The 10 Worst Book to Movie Adaptations Ever

Have you ever anticipated a film adaption to your favorite book, only for it to misrepresent the story or fail miserably in capturing its essence? You're not alone.

A Redditor recently asked, “What is the most disappointing book-to-movie adaptation?” Redditors responded to deliver this list of terrible movies that were great books.

SageThistle agreed and added, “And the TV series is even worse. I enjoy the books, but they can't seem to get them right. They're paying to use the loosest summary of the books and the character names, and that's it."

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)

Kooky_Ad_5139 answered, “Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. I will die mad about this! I don't know why so many kids were suddenly teens or Olive and Emma switched abilities. I just wrote a whole thing raging on this!”

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)

BitOBear stated, “Every version has been terrible in its own way. Otherworldliness, the core of A Wrinkle in Time, does not play well when you take it off the page.”

A Wrinkle in Time (2018)

ProbablyASithLord added, “The movie suffered from not wanting to say the enemy was God and the church. I hadn't read the books and left the film without understanding who the bad guys were and what the protagonists were fighting.”

The Golden Compass (2007)

JustAnotherAviatrix nominated, “The Hobbit Trilogy. I've grown to like some parts, but it didn't need to be stretched out like butter scraped over too much bread.”

The Hobbit Trilogy (2012, 2013, and 2014)

Redditor Deadchap answered, “Artemis Fowl's book was great, as was the entire series. But the movie was an abomination. So someone should take another go at it.”

Artemis Fowl (2020)

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