Wild Bill (1995) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Wild Bill

Walter Hill, 1995

VS3

Deadwood
Pete Dexter, 1986

Wild Bill is a movie directed by Walter Hill in 1995 and based on the book Deadwood by Pete Dexter, first published in 1986. The movie features Jeff Bridges, Ellen Barkin, John Hurt, Diane Lane, Keith Carradine, David Arquette, and others.

What users say

“The book is better than the movie”

But the movie is worth watching.

The Movie is also based on

Book cover
Fathers and Sons (1980)
Book by Thomas Babe

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RATING

5.9

/ 10

Movie Poster: Wild Bill (Walter Hill, 1995)

8

/ 10

Book Cover: Deadwood (Pete Dexter, 1986)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of Deadwood, the 1986 book by Pete Dexter.

Deadwood

Read by: J. Rodney Turner

Storyline

At Wild Bill Hickok’s funeral, his friend Charley Prince explains his final days in Deadwood, Dakota Territory. Calamity Jane mourns him especially.Biopic about famous gunslinger Wild Bill Hickock. The early career of legendary lawman is telescoped and culminates in his relocation in Deadwood and a reunion with Calamity Jane.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Wild Bill, the 1995 movie by Walter Hill

Year

1995

Minutes

98

Movie Rate

5.90

Source: IMDb

Movie

Wild Bill

Country: USA

Year: 1995

Length: 1h38m

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Cover of Deadwood, the 1986 book by Pete Dexter

Year

1986

Pages

384

Book Rate

8.00

S: Goodreads

Book

Deadwood

Country: USA

First published in: 1986

Length: 384 pages

Genre: Fiction

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User polls & recommendations

Which is better?

Poster of Wild Bill, the 1995 movie by Walter Hill

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Cover of Deadwood, the 1986 book by Pete Dexter

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IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of Wild Bill, the 1995 movie by Walter Hill

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Yes

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30% No

7 votes

3 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Deadwood, the 1986 book by Pete Dexter

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27% No

8 votes

3 votes

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