Jodi Picoult Movies

Movies Based on Jodi Picoult Books

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Jodi Picoult writes books that are filled with conflict, family drama, love and shocking twists -- no wonder so many of them have been adapted into movies. Here is a complete list of movies based on Jodi Picoult's books.

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2002 - 'The Pact'

'The Pact' by Jodi Picoult
'The Pact'. HarperCollins

The Pact was released as a Lifetime Original Movie. (Lifetime is a cable TV network for women that produces many made-for-TV movies). The Pact tells the story of two teenagers who grew up together and fell in love. When the girl becomes depressed, though, she convinces her boyfriend to kill her. The families must deal with the trial and aftermath.

2004 - 'Plain Truth'

'Plain Truth' by Jodi Picoult
'Plain Truth'. Simon & Schuster

Plain Truth was also a Lifetime Original Movie. In Plain Truth, Picoult explores the life of the Amish in Pennsylvania. When a dead infant is found in an Amish barn, a controversy ensues in the local community and the life of one teenage girl.

2008 - 'The Tenth Circle'

'The Tenth Circle' by Jodi Picoult
'The Tenth Circle'. Simon & Schuster

Lifetime Original Movie is about a 14-year-old girl who is raped by her boyfriend and the father whose identity as a good man will be shaken in his desire to protect and avenge his daughter.

2009 - 'My Sister's Keeper'

'My Sister's Keeper' by Jodi Picoult
'My Sister's Keeper'. Simon & Schuster

My Sister's Keeper is scheduled to be released in June 2009. It will be Picoult's first feature film. The movie stars Cameron Diaz.

My Sister's Keeper is the story of a girl who sues her parents for a right to make her own medical decisions. Anna was conceived after her older sister was diagnosed with leukemia. She is a perfect match for her sister and spends her life in the hospital donating blood, marrow and whatever else her sister needs to live. As a teenager, she uses so that she will not have to give her sister a kidney. My Sister's Keeper covers the life of this family during the trial.