What percentage of movies are made from books?

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I don't know an exact percentage, but I do know that in 2006, over 50 movies that were released were made from books, and that this number increased over the last four years.
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What Wilbur Smith books was made into movies?

The Seventh Scroll was made into a TV mini series in 1999 Shout at the Devil was made into a movie in 1976. With Lee Marvin as Colonel Flynn O'Flynn, Roger Moore as Sebastian Oldsmith and Barbara Parkins as Rosa O'Flynn / Oldsmith "Gold Mine" was also made into the movie "Gold" in 1974 with (MORE)

Is the book Uglies being made into a movie?

This film is to be released sometime in 2011. If you look on the website IMDB - see link (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0986270/) there is more information available. It has been announced but is not yet in production. The film is in very early stages but the rights to the trilogy - Uglies, Pretties, (MORE)

What Tom Clancy books were made movies?

Without Remorse (in production, due in 2008), The Sum of All Fears (2002), Netforce (based on a story, Made for TV, 1999), OP Center (story, TV, 1995), Clear and Present Danger (1994), Patriot Games (1992), and The Hunt for Red October (1990).

Will all the Twilight books be made into movies?

It has been rumoured that they will ALL be made into movies as Twilight ( the 1st book in the series) is done and on DVD.. They have already casted the actors for the second movie in the twilight series, New Moon. It will be out on 11/20/09.. They will mostly likely make all of the books into movi (MORE)

Will the book 'The Hunger Games' be made into a movie?

Yes. The rights were sold to Lionsgate the day the book was released. They script writer is Suzane Colins. I'm not sure who the director is but I know that they've already chosen one. Its coming out on march 2012. Cant wait

Was the book troy made into a movie?

The movie "Troy" wasn't based on a book called Troy. It was based on The Iliad by Homer. The Iliad tells only a small portion of the 10 year Trojan War--about 9 weeks, I believe. The move "Troy" is a condensed version of The Iliad.

Which books have been made into movies?

Gone with the Wind . Legends of the Fall . The Thorn Birds . The Stand . Dreamcatcher . Lord of the Rings . The Maltese Falcon . Twilight . Harry Potter . This is a very short list of books that have been made into movies. There are hundreds of books that have been made into movies.

Why are some books chosen to be made into movies?

There are many but my all time favorite book that is going to be made into a movie is THE HUNGER GAMES by Suzanne Collins. The best book I have ever read! PLease read it before the movie comes out. :) You will love it!

Movies made from Clive Cussler books?

There have only been two films made on the novels of Clive Cussler. Novel Raise the Titanic! (released in 1976) was a film release of the same title in 1980, starring Alec Guinness. And, Sahara, a Dirk Pitt novel, first released in 1992, was made into film in 2005 with actors Matthew McConaughey (MORE)

Books that were made into movies?

Gone With The Wind, The Godfather, Of Mice And Men, The Grapes Of Wrath, Love Story, The Hunt For Red October, Fahrenheit 451, Interview With The Vampire, Advise & Consent, Exodus, Planet Of The Apes. Many many others....

Which Roald Dahl books were made into movies?

Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) Charlie & the Chocolate Factory (2005) (Johnny Depp) Matilda (1996) James & the Giant Peach (1996) The Witches (1990) The BFG (1989) Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) (Gene Wilder) Roald Dahl also wrote original scripts for the following movies: (MORE)

Will there be a movie made about the book 'Anthem'?

Answer 1: I don't know. But there is a movie similar to the plot of the book it is called The Island. Great movie you should check it out it is pretty new. Answer 2: "Anthem" dealt with a future dystopia in which there was no technology and everyone lived in communal huts. "The Island" dealth (MORE)

Will the book triskellion be made a movie?

I would vote full support to Will Peterson's Triskellion Trilogy being made into a feature film. Hollywood better get a good producer and director. If they screw it up I'd be peeved.

How many of nicholas sparks books have been made into a movie?

6 of his books have been made into a movie, which are Message in a Bottle A Walk to Remember The Notebook Nights in Rodanthe Dear John (Feb,5,2010) The Last Song (March,31,2010) He has also sold the rights to True Believer, At First Sight and The Lucky One The Guardian is also a book (MORE)

What author has the most books made into movies?

I'm only guessing here, but Stephen King would be my answer; I know several Agatha Christie books were also made into TV movies. I'm thinking Philip K. Dick for non repeat and Shakespeare for total including repeats.

How many books have been made into movies by Enid Blyton?

There have been no movies made from the Blyton books. However, there has be many TV programmes aimed at children these include Noddy which even today is being created in CGI and the animated Enchanted Lands which are the Faraway Stories

Was the book hatchet made in a movie?

Not under that name: Gary Paulsen's young adult novel Hatchet was adapted into the movie A Cry in the Wild in 1990. Why they abandoned the original title is anybody's guess.

How do you get a book made into a movie?

Draft a screenplay based upon same from your story, or work with the author of the material and do it that way. Then it is a matter of shopping it around to studios and trying to get a bite.

What are names of books that were made into movies?

the Harry Potter series, the Twilight series, the Series of Unfortunate Events series, Lord of the Flies, I am the Cheese, Othello, Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, Charlottes Web, Alice in Wonderland, Ponyo, The Little Mermaid, the Wizard of Oz, Peter Pan, Winnie the Pooh, and a whole bunch more..

Is the book the summoning being made into a movie?

As of right now: summer 2011, No. The production could be in the works, but a movie titled "The Summoning" is set to be released in October 2011. The movie has a completely different plot, dealing with murders, witchcraft, police investigations, and something demonic about mirrors. The tagline reads (MORE)

Was the book 'To Kill a Mockingbird' made into a movie?

Yes it was, they made one in 1962. It stars Gregory Peck as Atticus, Mary Badham as Scout, and Phillip Alford as Jem. It is a very good movie that follows the book well! Something interesting is that they had the option to put in in color, but they still chose to put in in black and white. It is a r (MORE)

Has any book or movie made an impact on you?

The mother daughter book club by heather vogel frederick changed my life! The book that has made the most impact on me is the Bible. The movie Midnight Cowboy showed me a cruel side of NYC.

Which Jim Harrison books were made into movies?

Some books that were written by Jim Harrison that have either made it into movies or television include Carried Away, Dalva, and Legends of the Fall. For a full list you can visit Jim Harrison's page on the website Fandango.

Can you request a book be made into a movie?

You can request anything. However unless someone or several someones put up several million dollars, a movie will not be made. There have been a few movies made with Kickstarter.