Boy Erased (2018) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Boy Erased

Joel Edgerton, 2018

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Boy Erased
Garrard Conley, 2016

Boy Erased is a movie directed by Joel Edgerton in 2018 and based on the book Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith, and Family by Garrard Conley, first published in 2016. The movie features Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, Joel Edgerton, Xavier Dolan, Troye Sivan, and others.

What users say

“The movie is better than the book”

But the book is worth reading.

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RATING

6.9

/ 10

Movie Poster: Boy Erased (Joel Edgerton, 2018)

7.2

/ 10

Book Cover: Boy Erased (Garrard Conley, 2016)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of Boy Erased, the 2016 book by Garrard Conley.

Boy Erased

Read by: Michael Crouch

Storyline

Jared Eamons is the son of Marshall Eamons, a successful car dealer and Baptist preacher in Arkansas, and Nancy Eamons, a self-styled hairdresser. He begins his first day at the Love In Action gay conversion therapy assessment program in Memphis, Tennessee. Chief therapist Victor Sykes tells the group that their sexuality is a choice influenced by poor parenting.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Boy Erased, the 2018 movie by Joel Edgerton

Year

2018

Minutes

115

Movie Rate

6.90

Source: IMDb

Movie

Boy Erased

Country: Australia

Year: 2018

Length: 1h55m

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Cover of Boy Erased, the 2016 book by Garrard Conley

Year

2016

Pages

340

Book Rate

7.26

S: Goodreads

Book

Boy Erased

Subtitle: A Memoir of Identity, Faith, and Family

Country: USA

First published in: 2016

Length: 340 pages

Genre: Biography

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Which is better?

Poster of Boy Erased, the 2018 movie by Joel Edgerton

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Cover of Boy Erased, the 2016 book by Garrard Conley

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IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of Boy Erased, the 2018 movie by Joel Edgerton

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25% No

6 votes

2 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Boy Erased, the 2016 book by Garrard Conley

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36% No

7 votes

4 votes

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