Book Movies

List of the best movies from books selected by visitors to our site: Great Expectations, Pride & Prejudice, The Silence of the Lambs, The Witches of Eastwick, Mortdecai, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Alice in Wonderland, Anna Karenina, Fight Club, The Call of the Wild.

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

Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:08
CharactersOrphans
PlotObsession, Fate
PlaceEngland, London
Time19th century
StyleRomantic, To cry, By books, Atmospheric, Fascinating

Miss Havisham, a wealthy spinster who wears an old wedding dress and lives in the dilapidated Satis House, asks Pip's "Uncle Pumblechook" (who is actually Joe's uncle) to find a boy to play with her adopted daughter Estella. Pip begins to visit Miss Havisham and Estella, with whom he falls in love,then Pip a humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:09
CharactersRich guys and poor girls, Sisters, Friends
PlotLove, Passion, True love, Hatred
PlaceEngland
StyleBy books, Jane Austen Novels, Fascinating, Womens in main roles

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.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Killers, Cannibals
PlotInvestigation
StyleBy books

Clarice Starling is a top student at the FBI's training academy. Jack Crawford wants Clarice to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a brilliant psychiatrist who is also a violent psychopath, serving life behind bars for various acts of murder and cannibalism. Crawford believes that Lecter may have insight into a case and that Starling, as an attractive young woman, may be just the bait to draw him out.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersDogs, Witch, Wizards
PlotSuperpowers, Passion, Supernatural, Tennis, Voodoo
PlaceSchool, Small cities
StyleUnexpected ending, Twisted plot, Light, By books, Atmospheric

Three single women in a picturesque village have their wishes granted - at a cost - when a mysterious and flamboyant man arrives in their lives.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:28
CharactersSpy, Special agents, Friends
PlotLove, Robbery, Travel, Abduction, Passion
PlaceEngland, London
StyleExciting, By books, Fancy, For men, Disturbing

Art dealer, Charles Mortdecai, searches for a stolen painting rumored to contain a secret code that gains access to hidden Nazi gold.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:49
CharactersAliens, Astronauts, Spiders, Friends, Losers
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Time travel, Adventure, Travel
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleLight, By books, 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."

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:48
CharactersDogs, Kings, Mice, Brides, Cats
PlotLove, Adventure, Travel, Magic, Wedding
PlaceFantastic worlds, Party, Portals to other worlds
StyleFor children, Exciting, Spectacular, By books, Atmospheric

Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting an unusual rabbit. Arriving in a strange and surreal place called 'Underland,' she finds herself in a world that resembles the nightmares she had as a child, filled with talking animals, villainous queens and knights, and frumious bandersnatches. Alice realizes that she is there for a reason – to conquer the horrific Jabberwocky and restore the rightful queen to her throne.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:09
CharactersFamily, Mothers
PlotLove, Dancing, Treason, Passion, Relationship
PlaceRussia, St. Petersburg
Time19th century
StyleRomantic, To cry, By books, Atmospheric

Trapped in a loveless marriage, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.

Markimdb: 8.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:11
CharactersLosers
PlotFight, Fights without rules, Obsession, Split personality, Loneliness
StyleInteresting, Popular, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Mind-altering

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.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersDogs, Animals, Wolves, Old man, Family
PlotAdventure, Survival, Friendship
PlaceNature, Alaska
Time19th century
StyleKind, Touching, Uplifting

Buck is a big-hearted dog whose blissful domestic life is turned upside down when he is suddenly uprooted from his California home and transplanted to the exotic wilds of the Yukon during the Gold Rush of the 1890s. As the newest rookie on a mail delivery dog sled team—and later its leader—Buck experiences the adventure of a lifetime, ultimately finding his true place in the world and becoming his own master.

Markimdb: 8.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersFriends, Losers, Soldier, Good people
PlotLove, War, Adventure, Sports, Travel
PlaceChina, USA, New York
StyleInteresting, Popular, Kind, To cry, Soulful

A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events - in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. Yet, despite all the things he has attained, his one true love eludes him. 'Forrest Gump' is the story of a man who rose above his challenges, and who proved that determination, courage, and love are more important than ability.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration02:23
CharactersMillionaires, Friends, Lovers
PlotLove, Money, Obsession, Loneliness, Love triangle
PlaceParty, Hotels, USA, Estate, New York
StyleRomantic, To cry, By books, Fascinating, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration02:05
CharactersTeachers, Pupils
PlotFriendship
PlaceSchool, Russia, Small cities
StyleBy books, Gloomy, Makes me think, Serious

Victor Sluzhkin signs on as a teacher of geography in a secondary school in his native Perm (in the Urals) and gets lost in a haze of hard vodka, desperate love for a nymphet-like student and the stress of educating teenagers. Geographer, as the students immediately dub Sluzhkin, attempts to escape from the grueling, dull, stultifying reality of Russia's provincial life in a rafting tour to the Urals. Accompanied by wild, adventure-seeking adolescents, faced with the numerous grim surprises of the nature, Geographer is poised to find himself and his own truth.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersWriters, Sisters, Poor
PlotLove, Dancing, Money, Friendship, Jealousy
PlaceSchool, Cemetery
TimeNew Year, 19th century
StyleRomantic, Kind, To cry, Cute, Inspirational

Four sisters come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Sweden, Norway
Duration02:33
CharactersHackers, Serial killers, Strong women, Journalists, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Missing people
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Heavy, Smart, Explicit scenes

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.

Markimdb: 6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:09
CharactersOrphans
PlotLife, Obsession, True love, Family life, Adoption
PlaceEngland
Time19th century
StyleRomantic, By books, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Serious

A poor boy of unknown origins is rescued from poverty and taken in by the Earnshaw family where he develops an intense relationship with his young foster sister, Cathy. Based on the classic novel by Emily Bronte.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:00
CharactersOrphans
PlotLove, Relationship, Love triangle, Mystery
PlaceEngland, Estate
StyleRomantic, By books, Jane Austen Novels, Atmospheric, Fascinating

After a bleak childhood, Jane Eyre goes out into the world to become a governess. As she lives happily in her new position at Thornfield Hall, she meet the dark, cold, and abrupt master of the house, Mr. Rochester. Jane and her employer grow close in friendship and she soon finds herself falling in love with him. Happiness seems to have found Jane at last, but could Mr. Rochester's terrible secret be about to destroy it forever?

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersDogs, Animals, Lawyers, Friends, Judge
PlotLove, Sports, Racing, Time travel, Cars
PlaceMongolia
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Action, To cry, Soulful

A family dog—with a near-human soul and a philosopher's mind—evaluates his life through the lessons learned by his human owner, a race-car driver.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, adventure, crime
CountrySoviet Union
Duration02:33
CharactersScammers, Friends, Partners
PlotAdventure, Treasures, Gems, Rivalry
PlaceRussia
StyleExciting, By books, Fascinating, Smart, Numbers in the title

A former aristocrat Ippolit Vorobyaninov leads a miserable life in Soviet Russia. His mother-in-law reveals a secret to him - she hid family diamonds in one of the twelve chairs they once had. Vorobyaninov in cooperation with a young con artist Ostap Bender start a long search for the diamonds.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:51
CharactersChildrens, Thieves, Cannibals
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Travel, Death
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleBy books, Atmospheric, Heavy, Gloomy, Depressive

A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the warmer south, although they don't know what, if anything, awaits them there.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersPolice
PlotTreason, Abduction, Investigation, Intrigue, Mystery
PlaceUSA, Office, New York
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot

With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

Markimdb: 9
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration03:15
CharactersHeroes, Jews
PlotWar, On real events, Survival
PlaceConcentration camp, Ghetto, Germany
TimeWorld War II
StylePopular, Exciting, Fascinating, Touching, Depressive

The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration02:03
CharactersVampire, Immortals
PlotLoneliness, Supernatural
PlaceUSA
Time18th century
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Gloomy, Gothic, Serious

A vampire relates his epic life story of love, betrayal, loneliness, and dark hunger to an over-curious reporter.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantastic, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:17
CharactersKillers, Criminals
PlotMental disorders, Experiments, Freedom
PlacePrison
StyleUnexpected ending, Dystopian, By books, Atmospheric, Depressive

Demonic gang-leader Alex goes on the spree of rape, mugging and murder with his pack of "droogs". But he's a boy who also likes Beethoven's Ninth and a bit of "the old in-out, in-out". He later finds himself at the mercy of the state and its brainwashing experiment designed to take violence off the streets.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:45
StyleBy books

It's a story of 29-year-old top-manager Max who is really sure he is absolutely successful. All his life is around earning and spending money. But one day he meet a girl who is from another, real, world. And his own world starts to crash down.

Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Czech Republic
Duration02:23
CharactersAnimals, Strong women, Jews, Lions, Smugglers
PlotWar, On real events
PlaceZoos, Poland
TimeWorld War II
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Makes me think, Touching

The account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:25
CharactersDisabled people, Nurses
PlotLove, Relationship, Loneliness, Depression
PlaceSea, Small cities
StyleRomantic, Sad ones, To cry, Cute, Soulful

A small town girl is caught between dead-end jobs. A high-profile, successful man becomes wheelchair bound following an accident. The man decides his life is not worth living until the girl is hired for six months to be his new caretaker. Worlds apart and trapped together by circumstance, the two get off to a rocky start. But the girl becomes determined to prove to the man that life is worth living and as they embark on a series of adventures together, each finds their world changing in ways neither of them could begin to imagine.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama, detective, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:00
CharactersWriters, Nurses
PlotWar, Investigation, False accusations
PlaceEngland
TimeWorld War II
StyleSad ones, By books, Touching

As a 13-year-old, fledgling writer Briony Tallis irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.

Duration03:09
CharactersBodyguards, Good people, Guards
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, False accusations
PlacePrison
StylePopular, To cry, Inspirational, By books, Touching

A supernatural tale set on death row in a Southern prison, where gentle giant John Coffey possesses the mysterious power to heal people's ailments. When the cellblock's head guard, Paul Edgecomb, recognizes Coffey's miraculous gift, he tries desperately to help stave off the condemned man's execution.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:38
CharactersPolice, Students, Orphans, Poor
PlotLove, Investigation, Revolution, Uprising
PlaceFrance
Time19th century
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense, Epic

An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo's classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption.





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