The Boys Are Back (2009) Movie poster and book cover compared.

The Boys Are Back

Scott Hicks, 2009

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The Boys Are Back
Simon Carr, 2000

The Boys Are Back is a movie directed by Scott Hicks in 2009 and based on the book of the same name by Simon Carr, first published in 2000. The movie features Clive Owen, Emma Booth, Laura Fraser, George MacKay, Nicholas McAnulty, Julia Blake, and others.

What users say

“The movie is better than the book”

But the book is worth reading.

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RATING

6.8

/ 10

Movie Poster: The Boys Are Back (Scott Hicks, 2009)

6.8

/ 10

Book Cover: The Boys Are Back (Simon Carr, 2000)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of The Boys Are Back, the 2000 book by Simon Carr.

The Boys Are Back

Read by: Simon Carr

Storyline

Joe Warr is a British sports writer who lives in Australia with his second wife, Katy and his young son Artie. Katy is diagnosed with cancer and dies, forcing Joe to cope with the responsibilities of being a single parent. Joe’s teenage son from his first marriage, Harry, feels abandoned in the United Kingdom with his mother. Harry uses Katy’s death as an opportunity to try to build a relationship with his father, coming to visit him in Australia.

Genres

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Boys Are Back, the 2009 movie by Scott Hicks

Year

2009

Minutes

104

Movie Rate

6.80

Source: IMDb

Movie

The Boys Are Back

Country: Australia

Year: 2009

Length: 1h44m

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Cover of The Boys Are Back, the 2000 book by Simon Carr

Year

2000

Pages

240

Book Rate

6.82

S: Goodreads

Book

The Boys Are Back

Original title: The Boys Are Back In Town

Country: Australia

First published in: 2000

Length: 240 pages

Genre: Biography

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User polls & recommendations

Which is better?

Poster of The Boys Are Back, the 2009 movie by Scott Hicks

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Cover of The Boys Are Back, the 2000 book by Simon Carr

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IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of The Boys Are Back, the 2009 movie by Scott Hicks

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25% No

6 votes

2 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of The Boys Are Back, the 2000 book by Simon Carr

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29% No

5 votes

2 votes

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