Nonfiction at the Movies

Many movies begin on the bookshelf.  Take a look at this short list of nonfiction titles that began as a book and later made the jump to the big screen. 
 
 
 
Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors by Piers Paul Read
The Blind Side by Michael Lewis
Bringing Down the House by Ben Mezrich (21)
Charlie Wilson's War by George Crile
Dead Man Walking by Helen Prejean
Flags of Our Fathers by James Bradley
 
 
 
The Freedom Writers Diary by Erin Gruwell (Freedom Writers) 
He's Just Not That Into You by Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo   
Into the Wild by John Krakauer
Lost Moon by Jim Lovell (Apollo 13)
Marie Antoinette by Antonia Frasier
Marley & Me by Josh Grogan
Men Who Stare at Goats by Jon Ronson

The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger
October Sky by Homer Hickam
Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand
Seven Years in Tibet by Heinrich Harrer
The Soloist by Steve Lopez