“The Sentinel” (1951) by Arthur C. Clarke was adapted into the film 2001: A Space Odyssey by Stanley Kubrick.
Do you have any favourites from this list? We selected a few highlights with online story links:
“The Minority Report” by Philip K. Dick, turned into Minority Report by Steven Spielberg
“Spurs” by Tod Robbins, turned into Freaks by Tod Browning
“The Killers” by Ernest Hemingway, turned into The Killers by Robert Siodmak
“Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been” by Joyce Carol Oates, turned into Smooth Talk by Joyce Chopra
“Auggie Wren’s Christmas Story” by Paul Auster, turned into Smoke by Wayne Wang