Agatha Christie Books and Movies

Agatha Christie (September 1890 – 12 January 1976) was an English mystery writer and until now stays the most translated author in the world. She remains the best-selling novelist of all time, and the novel "And Then There Were None" is the world's best-selling mystery ever.

She released her first novel "The Mysterious Affair at Styles" in 1920 when she was 30. Sixty nine years later, in 1989, this mystery novel was made into movie "Agatha Christie's Poirot".

She wrote one hundred and twenty-seven novels and short stories. eleven literature works where published post mortem. The most re-printed Christie's mystery novel is "The Mysterious Affair at Styles".

Book-lovers are welcome to enjoy Agatha Christie book list in chronological order, which includes novels, radio and television plays, short stories and novels written under the pen name Mary Westmacott together with all the movies and features based on her works. Movie fans can transform this list into a pure filmography. Hercule Poirot's and Miss Marple's admirers can use our unique "Series list" tool to see the listing by series.

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Showing 16 latest screened books by Agatha Christie. Show all books

Sleeping Murder (1976)
Series: Miss Marple

One movie and six episodes of three TV series are based on this book.

  • Les petits meurtres d'Agatha Christie
    Un meurtre en sommeil (#3.2)
    TV Series; 2012; France, Switzerland
    Director: Eric Woreth
  • Agasa Kurisutî no meitantei Powaro to Mâpuru
    TV Series (4 episodes); 2004; Japan
  • Agatha Christie's Marple
    Sleeping Murder (#2.1)
    TV Series; 2004; UK
    Director: Edward Hall
  • Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Sleeping Murder
    TV Movie; 1987; Australia, UK, USA
    Director: John Davies
Hickory Dickory Dock (1955)
Series: Hercule Poirot
  • Les petits meurtres d'Agatha Christie
    Pension Vanilos (#6.1)
    TV Series; 2015; France
    Director: Eric Woreth
  • Agatha Christie's Poirot
    Hickory Dickory Dock (#6.2)
    TV Series; 1989; UK
    Director: Andrew Grieve
Mrs McGinty's Dead (1952)
Series: Hercule Poirot
  • Les petits meurtres d'Agatha Christie
    Mademoiselle Mac Ginty est morte (#6.3)
    TV Series; 2015; France
    Director: Eric Woreth
  • Agatha Christie's Poirot
    Mrs McGinty's Dead (#11.1)
    TV Series; 1989; UK
    Director: Ashley Pearce
  • Murder Most Foul
    1964; UK
    Director: George Pollock
They Do It with Mirrors (1952)
Series: Miss Marple

Three movies and two episodes of two TV series are based on this book.

  • Les petits meurtres d'Agatha Christie
    Jeux de glaces (#4.1)
    TV Series; 2009; France, Switzerland
    Director: Eric Woreth
  • Agatha Christie's Marple
    They Do It with Mirrors (#4.3)
    TV Series; 2004; UK
    Director: Andy Wilson
  • Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: They Do It with Mirrors
    TV Movie; 1991; UK, USA
    Director: Norman Stone
  • Murder with Mirrors
    TV Movie; 1985; UK, USA
    Director: Dick Lowry
  • Murder Ahoy
    1964; UK
    Director: George Pollock
A Murder is Announced (1950)
Series: Miss Marple

Two movies and two episodes of two TV series are based on this book.

  • Les petits meurtres d'Agatha Christie
    Murder Party (#6.4)
    TV Series; 2015; France
    Director: Eric Woreth
  • Agatha Christie's Marple
    A Murder Is Announced (#1.4)
    TV Series; 2004; UK
    Director: John Strickland
  • Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: A Murder Is Announced
    TV Movie; 1985; Australia, UK, USA
    Director: David Giles
  • Goodyear Television Playhouse
    A Murder Is Announced (#6.5)
    1951; USA
    Director: Paul Stanley
The Hollow (1946)
Series: Hercule Poirot
  • Les petits meurtres d'Agatha Christie
    Un cadavre sur l'oreiller (#3.1)
    TV Series; 2009; France, Switzerland
    Director: Eric Woreth
  • Agatha Christie's Poirot
    The Hollow (#9.4)
    TV Series; 1989; UK
    Director: Simon Langton
  • Kiken na onnatachi
    1985; Japan
    Director: Yoshitarô Nomura
Sparkling Cyanide (1945)
Series: Colonel Race
  • Les petits meurtres d'Agatha Christie
    Meurtre au champagne (#4.2)
    TV Series; 2009; France, Switzerland
    Director: Eric Woreth
  • Sparkling Cyanide
    TV Movie; 2003; UK
    Director: Tristram Powell
  • Sparkling Cyanide
    TV Movie; 1983; USA
    Director: Robert Michael Lewis
N or M? (1941)
Series: Tommy and Tuppence
  • Partners in Crime
    TV Series (3 episodes); 2015; UK
Murder is Easy (1939)
Series: Superintendent Battle
  • Les petits meurtres d'Agatha Christie
    Un meurtre est-il facile? (#6.2)
    TV Series; 2015; France
    Director: Marc Angelo
  • Agatha Christie's Marple
    Murder Is Easy (#4.2)
    TV Series; 2004; UK
    Director: Hettie Macdonald
  • Murder Is Easy
    TV Movie; 1982; USA
    Director: Claude Whatham
Ten Little Niggers (1939)

Thirteen movies, five episodes of three TV series, and one video game are based on this book.

  • And Then There Were None
    TV Series (3 episodes); 2015; UK
  • Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None
    Video Game; 2005; USA
    Director: Scott Nixon
  • Suspicions
    1995; USA
    Director: Michael Sperrazza
  • Ten Little Indians
    1989; UK
    Director: Alan Birkinshaw
  • Desyat negrityat
    1987; Soviet Union
    Director: Stanislav Govorukhin
  • Ten Little Maidens
    1985; USA
    Director: John Seeman
  • Ein Unbekannter rechnet ab
    1974; France, Italy, Spain, UK, West Germany
    Director: Peter Collinson
  • Au théâtre ce soir
    Dix petits nègres
    TV Series; 1970; France
    Director: Pierre Sabbagh
  • Zehn kleine Negerlein
    TV Movie; 1969; West Germany
    Director: Hans Quest
  • Ten Little Indians
    1965; UK
    Director: George Pollock
  • Gumnaam
    1965; India
    Director: Raja Nawathe
  • Ten Little Indians
    TV Movie; 1959; USA
    Director: Paul Bogart, Philip F. Falcone, Leo Farrenkopf, Dan Zampino
  • ITV Play of the Week
    Ten Little Niggers (#4.20)
    1955; UK
  • Teledrama
    O Caso dos Dez Negrinhos (#3.6)
    TV Series; 1955; Brazil
  • Grande Teatro Tupi
    O Caso dos Dez Negrinhos (#13.39)
    1951; Brazil
    Director: Luiz Gallon, Wanda Kosmo
  • Ten Little Niggers
    TV Movie; 1949; UK
  • And Then There Were None
    1945; USA
    Director: René Clair
The A.B.C. Murders (1936)
Series: Hercule Poirot

Two movies and five episodes of two TV series are based on this book.

  • Grandmaster
    2012; India
    Director: B. Unnikrishnan
  • Les petits meurtres d'Agatha Christie
    Les meurtres ABC (#1.1)
    TV Series; 2009; France, Switzerland
    Director: Eric Woreth
  • Agasa Kurisutî no meitantei Powaro to Mâpuru
    TV Series (4 episodes); 2004; Japan
  • The Alphabet Murders
    1965; UK
    Director: Frank Tashlin
Cards on the Table (1936)
Series: Hercule Poirot
  • Chorabali
    2016; India
    Director: Subhrajit Mitra
  • Les petits meurtres d'Agatha Christie
    Cartes sur table (#5.2)
    TV Series; 2014; France, Switzerland
    Director: Eric Woreth
  • Agatha Christie's Poirot
    Cards on the Table (#10.2)
    TV Series; 1989; UK
    Director: Sarah Harding
Murder on the Orient Express (1934)
Series: Hercule Poirot

Four movies, one episode of one TV series, and one video game are based on this book.

  • Oriento kyuukou satsujin jiken
    2015; Japan
    Director: Keita Kono
  • Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express
    Video Game; 2006; USA
    Director: Mike Adams, Scott Nixon
  • Murder on the Orient Express
    TV Movie; 2001; USA
    Director: Carl Schenkel
  • Agatha Christie's Poirot
    Murder on the Orient Express (#12.4)
    TV Series; 1989; UK
    Director: Philip Martin
  • Murder on the Orient Express
    1974; UK
    Director: Sidney Lumet
  • Die Galerie der großen Detektive
    Hercule Poirot klärt den Mord im Orient-Express auf (#1.7)
    1954; West Germany
    Director: Peter A. Horn
  • Les petits meurtres d'Agatha Christie
    Pourquoi pas Martin? (#4.4)
    TV Series; 2009; France, Switzerland
    Director: Marc Angelo
  • Agatha Christie's Marple
    Why Didn't They Ask Evans? (#4.4)
    TV Series; 2004; UK
    Director: Nicholas Renton
  • Why Didn't They Ask Evans?
    TV Movie; 1980; UK
    Director: John Davies, Tony Wharmby
Partners in Crime (1929) Short stories collection

Four movies and thirteen episodes of two TV series are based on this book.

  • Partners in Crime
    TV Series (3 episodes); 2015; UK
  • Associés contre le crime...
    2012; France
    Director: Pascal Thomas
  • Le grand alibi
    2008; France
    Director: Pascal Bonitzer
  • Le crime est notre affaire
    2008; France
    Director: Pascal Thomas
  • Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime
    TV Series (10 episodes); 1983; UK
  • Nash Airflyte Theatre
    The Case of the Missing Lady (#1.12)
    1950; USA
    Director: Marc Daniels
The Murder on the Links (1923)
Series: Hercule Poirot
  • Les petits meurtres d'Agatha Christie
    Le crime ne paie pas (#5.3)
    TV Series; 2014; France, Switzerland
    Director: Marc Angelo
  • Agatha Christie's Poirot
    Murder on the Links (#7.1)
    TV Series; 1989; UK
    Director: Andrew Grieve

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Other interesting stuff
Up to now Agatha Christie's detective stories continue to be a source of inspiration for the cinematograph.

Agatha Christie is one of the most popular authors in Japan. During 2004-2005 Japanese producers have made an 35-episode TV series based on Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple stories. Also, Japan film industry released 3 movies based on Christie's novels.

In 1930 Agatha Christie published the first romance under the nom de plume Mary Westmacott. And she kept a secret for 19 years until a columnist for the London Sunday Times revealed the true person behind the pseudonym Mary Westmacott in 1949.

Agatha managed to write an average of 2.3 novels a year through her writing life. --- 127


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