20 flick chick movies that we all love and did not know are based on books


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The chick flicks they are the genre in which films that dedicate their stories to topics such as love and romance are classified. Although many films of this type can be directed towards the female genre, the term is usually used only when talking about films that are highly emotional or that deal with themes that are based on the relationships of people (not necessarily romantic, since many others may be present).

The stories, the protagonists, the places and even the music give us moments of laughter and tears that not any film achieves. Many of the chick flicks come from books that belong to the genre chick lit (Literature for girls) and some of the adaptations have been better than the text, although in other occasions they have been left to us to have. But, outside of that, in PinkMyRide we want to present you chick flicks of the last years that you should not miss if you love to stay on your sofa accompanied by popcorn and ice cream.



1. No idea (1995)

Based on Jane Austen's novel, Emma. Set in a luxurious neighborhood and school in Beverly Hills.

2. 10 things I hate about you (1999)

It is an adaptation The Taming of the Shrew, by William Shakespeare, located at a high school in the United States.

3. The diaryof Bridget Jones (2001)

British film based on the novel of the same name, written by Helen Fielding.

4. The princess's Diary (2001)

Cinematic adaptation of the homonymous novel, written by Meg Cabot.

5. Legally blonde (2001)

The film is the adaptation of the novel of the same name, by Amanda Brown.



6. Heavy girls (2004)

The script, written by Tina Fey, is based on the novel Queen Bees and Wannabes, by Rosalind Wiseman.

7. Diary of a passion (2004)

Based on the homonymous novel, by Nicholas Sparks.

8. In his shoes (2005)

It is the film adaptation of the homonymous novel written by Jennifer Weiner.

9. The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

Based on the homonymous novel by journalist Lauren Weisberger, who in turn was inspired by her experiences with her ex-wife, Anna Wintour, of the magazine Vogue

10. P.S. I love you (2007)

It is based on the novel, of the same name, by the Irish writer Cecelia Ahern.

11. Sex in the city (2008)

It is the film version of the book Sex and the City, written by Candace Bushnell.



12. He do not like you to much (2009)

Based on the book of the same name, written by Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo.

13. Crazy for shopping (2009)

Based on Confessions of a Shopaholic, a romantic fiction and comedy novel written by Sophie Kinsella, also known as Madeleine Wickham.

14. Dear John (2010)

Based on the homonymous novel by Nicholas Sparks.

15. Comer, pray, love (2010)

The film is based on Elizabeth Gilbert's book of the same name.

16. Do not take away my boyfriend (2011)

It is based on Emily Giffin's book of the same name.

17. The advantages of being invisible (2012)

Based on the epistolary novel written by Stephen Chbosky.

18. Under the same star (2014)

It is the film adaptation of the novel, with the same name, written by John Green.

19. Maybe it's forever (2014)

Based on the novel Where the rainbow ends, by Cecelia Ahern

20. If I decide to stay (2014)

It is based on the youth novel If I stay, written by Gayle Forman.

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