From technology-induced plagues to couples who won't let death get between their love, this list includes information about the best zombie movies based on books. Some zombie movies based on novels stay true to the source material while other zombie films adapted from books create new storylines. Some of the best zombie movies based on books have all-star casts.
What films will you find on this best zombie movies based on books list? It's a no-brainer to put I Am Legend near the top. This 2007 film – starring Will Smith – was based on Richard Matheson's 1954 novel of the same name. It finds a lone survivor navigating a world of undead mutants. World War Z is another good zombie movie based on a book.
If you like a little heart with your brain-eaters, Warm Bodies combines the best of the horror and romance genres. Other good zombie movies based on books include Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and Cell, the latter of which is by Stephen King.
Which zombie movie based on a book do you think should land in the top spot? Vote up your favorites and please add any delicious adaptations we may have missed.