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Movies That Are More Well Known Than Their Books

This is a list of films that were based on books, but ended up being more popular and iconic than their source material.
That's right. NONE of these are original movies.
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2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
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The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
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Aladdin (1992)
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The Amityville Horror (1979)
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Apocalypse Now (1979)
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Apollo 13 (1995)
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Bambi (1942)
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Battle Royale (2000)
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Battlefield Earth (2000)
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Ben-Hur (1959)
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The Birds (1963)
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Blade Runner (1982)
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13
The Bourne Identity (2002)
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The Brave Little Toaster (1987)
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Carrie (1976)
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A Clockwork Orange (1971)
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Clueless (1995)
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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
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Die Hard (1988)
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Dr. No (1962)
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Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
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Drive (2011)
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The Exorcist (1973)
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Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
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25
Field of Dreams (1989)
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Fight Club (1999)
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First Blood (1982)
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Forrest Gump (1994)
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Full Metal Jacket (1987)
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The Godfather (1972)
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Goodfellas (1990)
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The Graduate (1967)
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Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
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The Hunt for Red October (1990)
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The Iron Giant (1999)
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Jaws (1975)
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37
Jumanji (1995)
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The Jungle Book (1967)
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Jurassic Park (1993)
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L.A. Confidential (1997)
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