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Astro Boy

David Bowers, 2009

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Astro Boy: The Movie
Scott Tipton, 2009

NOVELIZATION

Astro Boy: The Movie: The Official Movie Adaptation is a movie novelization written by Scott Tipton in 2009 and based on the movie Astro Boy, directed by David Bowers in 2009. The movie features Freddie Highmore, Kristen Bell, Nathan Lane, Samuel L. Jackson, Nicolas Cage, Bill Nighy, and others.

What users say

“The movie is better than the book”

But the book is worth reading.

The Movie is based on

Comic Book cover
Astro Boy (1952)
Comic Book by Osamu Tezuka

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RATING

6.3

/ 10

Movie Poster: Astro Boy (David Bowers, 2009)

8.6

/ 10

Book Cover: Astro Boy: The Movie (Scott Tipton, 2009)

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Storyline

Toby Tenma is a teenager who lives in the futuristic city-state of Metro City, that floats above the polluted surface on Earth. His father, Dr. Tenma, meets President Stone to show the Peacekeeper, an advanced defensive robot that will activate using the Blue and Red cores, two energy cores that emit respective opposing positive and negative energy created by Dr. Elefun.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Astro Boy, the 2009 movie by David Bowers

Year

2009

Minutes

94

Movie Rate

6.30

Source: IMDb

Movie

Astro Boy

Country: Hong Kong

Year: 2009

Length: 1h34m

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Cover of Astro Boy: The Movie, the 2009 book by Scott Tipton

Year

2009

Pages

27

Book Rate

8.66

S: Goodreads

Book

Astro Boy: The Movie

Subtitle: The Official Movie Adaptation

Country: USA

First published in: 2009

Length: 27 pages

Genre: Fiction

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User polls & recommendations

Which is better?

Poster of Astro Boy, the 2009 movie by David Bowers

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Cover of Astro Boy: The Movie, the 2009 book by Scott Tipton

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IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of Astro Boy, the 2009 movie by David Bowers

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11% No

8 votes

1 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Astro Boy: The Movie, the 2009 book by Scott Tipton

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25% No

3 votes

1 votes

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