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Underrated Movie Adaptations Of Classic High School Reading

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Vote up the film adaptations worth watching before a final exam.

Maybe you were one of those kids in high school who loved English class because it gave you the chance to read works of classic literature and ponder their deeper meaning. Or, maybe you were one of those students who never bothered to do the assigned reading and faked your way through your classwork about them. Or, maybe you were one of those students who copied off the first type of student. Either way, high school reading lists are full of novels and plays that have withstood the test of time. They're classics because they tell a compelling story that resonates with people regardless of the time and place in which they read it.

Often, the books that most of us skipped in middle and high school make for some of the best movies of their generations. Here are 15 underrated movie adaptations of classic high school reading.