Fever Pitch (1997) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Fever Pitch

David Evans, 1997

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Fever Pitch
Nick Hornby, 1992

Fever Pitch is a movie directed by David Evans in 1997 and inspired by the book of the same name by Nick Hornby, first published in 1992. The movie features Colin Firth, Ruth Gemmell, Luke Aikman, Bea Guard, Neil Pearson, Richard Claxton, and others.

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RATING

6.7

/ 10

Movie Poster: Fever Pitch (David Evans, 1997)

7.5

/ 10

Book Cover: Fever Pitch (Nick Hornby, 1992)

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Storyline

English teacher Paul Ashworth believes his long standing obsession with Arsenal serves him well. But then he meets Sarah. Their relationship develops in tandem with Arsenal’s roller coaster fortunes in the football league, both leading to a nail biting climax.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Fever Pitch, the 1997 movie by David Evans

Year

1997

Minutes

102

Movie Rate

6.70

Source: IMDb

Movie

Fever Pitch

Country: UK

Year: 1997

Length: 1h42m

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Cover of Fever Pitch, the 1992 book by Nick Hornby

Year

1992

Pages

247

Book Rate

7.50

S: Goodreads

Book

Fever Pitch

Country: UK

First published in: 1992

Length: 247 pages

Genre: Biography

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Other screen adaptations of the book

Movie poster
Fever Pitch (2005)
Movie by Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly

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Poster of Fever Pitch, the 1997 movie by David Evans

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Cover of Fever Pitch, the 1992 book by Nick Hornby

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Poster of Fever Pitch, the 1997 movie by David Evans

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Cover of Fever Pitch, the 1992 book by Nick Hornby

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