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Movies Based on a Book (Hoopla)

9 1/2 Weeks

A chance encounter brings Elizabeth and John together for a relationship of temptation and seduction, clarity and confusion, excitement and fear ... passion and rage. A shared obsession for 9 1/2 Weeks.

A Civil Action

Jan Schlichtmann is a cynical, high-priced personal injury attorney who only takes big-money cases he can safely settle out of court. Though his latest case at first appears straightforward, Schlichtmann soon becomes entangled in an epic legal battle

Dances With Wolves

Dances With Wolves chronicles the exploits of Lieutenant John Dunbar (Kevin Costner) during the Civil War. After encountering and eventually being accepted by a Native American tribe, Dunbar's loyalties are put to the test when the army threatens his new home, forcing him to choose between white America or the natives he now calls "his people."

The End of the Tour

A funny and touching exploration of fame, success, and friendship, as we follow journalist David Lipsky (Jesse Eisenberg) during 5 days he spent on the road interviewing renowned and reclusive novelist David Foster Wallace (Jason Segel).

Fiddler on the Roof

n this film version of the stage musical, based on the stories of Sholom Aleichem, Tevye the Milkman is a Jewish peasant in pre-Revolutionary Russia trying to support his family and maintain his Jewish tradition under a Czar that would like to run his people out of town.

Gulliver's Travels

Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World, in Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of Several Ships is Jonathan Swift's best known full-length work, and a classic of English literature that is both a satire on human nature and a parody of the travelers' tales genre.

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Ricky is a defiant young city kid who finds himself on the run with his cantankerous foster uncle in the wild New Zealand bush. A national manhunt ensues, and the two are forced to put aside their differences and work together.

Let the Right One In

A young boy who is constantly being bullied at school makes friends with the new girl in the neighborhood. When strange disappearances and murders start happening in the town, all signs point to the new girl and her father, who only come out at night.

Seize the Day

An honest, hard-working guy who has lost his job, his girlfriend, and left part of his sanity behind as he heads to New York to pick up the pieces of his life. He's always been able to sell, but caught in a downward spiral, he must, in addition, face the father who never really understood him, while trying to balance his newly precarious existence.

A Walk in the Woods

In this comedy adventure, Robert Redford & Nick Nolte star as old friends who make the improbable decision to hike the 2,190–mile Appalachian Trail.

White Squall

A poignant coming of age tale, White Squall is a high adventure story that focuses on a troubled group of teenage boys who spend eight months sailing around the Caribbean on a schooner school ship.

The Women

Meg Ryan stars as Mary Haines, a modern-day diva strutting her way through Manhattan society, dominating in a world of publishing, fashion and finance. Then Mary's world shatters when she faces an age-old dilemma: a cheating husband. As her life crumbles, her friends circle to support her. But in this group of high-powered modern women the rivalries soon surface as the claws come out and friendships are put to the ultimate test.

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