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"Novel or Other Work Adapted by Author" Movies

Films that are based on a novel, play, short film, etc. where the writer of the original work adapts it into the feature-length film.

Release DateTitleOpening WeekendDomestic Box OfficeWorldwide Box OfficeProduction Budget
4/30/1951 The Man in the White Suit   $3,874 $3,874  
6/3/1955 The Seven Year Itch   $6,000,000 $6,000,000  
8/13/1982 Fast Times at Ridgemont High $2,545,674 $27,092,880 $27,092,880 $4,500,000
11/19/1982 The Last Unicorn $2,250,000 $6,455,330 $6,455,330  
7/29/1983 National Lampoon’s Vacation $8,333,358 $61,400,000 $61,400,000 $15,000,000
9/25/1987 The Princess Bride $206,243 $30,857,000 $30,858,487 $15,000,000
4/21/1989 Pet Sematary $12,046,179 $57,469,179 $57,469,179 $11,500,000
2/1/1993 Strictly Ballroom   $11,738,000 $11,738,000  
4/25/1997 Romy and Michele's High School Reunion $7,429,406 $29,235,353 $29,235,353  
10/22/1999 Crazy in Alabama $1,010,596 $1,954,202 $1,954,202 $15,000,000
12/10/1999 The Cider House Rules $110,098 $57,547,209 $88,547,209  
12/19/2002 Antwone Fisher $210,013 $21,078,145 $23,367,586 $12,500,000
5/13/2005 Layer Cake $81,706 $2,339,957 $11,745,931 $6,500,000
9/16/2005 Proof $193,840 $7,535,331 $8,284,331 $20,000,000
10/4/2005 The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane   $0 $0  
10/6/2006 Little Children $97,953 $5,463,019 $14,121,177 $14,000,000
5/25/2007 Bug $3,245,556 $7,006,708 $8,302,995 $4,000,000
10/2/2009 Whip It $4,650,812 $13,043,363 $18,856,151 $15,000,000
9/10/2010 The Romantics $45,527 $106,524 $106,524  
12/17/2010 Rabbit Hole $53,778 $2,229,058 $6,205,034 $5,000,000
7/19/2011 House of the Rising Sun   $0 $0  
8/19/2011 One Day $5,079,566 $13,843,771 $59,168,692 $15,000,000
8/31/2011 Serge Gainsbourg vie heroique $25,189 $233,007 $9,765,361  
12/16/2011 Carnage $79,795 $2,546,747 $38,112,154 $25,000,000
1/27/2012 The Wicker Tree   $0 $0  
3/14/2012 La Delicatesse   $0 $3,200,055  
3/23/2012 The Hunger Games $152,535,747 $408,010,692 $677,923,379 $80,000,000
4/13/2012 Blue Like Jazz $261,190 $595,018 $595,018 $1,200,000
5/4/2012 Death of a Superhero $345 $607 $33,870  
5/11/2012 Hick   $0 $0  
6/15/2012 Rock of Ages $14,437,269 $38,518,613 $61,031,932 $70,000,000
6/22/2012 Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter $16,306,974 $37,519,139 $137,489,730 $67,500,000
6/27/2012 Beasts of the Southern Wild $169,702 $12,795,746 $23,265,132 $1,800,000
7/13/2012 2016: Obama’s America $31,610 $33,349,941 $33,349,941 $2,500,000
7/27/2012 Killer Joe $37,864 $1,291,645 $4,659,110 $10,000,000
8/24/2012 Sleepwalk With Me $68,801 $2,266,066 $2,266,066  
8/28/2012 Les deux orphelines   $0 $0  
9/7/2012 Bachelorette $181,494 $446,770 $12,577,401 $3,000,000
9/21/2012 The Perks of Being a Wallflower $228,359 $17,742,948 $33,069,303 $13,000,000
10/19/2012 That's What She Said   $0 $0  
11/16/2012 Le prénom $61,611 $61,611 $25,307,405 $11,000,000
12/7/2012 Bad Kids Go to Hell   $0 $0  
1/11/2013 Quartet $47,122 $18,388,357 $56,178,935 $11,000,000
3/29/2013 Tyler Perry's Temptation $21,641,679 $51,975,354 $51,975,354  
4/5/2013 Trance $131,145 $2,322,593 $22,594,052 $16,000,000
5/24/2013 Epic $33,531,068 $107,518,682 $262,794,441 $100,000,000
6/21/2013 World War Z $66,411,834 $202,359,711 $531,514,650 $190,000,000
6/28/2013 Byzantium $16,643 $85,252 $92,544  
6/28/2013 Some Girl(s)   $0 $0  
7/26/2013 Tiny Times   $0 $0  
8/14/2013 Syngue sabour, pierre de patience $6,987 $148,408 $148,408  
8/16/2013 Austenland $40,662 $2,137,573 $2,213,406  
9/20/2013 Jewtopia $26,371 $46,437 $88,327  
9/27/2013 Baggage Claim $9,031,102 $21,569,509 $22,885,836 $8,500,000
11/5/2013 The Three Faces of Eve   $0 $0  
12/13/2013 Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas $16,007,634 $52,543,354 $52,543,354 $25,000,000
1/24/2014 I, Frankenstein $8,610,441 $19,075,290 $74,575,290 $65,000,000
2/21/2014 Angels in Stardust   $0 $0  
3/15/2014 Liars, Fires, and Bears   $0 $0  
3/28/2014 Refuge $1,274 $2,554 $2,554  
4/11/2014 The Butterfly Room $1,081 $1,081 $1,081  
6/6/2014 Obvious Child $77,315 $3,122,616 $3,324,070 $1,000,000
6/20/2014 Jersey Boys $13,319,371 $47,047,013 $65,282,732 $40,000,000
8/22/2014 Sin City: A Dame to Kill For $6,317,683 $13,757,804 $39,499,349 $65,000,000
8/22/2014 Abus de faiblesse $4,957 $31,557 $54,941  
9/19/2014 This is Where I Leave You $11,558,149 $34,296,320 $41,296,320 $20,000,000
10/3/2014 A Good Marriage   $0 $0  
10/3/2014 Gone Girl $37,513,109 $167,767,189 $368,567,189 $61,000,000
3/13/2015 Walter   $0 $0 $700,000
4/7/2015 The Book of Negroes   $0 $0  
5/8/2015 Zuo Er   $0 $77,910,000  
6/12/2015 Me and Earl and the Dying Girl $196,496 $6,758,416 $9,266,180 $8,000,000
10/9/2015 Big Stone Gap $362,422 $1,009,984 $1,013,487  
12/30/2015 Anomalisa $135,222 $3,759,286 $5,531,455 $8,000,000
6/10/2016 Cell   $0 $735,841  
8/12/2016 Blood Father   $0 $5,246,852  
9/23/2016 Girl Asleep $2,700 $60,289 $211,637  
9/30/2016 L.O.R.D: Legend of Ravaging Dynasties   $0 $56,594,291  
11/18/2016 Officer Downe $470 $850 $850  
12/16/2016 Fences $129,462 $57,682,904 $61,564,524  
1/6/2017 A Monster Calls $30,909 $3,740,823 $46,422,066 $43,000,000
2/24/2017 The Girl with all the Gifts   $0 $2,899,356  
3/3/2017 Donald Cried $7,977 $61,406 $61,406  
3/31/2017 Despite the Falling Snow   $0 $82,524  
4/7/2017 Kimi no na wa $1,637,510 $5,000,181 $341,724,806  
4/28/2017 Natasha $8,325 $8,325 $8,325  
4/28/2017 The Circle $9,034,148 $20,497,844 $40,651,864 $18,000,000
5/5/2017 Stalker $20,540 $268,101 $285,044  
12/31/2017 The Aspern Papers   $0 $0  

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