Book movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant book movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, visually appealing, atmospheric, melancholic, interesting and twists and turns films and TV shows about / with book, adaptation, mentor, storytelling, death, dialogue, writers, catastrophe, runaway and weird plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
book movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as book: Fahrenheit 451 (1966), The Ninth Gate (1999), Book Club (2018), Goosebumps (2015), The Jane Austen Book Club (2007), Inkheart (2008), The Book of Eli (2010), The Babadook (2014), Murder Mystery (2019), The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017).

List of book movies

Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
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, tense, thought provoking, stylized ...
Plot: future dystopia, totalitarianism, distopia, book, social decay, fighting the system, resistance, book burning, oppression, introspection, rebelliousness, satire ...
Time: future, 1960s, near future, 60s
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The Ninth Gate (1999)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Spain
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, dark, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: occult, devil, collector, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, satanism, danger, god or devil, lucifer, secret society, obsession, chase ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, spain, new york, portugal ...
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Book Club (2018)
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: light, romantic, ironic, humorous, melancholic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: female friendship, book, female protagonist, dating, online dating, reading a book, friendship, kiss, drinking, dinner, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Goosebumps (2015)
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: exciting, humorous, scary, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: horror for children, pre-teens, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: teenagers, werewolf, good versus evil, monsters, adventure, monster, book, imaginary, magic, escapades, ventriloquist dummy, fantasy world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: maryland, usa
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The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)
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: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: book, friendship, love and romance, infidelity, couple relations, crumbling marriage, literature, break-up, breakup, teacher, computer genius, reconciliation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: usa, california, england
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Inkheart (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK, USA, Italy
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: touching, exciting, stylized, tense, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, horror for children, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, imaginary, fictional reality, wizards, parents and children, family, book, young heroes, family relations, disappearance, real world ...
Time: middle ages
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The Book of Eli (2010)
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, serious, biblical, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, post apocalypse, post apocalyptic, dystopic future, chaos, warrior, lone wolves, future dystopia, lone hero, brutality, danger ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, san francisco
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The Babadook (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 94 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: psychological, scary, macabre, tense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nightmare, danger, supernatural, family in danger, single mother, nightmare comes true, book, dark fantasy, dysfunctional family, dealing with death, monster, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Murder Mystery (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After attending a gathering on a billionaire's yacht during a European vacation, a New York cop and his wife become prime suspects when he's murdered.
Style: feel good, captivating, humorous, satirical, romantic
Plot: murder, crimes, book, inheritance, troubled marriage, yacht, wanted, money, chase, amateur detective, whodunit, adventure ...
Place: monaco, new york, mediterranean sea, monte carlo
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The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In 1843, Dickens was a literary rock star, but struggling financially after the slow sales of his previous novel, Martin Chuzzlewit. Seized with the vision of a story that would fire the hearts of humanity, Dickens pitched his publishers A Christmas ...
Style: thought provoking, feel good, captivating, humorous
Plot: christmas, book, father son relationship, publisher, debt, poverty, writing, inspiration, friend, sleeping, writer's block, charles dickens ...
Time: victorian england, 19th century, year 1943, 1800s
Place: london, turkey, new york
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After (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young woman falls for a guy with a dark secret and the two embark on a rocky relationship.
Style: sexy, romantic, emotional, light, atmospheric ...
Audience: teen drama, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: teen romance, love, opposites attract, college, teenage boy, virgin, fall in love, high school hunk, teenage girl, teenage love, couples, youth ...
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Fahrenheit 451 (2018)
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: futuristic, captivating, tense, surprise ending, philosophical ...
Plot: book burning, book, partners, distopia, fire, society, crimes, firefighter, couple relations, loyalty, childhood flashback, devotion ...
Time: near future
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
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Cemetery of Terror (1985)
Genre: Horror, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A professor suspects that a vicious killer may have discovered a way to return from the grave and continue his violent spree. His fears are proved true when a group of teenagers decide to pull a Halloween prank by stealing the killer's body ...
Style: bleak, suspense, captivating, rough, awful
Plot: professor, teenager, halloween, zombie, undead, book, cemetery, party, haunted house, back from the dead, old dark house, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico
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The NeverEnding Story (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: West Germany
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, feel good, touching, atmospheric, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, dragon, adventure, good versus evil, mythology, magic, evil force, escapades, giant, imagination, danger, gnome ...
Time: 80s
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The Outsiders (1983)
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, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, gang, juvenile delinquent, book, street gang, friendship, small town, murder, juvenile delinquency, machismo, on the run, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: oklahoma, usa
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The Babysitter (2017)
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: exciting, dark humor, tense, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: blood, corpse, slasher killer, teenager, first kiss, sacrifice, book, murder, police officer killed, villainess, characters killed one by one, satanic ritual ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: 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.
Style: romantic, sincere, touching, uplifting
Plot: nazi occupation, female writer, letter, friendship, reading a book, island, fiance fiancee relationship, world war two, love, german soldier, hunger, book ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1946
Place: london
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The Book of Henry (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Naomi Watts stars as Susan, a single mother of two, working as a waitress in a small town. Her son, Henry, is an 11-year-old genius who not only manages the family finances but acts as emotional support for his mother and younger brother. When Henry ...
Style: touching, emotional, sad, captivating, serious
Plot: boy genius, suicide, single mother, mother son relationship, child prodigy, brain tumor, small town, precocious child, book, dancing, death of brother, genius ...
Place: new york state
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Little Buddha (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Liechtenstein, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Little Buddha is a movie about the life of Siddhartha starring Keanu Reeves and Bridget Fonda and directed by Bernardo Bertolucci.
Style: serious, sentimental, meditative, compassionate, touching ...
Plot: reincarnation, self discovery, monk, enlightenment, buddhist, teachers and students, religions or cults, buddha, parents and children, human nature, religion, boy ...
Place: tibet, seattle, asia, usa, seattle washington
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Capote (2005)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A biopic of the writer, Truman Capote and his assignment for The New Yorker to write the non-fiction book, 'In Cold Blood'.
Style: captivating, based on true events, intellectual, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: writers, journalism, literature, murder, crimes, loneliness, moral dilemma, lifestyle, manipulation, book, investigation, death ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1960s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: kansas, usa, europe, turkey, new york ...
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Angel (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Belgium, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Edwardian England. A precocious girl from a poor background with aspirations to being a novelist finds herself swept to fame and fortune when her tasteless romances hit the best seller lists. Her life changes in unexpected ways when she encounters ...
Style: talky, realistic, serious, clever, witty ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, writer's life, estate, rise to the top, ambition, social differences, couple relations, unfulfillment, love, society, rise and fall ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, europe, london
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The Dark Half (1993)
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, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, alter ego, blackmail, supernatural, lookalikes, supernatural ability, deadly, investigation, book, brain tumor, husband wife relationship, ghost ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
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The End of the Tour (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace, which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace's groundbreaking epic novel, 'Infinite Jest.'
Style: sincere, serious, philosophical, meditative, psychological ...
Plot: loneliness, writer's life, journalism, media, artists and showbiz, existentialism, book, friendship, depression, death, poet, writer's block ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1996, 80s ...
Place: usa, illinois, new york, minneapolis minnesota, minnesota
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Whisper of the Heart (1995)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Shizuku lives a simple life, dominated by her love for stories and writing. One day she notices that all the library books she has have been previously checked out by the same person: 'Seiji Amasawa'. Curious as to who he is, Shizuku meets ...
Style: touching, feel good, uplifting, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: follow your dream, teenage love, first love, teenage life, love and romance, love, fall in love, self discovery, high school life, cat, education, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, italy, tokyo, europe, asia
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A Discovery of Witches (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Diana Bishop, historian and witch, accesses Ashmole 782 and knows she must solve its mysteries. She is offered help by the enigmatic Matthew Clairmont, but he's a vampire and witches should never trust vampires.
Style: romantic, stylized, captivating, scenic, twists and turns
Plot: witch, vampire, vampire human love, magic, female protagonist, love and romance, supernatural, danger, impossible love, demon, culture clash, book ...
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Sphere (1998)
Genre: Action, 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: mind bending, scary, psychological, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: first contact, psychology, paranoia, psychologist, survival, ocean or sea, underwater, ocean, supernatural, danger, space and aliens, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, future
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Saturday the 14th (1981)
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, satirical, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, haunted house, supernatural, danger, nothing goes right, eccentric family, farce, escapades, curses spells and rituals, monster, transformation, book ...
Time: 80s
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The Pillow Book (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, UK, France, Luxembourg, Austria
Duration: 126 min.
Story: As a young girl in Japan, Nagiko's father paints characters on her face, and her aunt reads to her from "The Pillow Book", the diary of a 10th-century lady-in-waiting. Nagiko grows up, obsessed with books, papers, and writing on ...
Style: erotic, art house, enigmatic, non-linear, artsy ...
Plot: writing, translator, model, nudity (full frontal - brief), book, calligraphy, body painting, publisher, skin, legends and myths, lovers, japanese girl ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, shanghai, kyoto japan ...
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Patient Seven (2016)
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, anthology, brutal, enigmatic, psychological ...
Plot: mental patient, psychiatrist, doctor, hallucination, mental institution, zombie apocalypse, interview, death, book, police, snow, surveillance camera ...
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The Girl in the Book (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story of a young writer's transformation when her past invades her present.
Style: captivating, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: aspiring writer, journal, job, secret, book, party, betrayal, female protagonist, one night stand, friendship, love and romance, female director ...
Place: new york, usa
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