They Made it Big in Hollywood

Hear the books that inspired cinema's biggest hits.
Action/Thriller
    • Child 44

    • By: Tom Rob Smith
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,424
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,144
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,145

    It is a society that is, officially, a paradise. Superior to the decadent West, Stalin's Soviet Union is a haven for its citizens. But a murderer in on the loose....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Be Prepared Be Forewarned

    • By Steven on 02-22-10

    Regular price: $17.09

    • The Secret in Their Eyes

    • A Novel
    • By: Eduardo Sacheri
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 47

    Benjamín Chaparro is a retired detective still obsessed by the brutal, decades old rape and murder of a young married woman in her own bedroom....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Movie Must Be Better Than the Book

    • By Kelli on 04-15-12

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Dark Places

    • A Novel
    • By: Gillian Flynn
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Lowman, Cassandra Campbell, Mark Deakins, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18,158
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15,917
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15,942

    Libby Day was seven when her mother and two sisters were murdered in "The Satan Sacrifice of Kinnakee, Kansas"....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Riveting but brutal

    • By Glenda Jeffers on 12-09-12

    Regular price: $35.93

    • Before I Go to Sleep

    • A Novel
    • By: S. J. Watson
    • Narrated by: Orlagh Cassidy
    • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,930
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,597
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,596

    Memories define us. So what if you lost yours every time you went to sleep?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting story - well-told

    • By Arlene on 01-30-12

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Gone Girl

    • A Novel
    • By: Gillian Flynn
    • Narrated by: Julia Whelan, Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 19 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45,475
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40,399
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40,483

    Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick's clever and beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Demented, twisted, sick and I loved it!

    • By Theodore on 01-20-13

    Regular price: $33.60

    • Good People

    • By: Marcus Sakey
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean, Dan John Miller
    • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 46

    The $400,000 would take care of the mortgage payments that are starting to back up on Tom and Anna Reed. But they have no idea what it's doing in their house....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Home Run

    • By Eva Gannon on 09-10-08

    Regular price: $23.07

    • The Thirty Nine Steps

    • A Richard Hannay Thriller, Book 1
    • By: John Buchan
    • Narrated by: Peter Joyce
    • Length: 4 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 182
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 156

    Here is one of the first espionage thrillers and an acknowledged classic....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • epic!!!!!!!

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-10-10

    Regular price: $10.65

    • Coma

    • By: Robin Cook
    • Narrated by: January LaVoy
    • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 191
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 167

    The blockbuster best seller that kickstarted a new genre: the medical thriller....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • love Robin's books

    • By Shon Bryson on 12-03-15

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Drive

    • By: James Sallis
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael Garcia
    • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 90

    Drive is the story of a man who works as a stunt driver by day and a getaway driver by night....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A little confusing but good

    • By Mark on 06-20-13

    Regular price: $12.57

    • Along Came a Spider

    • By: James Patterson
    • Narrated by: Charles Turner
    • Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,805
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2,057
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,074

    Along Came a Spider begins with the double kidnapping of the daughter of a famous Hollywood actress and the young son of the Secretary of the Treasury...

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting plot. Terrible narration

    • By Andrew Pollack on 12-20-08

    Regular price: $19.38

    • The Day of the Jackal

    • By: Frederick Forsyth
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,373
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,910
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,892

    One of the most celebrated thrillers ever written, The Day of the Jackal is the electrifying story of an anonymous Englishman....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Quite a chase!

    • By Thomas Allen on 10-14-10

    Regular price: $22.99

    • Killshot

    • By: Elmore Leonard
    • Narrated by: Bruce Boxleitner
    • Length: 2 hrs and 43 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 39

    Ultimately it's going to have to come down to one wife, one husband, two killers, and one lethal shot....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Totally forgettable

    • By Mark on 01-03-14

    Regular price: $10.46

    • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

    • The Millennium Series, Book 1
    • By: Stieg Larsson
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 16 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32,886
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18,776
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18,856

    Our Mysteries and Thrillers winner and pick for Audiobook of the Year, 2008....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Classic Mystery with Wonderful Characters

    • By Robert on 12-22-08

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Inferno: A Novel

    • By: Dan Brown
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael
    • Length: 17 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21,685
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19,491
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19,570

    Harvard professor of symbology Robert Langdon awakens in a hospital in the middle of the night. Disoriented and suffering from a head wound, he recalls nothing of the last 36 hours....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Formulaic and Hard to Finish....

    • By Livia on 06-15-13

    Regular price: $42.00

    • Alex Cross

    • By: James Patterson
    • Narrated by: Peter J. Fernandez, Jay O. Sanders
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 381
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 326
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 322

    Alex Cross was a rising star in the Washington, DC, Police Department when an unknown shooter gunned down his wife in front of him....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent! The performance was great!

    • By cleo115 on 11-21-12

    Regular price: $20.52

    • The Poseidon Adventure

    • By: Paul Gallico
    • Narrated by: Dylan Baker
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    When a rogue wave capsizes the luxury cruise ship, a small group of survivors find themselves unlikely allies....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Movie Plus

    • By Mark on 02-07-13

    Regular price: $13.68

    • The Hunt for Red October

    • By: Tom Clancy
    • Narrated by: J. Charles
    • Length: 16 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,136
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,446
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,463

    A deadly serious game of hide-and-seek is on. The CIA's brilliant young analyst, Jack Ryan, thinks he knows the reason for the sudden Red Fleet operation....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Audio quality quite poor

    • By Christian on 01-13-10

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Fight Club

    • By: Chuck Palahniuk
    • Narrated by: Jim Colby
    • Length: 5 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,328
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,588
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,602

    When a listless office employee (the narrator) meets Tyler Durden, his life begins to take on a strange new dimension....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Left Field

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 08-16-11

    Regular price: $29.37

    • Sherlock Holmes

    • A Baker Street Dozen (Dramatized)
    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Orson Welles
    • Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 447
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 287
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 290

    Here are 12 acclaimed, exciting, fully dramatized performances of Conan Doyle classics....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle would be proud

    • By R. Compton on 07-16-08

    Regular price: $18.87

    • The Three Musketeers

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 23 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,681
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,256
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,268

    Mixing a bit of seventeenth-century French history with a great deal of invention, Alexandre Dumas tells the tale of young D'Artagnan and his musketeer comrades....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What Fun!

    • By A. A. Green on 05-17-11

    Regular price: $34.99

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