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Based on the Book

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One of the most comprehensive databases of its kind, MCPL's very own Based on the Book is an up-to-date, ever expanding list of books, plays, short stories, and graphic novels that have been made into feature-length movies or adapted for TV.  

From new releases to beloved classics, browse by title, author, movie, or year to discover:  

  • the most filmed authors 
  • books with the most film adaptations 
  • movies and series you didn’t know were based on a book

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