American Son (2019) Movie poster and book cover compared.

American Son

Kenny Leon, 2019

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American Son
Christopher Demos-Brown, 2016

American Son is a movie directed by Kenny Leon in 2019 and based on the play of the same name by Christopher Demos-Brown, first published in 2016. The movie features Kerry Washington, Steven Pasquale, Jeremy Jordan, Eugene Lee, , and others.

What users say

“The book is better than the movie”

But the movie is worth watching.

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RATING

5.8

/ 10

Movie Poster: American Son (Kenny Leon, 2019)

7.3

/ 10

Book Cover: American Son (Christopher Demos-Brown, 2016)

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Storyline

On a stormy night in a Miami police station, Kendra Ellis-Connor is waiting for a report on the whereabouts of her son Jamal, who has suddenly disappeared. She asks for help from Officer Paul Larkin, a rookie cop who is unable to tell her anything about the incident, due to both protocol and a lack of knowledge of the incident, telling her that he has to wait for Lieutenant John Stokes, the AM shift liaison officer.

Genres

Movie vs Book

Poster of American Son, the 2019 movie by Kenny Leon

Year

2019

Minutes

90

Movie Rate

5.80

Source: IMDb

Movie

American Son

Country: USA

Year: 2019

Length: 1h30m

Cover of American Son, the 2016 book by Christopher Demos-Brown

Year

2016

Pages

76

Book Rate

7.30

S: Goodreads

Book

American Son

Country: USA

First published in: 2016

Length: 76 pages

Genre: Play

User polls & recommendations

Which is better?

Poster of American Son, the 2019 movie by Kenny Leon

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Cover of American Son, the 2016 book by Christopher Demos-Brown

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IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of American Son, the 2019 movie by Kenny Leon

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29% No

5 votes

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book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of American Son, the 2016 book by Christopher Demos-Brown

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50% No

5 votes

5 votes

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