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Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959)

Henry Levin, 1959

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Journey to the Center of the Earth
Jules Verne, 1864

Journey to the Center of the Earth is a movie directed by Henry Levin in 1959 and based on the book of the same name by Jules Verne, first published in 1864. The movie features Pat Boone, James Mason, Diane Baker, Arlene Dahl, Thayer David, Alan Napier, and others.

What users say

“The movie is better than the book”

But the book is worth reading.

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RATING

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of Journey to the Center of the Earth, the 1864 book by Jules Verne.

Journey to the Center of the Earth

Read by: Tim Curry

Storyline

Professor Lindenbrook has stumbled upon a concealed message that discloses the existence of a path that leads to the core of the Earth. With a team of unexpected explorers, the group embarks on a daring expedition that puts them in perilous situations such as explosive volcanoes, rockslides, and flesh-eating reptiles!

Movie vs Book

Poster of Journey to the Center of the Earth, the 1959 movie by Henry Levin

Year

1959

Minutes

129

Movie Rate

7.00

Source: IMDb

Movie

Journey to the Center of the Earth

Country: USA

Year: 1959

Length: 2h9m

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Cover of Journey to the Center of the Earth, the 1864 book by Jules Verne

Year

1864

Pages

240

Book Rate

7.72

S: Goodreads

Book

Journey to the Center of the Earth

Original title: Voyage au centre de la Terre

Country: France

First published in: 1864

Length: 240 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the book

TV Mini-Series poster
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1999)
TV Mini-Series by George T. Miller

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Which is better?

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IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

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25% No

9 votes

3 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

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36% No

7 votes

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User Polls Summary

“The movie is better than the book”

But the book is worth reading.

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