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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
14,928 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
6,411 members, 139 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (1), Tafadhali (1)

Score: 8

Explanations:

Tafadhali (1): The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934)

3
11,014 members, 883 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: dara85 (1), Tafadhali (15)

Score: 6.03

Explanations:

Tafadhali (15): Room (2015)

4
28,499 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
15,190 members, 236 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (4), Tafadhali (7)

Score: 5.29

Explanations:

Tafadhali (7): Jurassic Park (1993)

6
5,535 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
40,334 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
3,464 members, 67 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: dara85 (2), Tafadhali (81)

Score: 4.7

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

9
60,817 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
18,670 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
28,799 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
59,634 members, 1,185 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (10), Tafadhali (14)

Score: 4.32

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

13
75,545 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
6,885 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
82,221 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
15,071 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
17,262 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
2,196 members, 77 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (16), Tafadhali (24)

Score: 3.81

Explanations:

Tafadhali (24): Brokeback Mountain (2005)

19
17,289 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
10,516 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
4,413 members, 133 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (19), Tafadhali (28)

Score: 3.66

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

22
18,643 members, 408 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (20), Tafadhali (35)

Score: 3.54

Explanations:

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

23
15,323 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
10,856 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
21,460 members, 425 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (23), Tafadhali (41)

Score: 3.41

Explanations:

Tafadhali (41): Persuasion (1995)

26
19,120 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
24,524 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
14,860 members, 1,274 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (25), Tafadhali (46)

Score: 3.33

Explanations:

Tafadhali (46): Gone Girl (2014)

29
14,901 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
69,424 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
14,222 members, 503 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (30), Tafadhali (59)

Score: 3.15

Explanations:

Tafadhali (59): The Outsiders (1983)

34
18,423 members, 377 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (31), Tafadhali (61)

Score: 3.13

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

35
78,863 members, 729 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
17,902 members, 863 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (33), Tafadhali (65)

Score: 3.08

Explanations:

Tafadhali (65): Holes (2003)

37
9,323 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
15,068 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
14,962 members, 453 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (3)

Score: 3.04

Explanations:

Tafadhali (3): Rebecca (1940)

40
6,470 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
13,288 members, 174 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (37), Tafadhali (69)

Score: 3.01

Explanations:

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

42
12,802 members, 197 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (38), Tafadhali (73)

Score: 2.98

Explanations:

Tafadhali (73): Little Women (1994)

43
83,687 members, 812 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
79,370 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
46,740 members, 3,156 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)

46
13,437 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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81,114 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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18,346 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
9,811 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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31,787 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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99,516 members, 1,629 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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15,168 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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34,176 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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47,925 members, 2,092 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (50), Tafadhali (106)

Score: 2.75

Explanations:

Tafadhali (106): Twilight (2008)

56
19,403 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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38,167 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)

58
5,395 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
784 members, 20 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (16)

Score: 2

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Tafadhali (16): Mysterious Skin (2004)

60
22,259 members, 569 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (17)

Score: 1.97

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Tafadhali (17): Atonement (2007)

61
18,046 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
5,325 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
3,752 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
6,134 members, 100 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (30)

Score: 1.71

Explanations:

Tafadhali (30): Girl, Interrupted (1999)

65
2,502 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
34,881 members, 1,617 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (32)

Score: 1.68

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

67
9,904 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
3,422 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
15,648 members, 206 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (36)

Score: 1.63

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Tafadhali (36): David Copperfield (1935)

70
6,353 members, 240 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (37)

Score: 1.62

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Tafadhali (37): The Handmaiden (2016)

71
16,390 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
10,351 members, 158 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (44)

Score: 1.55

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Tafadhali (44): The Witches (1990)

74
2,509 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
17,295 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
6,038 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
22,564 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
17,787 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
26,989 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
12,601 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
5,822 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
1,744 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
2,754 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
25,580 members, 435 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (74)

Score: 1.36

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Tafadhali (74): Lolita (1962)

90
14,677 members, 236 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (75)

Score: 1.36

91
15,325 members, 577 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (76)

Score: 1.36

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Tafadhali (76): Coraline (2009)

92
31,212 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
31,987 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
18,760 members, 256 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: Tafadhali (84)

Score: 1.32

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Tafadhali (84): Les Misérables (2012)

95
54,537 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
28,106 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
1,564 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
18,188 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
4,113 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
44,563 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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