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10 Movie Adaptations That Are Drastically Different From the Books They Are Based On

"In order to translate a written work into moving pictures, some crimes must be committed. With books, we create the visuals with our imagination; a good movie brings those visuals to life.
Also, despite the numerous failed attempts to convert a full length novel into a compact yet captivating visual story, the notion that film adaptations are invariably inferior to its source material isn't always accurate. In the list below, we intend to cover some of the most notable fails and triumphs of adapting a book for the big screen."
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Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
2
My Sister's Keeper (2009)
My Sister's Keeper (2009)
3
Fight Club (1999)
Fight Club (1999)
4
Inferno (2016)
Inferno (2016)
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5
The Scarlet Letter (1995)
The Scarlet Letter (1995)
6
Planet of the Apes (1968)
Planet of the Apes (1968)
7
World War Z (2013)
World War Z (2013)
8
Forrest Gump (1994)
Forrest Gump (1994)
9
Hannibal (2001)
Hannibal (2001)
10
I Am Legend (2007)
I Am Legend (2007)
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