Read the Book, See the Movie

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows isn’t the only movie based on a book that will be opening in the next couple of months.  Read on to see what else to put on your reading list so that you can be prepared the next time you go to the theater.

This list is gleaned from information gathered from the EarlyWord book blog.  Be sure to check IMDB and our local theater showtimes for updated release dates on all of these.  Enjoy reading and watching and feel free to share your thoughts about these movie adaptations in the comments below.

Opened June 3rd and June 10th
  • x-men coverX-Men: First Class

    A science fiction adventure starring Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender, Rose Byrne,  James McAvoy, and January Jones; directed by Matthew Vaughn.

    Based on: the X-Men First Class series by Jeff Parker

  • judy moody coverJudy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer

    A children’s movie starring Heather Graham, Jaleel White, Preston Bailey, and Cameron Boyce; directed by John Schultz.

    Based on: the Judy Moody series by Megan McDonald

Opening June 17th
Opening July 15th
Opening July 22nd
  • captain america book coverCaptain America: The First Avenger

    An action-adventure movie starring Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Hugo Weaving, and Tommy Lee Jones; directed by Joe Johnston

    Based on: The Captain America comics series published by Marvel

  • sarah's key book coverSarah’s Key

    A drama starring Kristin Scott Thomas, Niels Arestrup and Aidan Quinn; directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner

    Based on: Sarah’s Key by Tatiana De Rosnay

Opening July 29th
  • horrid henry book coverHorrid Henry

    A children’s movie starring Anjelica Huston, Parminder Nagra, Richard E. Grant, and Theo Stevenson; directed by  Nick Moore

    Based on the Horrid Henry series by Francesca Simon

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