Book Movies

List of the best movies from books selected by visitors to our site: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Fight Club, The Great Gatsby, Pride & Prejudice, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Animal Farm, To All the Boys I've Loved Before, Fifty Shades Freed, The Kissing Booth.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:49
CharactersAliens, Friends, Astronauts, Astronauts, Losers, Spiders, Presidential
PlotApocalypse, Time travel, Fidelity, Adventure, Survival, Chase
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleBy books, Light, Smart

Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."

Fight Club (1999)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.8)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:11
CharactersLosers
PlotSplit personality, Fights without rules, Fight, Consciousness, Obsession, Loneliness
StyleWorth watching, By books, Interesting, Unexpected ending, Mind-altering, Expanding consciousness, Deep Meaning, Philosophical, For men, Depressive, Atmospheric, Action, Makes me think, Fancy

A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the way and ignites an out-of-control spiral toward oblivion.

The Great Gatsby (2013)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.2)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration02:23
CharactersFriends, Lovers
PlotObsession, Love, Jealousy, Money, Mystery, Intrigue, Love triangle, Loneliness
PlaceParty, Estate, New York, Hotels, USA
StyleBy books, Fascinating, To cry

An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche existence, where obsession, madness, and tragedy await.

Pride & Prejudice (2005)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.8)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:09
CharactersSisters, Friends
PlotLove, Hatred
PlaceEngland
StyleBy books, Fascinating

Pride & Prejudice is a humorous story of love and life among English gentility during the Georgian era. Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hertfordshire with his overbearing wife and five daughters. If Mr. Bennet dies their house will be inherited by a distant cousin whom they have never met, so the family's future happiness and security is dependent on the daughters making good marriages.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Sweden, Norway
Duration02:33
CharactersHackers, Journalists, Partners, Serial killers, Strong women
PlotInvestigation, Missing people
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Disturbing, Depressive, Smart

This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, punk computer hacker named Lisbeth Salander. As they work together in the investigation, Blomkvist and Salander uncover immense corruption beyond anything they have ever imagined.

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:32
CharactersWizards, Goblins, Owls, Childrens, Teachers, Pupils, Teachers, Friends, Heroes, Orphans, Family, Witch
PlotMulti-part, Teleportation, Magic, Superpowers, Ghosts, Mystery, Adventure
PlaceSchool, Forest, England, London, Castle
StyleWorth watching, By books, Atmospheric, Exciting, Best soundtracks, Kind, Soulful, Spectacular, Interesting, For children, For winter evenings, For a group of friends, For relax, For a cozy evening, Uplifting, Good music, Bright, Vivid, Touching

Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he learns to harness his newfound powers with the help of the school's kindly headmaster, Harry uncovers the truth about his parents' deaths -- and about the villain who's to blame.

Animal Farm (1999)
Mark5 (imdb: 6)
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
CharactersChickens, Pigs, Dogs, Farmers, Family, Heroes, Horses
PlotRevolution, Political, Uprising
PlaceVillage, Russia
StyleBy books

An animated film from 1999 based on the famous novel by George Orwell. Animals on a farm lead a revolution against the farmers to put their destiny in their own hands. However this revolution eats their own children and they cannot avoid corruption.

To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.1)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersTeens, Sisters
PlotFirst love
PlaceSchool, Scotland
StyleNetflix, By books, Cute, Touching, Soulful, Light, Worth watching

Lara Jean's love life goes from imaginary to out of control when her secret letters to every boy she's ever fallen for are mysteriously mailed out.

Fifty Shades Freed (2018)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 4.5)
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersRich, Architects, Bodyguards, Foster children, Newlyweds
PlotLove, Multi-part, Money, Wedding, Pursuit, Travel
TimeFuture
StyleBy books, For men

Believing they have left behind shadowy figures from their past, newlyweds Christian and Ana fully embrace an inextricable connection and shared life of luxury. But just as she steps into her role as Mrs. Grey and he relaxes into an unfamiliar stability, new threats could jeopardize their happy ending before it even begins.

The Kissing Booth (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 6)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:42
CharactersFriends, Teens
PlotMotorcycles, Love, First love, Dancing, Mystery, Soccer
PlaceSchool
TimeGraduation
StyleFor girls, Netflix, By books, Light, Cute, Worth watching

When teenager Elle's first kiss leads to a forbidden romance with the hottest boy in high school, she risks her relationship with her best friend.

Burning (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:22
CharactersRich, Writers, Cats, Lawyers
PlotMystery, Love triangle, Pursuit, Dancing, Hunger, Snow
StyleBy books, Action, Exciting, Tense, Disturbing

Deliveryman Jongsu is out on a job when he runs into Haemi, a girl who once lived in his neighborhood. She asks if he'd mind looking after her cat while she's away on a trip to Africa. On her return she introduces to Jongsu an enigmatic young man named Ben, who she met during her trip. And one day Ben tells Jongsu about his most unusual hobby...

Gogol. Viy (2018)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 5.9)
Genredrama, adventure, detective
CountryRussia
Duration01:00
CharactersDemons
PlotSupernatural, Investigation, Witchcraft
PlaceRussia, Forest
StyleBy books, Depressive, Disturbing

A mysterious Dark Horseman slays young girls near the village of Dikanka, and he has already butchered 11 ladies. Nikolai Gogol, a scribe from Saint Petersburg has to take charge of the investigation, but the closer he gets to solving the case, the more fits he has, causing macabre visions. When he learns the next victim is his beloved, Liza, he doubts that he can protect her and resist the murderer. Fortunately, he meets somebody who can help him: Khoma Brut, the witch hunter, martial artist and philosopher. Together they spend three dreadful nights in an old chapel reading the funeral service for Ulyana, the witch, and calling upon the ghastly evil spirit Viy.

Fahrenheit 451 (2018)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 4.9)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
CharactersPartners, Firefighters, Birds
PlaceBeach
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian, By books, Action, Unexpected ending, Fascinating, Philosophical

In an oppressive future, a 'fireman' whose duty is to destroy all books begins to question his task.

Christopher Robin (2018)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration02:34
CharactersRevived toys, Family, Bears, Tigers, Dogs, Students, Teachers, Owls
PlotHappiness
PlaceTrains, Party
StyleCute, Touching, Disney, Makes me think, By books, Deep Meaning, Soulful

Christopher Robin, the boy who had countless adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood, has grown up and lost his way. Now it’s up to his spirited and loveable stuffed animals, Winnie The Pooh, Tigger, Piglet, and the rest of the gang, to rekindle their friendship and remind him of endless days of childlike wonder and make-believe, when doing nothing was the very best something.

Nappily Ever After (2018)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:37
StyleInspirational, For girls, For personal development, By books, Soulful, Touching

After an accident at the hair salon, Violet realizes she's not living life to the fullest. A soulful barber helps her put the pieces back together.

The Fox and the Hound (1981)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.3)
Genredrama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:23
CharactersFoxes, Dogs, Friends, Orphans
PlotAdventure, Rivalry, Death, Chase, Loneliness
StyleFor children, By books, Touching, To cry, Disney

When a feisty little fox named Tod is adopted into a farm family, he quickly becomes friends with a fun and adorable hound puppy named Copper. Life is full of hilarious adventures until Copper is expected to take on his role as a hunting dog -- and the object of his search is his best friend!

Britt-Marie Was Here (2019)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountrySweden
Duration01:56
CharactersFamily
PlotTreason, Rivalry
StyleBy books

Britt-Marie, a woman in her sixties, decides to leave her husband and start anew. Having been housewife for most of her life and and living in small backwater town of Borg, there isn't many jobs available and soon she finds herself fending a youth football team.

Not Cinderella's Type (2018)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.1)
Genremelodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersFoster children, Orphans, Family
StyleBy books, Soulful

Indy Zimmerman's life is far from perfect. With a step mom who seems to make it her goal in life to make indy's life horrible, step sister's who want nothing to do with her, and a boy who ruined her life suddenly wanting to be a part of it, life is already more than difficult. throw high school, relationships and tragity in the mix and things couldn't be worse. When the most popular boy at school, Bryant Bailey, kills her cat, Indy wants nothing to to with him, but he seems set on being a part of her life, and after all attempts of getting rid of him fail, she decides to give him a chance. He might not be her type but Indy quickly learns first impressions can be wrong.

After (2019)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 5.3)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersTeens, Students, Demons
PlotLove, Relationship, Death, Ghosts
PlaceCollege, Russia
StyleBy books, Disturbing

Tessa Young is a dedicated student, dutiful daughter and loyal girlfriend to her high school sweetheart. Entering her first semester of college, Tessa's guarded world opens up when she meets Hardin Scott, a mysterious and brooding rebel who makes her question all she thought she knew about herself -- and what she wants out of life.

White Fang (2018)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7)
Genreadventure, cartoon
CountryFrance, Luxembourg, USA
Duration01:26
CharactersWolves, Dogs
PlotHunger, Snow
StyleTouching, Netflix, By books, Heavy, Exciting, Soulful, Disturbing, Fascinating

A loyal wolfdog’s curiosity leads him on the adventure of a lifetime while serving a series of three distinctly different masters.




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