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The Best Based on Books Movies and TV Shows on TBS

Finding a good Based on Books movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Based on Books movies and TV shows of all time streaming on TBS.

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1. The Wizard of Oz

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8.0/10
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89/100
Released: 1939Rated: G
Action & Adventure, Family

What it's about: Young Dorothy finds herself in a magical world where she makes friends with a lion, a scarecrow and a tin man as they make their way along the yellow brick road to talk with the Wizard and ask for the things they miss most in their lives. The Wicked Witch of the West is the only thing that could stop them.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (TBS & TNT) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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2. It

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7.3/10
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87/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: In a small town in Maine, seven children known as The Losers Club come face to face with life problems, bullies and a monster that takes the shape of a clown called Pennywise.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (TBS & TNT) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 3 others).

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3. Divergent

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77/100
Released: 2014Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: In a world divided into factions based on personality types, Tris learns that she's been classified as Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it's too late.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (TBS & TNT) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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4. Miracle Workers

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76/100
Year: 2019-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 2
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A comedy set in the offices of Heaven Inc. When God plans to destroy the Earth, two low-level angels must convince their boss to save humanity. They bet him they can pull off their most impossible miracle yet: help two humans fall in love.

Where to Watch: 11 episodes (85%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (TBS). 10 episodes (77%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Vudu & YouTube).

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5. Insurgent

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70/100
Released: 2015Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (TBS & TNT) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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6. Paper Towns

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69/100
Released: 2015Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Mystery

What it's about: Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs back into his life-dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge-he follows. After their all-nighter ends and a new day breaks, Q arrives at school to discover that Margo, always an enigma, has now become a mystery. But Q soon learns that there are clues-and they're for him. Urged down a disconnected path, the closer he gets, the less Q sees of the girl he thought he knew.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (TBS & TNT) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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7. How to Be Single

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67/100
Released: 2016Rated: R
Comedy, Romance

What it's about: New York City is full of lonely hearts seeking the right match, and what Alice, Robin, Lucy, Meg, Tom and David all have in common is the need to learn how to be single in a world filled with ever-evolving definitions of love.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (TBS & TNT) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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8. Allegiant

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62/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Beatrice Prior and Tobias Eaton venture into the world outside of the fence and are taken into protective custody by a mysterious agency known as the Bureau of Genetic Welfare.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (TBS & TNT) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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9. Confessions of a Shopaholic

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61/100
Released: 2009Rated: PG
Comedy, Romance

What it's about: In the glamorous world of New York City, Rebecca Bloomwood is a fun-loving girl who is really good at shopping-a little too good, perhaps. She dreams of working for her favorite fashion magazine, but can't quite get her foot in the door-until ironically, she snags a job as an advice columnist for a financial magazine published by the same company.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (TBS & TNT) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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10. One for the Money

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51/100
Released: 2012Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: An unemployed lingerie buyer convinces her bail bondsman cousin to give her a shot as a bounty hunter. Her first assignment is to track down a former cop on the run for murder – the same man who broke her heart years before. With the help of some friends and the best bounty hunter in the business, she slowly learns what it takes to be a true bounty hunter.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (TBS & TNT) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).