Browse - Most popular shows featuring: adaptation of a bookx






BridgertonBridgerton
Netflix, 2020 Running | Drama, Romance, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

Based on Julia Quinn's best-selling series of novels, Bridgerton is set in the sexy, lavish and competitive world of Regency London high society. From the glittering ballrooms of Mayfair to the aristocratic palaces of Park Lane and beyond, the series unveils a seductive, sumptuous world replete with intricate rules and dramatic power struggles, where no one is truly ever on steady ground. At the heart of the show is the powerful Bridgerton family. Comprised of eight close-knit siblings, this funny, witty, daring and clever group must navigate the upper ten thousand's marriage mart in search of romance, adventure and love.


MindhunterMindhunter
Netflix, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

This series focuses on the development by two men, two agents, of a new criminal field and does so through story lines of visiting the sociopathic mind. Mindhunter is based on the 1996 book Mind Hunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit, by former special agent John Douglas and Mark Olshaker.


3 Body Problem3 Body Problem
Netflix, 2023 Running | Sci-Fi, Fantasy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

The story of humanity's first contact with an alien civilization inspired by Liu Cixin's renowned novel.


American GodsAmerican Gods
Starz, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

After learning his wife was killed in a car-crash, ex-convict Shadow Moon finds himself under the employ of the elusive man known as 'Mr. Wednesday'. Unknown to Shadow, a war is brewing in America, between the Old Gods and the New Gods, and he's about to end up right in the middle of that chaos. 'Wednesday' is holding many secrets from Shadow even as the world around the ex-convict starts making less and less sense. The battle for the Gods of tomorrow has just begun.


Good OmensGood Omens
Prime Video, 2019 Running | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

According to The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch (the world's only completely accurate book of prophecies), the world will end on a Saturday. Next Saturday, in fact. Just before dinner. So the armies of Good and Evil are amassing, Atlantis is rising, tempers are flaring. Everything appears to be going according to Divine Plan. Except Aziraphale, a somewhat fussy angel, and Crowley, a fast-living demon - both of whom have lived among Earth's mortals since The Beginning and have grown rather fond of the lifestyle - are not actually looking forward to the coming war. And someone seems to have misplaced the Antichrist...


Big Little LiesBig Little Lies
HBO Max, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

This project is based on the book of the same name by Australian author Liane Moriarty. It is described as a subversive action, comedy, crime, drama which tells the tale of three mothers of kindergartners whose apparently perfect lives unravel to the point of murder. It will star Nicole Kidman & Reese Witherspoon.


LegionLegion
FX, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Thriller, Sci-Fi | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Legion introduces the story of David Haller: Since he was a teenager, David has struggled with mental illness. Diagnosed as schizophrenic, David has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals for years. But after a strange encounter with a fellow patient, he's confronted with the possibility that the voices he hears and the visions he sees might be real. He's based on the Marvel comics character Legion, the son of X-Men founder Charles Xavier (played by Patrick Stewart and James McAvoy in the films), first introduced in 1985.


ElementaryElementary
CBS, 2012 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

Drama which envisions Arthur Conan Doyle's literary hero in the present day as a former Scotland Yard consultant who solves crimes for the NYPD alongside Joan Watson, his personal recovery assistant.


Percy Jackson and the OlympiansPercy Jackson and the Olympians
Disney+, 2023 Running | Drama, Action, Adventure, Fantasy | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.6/5

Demigod Percy Jackson leads a quest across America to prevent a war among the Olympian gods.


The Last KingdomThe Last Kingdom
BBC Two, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.6/5

This eight-episode, hourlong historical drama series is adapted from Bernard Cornwell's best-selling novels, The Saxon Stories by writer Stephen Butchard.