List of television programs based on films


List of television programs based on films

This a list of films that were later adapted as television shows. inc-video

Follow-ups and prequels

These series follow the events of the original movie, so they can be considered sequels of it, take place before the movie or are set within the same universe.

Remakes

These series are remakes of the original movie.

*"" (animated; actually based on "Return of the Killer Tomatoes", the sequel to "Attack of the Killer Tomatoes")
*"Alice" (from "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore")
*"Anna and the King" (from "The King and I")
*"Baby Boom"
*"Baby Talk" (based loosely on the film Look Who's Talking)
*"Back at the Barnyard" (from " The Barnyard")
*"Bagdad Café"
*"Beetlejuice" (animated; from the "film of the same name")
*"Bustin' Loose" (based on the film of the same name)
*"The Client"
*"The Courtship of Eddie's Father"
*"" (from "The Crow")
*"Dangerous Minds"
*"The Dead Zone" (remake of the 1983 film)
*"Dirty Dancing" (based on the movie of the same name.)
*"" (based on both the 1961 animated movie and the 1996 live-action remake.)
*"Dixon of Dock Green" (from "The Blue Lamp")
*"Doctor in the House" (from the film series of the same title)
*"Down and Out in Beverly Hills"
*"The Dukes of Hazzard" (based upon the movie "Moonrunners")
*"" (from "F/X")
*"Fame" (from the film of the same title)
*"The Farmer's Daughter"
*"Fast Times" (from "Fast Times at Ridgemont High")
*"Ferris Bueller" (from "Ferris Bueller's Day Off")
*"The Four Seasons"
*"The Ghost & Mrs. Muir"
*"Godzilla Island" (from the "Godzilla" film series)
*"The Godzilla Power Hour" (animated, from the "Godzilla" film series)
*"Harry and the Hendersons" (from the film of the same title)
*"In the Heat of the Night" (from the film of the same title; the setting was changed to the present day)
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*"La Femme Nikita" (from the film of the same title)
*"Logan's Run" (from the film of the same title)
*"M*A*S*H" (from the film of the same title)
*"The Magnificent Seven" (from the film of the same title)
*"McCloud" (based upon the movie "Coogan's Bluff")
*"The Net" (from the film of the same title)
*"The Neverending Story" (animated series based on the film of the same name)
*"Nine to Five" (from the film of the same title)
*"The Odd Couple" (from the film of the same title)
*"The Pink Panther Show" (animated; based on "The Pink Panther" film series)
*"The Paper Chase"
*"Parenthood"
*"Party Girl"
*"Peyton Place" (from the film of the same title)
*"Serpico" (based on the film of the same name")
*"Teen Wolf" (animated; from the film of the same title)
*"Timecop" (from the film of the same title)
*"Toxic Crusaders" (based on "The Toxic Avenger"
*"Twelve O'Clock High" (from the film of the same title)
*"Up Pompeii! (based loosely on the film "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum".)
*"Uncle Buck"
*"Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea" (based upon the film of the same name. The plot of the film was used as the basis of an episode of the series called "The Sky's On Fire".)
*"Weird Science" (from the film of the same title)
*"What's Happening!!" (from "Cooley High"; the setting was moved from 1960s Chicago to 1970s Los Angeles)
*"Working Girl"

Upcoming

These series are still in production.

*"" (3D, animated, based on the "Star Wars" films)
*Star Wars live-action TV series
*"Stargate Universe"

ee also

*List of films based on television programs


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