3 Plays-Turned-Movies

For some reason, I typically really like movies that are adapted from plays. So, in honor of tonight’s Tony Awards, take a look at three of my favorite recent plays-turned-movies.

Frost/Nixon

The Movie (2008)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ibxs_2nDXUc]

The Play (2007)

3 Tony nominations (including Best Play), 1 win (Best Actor, Frank Langella)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8GpdhKrIqk]

The History Boys

The Movie (2006)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45OsKkHhv90]

The Play (2006)

7 Tony nominations, 6 wins (including Best Play, Best Actor [Richard Griffiths], Best Director [Nicholas Hytner])

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJ5oDyiGSaQ]

Doubt

The Movie (2008)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uz91_WiT4zQ]

The Play (2005)

8 Tony nominations, 4 wins (including Best Play, Best Actress [Cherry Jones], Best Director [Doug Hughes])

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pj96Ry80wG8]
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