The book is usually better than the movie, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't watch them at all. You might end up liking the ending of the film better or finding a hot actor that you can crush on. Here are a few amazing movies based off of young adult novels that you should really watch at least once:
Table of contents:
- the hunger games
- the maze runner
- the chronicles of narnia: the lion, the witch, and the wardrobe
- the book thief
- the mortal instruments: city of bones
- paper towns
- harry potter
- alice through the looking glass
- pride and prejudice and zombies
- the princess diaries
- percy jackson and the olympians
- fantastic beasts and where to find them
- the fault in our stars
- the 5th wave
- vampire academy
1 The Hunger Games
Everyone knows the name Katniss by now. If you don't know much about her story, except for the fact she volunteers for something, then you need to see the film. It won't disappoint.
2 The Maze Runner
It's not exactly the same as the book, but what movie is? At least this film has hot stars in it, like Dylan O'Brien and Thomas Brodie-Sangster. They make the movie worth watching.
We all wish we could embrace our badass side, which is why this story is so much fun to watch. You're going to come out of this movie wishing you had a tattoo.
4 The Chronicles of Narnia: the Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
Animal lovers should watch this film, just to see the adorable lion. Of course, the story isn't bad either.
5 The Book Thief
This movie just might make you cry. It's about a little girl living in Germany during World War II.
6 The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
Do you like fantasy? Then you'll love this film, which is about a woman who has to help protect the world from demons.
Don't groan at this suggestion. If you haven't seen the film yet, then you should watch it, just so you can understand the references.
8 Paper Towns
Are you a fan of John Green? Then you should watch this movie, which contains Nat Wolff and Cara Delevingne.
9 Harry Potter
If you haven't seen all of these yet, what are you waiting for? And if you have seen them, why aren't you watching them again?
10 Alice through the Looking Glass
You've seen Alice in Wonderland before, and now it's time for you to watch Through the Looking Glass. They're both by the talented Lewis Carroll.
11 Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
This sounds like a ridiculous concept, but it's actually a pretty fun film to watch. See for yourself.
12 The Princess Diaries
Did you know that this was a book? You should re-watch the movie, and then check out the written version.
13 Percy Jackson and the Olympians
If you want to read a series, then you should start this one. There are plenty of books that'll keep you interested from start to finish.
14 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
If you're a fan of Harry Potter, then you need to watch this movie. Enough said.
15 The Fault in Our Stars
Here's another amazing movie based on a John Green novel. Make sure you have a tissue box nearby before you press the play button.
16 The 5th Wave
The beautiful Chloë Grace Moretz is in this movie. She makes it worth watching.
17 Vampire Academy
If you miss the days when vampires were all anyone talked about, then you should check out this movie. It'll give you your vampire fix.
You don't have to be a kid in order to enjoy these films. What's your favorite young adult novel? What about your favorite young adult movie?
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