Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Poster of the 2018 TV series and cover of the 2014 comic book
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Robert Hac, 2014
TV series vs comic book
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, 2018-2020

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is set in the fictional town of Greendale. It is a dark coming-of-age story that includes horror and witchcraft. Sabrina Spellman must reconcile her dual nature as a half-Witch, half-mortal while fighting the evil forces that threaten her, her family and the daylight world humans inhabit.

The Homesman. Poster of the 2014 movie and cover of the 1988 book
The Homesman
Glendon Swarthout, 1988
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Tommy Lee Jones, 2014

In 1854 Mary Bee Cuddy is a 31-year-old spinster from New York, a former teacher who journeyed to the Midwest for more opportunity. She is an active member of the small farming community of Loup in the Nebraska Territory, and has significant financial prospects and sizable land ownership. She seems strong and independent, but suffers from depression and feels isolated.

War of the Worlds. Poster of the 2005 movie and cover of the 1898 book, The War of the Worlds
The War of the Worlds
H.G. Wells, 1898
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Steven Spielberg, 2005

The plot begins with an opening narration explaining that Earth was being observed by extraterrestrials with immense intelligence and no compassion. Divorced longshoreman Ray Ferrier works at a dock in Brooklyn, New York, and is estranged from his children: Ray collects his children, steals a van that had just been repaired, and drives to Mary Ann’s empty home in suburban New Jersey to take refuge.

Flight of the Phoenix. Poster of the 2004 movie and cover of the 1964 book, The Flight of the Phoenix
The Flight of the Phoenix
Elleston Trevor, 1964
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John Moore, 2004

When an oil rig in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia proves unproductive, an aircraft crew are sent to shut the operation down. However, on their way to Beijing, a major dust storm forces them to crash their C-119 Flying Boxcar in an uncharted area of the desert. Survivors work together to build a new plane.

The Clearing. Poster of the 2023 TV series and cover of the 2019 book, In the Clearing
In the Clearing
J.P. Pomare, 2019
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Matt Cameron, Elise McCredie, 2023-

To halt a covert cult’s scheme to execute its master plan of collecting children, a woman must confront the traumas of her past that continue to haunt her.

In the Winter Dark. Poster of the 1998 movie and cover of the 1988 book
In the Winter Dark
Tim Winton, 1988
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James Bogle, 1998

Something evil is butchering the native livestock in a barren Australian region. To stop the murderous beast, four locals band together: a farm couple with a tragic background, a lonely man, and a pregnant hippy girl.

The Portable Door. Poster of the 2023 movie and cover of the 2003 book
The Portable Door
Tom Holt, 2003
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Jeffrey Walker, 2023

In London, Paul Carpenter works as an intern at a perplexing firm that has unconventional executives, one of whom is a CEO with a desire to revolutionize the ancient magical realm by introducing contemporary corporate methodologies.

The Turning. Poster of the 2013 movie and cover of the 2004 book
The Turning
Tim Winton, 2004
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Jonathan auf der Heide, Tony Ayres, Jub Clerc, 2013

The Turning, a hauntingly gorgeous collaborative film directed by seventeen brilliant filmmakers, explores the remarkable events in ordinary lives that change them for the rest of time. The passing of time, regret, addiction, and obsession are constant themes that run through all of the stories.

The Silence. Poster of the 2019 movie and cover of the 2015 book
The Silence
Tim Lebbon, 2015
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John R. Leonetti, 2019

A cave research team unearths an unknown species of pterosaur-like creature, referred to as #vesps#, from a mine. The vesps violently kill the researchers, fly out of the mine, and seek the noisiest areas. Ally, a teenage girl who lost her hearing in a car accident, lives with her parents Hugh and Kelly Andrews; Glenn shoots the man in the leg, and they drive away.

I, Frankenstein. Poster of the 2014 movie and cover of the 2013 comic book, I, Frankenstein: Genesis
I, Frankenstein: Genesis
Kevin Grevioux, 2013
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Stuart Beattie, 2014

Taking place in a dystopian contemporary world, celestial gargoyles and malevolent demons become embroiled in an epic battle for the ultimate prize: the secret of eternal life. Within this conflict, only Frankenstein’s monster possesses the crucial knowledge. The creature created by Frankenstein is thrust into a relentless and age-old feud between two undying factions.