If you have Netflix, or any other streaming site for that matter, you know the pain of the endless scroll. All of the shows roll into one and you come to the conclusion that there is nothing to watch. You give up and end up watching The Office for the millionth time, but let’s be honest, it never gets old.
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When you’re tired of the endless scroll and want something good to watch, here’s a list of Netflix shows based on books!
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Beatifully adapted to the screen, The Little Prince is a heart-wrenching tale of growing up, imagination, and bravery.
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A bloody, macabre, Tim Burton rendition of the classic tale by Irving. Ichabod Crane played by Johnny Depp adds the perfect amount of awkward and spooky.
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The heart-breaking story of child soldiers in West Africa will bring you to tears with a sickenly-amazing performance by Idris Elba.
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Love, magic, and a coming of age tale all rolled into one. Stardust will take you on a clever and brilliant journey.
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This comedy follows Miss Pettigrew, a nanny turned ‘social secretary’ who opens up and discovers herself.
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This adventure is heart-warming and filled with life lessons. Tip goes on a journey to save her mom who has been abducted by aliens with the help of a Boov alien named Oh.
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The movie version of this featuring Jim Carrey, which packed the first three books into one, didn’t do so well. Hopefully the Netflix versions does the series some justice!
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