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Watchmen (2008-2009)

Jake Strider Hughes, 2008-2009

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Watchmen
Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons, 1987

Watchmen is a TV mini-series directed by Jake Strider Hughes in 2008 and based on the comic book series of the same name by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, which first book was published in 1987. The TV series features Tom Stechschulte and .

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Storyline

In an alternate United States, beginning in 1939 during the fading Interwar period, a team of costumed crime-fighters is formed – the Minutemen. The 1960s Vietnam War era through the mid-1980s Cold War sees the rise of the Watchmen team of heroes, whose existence dramatically affects world events.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Watchmen, the 2008 TV series by Jake Strider Hughes

Year

2008

Minutes

22

Movie Rate

8.60

Source: IMDb

TV Mini-Series

Watchmen

Country: USA

Year: 2008-2009

Length: 22m / 12 episodes

Cover of Watchmen, the 1987 comic book by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons

Year

1987

Pages

416

Book Rate

8.72

S: Goodreads

Comic Book

Watchmen

Country: UK

First published in: 1987

Length: 416 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the comic book

2009: Tales of the Black Freighter (movie by Daniel DelPurgatorio, Mike Smith)
2009: Under the Hood (movie by Eric Matthies)
2009: Watchmen (movie by Zack Snyder)
2019: Watchmen (TV series by Damon Lindelof)

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Poster of Watchmen, the 2008 TV series by Jake Strider Hughes

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Poster of Watchmen, the 2008 TV series by Jake Strider Hughes

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Cover of Watchmen, the 1987 comic book by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons

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42% No

7 votes

5 votes

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