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The list contains the best, new and most relevant book movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out melancholic, serious, clever, tense, suspenseful and psychological films and TV shows about / with book, storytelling, mentor, adaptation, dialogue, catastrophe, runaway, literature, death and destiny plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as book: The Ninth Gate (1999), The Babadook (2014), The Book of Eli (2010), Fahrenheit 451 (2018), Book Club (2018), The Fault in Our Stars (2014), Sphere (1998), Goosebumps (2015), Misery (1990), The Babysitter (2017).
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The Fault in Our Stars
Drama, Romance
USA
126 min.
 7.8
The Book of Eli
Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
USA
118 min.
 6.9
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Rich Boy, Rich Girl
Comedy, Drama, Romance
USA
99 min.
Fahrenheit 451
Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
100 min.
 4.9

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 6.7
 150K
The Ninth Gate
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An all-expenses-paid international search for a rare copy of the book, 'The Nine Gates of the Shadow Kingdom' brings an unscrupulous book dealer deep into a world of murder, double-dealing and satanic worship.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, psychological, dark ...
Plot: mystery, devil, book, supernatural, occult, obsession, investigation, collector, murder, danger, curses spells and rituals, cult ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, spain, new york, southern france, paris france ...
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 6.8
 158K
The Babadook
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.
Style: scary, psychological, dark, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, supernatural, nightmare comes true, dysfunctional family, mental illness, book, deadly creature, single mother, nightmare, depression, insanity, dark fantasy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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 6.9
 259K
The Book of Eli
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
Style: futuristic, biblical, tense, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, brutality, religion, desert, chaos, lone wolves, post apocalyptic, book, faith, christianity, violence ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, cross country
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 4.9
 12K
Fahrenheit 451
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In an oppressive future, a 'fireman' whose duty is to destroy all books begins to question his task.
Style: philosophical, surprise ending, tense, captivating, futuristic
Plot: book burning, book, society, fire, crimes, partners, firefighter, african american, murder, meaning of life, devotion, redemption ...
Time: near future
Place: usa
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 6.2
 12K
Book Club
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Four lifelong friends have their lives forever changed after reading Fifty Shades of Grey in their monthly book club.
Style: ironic, light, humorous, romantic, melancholic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: female protagonist, reading a book, female friendship, book, discussion, rooftop, dating, drinking, restaurant, dinner, widow, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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The Fault in Our Stars
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support ...
Style: touching, romantic, sincere, compassionate, serious ...
Audience: teen drama, teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, life philosophy, cancer, terminal illness, support group, hospital, relationships, teenage love, teenagers, book, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana, amsterdam
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 6.1
 91K
Sphere
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The OSSA discovers a spacecraft thought to be at least 300 years old at the bottom of the ocean. Immediately following the discovery, they decide to send a team down to the depths of the ocean to study the space craft.They are the best of best, ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, paranoia, first contact, imagination, danger, dialogue, twists & turns, survival, supernatural, book, psychology, ocean or sea ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
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 6.3
 66K
Goosebumps
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After moving to a small town, Zach Cooper finds a silver lining when he meets next door neighbor Hannah, the daughter of bestselling Goosebumps series author R.L. Stine. When Zach unintentionally unleashes real monsters from their manuscripts and ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, exciting, scary, funny ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: adventure, monsters, werewolf, writers, family, monster, good versus evil, adaptation, ventriloquist dummy, fantasy world, small town, creativity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: maryland, usa
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 7.8
 157K
Misery
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Novelist Paul Sheldon crashes his car on a snowy Colorado road. He is found by Annie Wilkes, the "number one fan" of Paul's heroine Misery Chastaine. Annie is also somewhat unstable, and Paul finds himself crippled, drugged and at her ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, obsessed fan, insanity, loneliness, hostage, brutality, mentally unstable, captivity, isolation, psychopath, rage, manic ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: colorado, usa
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 6.3
 40K
The Babysitter
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When Cole stays up past his bedtime, he discovers that his hot babysitter is part of a Satanic cult that will stop at nothing to keep him quiet.
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, dark humor
Plot: characters killed one by one, teenager, villainess, corpse, satanic ritual, murder, book, chase, blood, sacrifice, police officer killed, lesbian kiss ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Patient Seven
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film centers on Dr. Marcus, a renowned psychiatrist who has selected 6 severe mentally ill and dangerous patients from the Spring Valley Mental Hospital to interview as part of research for his new book. As Dr. Marcus interviews each patient, ...
Style: macabre, brutal, psychological, enigmatic, twist ending
Plot: mental patient, psychiatrist, interview, doctor, hallucination, death, anthology, book, mental institution, multiple storylines, storytelling, mother daughter relationship ...
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 7.6
 21K
Mr. Church
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A unique friendship develops when a little girl and her dying mother inherit a cook - Mr. Church. What begins as an arrangement that should only last six months, instead spans fifteen years.
Style: sentimental, compassionate, emotional, melancholic, sad ...
Plot: life philosophy, friendship, relationships, family, cooking, family bonds, terminal illness, destiny, idealism, loneliness, love story, mentor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.6
 115K
The Book Thief
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refuge is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: adoption, holocaust, nazi germany, jewish, human spirit, nazi, family secret, wartime life, life & death, unlikely friendships, family relations, survival ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1943 ...
Place: germany, europe
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The NeverEnding Story
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: While hiding from bullies in his school's attic, a young boy discovers the extraordinary land of Fantasia, through a magical book called The Neverending Story. The book tells the tale of Atreyu, a young warrior who, with the help of a luck ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, atmospheric, light, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, magic, good versus evil, book, mythology, family, dragon, school, imagination, giant, rescue ...
Time: 80s
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 7.3
 37K
Fahrenheit 451
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the future, the government maintains control of public opinion by outlawing literature and maintaining a group of enforcers, known as "firemen", to perform the necessary book burnings. Fireman Montag begins to question the morality of ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, bleak, clever, stylized ...
Plot: book, fighting the system, rebellion, censorship, distopia, future dystopia, betrayal, literature, adaptation, social decay, fascism, utopia ...
Time: future
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 6.1
 67K
Inkheart
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The adventures of a father and his young daughter, in their search for a long lost book that will help reunite a missing, close relative.
Style: fairy tale, exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, book, family, father daughter relationship, fantasy world, young heroes, magic, escapades, wizards, betrayal, adaptation, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: dungeon
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The Jane Austen Book Club
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Six Californians start a club to discuss the works of Jane Austen. As they delve into Austen's literature, the club members find themselves dealing with life experiences that parallel the themes of the books they are reading.
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: friendship, book, romance, literature, infidelity, teacher, jane austen, lesbian, drugs/alcohol, divorce, marriage, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 19th century
Place: usa, california, england
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 6.5
 14K
Genius
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: New York in the 1920s. Max Perkins, literary editor at Scribner’s Sons is the first to sign such subsequent literary greats as Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald. When a sprawling, chaotic 1,000-page manuscript by an unknown writer named ...
Style: intellectual, melancholic, talky, inspirational, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genius, writers, novelist, eccentricity, creativity, unlikely friendships, destiny, obsession, writer's life, life philosophy, mentor, storytelling ...
Time: 1930s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york
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 14K
The Dark Half
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Thad Beaumont is the author of a highly successful series of violent pulp thrillers written under the pseudonym of ‘George Stark’, but when he decides to ‘kill-off’ his alter-ego in a mock ceremony, it precipitates a string of sadistic ...
Style: scary, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, book, supernatural, alter ego, family, ghost, adaptation, supernatural ability, writers, splatter, mentor, gory ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.2
 128K
Inferno
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After waking up in a hospital with amnesia, professor Robert Langdon and a doctor must race against time to foil a deadly global plot.
Style: serious, exciting, twists and turns, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: book, amnesia, adventure, memory loss, virus, chase, treasure hunt, race against time, betrayal, mystery, conspiracy, mad scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: europe, italy, florence, istanbul turkey, florence italy ...
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The Door in the Floor
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Alternately tragic and comic, an exploration of the complexities of love in both its brightest and darkest corners. Adapted from John Irving's best-selling novel A Widow for One Year, the film is set in the privileged beach community of East ...
Style: emotional, psychological, reflective, clever, serious ...
Plot: writer's life, book, dysfunctional family, male nudity, death, drinking, crumbling marriage, pornography, nudity (topless - notable), dealing with death, suburbs, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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The Neverending Story II: The Next Chapter
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Once again, Bastian is transported to the world of Fantasia which he recently managed to save from destruction. However, the land is now being destroyed by an evil sorceress, Xayide, so he must join up with Atreyu and face the Emptiness once more.
Style: stylized, semi serious, feel good, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, family, book, good versus evil, destiny, magic, young heroes, imagination, memory, memory loss, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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 6.8
 3K
Lord Jim
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: After being discredited as a coward, a 19th century seaman (Peter O'Toole) lives for only one purpose: to redeem himself. Based on Joseph Conrad's novel written in 1900.
Style: tense, epic, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, book, adventurer, adventure, mentor, relationships, literature, courage, death, character study, downfall, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: indonesia, cambodia, southeast asia
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How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A young but bright former window cleaner rises to the top of his company by following the advice of a book about ruthless advancement in business.
Style: humorous, witty, stylized, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: business, book, oldies, rise to the top, broadway, office, workplace romance, music, workplace situations, dialogue, dancing, adaptation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa
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The Neverending Story III
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young boy must restore order when a group of bullies steal the magical book that acts as a portal between Earth and the imaginary world of Fantasia.
Style: semi serious, feel good, offbeat, awful, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, family, magic, book, young heroes, small town, friendship, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, parallel world ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
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Saturday the 14th
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: After his family moves to a new house, a young boy discovers a mysterious book that details a curse hanging over the date of Saturday the 14th. Opening the book releases a band of monsters into the house and the family must join together to save ...
Style: humorous, scary, not serious, offbeat, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, monster, haunted house, vampire, book, supernatural, farce, ghost, monsters, mad scientist, transformation, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s
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An Angel at My Table
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: New Zealand, Australia, UK, USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Janet Frame grows up in a poor family. She is different than the other kids. She is considered abnormal and locked away in a mental institution for eight years. Everything changes when she starts writing books.
Style: touching, serious, reflective, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: insanity, book, mental illness, prodigy, childhood, storytelling, writer's life, schizophrenia, literature, mentor, writers, adolescence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new zealand, london, paris france
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 7.2
 65K
The Outsiders
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When two poor greasers, Johnny, and Ponyboy are assaulted by a vicious gang, the socs, and Johnny kills one of the attackers, tension begins to mount between the two rival gangs, setting off a turbulent chain of events.
Style: sentimental, stylized, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, small town, book, adolescence, gang, runaway, teenager, chase, violence, drinking, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 80s, 1960s
Place: oklahoma, usa
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The Name of the Rose
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: 14th-century Franciscan monk William of Baskerville and his young novice arrive at a conference to find that several monks have been murdered under mysterious circumstances. To solve the crimes, William must rise up against the Church's ...
Style: atmospheric, talky, clever, intellectual, serious ...
Plot: mystery, investigation, medieval, murder mystery, murder, christianity, book, death, censorship, religion, monk, chase ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe, italy
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 7.2
 58K
1984
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.
Style: futuristic, bleak, psychological, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: brainwashing, fascism, book, technology, torture, freedom, betrayal, future dystopia, surveillance, fighting the system, rebellion, adaptation ...
Time: future, 20th century, 80s, 18th century, year 1984
Place: england, europe, london
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