You know, taking a beloved novel and making it a movie is a truly thankless task.
Fans of the written word have the author's world ingrained in their head and that is one tough thing to compete against. Divergent fans will soon discover whether Neil Burger achieved success!
Yet, when it works... it works!
Watch The Hunger Games online, watch The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King online or even watch The Notebook online and those are just three of 15 examples we found of page to screen efforts that excel.
And check out these The Help quotes and tell Movie Fanatic that that flick doesn't nail it too!
Click through and see what 15 books made great movies! And Hollywood, use these as a blueprint for all future efforts!