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Outland

Peter Hyams, 1981

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Outland
Alan Dean Foster, 1981

NOVELIZATION

Outland is a movie novelization written by Alan Dean Foster in 1981 and based on the movie of the same name, directed by Peter Hyams in 1981. The movie features Sean Connery, Peter Boyle, Frances Sternhagen, Steven Berkoff, James B. Sikking, Clarke Peters, and others.

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Movie Poster: Outland (Peter Hyams, 1981)

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Book Cover: Outland (Alan Dean Foster, 1981)

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Storyline

Federal Marshal William O’Niel is assigned to a tour of duty at the titanium ore mining outpost Con-Am 27, operated by the company Continental Amalgamated on the Jovian moon of Io. Shifts are long but significant bonuses are paid. Tarlow, a miner, suffers an attack of stimulant psychosis resulting in death by explosive decompression.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Outland, the 1981 movie by Peter Hyams

Year

1981

Minutes

109

Movie Rate

6.60

Source: IMDb

Movie

Outland

Country: UK

Year: 1981

Length: 1h49m

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Cover of Outland, the 1981 book by Alan Dean Foster

Year

1981

Pages

269

Book Rate

7.06

S: Goodreads

Book

Outland

Country: USA

First published in: 1981

Length: 269 pages

Genre: Fiction

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