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Film Adaptations

This is a list of film versions of Sinclair Lewis's novels, adapted from Stephen R. Pastore's list, "A Guide to Films Based on Works of Sinclair Lewis," which appears in the Sinclair Lewis Society Newsletter (Spring 1998). Visit the Sinclair Lewis listing at Internet Movie Database for a more thorough listing of most of the movies and mini series.

  • Arrowsmith (1999, Czech mini series)
  • Elmer Gantry (1960, based on novel)
  • Cass Timberlane (1947, based on novel)
  • Bongo (1947, based on short story)
  • Fun and Fancy Free (1947, based on "Bongo")
  • This is the Life (1944, based on play)
  • Untamed (1940, based on Mantrap)
  • I Married a Doctor (1936, based on Main Street)
  • Dodsworth (1936, based on novel)
  • Babbitt (1936, based on novel)
  • Ann Vickers (1933, based on novel)
  • Arrowsmith (1931, based on novel)
  • Newly Rich (1931, based on "Let's Play King") aka. Forbidden Adventure (1931)
  • Mantrap (1926, based on novel)
  • Babbitt (1924, based on novel)
  • Main Street (1923, based on novel)
  • Unpainted Woman, The (1919, based on short story)
  • Nature Incorporated (1916, based on story)
  • Abysmal Brute (1923, based on story sold to Jack London)
  • Ghost Patrol (1923, based on short story)
  • Free Air (1922, based on novel)