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 3,642
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,352
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,353

    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 59
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 51

    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 21,723
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19,126
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19,148

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

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Dark indeed

    • By DQmaine on 08-12-16

    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 3,156
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,797
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,799

    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 48,792
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43,424
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43,508

    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 71
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 49

    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....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • What were the producers thinking?

    • By cristina on 08-04-13

    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 191
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 165
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 165

    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 242
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 207
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 210

    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 114
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 98
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 99

    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: 11 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,186
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,401
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,419

    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...

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Extremely disappointing

    • By Robert on 06-02-09

    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 3,732
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,243
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,226

    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, Reg Keeland - translator
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 16 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34,652
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20,409
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20,480

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

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • COULD NOT PUT IT DOWN

    • By Pamela M on 03-02-09

    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 22,766
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20,481
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20,556

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gripping, compelling

    • By Happy Woman on 09-15-16

    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 429
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 372
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 369

    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 38
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 20

    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

    • Fight Club

    • By: Chuck Palahniuk
    • Narrated by: Jim Colby
    • Length: 5 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,280
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,447
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,461

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

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not bad...

    • By Nate_D on 04-11-14

    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 469
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 304
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 307

    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 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,978
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,538
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,552

    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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