Top 20 movies based on books of a year defined by the pandemic and a near-total absence of significant theatrical releases.

Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey. The 2020 movie compared to the 2019 comic book, Harley Quinn & the Birds of Prey
Cathy Yan, 2020
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Harley Quinn & the Birds of Prey
Kelley Puckett, Paul Dini, Chuck Dixon, 2019

The Invisible Man. The 2020 movie compared to the 1897 book
Leigh Whannell, 2020
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The Invisible Man
H.G. Wells, 1897

Extraction. The 2020 movie compared to the 2014 comic book, Ciudad
Sam Hargrave, 2020
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Ciudad
Ande Parks, Joe Russo, Anthony Russo, Fernando León González, Eric Skillman, 2014

Enola Holmes. The 2020 movie compared to the 2006 book, The Enola Holmes Mysteries: The Case of the Missing Marquess
Harry Bradbeer, 2020
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The Enola Holmes Mysteries: The Case of the Missing Marquess
Nancy Springer, 2006

The Devil All the Time. The 2020 movie compared to the 2011 book
Antonio Campos, 2020
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The Devil All the Time
Donald Ray Pollock, 2011

Greyhound. The 2020 movie compared to the 1955 book, The Good Shepherd
Aaron Schneider, 2020
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The Good Shepherd
C.S. Forester, 1955

The Midnight Sky. The 2020 movie compared to the 2016 book, Good Morning, Midnight
George Clooney, 2020
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Good Morning, Midnight
Lily Brooks-Dalton, 2016

I'm Thinking of Ending Things. The 2020 movie compared to the 2016 book
Charlie Kaufman, 2020
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I'm Thinking of Ending Things
Iain Reid, 2016

Hamilton. The 2020 movie compared to the 2004 book, Alexander Hamilton
Thomas Kail, 2020
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Alexander Hamilton
Ron Chernow, 2004

The Call of the Wild. The 2020 movie compared to the 1903 book
Chris Sanders, 2020
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The Call of the Wild
Jack London, 1903

News of the World. The 2020 movie compared to the 2016 book
Paul Greengrass, 2020
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News of the World
Paulette Jiles, 2016

Emma.. The 2020 movie compared to the 1815 book, Emma
Autumn de Wilde, 2020
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Emma
Jane Austen, 1815

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“I don't do a comic book thinking there is a movie. I just want it to be as good a comic book as it can be.”

FRANK MILLER (Author)