There have been many feature films based on novels. No wonder if the novel is booming in the market, it is made into a film, the film is booming too. However, there are also some novels which when turned into films turned out to be better films, and vice versa.
The most recent of the feature films adapted from the novel is the film No Exit, which is a novel by Taylor Adams. Did you know that some Thriller films were adapted from novels? Check out the following recommendations.
- No Exit (2022)
The film, which was directed by Damien Power, was released on February 25, 2022, on the Hulu platform. This film is based on the novel of the same name by Taylor Adams, which was published in 2007.
Tells about Darby (Havana Rose Liu) who lives in a rehabilitation center. One day, he received news that his mother was in the hospital. Without thinking, Darby went straight to the city where his mother was in the middle of a snow-covered night.
- Gone Girl (2014)
Adapted from the novel by Gillian Flynn, Gine Girl features Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike as the main characters. Gillian Flynn was also involved in the making of the film, namely as a screenwriter.
Tells about Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck), a former journalist who marries a famous writer, Amy Dunne (Rosamund Pike). At first their marriage proceeds normally like any other couple, but conflicts arise after Amy suddenly disappears on her fifth wedding anniversary.
- Before I Go To Sleep (2014)
The film adaptation of the novel by SJ Watson has a fairly unique plot, about a middle-aged woman named Christine (Nicole Kidman) who wakes up in bed with a strange man. The man introduces himself as Ben (Colin Firth), Christine’s husband.
Christine, who had amnesia due to an accident a few years earlier, can’t remember anything about her marriage. Ben tries to help his wife’s memory recover, but she shows some strange behavior.
- The Girl On the Train (2016)
Paula Hawkins published the novel The Girl On the Train in 2015. His novel has managed to steal the attention of many people and is very in demand in the market.
Tells the story of Rachel (Emily Blunt) who becomes depressed after a divorce from her ex-husband, Watch (Justin Theroux). Every day, Rachel uses the train as a means of transportation. From inside the train, he always pays attention to a young couple who live near the tracks named Megan (Halley Bannet) and Scott (Luke Evans). Megan and Scott’s house is next to Tom’s with his new wife, Anna (Rebecca Ferguson).
- The Woman in the Window (2021)
Tells the story of a psychologist named Anna Fox (Amy Adams) who is caught in a confusing situation, this film is based on the novel of the same name by A.J Finn.
Anna suffers from a phobia of rooms that look foreign to her which makes her never socialize with local residents.
- Shutter Island (2010)
Director Martin Scorsese hooked Leonardo DiCaprio as the main character named Edward. He and his partner, Chuck (Mark Ruffalo) are sent to a mental hospital located on a remote island to investigate the disappearance of a patient named Rachel Soliando.
The film adapted from the novel of the same name by Deenis Lehanne is definitely no stranger to true thriller lovers. The duration of almost two hours feels less because this film has an interesting premise that makes the audience will be carried away in the story presented.
For those of you who are curious, let’s watch it together with your bestie. The film adaptation of this novel is really fun, you know, don’t miss it, okay!