Horror & Thriller Movies Adapted From Books

The movies below use a book, comic book, or graphic novel as source material.

Movie Name Director Year Jump Count Jump Scare Rating Netflix (US)
1408 Mikael Håfström 2007 8 3.0 No
1922 Zak Hilditch 2017 2 1.0 Yes
30 Days of Night David Slade 2007 9 2.5 No
Amityville: The Awakening Franck Khalfoun 2017 11 3.0 No
Bird Box Susanne Bier 2018 4 0.5 Yes
Bram Stoker’s Dracula Francis Ford Coppola 1992 1 0.5 No
Carrie Brian De Palma 1976 1 0.5 No
Carrie Kimberly Peirce 2013 4 1.0 No
Cell Tod Williams 2016 5 2.0 No
Children of the Corn Fritz Kiersch 1984 8 3.0 No
Cujo Lewis Teague 1983 4 1.0 No
Dreamcatcher Lawrence Kasdan 2003 16 3.0 No
Gerald’s Game Mike Flanagan 2017 3 0.5 Yes
Goosebumps Rob Letterman 2015 10 2.5 No
Gretel & Hansel Oz Perkins 2020 5 1.5 No
Hannibal Ridley Scott 2001 2 0.5 No
Hannibal Rising Peter Webber 2007 0 0.0 No
Hellboy Guillermo del Toro 2004 6 1.5 No
I Am Legend Francis Lawrence 2007 9 2.5 No
I Am Not a Serial Killer Billy O’Brien 2016 3 1.0 No
I Know What You Did Last Summer Jim Gillespie 1997 13 3.5 Yes
In the Tall Grass Vincenzo Natali 2019 4 1.0 Yes
Interview With the Vampire Neil Jordan 1994 6 2.0 No
It Andy Muschietti 2017 23 4.0 No
It Chapter Two Andy Muschietti 2019 24 4.0 No
Jurassic Park Steven Spielberg 1993 9 2.5 No
Jurassic World Colin Trevorrow 2015 5 2.0 No
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom J.A. Bayona 2018 7 2.0 No
Let Me In Matt Reeves 2010 3 0.5 No
Let The Right One In Tomas Alfredson 2008 2 0.5 No
Misery Rob Reiner 1990 3 0.5 No
Odd Thomas Stephen Sommers 2013 10 3.0 No
Pet Sematary Kevin Kölsch, Dennis Widmyer 2019 14 3.5 No
Pet Sematary Mary Lambert 1989 13 3.5 No
Red Dragon Brett Ratner 2002 6 2.0 No
Ringu: Kanzenban Chisui Takigawa 1995 2 0.5 No
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark André Øvredal 2019 8 3.0 No
Secret Window David Koepp 2004 10 2.0 No
Silver Bullet Dan Attias 1985 15 3.0 No
The Exorcist William Friedkin 1973 10 1.5 No
The Exorcist III William Peter Blatty 1990 11 2.5 No
The Haunting Robert Wise 1963 3 1.0 No
The House with a Clock in Its Walls Eli Roth 2018 8 1.5 No
The Little Stranger Lenny Abrahamson 2018 0 0.0 No
The Meg Jon Turteltaub 2018 18 3.5 No
The Ring Virus Kim Dong-bin 1999 3 0.5 No
The Ritual David Bruckner 2017 15 3.0 Yes
The Shining Stanley Kubrick 1980 3 0.5 Yes
The Silence of the Lambs Jonathan Demme 1991 0 0.0 No
The Snowman Tomas Alfredson 2017 9 2.0 No
The Turning Floria Sigismondi 2020 13 3.5 No
The Woman in Black James Watkins 2012 16 4.0 No
Zodiac David Fincher 2007 3 0.5 No