Instinct (1999) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Instinct

Jon Turteltaub, 1999

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Ishmael
Daniel Quinn, 1992

Instinct is a movie directed by Jon Turteltaub in 1999 and inspired by the book Ishmael by Daniel Quinn, first published in 1992. The movie features Anthony Hopkins, Cuba Gooding Jr., Donald Sutherland, Maura Tierney, George Dzundza, John Ashton, and others.

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RATING

6.6

/ 10

Movie Poster: Instinct (Jon Turteltaub, 1999)

7.9

/ 10

Book Cover: Ishmael (Daniel Quinn, 1992)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of Ishmael, the 1992 book by Daniel Quinn.

Ishmael

Read by: Kirby Heyborne

Storyline

In a high-security facility for the criminally insane, the disturbed anthropologist Ethan Powell is scheduled for evaluation by a talented young psychiatrist named Theo Caulder. Fueled by his ambition and an insatiable thirst for the truth, Caulder will ultimately endanger everything, including his own life, in a courageous effort to comprehend the perplexing behaviors of this lunatic.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Instinct, the 1999 movie by Jon Turteltaub

Year

1999

Minutes

126

Movie Rate

6.60

Source: IMDb

Movie

Instinct

Country: USA

Year: 1999

Length: 2h6m

Cover of Ishmael, the 1992 book by Daniel Quinn

Year

1992

Pages

338

Book Rate

7.96

S: Goodreads

Book

Ishmael

Country: USA

First published in: 1992

Length: 338 pages

Genre: Fiction

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User polls & recommendations

Which is better?

Poster of Instinct, the 1999 movie by Jon Turteltaub

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Cover of Ishmael, the 1992 book by Daniel Quinn

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Poster of Instinct, the 1999 movie by Jon Turteltaub

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6 votes

2 votes

book

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Cover of Ishmael, the 1992 book by Daniel Quinn

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42% No

7 votes

5 votes

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