25 best movies about books

With the London Book Fair in full swing, we’ve compiled a compendium of cinema’s best celebrations of the original physical media

Finding Neverland (2004)

JM Barrie’s best known work – Peter Pan – gets its backstory in Finding Neverland, with Johnny Depp playing the down-on-his-luck playwright who discovers his muse for success when he befriends a widow and her young family. History mixes with magic in this big screen adaptation of Allan Knee’s The Man Who was Peter Pan.