The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957) Movie poster and book cover compared.

The Incredible Shrinking Man

Jack Arnold, 1957

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The Shrinking Man
Richard Matheson, 1956

The Incredible Shrinking Man is a movie directed by Jack Arnold in 1957 and based on the book The Shrinking Man by Richard Matheson, first published in 1956. The movie features Grant Williams, Randy Stuart, April Kent, Paul Langton, Raymond Bailey, William Schallert, and others.

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RATING

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Movie Poster: The Incredible Shrinking Man (Jack Arnold, 1957)

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Book Cover: The Shrinking Man (Richard Matheson, 1956)

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Audiobook cover of The Shrinking Man, the 1956 book by Richard Matheson.

The Shrinking Man

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Storyline

In the 1950s, Robert Scott Carey, known as #Scott#, is on vacation with his wife, Louise, when a strange mist covers him. Six months later, Scott notices his clothes are too large. Scott finds himself continuing to shrink, and seeks medical advice. At first dismissive, Scott’s doctor confirms his shrinking with an X-ray.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Incredible Shrinking Man, the 1957 movie by Jack Arnold

Year

1957

Minutes

81

Movie Rate

7.60

Source: IMDb

Movie

The Incredible Shrinking Man

Country: USA

Year: 1957

Length: 1h21m

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Cover of The Shrinking Man, the 1956 book by Richard Matheson

Year

1956

Pages

352

Book Rate

7.60

S: Goodreads

Book

The Shrinking Man

Country: USA

First published in: 1956

Length: 352 pages

Genre: Fiction

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