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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. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

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7.8/10
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87/100
Released: 2009Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Swedish thriller based on Stieg Larsson's novel about a male journalist and a young female hacker. In the opening of the movie, Mikael Blomkvist, a middle-aged publisher for the magazine Millennium, loses a libel case brought by corrupt Swedish industrialist Hans-Erik Wennerström. Nevertheless, he is hired by Henrik Vanger in order to solve a cold case, the disappearance of Vanger's niece

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix), stream on a subscription service (Fandor, Shudder, Sundance Now & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (TBS & TNT) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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2. The Lincoln Lawyer

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7.3/10
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81/100
Released: 2011Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (TBS) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 5 others). Coming soon to Prime Video on August 25th, 2019 (PDT).

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3. Divergent

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6.7/10
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76/100
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 popular TV everywhere service (TBS & TNT) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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4. The BFG

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6.4/10
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72/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Family

What it's about: The BFG is no ordinary bone-crunching giant. He is far too nice and jumbly. It's lucky for Sophie that he is. Had she been carried off in the middle of the night by the Bloodbottler, or any of the other giants—rather than the BFG—she would have soon become breakfast. When Sophie hears that the giants are flush-bunking off to England to swollomp a few nice little chiddlers, she decides she must stop them once and for all. And the BFG is going to help her!

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (TBS & TNT) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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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 popular TV everywhere service (TBS & TNT) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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6. This Is Where I Leave You

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6.6/10
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68/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Comedy, LGBTQ

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 & TNT) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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7. 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 popular TV everywhere service (TBS & TNT) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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8. One for the Money

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50/100
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 popular TV everywhere service (TBS & TNT) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).