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The Best Based on Books Movies on TBS

Finding a good Based on Books movie 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 of all time streaming on TBS.

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1. Ready Player One

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7.5/10
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80/100
Released: 2018Rated: PG-13
Science-Fiction, Action & Adventure

What it's about: When the creator of a popular video game system dies, a virtual contest is created to compete for his fortune.

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

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2. The Wizard of Oz

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8.0/10
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79/100
Released: 1939Rated: G
Action & Adventure, Fantasy

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 popular subscription service (HBO MAX & TVision), 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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3. The Great Gatsby

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77/100
Released: 2013Rated: PG-13
Romance, Drama

What it's about: An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche existence, where obsession, madness, and tragedy await.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (TVision), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (TBS & TNT) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Microsoft & Vudu).

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4. Paddington

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73/100
Released: 2014Rated: PG
Family, Comedy

What it's about: A young Peruvian bear travels to London in search of a new home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he meets the kindly Brown family.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (TVision), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (TBS & TNT) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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5. Paddington 2

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7.8/10
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74/100
Released: 2017Rated: PG
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Paddington, now happily settled with the Browns, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy, but it is stolen.

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

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6. Lone Survivor

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Released: 2013Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level Taliban operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy ambush. As they confront unthinkable odds, the SEALs must find reserves of strength and resilience to fight to the finish.

Where to Watch: Available to 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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7. This Is Where I Leave You

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67/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: When their father passes away, four grown, world-weary siblings return to their childhood home and are requested -- with an admonition -- to stay there together for a week, along with their free-speaking mother and a collection of spouses, exes and might-have-beens. As the brothers and sisters re-examine their shared history and the status of each tattered relationship among those who know and love them best, they reconnect in hysterically funny and emotionally significant ways.

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

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8. Paper Towns

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66/100
Released: 2015Rated: PG-13
Romance, 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 popular TV everywhere service (TBS & TNT) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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