These 8 Movies Outshine the Books They're Based On

Forrest Gump (1994) Film adaptation surpasses the book with Tom Hanks' captivating performance and enhanced engagement.

The Graduate (1967) Movie delivers a raw, uncomfortable feel missing in the novel, credited to stellar performances by the cast.

Arrival (2016) Film enriches Ted Chiang's alien communication concept with visual elements, making the plot more accessible.

The Devil Wears Prada (2006) Meryl Streep's iconic portrayal elevates the movie, despite significant differences from the book.

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) Leonardo DiCaprio's portrayal and overall production quality leave a lasting impression, overshadowing the book.

Coraline (2009) Movie shines due to Coraline's spirited personality, contrasting with the quieter character in the book.

I Am Legend (2007) Movie captures intensity better than the book, despite criticisms from fans of the original story.

Holes (2003) Movie slightly edges out the book with lovable performances, humor, and a satisfying ending.