CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER OF
AGATHA CHRISTIE MOVIES (UK & US)

1928
THE PASSING OF MR. QUINN

"The Passing of Mr. Quinn" was the first Christie film adaptation. It was based on her short story: "The Coming of Mr. Quinn." It was a British Mystery film starring Clifford Heatherley and Mary Brough.

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1931
ALIBI

Michael Morton's adaptation based on Agatha Christie's novel: "The Murder of Roger Ackroyd" It was the first film adaptation to feature Hercule Poirot. Starring Austin Trevor, Franklin Dyal and Elizabeth Allan.

 

1931
BLACK COFFEE

Based on Agatha Christie's play: "Black Coffee." Austin Trevor, once again, starred as Hercule Poirot, Adrianne Allan alongside Richard Cooper who played Captain Hastings.

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1934
LORD EDGWARE DIES

Lord Edgware Dies is a 1934 British mystery film directed by Henry Edwards and starring Austin Trevor, Jane Carr, and Richard Cooper. The film was based on the 1933 Agatha Christie novel Lord Edgware Dies.
AKA Thirteen at Dinner.

1937
LOVE FROM A STRANGER

"Love From a Stranger", a 1937 British drama film Directed by Rowland V. Lee and starring Ann Harding, Basil Rathbone and Binnie Hale. It is based on the 1936 play of the same name by Frank Vosper. In turn, the play was based on the 1924 short story Philomel Cottage, written by Agatha Christie.

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1945
AND THE THERE WERE NONE

"And Then There Were None", a 1945 film adaptation of Agatha Christie's best-selling 1939 mystery novel of the same name, directed by René Clair. It was released in the United Kingdom as Ten Little Indians, in keeping with a later United Kingdom title of Christie's novel.
It starred Barry Fitzgerald, Walter Huston and Louis Hayward.

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1947
A STRANGER WALKED IN (UK) / LOVE FROM A STRANGER (US)

"Love from a Stranger",  a 1947 American film directed by Richard Whorf and starring John Hodiak and Sylvia Sidney. The film is also known as "A Stranger Walked In" in the UK. It is based on the play of the same name by Frank Vosper inspired by the short story, Philomel Cottage, by Agatha Christie, which had previously been turned into a 1937 British film "Love From a Stranger" starring Basil Rathbone.

1957
WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION

"Witness for the Prosecution", a 1957 American film
co-adapted and directed by Billy Wilder and starring Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton, and Elsa Lanchester. Based on Agatha Christie's play of the same name

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1960
THE SPIDER'S WEB

"The Spider's Web", a 1960 British mystery film directed by Godfrey Grayson and starring Glynis Johns, John Justin, Cicely Courtneidge and Jack Hulbert. Based on Agatha Christie's play of the same name.

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1961
MURDER, SHE SAID

"Murder, She Said", a 1961 comedy/murder mystery film directed by George Pollock, based on the 1957 novel '4.50 from Paddington' by Agatha Christie. Starring Margaret Rutherford, Arthur Kennedy, Muriel Pavlow, James Robertson-Justice and Bud Tingwell. This was the first Agatha Christie film adaptation to feature Miss Marple.

1963
MURDER AT THE GALLOP

"Murder at the Gallop" (1963) was the second of four Miss Marple films made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and starring Margaret Rutherford. This adaptation was based on Agatha Christie's novel 'After The Funeral' which features Hercule Poirot instead of Miss Marple!

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1964
MURDER MOST FOUL

"Murder Most Foul" was the third of four Miss Marple films made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Loosely based on the 1952 novel 'Mrs McGinty's Dead' by Agatha Christie, it stars Margaret Rutherford as Miss Jane Marple, Charles Tingwell as Inspector Craddock, and Stringer Davis (Rutherford's real-life husband) as Mr Stringer.

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1964
MURDER AHOY!

"Murder Ahoy!" was the fourth, and final film made by MGM and starring Margaret Rutherford as Miss Marple. It was also an original film, not based on any book, although it borrows some elements of Agatha Christie's novel 'They Do It With Mirrors'.

1965
TEN LITTLE INDIANS

"Ten Little Indians", a 1965 film directed by George Pollock. Starring Shirley Eaton, Hugh O'Brian and Wilfred Hyde-White. 
It was the second film version of Agatha Christie's 1939 detective novel of the same name, based on the play And Then There Were None.

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1965
THE ALPHABET MURDERS

"The Alphabet Murders", a 1965 British detective film directed by Frank Tashlin and starring Tony Randall as Hercule Poirot. It is based on the 1936 novel The A.B.C. Murders by Agatha Christie.

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1972
ENDLESS NIGHT

"Endless Night", a 1972 British horror-mystery film directed by Sidney Gilliat and Starring Hayley Mills, Britt Ekland, Per Oscarsson, Hywel Bennett, and George Sanders. This adaptation was based on Agatha Christie's 1967 novel of the same name.

1974
MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS

Perhaps THE most well known and best loved of Agatha Christie's works, Murder on the Orient Express was brought to the screen in 1974 by Sidney Lumet. 
Murder, intrigue, and a star-studded cast make this stylish production of Murder on the Orient Express one of the best Agatha Christie adaptations of all time. Starring Albert Finney as Hercule Poirot alongside Sean Connery, Ingrid Bergman, Lauren Bacall and Sir John Guilgud made this the first Blockbuster Movie based on Agatha's works.

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1974
AND THEN THERE WERE NONE

"And Then There Were None" (also known as "Ten Little Indians" in the US) is a 1974 film adaptation of Agatha Christie's best-selling 1939 mystery novel of the same name. The film was directed by Peter Collinson and produced by Harry Alan Towers. Starring Sir Richard Attenborough, Oliver Reed, Elke Sommer and Charles Aznavour, it became an International hit.

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1978
DEATH ON THE NILE

A Box Office Smash! Taking a staggering $14,560,084 in the US. 
"Death on the Nile", a 1978 British mystery film based on Agatha Christie's 1937 novel of the same name, and 'Murder on the Nile' the play based on the same novel, directed by John Guillermin and adapted by Anthony Shaffer. It starred Peter Ustinov as Hercule Poirot, his first of 6 portrayals for the screen. A star-studded cast joined Ustinov in this, the most famous adaptation of Death on the Nile: ANgela Lansbury, Jane Birkin, Lois Chiles, Mia Farrow, Simon MacCorkindale, Maggie Smith, David Niven and the great Bette Davis.

1980
THE MIRROR CRACK'D

"The Mirror Crack'd", a 1980 British mystery film directed by Guy Hamilton from a screenplay by Jonathan Hales and Barry Sandler, based on Agatha Christie's 1962 Miss Marple novel 'The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side'.
Starring Angela Lansbury as Miss Marple, alongside Elizabeth Taylor, Tony Curtis and Kim Novak.

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1982
EVIL UNDER THE SUN

Probably the most comedic of all of Agatha Christie's adaptations, "Evil Under the Sun", starring Peter Ustinov reprising his role of Hercule Poirot is joined by the wonderfully funny Maggie Smith and the late, great Diana Rigg, as 'old sparring partners' Daphne Castle and Arlene Stewart-Marshall, respectively.

"Evil Under the Sun", a 1982 British locked-room mystery film based on the 1941 novel of the same name by Agatha Christie and directed by Guy Hamilton. 

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1985
ORDEAL BY INNOCENCE

"Ordeal by Innocence", a 1985 mystery film directed by Desmond Davis. It stars Donald Sutherland, Faye Dunaway, Christopher Plummer and Sarah Miles. It is based on the 1958 Agatha Christie novel of the same name. This was the first adaptation made from her famous book.

1988
APPOINTMENT WITH DEATH

"Appointment with Death", a 1988 American mystery film Produced and Directed by Michael Winner. Made by 'Golan-Globus Productions', the film is an adaptation of the 1938 Agatha Christie novel of the same name and featuring Hercule Poirot, played by Peter Ustinov on his third case as the Belgian detective. He is joined by Lauren Bacall, Carrie Fisher, Jenny Seagrove and Hayley Mills.

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1989
TEN LITTLE INDIANS

"Ten Little Indians", a 1989 mystery film directed by Alan Birkinshaw. The fourth English-language screen adaptation of Agatha Christie's 1939 novel And Then There Were None, it was the third version to be produced by Harry Alan Towers, following his 1965 and 1974 adaptations. This adaptation is set on an African Safari with an unknown killer amongst a group of ten safari-goers. Starring Donald Pleasance and Frank Stallone.

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2017
MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS

Another Box Office smash of $352.8 million in the US. 
"Murder on the Orient Express",  a 2017 mystery thriller film directed by Kenneth Brannagh with a screenplay by Michael Green, based on the 1934 novel of the same name by Agatha Christie.
This was the first adaptation to feature Sir Kenneth Brannagh as Hercule Poirot. He was joined by a star-studded cast including Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz, Dame Judi Dench, Sir Derek Jacobi, Tom Bateman and Hugh Bonneville.

2017
CROOKED HOUSE

"Crooked House", a British-American mystery film directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner, based on Agatha Christie's 1949 novel of the same name. The film stars Max Irons, Terence Stamp, Glenn Close, Gillian Anderson, and Stefanie Martini.

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COMING SOON....

23rd October 2020

"Death on the Nile" is an upcoming 2020 American mystery thriller film directed by Kenneth Brannagh, with a screenplay by Michael Green. It is based on the Agatha Christie novel of the same title. Sir Kenneth Brannagh reprises his role as Hercule Poirot and it is the sequel to his 2017 blockbuster, Murder on the Orient Express.
The cast was announced a few months ago and we are expecting to see; Gal Gadot, Tom Bateman, Armie Hammer, Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders and Annette Benning.