Books to Movies 2018by yrnej | created - 19 Jan 2018 | updated - 26 Jan 2018 | Public
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1. Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)
PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Young hero Thomas embarks on a mission to find a cure for a deadly disease known as "The Flare".
Votes: 117,987 | Gross: $58.03M
Adapted from the novel "The Death Cure" by James Dashner - January 26
2. Fifty Shades Freed (2018)
R | 105 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Anastasia and Christian get married, but Jack Hyde continues to threaten their relationship.
Votes: 57,598 | Gross: $100.41M
Adapted from the novel by E.L. James - February 9
3. Peter Rabbit (2018)
PG | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Feature adaptation of Beatrix Potter's classic tale of a rebellious rabbit trying to sneak into a farmer's vegetable garden.
Votes: 36,633 | Gross: $115.25M
Adapted from the works of Beatrix Potter - February 9
4. Annihilation (2018)
R | 115 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror
A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply.
Votes: 287,035 | Gross: $32.73M
Adapted from the novel by Jeff VanderMeer - February 23
5. Every Day (2018)
PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A shy teenager falls for a spirit who wakes up in the body of a different person every morning.
Votes: 19,106 | Gross: $6.10M
Adapted from the novel by David Levithan - February 23
6. The War with Grandpa (2020)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Upset that he has to share the room he loves with his grandfather, Peter decides to declare war in an attempt to get it back.
Adapted from the novel by Robert Kimmel Smith - February 23
7. Red Sparrow (2018)
R | 140 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Ballerina Dominika Egorova is recruited to 'Sparrow School,' a Russian intelligence service where she is forced to use her body as a weapon. Her first mission, targeting a C.I.A. agent, threatens to unravel the security of both nations.
Votes: 170,430 | Gross: $46.87M
Adapted from the novel by Jason Matthews - March 2
8. A Wrinkle in Time (2018)
PG | 109 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.
Votes: 41,857 | Gross: $100.48M
Adapted from the novel by Madeleine L'Engle - March 9
9. Love, Simon (2018)
PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Simon Spier keeps a huge secret from his family, his friends and all of his classmates: he's gay. When that secret is threatened, Simon must face everyone and come to terms with his identity.
Votes: 101,069 | Gross: $40.83M
Adapted from the novel "Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda" by Becky Albertalli - March 16
10. Lean on Pete (2017)
R | 121 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
A teenager gets a summer job working for a horse trainer and befriends the fading racehorse, Lean on Pete.
Votes: 11,604 | Gross: $1.16M
Adapted from the novel by Willy Vlautin - March 30
11. Ready Player One (2018)
PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When the creator of a virtual reality called the OASIS dies, he makes a posthumous challenge to all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune and control of his world.
Votes: 379,564 | Gross: $137.69M
Adapted from the novel by Ernest Cline - March 30
12. You Were Never Really Here (2017)
R | 89 min | Crime, Drama
A traumatized veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe's nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.
Votes: 107,650 | Gross: $2.52M
Adapted from the novel by Jonathan Ames - April 6
13. Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018)
R | 114 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.
Votes: 23,062 | Gross: $1.44M
Adapted from the book by John Callahan - May 11
14. Where'd You Go, Bernadette (2019)
PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama
A loving mom becomes compelled to reconnect with her creative passions after years of sacrificing herself for her family. Her leap of faith takes her on an epic adventure that jump-starts her life and leads to her triumphant rediscovery.
Votes: 18,234 | Gross: $9.20M
Adapted from the novel by Maria Semple - May 11
15. The Meg (2018)
PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
A group of scientists exploring the Marianas Trench encounter the largest marine predator that has ever existed - the Megalodon.
Votes: 154,467 | Gross: $143.01M
Adapted from the novel by Steve Alten - August 10
16. Crazy Rich Asians (2018)
PG-13 | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's family.
Votes: 147,365 | Gross: $174.53M
Adapted from the novel by Kevin Kwan - August 17
17. The Informer (2019)
R | 113 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An ex-convict working undercover intentionally gets himself incarcerated again in order to infiltrate the mob at a maximum security prison.
Adapted from the novel by Börge Hellström and Anders Roslund - August 17
18. The Little Stranger (2018)
R | 111 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
After a doctor is called to visit a crumbling manor, strange things begin to occur.
Votes: 9,107 | Gross: $0.71M
Adapted from the novel by Sarah Waters - August 31
19. The Darkest Minds (2018)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Imprisoned by an adult world that now fears everyone under 18, a group of teens form a resistance group to fight back and reclaim control of their future.
Votes: 28,891 | Gross: $12.70M
Adapted from the novel by Alexandra Bracken - September 14
20. The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
A young orphan named Lewis Barnavelt aids his magical uncle in locating a clock with the power to bring about the end of the world.
Votes: 46,978 | Gross: $68.55M
Adapted from the novel by John Bellairs - September 21
21. Boy Erased (2018)
R | 115 min | Biography, Drama
The son of a Baptist preacher unwillingly participates in a church-supported gay conversion program after being forcibly outed to his parents.
Votes: 33,837 | Gross: $6.79M
Adapted from the book by Garrard Conley - September 28
22. First Man (2018)
PG-13 | 141 min | Biography, Drama, History
A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
Votes: 173,563 | Gross: $44.94M
Adapted from the book by James R. Hansen - October 12
23. The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018)
R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Young computer hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist find themselves caught in a web of spies, cybercriminals and corrupt government officials.
Votes: 42,983 | Gross: $14.84M
Adapted from the book by David Lagercrantz - October 19
24. Beautiful Boy (I) (2018)
R | 120 min | Biography, Drama
Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.
Votes: 57,412 | Gross: $7.65M
Adapted from the memoirs by David Sheff and Nic Sheff - November
25. Mortal Engines (2018)
PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
In a post-apocalyptic world where cities ride on wheels and consume each other to survive, two people meet in London and try to stop a conspiracy.
Votes: 113,125 | Gross: $15.95M
Adapted from the novel by Philip Reeve - December 14
26. Mary Poppins Returns (2018)
PG | 130 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
A few decades after her original visit, Mary Poppins, the magical nanny, returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael's children through a difficult time in their lives.
Votes: 78,940 | Gross: $171.96M
Adapted from the books by PL Travers - December 25
27. The Aftermath (II) (2019)
R | 108 min | Drama, Romance, War
Post World War II, a British colonel and his wife are assigned to live in Hamburg during the post-war reconstruction, but tensions arise with the German who previously owned the house.
Votes: 18,321 | Gross: $1.62M
Adapted from the novel by Rhidian Brook - TBA
28. Angels Four
Adventure | Pre-production
In January 1971, four men tried a never-attempted-before heroic feat, becoming the first humans to climb the face of the highest waterfall on the planet.
Director: Manlio Roseano
Adapted from the novel by David Nott - TBA
29. The Aspern Papers (2018)
R | 90 min | Drama
A young writer tries to obtain romance letters a poet sent to his mistress.
Adapted from the novel by Henry James - TBA
30. Bel Canto (I) (2018)
TV-MA | 100 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A world-renowned opera singer becomes trapped in a hostage situation when she's invited to perform for a wealthy industrialist in South America.
Votes: 2,927 | Gross: $0.08M
Adapted from the novel by Ann Patchett - TBA
31. The Black Hand
Drama | Pre-production
Police officer Joe Petrosino seeks justice against a ruthless Italian-American gang in New York. A feature adaptation of Stephan Talty's book 'The Black Hand'.
Star: Leonardo DiCaprio
Adapted from the book by Stephan Talty - TBA
32. Fahrenheit 451 (2018)
TV-14 | 100 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a terrifying care-free future, a young man, Guy Montag, whose job as a fireman is to burn all books, questions his actions after meeting a young woman - and begins to rebel against society.
Adapted from the novel by Ray Bradbury - TBA
TV-14 | 124 min | Drama, Romance, War
In the aftermath of World War II, a writer forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey Island when she decides to write a book about their experiences during the war.
Adapted from the novel by Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer - TBA
34. To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2018)
TV-14 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A teenage girl's secret love letters are exposed and wreak havoc on her love life.
Adapted from the novel by Jenny Han - TBA
35. We the Animals (2018)
R | 94 min | Drama
Manny, Joel, and Jonah tear their way through childhood and push against the volatile love of their parents. As Manny and Joel grow into versions of their father and Ma dreams of escape, Jonah embraces an imagined world all on his own.
Votes: 3,879 | Gross: $0.40M
Adapted from the novel by Justin Torres - TBA