
  5. Sideways
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    Alexander Payne
  6. The Descendants
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    George running
  7. Forrest Gump
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    Tom running
  8. Austenland
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    This scene
  9. Out of Africa
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    Robert Redford Meryl Streep
  10. The Ice Storm
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    Wardrobe!
  11. Beaches
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    I wouldn't read a book like this but sure I'll see that movie.
  12. Being There
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    This scene is phenomenal, the opening scene when he leaves the house and is out in the world for the first time. The music, the shots. So good. I didn't know it was a book until just now. I only saw the movie last year, my mind was blown.
  13. Big Fish
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    I can't even imagine such a pretty movie as a book.
  14. The Bourne Identity
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    All that action. In a book?
  15. Bridget Jones' Diary
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    Ummm Hugh and Colin fighting?
  16. Capote
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    Transformation of actor into role.
  17. About a Boy
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    Hugh Grant
  18. Fever Pitch
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    This movie always makes me so happy. Spoiler alert the Sox win the World Series, maybe because this movie was made?
  19. High Fidelity
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    Nick Hornby is really a screenwriter, ok?
  20. Fried Green Tomatoes
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    All the great actresses
  21. How to Make an American Quilt
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    Winona and ensemble cast.
  22. The Graduate
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    Soundtrack.
  23. Jackie Brown
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    Tarantino. Soundtrack
  24. The Commitments
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    Soundtrack
  25. Fight Club
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    Brad Pitt
  26. October Sky
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    Jake G.
  27. Orlando
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    Tilda
  28. The Perfect Storm
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    Clooney
  29. The Talented Mr. Ripley
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    Pretty People
  30. Rounders
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    If this movie is on tv I end up watching the whole thing. I think it's Edward Norton.
  31. Sense & Sensibilty
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    Emma Thompson Hugh Grant
  32. An Education
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    Art Direction
  33. Stardust
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    Art Direction
  34. The Shawshank Redemption
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    Morgan Freeman narration
  35. What's the Worse that Could Happen?
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    This guy. We showed up at the wrong theater and this movie was starting so we saw it "what's the worse that could happen?" we said. But this character was worth it.