Here is a list of the best crime movies based on books, as voted on by you! Films based on crime novels have held some of the most acclaim and popularity in the world of cinema. People will flock to theatres to see new movies based on crime fiction whether they’ve read the book or not. Fans of any crime book will see an adaptation of their favorite novel; which if poorly made will be viewed as worse as any misdeed or transgression in the story. While others who are non-readers will see the movie, so they don’t have to read the book (the perfect crime)!
So, peruse the list and let your voice be heard in our rankings down below. The only real crime here is if you don’t share this list with your friends and rank the crime movies adapted from books you think are best! Don't see your favorite adaptation on the list, feel free to add it and check back to see how others rank your selections.