A type of visual communication that uses moving pictures and sound to tell a story or to give a message to the viewers is known as movies. Since the dawn of time, films have been entertaining us, teaching us about one thing or the other. But do the fans know how hard is it to make a movie? For a director who is adapting a book to make films, it is one of the most dismaying tasks, and especially if it belongs to the action genre.
Movies that were adapted from the books have proved that it’s not an impossible task to convert these books into films. So here’s the list of those action movies that were based on the books.
1. Ready Player One Released In 2018:
This movie is based on the book of the same name Ready Player One which was written by Ernest Cline. Directed by the legendary Steven Spielberg, this movie is loved by all, as it was represented as wonderfully as possible.
Spielberg’s impossible task was to adapt the novel as it was filled with pop culture citation, but Steven Spielberg made it possible.
2. Jack Reacher In 2012:
This movie was based on the Jack Reacher book series that was written by Lee Child. A super authentic Action-packed film that has a fantastic plot, and it does not waste the viewers’ time with excessive CGI or bad Slo-mo scenes. Like the novels, the movie is full of excitement. But the fans were initially upset because Tom Cruise was in the main lead, but then he nailed the role of Jack Reacher.
3. Total Recall released in the year 1990:
This movie was based on the book We Can Remember It for You Wholesale, which was written by Philip K. Dick. An all-time favorite film Total Recall is an exemplary Sci-fi Action movie. One of the best movies of Arnold Schwarzenegger as he perfectly fits in the role of Doug Quaid. Just like the book, the film is a fast-moving, full of brutality type of movie.
4. I, Robot Released In 2004:
This movie is based on the book of the same name I, Robot, written by Isaac Asimov. One of the most provocative films I, Robot deals with a mixture of convictions and actions. Though Isaac’s book took the plot of the movie, it had some changes from the paper, making it more unique.
5. The Bourne Identity Released In 2002:
A movie that was based on the book of the same name The Bourne Identity, the author was Robert Ludlum. This movie has not even changed an inch of the book’s plot and gives us the most realistic portrayal of a spy. The film made it stands clear in the industry as to how to make an awesome action movie.
6. Minority Report Released In 2002:
Based on the book The Minority Report written by Philip K. Dick. A movie with such a maneuver concept is very had to find these days. The video is put up in the year 2054, and the telecommunications used in the film seem to be improbable and full of thrill and full of anxiety. Tom Cruise is the main led in the movie makes this movie a masterpiece.
7. Casino Royale Released In 2006:
Based on the book author Ian Fleming wrote Casino Royale, the movie gave Daniel Craig to give his fantastic debut as the fabled spy named James Bond.
It is a full action-pack movie among the best Bond movies that one can expect a good spy movie.
8. First Blood Released In 1982:
Based on the book First Blood written by David Morrell, it is a fantastic movie that had Sylvester Stallone’s iconic character, Rambo, in it. A dark action movie has a creative story-line with a courageous hero.
That holds a prominent spot in the hearts of Rambo’s fans.
2. The Bourne Ultimatum Released In 2007:
This movie is based on the book of the same name The Bourne Ultimatum, who’s author is Robert Ludlum. Matt Damon’s starrer movie The Bourne trilogy is among the best trilogy in the cinema genre.
And if we talk about the Bourne Ultimatum, it is the best action movie fans have gotten so far, with superb acting, an intellectual movie plot, and a perfect end, making it a combination of good movies.
10. Die Hard Released In The Year 1988:
This movie was based on the comic Nothing Lasts Forever written by Roderick Thorp. One of the most iconic films of all time, with Badass, action, and characters, the movie would never let down.
A movie with the best effort possible in the entire action genre is a movie that fans love as it has the best action of Hollywood as a whole industry.
Without this Movie the Hollywood, especially the action genre, fells incomplete.
Source: Abhishek Bhardwaj