All the AFI Top 100 Movies That Were Based on Books

More than half of the featured films have literary roots.

it happened one night, an AFI top 100 movie based on a book
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  • Photo Credit: Columbia Pictures

AFI Top 100 Movies Based on Books

movies better than the book - the godfather
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  • The Godfather.

    Photo Credit: Paramount Pictures
one flew over the cuckoo's nest, one of the afi top 100 movies based on a book
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  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.

    Photo Credit: United Artists
double indemnity, an afi top 100 movie based on a book
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  • Double Indemnity.

    Photo Credit: Paramount Pictures
kirk douglas in spartacus
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  • Spartacus. In 2012, Kirk Douglas discussed the making of this film in his memoir

    Photo Credit: Universal International

AFI Top 100 Movies Based on Short Stories

All About Eve, an AFI top 100 film based on a book
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  • All About Eve.

    Photo Credit: 20th Century Fox