Movies and TV Shows about based on novel or book

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
  • How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019)
  • Adventure, Animation, Family,
  • As Hiccup fulfills his dream of creating a peaceful dragon utopia, Toothless’ discovery of an untamed, elusive mate draws the Night Fury away. When danger mounts at home and Hiccup’s reign as village chief is tested, both dragon and rider must make impossible decisions to save their kind.
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How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
Pet Sematary
  • Pet Sematary (2019)
  • Horror, Thriller, Mystery,
  • Louis Creed, his wife Rachel and their two children Gage and Ellie move to a rural home where they are welcomed and enlightened about the eerie 'Pet Sematary' located nearby. After the tragedy of their cat being killed by a truck, Louis resorts to burying it in the mysterious pet cemetery, which is definitely not as it seems, as it proves to the Creeds that sometimes dead is better.
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Pet Sematary
After
  • After (2019)
  • Drama, Thriller, Romance,
  • A young woman falls for a guy with a dark secret and the two embark on a rocky relationship.
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After
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile
  • Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019)
  • Drama, History, Thriller, Crime,
  • A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy, from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.
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Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile
We Have Always Lived in the Castle
  • We Have Always Lived in the Castle (2019)
  • Drama, Thriller, Mystery,
  • An isolated family, having already lost four members to poisoning, uses rituals and talismans to keep itself away from hostile townspeople.
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We Have Always Lived in the Castle
The Silence
  • The Silence (2019)
  • Fantasy, Drama, Horror, Thriller,
  • With the world under attack by deadly creatures who hunt by sound, a teen and her family seek refuge outside the city and encounter a mysterious cult.
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The Silence
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)
  • Adventure, Fantasy, Family,
  • Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he learns to harness his newfound powers with the help of the school's kindly headmaster, Harry uncovers the truth about his parents' deaths -- and about the villain who's to blame.
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Mary Poppins Returns
  • Mary Poppins Returns (2018)
  • Fantasy, Comedy, Music, Family,
  • In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael's three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she helps the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives.
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Mary Poppins Returns
Breakthrough
  • Breakthrough (2019)
  • Drama,
  • When he was 14, Smith drowned in Lake St. Louis and was dead for nearly an hour. According to reports at the time, CPR was performed 27 minutes to no avail. Then the youth's mother, Joyce Smith, entered the room, praying loudly. Suddenly, there was a pulse, and Smith came around.
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Breakthrough
BlacKkKlansman
  • BlacKkKlansman (2018)
  • Drama, Comedy, Crime,
  • Colorado Springs, late 1970s. Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer, and Flip Zimmerman, his Jewish colleague, run an undercover operation to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan.
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BlacKkKlansman
The Meg
  • The Meg (2018)
  • Horror, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • A deep sea submersible pilot revisits his past fears in the Mariana Trench, and accidentally unleashes the seventy foot ancestor of the Great White Shark believed to be extinct.
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The Meg
A Simple Favor
  • A Simple Favor (2018)
  • Drama, Comedy, Thriller, Crime, Mystery,
  • Stephanie, a dedicated mother and popular vlogger, befriends Emily, a mysterious upper-class woman whose son Nicky attends the same school as Miles, Stephanie's son. When Emily asks her to pick Nicky up from school and then disappears, Stephanie undertakes an investigation that will dive deep into Emily's cloudy past.
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A Simple Favor
The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society
  • The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)
  • Drama, History, Romance,
  • Free-spirited writer Juliet Ashton forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, when she decides to write about the book club they formed during the occupation of Guernsey in WWII.
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The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society
The Hate U Give
  • The Hate U Give (2018)
  • Drama, Crime,
  • Raised in a poverty-stricken slum, a 16-year-old girl named Starr now attends a suburban prep school. After she witnesses a police officer shoot her unarmed best friend, she's torn between her two very different worlds as she tries to speak her truth.
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The Hate U Give
First Man
  • First Man (2018)
  • 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.
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First Man
Ready Player One
  • Ready Player One (2018)
  • Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction,
  • When the creator of a popular video game system dies, a virtual contest is created to compete for his fortune.
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Ready Player One
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
  • Adventure, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • Katniss Everdeen reluctantly becomes the symbol of a mass rebellion against the autocratic Capitol.
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
Mortal Engines
  • Mortal Engines (2018)
  • Science Fiction,
  • Set in a world many thousands of years in the future. Earth’s cities now roam the globe on huge wheels, devouring each other in a struggle for ever diminishing resources. On one of these massive Traction Cities, Tom Natsworthy has an unexpected encounter with a mysterious young woman from the Outlands who will change the course of his life forever.
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Mortal Engines
Time for Me to Come Home for Christmas
  • Time for Me to Come Home for Christmas (2018)
  • Drama, Romance, TV Movie,
  • It’s the last Friday before Christmas in New York City and a massive storm is brewing. Small-town business woman Cara Hill is meeting with her banker while country music star Heath Sawyer is playing Madison Square Garden. When the flight to Tulsa they’re both booked on is canceled, this unlikely pair of strangers winds up traveling together.
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Time for Me to Come Home for Christmas
Two Queens and One Consort
  • Two Queens and One Consort (1981)
  • Drama,
  • At the deathbed of his used-to-be militant mother an older man looks back at his childhood, when he was in love with his sensual aunt Coleta.
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Two Queens and One Consort
The Meanest Man in Texas
  • The Meanest Man in Texas (2019)
  • Drama, Family,
  • Convicted murderer Clyde Thompson receives the death penalty for shooting two men in Texas in 1928. When the governor spares his life, Thompson gains a reputation as the meanest man in the state while working hard labor in prison.
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The Meanest Man in Texas
The Little Stranger
  • The Little Stranger (2018)
  • Drama, Horror, Mystery,
  • In a dusty post-war summer in rural Warwickshire, a doctor is called to a patient at lonely Hundreds Hall. Home to the Ayres family for over two centuries, the Georgian house is now in decline. But are the Ayreses haunted by something more sinister than a dying way of life?
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The Little Stranger
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Charlie Says
  • Charlie Says (2019)
  • Drama, Crime,
  • Three young women were sentenced to death in the infamous Manson murder case, but when the death penalty was lifted, their sentence became life imprisonment. One young graduate student was sent in to teach them - and through her we witness their transformations as they face the reality of their horrific crimes.
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Charlie Says
Where'd You Go, Bernadette
  • Where'd You Go, Bernadette (2019)
  • Drama, Comedy,
  • When architect-turned-recluse Bernadette Fox goes missing prior to a family trip to Antarctica, her 15-year-old daughter Bee goes on a quest with Bernadette's husband to find her.
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Where'd You Go, Bernadette
Donnybrook
  • Donnybrook (2019)
  • Drama, Crime,
  • An ex-marine who struggles to provide for his family and a violent drug dealer with an undefeated fighting record are determined to compete in the Donnybrook, a legendary, bare-knuckle brawl with a cash prize of $100,000.
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Donnybrook
Ragged Life of Juice Leskinen
  • Ragged Life of Juice Leskinen (2018)
  • Drama, Music,
  • Biopic of Finnish singer and songwriter, Juice Leskinen.
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Ragged Life of Juice Leskinen
The Human Part
  • The Human Part (2018)
  • Drama, Comedy,
  • Pekka Malmikunnas is a bankrupt, penniless man, who has convinced his family that he is still the CEO of a large IT company. Maintaining this façade in order to save face has become something of a full-time job for him. When Pekka’s parents unexpectedly come for a visit, he throws a lavish family dinner party in order to dispel any doubts. The soirée is a success until Pekka’s god-daughter gets run over by a car. The reckless driver becomes a mutual enemy for the family. The driver tries to atone for his actions, but the situation spirals out of control and Pekka attacks the man. Pekka realizes things have gone too far and decides to tell his family the truth. It does not hurt as much as Pekka thought, bringing the pieces of a once broken family back together.
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The Human Part
A Banana? At This Time of Night?
  • A Banana? At This Time of Night? (2018)
  • Comedy,
  • Hisashi Tanaka (Haruma Miura) is a medical student in Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan. He does volunteer work and gets to know Yasuaki Kano (Yo Oizumi) at the hospital. Yasuaki Kano has suffered from muscular dystrophy since he was 12-years-old. Yasuaki Kano has his eccentric ways like running out of the hospital and saying that he wants to eat a banana late at night. Hisashi Tanaka thinks Yasuaki Kano is a lovely person. Yasuaki Kano develops a crush on rookie volunteer Misaki Ando (Mitsuki Takahata). He asks Hisashi Tanaka to write a love letter for him, but Misaki Ando is Hisashi Tanaka’s girlfriend. --asianwiki
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A Banana? At This Time of Night?
Crazy Rich Asians
  • Crazy Rich Asians (2018)
  • Comedy,
  • An American-born Chinese economics professor accompanies her boyfriend to Singapore for his best friend's wedding, only to get thrust into the lives of Asia's rich and famous.
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Crazy Rich Asians
I Still See You
  • I Still See You (2018)
  • Thriller,
  • Set nine years after an apocalyptic event that killed millions and left the world inhabited by ghosts.
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I Still See You
Tell It to the Bees
  • Tell It to the Bees (2019)
  • Drama, Romance,
  • Dr. Jean Markham returns to the town she left as a teenager to take over her late father's medical practice. When a school-yard scuffle lands Charlie in her surgery, she invites him to visit the hives in her garden and tell his secrets to the bees, as she once did. The new friendship between the boy and the bee keeper brings his mother Lydia into Jean's world.
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Tell It to the Bees
A Gambler's Odyssey 2020
  • A Gambler's Odyssey 2020 (2019)
  • Fantasy, Science Fiction,
  • Boyatetsu travels to the year 2020 in Tokyo from the year 1945. Tokyo is now plagued by a decreasing population and an increase in unemployment.
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A Gambler's Odyssey 2020
The House with a Clock in Its Walls
  • The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018)
  • Fantasy, Horror, Thriller, Science Fiction, Mystery, Family,
  • When ten-year-old Lewis is suddenly orphaned, he is sent to live with his Uncle Jonathan in a creaky (and creepy) old mansion with a mysterious ticking noise that emanates from the walls. Upon discovering that his uncle is a warlock, Lewis begins learning magic, but when he rebelliously resurrects an evil warlock he must find the secret of the house and save the world from destruction.
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The House with a Clock in Its Walls
Out Stealing Horses
  • Out Stealing Horses (2019)
  • Drama,
  • A grieving widower moves to the country where a chance encounter rekindles memories from his past.
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Out Stealing Horses
Twilight
  • Twilight (2008)
  • Adventure, Fantasy, Drama, Romance,
  • When Bella Swan moves to a small town in the Pacific Northwest to live with her father, she starts school and meets the reclusive Edward Cullen, a mysterious classmate who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire. Despite Edward's repeated cautions, Bella can't help but fall in love with him, a fatal move that endangers her own life when a coven of bloodsuckers try to challenge the Cullen clan.
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Twilight
To All the Boys I've Loved Before
  • To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2018)
  • Comedy, Romance,
  • Lara Jean’s love life goes from imaginary to out of control when her secret letters to every boy she’s ever fallen for are mysteriously mailed out.
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To All the Boys I've Loved Before
The 12th Man
  • The 12th Man (2017)
  • Drama, War,
  • After a failed anti-Nazi sabotage mission leaves his eleven comrades dead, a Norwegian resistance fighter finds himself fleeing the Gestapo through the snowbound reaches of Scandinavia.
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The 12th Man
Baby Jane
  • Baby Jane (2019)
  • Drama, Romance,
  • Jane, a small-town girl, has moved to Helsinki and the world is finally open for her. Passionate and excited, she seeks adventure, all the things she has yearned for so long. Jane gravitates to a gay bar at night, staggers in her nervous state of mind, and suddenly there, right next to her, Jane finds her savior: Piki, the most dashing butch in town. Piki is perfect. Jane is hypnotized by Piki's dark-toned voice. Piki offers her an entire new universe, and even more - dreams.
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Baby Jane
The Kissing Booth
  • The Kissing Booth (2018)
  • Comedy, Romance,
  • When teenager Elle's first kiss leads to a forbidden romance with the hottest boy in high school, she risks her relationship with her best friend.
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The Kissing Booth