Books Into Movies: Books Into Movies
Murder on the Orient Express
In 1930s Europe, legendary detective Hercule Poirot probes a murder that occurs aboard the luxury train known as the Orient Express. As the thirteen passengers grow paranoid that the killer will strike again, Poirot realizes there's more to the case than meets the eye.
In a small town in 1989 Maine, seven bullied kids known as the "Losers' Club" discover that a malevolent force is preying on the local children. When they realize that the town's adults can't protect them, they band together to destroy the monster, a killer clown called Pennywise
Big Little Lies
The drama series based on the novel of the same name written by Liane Moriarty starts off with a bang: Someone is murdered, but neither the victim nor the murderer are revealed. The story is told all in flashbacks, leading up to the trivia night when the murder occurred, and follows the lives of a few families in the town of Monterey. As the story progresses, secrets are revealed and a shocking murder might finally make sense.
A ten-year-old boy with a facial deformity attends school for the first time when he begins the fifth grade. With the support of his mother, he learns how to make friends and adjust to his new environment. Meanwhile, those around him learn not to judge a book by its cover.
The Mountain Between Us
Two strangers headed from Salt Lake City to Baltimore -- one a surgeon who has to perform an operation, the other a photojournalist who's about to get married-- hail a chartered flight together after their initial travel plans fall through. Unfortunately, they end up stranded on a snowy mountain when their plane crashes, and soon realize they must trek to safety since no one is coming to rescue them
A teenage girl is unable to leave her home because she has an immunodeficiency that makes her allergic to almost everything. However, her life changes for the better when she begins to communicate with the boy next door, and their relationship eventually inspires her to venture into the outside world.
Same Kind of Different As Me
A philandering husband volunteers at a homeless shelter in order to prove to his wife that he deserves a second chance. Later, she asks him to befriend a vagrant man whom she believes has a special destiny to fulfill.
In this adaptation of Jo Nesbø's best-selling crime novel, Norwegian police detective Harry Hole hunts a terrifying adversary known as "the Snowman Killer." Hole and a rookie cop named Katrine Bratt investigate cold cases in the hope of nabbing the killer, but they soon resort to more desperate measures to catch their prey
Victoria & Abdul
The extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria's remarkable rule. When Abdul Karim, a young clerk, travels from India to participate in the Queen's Golden Jubilee, he is surprised to find favor with the Queen herself. As the Queen questions the constrictions of her long-held position, the two forge an unlikely and devoted alliance with a loyalty to one another that her household and inner circle all attempt to destroy. As the friendship deepens, the Queen begins to see a changing world through new eyes and joyfully reclaims her humanity.