Books to Movies 2018

by yrnej | created - 19 Jan 2018 | updated - 26 Jan 2018 | Public

Which of these adaptations sounds most interesting?

Discuss the list here

 Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc
  • Instant Watch Options
  • Genres
  • Movies or TV
  • IMDb Rating
  • In Theaters
  • On TV
  • Release Year
  • Keywords



IMDb user rating (average) to
Number of votes to »




Reset



Reset
Release year or range to »




































































































1. Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

50 Metascore

Young hero Thomas embarks on a mission to find a cure for a deadly disease known as "The Flare".

Director: Wes Ball | Stars: Dylan O'Brien, Ki Hong Lee, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster

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

31 Metascore

Anastasia and Christian get married, but Jack Hyde continues to threaten their relationship.

Director: James Foley | Stars: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Eric Johnson, Eloise Mumford

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

51 Metascore

Feature adaptation of Beatrix Potter's classic tale of a rebellious rabbit trying to sneak into a farmer's vegetable garden.

Director: Will Gluck | Stars: James Corden, Fayssal Bazzi, Domhnall Gleeson, Sia

Votes: 36,633 | Gross: $115.25M

Adapted from the works of Beatrix Potter - February 9

4. Annihilation (2018)

R | 115 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

79 Metascore

A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply.

Director: Alex Garland | Stars: Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tessa Thompson, Benedict Wong

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

52 Metascore

A shy teenager falls for a spirit who wakes up in the body of a different person every morning.

Director: Michael Sucsy | Stars: Angourie Rice, Justice Smith, Debby Ryan, Jeni Ross

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

34 Metascore

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.

Director: Tim Hill | Stars: Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, Rob Riggle, Oakes Fegley

Votes: 14,502

Adapted from the novel by Robert Kimmel Smith - February 23

7. Red Sparrow (2018)

R | 140 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

53 Metascore

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.

Director: Francis Lawrence | Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Charlotte Rampling

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

53 Metascore

After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.

Director: Ava DuVernay | Stars: Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling

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

72 Metascore

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.

Director: Greg Berlanti | Stars: Nick Robinson, Jennifer Garner, Josh Duhamel, Katherine Langford

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

80 Metascore

A teenager gets a summer job working for a horse trainer and befriends the fading racehorse, Lean on Pete.

Director: Andrew Haigh | Stars: Charlie Plummer, Amy Seimetz, Travis Fimmel, Steve Buscemi

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

64 Metascore

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.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, Lena Waithe

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

84 Metascore

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.

Director: Lynne Ramsay | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Judith Roberts, Ekaterina Samsonov, John Doman

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

67 Metascore

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.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Jonah Hill, Rooney Mara, Jack Black

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

51 Metascore

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.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Billy Crudup, Emma Nelson, Kristen Wiig

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

46 Metascore

A group of scientists exploring the Marianas Trench encounter the largest marine predator that has ever existed - the Megalodon.

Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Jason Statham, Bingbing Li, Rainn Wilson, Cliff Curtis

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

74 Metascore

This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's family.

Director: Jon M. Chu | Stars: Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh, Gemma Chan

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

61 Metascore

An ex-convict working undercover intentionally gets himself incarcerated again in order to infiltrate the mob at a maximum security prison.

Director: Andrea Di Stefano | Stars: Joel Kinnaman, Rosamund Pike, Common, Mateusz Kosciukiewicz

Votes: 25,701

Adapted from the novel by Börge Hellström and Anders Roslund - August 17

18. The Little Stranger (2018)

R | 111 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

67 Metascore

After a doctor is called to visit a crumbling manor, strange things begin to occur.

Director: Lenny Abrahamson | Stars: Domhnall Gleeson, Will Poulter, Ruth Wilson, Liv Hill

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

39 Metascore

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.

Director: Jennifer Yuh Nelson | Stars: Amandla Stenberg, Mandy Moore, Bradley Whitford, Harris Dickinson

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

57 Metascore

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.

Director: Eli Roth | Stars: Jack Black, Cate Blanchett, Owen Vaccaro, Kyle MacLachlan

Votes: 46,978 | Gross: $68.55M

Adapted from the novel by John Bellairs - September 21

21. Boy Erased (2018)

R | 115 min | Biography, Drama

69 Metascore

The son of a Baptist preacher unwillingly participates in a church-supported gay conversion program after being forcibly outed to his parents.

Director: Joel Edgerton | Stars: Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Joel Edgerton, Russell Crowe

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

84 Metascore

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.

Director: Damien Chazelle | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke, Kyle Chandler

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

43 Metascore

Young computer hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist find themselves caught in a web of spies, cybercriminals and corrupt government officials.

Director: Fede Alvarez | Stars: Claire Foy, Beau Gadsdon, Sverrir Gudnason, LaKeith Stanfield

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

62 Metascore

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.

Director: Felix van Groeningen | Stars: Steve Carell, Maura Tierney, Jack Dylan Grazer, Oakley Bull

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

44 Metascore

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.

Director: Christian Rivers | Stars: Hera Hilmar, Robert Sheehan, Hugo Weaving, Jihae

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

66 Metascore

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.

Director: Rob Marshall | Stars: Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer

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

43 Metascore

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.

Director: James Kent | Stars: Keira Knightley, Ned Wills, Pandora Colin, Jason Clarke

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

28 Metascore

A young writer tries to obtain romance letters a poet sent to his mistress.

Director: Julien Landais | Stars: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Vanessa Redgrave, Joely Richardson, Lois Robbins

Votes: 561

Adapted from the novel by Henry James - TBA

30. Bel Canto (I) (2018)

TV-MA | 100 min | Drama, Music, Romance

50 Metascore

A world-renowned opera singer becomes trapped in a hostage situation when she's invited to perform for a wealthy industrialist in South America.

Director: Paul Weitz | Stars: Julianne Moore, Ken Watanabe, Sebastian Koch, Ryô Kase

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.

Director: Ramin Bahrani | Stars: Michael B. Jordan, Aaron Davis, Cindy Katz, Michael Shannon

Votes: 18,078

Adapted from the novel by Ray Bradbury - TBA

33. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)

TV-14 | 124 min | Drama, Romance, War

65 Metascore

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.

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Jessica Brown Findlay, Tom Courtenay, Michiel Huisman, Katherine Parkinson

Votes: 37,805

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

64 Metascore

A teenage girl's secret love letters are exposed and wreak havoc on her love life.

Director: Susan Johnson | Stars: Lana Condor, Noah Centineo, Janel Parrish, Anna Cathcart

Votes: 92,149

Adapted from the novel by Jenny Han - TBA

35. We the Animals (2018)

R | 94 min | Drama

82 Metascore

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.

Director: Jeremiah Zagar | Stars: Evan Rosado, Raúl Castillo, Sheila Vand, Isaiah Kristian

Votes: 3,879 | Gross: $0.40M

Adapted from the novel by Justin Torres - TBA



Recently Viewed