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Top 10 Movies Better Than the Books They're Based On

By Matt Heckler May 15, 2013

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Books and movies are both awesome things. Movies BASED on books are sometimes also awesome things. Still, we’ve all heard the old “the book is better than the movie” line. In fact, most of us have probably said it more than a few times. Sometimes, though, movie adaptation of great novels turn into even BETTER movies. For your reading and viewing convenience, we’ve compiled a list of 10 movies that are even better than the books they're based on!

Tags: movies, disney, hamlet, pixar, the lion king, animation, books-and-comics, the lord of the rings

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About the Author
Matt Heckler

Matt Heckler is a writer, book critic, musician, movie nerd, sci-fi aficionado, and awesome beard haver from Chicago. When he isn't writing for The MindHut, he is drinking tasty beverages and working on his first novel. Follow him on Twitter @androiddreamer!

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