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Denis Villeneuve’s sequel is a faithful-ish adaptation of the second half of the 1965 novel, and follows Paul as he ascends to his prophesied destiny, the film delves deeper into the complex world of Arrakis, exploring themes of power, ecology, and the human spirit. 

Check out all the movies and TV series based on books coming out this week. Whether you’re looking for a must-see blockbuster, a hidden gem or a related book to extend the movie-going experience, don’t miss the releases of the week.

Based on the 1975 novel of the same name by James Clavell, the show is an epic drama that follows a shipwrecked Englishman navigating the treacherous political landscape and clashing cultures of a rising power.

Based on Jeffery Deaver’s novel, the series follows a lone-wolf survivalist with exceptional tracking skills who roams the country offering his expertise to help with unsolved mysteries and missing persons cases.

Adapted from the semi-autobiographical novel by Trent Dalton, the series revolves around a working-class youth who despite the challenges he faces, remains determined to find his place in the world.

The series, based on the book of the same name by Donald L. Miller, follows the story of the American Eighth Air Force, the bombing force that played a crucial role in the defeat of Nazi Germany.

Twenty years after the events of Dashiell Hammett’s novel, Sam Spade has retired in the South of France. It’s 1963, the war has ended, and in a very short time, so, too, will Sam Spade’s tranquility.

Based on the novel by Alasdair Gray, the movie follows Bella Baxter, played by an entirely astounding Emma Stone. She is a young woman brought back to life by a brilliant and unorthodox surgeon.

Based on Ellie Conway’s acclaimed novel of the same name, the film by Matthew Vaughn follows an amnesiac assassin recruited by a mysterious organization known as the Division.

JA Bayona’s film, based on the book by Pablo Vierci, is a powerful retelling of the 1972 rugby team’s flight that crashed in the Andes and the agonising decisions passengers took in order to stay alive.

Based on the 2013 non-fiction book of the same name by Daniel James Brown, the film follows the team’s journey from their humble beginnings to their triumph at the Berlin 1936 Summer Olympics.

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This year’s Oscars nominations serve as a testament to the enduring power of literature to captivate audiences and inspire cinematic masterpieces.

The actress has received her fourth Oscar nomination, now for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her performance as Bella Baxter in Yorgos Lanthimos’ Poor Things.

Relive the stories of triumph and adversity of the men who served as aircrew in the British and American Bomber Commands during World War II.

In 2023 the ongoing ‘Streaming War’ has pushed content creators to innovate and deliver captivating narratives that resonate with a wide audience.

From action-packed blockbusters to thought-provoking dramas and heartwarming comedies, check out the best movies based on books of 2023.

George Clooney has directed several adaptations of acclaimed novels, demonstrating his keen interest in bringing literary works to life.

The prolific author has captivated wide audiences with his stories set against the backdrop of the African American experience.

Michael Mann has brought his signature style of intense suspense and gripping narratives to a variety of literary works he has adapted to the big screen.

From Goodfellas to Gangs of New York to Killers of the Flower Moon, some of Scorsese’s most acclaimed films are based on books.



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* Yes, really! There are thousands of movies based on books. Books have been a source of inspiration since the earliest days of cinema, and the practice of bringing books to screen has become even more recurring in recent years, in which the film industry has seen in books and comic books a sure value for their stories.

“The movies have made the comic books much more valuable and more respected.”

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