Movies Based On Books With the Least Similarity to the Book
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There were only two aspects of this movie that are also n the book the fact that food falls from the sky, and the fact that they escape the island when the falling food becomes too bad. Absolutely nothing else is similar
This should be number one. At least with HTTYD, the characters have the same names. With this, not even THAT is right. - LarkwingFlight
Get this to number 1, it practically just named itself after the book. - 445956
This is almost nothing like the book it's based on. - PerfectImpulseXV 2 Comments
I am fan of dragons and why I give my vote to this great and powerful animated film
The movie is amazing, but still not like the books at all. That isn't a particularly bad thing, as long as it's great! - Emberflight_of_StormClan
Love this movie but I haven't read the books
The movie SUUUCS!
THE BOOK IS A MASTERPIECE
Nothing like movie
It's different but not even close to the profanity that is httyd movie.
I love that three films are nitpicked. Percy Jackson 1 & 2, Eragon.
I liked the movie and the names of the characters
Thing 1 and Thing 2 are so creepy
Despite the edge, It is also a meme.
It is nothing like the book AT ALL!
Firstly, there is no portal to The Cat's world.
There is also a ton of adult jokes that was meant for The Grinch but Ron Howard cut it out. Read the book then watch the movie and you will see. No wonder it has only got 10% on Rotten Tomatoes!
Greg and Rodrick never got along in the book. The movie, meanwhile, also takes it's plot from the THIRD book, rather than the second. - LarkwingFlight
Mostli based of of the book
The book and the movie both have zombies, but that's the end of the similarity.
Trust me, it is not like the book
Well yeah - iliekpiez
WHAT SOME OF THESE SCENES WERE WORD FOR WORD STRAIT FROM THE BOOK
Well it's a comic strip
It's nothing like the book at all. Or the radio series. - PositronWildhawk
Agreed what happened to those joke and the ending was not at all like the book - Toucan
Well, it's still a great movie! Go see PhantomStrider's list of "Top 10 Best Disney Movies" for proof since this actually shows us innovation!
I believe P.L. Travers was very ticked off about it as well
This movie made me mad even as a young child who loved the book. - LarkwingFlight
This movie BARELY relates to the book, other than the main story and the characters. Roscuro comes from a ship, there's a cat for some reason, Gregory doesn't die, now he's somehow Mig's dad, and Despereaux and Roscuro are friends.
Garfield Gets Real...ly out of hand - SpectralOwl
It's true, the movie only takes what's part of the book and adds in a weird dog fight plot into it because there is nearly no material that is in the book. It's just too bad that the movie put a cliched story into it, which makes it more annoying than what it could've been.
I hope someone does a high quality version of this as a movie some day, because at the moment, the book's the only way to get the original story. - PositronWildhawk
Like the original it is a comic strip not book
OH COME ON!
I AM GONNA LOSE IT!
I don't think people get that A Series of Unfortunate Events was supposed to be dark humour. At the time sadly people thought it would've been a Harry Potter rip off if Klaus was wearing glasses similar to Harry.
The book just explains all of the magical beasts in the Harry Potter universe while the movie has an actual plot. Like, how different can you get? The only similarities are that some creatures were in there (ex. an Occamy, Thunderbird, and Erumpent) and Newt Scamander was involved in some way. Not complaining, of course.
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