Of Mice and Men (1939) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Of Mice and Men

Lewis Milestone, 1939

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Of Mice and Men
John Steinbeck, 1937

Of Mice and Men is a movie directed by Lewis Milestone in 1939 and based on the book of the same name by John Steinbeck, first published in 1937. The movie features Lon Chaney Jr., Burgess Meredith, Betty Field, Charles Bickford, Roman Bohnen, Bob Steele, and others.

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“The movie is better than the book”

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RATING

7.9

/ 10

Movie Poster: Of Mice and Men (Lewis Milestone, 1939)

8.2

/ 10

Book Cover: Of Mice and Men (John Steinbeck, 1937)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of Of Mice and Men, the 1937 book by John Steinbeck.

Of Mice and Men

Read by: Gary Sinise

Storyline

Two migrant field workers in California on their plantation during the Great Depression—George Milton, an intelligent but uneducated man, and Lennie Small, a bulky, strong man but mentally disabled—are in Soledad on their way to another part of California. They hope to one day attain the dream of settling down on their own piece of land.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Of Mice and Men, the 1939 movie by Lewis Milestone

Year

1939

Minutes

106

Movie Rate

7.90

Source: IMDb

Movie

Of Mice and Men

Country: USA

Year: 1939

Length: 1h46m

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Cover of Of Mice and Men, the 1937 book by John Steinbeck

Year

1937

Pages

112

Book Rate

8.26

S: Goodreads

Book

Of Mice and Men

Country: USA

First published in: 1937

Length: 112 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the book

Movie poster
Of Mice and Men (1992)
Movie by Gary Sinise

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Which is better?

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IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of Of Mice and Men, the 1939 movie by Lewis Milestone

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11 votes

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IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Of Mice and Men, the 1937 book by John Steinbeck

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