Tennessee Williams Adaptations complete collection

Movies based on the books by American playwright Tennessee Williams. He is considered one of the best playwrights in history. Among his most outstanding works are: The Glass Menagerie (1945), A Streetcar Named Desire (1947), The Rose Tattoo (1951) and Cat On a Hot Tin Roof (1955).


Below is a list of film adaptations of Tennessee Williams books.


  • Biganeh
    A free adaptation of "Streetcar Named Desire". A trouble-minded woman enters her sister's family and causes problems.
    Iran  2014
  • Inja Bedoone Man
    This contemporary Iranian adaptation of Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie, portrays the clash between the dreams and the harsh reality of a struggling single-parent family in contemporary Tehran. The mother, works hard in a ...
    Iran  2011
  • The Loss Of A Teardrop Diamond
    Tells the story of Fisher Willow, the disliked 1920s Memphis débutante daughter of a plantation owner with a distaste for narrow-minded people and a penchant for shocking and insulting those around her. After returning from studi...
    United States  2008
  • The Roman Spring Of Mrs. Stone (tv)
    A failing star is faced with a life-style change when her rich husband suddenly dies while they are en route to Italy. She then sets off in a series of flings with gigolos found for her by an aging contessa. Each contact spirals f...
    United States  2003
  • A Streetcar Named Desire (tv)
    Set in the French Quarter of New Orleans during the restless years following World War Two, A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE is the story of Blanche DuBois, a fragile and neurotic woman on a desperate prowl for someplace in the world to c...
    United States  1995
  • Suddenly, Last Summer (great Performances) (tv)
    A wealthy harridan, Violet Venable, attempts to bribe Dr. Cukrowicz, a young psycho-surgeon from a New Orleans mental hospital that is desperately in need of funds, into lobotomizing her niece, Catherine Holly. Violet wants the op...
    United States  1993
  • Sweet Bird Of Youth (tv)
    In this Tenessee William's play of steamy lust, an aging actress who hasn't made a movie in seven years is appalled by her own image on the screen. Humiliated, she flees from her movie premier and goes into seclusion, becoming ent...
    United States  1989
  • The Glass Menagerie
    Paul Newman directed this moving adaptation of Tennessee Williams' classic play The Glass Menagerie. Joanne Woodward stars as aging Southern belle Amanda Wingfield, whose domineering parenting has driven her shy, timid daughter La...
    United States  1987
  • A Streetcar Named Desire (tv)
    Blanche Dubois goes to visit her pregnant sister and husband Stanley in New Orleans. Stanley doesn't like her, and starts pushing her for information on some property he know was left to the sisters. He discovers she has mortgaged...
    United States  1984