Gorillas in the Mist (1988) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Gorillas in the Mist

Michael Apted, 1988

VS3

Gorillas in the Mist
Dian Fossey, 1983

Gorillas in the Mist is a movie directed by Michael Apted in 1988 and based on the book of the same name by Dian Fossey, first published in 1983. The movie features Sigourney Weaver, John Omirah Miluwi, Bryan Brown, Julie Harris, Iain Cuthbertson, Iain Glen, and others.

What users say

“The movie is better than the book”

But the book is worth reading.

Watch & Read

Get movie and book on Amazon

RATING

7

/ 10

Movie Poster: Gorillas in the Mist (Michael Apted, 1988)

8.3

/ 10

Book Cover: Gorillas in the Mist (Dian Fossey, 1983)

*Note: As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases.

Storyline

Occupational therapist Dian Fossey is inspired by anthropologist Louis Leakey to devote her life to the study of primates. They travel to the Congo, where Leakey and his foundation equip her to make contact with the gorillas, and introduce her to a local animal tracker, Sembagar.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Gorillas in the Mist, the 1988 movie by Michael Apted

Year

1988

Minutes

129

Movie Rate

7.00

Source: IMDb

Movie

Gorillas in the Mist

Original title: Gorillas in the Mist: The Story of Dian Fossey

Country: USA

Year: 1988

Length: 2h9m

*Provided by Amazon

Cover of Gorillas in the Mist, the 1983 book by Dian Fossey

Year

1983

Pages

326

Book Rate

8.30

S: Goodreads

Book

Gorillas in the Mist

Country: USA

First published in: 1983

Length: 326 pages

Genre: Biography

User polls & recommendations

Which is better?

Poster of Gorillas in the Mist, the 1988 movie by Michael Apted

Movie

0

%

6 VOTES

*You can vote only
once in this poll.

Cover of Gorillas in the Mist, the 1983 book by Dian Fossey

Book

0

%

5 VOTES

*You can vote only
once in this poll.

movie

IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of Gorillas in the Mist, the 1988 movie by Michael Apted

WATCH

Yes

0

%

25% No

9 votes

3 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Gorillas in the Mist, the 1983 book by Dian Fossey

READ

Yes

0

%

30% No

7 votes

3 votes

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

LISTS AND GROUPS

Related Lists

Book GenreBiographies

Biopic movies have always been popular. The books they’re based on are an opportunity to delve into the lives of those characters.