The 5th Wave (2016) Movie poster and book cover compared.

The 5th Wave

J Blakeson, 2016

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The 5th Wave
Rick Yancey, 2013

The 5th Wave is a movie directed by J Blakeson in 2016 and based on the book of the same name by Rick Yancey, first published in 2013. The movie features Chloë Grace Moretz, Nick Robinson, Alex Roe, Liev Schreiber, Maria Bello, Maika Monroe, and others.

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“The book is better than the movie”

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RATING

5.2

/ 10

Movie Poster: The 5th Wave (J Blakeson, 2016)

8

/ 10

Book Cover: The 5th Wave (Rick Yancey, 2013)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of The 5th Wave, the 2013 book by Rick Yancey.

The 5th Wave

Read by: Brandon Espinoza

Storyline

Ohio high-schooler Cassie Sullivan, armed with an M4 carbine, emerges from the woods to raid an abandoned gas station. Ten days later, The Others unleash their 1st Wave, an electromagnetic pulse that disables all electrical power and communications worldwide, and shuts off the engines of moving vehicles, including planes in mid-flight.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The 5th Wave, the 2016 movie by J Blakeson

Year

2016

Minutes

112

Movie Rate

5.20

Source: IMDb

Movie

The 5th Wave

Country: USA

Year: 2016

Length: 1h52m

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Cover of The 5th Wave, the 2013 book by Rick Yancey

Year

2013

Pages

457

Book Rate

8.08

S: Goodreads

Book

The 5th Wave

Country: USA

First published in: 2013

Length: 457 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Cover of The 5th Wave, the 2013 book by Rick Yancey

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