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10 book-to-movie adaptations coming this holiday season

These movies adapted from both children's and adult books are hitting the screen this holiday season.

- Molly Driscoll, Monitor contributor

By Christopher Raphael/HONS/Warner Bros. Pictures/AP

3. 'Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows'

Scottish author Arthur Conan Doyle published his first story about detective Sherlock Holmes in 1887. More than a century later, the sardonic sleuth remains as popular as ever. This Christmas, the 2009 film "Sherlock Holmes" starring Robert Downey Jr. is getting a sequel, with Jude Law returning as his sidekick Dr. Watson.


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