On occasion of ‘Without Remorse’, ‘Jack Ryan’ author Tom Clancy’s Birth anniversary, here are five action films based out of books that stole our hearts!
The 1993 novel penned by Tom Clancy, Without Remorse’s adaptation will premiere on Amazon Prime Video on April 30, 2021. Let’s reminisce some more adaptations from books that turned the words written on a page to a film on screen. From pages of a book to the big screen, these are the 5 action films, that we absolutely love!
- James Bond
James Bond, the dapper and suave spy, and the face behind these lines is the most recognizable and enduring characters both on screen and on the page. The character was created by Ian Fleming, English author and journalist and became the protagonist for most of his works. In the books, and in the movies, Bond is a British spy who is deployed around the world on daring missions to protect Her Majesty’s government.
- Jack Ryan
Author Tom Clancy introduced the character of Jack Ryan in a series of books before Ryan headed to the big screen in several films. Now the former U.S. Marine is featured in an episodic series for the first time, with John Krasinski portraying Ryan in this Amazon original thriller that centers on Ryan as an up-and-coming CIA analyst.
- Without Remorse
A film based on Tom Clancy’s book that sees, Michael B Jordan’s return as Agent Kelly, the film also boasts in the likes of Jamie Bell, Jodie Turner-Smith and Guy Pearce among others. This is Amazon’s yet another adaptation of the famed author’s work, the novel that published in 1993, with the same title. All set to premiere across 240 countries and territories on Amazon Prime Video on April 30, 2021.
- Bourne Series
Bourne films are a series of action thriller films based on the character Jason Bourne, a CIA assassin suffering from dissociative amnesia who must figure out who he is, created by author Robert Ludlum. All three of Ludlum’s novels were adapted for the screen, featuring Matt Damon as the title character in each.
- Die Hard series
Die Hard is an American action film series that originated with Roderick Thorp’s novel Nothing Lasts Forever.Hoping to spend Christmas with his estranged wife, detective John McClane arrives in LA. However, he learns about a hostage situation in an office building and his wife is one of the hostages.
Books have a different charm but watching the story liven up on the screens, turning pages into cinema of these famous author’s books—- today’s day of celebrating Tom Clancy’s birth anniversary totally calls for a toast to all those stories.