Best Book Based Movies 2020



It’s a centuries-old argument and a great icebreaker question for any first date: book or movie? This is the question that can inform what a person really enjoys in a story. Do they like the pure elements that have been developed from an author’s mind or the repurposed plot that has been reimagined by a screenwriter with their own ideas of what the story should be? This argument might never stop when it comes to The Lord of the Ringss and Harry potter franchises, not least because it is now impossible to imagine the boy wizard as someone other than Daniel Radcliffe.

There are books that are so good that they have been adapted over and over again. Jane Austen and Roald Dahl might not have imagined their books would be on screen so many times, but it’s not a bad thing to feel that nostalgia over and over again. These are the best books turning into movies in 2020 with everything from sci-fi masterpiece Dune to a Charles Dickens classic.

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Frank Herbert’s sci-fi masterpiece gets its most promising screen adaptation since David Lynch took on the challenge in the 1980s. Incoming director Denis Villeneuve is a promising candidate to adapt the film. famous unsuitable book. The film stars Timothee Chalamet as Paul Atreides alongside Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Jason Momoa, Javier Bardem and Zendaya.

Dr Doolittle’s travels

The second of Hugh Lofting’s novels has been adapted into a film starring Robert Downey Jr. as a doctor who discovers he can talk to animals. The movie is simply called Dolittle and comes out on January 17th.

PS I still love you

The first of Jenny Han’s YA novel trilogy arrived on Netflix in 2018 To all the boys I’ve loved before, with Lana Condor and Noah Centineo. The second in the series has been adapted for Netflix and will be available on February 12, two days before Valentine’s Day. This story will focus on Lara Jean’s new relationship with Peter Kavinsky. But wait! This is a high school romance movie, so it is necessary to feature a love triangle (and it is).


Regardless of how the late writer might feel, Emma hits theaters on February 21. The book was adapted in 1996 into the Douglas McGrath-directed film starring Gwyneth Patlrow, but it’s been 24 years, so it’s time to start over, right? The new version features Anya Taylor-Joy in the lead role as an intrusive matchmaker. Bill Nighy is Mr. Woodhouse and Johnny Flynn is George Knightley. Autumn of Wilde realized.

Call of the wild

If someone gave you exactly five seconds to scream that should be in an adaptation of Jack London’s 1903 book Call of the wild, would you immediately shout Harrison Ford? There really is no more perfect answer. This story is set in the Yukon, Canada, and is about a sled dog surviving in the Alaskan wilderness during the Klondike Gold Rush. The film is released on February 21.

The invisible Man

Elisabeth Moss stars in the modern adaptation of HG Wells’ novel. This version, a psychological horror film written and directed by Leigh Whannell, is a vague version of Wells’ book. The story centers on a woman who, after her ex allegedly commits suicide, believes she is being chased by someone she cannot see. The film is released on February 28.

David Copperfield’s personal story

The full original title of this 1850 Charles Dickens novel was long: The personal story, adventures, experience and observation of Blunderstone Rookery Younger David Copperfield (which he never intended to publish under any circumstances), but that’s not a good movie title, is it? The film, by Armando Iannucci of Veep, stars Gwendolyn Christie, Simon Blackwell and many more.

The woman at the window

Amy Adams likes a good drama adapted from a book. In HBO Sharp objects (2018), she played a woman from a spooky dollhouse life in a small town in Missouri with lots of dark secrets. In this film, an agoraphobic woman drinks wine all day and spies on her neighbors. Nothing bad will come of it, will it? Find out on May 15th. Or read the book now. Your choice.

Artemis Poultry

The next adaptation of Disney’s beloved fantasy story directed by Kenneth Branagh will cover the first two books in the Artemis Fowl series. Artemis Fowl is a 12-year-old criminal mastermind who kidnaps a fairy to pay for the search for her missing father and restore the fortunes of the Fowl family. The film is released on May 29.

The secret garden

This 1911 novel is about an orphan, Mary Lennox, who must live with her uncle in a Yorkshire estate. Colin Firth stars; the film’s release date is April 17, 2020.

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