© 2015 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451


Ray Bradbury

Fahrenheit 451 Resources

Movie or TV Productions

1966 Movie

"Aflame with the excitement and emotions of tomorrow!"

2010 Movie

At one point, this was supposed to star Mel Gibson, or Brad Pitt, or Tom Hanks. Yet the Montag role is still up for grabs…


“Reimagining 'Fahrenheit 451' As A Graphic Novel”

NPR’s Lynn Neary discusses the adaptation of Fahrenheit 451 with Ray Bradbury, Tim Hamilton (who is adapting the book into a graphic novel), and several others involved in past/current adaptations of Fahrenheit 451, as well as the tension between text and image in literature.

Beginning Excerpt

With very dramatic background music.


Ray Bradbury Pic

The man himself.

Movie Poster

From the 1966 film

Book Cover

From the 50th Anniversary Edition


What’s Bradbury Doing These Days?

New York Times article from August, 2007

Bradbury in a Different Light

At least look at the illustration. When someone draws you hanging out of a one-man space pod, you know you’ve made it.


Bradbury meets the ACLU

Themes from Fahrenheit 451 – in cyberspace

The Ray Bradbury Site

This is good stuff for all you fans.

People who Shmooped this also Shmooped...

Noodle's College Search