Movies and Television Shows Not Commonly Known to be Based on Books by BookReviewer2015 : Ever find out your favourite movie was actually a book before it hit the silver screen!? Ever wanted more context on a movie but didn't know it was on written paper before hand? Then this list is for you! From The Bone Collector to The Day After Tomorrow, check out these movies and books that are not commonly known to have been based after each other! Don't forget the popcorn with layered butter!