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

The Notebook (2004)

Yes, the titular notebook is a narrative device. Yes, it’s written by the old man reading from it in a nursing home. Yes, it’s about how he met the senile old woman he’s reading it to. A then-unknown Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams star in this touching romance. The former prepared for the role by building a kitchen table. Because, er…