Hellboy (2004) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Hellboy

Guillermo del Toro, 2004

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Hellboy
Yvonne Navarro, 1997

NOVELIZATION

Hellboy is a movie novelization written by Yvonne Navarro in 1997 and based on the movie of the same name, directed by Guillermo del Toro in 2004. The movie features Ron Perlman, John Hurt, Selma Blair, Rupert Evans, Karel Roden, Jeffrey Tambor, 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
Hellboy: Seed of Destruction (1993)
Comic Book by Mike Mignola, John Byrne

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RATING

6.8

/ 10

Movie Poster: Hellboy (Guillermo del Toro, 2004)

7.2

/ 10

Book Cover: Hellboy (Yvonne Navarro, 1997)

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Storyline

In 1944, with the help of Russian mystic Grigori Rasputin, the Nazis build a dimensional portal off the coast of Scotland and intend to free the Ogdru Jahad to aid them in defeating the Allies. An Allied team destroys the portal, guided by a young scientist named Trevor Bruttenholm (colloquially known as Broom).

Movie vs Book

Poster of Hellboy, the 2004 movie by Guillermo del Toro

Year

2004

Minutes

122

Movie Rate

6.80

Source: IMDb

Movie

Hellboy

Country: USA

Year: 2004

Length: 2h2m

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Cover of Hellboy, the 1997 book by Yvonne Navarro

Year

1997

Pages

295

Book Rate

7.20

S: Goodreads

Book

Hellboy

Country: USA

First published in: 1997

Length: 295 pages

Genre: Fiction

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User polls & recommendations

Which is better?

Poster of Hellboy, the 2004 movie by Guillermo del Toro

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Cover of Hellboy, the 1997 book by Yvonne Navarro

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1 VOTES

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movie

IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of Hellboy, the 2004 movie by Guillermo del Toro

WATCH

Yes

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11% No

8 votes

1 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Hellboy, the 1997 book by Yvonne Navarro

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Yes

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25% No

3 votes

1 votes

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