15 Movies Based on Banned Books

The Huffington Post has a nice collection of 15 famous movies (including clips) based on banned books. The collection has put together in collaboration with the ALA and Banned Books Week. It’s always surprising to see what books get people worked up… or that people are threatened by books to begin with…

El Huffington Post tiene una buena colección de 15 películas famosas (incluyendo cortos) basadas en libros que han sido prohibidos. La colección se organizo con la colaboración de la ALA y la Semana de Libros Prohibidos. Siempre es sorprendente ver que libros hacen que la gente se agite… o peor un, ver que algunos se siente amenazados por algún libro.

Book: 1964 (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), Roald Dahl
Movie: 1971 with Gene Wilder and 2005 (as “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”) with Johnny Depp

Locked away in 1988 by a librarian in Boulder, CO who thought it espoused a poor philosophy of life. (Since removed from the locked collection)

Learn more about Banned Book Week from their website.

Aprenda más sobre Semana de Libros Prohibitos en su página web.

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