List of Television Programs Based On Films - Adaptations

Adaptations

These series are adaptations of the original movie.

  • 10 Things I Hate About You (based on the film of the same title)
  • Alienators: Evolution Continues (animated; based on the film Evolution)
  • Attack of the Killer Tomatoes: The Animated Series (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 (based on the film of the same title)
  • Baby Talk (loosely based on the film Look Who's Talking)
  • Back at the Barnyard (from Barnyard)
  • The Bad News Bears (based on the film of the same title)
  • Bagdad CafĂ©
  • Beetlejuice (animated; from the film of the same title)
  • Blood+ (animated; loosely based upon the anime film Blood: The Last Vampire)
  • Bustin' Loose (based on the film of the same title)
  • The Client (based on the film of the same title)
  • The Courtship of Eddie's Father (based on the film of the same title)
  • The Crow: Stairway to Heaven (from The Crow)
  • Dangerous Minds (based on the film of the same title)
  • The Dead Zone (adaptation of the 1983 film of the same title)
  • Dirty Dancing (based on the film of the same title)
  • 101 Dalmatians: The Series (based on both the 1961 animated movie and the 1996 live-action adaptation.)
  • 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 on the movie Moonrunners)
  • F/X: The Series (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)
  • House Calls
  • How to Marry a Millionaire (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)
  • The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (from Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius)
  • La Femme Nikita (from the film of the same title)
  • Little Shop (animated, from The Little Shop of Horrors and it's musical remake Little Shop of Horrors)
  • 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)
  • Max Headroom (based upon Max Headroom: 20 Minutes into the Future)
  • 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 title)
  • 9 to 5 (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 (1990; based on the 1989 film of the same title)
  • Parenthood (2010; based on the 1989 film of the same title)
  • Party Girl (from the film of the same title)
  • The Penguins of Madagascar (from Madagascar)
  • Peyton Place (from the film of the same title)
  • Private Benjamin
  • Serpico (based on the film of the same title)
  • Sugarfoot (faithfully based on the The Boy from Oklahoma)
  • Tales from the Neverending Story (based on the film of the same title)
  • Teen Wolf (either animated or live-action; 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)
  • Uncle Buck (from the film of the same title)
  • Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (based upon the film of the same title. 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 (from the film of the same title)

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