Movies based on TV shows

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From the TV screen to the big screen. For years, Hollywood has tried to turn popular TV shows into box office hits. Here are just a few of the most memorable movies based on TV shows.

"Death Note"

Netflix's original film
(Credit: James Dittiger / Netflix via AP)

Netflix's original film "Death Note," starring Nat Wolf and Willem Dafoe, is an American version of Japan's popular manga and animé series of the same name.

"Baywatch"

Jon Bass plays Ronnie, Alex Daddario plays Summer,
(Credit: Frank Masi )

Jon Bass plays Ronnie, Alex Daddario plays Summer, Zac Efron plays Matt Brody, Dwayne Johnson plays Mitch Buchannon, Kelly Rohrbach plays CJ Parker, and Ilfenesh Hadera plays Stephanie Holden in 2017's "Baywatch."

"Star Trek"

The late Anton Yelchin, left, played Chekov while
(Credit: Kimberley French)

The late Anton Yelchin, left, played Chekov while Chris Pine played Kirk in Paramount Pictures "Star Trek" trilogy.

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"Veronica Mars"

Kristen Bell reprises her title role as a
(Credit: Warner Bros / Robert Voets)

Kristen Bell reprises her title role as a small town sleuth in the 2014 film adaptation of "Veronica Mars."

"Smurfs: The Lost Village"

Joe Manganiello, Danny Pudi, Jack McBrayer and Demi
(Credit: Sony Pictures Animation)

Joe Manganiello, Danny Pudi, Jack McBrayer and Demi Lovato provide the voices for Sony Pictures Animation's "Smurfs: The Lost Village."

"21 Jump Street"

Jonah Hill, left, and Channing Tatum starred as
(Credit: Columbia Pictures)

Jonah Hill, left, and Channing Tatum starred as Schmidt and Jenko in the 2012 Columbia Pictures production.

"The Unauthorized Saved By the Bell Story"

(Credit: NBC)

"The Unauthorized Saved By the Bell Story," a Lifetime movie based on the '90s sitcom, premiered on Labor Day 2014.

"The Dukes of Hazzard"

Seann William Scott played Bo Duke and Jessica
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Seann William Scott played Bo Duke and Jessica Simpson Daisy Duke in the 2005 movie of "The Dukes of Hazzard."

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"The Brady Bunch Movie"

(Credit: Paramount Pictures)

"The Brady Bunch Movie" starred Shelley Long and Gary Cole in the remake of the clean-cut TV show.

"Sex and the City"

(Credit: New Line Cinema)

"Sex and the City" in 2008 and "Sex and the City 2" in 2010 were based on the popular HBO series by the same name starring Sarah Jessica Parker.

"Bewitched"

Nicole Kidman and Will Ferrell starred in Columbia
(Credit: Sony Pictures)

Nicole Kidman and Will Ferrell starred in Columbia Pictures' 2005 movie version of the popular TV show "Bewitched."

"The Flintstones"

Elizabeth Perkins and John Goodman brought the kids
(Credit: Ron Batzdorff)

Elizabeth Perkins and John Goodman brought the kids cartoon "The Flintstones" to life in the 1994 Universal Studios production.

"The Honeymooners"

Gabrielle Union plays a woman who dreams of
(Credit: Jonathan Hession ltc)

Gabrielle Union plays a woman who dreams of a house in the suburbs, but her husband, played by Cedric the Entertainer, right, has big dreams and get-rich-quick ideas to take them to the next level in the comedy "The Honeymooners," based on the TV show.

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"The Green Hornet"

Seth Rogen and Jay Chou starred in 2011's
(Credit: Sony Pictures)

Seth Rogen and Jay Chou starred in 2011's "The Green Hornet" based on the TV show from the 1960s.

"Starsky & Hutch"

Ben Stiller, left, and Owen Wilson starred in
(Credit: KRT)

Ben Stiller, left, and Owen Wilson starred in Warner Bros. Pictures' movie version of the TV show "Starsky & Hutch."

"The Beverly Hillbillies"

Cloris Leachman stars as Granny in the 1993
(Credit: FOX)

Cloris Leachman stars as Granny in the 1993 movie "The Beverly Hillbillies", based off the popular TV show from the 1960s.

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