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7 Worst Film Adaptations (VIDEO)

08/03/2011 09:23 am ET | Updated Oct 03, 2011

Two things can happen when Hollywood brings your favorite story to life on the silver screen: you can absolutely adore the adaptation and thank the filmmaking heavens for staying true to the words you so loved reading...or you could question how a book so good could be turned into something so bad.

With "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" having crossed the $1 billion mark this past weekend, we thought it would be fun to recognize those adaptations that didn't quite have Harry's magic touch. Here are some of the worst book to film adaptations.

Have any bad adaptations you think we missed? Let us know in the comments!

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