Top Ten Movies Not Based On Books

A look at the best movies not based on another literary form.

The Top Ten

1 Back to the Future Back to the Future Product Image

This proves that not all great stories have to be based off of literature.

Nice to see this as #1. I knew you all could do it! - dureckl

The best movie of all time in my opinion. - Ihateschool


2 Pulp Fiction Pulp Fiction Product Image
3 Up Up Product Image

Up was one of the greatest animated movies of all time

4 Rocky Rocky Product Image

I literally clicked on this list just to see if there was such a thing as a movie NOT based on a book.

It's hard to make a list like this because 90% of all movies ever made were somehow someway based on a book.
Rocky, however, is part of the 10% and one of the best

5 The Breakfast Club The Breakfast Club Product Image

Yes! Get it to number 1!

Best 80s movie ever

6 Witness Witness Product Image
7 Ferris Bueller's Day Off Ferris Bueller's Day Off Product Image

This movie pleases me.

...oh. - MoldySock

8 Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Product Image
9 Star Wars Star Wars Product Image
10 Toy Story Toy Story Product Image

The Contenders

11 Lawrence of Arabia Lawrence of Arabia Product Image
12 Andrei Rublev Andrei Rublev Product Image
13 Citizen Kane Citizen Kane Product Image

Why is this only 14? - 445956

14 Monty Python and the Holy Grail Monty Python and the Holy Grail Product Image
15 Ikiru Ikiru Product Image
16 The Conjuring The Conjuring Product Image

Not based on a book, but based on a true story.

17 Seven Samurai Seven Samurai Product Image
18 Raiders of the Lost Ark Raiders of the Lost Ark Product Image
19 Monty Python's Life of Brian Monty Python's Life of Brian Product Image
20 Ghostbusters Ghostbusters Product Image
21 Star Wars: Return of the Jedi Star Wars: Return of the Jedi Product Image
22 Tokyo Story Tokyo Story Product Image
23 The Mirror The Mirror Product Image
24 Toy Story 3 Toy Story 3 Product Image
25 The Land Before Time The Land Before Time Product Image
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