Most Popular "Based On Novella" Titles
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1. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
R | 142 min | Crime, Drama
Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.
Votes: 1,777,262 | Gross: $28.34M
3. Haven (2010–2015)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
She has no past. She has no family. She was raised in an orphanage. So, she lives for what she does best: be an FBI agent. That's why Audrey Parker is sent to a distant Maine village called... See full summary »
5. Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)
TV-14 | 100 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime
From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.
6. I Am Legend (2007)
PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Years after a plague kills most of humanity and transforms the rest into monsters, the sole survivor in New York City struggles valiantly to find a cure.
Votes: 556,423 | Gross: $256.39M
7. The Mist (2007)
R | 126 min | Horror
A freak storm unleashes a species of bloodthirsty creatures on a small town, where a small band of citizens hole up in a supermarket and fight for their lives.
Votes: 229,494 | Gross: $25.59M
8. Hellraiser (1987)
R | 94 min | Horror, Thriller
An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover; demons are pursuing him after he escaped their sadomasochistic underworld.
Votes: 79,973 | Gross: $14.56M
11. Enemy Mine (1985)
PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A soldier from Earth crash-lands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually he encounters another survivor, but from the enemy species he was fighting; they band together ... See full summary »
Votes: 35,216 | Gross: $4.27M
13. Albert Nobbs (2011)
R | 113 min | Drama, Romance
Albert Nobbs struggles to survive in late 19th-century Ireland, where women aren't encouraged to be independent. Posing as a man so she can work as a butler in Dublin's most elegant hotel, Albert meets a handsome painter and looks to escape the lie she has been living.
Votes: 20,253 | Gross: $3.01M
15. Carmilla (2014– )
Short, Comedy, Fantasy
Small town girl Laura Hollis has just finally moved out to go to Silas University. When her missing roommate is replaced without explanation, Laura vows to find out what is happening on ... See full summary »
16. The Brave Little Toaster (1987)
Not Rated | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A group of dated appliances embarks on a journey to the city to find its master after being abandoned in its cabin in the woods.
17. Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008)
G | 101 min | Drama, Family
Set in Cincinnati at the height of the Great Depression, Kit Kittredge, a resourceful young girl, helps her mother run a boardinghouse after her father loses his job.
Votes: 4,850 | Gross: $17.66M
Unrated | 122 min | Drama, History
In the 16th century in the Cévennes, a horse dealer by the name of Michael Kohlhaas leads a happy family life. When a lord treats him unjustly, he raises an army and puts the country to fire and sword in order to have his rights restored.
19. Youth Without Youth (2007)
R | 124 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A love story wrapped in a mystery. Set in World War II Europe, a professor is changed by a cataclysmic event and explores the mysteries of life.
Votes: 11,605 | Gross: $0.24M
20. Blood Ties (2007)
60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
This gritty supernatural drama centers on Vicki Nelson a former homicide cop turned private investigator and Henry Fitzroy a 470 year old vampire. Together they form a unique team solving cases and dealing with the supernatural world.
21. Shatterbrain (1991)
R | 108 min | Fantasy, Horror
Charles Dexter Ward's wife enlists the help of a private detective to find out what her husband is up to in a remote cabin owned by his family for centuries.
22. La princesse de Montpensier (2010)
139 min | Action, Drama, History
Bertrand Tavernier is in top form with this gripping, superbly mounted drama set against the savage Catholic/Protestant wars that ripped France apart in the 16th century. Based on a novella... See full summary »
Votes: 2,885 | Gross: $0.34M
23. Goodbye, Columbus (1969)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A Jewish man and a Jewish woman meet and while attracted to each other, find that their worlds are very different. She is the archtypical Jewish American Princess, very emotionally involved... See full summary »
25. Dean Spanley (2008)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
Set in Edwardian England where upper lips are always stiff and men from the Colonies are not entirely to be trusted, Fisk Senior has little time or affection for his son, but when the pair visit an eccentric Indian, they start a strange journey that eventually allows the old man to find his heart.
27. A Month by the Lake (1995)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
For 16 years Miss Bentley has been spending April at an elegant hillside villa on Lake Como. This year, 1937, her London society artist father has recently died and the only other ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,849 | Gross: $2.20M
28. Kratki izlet (2017)
Stola has been spending his summer in the sweltering haze of festival parties. But one day, he runs into Roko, an old acquaintance, who is on a mission to discover medieval frescoes at a ... See full summary »
29. Pete 'n' Tillie (1972)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Unassuming and single thirty-three year old Tillie Shlain is at that phase of her life of being known as a soon to be spinster if she doesn't marry soon. She isn't looking forward to ... See full summary »
30. Le Amiche (1955)
Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Romance
A young woman returns to her home town of Turin to set up a new fashion salon and gets involved with a troubled woman and her three wealthy friends.
Votes: 1,797 | Gross: $0.05M
31. First Name: Carmen (1983)
85 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Carmen is a member of a terrorist gang who falls in love with a young police officer guarding a bank that she and her cohorts try to rob. She leads him on while dragging the two of them ... See full summary »
32. To agistri (1976)
93 min | Crime, Thriller
Kostas is an all-powerful tycoon, in love with his beautiful wife, Iro, who, however, is cheating on him with a young playboy, Nikos. The two lovers are planning to kill Kostas, and believe... See full summary »
33. Notes from Underground (1995)
88 min | Drama
Adapted from Dostoevsky's novella, Henry Czerny plays the narrator, Underground Man. Filled with self-hatred, he keeps a video diary where he discusses his own shortcomings and what he ... See full summary »
34. Ot 180 i vyshe (2005)
104 min | Comedy
Administrator of a Fitness-Club Kostya thinks that having a woman taller than 180sm by a man's side is a symbol of his prosperity and success. But he can only dream of having a 180sm beauty... See full summary »
35. The Blue Umbrella (2005)
90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Young Biniya lives a poor lifestyle in a small village in the mountainous and snowy region of Himachal Pradesh in India along with her widowed mom and wrestler brother. She entertains ... See full summary »
36. Grand Star (2007– )
"Grand Star", formerly known as "Ice Corp.", is a futuristic, action-adventure series based on the saga by French novelist Georges J. Arnaud. In the latter part of the 21st century, there ... See full summary »
39. Tomogui (2013)
102 min | Drama
Cannes Film Festival winner Shinji Aoyama creates a chilling atmosphere in this adaptation of an award-winning novel. A young man tries to fight the deadly influence of his violent, abusive... See full summary »
40. Things That Hang from Trees (2006)
R | 97 min | Drama
St. Augustine, Florida, 1969. An eight-year-old boy's wish to see the fireworks from atop the city's lighthouse is complicated by his odd neighbors, abusive peers, and hopeless parents. The... See full summary »
41. Dan Oniroku gensaku: Jogakusei (2005 Video)
Billionaire Mr Sam is an experimental film maniac dreaming of making a true private SM movie. He holds a production meeting with SM novelist Eden and unemployed porn film director Justin ... See full summary »
44. Nightbreed: The Interactive Movie (1990 Video Game)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Nightbreed (1990) video game adaptation in the form of an interactive visual novel. Aaron Boone must stop a sadistic serial killer known as 'The Mask'. In the process, he meets Nightbreed, a mutant species of humanoids.
Star: David Cronenberg
46. Too Loud a Solitude (2007)
Based on the beloved novella by Bohumil Hrabal, and containing all the magic still present in the twisted streets of Old Town Prague, TOO LOUD A SOLITUDE spins a tale of passion, beauty, ... See full summary »
47. Nachuraru ûman 2010 (2010)
104 min | Drama, Romance
Yoko and Hanayo fell in love while working together as manga artist at their university newspaper. The intensity of their affair was such that for years after their breakup Yoko avoided ... See full summary »
50. Blood Jungle ...or Eviva il Coltello! (2011)
93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
A bit of godless jungle exploration and deadpan homo-eroticism explode deep in the tropics with Thomas Nola's fourth full length film 'Blood Jungle' ...or 'Eviva il Coltello!' Stars Jim ... See full summary »