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Adaptations: 37 Great Movies Based on Great Short Stories

From the anthology Adaptations: From Short Story to Big Screen: 35 Great Short Stories That Inspired Great Films (2005), edited by Stephanie Harrison. These 37 movies were based on the 35 short stories in the book. "The Fly" was adapted twice, as was "The Lady with the Pet Dog."
I hope there will be a sequel, because there are other forgotten short stories made into great movies—I'm thinking especially of "The Boy with Green Hair," by Betsy Beaton.
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Short Cuts (1993)
Short Cuts (1993)
2
Blow-Up (1966)
Blow-Up (1966)
3
A Face in the Crowd (1957)
A Face in the Crowd (1957)
4
Rear Window (1954)
Rear Window (1954)
5
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
6
A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
7
Minority Report (2002)
Minority Report (2002)
8
Freaks (1932)
Freaks (1932)
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9
The Fly (1958)
The Fly (1958)
10
The Fly (1986)
The Fly (1986)
11
Re-Animator (1985)
Re-Animator (1985)
12
Stagecoach (1939)
Stagecoach (1939)
13
A Man Called Horse (1970)
A Man Called Horse (1970)
14
Smoke Signals (1998)
Smoke Signals (1998)
15
American Splendor (2003)
American Splendor (2003)
16
Ghost World (2001)
Ghost World (2001)
17
All About Eve (1950)
All About Eve (1950)
18
Meet John Doe (1941)
Meet John Doe (1941)
19
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948)
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948)
20
The Wild One (1953)
The Wild One (1953)
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21
Tomorrow (1972)
Tomorrow (1972)
22
Bringing Up Baby (1938)
Bringing Up Baby (1938)
23
The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954)
The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954)
24
The Swimmer (1968)
The Swimmer (1968)
25
The Killers (1946)
The Killers (1946)
26
The Fallen Idol (1948)
The Fallen Idol (1948)
27
Memento (2000)
Memento (2000)
28
A Christmas Story (1983)
A Christmas Story (1983)
29
My Friend Flicka (1943)
My Friend Flicka (1943)
30
Field of Dreams (1989)
Field of Dreams (1989)
31
Rashomon (1950)
Rashomon (1950)
32
Lady With the Dog (1960)
Lady With the Dog (1960)
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33
Dark Eyes (1987)
Dark Eyes (1987)
34
Smooth Talk (1985)
Smooth Talk (1985)
35
Smoke (1995)
Smoke (1995)
36
Jesus' Son (1999)
Jesus' Son (1999)
37
In the Bedroom (2001)
In the Bedroom (2001)
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