Saw the Movie? Read the Book!

These May movies are based on books:

Child 44Child 44

Child 44: based on Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith.
“The film was banned in Russia shortly after receiving the screening license.” (IMDb)

Far from the Madding CrowdFar from the Madding Crowd

Far from the Madding Crowd: based on Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy. (ebook)
“The movie was shot in 53 days.” (IMDb)

Special Mention:

Pitch Perfect 2Pitch Perfect

Pitch Perfect 2: the first Pitch Perfect movie is based on Pitch Perfect: The Quest for Collegiate A Cappella Glory by Mickey Rapkin.
“The Super Bowl spot for the film reportedly cost the distribution company a total $4.5 million. Given that the budget of the film is $20 million, the short ad used 20% of their entire production cost on 30 seconds of ad time.” (IMDb)