A Walk in the Woods (2015) Movie poster and book cover compared.

A Walk in the Woods

Ken Kwapis, 2015

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A Walk in the Woods
Bill Bryson, 1998

A Walk in the Woods is a movie directed by Ken Kwapis in 2015 and based on the book A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson, first published in 1998. The movie features Robert Redford, Emma Thompson, Kristen Schaal, Nick Nolte, Mary Steenburgen, Nick Offerman, and others.

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RATING

6.4

/ 10

Movie Poster: A Walk in the Woods (Ken Kwapis, 2015)

8.1

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Book Cover: A Walk in the Woods (Bill Bryson, 1998)

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AUDIOBOOK

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A Walk in the Woods

Read by: Rob McQuay

Storyline

Author Bill Bryson, after living for ten years in the UK, moved to New Hampshire. Now in his 60s, he had been living there peacefully. He decides the best way to connect with his homeland is to hike the Appalachian Trail with one of his oldest friends, Stephen Katz. Despite appearances, Stephen claims to be fit enough for the challenge. Bill’s wife is unhappy with his choice, but relents.

Movie vs Book

Poster of A Walk in the Woods, the 2015 movie by Ken Kwapis

Year

2015

Minutes

104

Movie Rate

6.40

Source: IMDb

Movie

A Walk in the Woods

Country: USA

Year: 2015

Length: 1h44m

Cover of A Walk in the Woods, the 1998 book by Bill Bryson

Year

1998

Pages

397

Book Rate

8.12

S: Goodreads

Book

A Walk in the Woods

Subtitle: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail

Country: USA

First published in: 1998

Length: 397 pages

Genre: Biography

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