The Killer Inside Me (2010) Movie poster and book cover compared.

The Killer Inside Me

Michael Winterbottom, 2010

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The Killer Inside Me
Jim Thompson, 1952

The Killer Inside Me is a movie directed by Michael Winterbottom in 2010 and based on the book of the same name by Jim Thompson, first published in 1952. The movie features Casey Affleck, Jessica Alba, Kate Hudson, Bill Pullman, Ned Beatty, Elias Koteas, and others.

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RATING

6.1

/ 10

Movie Poster: The Killer Inside Me (Michael Winterbottom, 2010)

7.6

/ 10

Book Cover: The Killer Inside Me (Jim Thompson, 1952)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of The Killer Inside Me, the 1952 book by Jim Thompson.

The Killer Inside Me

Read by: Kevin T. Collins

Storyline

In 1952, Deputy Sheriff Lou Ford is a pillar of his small west Texas community; secretly, he is a sociopath with violent sexual tastes. As a teenager, Lou was caught raping a five-year-old girl by his adopted brother Mike, who pleaded guilty to the crime to protect Lou. Released from prison, Mike was hired by Chester Conway, and died in a construction accident Lou believes was staged by Conway.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Killer Inside Me, the 2010 movie by Michael Winterbottom

Year

2010

Minutes

109

Movie Rate

6.10

Source: IMDb

Movie

The Killer Inside Me

Country: UK

Year: 2010

Length: 1h49m

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Cover of The Killer Inside Me, the 1952 book by Jim Thompson

Year

1952

Pages

244

Book Rate

7.64

S: Goodreads

Book

The Killer Inside Me

Country: USA

First published in: 1952

Length: 244 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the book

Movie poster
The Killer Inside Me (1976)
Movie by Burt Kennedy

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Poster of The Killer Inside Me, the 2010 movie by Michael Winterbottom

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Cover of The Killer Inside Me, the 1952 book by Jim Thompson

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