Based on a Book

Based on a Book

Screenplays: ‘Based on a Book’

One of the popular subgenres.

Neither a ‘mood’ nor a ‘tone,’ these scripts have a specific style of filmmaking that relates to a ‘Primary Genre.’

Scripts that are ‘Based on a Book’ are also known as ‘adapted screenplays.’ Meaning, the story was originally published as a novel.


The Big Short (2015), and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) are examples of screenplays ‘Based on a Book.’

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This collection of ‘Based on a Book’ scripts include real screenplays, real teleplays, and detailed tv transcripts.

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