books-to-movies-complete

Agatha Christie
Appointment With Death (1938) movie: Appointment With Death (1988)
Evil Under the Sun (1941) movie: Evil Under the Sun (1982)
And then there were None (1939) movie: Ten Little Indians (1989)
Hercule Poirot (1920) movie: Poirot – Mysteries (1988)
Partners in Crime (1929) movie: Partners in Crime (1983)
Curtain: Poirot’s Last Case (1975) movie: Murder by the Book (1991)

Alan Paton
Cry the Beloved Country (1948) movie: Cry the Beloved Country (1995)

Alexander Dumas
Count of Monte Cristo (1845) movie: Count of Monte Cristo (2002)

Alice Walker
Color Purple (1982) movie: Color Purple (1985)

Amy Tan
Joy Luck Club (1990) movie: Joy Luck Club (1993)

Andrew Klavan
Don’t Say a Word (1991) movie: Don’t Say a Word (2001)

Anna Quindlen
One True Thing (1989) movie: One True Thing (1998)\

Anne Rampling
Exit to Eden (1985) movie: Exit to Eden (1994)

Anne Rice
Interview With the Vampire (1977) movie: Interview With the Vampire (1994)
Queen of the Damned (1989) movie: Queen of the Damned (2002)

Anne Rivers
Siddon Heartbreak Hotel (1976) movie: Heart of Dixie (1989)

Anne Tyler
Accidental Tourist (1985) movie: Accidental Tourist (1988)

Arthur C. Clarke
2010 (1982) movie: 2010 (1984)

Bernard Malamud
Natural (1952) movie: Natural (1984)

Betty Mahmoody
Not Without My Daughter (1987) movie: Not Without My Daughter (1991)

Billie Letts
Where the Heart Is (1995) movie: Where the Heart Is (2000)

Carl Sagan
Contact (1985) movie: Contact (1997)

Carson McCullers
Ballad of the Sad Café (1951) movie: Ballad of the Sad Café (1991)

Chaim Potok
Chosen (1968) movie: Chosen (1981)

Charles Dickens
Great Expectations (1861) movie: Great Expectations (1998)

Charles Frazier
Cold Mountain (1997) movie: Cold Mountain (2003)

Charlotte Bronte
Jane Eyre (1847) movie: Jane Eyre (1996)

Clive Barker
Cabal (1988) movie: Nightbreed (1990)
Lord of Illusions (1995) movie: Lord of Illusions (1995)
The Forbidden (1985, short story) movie: Candyman (1992), Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995)
The Hellbound Heart (1986, novella) movie Hellraiser (1987), Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988), Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth (1992), Hellraiser V: Inferno (2000)
The Midnight Meat Train (1984) movie: Midnight Meat Train (2008)

Clive Cussler
Sahara (1992) movie: Sahara (2005)
Raise the Titanic (1976) movie: Raise the Titanic (1980)

Cormac McCarthy
All the Pretty Horses (1992movie: All The Pretty Horses (2000)

Craig Thomas
Firefox (1977) movie: Firefox (1982)

Cristina Crawford
Mommie Dearest (1978) movie: Mommie Dearest (1981)

Danielle Steel
Now and Forever (1978) movie: Now and Forever (1983)

David Baldacci
Absolute Power (1996) movie: Absolute Power (1997)

David Guterson
Snow Falling on Cedars (1994) movie: Snow Falling on Cedars (1999)

Dean Koontz
Demon Seed (1973) movie: Demon Seed (1977)
Hideaway (1991) movie Hideaway (1995)
Phantoms (1983) movie: Phantoms (1998)
Servants of Twilight (1984) movie: Servants of Twilight (1991)
Watchers (1987) movies: Watchers (1988), Watchers II (1990), Watchers III (1994), Watchers Reborn (1998)
Whispers (1980) movie: Whispers (1989)

Delia Ephron
Hanging Up (1995) movie: Hanging Up (2000)

Dennis Le Hane
Mystic River (2001) movie: Mystic River (2003)

Douglas Preston
Relic (1995) movie: Relic (1997)

E. Annie Proulx
Shipping News (1993) movie: Shipping News (2001)

E. L. Doctorow
Billy Bathgate (1989) movie: Billy Bathgate (1991)

E. M. Forster
Howard’s End (1921) movie: Howard’s End (1992)

Edith Wharton
Age of Innocence (1920) movie: Age of Innocence (1993)
Ethan Frome (1910) movie: Ethan Frome (1993)

Edward Streeter
Father of the Bride (1951) movie: Father of the Bride (1991)

Elmore Leonard
Cat Chaser (1982) movie: Cat Chaser (1989)
Get Shorty (1990) movie: Get Shorty (1995)

Ernest Gann
Aviator (1981) movie: Aviator (1985)

F. Paul Wilson
Keep (1981) movie: Keep (1983)

Fannie Flagg
Fried Green Tomatoes…(1987) movie: Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

Farley Mowat
Never Cry Wolf (1963) movie: Never Cry Wolf (1983)

Frank Herbert
Dune (1965) movie: Dune (1984)

Frank McCourt
Angela’s Ashes (1996) movie: Angela’s Ashes (1999)

Frederick Forsyth
Day of the Jackal (1971) movie: Jackal (1997)
Dogs of War (1974) movie: Dogs of War (1980)
Fourth Protocol (1984) movie: Fourth Protocol (1987)

Gaston Le Roux
Phantom of the Opera (1910) movie: Phantom of the Opera (1989)

George Green
Juror (1995) movie: Juror (1996)

Graham Greene
Brighton Rock (1938) movie: Brighton Rock (1951)
Honorary Consul (1973) movie: Honorary Consul (1983)
Quiet American (1955) movie: Quiet American (2002)
The Comedians (1966) movie: The Comedians (1967)
The End of the Affair (1951) movie: The End of the Affair (1955)
The Third Man (1949) movie: The Third Man (1950)

Greg Behrendt
He’s Just Not That Into You (2004) movie: He’s Just Not That Into You (2009)

Gregory McDonald
Fletch (1974) movie: Fletch (1985)

Helen Fielding
Bridget Jones’ Diary (1998) movie: Bridget Jones’ Diary (2001)
The Edge of Reason (1999) movie: Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)

Helene Hanff
84, Charing Cross Road (1970) movie: 84, Charing Cross Road (1986)

Howard Moore
We Were Soldiers Once & Young (1992) movie: We Were Soldiers (2002)

Ira Levin
A Kiss before Dying (1953) movie: A Kiss before Dying (1991)
Critic’s Choice (play, 1962) movie: Critic’s Choice (1963)
Deathtrap (1979) movie: Deathtrap (1982)
No Time For Sergeants (play, 1956) movie: No Time For Sergeants (1958)
Rosemary’s Baby (1967) movie: Rosemary s Baby (1968)
Sliver (1991) movie: Sliver (1993)
The Boys from Brazil (1976) movie: The Boys From Brazil (1978)
The Stepford Wives (1972) movie: The Stepford Wives (2004)

Isaac B. Singer
Enemies: A Love Story (1972) movie: Enemies: A Love Story (1989)

Isak Dinesen
Out of Africa (1938) movie: Out of Africa (1985)

J. G. Ballard
Empire of the Sun (1984) movie: Empire of the Sun (1987)

J. R. R. Tolkien
The Return of the King (1955) Tolkien movie: Lord of the Rings : Return of the King (2003)
The Fellowship of the Ring (1954) movie: Lord of the Rings : Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
The Two Towers (1954) movie: Lord of the Rings : Two Towers (2002)

Jacquelyn Mitchard
Deep End of the Ocean (1996) movie: Deep End of the Ocean (1999)

James Clavel
Tai-Pan (1983) movie: Tai-Pan (1986)

James Ellroy
LA Confidential (1990) movie: LA Confidential (1997)

James F. Cooper
Last of the Mohicans (1826) movie: Last of the Mohicans (1992)

James Patterson
Along Came a Spider (1993) movie: Along Came a Spider (2001)
Kiss the Girls (1995) movie: Kiss the Girls (1997)

Jane Austen
Emma (1815) movie: Emma (1996)
Sense and Sensibility (1811) movie: Sense & Sensibility (1995)

Jane Hamilton
Map of the World (1994) movie: Map of the World (1999)

Jane Smiley
Thousand Acres (1991) movie: Thousand Acres (1997)

Janet Fitch
White Oleander (1999) movie: White Oleander (2002)

Jeff Shaara
Gods and Generals (1996) movie: Gods and Generals (2003)

Jeffrey Deaver
Bone Collector (1997) movie: Bone Collector (1999)

Joanne Harris
Chocolat (1998) movie: Chocolat (2000)

John Berendt
Midnight in the Garden of Good And Evil (1990) movie: Midnight in the Garden of Good And Evil (1997)

John Fowles
French Lieutenant’s Woman (1969) movie: French Lieutenant’s Woman (1981)

John Grisham
A Time to Kill (1989) movie: A Time to Kill (1996)
Skipping Christmas (2001) movie: Christmas with the Kranks (2004)
The Chamber (1994) movie: The Chamber (1996)
The Client (1993) movie: The Client (1994)
The Firm (1991) movie: The Firm (1993)
The Pelican Brief (1992) movie: The Pelican Brief (1993)
The Rainmaker (1995) movie: The Rainmaker (1997)
The Runaway Jury (1996) movie: Runaway Jury (2003)

John Irving
A Prayer for Owen Meany (1988) movie: Simon Birch (1998)
A Widow for One Year (1998) movie: A Widow for One Year (2004)
Cider House Rules (1985) movie: Cider House Rules (1999)
Hotel New Hampshire (1981) movie: Hotel New Hampshire (1984)
The World According to Garp (1978) movie: The World According to Garp (1982)

John Keel
Mothman Prophecies (1975) movie: Mothman Prophecies (2002)

John Le Carre
Little Drummer Girl (1983) movie: Little Drummer Girl (1984)
Russia House (1989) movie: Russia House (1990)

John Nichols
Milagro Beanfield War (1974) movie: Milagro Beanfield War (1988)

John Steinbeck
Cannery Row (1939) movie: Cannery Row (1982)
Of Mice and Men (1937) movie: Of Mice and Men (1992)

John Updike
Christian Roommates (short story, 1964) The Roommate (1984)
Rabbit Run (1960) movie: Rabbit, Run (1970)
Witches of Eastwick (1984) movie: Witches of Eastwick (1987)

Jonathan Harr
Civil Action (1995) movie: Civil Action (1998)

Jean Auel
Clan of the Cave Bear (1980) movie: Clan of the Cave Bear (1986)

Joseph Girzone
Joshua (1983) movie: Joshua (2002)

Joyce Carol
Foxfire: Confessions of a Girl Gang (1993) movie: Oates Foxfire (1996)

Judith Guest
Ordinary People (1976) movie: Ordinary People (1980)

Jules Verne
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864) movie: Journey to the Center of the Earth

Kazuo Ishiguro
Remains of the Day (1989) movie: Remains of the Day (1993)

Ken Follet
Eye of the Needle (1978) movie: Eye of the Needle (1981)

Kurt Vonnegut
Breakfast of Champions (1973) movie: Breakfast of Champions (1999)
Happy Birthday, Wanda June (1970) movie: Happy Birthday, Wanda June (1971)
Slapstick: or Lonesome No More! (1976) movie: Slapstick of Another Kind (1984)
Slaughterhouse-Five (1969) movie: Slaughterhouse-Five (1972)

L. Ron Hubbard
Battlefield Earth (1982) movie: Battlefield Earth (2000)

Larry McMurtry
Evening Star (1992) movie: Evening Star (1996)
Terms of Endearment (1975) movie: Terms of Endearment (1983)

Laura Esquivel
Like Water for Chocolate (1992) movie: Like Water for Chocolate (1992)

Lauren Weisberger
The Devil Wears Prada (2003) movie: The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

Lawrence Sanders
First Deadly Sin (1973) movie: First Deadly Sin (1980)

Leo Tolstoy
Anna Karenina (1873 – 19877) movie: Anna Karenina (1997)

Louis DeBernieres
Corelli’s Mandolin (1994) movie: Captain Corelli’s Mandolin (2001)

Maeve Binchy
Circle of Friends (1991) movie: Circle of Friends (1995)

Manuel Puig
Kiss of the Spider Woman (1979) movie: Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)

Margaret Atwood
Handmaid’s Tale (1986) movie: Handmaid’s Tale (1990)

Mark Bowden
Black Hawk Down (1999) movie: Black Hawk Down (2001)

Marti Liembach
Dying Young (1990) movie: Dying Young (1991)

Martin Cruz
Smith Gorky Park (1981) movie: Gorky Park (1983)

Mary Higgins Clark
All Around the Town (1992) movie: All Around the Town (2002)
Loves Music, Loves to Dance (1991) movie: Loves Music, Loves To Dance (2001)
Lucky Day (1989) movie: Lucky Day (2002)
Stranger is Watching (1977) movie: Stranger is Watching (1982)
You Belong to Me (1998) movie You Belong To Me (2001)

Mary Shelley
Frankenstein (1818) movie: Frankenstein (1994)

Max Allen Collins
Road to Perdition (1998) movie: Road to Perdition (2002)

Michael Blake
Dances With Wolves (1988)movie: Dances With Wolves (1990)

Michael Connelly
Blood Work (1998) movie: Blood Work (2002)

Michael Crichton
Congo (1980) movie: Congo (1995)
Disclosure (1993) movie: Disclosure (1994)
Eaters of the Dead (1976) aka The 13th Warrior movie: The 13th Warrior (1999)
Jurassic Park (1990) movie: Jurassic Park (1993)
Lost World (1995) movie: Lost World (1997)
Rising Sun (1992) movie: Rising Sun (1993)
Sphere (1987) movie: Sphere (1998)
Timeline (1999) movie: Timeline (2003)
Twister (1996) movie Twister (1996)

Michael Cunningham
Hours (1997) movie: Hours (2002)

Michael Ondaatje
English Patient (1992) movie: English Patient (1996)

Michael Palmer
Extreme Measures (1991) movie: Extreme Measures (1996)

Michael Shaara
For Love of the Game (1991) movie: For Love of the Game (1999)
Killer Angels (1974) movie: Gettysburg (1993)

Nancy Price
Sleeping With the Enemy (1987) movie: Sleeping With the Enemy (1991)

Nelson DeMille
General’s Daughter (1992) movie: General’s Daughter (1999)

Nicholas Evans
Horse Whisperer (1995) movie: Horse Whisperer (1998)

Nicholas Sparks
Message in a Bottle (1998) movie: Message in a Bottle (1999)
Notebook (1996) movie: Notebook (2003)
Walk to Remember (1999) movie: Walk to Remember (2002)

Nora Ephron
Heartburn (1983) movie: Heartburn (1986)

Norman MacLean
River Runs Through It (1976) movie: River Runs Through It (1992)

Olivia Goldsmith
First Wives Club (1992) movie: First Wives Club (1996)

Pat Conroy
Lords of Discipline (1980) movie: Lords of Discipline (1983)
Prince of Tides (1987) movie: Prince of Tides (1991)

Peter Hoeg Smilla
Sense of Snow (1993) movie: Smilla’s Sense of Snow (1997)

Peter Straub
Ghost Story (1979) movie: Ghost Story (1981)

Philip K. Dick
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep (1968) movie: Blade Runner (1980)

Piers Paul Read
Alive (1974) movie: Alive (1993))

Rebecca Wells
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (1996) movie: Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002)

Richard Bachman
Thinner (1984) movie: Thinner (1996)

Richard Price
Clockers (1992) movie: Clockers (1995)

Richard Russo
Nobody’s Fool (1993) movie: Nobody’s Fool (1994)

Richard Wright
Native Son (1940) movie: Native Son (1986)

Robert Harris
Enigma (1995) movie: Enigma (2001)

Robert Heinlein
Starship Troopers (1959) movie: Starship Troopers (1997)

Robert J. Waller
Bridges of Madison County (1992) movie: Bridges of Madison County (1995)

Robert Ludlum
Holcroft Covenant (1978) movie: Holcroft Covenant (1983)
The Bourne Identity (1980) movie: The Bourne Identity (2002)
The Bourne Supremacy (1986) movie: The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
The Bourne Ultimatum (1990) movie: The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)

Robin Cook
Sphinx (1979) movie: Sphinx (1981)

Ron Kovic
Born on the Fourth of July (1976) movie: Born on the Fourth of July (1989)

Rosellen Brown
Before and After (1992) movie: Before and After (1996)

Sara Paretsky
V. I. Warshawski Series (1982) movie: V. I. Warshawski (1991)

Scott Smith
Simple Plan (1993) movie: Simple Plan (1998)

Scott Turow
Presumed Innocent (1987) movie: Presumed Innocent (1990)

Sebastian Junger
Perfect Storm (1997) movie: Perfect Storm (2000)

Stephen Coonts
Flight of the Intruder (1986) movie: Flight of the Intruder (1991)

Stephen King
Christine (1983) movie: Christine (1983)
Cujo (1981) movie: Cujo (1983)
Dark Half (1989) movie: Dark Half (1993)
Dead Zone (1979) movie: Dead Zone (1983)
Dolores Claiborne (1993) movie: Dolores Claiborne (1995)
Dreamcatcher (2001) movie: Dreamcatcher (2003)
Firestarter (1980) movie: Firestarter (1984)
Green Mile (1996) movie: Green Mile (1999)
Hearts in Atlantis (1999) movie: Hearts in Atlantis (2001)
Misery (1987) movie: Misery (1990)
Needful Things (1991) movie: Needful Things (1993)

Sue Miller
Good Mother (1986) movie: Good Mother (1988)

Susan Isaacs
Compromising Positions (1978) movie: Compromising Positions (1985)
Shining Through (1988) movie: Shining Through (1992)

Susan Orlean
Orchid Thief (1998) movie: Adaptation (2002)

Susanna Kaysen
Girl, Interrupted (1993) movie: Girl, Interrupted (1999)

Sylvia Nasar
Beautiful Mind (1998) movie: Beautiful Mind (2001)

Terry McMillan
How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1996) movie: How Stella Got Her Groove Back

Thomas Harris
Hannibal (1999) movie: Hannibal (2001)
Red Dragon (1981) movie: Manhunter (1986) & Red Dragon (2002)
Silence of the Lambs (1988) movie: Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Thomas Keneally
Schindler’s List (1982) movie: Schindler’s List (1993)

Tom Clancy
Clear and Present Danger (1989) movie: Clear and Present Danger (1994)
Hunt for Red October (1984) movie: Hunt for Red October (1990)
Patriot Games (1987) movie: Patriot Games (1992)
Sum of All Fears (1991) movie: Sum of All Fears (2002)

Tom Wolfe
Bonfire of the Vanities (1987) movie: Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)

Toni Morrison
Beloved (1987) movie: Beloved (1998)

Umberto Eco
Name of the Rose (1983) movie: Name of the Rose (1986)

V. C. Andrews
Flowers in the Attic (1979) movie: Flowers in the Attic (1987)

Victor Hugo
Les Miserables (1862) movie: Les Miserables (1998)

Walter Mosley
Devil in a Blue Dress (1990) movie: Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)

Whitley Strieber
Communion: A True Story (1987) movie: Communion (1989)

Whitney Otto
How to Make an American Quilt (1991) movie: How to Make an American Quilt

William Golding
Lord of the Flies (1954) movie: Lord of the Flies (1990)

William Goldman
Princess Bride (1974) movie: Princess Bride (1987)

William Kennedy
Ironweed (1979) movie: Ironweed (1987)

William Styron
Sophie’s Choice (1979) movie: Sophie’s Choice (1982)

Winston Groom
Forrest Gump (1986) movie: Forrest Gump (1994)

Wladyslow Szpilman
Pianist (1999) movie: Pianist (2002)