Novelist Elmore Leonard died aged 87 in Detroit. He is author of 45 novels, nine screenplays and three short stories. His crime fiction books were taken to the big screen starring some of Hollywood's most acclaimed actors.
Watch below trailers for the best film adaptations:
Out of Sight (1998)
Jackie Brown (1997)
Get Shorty (1995)
Mr. Majestyk (1974)