Questions tagged [adaptation]

For questions about movies or TV shows adapted from other materials, for example books or video games.

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Which Live action The Jungle Book adaptation is more faithful to Kipling's novel?

Which Live action The Jungle Book movie adaptation is more faithful to Kipling's novel? I always heard some claims that Disney animated film was not a faithful adaptation and made more into kid ...
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Forrest Gump v.s. Glenn Cunningham - any relation?

I just recently learned the story of Glenn Cunningham from Chicken Soup for the Soul, a book written by Mark Hansen and Jack Canfield. Cunningham's creative-will story moves me to tears. Q: Have there ...
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Why didn't they use Hitler as one of the six ghosts?

The Exorcism of Emily Rose is based on the real story of Anneliese Michel. In the real story, two priests claimed that there were six demons including Adolf Hitler, Judas Iscariot and Nero. But in the ...
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Why do some directors change pronunciation of character's names?

Two examples spring to mind immediately: Batman Begins Ra's Al Ghul is pronounced in the movie as RAHZ AL GOUL whereas in the Animated series it is pronounced RASHE AL GHUL The Last Airbender ...
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Sarath Sandhya - Hindi film adaptation of the novel Manju

It is written in Wikipedia that, Manju, the Malayalam novel of MT, has a film adaption in Hindi too, named Sarath Sandhya. I tried Googling to find some info regarding that. But nothing found. Is ...
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What's the difference between “screenplay by” and “story by”?

I am wondering if the story on which the 2018 film Christopher Robin is based has been published anywhere, and it appears not. Its Wikipedia page states: Christopher Robin is a 2018 American fantasy ...
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Gopalan Nairude Thadi

According to Wikipedia and PRD, Govt. of Kerala website, Indian actor M. R. Gopakumar won the Kerala State Film Award for the Second Best Actor in 1999 for his performance in the film Gopalan Nairude ...
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Why the Wonkamobile instead of the Great Glass Wonkavator?

In Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, when Wonka and the remaining Guests exit the Golden Goose Room, they use the Wonkamobile to get to the T.V. Room but why not the Great Glass Elevator as in ...
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Which was the first film adaptation of television series?

Nowadays it seems that almost every successful television series winds up on the silver screen. For a while, every series from the '60s and '70s was being made into a film - from Mission Impossible ...
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Story / Myth / Legend with most film adaptations?

There are a large number of adaptations of Robin Hood, with (I think) at least 40 being films. Speaking of full-length feature films only (no TV, shorts, etc), is the Robin Hood myth the most adapted ...