#1 Posted by Grady (163 posts) -

I feel that The Road is a really good example of these kinds of movies.
 
What do you guys think?

#2 Posted by TwoLines (2810 posts) -

The Shining.
The ending is very different, but the movie is excelent notherthanless.

#3 Posted by Willy105 (4690 posts) -

The black and white To Kill A Mockingbird. 

#4 Posted by Jimbo (9809 posts) -

Fellowship and Two Towers.  Jurassic Park.  The Godfather.

#5 Posted by EVO (3908 posts) -

Ghost World. Best comic book movie ever. Yes, better than Spiderman. One of my favourite movies of all time.

#6 Posted by Chirag4 (585 posts) -

The Godfather

#7 Edited by Meowayne (6084 posts) -

The Neverending Story, Fight Club*, Jurassic Park, The Remains of the Day, The Fellowship of the Ring + The Two Towers, The Silence of the Lambs*, A Clockwork Orange*, 2001, The Green Mile, Das Boot*. American Psycho.
 
 
* better than the book

#8 Posted by flyingmonkeywhoa (14 posts) -

 "Children of Men"
All the Lord of the Ring's movies
"Shindler's List"
"Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban"
"Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire"
" Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince"

#9 Posted by CaptainObvious (2998 posts) -

LoTR of course.

#10 Posted by cstrang (2381 posts) -

FIght Club >>>> All.

#11 Posted by Trilogy (2653 posts) -

Lord of the rings is the easy answer. 
 
I am legend is pretty good too. I guess when you fuck up the first two movie adaptations, you're bound to get the third one right. Third time is a charm as they say.

#12 Posted by GunnBjorn (2911 posts) -

I wouldn't say it's the best book-to-movie adaptation but i find 'The Lord of the Flies' by William Golding fairly okay. 
Both the 1963 and the more gruesome 1990 flick.
#13 Posted by RobJ (398 posts) -

As far as I can recall "The Exorcist" made a pretty seamless translation from book to movie.

#14 Posted by PenguinDust (12514 posts) -

Some children's books make the transition very well.  Mary Poppins, The Black Stallion, The Incredible Journey and Never Cry Wolf are excellent books and movies in my opinion.