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Poll: Most Adapted Novel to Films

Novels have been a great influence on the films. There are numerous films adapted from novels every year.

Which novel do you think most deserves to be adapted?

Note: All adaptation numbers are based on their Wikipedia pages. No TV adaptations included. Minimum 7 adaptations.

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    Crime + Punishment in Suburbia (2000)

    33 Adaptations - Original novel "Crime and Punishment" by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Suggested by Pencho

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    A Christmas Carol (2009)

    26 Adaptations - Original novel "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens
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    The Phantom of the Opera (2004)

    26 Adaptations - Original novel "The Phantom of the Opera" by Gaston Leroux
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    Muppet Treasure Island (1996)

    20 Adaptations - Original novel "Treasure Island" by Robert Louis Stevenson
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    Jane Eyre (2011)

    23 Adaptations - Original novel "Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Brontë
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    The Three Musketeers (2011)

    22 Adaptations - Original novel "The Three Musketeers" by Alexandre Dumas
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    The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)

    21 Adaptations - Original novel "The Count of Monte Cristo" by Alexandre Dumas
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    Oliver & Company (1988)

    19 Adaptations - Original novel "Oliver Twist" by Charles Dickens
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    Tom and Huck (1995)

    16 Adaptations - Original novel "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain
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    Anna Karenina (2012)

    15 Adaptations - Original novel "Anna Karenina" by Leo Tolstoy
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    Pinocchio (1940)

    15 Adaptations - Original novel "The Adventures of Pinnochio" Carlo Collodi

    Suggested by Pencho

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    Resurrection (1931)

    14 Adaptations - Original novel "Resurrection" by Leo Tolstoy

    Suggested by Pencho

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    Dracula (1992)

    13 Adaptations - Original novel "Dracula" by Bram Stoker
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    The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)

    13 Adaptations - Original novel "The Hunchback of Notre-Dame" by Victor Hugo
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    Brewster's Millions (1985)

    13 Adaptations - Original novel "Brewster's Millions" by George Barr McCutcheon
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    Great Expectations (1998)

    11 Adaptations - Original novel "Great Expectations" by Charles Dickens
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    The Scarlet Letter (1995)

    11 Adaptations - Original novel "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
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    White Fang (1991)

    11 Adaptations - Original novel "White Fang" by Jack London

    Suggested by Pencho

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    Wuthering Heights (1939)

    11 Adaptations - Original novel "Wuthering Heights" by Emily Bronte

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    The Last of the Mohicans (1992)

    10 Adaptations - Original novel "The Last of the Mohicans" by James Fenimore Cooper
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    The Prisoner of Zenda (1937)

    10 Adaptations - Original novel "The Prisoner of Zenda" by Anthony Hope
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    The Legend of Tarzan (2016)

    9 Adaptations - Original novel "Tarzan of the Apes" novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs

    Suggested by Pencho

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    Madame Bovary (2014)

    9 Adaptations - Original novel "Madame Bovary: Provincial Manners" Gustave Flaubert

    Suggested by Pencho

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    The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)

    8 Adaptations - Original novel "The Hound of the Baskervilles" by Arthur Conan Doyle
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    Robinson Crusoe (1997)

    8 Adaptations - Original novel "Robinson Crusoe" by Daniel Defoe

    Suggested by Pencho

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    The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018)

    8 Adaptations - Original novel "Don Quixote" by Miguel de Cervantes

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    Les Misérables (2012)

    7 Adaptations - Original novel "Les Misérables" by Victor Hugo
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    Little Women (2019)

    7 Adaptations - Original novel "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott
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    Tokyo Godfathers (2003)

    7 Adaptations - Original novel "The Three Godfathers" by Peter B. Kyne
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    The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)

    7 Adaptations - Original novel "The Island of Doctor Moreau" by H. G. Wells
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    Vanity Fair (2004)

    7 Adaptations - Original novel "Vanity Fair" by William Makepeace Thackeray
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    The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)

    7 Adaptations - Original novel "The Postman Always Rings Twice" by James M. Cain
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    Around the World in 80 Days (2004)

    7 Adaptations - Original novel "Around the World in Eighty Days" by Jules Verne
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    A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995)

    7 Adaptations - Original novel "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court" by Mark Twain

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