What Clive Cussler books have been turned into movies?

Clive Cussler, the bestselling author whose novels Raise the Titanic! and, much to his greater disappointment, Sahara, were made into movies, died Monday at his home in Scottsdale, AZ. He was 88.

Why are there not more Clive Cussler movies?

Cussler, only five years into his writing career when the movie was filmed in 1978, did not have any creative control over the production. After the debacle of that film, which was both a critical and commercial flop, Cussler promised never to sell the rights to any of his novels to Hollywood ever again.

In what order should I read Clive Cussler books?

For more information (and the chronological order), got to the dedicated Isaac Bell Adventures Reading Order.

  • The Chase (2007)
  • The Wrecker (2009)
  • The Spy (2010)
  • The Race (2011)
  • The Thief (2012)
  • The Striker (2013)
  • The Bootlegger (2014)
  • The Assassin (2015)

Was Clive Cussler in Raise the Titanic?

The book was adapted into a 1980 feature film, Raise the Titanic, directed by Jerry Jameson. The film was produced by Lord Grade’s ITC Entertainment….Raise the Titanic!

First edition (US, hardcover).
Author Clive Cussler
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Are there any Dirk Pitt movies?

“Raise the Titanic” was disaster enough. But someone gave Cussler those approvals and, now, the first Dirk Pitt movie, “Sahara” (no, we don’t count “Raise the Titanic,” either), was finally completed and released.

Was there supposed to be a sequel to Sahara?

McConaughey also kept a running blog of his trip on MTV’s entertainment website. According to McConaughey, this film was intended to be the first in a franchise based on Clive Cussler’s Dirk Pitt novels (much like the James Bond one), but the poor box-office performance has stalled plans for a sequel.

Do the Dirk Pitt novels need to be read in order?

Each of the series is well worth reading in chronological order, although it is not necessarily a must. If you do want to read the Dirk Pitt series in proper chronological order, you should start with Pacific Vortex which was published after The Mediterranean Caper but the events within come first.

Is Dirk Pitt a real person?

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Dirk Pitt is a fictional character created by American novelist Clive Cussler and featured in a series of novels published from 1976 to 2019. Pitt is a larger-than-life hero reminiscent of pulp magazine icon Doc Savage.

Is Sahara slithering light on Netflix?

Sahara: Slithering Light is a 2019 French-Canadian 3D computer animated film and a sequel to Sahara (2017). It was produced by StudioCanal and Mandarian films with Pierre Coré returning to direct. It was released on the 8th of February in France and on Netflix on the 22nd of May.