The Nutty Professor (1996) Movie poster and book cover compared.

The Nutty Professor

Tom Shadyac, 1996

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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Robert Louis Stevenson, 1886

The Nutty Professor is a movie directed by Tom Shadyac in 1996 and inspired by the book The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson, first published in 1886. The movie features Eddie Murphy, Jada Pinkett Smith, James Coburn, Larry Miller, Dave Chappelle, John Ales, and others.

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RATING

5.6

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Movie Poster: The Nutty Professor (Tom Shadyac, 1996)

7.6

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Book Cover: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Robert Louis Stevenson, 1886)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, the 1886 book by Robert Louis Stevenson.

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Read by: Alan Munro

Storyline

At Wellman College, thousands of hamsters overrun the campus after being accidentally released by Sherman Klump, a morbidly obese, kind-hearted professor. Meanwhile, Sherman has created an experimental formula that reconstructs the DNA of an obese person in a way that allows them to lose weight more easily.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Nutty Professor, the 1996 movie by Tom Shadyac

Year

1996

Minutes

95

Movie Rate

5.60

Source: IMDb

Movie

The Nutty Professor

Country: USA

Year: 1996

Length: 1h35m

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Cover of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, the 1886 book by Robert Louis Stevenson

Year

1886

Pages

144

Book Rate

7.66

S: Goodreads

Book

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Country: UK

First published in: 1886

Length: 144 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the book

TV Mini-Series poster
Jekyll (2007)
TV Mini-Series by Steven Moffat
TV Mini-Series poster
Jekyll and Hyde (2015)
TV Mini-Series by Charlie Higson
Movie poster
Jekyll and Hyde (2021)
Movie by Steve Lawson
Movie poster
Hyde (2022)
Movie by Matthew Winstead
Movie poster
Doctor Jekyll (2023)
Movie by Joe Stephenson

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