The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018) Movie poster and book cover compared.

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, 2018

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All Gold Canyon
Jack London, 1905

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is a movie directed by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen in 2018 and based on the book All Gold Canyon by Jack London, first published in 1905. The movie features James Franco, Brendan Gleeson, Zoe Kazan, Liam Neeson, Tim Blake Nelson, Tom Waits, and others.

What users say

“The movie is better than the book”

But the book is worth reading.

The Movie is also based on

Book cover
The Girl Who Got Rattled (1901)
Book by Stewart Edward White

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RATING

7.3

/ 10

Movie Poster: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, 2018)

7.1

/ 10

Book Cover: All Gold Canyon (Jack London, 1905)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of All Gold Canyon, the 1905 book by Jack London.

All Gold Canyon

Read by: Glenn Hascall

Storyline

Buster Scruggs, a cheerful singing cowboy, arrives at an isolated cantina full of outlaws where he exchanges insults with another patron before effortlessly shooting everyone as they reach for their guns. He then heads to Frenchman’s Gulch and enters a saloon, leaving his guns at the door to comply with its no firearms policy.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, the 2018 movie by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen

Year

2018

Minutes

133

Movie Rate

7.30

Source: IMDb

Movie

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Country: USA

Year: 2018

Length: 2h13m

Cover of All Gold Canyon, the 1905 book by Jack London

Year

1905

Pages

48

Book Rate

7.16

S: Goodreads

Book

All Gold Canyon

Country: USA

First published in: 1905

Length: 48 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Which is better?

Poster of The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, the 2018 movie by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen

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IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, the 2018 movie by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen

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Yes

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11% No

8 votes

1 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of All Gold Canyon, the 1905 book by Jack London

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30% No

7 votes

3 votes

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