These TV Shows Did So Well That They Got Box Office Spin-Offs

Some of television's greatest successes earned themselves feature-length spin-offs, or vice versa. Steve Martin's Parenthood got an award-winning television series with a star-studded ensemble cast. Charlie's Angels earned several adaptations. Find out what else has made its way onto the big screen...

Downton Abbey

The hit television series, Downton Abbey, was on the air from 2010 to 2015. The British period drama was so critically acclaimed that fans couldn't get enough of the story of the Crawley family. It was a dramatic look at the different levels of British social hierarchy.


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The More You Know

  • Michael Fassbender had makeup artists put alcohol on his mustache for a role.
  • Bela Lugosi was buried in full Dracula costume—cape and all.
  • In 2002, Steven Spielberg finally finished college after a 33-year hiatus. He turned in Schindler’s List for his student film requirement.
  • Director Steven Spielberg made his first film for a merit badge
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