Up in the Air (2009) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Up in the Air

Jason Reitman, 2009

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Up in the Air
Walter Kirn, 2001

Up in the Air is a movie directed by Jason Reitman in 2009 and based on the book of the same name by Walter Kirn, first published in 2001. The movie features George Clooney, Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick, Jason Bateman, Amy Morton, Melanie Lynskey, and others.

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RATING

7.4

/ 10

Movie Poster: Up in the Air (Jason Reitman, 2009)

5.7

/ 10

Book Cover: Up in the Air (Walter Kirn, 2001)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of Up in the Air, the 2001 book by Walter Kirn.

Up in the Air

Read by: Sean Runnette

Storyline

Ryan Bingham works for a human resources consultancy firm specializing in termination assistance. Ryan, unwilling to give up traveling, raises concerns that the new system could be impersonal and apathetic, and argues that Natalie lacks understanding about the firing process and how to handle emotionally vulnerable people.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Up in the Air, the 2009 movie by Jason Reitman

Year

2009

Minutes

109

Movie Rate

7.40

Source: IMDb

Movie

Up in the Air

Country: USA

Year: 2009

Length: 1h49m

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Cover of Up in the Air, the 2001 book by Walter Kirn

Year

2001

Pages

320

Book Rate

5.72

S: Goodreads

Book

Up in the Air

Country: USA

First published in: 2001

Length: 320 pages

Genre: Fiction

*Provided by Amazon

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8 votes

1 votes

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IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Up in the Air, the 2001 book by Walter Kirn

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