I Am Legend (2007) Movie poster and book cover compared.

I Am Legend

Francis Lawrence, 2007

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I Am Legend
Richard Matheson, 1954

I Am Legend is a movie directed by Francis Lawrence in 2007 and inspired by the book of the same name by Richard Matheson, first published in 1954. The movie features Will Smith, Alice Braga, Charlie Tahan, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Willow Smith, Darrell Foster, and others.

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RATING

7.2

/ 10

Movie Poster: I Am Legend (Francis Lawrence, 2007)

8.1

/ 10

Book Cover: I Am Legend (Richard Matheson, 1954)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of I Am Legend, the 1954 book by Richard Matheson.

I Am Legend

Read by: Robertson Dean

Storyline

In 2009, a genetically re-engineered measles virus, originally created as a cure for cancer, turns lethal. Neville’s daily routine includes experimenting on infected rats to find a cure for the virus, searching for food and supplies, and waiting each day for any immune humans who might respond to his continuous recorded radio broadcasts, which instruct them to meet him at midday at the South Street Seaport.

Movie vs Book

Poster of I Am Legend, the 2007 movie by Francis Lawrence

Year

2007

Minutes

101

Movie Rate

7.20

Source: IMDb

Movie

I Am Legend

Country: USA

Year: 2007

Length: 1h41m

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Cover of I Am Legend, the 1954 book by Richard Matheson

Year

1954

Pages

162

Book Rate

8.14

S: Goodreads

Book

I Am Legend

Country: USA

First published in: 1954

Length: 162 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the book

Movie poster
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Movie by Ubaldo Ragona, Sidney Salkow
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Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Movie by George A. Romero
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The Ωmega Man (1971)
Movie by Boris Sagal
Movie poster
I Am Omega (2007)
Movie by Griff Furst

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Poster of I Am Legend, the 2007 movie by Francis Lawrence

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16 votes

3 votes

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Cover of I Am Legend, the 1954 book by Richard Matheson

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19% No

13 votes

3 votes

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