Calling out to all book-lovers! Here are ten movies based on books from our friends at RLJ Entertainment.
Get ready for an electrifying and chilling film experience that lays bare the intimate longings of a man – and the woman who has become his captive. Based on the best-selling novel by John Fowles, The Collector tells the story of a quiet London bank clerk (Terence Stamp), whose butterfly-collecting hobby takes a sinister twist when he kidnaps a most unusual specimen – a beautiful woman (Samantha Eggar).
Bored and lonely middle-schooler Barbara Thorson has developed an active fantasy life to compensate. But when a new girl in town offers friendship and a counselor tries to help Barbara, real life begins to intrude on her monster-killing fantasies.
A widowed professor living alone in Paris sees no meaningful future for himself until he meets a free-spirited young dance instructor. From their first meeting, each instinctively provides what the other so desperately needs: someone to call family.
Mike Manadoro (Kevin Zegers) is torn between two worlds – his numbers-runner father Vinny's (Vincent D'Onofrio) Brooklyn way of life and the college lifestyle he discovers as a photography student – in this drama based on Tim McLoughlin's novel Heart of the Old Country. While earning money for school as his father's driver and by delivering packages for a local mobster, Mike yearns to fully embrace the urbane new world he's entered.
Zach Gilford stars as Gus Orviston, a discontented city-dweller who abandons the urban rat race, moves to the wilderness to devote his time to fly-fishing and begins a quest to pull a prize rainbow trout from the river.
In this World War II-era drama, working-class Simon attends a school populated by wealthy children, where he forms a bond with Isak, a Jewish boy bullied by his classmates and terrified of the Nazis.
When new kid on the block Michael (Bill Milner) befriends a mesmerizing man named Skellig (Tim Roth) who lives alone in a shed, their blossoming connection helps take Michael's mind off school bullies – and his baby sister's increasingly troubling illness. Kelly Macdonald and Skye Bennett co-star in this family-friendly, made-for-television adaptation of David Almond's award-winning novel of the same name.
After pretty Mary Brady and her son, Charles, move to a small Midwestern town, he does his best to woo teenage virgin Tanya Robertson. But little does she know that the Bradys aren't who – or what – they appear to be in this twisted tale of horror.
After narrowly escaping from a wretched World War II Siberian labor camp, a small band of multinational soldiers desperately undertakes a harrowing journey to traverse Siberia, the Gobi Desert, and the Himalayas on foot.
Dorothy Gale writes children's books based on the land of Oz created by her grandfather. Her life is turned upside down when she learns that the Wicked Witch of the West is real – and that she's coming to New York with plans for global domination.