List Of Films Based On Film Books

This is a list of films that are based on books about films and television.

Directors and producers

# Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type Basis
1 The Stunt Man 1980 Richard Rush USA The Stunt Man Paul Brodeur 1970 [1]¤ Novel -
2 White Hunter Black Heart 1990 Clint Eastwood USA White Hunter Black Heart Peter Viertel 1953 Novel John Huston (simulacrum)
3 My Father's Glory 1990 Yves Robert France La Gloire de mon père Marcel Pagnol 1957 Novel/
Memoir
Marcel Pagnol
4 My Mother's Castle 1990 Yves Robert France Le Château de ma mère &
Le Temps des secrets
Marcel Pagnol 1957 & 1959 Novels/
Memoirs
Marcel Pagnol
5 Gods and Monsters 1998 Bill Condon USA Father of Frankenstein Christopher Bram 1995 Novel James Whale
6 One of the Hollywood Ten 2000 Karl Francis Spain & UK Salt of the Earth: The Story of a Film Herbert Biberman 1965 Non-fiction Herbert Biberman
7 The Aviator 2004 Martin Scorsese USA Howard Hughes: The Secret Life Charles Higham 1993 Biography Howard Hughes
8 What Just Happened 2008 Barry Levinson USA What Just Happened? Bitter Hollywood Tales from the Front Line Art Linson 200? Memoir -
n Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows ** 2001 Robert Allan Ackerman Canada & USA Me and My Shadows: A Family Memoir Lorna Luft 1998 Memoir Vincente Minnelli
  • ** TV miniseries.

Screenwriters

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type Basis
Permanent Midnight 1998 David Veloz USA Permanent Midnight Jerry Stahl 1995 Memoir Jerry Stahl

Actresses

Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type Basis
Mommie Dearest 1981 Frank Perry USA Mommie Dearest Christina Crawford 1978 Memoir Joan Crawford
Frances 1982 Graeme Clifford USA Shadowland William Arnold 198? "Fictional biography" Frances Farmer
Summer of Aviya 1988 Eli Cohen Israel Summer of Aviya Gila Almagor 197? Novel/
Memoir
Gila Almagor (simulacrum)
The Aviator 2004 Martin Scorsese USA Howard Hughes: The Secret Life Charles Higham 1993 Biography Katharine Hepburn,
Ava Gardner
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers 2004 Stephen Hopkins UK & USA The Life and Death of Peter Sellers Roger Lewis 1995 Biography Britt Ekland
Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows ** 2001 Robert Allan Ackerman Canada & USA Me and My Shadows: A Family Memoir Lorna Luft 1998 Memoir Judy Garland
  • ** TV miniseries.

Actors

# Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type Basis
1 Swimming to Cambodia 1987 Jonathan Demme USA Swimming to Cambodia [2] Spalding Gray 1985 Monologue/
Memoir
Spalding Gray
2 Auto Focus 2002 Paul Schrader USA The Murder of Bob Crane: Who Killed the Star of Hogan's Heroes? Robert Graysmith 1993 [1] Biography Bob Crane
3 The Life and Death of Peter Sellers 2004 Stephen Hopkins UK & USA The Life and Death of Peter Sellers Roger Lewis 1995 Biography Peter Sellers

Stuntmen

# Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type Basis
1 The Stunt Man 1980 Richard Rush USA The Stunt Man Paul Brodeur 1970 [1] Novel -

Interviewers, newsreaders, hosts

# Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type Basis
1 Frost/Nixon 2008 Ron Howard USA Frost/Nixon [3] Peter Morgan 2006 Play David Frost

Columnists and publicists

# Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type Basis
1 Winchell * 1998 Paul Mazursky USA Winchell: His Life and Times Herman Klurfeld 1976 [1] Non-fiction Walter Winchell
  • * TV movie.

Exhibitors

# Film Date Director Country Source
work
Author Date Type Basis
1 The Last Picture Show [4] 1971 Peter Bogdanovich USA The Last Picture Show Larry McMurtry 1966 Novel -

References

Notes

  1. ^ a b c d Publication details for this title have been confirmed by the catalogue of the US Library of Congress.
    Source: Library of Congress Online Catalog.
  2. ^ Recipient of the Obie Award in 19??.
  3. ^ Nominated for the Tony Award in 2007.
  4. ^ Inducted into the US National Film Registry in 1998.

Bibliography

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