If you're wondering what films based on books will release in Fall 2013 (August - December), BookBrowse has the answer! Below you will find films opening in the USA, UK and elsewhere. There are films for youth, films for adults, films based on classics and films based on recent bestsellers.
As the weather turns cooler, the days grow shorter, and fall gives way to winter, keep an eye out for these new films! And tell us which you'd like to see by taking our quick poll (click to this page then scroll to the bottom of the page to see the poll).
Films Premiering in the USA:
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
Starring: Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower, Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Director: Harald Zwart
Opens: August 21 in the USA (and 45 other countries near the same time)
When her mother disappears, Clary Fray learns that she descends from a line of warriors who protect our world from demons. She joins forces with others like her and heads into a dangerous alternate New York called Downworld.
Based on the first volume of the Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare, five volumes of which have been published, with a sixth due to be published in March 2014.
IMDB Rating: 6.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 44%
Starring: Chloë Grace Moretz, Julianne Moore, Judy Greer
Director: Kimberly Peirce
Opens: October 18 in the USA
Summary: A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.
A reimagining of the 1976 movie which starred Sissy Spacek, based on the creepy novel of the same name by Stephen King.
Not yet rated
Starring: Asa Butterfield, Abigail Breslin, Harrison Ford, Abigail Breslin and Ben Kingsley
Director: Gavin Hood
Opens: November 1 in USA (and in 25+ other countries through the end of 2013)
Summary: 70 years after a horrific alien war, an unusually gifted child is sent to an advanced military school in space to prepare for a future invasion.
Based on Orson Scott Card's Hugo and Nebula Award–winning 1994 novel Ender's Game.
Not yet rated
The Book Thief
Starring: Sophie Nélisse, Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson
Director: Brian Percival
Opens: November 15 in the USA (other countries from mid-Jan)
While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refuge is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, P.J. Byrne, Jon Favreau
Director: Martin Scorsese
Opens: November 15 in USA (and 15+ other countries through January 2014)
Summary: Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stockbroker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.
Based on the 2008 memoir by brokerage firm founder (and convicted stock market manipulator) Jordan Belfort.
Not yet rated
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth
Director: Francis Lawrence
Opens: November 22 in the USA (premieres in London on November 11 and then showing in 35+ other countries near the same time)
Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem.
Based on the second book in the Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins.
Rated: Not yet rated but is likely to be PG-13, the same as the first Hunger Games film.