16 Book to Movie Adaptations Streaming on Netflix Now

Give your e-reader the night off.

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The Irishman

Based on I Heard You Paint Houses, by Charles Brandt

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 All the Bright Places 

 Based on All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven 

Howards End

Based on Howards End by E.M. Forster

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  • Photo Credit: Still from "Howards End," via Sony Pictures Classics

Jaws

Based on the book by Peter Benchley

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The Danish Girl

Based on The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff

Legally Blonde

Based on the book by Amanda Brown

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Beasts of No Nation 

Based on Beast of No Nation by Uzodinma Iweala 

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  • Photo Credit: Still from "Beasts of No Nation," via Bleecker Street

Crooked House

Based on the book by Agatha Christie

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The Woman in the Window

Based on the book by A.J. Finn

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Mudbound 

Based on Mudbound by Hillary Jordan 

The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Society

Based on the book by Marie Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

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Dumplin'

Based on Dumplin' by Julie Murphy

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There Will Be Blood

Based on Oil! by Upton Sinclair

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Our Souls at Night

Based on Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf

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  • Photo Credit: Still from "Our Souls at Night," via Netflix

What's Eating Gilbert Grape

Based on the book by Peter Hedges

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The Lovely Bones

Based on the book by Alice Sebold

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  • Photo Credit: Still from "The Lovely Bones," via Paramount Pictures