Films based on Lost Generation novels and stories

The following is a list of films based on novels and short stories written by members of the Lost Generation. Unless otherwise noted the film is based on the novel or short story of the same name.

This list is a work in progress, if you know of a film that should be included here please email us at onehundredfalsestarts@gmail.com

F. Scott Fitzgerald
Novels
  • The Beautiful and Damned (1922) – Starring Kenneth Harlan and Marie Prevost
  • The Beautiful and Damned (2009)
  • The Great Gatsby (1926) – Starring Warner Baxter and Lois Wilson
  • The Great Gatsby (1949) – Starring Alan Ladd and Betty Field
  • The Great Gatsby (1974) – Starring Robert Redford and Mia Farrow
  • The Great Gatsby (2000) – Starring Toby Stephens and Mira Sorvino
  • The Great Gatsby (2013) – Starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan
  • Tender Is the Night (1962) – Starring Jennifer Jones and Jason Robards, Jr.
  • The Last Tycoon (1976) – Starring Robert De Niro
Short stories
  • The Off-shore Pirate (1921) – Starring Viola Dana
  • The Last Time I Paris (1954) – Starring Elizabeth Taylor, Van Johnson and Roger Moore. Based on “Babylon Revisited.”
  • Bernice Bobs Her Hair (1982) – Starring Shelly Duvall
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald and ‘The Last of the Belles’ (1974) – Starring Richard Chamberlain and Blythe Danner
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) – Starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett
Ernest Hemingway
Novels
  • The Sun Also Rises (1957) – Starring Tyrone Power and Ava Gardner
  • The Sun Also Rises (1984) – Starring Hart Bochner and Jane Seymour
  • A Farewell to Arms (1932) – Starring Gary Cooper and Ingrid Bergman
  • A Farewell to Arms (1957) – Starring Rock Hudson and Jennifer Jones
  • To Have and Have Not (1944) – Starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall
  • The Breaking Point (1950) – Starring John Garfield and Patricia Neal Based on To Have and Have Not
  • For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943) – Starring Gary Cooper and Ingrid Bergman
  • For Whom the Bell Tolls (1959) – Starring Jason Robards, Jr. and Maria Schell
  • For Whom the Bell Tolls (1965) – Starring John Ronane and Ann Bell
  • The Old Man and the Sea (1958) – Starring Spencer Tracy
  • The Old Man and the Sea (1990) – Starring Anthony Quinn
  • The Old Man and the Sea (1999) – Animated
  • Islands in the Stream (1977) – Starring George C. Scott
  • The Garden of Eden (2008) – Starring Mena Suvari and Jack Huston
Short stories
  • The Killers (1946) – Starring Burt Lancaster and Ava Gardner
  • The Killers (1959) – Starring Ingemar Johansson and Diane Baker
  • The Killers (1964) – Starring Lee Marvin
  • The Macomber Affair (1947) – Starring Gregory Peck and Joan Bennett Based on “The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber”
  • Under My Skin (1950) – Starring John Garfield and Micheline Presle Based on “My Old Man”
  • My Old Man (1979) – Starring Kristy McNichol and Warren Oates
  • The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952) – Starring Gregory Peck and Susan Hayward
  • The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1960) – Starring Robert Ryan and Ann Todd
  • The Fifth Column (1960) – Richard Burton and Maximilian Schnell
  • The Gambler, the Nun, and the Radio (1960) – Starring Richard Conte and Eleanor Parker
  • Hemingway’s Adventures of a Young Man (1962) – Starring Richard Beymer Based on The Nick Adams Stories
  • After the Storm (2001) – Starring Benjamin Bratt

See also

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