The 10 Best Movies Adapted from Memoirs

This Boy’s Life (based on This Boy’s Life, Tobias Wolff)

Tobias Wolff is one of the best at conjuring up believable, lovable young men in crisis, and his 1989 memoir may be his best showing. Though we think the book far more subtle and skilled than the film (as we are wont to do), we still find the movie incredibly acted and satisfying, with a young Leonardo DiCaprio stealing the show. Also, we quite like this.