16 Oscar-nominated films that came from books

Sixteen of this year's Oscar nominees are movies that began as books.


2. 'Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close'

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This film about a father-son relationship ruptured by the terrorist attacks of 9/11 was based on a 2006 novel by Jonathan Safran Foer.  "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" earned nominations for Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor (Max von Sydow).

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