Movies and TV Shows about based on novel

Game of Thrones
  • Game of Thrones (2011)
  • Drama, Action & Adventure, Sci-Fi & Fantasy,
  • Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the Night's Watch, is all that stands between the realms of men and icy horrors beyond.
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Game of Thrones
Outlander
  • Outlander (2014)
  • Drama,
  • The story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry Jamie, a chivalrous and romantic young Scottish warrior, a passionate affair is ignited that tears Claire's heart between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives.
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Outlander
Sherlock
  • Sherlock (2010)
  • Drama, Mystery,
  • A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
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Sherlock
The Handmaid's Tale
  • The Handmaid's Tale (2017)
  • Drama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy,
  • Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship. A TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel.
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The Handmaid's Tale
Westworld
  • Westworld (2016)
  • Western,
  • A dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin. Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, it explores a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged.
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Westworld
Dexter
  • Dexter (2006)
  • Drama, Mystery,
  • Dexter is an American television drama series. The series centers on Dexter Morgan, a blood spatter pattern analyst for 'Miami Metro Police Department' who also leads a secret life as a serial killer, hunting down criminals who have slipped through the cracks of justice.
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Dexter
The Magicians
  • The Magicians (2015)
  • Drama,
  • Brakebills University is a secret institution specializing in magic. There, amidst an unorthodox education of spellcasting, a group of twenty-something friends soon discover that a magical fantasy world they read about as children is all too real— and poses grave danger to humanity.
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The Magicians
True Blood
  • True Blood (2008)
  • Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi & Fantasy,
  • True Blood is an American television drama series created and produced by Alan Ball. It is based on The Southern Vampire Mysteries series of novels by Charlaine Harris, detailing the co-existence of vampires and humans in Bon Temps, a fictional, small town in northwestern Louisiana. The series centers on the adventures of Sookie Stackhouse, a telepathic waitress with an otherworldly quality.
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True Blood
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
  • Adventure, Fantasy, Action,
  • Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark lord's realm.
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
The Man in the High Castle
  • The Man in the High Castle (2015)
  • Drama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy,
  • Based on Philip K. Dick's award-winning novel, The Man in the High Castle explores what it would be like if the Allied Powers had lost WWII, and Japan and Germany ruled the United States.
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The Man in the High Castle
American Gods
  • American Gods (2017)
  • Drama, Mystery, Action & Adventure, Sci-Fi & Fantasy,
  • An ex-con becomes the traveling partner of a conman who turns out to be one of the older gods trying to recruit troops to battle the upstart deities. Based on Neil Gaiman's fantasy novel.
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American Gods
Murdoch Mysteries
  • Murdoch Mysteries (2008)
  • Drama, Mystery,
  • A Victorian-era Toronto detective uses then-cutting edge forensic techniques to solve crimes, with the assistance of a female coroner who is also struggling for recognition in the face of tradition, based on the books by Maureen Jennings.
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Murdoch Mysteries
Gossip Girl
  • Gossip Girl (2007)
  • Drama, Comedy,
  • An exclusive group of privileged teens from a posh prep school on Manhattan's Upper East Side whose lives revolve around the blog of the all-knowing albeit ultra-secretive Gossip Girl.
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Gossip Girl
A Series of Unfortunate Events
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017)
  • Drama, Comedy, Mystery, Family, Action & Adventure,
  • The orphaned Baudelaire children face trials, tribulations and the evil Count Olaf, all in their quest to uncover the secret of their parents' death.
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A Series of Unfortunate Events
Agatha Christie's Poirot
  • Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
  • Drama, Mystery, Family,
  • 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.
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Agatha Christie's Poirot
Under the Dome
  • Under the Dome (2013)
  • Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi & Fantasy,
  • A small town is suddenly and inexplicably sealed off from the rest of the world by an enormous transparent dome. While military forces, the government and the media positioned outside of this surrounding barrier attempt to break it down, a small group of people inside attempt to figure out what the dome is, where it came from, and when (and if) it will go away.
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Under the Dome
Murder on the Orient Express
  • Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
  • Drama, Crime, Mystery,
  • Genius Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of an American tycoon aboard the Orient Express train.
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Murder on the Orient Express
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
  • Adventure, Fantasy, Action,
  • Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
  • Adventure, Fantasy, Action,
  • Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make sure that the ring arrives at its final destination: Mt. Doom, the only place where it can be destroyed.
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
The Martian
  • The Martian (2015)
  • Adventure, Drama, Science Fiction,
  • During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.
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The Martian
Maze Runner: The Death Cure
  • Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)
  • Adventure, Fantasy, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction, Mystery,
  • Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who makes it out alive will get answers to the questions the Gladers have been asking since they first arrived in the maze.
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Maze Runner: The Death Cure
Gone Girl
  • Gone Girl (2014)
  • Drama, Thriller, Mystery,
  • 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.
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Gone Girl
Fifty Shades Darker
  • Fifty Shades Darker (2017)
  • Drama, Romance,
  • The second installment in the Fifty Shades trilogy follows deepening relationship between a college graduate, Anastasia Steele, and a young business magnate, Christian Grey.
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Fifty Shades Darker
Fifty Shades Freed
  • Fifty Shades Freed (2018)
  • Drama, Romance,
  • Believing they have left behind shadowy figures from their past, newlyweds Christian and Ana fully embrace an inextricable connection and shared life of luxury. But just as she steps into her role as Mrs. Grey and he relaxes into an unfamiliar stability, new threats could jeopardize their happy ending before it even begins.
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Fifty Shades Freed
The Shannara Chronicles
  • The Shannara Chronicles (2016)
  • Action & Adventure, Sci-Fi & Fantasy,
  • A young Healer armed with an unpredictable magic guides a runaway Elf in her perilous quest to save the peoples of the Four Lands from an age-old Demon scourge.
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The Shannara Chronicles
Hemlock Grove
  • Hemlock Grove (2013)
  • Mystery,
  • One cannot quench his all-consuming thirst. The other cannot tame the beast clawing its way out. In the sleepy Pennsylvania village of Hemlock Grove, two young men struggle to accept painful truths: about family, themselves, the mystery of the White Tower - and a terrifying new threat so powerful it will turn them from predators into prey.
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Hemlock Grove
Spectre
  • Spectre (2015)
  • Adventure, Action, Crime,
  • A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.
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Spectre
Mr. Mercedes
  • Mr. Mercedes (2017)
  • Drama,
  • A demented serial killer taunts a retired police detective with a series of lurid letters and emails, forcing the ex-cop to undertake a private, and potentially felonious, crusade to bring the killer to justice before he can strike again. Based on the bestselling novel by Stephen King.
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Mr. Mercedes
The Maze Runner
  • The Maze Runner (2014)
  • Action, Thriller, Science Fiction, Mystery,
  • Set in a post-apocalyptic world, young Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape.
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The Maze Runner
Red Sparrow
  • Red Sparrow (2018)
  • Thriller, Mystery,
  • Prima ballerina, Dominika Egorova faces a bleak and uncertain future after she suffers an injury that ends her career. She soon turns to Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people to use their minds and bodies as weapons. Dominika emerges as the most dangerous Sparrow after completing the sadistic training process. As she comes to terms with her new abilities, she meets a CIA agent who tries to convince her that he is the only person she can trust.
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Red Sparrow
Death Wish
  • Death Wish (2018)
  • Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime,
  • A mild-mannered father is transformed into a killing machine after his family is torn apart by a violent act.
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Death Wish
Insurgent
  • Insurgent (2015)
  • Adventure, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart.
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Insurgent
Call Me by Your Name
  • Call Me by Your Name (2017)
  • Drama, Romance,
  • A sudden and powerful romance blossoms between an adolescent boy and a summer guest at his parents' cliff-side mansion.
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Call Me by Your Name
War for the Planet of the Apes
  • War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
  • Adventure, Drama, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction, War,
  • Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet.
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War for the Planet of the Apes
It
  • It (2017)
  • Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller,
  • In a small town in Maine, seven children known as The Losers Club come face to face with life problems, bullies and a monster that takes the shape of a clown called Pennywise.
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It
Forrest Gump
  • Forrest Gump (1994)
  • Drama, Comedy, Romance,
  • 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.
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Forrest Gump
Fifty Shades of Grey
  • Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)
  • Drama, Thriller, Romance,
  • When college senior Anastasia Steele steps in for her sick roommate to interview prominent businessman Christian Grey for their campus paper, little does she realize the path her life will take. Christian, as enigmatic as he is rich and powerful, finds himself strangely drawn to Ana, and she to him. Though sexually inexperienced, Ana plunges headlong into an affair -- and learns that Christian's true sexual proclivities push the boundaries of pain and pleasure.
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Fifty Shades of Grey
The Leftovers
  • The Leftovers (2014)
  • Drama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy,
  • When 2% of the world's population abruptly disappears without explanation, the world struggles to understand just what they're supposed to do about it. The drama series 'The Leftovers' is the story of the people who didn't make the cut. Based on the bestselling novel by Tom Perrotta, 'The Leftovers' follows Kevin Garvey, a father of two and the chief of police in a small New York suburb, as he tries to maintain some semblance of normalcy when the notion no longer applies.
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The Leftovers
Private Eyes
  • Private Eyes (2016)
  • Drama,
  • Ex-pro hockey player Matt Shade irrevocably changes his life when he teams up with fierce P.I. Angie Everett to form an unlikely investigative powerhouse.
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Private Eyes
The Green Mile
  • The Green Mile (1999)
  • Fantasy, Drama, Crime,
  • 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.
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The Green Mile