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16 Of The Highest-Grossing Book-to-Big Screen Film Adaptations


jurassic parkThe adaptation of Max Brooks' "World War Z" is currently earning bank at the box office, here are 16 of the biggest book-to-movie projects.

*All figures are total domestic grosses, not adjusted for inflation.

"Jaws" (1975): The first Steven Spielberg-directed movie on the list made $260 million and is based on the Peter Benchley novel with the same name.

"How the Grinch Stole Christmas" (2000): The Dr. Seuss classic is the only holiday-oriented picture on the list, besting "Jaws" by less than $50,000.

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe (2005): The first of a series of films based on the work of C.S. Lewis, "The Chronicles of Narnia" grossed $291 million.

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