Top 5 Best Films Based on TV Shows

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Movies based on TV shows usually go one of two ways: they are awesome or they are awful (think "Miami Vice"). Transferring from the flat screen to the big screen is not as simple as writing a longer episode of a TV show and adding some more impressive special effects. A few movies shine as prime examples of the right way to go from TV to movie.
Top 5 Best Films Based on TV Shows
Kevin Winter/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images
Movies based on TV shows usually go one of two ways: they are awesome or they are awful (think "Miami Vice"). Transferring from the flat screen to the big screen is not as simple as writing a longer episode of a TV show and adding some more impressive special effects. A few movies shine as prime examples of the right way to go from TV to movie.
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