Detective & Crime Movies Inspired by Agatha Christie’s Stories

WRITTEN BY Saumya Jaiswar entertainment

Murder On The Orient Express (2017)

Murder On The Orient Express is one of the most often adapted (or alluded to) of Christie's work.

Crooked House (2017)

The adaptation features a star-studded cast with a storyline full of twists and turns.

Ten Little Indians (1965)

It is based on her novel And Then There Were None. This movie is set in a mansion in the snowy Alps as ten people are invited to a remote location by a mysterious host.

Seven Dials Mystery (1981)

Seven Dials Mystery is based on the Christie novel of the same name and again follows a mystery after a murder.

Why Didn't They Ask Evans? (1980)

Why Didn't They Ask Evans? is a detective novel by Agatha Christie and the 1980 movie is based on the book of the same name.

Death on the Nile (1978)

Death on the Nile is Peter Ustinov's first outing as Hercule Poirot. The film takes place mostly on a paddle steamer traveling down the Nile River.

Murder, She Said (1961)

Murder, She Said is Dame Margaret Rutherford's first appearance as Miss Marple. Marple sees a woman strangled on a train.

Shubho Mahurat (2003)

Shubho Mahurat is a Bengali-language adaptation of Christie's 1962 novel The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side. In Mahurat, the main character is a film producer newly arrived in India.

Witness For The Prosecution (1957)

Billy Wilder directed this adaptation of Christie's short story of the same name. It starred Tyrone Power in his final film role as Leonard Vole, accused of murdering a widow.

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