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10 Netflix Movies Based on Books

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Previously this year, we wrote a post about 35 Books Becoming Movies in 2017. I love when I can read a book and then go watch it’s film. If you don’t want to have to wait until all of the movies in our 2017 list come out, hop on over to Netflix and watch the movies based on these books right away!

Keith by Ron Carlson

The Story: Natalie is high school royalty, but her status crumbles when she falls for – and soon befriends – new guy Keith, who seems to be hiding something.

Starring: Elisabeth Harnois, Jessie McCartney


Watch Keith on Netflix

The Physician by Noah Gordan

The Story: A medical apprentice in 11th-century Persia disguises himself as a Jew to study at a school that does not admit Christians.

Starring: Tom Payne, Ben Kingsley, Stellan Skargard


Watch The Physician on Netflix

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

The Story: Driven from her post at Thornfield House, young governess Jane Eyre reflects on her youth and the events that led her to misty moors.

Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, Jamie Bell


Watch Jane Eyre on Netflix

The Giver by Lois Lowry

The Story: In a future society without hardship or free choice, young Jonas discovers a powerful truth and becomes determined to expose it.

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Brenton Thwaites


Watch The Giver on Netflix

Palm Tree in the Snow by Luz Gabas

The Story: Finding a tantalizing clue in an old letter, a young woman journeys to her family’s tropical plantation to uncover generations of secrets.

Starring: Mario Casas, Adriana Ugarte, Macarena Garcia


Watch Palm Trees in the Snow on Netflix

Devil’s Knot by Mara Leveritt

The Story: With three children dead, the local cops and townspeople are on a witch hunt. More lives are now on the line

Starring: Colin Firth, Reese Witherspoon, Dane DeHaan


Watch Devil’s Knot on Netflix

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer

The Story: Believing that his father left him a message before dying on September 11, young Oskar embarks on an emotional odyssey through New York City.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Thomas Horn


Watch Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close on NetFlix

The Road by Cormac McCarthy

The Story: Set in a post-apocalyptic future, this end-of-days tale follows two survivors, a father and a son, who take to the road in search of a better life.

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Robert Duvall


Watch The Road on Netflix

Alan Turing: The Enigma (book that inspired The Imitation Game) by Andrew Hodges

The Story: During World War II, a gay mathematician leads a team of cryptanalysts as they work feverishly to break the Germans’ notorious Enigma code.

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode


Watch The Imitation Game on Netflix

Charlie St. Cloud by Ben Sherwood

The Story: Ben Sherwood’s intriguing novel is the basis of this ghost story about Charlie, who is devoted to his brother Sam, even after Sam’s death.

Starring: Zac Efron, Charlie Tahan, Amanda Crew


Watch Charlie St. Cloud on Netflix

What books are you adding to your reading list?

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