A Game of Death (1945) Movie poster and book cover compared.

A Game of Death

Robert Wise, 1945

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The Most Dangerous Game
Richard Connell, 1924

A Game of Death is a movie directed by Robert Wise in 1945 and based on the book The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell, first published in 1924. The movie features John Loder, Audrey Long, Edgar Barrier, Russell Wade, Russell Hicks, Jason Robards Sr., and others.

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RATING

5.9

/ 10

Movie Poster: A Game of Death (Robert Wise, 1945)

7.8

/ 10

Book Cover: The Most Dangerous Game (Richard Connell, 1924)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of The Most Dangerous Game, the 1924 book by Richard Connell.

The Most Dangerous Game

Read by: Matt Montanez

Storyline

Don Rainsford, a shipwrecked man, washes up on the Caribbean island of a murderous big-game hunter who hunts humans for his own island habitat. A gripping adventure story that the legendary J. Roy Hunt expertly captured in gorgeous black and white.

Movie vs Book

Poster of A Game of Death, the 1945 movie by Robert Wise

Year

1945

Minutes

72

Movie Rate

5.90

Source: IMDb

Movie

A Game of Death

Country: USA

Year: 1945

Length: 1h12m

Cover of The Most Dangerous Game, the 1924 book by Richard Connell

Year

1924

Pages

48

Book Rate

7.88

S: Goodreads

Book

The Most Dangerous Game

Country: USA

First published in: 1924

Length: 48 pages

Genre: Fiction

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The Pest (1997)
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Most Dangerous Game (2020-)
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Movie by Edward Drake
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Movie by Christian Jelen

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Cover of The Most Dangerous Game, the 1924 book by Richard Connell

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42% No

7 votes

5 votes

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