Movies Based on Writings by Nebraska Authors
Movies filmed in Nebraska
- Filmed in Nebraska list from the Nebraska Film Office
- NebraskaOnFilm.com "dedicated to the contributions of Nebraskans and Nebraska in film, television, music and entertainment"
Authors Whose Works have been Filmed
Authors listed were born or lived in Nebraska for some period of time. Links are to the Internet Movie Database, which includes writers of published books or stories, feature film or TV movie screenplays, and TV series episodes. Entries for each author include film title, date released, note if it was made for television, source type, and title if different from film title.
- Internet Movie Database is the authority on release dates, all movies in this collection have been released since 1980
Bess Streeter Aldrich
- A Mother's Gift 1995 (TV) novel A Lantern in Her Hand
- Cheers for Miss Bishop 1941 novel Miss Bishop
- The Gift of Love: A Christmas Story 1983 (TV) novella The Silent Stars Go By
- The Woman Who Was Forgotten 1930 story
- When the Legends Die 1972 novel
- A Lost Lady 1924
- A Lost Lady 1934
- My Antonia 1995 (TV) novel
- O Pioneers! 1991 (TV) novel
- O Pioneers! 1992 (TV) novel
- Paul's Case 1980 (TV) story
- Spring Awakening (TV) story Resurrection
- The Song of the Lark 2000 (TV) novel
- Critical Care 1997 novel
- Dolan's Cadillac 2009 screenplay
- Kingdom Hospital 2004 (TV) series episodes
- Murder by an Aristocrat 1936 story
- Mystery House 1938 story The Mystery of Hunting's End
- The Dark Stairway 1938 novel From What Dark Stairway
- The Great Hospital Mystery 1937 story
- The Murder of Dr. Harrigan 1936 story
- The Patient in Room 18 1938 novel
- The White Cockatoo 1935 novel
- Three's a Crowd 1945 novel Hasty Wedding
- While the Patient Slept 1935 novel
Dorothy Canfield Fisher
- Matinee Theatre 1955-1958 (TV) series episode based on novel Seasoned Timber
- The Home Maker 1925 novel
- Two Heads on a Pillow 1934 story The Eternal Masculine.
Ernest K. Gann
- Blaze of Noon 1947 novel
- Fate is the Hunter 1964 novel
- Island in the Sky 1953 novel, screenplay
- Masada 1981 (TV miniseries) novel (also published as The Antagonists)
- Our Girl Friday 1953 US title The Adventures of Sadie. novel
- Soldier of Fortune 1955 novel, screenplay
- The Aviator 1985 novel
- The High and the Mighty 1954 novel, screenplay
- The Last Flight of Noah's Ark 1980 story
- The Raging Tide 1951 novel Fidler's Green, screenplay
- Twilight for the Gods 1958 novel, screenplay
L. Ron Hubbard
- Battlefield Earth 2000 novel
- About Schmidt 2002 screenplay
- Citizen Ruth 1996 screenplay
- Election 1999 screenplay
- I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry 2007 screenplay
- Inside Out 1991 segment "My Secret Moments"
- Jurassic Park III 2001 screenplay co-writer
- Nebraska 2013 screenplay
- Paris, Je T'Aime 2006 segment "14e Arrondissement"
- Sideways 2004 screenplay
- The Descendants 2010 screenplay
- The Passion of Martin 1991 screenplay
- Addie and the King of Hearts 1976 (TV) novel
- Night Court 1989 (TV) episode "Passion Plundered"
- The Easter Promise 1975 (TV)screenplay
- The House Without a Christmas Tree 1972 (TV) novel
- The Thanksgiving Treasure 1973 (TV) novel
- Night of the Twisters 1996 (TV) novel
- Cheyenne Autumn 1964 "suggested by" novel
- King of the Corner 2004 based on short story collection "Bad Jews and Other Stories"
- A Walk to Remember 2002 novel
- Dear John 2010 novel
- Message in a Bottle 1999 novel
- Nights in Rodanthe 2008 novel
- Safe Haven 2013 novel
- The Best of Me 2011 novel
- The Last Song 2010 novel
- The Longest Ride 2013 novel
- The Lucky One 2012 novel
- The Notebook 2004 novel
- The Trial of Standing Bear 1988 (TV) based on book "The Ponca Chiefs"
- Malcolm X 1972 book "The autobiography of Malcolm X"
- Malcolm X 1992 book "The autobiography of Malcolm X"