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Books to Movies - August

Books to Movies: August Edition

Visit the movie theater in August to see these books come to life on the big screen. Fingers crossed the adaptations stay true to the book!


Crazy Rich Asians

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Envisioning a summer vacation in the humble Singapore home of a boy she hopes to marry, Chinese American Rachel Chu is unexpectedly introduced to a rich and scheming clan that strongly opposes their son's relationship with an American girl.

Starring Constance Wu and Henry Golding. In theaters August 15.


The Darkest Minds

The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken

When Ruby woke up on her tenth birthday, something about her had changed. Something alarming enough to make her parents lock her in the garage and call the police. Something that got her sent to Thurmond, a brutal government "rehabilitation camp." She might have survived the mysterious disease that killed most of America's children, but she and the others emerged with something far worse: frightening abilities they cannot control.

Now sixteen, Ruby is one of the dangerous ones.

Starring Amandla Stenberg. In theaters August 3.


Juliet, Naked

Juliet, Naked by Nick Hornby

What happens when a washed-up musician looks for another chance? And miles away, a restless, childless woman looks for a change? Juliet, Naked is a powerfully engrossing, humblingly humorous novel about music, love, loneliness, and the struggle to live up to one's promise.

Starring Rose Byrne and Ethan Hawke. In theaters August 31.


Little Stranger

The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters

One postwar summer in his home of rural Warwickshire, Dr. Faraday is called to a patient at lonely Hundreds Hall. Home to the Ayres family for over two centuries, the Georgian house, once impressive and handsome, is now in decline, with its owners struggling to keep pace with a changing society, as well as with conflicts of their own. But are the Ayreses haunted by something more sinister than a dying way of life? Little does Dr. Faraday know, their story is about to become intimately entwined with his.

Starring Josh Dylan and Domhnall Gleeson. In theaters August 31.


Winnie the Pooh

Winnie-The-Pooh by A.A. Milne

This first book in Pooh's Library introduces Christopher Robin and his Hundred Acre Wood friends. 

In Disney's Christopher Robin, we'll meet a middle-aged Christopher Robin who is visited by his childhood friends when he needs help rediscovering the joys of life.

Starring Ewan McGregor. In theaters August 3.