Heaven's Prisoners (1996) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Heaven's Prisoners

Phil Joanou, 1996

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Heaven's Prisoners
James Lee Burke, 1988

Heaven’s Prisoners is a movie directed by Phil Joanou in 1996 and based on the book of the same name by James Lee Burke, first published in 1988. The movie features Alec Baldwin, Kelly Lynch, Mary Stuart Masterson, Eric Roberts, Teri Hatcher, Vondie Curtis-Hall, and others.

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RATING

5.8

/ 10

Movie Poster: Heaven's Prisoners (Phil Joanou, 1996)

8.2

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Book Cover: Heaven's Prisoners (James Lee Burke, 1988)

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Audiobook cover of Heaven's Prisoners, the 1988 book by James Lee Burke.

Heaven's Prisoners

Read by: Will Patton

Storyline

Dave Robicheaux, a seasoned New Orleans police officer, eventually renounces the badge and begins a new life with his wife on a swamp. However, he returns to the conflict after a strange plane crash when his family is brutally threatened.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Heaven's Prisoners, the 1996 movie by Phil Joanou

Year

1996

Minutes

132

Movie Rate

5.80

Source: IMDb

Movie

Heaven's Prisoners

Country: USA

Year: 1996

Length: 2h12m

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Cover of Heaven's Prisoners, the 1988 book by James Lee Burke

Year

1988

Pages

308

Book Rate

8.20

S: Goodreads

Book

Heaven's Prisoners

Country: USA

First published in: 1988

Length: 308 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Cover of Heaven's Prisoners, the 1988 book by James Lee Burke

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