Best Thriller Movies Based on Fictional Novels That You Must Watch

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Thrillers have been the major fragment of literature and have been in films for quite a time. Countless movies and books have been released and published in this genre and people are voracious content consumers. We all consume content available on the internet. We are bringing in some amazing and extremely thrilling film Adaptations. Here is the list of best thriller movies based on fictional novels that you must watch.

Best Thriller Movies Based on Novels


Angels and Demon

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We love to watch Tom Hanks on screen. Whether his character is Forrest Gump or as Robert Langdon in the Robert Langdon series. The film is a part of the Robert Langdon series, and the prequel to The Da Vinci Code is an amazing thriller itself.

The plot moves around in search of recovering a missing vial of antimatter from a mysterious Illuminati terrorist. It made the whopping amount of $485 million and also received mixed reviews from the critics. If you are looking for a thrilling movie, watch this entire series in one sitting. I can bet, you won’t regret it.


Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Ayelet Zurer, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Armin Mueller-Stahl


Gone Girl

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Gone Girl is based on Gillian Flynn’s novel by the same name which got readers hooked till the very end. The film adaptation hit the cinema in 2014 and was directed by David Fincher. It is an American psychological thriller set in Missouri.

The tale is a postmodern mystery and the plot follows around Nick Dunne, who became the main suspect when his wife suddenly got disappeared. Rosamund Pike played the character of Amy and got praised by the critics. It is one of the best thriller movies out there.


Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry


Red Sparrow

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Jennifer Lawrence has never stopped being amazing and Red Sparrow is living proof of what an amazing actor she is. The film adaptation was directed by Francis Lawrence and the story is based on Jason Matthews trilogy.

The plot revolves around a Russian Intelligence officer, who made contact with a CIA officer for the identification of a mole. We can assure you the character of deadly agent Dominika Egorova will be fun to watch. The film became a box-office hit and made about $151.6 million.



Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Jeremy Irons, Mary-Louise


The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

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As the name might suggest the genre of the movie, is a psychological crime thriller written by Swedish writer Steig Larsson. The plot revolves around Blomkvist’s investigation to discover what happened to the women belonging to a wealthy family who disappeared about forty years back. The Journalist seeks the help of a computer hacker.


Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Stellan Skarsgard, Yorick Van Wageningen, Steven Berkoff


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