Metropolis (1927) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Metropolis

Fritz Lang, 1927

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Metropolis
Thea von Harbou, 1925

Metropolis is a movie directed by Fritz Lang in 1927 and based on the book of the same name by Thea von Harbou, first published in 1925. The movie features Gustav Fröhlich, Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Fritz Rasp, Theodor Loos, and others.

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Movie Poster: Metropolis (Fritz Lang, 1927)

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Book Cover: Metropolis (Thea von Harbou, 1925)

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Audiobook cover of Metropolis, the 1925 book by Thea von Harbou.

Metropolis

Read by: Romy Nordlinger

Storyline

In the future, in the Million-acre city of Metropolis, wealthy industrialists and business magnates and their top employees reign from 50 to 1,000-story skyscrapers, while underground-dwelling workers toil to operate the great machines that power the city. Maria and the children are ushered away, but Freder, fascinated, goes to the lower levels to find her.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Metropolis, the 1927 movie by Fritz Lang

Year

1927

Minutes

153

Movie Rate

8.30

Source: IMDb

Movie

Metropolis

Country: Germany

Year: 1927

Length: 2h33m

Cover of Metropolis, the 1925 book by Thea von Harbou

Year

1925

Pages

236

Book Rate

7.22

S: Goodreads

Book

Metropolis

Country: Germany

First published in: 1925

Length: 236 pages

Genre: Fiction

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