This is a short list of Oscar award winning movies based on novels.
1. Ben Hur (1959). Won 11 Oscars. This movie was the most expensive movie in its time.
2. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003). Won 11 Oscars. This is the third part of the trilogy.
3. Gone with the Wind (1939). Won 10 Oscars. The book also won the Pulitzer Award in 1937.
4. Out of Africa (1985). Won 7 Oscars. This was loosely based on the life of the author in Kenya, Isac Dinesen.
5. Schindler’s List (1993). Won 7 Oscars. This is one of the best movies about the holocaust.
6. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957). Won 7 Oscars. This story is about a group of British soldiers taken captive by the Japanese soldiers in the Second World War.
7. Dances with Wolves (1990). Won 7 Oscars. A beautiful movie about the relationship of native Americans and the settlers.
8. Forrest Gump (1994). Won 6 Oscars. This is my personal favorite. Just watch it.
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