They Made it Big in Hollywood

Hear the books that inspired cinema's biggest hits.
Science Fiction
    • Jurassic Park

    • A Novel
    • By: Michael Crichton
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 15 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,731
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,659
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,656

    An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been discovered. Now humankind's most thrilling fantasies have come true....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • CHAOS THEORY

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 01-30-16

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,664
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,919
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,904

    The official novelization of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the blockbuster film directed by J. J. Abrams....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Adds a bit to the Movie

    • By Brad on 12-22-15

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Into the Forest

    • By: Jean Hegland
    • Narrated by: Alyssa Bresnahan
    • Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 121
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 113

    As America collapses in the chaos of war, pollution, and bankruptcy, two sisters pool their resources to survive alone in the hills above San Francisco....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A future of the past. 5 star production!

    • By voice of Sal on 05-30-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Z for Zachariah

    • By: Robert C. O’Brien
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 167
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 147
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 151

    Something terrible has finally happened. A nuclear holocaust has destroyed civilization. For one whole year, 16-year-old Ann Burden has lived alone on her family’s farm....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting but a bit troubling

    • By Linda B on 05-17-12

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

    • By: Ransom Riggs
    • Narrated by: Jesse Bernstein
    • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14,302
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12,863
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,874

    A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of very curious photographs. It becomes clear that the children were more than just peculiar. They may have been dangerous....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • It might be better to actually read this.

    • By Ariel on 07-25-11

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Naked Lunch

    • The Restored Text
    • By: William S. Burroughs
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 479
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 369
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 374

    Naked Lunch is one of the most important novels of the 20th century, a book that redefined not just literature but American culture....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Delightful rendition

    • By csk on 10-11-12

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Starship Troopers

    • By: Robert A. Heinlein
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,548
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5,973
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,006

    Join the Army and See the Universe. That is the motto of The Third Space War, also known...

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Bad overdubs

    • By B. Cox on 10-12-13

    Regular price: $20.97

    • 2001

    • A Space Odyssey
    • By: Arthur C. Clarke
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,118
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,435
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,452

    From the savannas of Africa at the dawn of mankind to the rings of Saturn as man adventures to the outer rim of our solar system, 2001: A Space Odyssey is a journey unlike any other....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The glory and horror of space

    • By Katherine on 10-29-12

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The War of the Worlds

    • By: H.G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Christopher Hurt
    • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 321
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123

    This classic chiller, when adapted for radio in 1938 by Orson Welles, was realistic enough to cause widespread panic throughout the United States....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome Audio

    • By W on 08-29-05

    Regular price: $13.97

    • Contact

    • By: Carl Sagan
    • Narrated by: Jodie Foster
    • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 455
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 231
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 233

    In December, 1999, a multinational team journeys out to the stars, to the most awesome encounter in human history....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Contact is wonderful

    • By Ryan on 02-23-04

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Blade Runner

    • Based on the novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
    • By: Philip K. Dick
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4,036
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,410
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,423

    Somewhere among the hordes of humans out there, lurked several rogue androids....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Asking the important questions 50 years on

    • By Ian C Robertson on 05-09-12
    • Based on the novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
    • By: Philip K. Dick
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Release date: 11-27-07
    • 4 out of 5 stars 4,036 ratings

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Star Trek Movie Tie-In

    • By: Alan Dean Foster
    • Narrated by: Zachary Quinto
    • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 769
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 512
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 507

    Are you willing to settle for an ordinary life? Or do you think you were meant for something better? Something special...."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Katelyn on 05-14-09

    Regular price: $23.93

    • World War Z: The Complete Edition (Movie Tie-in Edition)

    • An Oral History of the Zombie War
    • By: Max Brooks
    • Narrated by: Max Brooks, Alan Alda, John Turturro, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,481
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,780
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,775

    World War Z: The Complete Edition is a new recording of Max Brooks’ best-selling novel, World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Good Story with an All Star Cast but ABRIDGED

    • By Kim Venatries on 05-22-13

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Hunger Games

    • By: Suzanne Collins
    • Narrated by: Carolyn McCormick
    • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48,012
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37,553
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37,997

    Could you survive on your own, in the wild, with everyone out to make sure you don't live to see the morning?....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Book Deserves The Hype

    • By Theodore on 03-27-12

    Regular price: $27.97

    • John Carter in 'A Princess of Mars'

    • Barsoom Series, Book 1
    • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,462
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,367
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,369

    Civil War veteran John Carter is transported to a dying planet, where he must elude capture by giant green barbarians to rescue a Martian princess from certain doom....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • WILD ANIMALS AND WILDER MEN

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 07-20-16

    Regular price: $17.49

    • I, Robot

    • By: Isaac Asimov
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,459
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,264
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,287

    They mustn't harm a human being, they must obey human orders, and they must protect their own existence...but only so long as that doesn't violate rules one and two....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Forget the violence - Read this one for the humor

    • By Herb on 02-19-05

    Regular price: $19.93

    • The Host

    • A Novel
    • By: Stephenie Meyer
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 23 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,012
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,377
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,425

    Earth has been invaded by a species that takes over the minds of human hosts while leaving their bodies intact. But Melanie Stryder refuses to fade away....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Unique Perspective, Awesome job.

    • By Mighty_Cranium on 12-29-09

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Men in Black

    • By: Steve Perry (based on the screen story, screenplay by Ed Solomon)
    • Narrated by: David Dukes
    • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    While much of the world watches and waits for signs of alien life, a select group of men know the truth - that alien beings are here, today, walking among us in human form....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Men in Black

    • By Tammy on 02-07-10

    Regular price: $12.60

    • Dune

    • By: Frank Herbert
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Orlagh Cassidy, Euan Morton, and others
    • Length: 21 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33,032
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26,863
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26,937

    Set on a desert planet, Dune is the story of Paul Atreides, who would become the mysterious Maud'dib, avenge a plot against his family, and bring to fruition humankind's most ancient dream....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • brought an old classic to life

    • By Charles on 09-18-08

    Regular price: $47.93

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