34 best Hollywood movies made on successful novels to watch during the lockdown

34 best Hollywood movies made on successful novels to watch during the lockdown

When it comes to movies, what plays a key role in their popularity that is the best story or plot. This is why most directors choose popular novels for a good story, and if that book is popular with people, it is more likely to be a hit.

But what are some of the best movies on the drain? Now, we cannot determine this list, nor can it be named after all, but the following is an attempt to give some of the best films that are based on novels and have been highly liked.

Nowadays, millions of people in Pakistan are confined to their homes due to the new Novel Coronavirus pandemic like in the world.

The Lord of the Rings series 2001


This three-part film series by director Peter Jackson was made on JRR Tolkien's novel The Lord of the Rings, which was considered a huge and dangerous project in the film world that spent tens of millions of dollars. Completed in the year, its release made history after its release and is one of the highest-grossing film series. He also nominated 17 Oscars awards, the last of which was The Return of the King, which won 11, and thus became the highest-grossing Oscar-winning film with Ben Hur and Titanic.

To Kill a Mockingbird 1962

to kill a mockingbird

The 1962 film was based on a novel by Harper Lee, the story of this novel and the film revolves around a few children in South America whose childhood innocence is often overlooked. Yes, the father of one of the children, a lawyer, is pursuing a rape case in which a black innocent man is accused of raping a white young girl. These children secretly watch the case, and as the case progresses, their father and himself get into serious problems, the screenplay by Horton Foote and the direction of Robert Mulligan makes the film a success. Played an important role in

Godfather Series 1972



The Godfather is an adaptation of Mario Piazzo's novel of the same name, which was added to classic films by directors Frances Coppola and Marilyn Brando, Al Pacino and Jez San in 1972, a film based on the Italian mafia's activity in America. It also captivates the viewers, which has been named the best film of all time which won three Oscars while it was nominated for eleven fields in total. The second part is also called the classic, but the third part has not been so successful.

Little Women 2019

little women

It is a classic novel of the same name, written by Lucia Monfried and published in 1868. Director Greta Gerwig directs the film, which revolves around the 4 sisters and tells the story in a slightly different way. It is based on the years following the American Civil War, in which Pepper was the main character who was living as a writer.

Schindler's list 1993

schindlers list

The movie is based on the Schindler's ark by Thomas Connolly, directed by Steven Spielberg, narrating the story of a man named Oscar Schindler, who saves the lives of more than a thousand Jewish by giving refugees in their factories in Hitler's time. The film won seven Oscar awards, and it was ranked 8th on the list of the 100 best American films of all time.

Raging Bull 1980

raging bull

This influential film on the boxing world is based on Jake Lamotta’s biography, Raging Bull: My Story, directed by Martin Scorsese. It depicts the journey of a boxer's life on the run. Violence and anger take him up in the ring but his life on the outside is ruined. The film was not properly advertised on its release, which did not receive much success at the box office, but is now considered one of the best films of all time.

Hidden Figures 2016

hidden figures

Hidden Figures is a NASA-based film based on the true story of female scientists, based on the book by Margot Lee Shetterly, which shows how discriminatory behavior is expressed in relation to the intelligence of black women. This is the story of three black women struggling for 'human computers', these three mathematicians raised their voice against the rights of black people and racial bias prevalent in American society, even in a standard research institute like NASA. Black people, especially women, faced immense hardships to create.

The Shining 1980the shining

Diane Johnson directed the film based on Stephen King's horror novel The Shining. It is difficult for people to experience a wave of fear that is common or seemingly insane. The main character of this film is not successful in screaming, but he has run the whole film as if there was a wave of fear and it all seems to be happening indoors, they all made it a classic.

The Silence of the Lambs 1991

the silence of the lambs

Who can imagine someone eating it? Beyond all the barbarism shown in the film, there is a lot hidden in it that proves it to be terrifying as well as full of human emotion at the same time. This movie should be published under the same name The film was based on the Thomas Harris novel, whose main character, Honeyball Hector, is still alive with all its horror in people's minds.

Doctor Zhivago 1965

doctor zhivago

Doctor Zhivago is a Russian physician and poet's classic film based on the First World War and the October Revolution, the protagonist is fall in the love with a woman who was already married. The film is three hours long and is actually filmed in Finland, Spain, and Canada instead of Russia. The story is based on Boris Pasteurink's most popular novel.

The Harry Potter series 2001

the harry potter series

There is no need to tell the story of a child and magician in J. K. Rowling’s novels as she will be remembered by almost everyone and will admit that even after watching these 8 films over and over again. The heart is not full and most people see it whenever they want.

Gone With The Wind 1939

done with the winds

Released in 1939, the film is also earning the highest-grossing revenue if viewed at the rate of dollars in the current era, a couple during the American Civil War made this romance film the best of all time. One of the movies is believed to be directed by Victor Fleming, while its stars include Clark Gable and others. The film was also based on Margaret Mitchell's Pulters' award-winning novel Gone With the Wind.

No Country for Old Men 2007

no country for old men

The film, based on Karmic McCarthy's novel of the same name, revolves on good, evil, with the script being written by Joel and Ethan Coen, which also directed the rat cat game played in Texas. The film stars Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, and Josh Brolin.

The Green Mile 1999

the green mile

The fantasy crime drama is based on the novel by Stephen King directed by Frank Darabont. The film is based on death penalty guards who turn into a murderer looking for a special gift, a very powerful story that dampens the eyes of the beholder.

Jurassic Park 2013

jurassic park

Most people may not know, but this famous film by director Steven Spielberg, released in 1993, was actually based on a novel by the same name written by Michael Crichton. There is no need to tell the story of this movie based on the struggle between dinosaurs and humans, as it must have been seen by most people.

Fight Club 1999

fight club

In this film based on the novel by Chuck Palahniuk, a common man meets a soap salesman and a complicated relationship between them is made when they decide to fight each other. It is the best film in a novel that does not make sense to spend time watching, seeming to be surprised by how seemingly ordinary a story is full of curiosity.

Psycho 2020


Who would have liked to see thriller films that have never seen this movie? Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, the film is also called the best thriller movie that revolves around a mistress whose scenes have not yet been forgotten, a film by Robert Blake, published under the same name was based on the novel.

The Social Network 2010

the social network

The film, based on the novel The Accidental Billionaire, describes the life of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, and needless to say, his life was interesting without leaving the Harvard University and now he Is one of the most powerful human beings in the world.

Jaws  1975


Another of Steven Spielberg's films was based on Peter Bensley's novel Jaws. Which was a thriller movie about the Great White Shark attacking humans, which gained huge popularity during its time and truly raised the fear of shark fish within humans? The film is now regarded as one of the greatest films ever made.

Die-hard 1988

die hard

Roderick Thorp's 1979 novel Nothing Lasts for Hour was selected to produce Bruce Willis' rise to prominence, directed by John McTiernan. If you have not seen the movie, just know that a police officer comes to a group of highly organized criminals and destroy them

Room 2016


Based on the novel of the same name, the film revolves around a mother and son who are confined in a confined space for 7 years, then have the freedom and give the child the freedom to go to the outside world for the first time.

The Chronicles of Narnia 2005


The fantasy film series consists of seven novels written by CS Lewis, of which three have been photographed so far. The film series, which revolves around Narnia 's children's adventures in the world, has been well-liked and has so far earned $ 1.5 billion from around the world, while work on her fourth film is still underway.

Goodfellas 1990

good fellas

Director Martin Scorsese chose Nicholas Plagi's novel, The Wise Guy, for the film, which tells the story of the rise and fall of a man and his friends from 1955 to 1980. Robert De Niro's film, from the modest criminal group to the ruins of the underground world, is quite impressive.

L.A. Confidential 1997

l.a confidential

The film, based on James Ellery's novel, tells the story of Los Angeles city policemen with curiosity, Mr. and Supersonic being on the rise, investigating various murder cases. The cats stand at an unexpected turn.

The Exorcist 1973

the exorcist

Horror movie enthusiasts must have watched it, directed by William Friedkin, and its story was based on a novel by the same name in which a girl was captured by a mother after being tortured by her mother. Attempts to rescue him with the help of two people are outlined.

2001: A Space Odyssey 1968


This science-fiction masterpiece is considered to be one of the best films of all time with its amazing soundtracks, bold vocals, and excellent acting, so it was the best in every field and surprisingly it was released in 1968. But, more surprisingly, it was based on the 1948 novel The Sentinel, written by Arthur C. Clark.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 1975

one flew

Ken Casey's novel was hugely popular, but the film embraced its success, a 1975 film about a psychiatric center where a rebellious patient encounters a head nurse brutally treating his fellow patients, It presents emotions in such a way that it is not easy for anyone to stop their tears.

Catch Me If You Can 2002

catch me if you can

The story of Leonardo DiCaprio, based on the novel by Frank Abagnale, depicts the shocking but true story of a nineteen-year-old man who presented himself as a lawyer, doctor, and pilot who manipulated millions of dollars. The main character of this film is always looking for a new place and this is why he was filmed in three different places: California, New York, and Quebec.

Shutter Island 2010

shutter island

This psychological thriller by director Martin Scorsese is one of the best films by Leonardo DiCaprio for the story which was selected in the 2003 novel Denis Lehane. The film stars Leonardo as a US Marshal who investigates Shutter Island's psychiatric firm.

A Beautiful Mind 2001

a beautiful mind

The film, based on the true story of renowned mathematician John Forbes Nash Jr., was directed by Ron Howard, while Russell Crowe played the lead role beautifully of a very skeptical professor. Then he succumbs to the cerebral palsy and phrenia and, over the decades, somehow regains control of his mental state and gradually wins the Nobel Prize. His story is based on a novel by Sylvia Nissar.

Crazy Rich Asians 2018

crazy rich asians

The film was based on Kevin Cowan's sarcastic novel, and the film made on it also turned out to be an unexpected hit, showing the high expectations of the Singaporean elite and other fields on the cinema screen.

Forrest Gump 1992

forrest gump

Directed by Robert Zemeckis in 1994, the film is a romance film, though the main character is not intelligent, he accidentally gives birth to a number of historical moments, and this is how he fled the audience. Winston Groome's novel Forrest Gump was chosen for the film by Tom Hanks, Kurt Cassel, and Sally Field.

The Shawshank Redemption 1994

the shawshank

This fascinating and classic film by Tim Robson and Morgan Freeman, in which two prisoners over the years change their prison to such an unusual and extravagant world. The 1994 release, directed by Frank Darabont, is a film that, when viewed, seems to be watching for the first time, one of the reasons for its excellent storyline, which is Stephen King's novel Rita Hawthorne and Based on The Shawshank Redemption, which is the story of a banker serving his life in prison for the murder of his wife and his beloved, he did not commit the crime. There she is befriended by a prisoner, Elise Boyd Red Reading, who protects her from problems in prison.

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo 2011

the girl with the dragon tatto

The film is based on the novel by Sweden author Stag Larson, the story of a film revolves around a journalist looking for a hacker who has been missing for forty years, during which he is constantly sought after And they get stuck in difficult situations. Daniel Garrick played the lead role in the film by director David Fincher


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