25 Shows and Movies Better Than the Books They're Based On

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The Princess Bride
The Princess Bride
3.9
disney+ dogear
+5
Fight Club
4.2
amc dogear
+4
Forrest Gump
4.2
amazon dogear
+7
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
4.2
max dogear
+6
The Vampire Diaries
3.6
peacock premium dogear
+4
The Shawshank Redemption
4.5
amc dogear
+5
The Notebook
3.8
hulu dogear
+6
The Handmaid's Tale
4.3
hulu dogear
+3
The Silence of the Lambs
4.5
itunes dogear
+3
Howl's Moving Castle
4
max dogear
+4
Practical Magic
3
amc dogear
+4
To All the Boys I've Loved Before
3.4
netflix dogear
Jaws
4.1
amc dogear
+5
Jurassic Park
4.2
netflix dogear
+5
Crazy Rich Asians
3.4
hulu dogear
+6
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
3.5
amc dogear
+6
Divergent
3.3
amc dogear
+4
The Princess Diaries
3
amazon dogear
+7
Big Little Lies
4.3
The Lovely Bones
3.3
max dogear
+6
Little Fires Everywhere
3.8
hulu dogear
+3
Normal People
4.5
hulu dogear
+1
Bridget Jones's Diary
3.5
paramount plus dogear
+7
Brokeback Mountain
3.6
amc dogear
+6
The Summer I Turned Pretty
3.6
amazon dogear