05/01/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The 11 Best Male Movie Adaptations (PHOTOS)

Roman Polanski's "The Ghost Writer" premiered last week, and became just the most recent blockbuster thriller to be based on a book -- Robert Harris's "The Ghost." In a year when four out of the ten movies nominated for the Best Picture Oscar were based on books, we've been thinking about the best book-to-movie adaptations. A lot of the great ones have been typical "guy" books -- the thrillers, the organized crime novels, the westerns.

Ladies, did you read the book? Did you see the movie? Or did you leave your husband/boyfriend in another room to indulge? Willing to give any of these a try?

Guys' Books To Movies