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Movie Adaptations

Type: Preset list created by Tafadhali

Description: Books I've seen the film adaptations of! The list is ranked based on my rating of the movie, but weighted based on how much higher or lower the movie's rating is than the book's, to try and reflect how successful the movie is as an adaptation. (This means the bottom of the list isn't my least favorite book, but my favorite book with the worst adaptation -- books I hated with equally bad adaptations will be rated slightly higher.)

Members: 3 participating members (show all)

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1
14,936 members, 342 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (2), dara85 (3), Tafadhali (5)

Score: 9.08

Explanations:

Tafadhali (5): The Wizard of Oz (1939), The Wiz (1978)

2
6,416 members, 139 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (1), Tafadhali (1)

Score: 8

Explanations:

Tafadhali (1): The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934)

3
11,024 members, 884 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: dara85 (1), Tafadhali (15)

Score: 6.03

Explanations:

Tafadhali (15): Room (2015)

4
28,510 members, 392 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (3), Tafadhali (6)

Score: 5.6

Explanations:

Tafadhali (6): Clueless (1995), Emma (1998)

5
15,197 members, 236 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (4), Tafadhali (7)

Score: 5.29

Explanations:

Tafadhali (7): Jurassic Park (1993)

6
5,540 members, 139 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (5), Tafadhali (8)

Score: 5.05

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Tafadhali (8): How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966), How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

7
40,347 members, 396 reviews
4.53 stars (4.53 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (6), Tafadhali (9)

Score: 4.87

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Tafadhali (9): Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001-2003), Lord of the Rings {Bakshi} (1978), Return of the King {Rankin/Bass} (1980)

8
3,467 members, 67 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: dara85 (2), Tafadhali (81)

Score: 4.7

Explanations:

Tafadhali (81): Cheaper by the Dozen (1950)

9
60,847 members, 1,092 reviews
4.42 stars (4.42 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (7), Tafadhali (11)

Score: 4.66

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Tafadhali (11): Pride and Prejudice (1995), Pride & Prejudice (2005)

10
18,691 members, 443 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (8), Tafadhali (12)

Score: 4.53

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Tafadhali (12): The Princess Bride (1987)

11
28,812 members, 401 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (9), Tafadhali (13)

Score: 4.42

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Tafadhali (13): Sense and Sensibility (1995)

12
59,671 members, 1,185 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (10), Tafadhali (14)

Score: 4.32

Explanations:

Tafadhali (14): To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

13
75,579 members, 1,407 reviews
4.43 stars (4.43 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (11), Tafadhali (18)

Score: 4.14

Explanations:

Tafadhali (18): Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Parts 1 & 2 (2010-2011)

14
6,890 members, 143 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (12), Tafadhali (19)

Score: 4.07

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Tafadhali (19): Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

15
82,166 members, 804 reviews
4.4 stars (4.4 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (13), Tafadhali (21)

Score: 3.98

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Tafadhali (21): Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

16
15,089 members, 375 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (14), Tafadhali (22)

Score: 3.92

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Tafadhali (22): Matilda (1996)

17
17,283 members, 358 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (15), Tafadhali (23)

Score: 3.86

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Tafadhali (23): Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

18
2,197 members, 77 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (16), Tafadhali (24)

Score: 3.81

Explanations:

Tafadhali (24): Brokeback Mountain (2005)

19
17,287 members, 173 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (17), Tafadhali (25)

Score: 3.76

Explanations:

Tafadhali (25): Oliver! (1968), Oliver & Company (1988)

20
10,520 members, 226 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (18), Tafadhali (26)

Score: 3.71

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Tafadhali (26): Carrie (1976)

21
4,415 members, 134 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (19), Tafadhali (28)

Score: 3.66

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Tafadhali (28): The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)

22
18,658 members, 409 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (20), Tafadhali (35)

Score: 3.54

Explanations:

Tafadhali (35): Anne of Green Gables (1985)

23
15,329 members, 299 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (21), Tafadhali (38)

Score: 3.48

Explanations:

Tafadhali (38): It (1990), It (2017)

24
10,866 members, 173 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (22), Tafadhali (39)

Score: 3.45

Explanations:

Tafadhali (39): A Little Princess (1995)

25
21,470 members, 426 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (23), Tafadhali (41)

Score: 3.41

Explanations:

Tafadhali (41): Persuasion (1995)

26
19,103 members, 375 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (24), Tafadhali (42)

Score: 3.38

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Tafadhali (42): Watership Down (1978)

27
24,530 members, 489 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (2)

Score: 3.36

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Tafadhali (2): Bram Stoker's Dracula (1991), Dracula (1931)

28
14,877 members, 1,275 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (25), Tafadhali (46)

Score: 3.33

Explanations:

Tafadhali (46): Gone Girl (2014)

29
14,912 members, 266 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (26), Tafadhali (51)

Score: 3.27

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Tafadhali (51): The Color Purple (1985)

30
1,020 members, 10 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (27), Tafadhali (52)

Score: 3.24

Explanations:

Tafadhali (52): Freaky Friday (1977), Freaky Friday (2003)

31
69,467 members, 951 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (28), Tafadhali (53)

Score: 3.22

Explanations:

Tafadhali (53): The Hobbit (1977), The Hobbit trilogy (2012-2014)

32
136 members, 5 reviews
4.54 stars (4.54 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (29), Tafadhali (55)

Score: 3.19

Explanations:

Tafadhali (55): Sherlock Holmes (2009), Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)

33
14,238 members, 503 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (30), Tafadhali (59)

Score: 3.15

Explanations:

Tafadhali (59): The Outsiders (1983)

34
18,431 members, 377 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (31), Tafadhali (61)

Score: 3.13

Explanations:

Tafadhali (61): Alice in Wonderland (1951), Alice in Wonderland (2010)

35
78,889 members, 730 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (32), Tafadhali (64)

Score: 3.1

Explanations:

Tafadhali (64): Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

36
17,909 members, 863 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (33), Tafadhali (65)

Score: 3.08

Explanations:

Tafadhali (65): Holes (2003)

37
9,328 members, 164 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (34), Tafadhali (66)

Score: 3.06

Explanations:

Tafadhali (66): The Many Adventures of Winnie-the-Pooh (1977)

38
15,080 members, 625 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (35), Tafadhali (67)

Score: 3.04

Explanations:

Tafadhali (67): The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

39
14,972 members, 453 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (3)

Score: 3.04

Explanations:

Tafadhali (3): Rebecca (1940)

40
6,476 members, 131 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (36), Tafadhali (68)

Score: 3.03

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Tafadhali (68): Pippi Longstocking (1969)

41
13,291 members, 174 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (37), Tafadhali (69)

Score: 3.01

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Tafadhali (69): The World According to Garp (1982)

42
12,801 members, 197 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (38), Tafadhali (73)

Score: 2.98

Explanations:

Tafadhali (73): Little Women (1994)

43
83,712 members, 813 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (39), Tafadhali (77)

Score: 2.95

Explanations:

Tafadhali (77): Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

44
79,317 members, 716 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (40), Tafadhali (78)

Score: 2.94

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Tafadhali (78): Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)

45
46,773 members, 3,157 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (41), Tafadhali (82)

Score: 2.91

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Tafadhali (82): The Hunger Games (2012)

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13,471 members, 299 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (42), Tafadhali (83)

Score: 2.9

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Tafadhali (83): James and the Giant Peach (1996)

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81,151 members, 795 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (43), Tafadhali (89)

Score: 2.86

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Tafadhali (89): Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)

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18,357 members, 267 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (44), Tafadhali (91)

Score: 2.85

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Tafadhali (91): Interview with the Vampire (1994)

49
9,817 members, 209 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (45), Tafadhali (94)

Score: 2.83

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Tafadhali (94): Brideshead Revisited (2008) (the miniseries is also much better, but I haven't finished watching it!)

50
3,186 members, 84 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (4)

Score: 2.83

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Tafadhali (4): Rosemary's Baby (1968)

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31,807 members, 599 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (46), Tafadhali (95)

Score: 2.82

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Tafadhali (95): The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005), The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (1979)

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99,494 members, 1,631 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (47), Tafadhali (97)

Score: 2.8

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Tafadhali (97): Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001

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15,174 members, 417 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (48), Tafadhali (98)

Score: 2.79

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Tafadhali (98): Watchmen (2009)

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34,189 members, 1,571 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (49), Tafadhali (100)

Score: 2.78

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Tafadhali (100): The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

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47,940 members, 2,092 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (50), Tafadhali (106)

Score: 2.75

Explanations:

Tafadhali (106): Twilight (2008)

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19,421 members, 1,042 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (51), Tafadhali (107)

Score: 2.74

Explanations:

Tafadhali (107): Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)

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38,178 members, 966 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (52), Tafadhali (110)

Score: 2.73

Explanations:

Tafadhali (110): The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)

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5,402 members, 195 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (10)

Score: 2.25

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Tafadhali (10): North & South (2004)

59
785 members, 20 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (16)

Score: 2

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Tafadhali (16): Mysterious Skin (2004)

60
22,265 members, 569 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (17)

Score: 1.97

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Tafadhali (17): Atonement (2007)

61
18,061 members, 374 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (20)

Score: 1.89

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Tafadhali (20): In Cold Blood (1967)

62
5,331 members, 282 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (27)

Score: 1.76

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Tafadhali (27): The Haunting (1963)

63
3,754 members, 77 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (29)

Score: 1.72

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Tafadhali (29): Wonder Boys (2000)

64
6,136 members, 100 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (30)

Score: 1.71

Explanations:

Tafadhali (30): Girl, Interrupted (1999)

65
2,501 members, 77 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (31)

Score: 1.7

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Tafadhali (31): Gone, Baby, Gone (2007)

66
34,908 members, 1,617 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (32)

Score: 1.68

Explanations:

Tafadhali (32): The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

67
9,920 members, 857 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (33)

Score: 1.67

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Tafadhali (33): The Martian (2015)

68
3,428 members, 348 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (34)

Score: 1.66

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Tafadhali (34): A Monster Calls (2016)

69
15,656 members, 206 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (36)

Score: 1.63

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Tafadhali (36): David Copperfield (1935)

70
6,326 members, 240 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (37)

Score: 1.62

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Tafadhali (37): The Handmaiden (2016)

71
16,351 members, 338 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (40)

Score: 1.59

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Tafadhali (40): Northanger Abbey (2007)

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6,328 members, 345 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (43)

Score: 1.56

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Tafadhali (43): We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)

73
10,361 members, 158 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (44)

Score: 1.55

Explanations:

Tafadhali (44): The Witches (1990)

74
2,510 members, 49 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (45)

Score: 1.54

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Tafadhali (45): Goldfinger (1964). One of the movies where the book is SO WRETCHED that the adaptation becomes highly ranked simply by being rather enjoyable.

75
146 members, 1 review
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (47)

Score: 1.53

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Tafadhali (47): On the Other Hand, Death (2008)

76
17,306 members, 286 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (48)

Score: 1.52

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Tafadhali (48): Mansfield Park (1999)

77
6,042 members, 168 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (49)

Score: 1.51

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Tafadhali (49): Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (2011)

78
653 members, 5 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (50)

Score: 1.5

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Tafadhali (50): The Celluloid Closet (1995)

79
2,665 members, 94 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (54)

Score: 1.48

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Tafadhali (54): Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)

80
22,561 members, 260 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (56)

Score: 1.46

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Tafadhali (56): Tom and Huck (1995)

81
17,802 members, 319 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (57)

Score: 1.46

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Tafadhali (57): The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)

82
3,150 members, 67 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (58)

Score: 1.45

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Tafadhali (58): Ghost World (2001)

83
27,008 members, 357 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (60)

Score: 1.44

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Tafadhali (60): A Tale of Two Cities (1935)

84
12,613 members, 164 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (62)

Score: 1.43

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Tafadhali (62): Camelot (1967), The Sword in the Stone (1963)

85
5,827 members, 109 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (63)

Score: 1.42

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Tafadhali (63): Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

86
1,745 members, 41 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (70)

Score: 1.38

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Tafadhali (70): Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

87
107 members, 1 review
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (71)

Score: 1.38

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Tafadhali (71): The Losers (2010)

88
2,755 members, 146 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (72)

Score: 1.37

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Tafadhali (72): Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (2008)

89
25,590 members, 435 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (74)

Score: 1.36

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Tafadhali (74): Lolita (1962)

90
14,683 members, 236 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (75)

Score: 1.36

91
15,335 members, 577 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (76)

Score: 1.36

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Tafadhali (76): Coraline (2009)

92
31,235 members, 1,566 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (79)

Score: 1.34

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Tafadhali (79): The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Parts 1 and 2 (2014-2015)

93
32,004 members, 445 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (80)

Score: 1.34

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Tafadhali (80): The Adventures of Huck Finn (1993)

94
18,770 members, 257 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (84)

Score: 1.32

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Tafadhali (84): Les Misérables (2012)

95
54,563 members, 912 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (85)

Score: 1.32

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Tafadhali (85): The Great Gatsby (2013)

96
28,137 members, 730 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (86)

Score: 1.31

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Tafadhali (86): A Wrinkle in Time (2018), A Wrinkle in Time (2003)

97
1,565 members, 36 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (87)

Score: 1.31

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Tafadhali (87): The Baby-Sitters Club (1995)

98
18,201 members, 169 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (88)

Score: 1.31

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Tafadhali (88): Prince Caspian (2008)

99
4,115 members, 131 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (90)

Score: 1.3

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Tafadhali (90): The Princess Diaries (2001)

100
44,576 members, 734 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (92)

Score: 1.29

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Tafadhali (92): Jane Eyre (2011)

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