7 Deadly Movies Opening Based on a Bestselling Book

The Glass Castle

Based on the 2005 memoir of the same name by Jeannette Walls, the story centers on the author’s (Brie Larson) unconventional upbringing at the hands of her deeply dysfunctional alcoholic father and eccentric mother, Rex and Rose Mary Wells (Woody Harrelson and Naomi Watts) and her journey towards acceptance and fulfillment.

Irish release October 6th, 2017  | Watch the trailer

The Mountain Between Us

Adventure romance based on the novel of the same name by Charles Martin which follows Dr. Ben Bass (Idris Elba) and journalist Alex Martin (Kate Winslet) who after they survive a plane crash embark on a terrifying journey across hundreds of miles of wilderness, pushing one another to endure, igniting an unexpected attraction.

Irish release October 6th, 2017 | Watch the trailer

The Snowman

Thriller based on the book by Jo Nesbø, the story follows Detective Harry Hole (Michael Fassbender) who investigates the disappearance of a woman whose pink scarf is found wrapped around an a sinister-looking snowman. As Hole investigates he begins to suspect it’s the work of a serial killer. Cast includes Charlotte Gainsbourg, Val Kilmer, J.K. Simmons, and Chloë Sevigny.

Irish release October 13, 2017 | Watch the trailer

Call Me By Your Name

This coming-of-age drama made a splash at Sundance thanks to its sensitive and visually stunning treatment of a summer romance between a young man living in Italy in the 1980s and a friend of his parents. Based on the 2007 novel by American writer André Aciman this adaptation is directed by Luca Guadagnino and stars Timothée Chalamet and Armie Hammer.

Irish release October 27, 2017 | Watch the trailer

Murder On The Orient Express

Thriller mystery directed by Kenneth Branagh based on the novel of the same name by Agatha Christie. The story follows renowned Belgian detective Hercule Poirot (Branagh) who investigates the murder of a wealthy American traveling through Europe on the Orient Express. The cast includes Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Judi Dench, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Daisy Ridley.

Irish release date November 4, 2017 | Watch the trailer


Drama based on the novel by R.J. Palacio which follows Auggie Pullman (Jacob Tremblay), a young boy born with facial differences that, up until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream school. When he enters the local fifth grade his parents Isabel and Nate (Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson), his new classmates, and the larger community all struggle to discover their compassion and acceptance.

Irish release date December 1, 2017 | Watch the trailer


Sci-fi drama based on the book of the same name by Jeff VanderMeer. The story centers on an expedition made up of a biologist (Natalie Portman), an anthropologist, a psychologist (Jennifer Jason Leigh), and a surveyor, who sign up for a dangerous, secret expedition where the laws of nature don’t apply.

Irish release date February 23, 2018 | Watch the trailer

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