Top 10 Worst Movies Based on Books

Note that this is not the same as Worst Movies based on GOOD books. I remove the word Good, because there are bad books with bad movies as well
The Top Ten
1 Twilight
2 The Cat In the Hat
3 The Lorax

Oh God, do I hate this movie. It's right there with the Angry Birds Movie, possibly worse. No thought and no care were put into this movie. It's just a pure, phoned-in mess.

It just feels like an excuse to promote a lot of advertising and some really horrible songs.

When I watched this movie, at the end I said to myself, "Is it too late to get that alien invasion from Transformers: Dark of the Moon to destroy the city of Thneedville?"

4 Eragon
5 Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
6 A Wrinkle in Time

They might as well have destroyed Oprah because of this! It's a shameful parody of my favorite sci-fi Disney movie, Tomorrowland, and shamefully represents it. Save your money on something that matters.

7 Diary of a Wimpy Kid

While the book was funny, this was actually kind of sad to see the protagonist get bad luck like this on the big screen.

8 The Golden Compass
9 Carrie (2013)
10 Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

This movie follows the beloved children's book with a few differences, or at least, that's what the first 15-20 minutes are about.

The Contenders
11 New Moon
12 The Dark Tower
13 Dear Dumb Diary

My sister and I watched this because she loved the book. I was PISSED OFF! The main protagonist, Jamie, is such a full-of-herself Mary-Sue, and the movie itself was crappy. I'm surprised the Nostalgia Critic hasn't reviewed this movie yet.

Wait? They made a movie based on that series?

14 50 Shades of Grey

Terrible movie. The actors were badly cast, so the acting was woeful. The books were much better than the movie!

15 Charlotte's Web (2006)

By this, I'm referring to the 2006 remake, not the timeless 1973 classic by Hanna-Barbera. I'm surprised E. B. White hated the original movie. I don't care what his estate has to say. Sorry, Mr. White, but you're wrong. Just because it doesn't follow the book beat by beat doesn't mean it's a bad movie.

Look at Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory: That film also didn't need to follow the book beat by beat to be a good movie. Of course, we live in a world of unnecessary remakes, and this is one of them. Like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, they want to make this as faithful to the original book as possible, but like Charlie again, it fails at every aspect, especially since the 1973 film is timeless enough.

Debbie Reynolds was upset at Nickelodeon for how they ruined a beautiful 1973 classic movie! TWICE! I can't blame her! And now she's rolling in her grave. Thanks for ruining our childhoods, Nickelodeon.

16 Inkheart
17 The Seeker: The Dark is Rising
18 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
19 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
20 Horrid Henry: The Movie
21 Strawinsky and the Mysterious House
22 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
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