There's nothing better than reading a couple of your favorite books, unless of course you're watching movies about books! The best book movies will inspire us, make us laugh and cry, and leave us wanting to know even more about our favorite characters. If you’ve ever asked the question, “What are the best movies about books?" then you’ve definitely come to the right page!
Many movies about books have plot lines that incorporate actual books, such as Becoming Jane, the story of Jane Austen and the path that eventually led her to write Pride and Prejudice. Others are based on characters that are writing or reading books that don't exist in real life, such as The Shining. Jack Nicholson's character slowly loses his mind while writing a book, but, obviously, his character is a fictitious author, as opposed to a real, historic author like Jane Austen. Movies about books also range in genres, like comedy, fantasy, drama, and romance.Our picks for the best movies about books include: The Hours, Finding Forrester, The Words, Capote, The Name of the Rose, Stranger Than Fiction, The Princess Bride and Finding Neverland. Vote for your favorite one today, and feel free to add any of your favorites that we might have left off!