The Best Book To Film Adaptations Of 2022

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Vote up your favorite movies that were released in the US after January 1st, 2022.

Some of the best movies of 2022 are based on books. Novels and literarture at large has provided excellent source material for films since the invention of the medium. But which 2022 adaptations are the best? You can help decide by voting up your favorites, not just the 2022 movie based on a book that you think should be at the top of the list. From family friendly movies like The Tiger Rising to historical thrillers like Munich: The Edge of War, this list of 2022 movies that were adapted from books has something for everyone. Be sure to vote up your favorites so other movie fans know what to watch next.

Check back throughout the year as new and upcoming 2022 adapted films are added to the list.

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  • The Sky Is Everywhere
    1
    Grace Kaufman, Pico Alexander, Jason Segel
    7 votes
    • Directed by: Josephine Decker

    Life doesn't stop when you lose a loved one and that couldn't be more true for Lennie as she navigates two suitors at the most difficult time in her life so far. Josephine Decker brings the novel, The Sky Is Everywhere to life in this thoughtful romantic drama.

    Tucked among the redwood trees of Northern California and surrounded by her grandmother's roses, 17-year-old Lennie Walker, a radiant musical prodigy, struggles with overwhelming grief following the ...more
  • Where the Crawdads Sing
    2
    Daisy Edgar-Jones, Taylor John Smith, Harris Dickinson
    7 votes
    • Directed by: Olivia Newman

    Based on the best-selling book of the same name, Where the Crawdads Sing follows a young woman abandoned by her family in a North Carolina marsh. As she grows up the town turns on her, making things complicated when a football player turns up dead. Daisy Edgar-Jones stars as Kya, with Taylor John Smith and Harris Dickinson plays the two supporting men in her life.

    Abandoned as a girl, Kya raised herself in the dangerous marshlands of North Carolina. For years, rumors of the marsh girl haunted Barkley Cove, isolating the sharp and resilient Kya from her ...more
  • Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical
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    Alisha Weir, Emma Thompson, Lashana Lynch
    1 votes
    • Directed by: Matthew Warchus
    An extraordinary girl with a sharp mind and vivid imagination takes a daring stand to change her story -- with miraculous results.
  • Munich: The Edge of War
    3
    Jessica Brown Findlay, George MacKay, Jeremy Irons
    10 votes
    • Directed by: Christian Schwochow

    Here's a gripping historical thriller about the start of WWII, based on the best selling novel, Munich, by Robert Harris.

    Set in the fall of 1938, Hitler prepares to invade Czechoslovakia, and the government of Neville Chamberlain desperately seeks a peaceful solution. A British civil servant and a German diplomat, ...more

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  • The Bad Guys
    4
    Sam Rockwell, Zazie Beetz, Marc Maron
    5 votes
    • Directed by: Pierre Perifel

    As Mr. Wolf and his crew know, it pays to be bad. Based on Aaron Blabey's children's book of the same name, The Bad Guys follows a crime gang as they try to be good after a heist gone wrong. Sam Rockwell, Awkwafina, Richard Ayoade, Craig Robinson, Marc Maron, and Zazie Beetz lend their voices. 

    After a lifetime of legendary heists, notorious criminals Mr. Wolf, Mr. Snake, Mr. Piranha, Mr. Shark and Ms. Tarantula are finally caught. To avoid a prison sentence, the animal outlaws must pull ...more
  • The Tiger Rising
    5
    Queen Latifah, Dennis Quaid, Christian Convery
    5 votes
    • Directed by: Ray Giarratana

    Two decades later, the best selling novel becomes a film starring Queen Latifah and Dennis Quaid. If you loved the book, The Tiger Rising, be sure to watch the film and as the poster says: "let your imagination run wild."

    When 12-year-old Rob Horton discovers a caged tiger in the woods near his home, his imagination runs wild as his life begins to change in the most unexpected ways. With help from a wise but ...more
  • Redeeming Love
    6
    Abigail Cowen, Tom Lewis, Logan Marshall-Green
    8 votes
    • Directed by: D.J. Caruso

    An adaptation of the novel, Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers that was published in 1991. Redeeming Love is a romantic drama of epic proportions, set against beautiful California landscapes during the Gold Rush with exciting perfromances from Abigail Cowen and Tom Lewis.

    A young couple's relationship clashes with the harsh realities of the California Gold Rush of 1850. Angel, experiencing love for the first time and facing demons that seem unsurmountable, runs from ...more