WE'VE READ THE BOOK, NOW WE CAN'T WAIT FOR THE MOVIE [SHOWING SLIDE 9 OF 10]

There’s no reason to assume the book is always better than the movie. Of the film adaptations of books slated to be released in the next few months and into next year, however, these are the film versions of books we can’t wait to see. (We know that Fifty Shades of Grey is being made into a film, but haven’t we all had enough of that already?) So if you’re someone who likes to read the book before seeing the movie, here are our best bets.

Kirkus Star
by Tom Clancy

In theaters Dec. 25. Tom Clancy’s hero Jack Ryan (who he first introduced in Patriot Games) is the subject of the upcoming film Jack Ryan:Shadow Recruit starring Chris Pine.

Read our reviews of Clancy’s thrillers



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