How do you write a movie or TV series? The answer is often - write a book. There are a lot of movies that we love that came straight off the pages of the books we love. Here's a list of some iconic movies and TV shows adapted from best sellers.

There's nothing like finishing a great book and reflecting on the characters and story. When that book becomes a movie, we are able to see the vision of the author and the movie makers. When that movie becomes a TV series, we can follow the lives of our favorite characters each week. They are more alive than ever. Check out this list of books made into movies and TV.