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LynneSin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-07-11 11:08 AM
Response to Reply #44
50. That book had potential for sequel but they ruined it with the ending
and honestly, the incest was a bit creepy
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  -Post here - Great Books/Novels ruined by their movie adaptation LynneSin  Jan-06-11 09:25 AM   #0 
  - "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"  krispos42   Jan-06-11 09:31 AM   #1 
  - Utter, complete crap. DNA sold out to Disney, and died before he saw his books slaughtered.  Flaxbee   Jan-06-11 05:14 PM   #28 
  - Absolutely!  Kat45   Jan-10-11 11:51 PM   #94 
  - In keeping with the OP. They killed "Pelican Brief", too!  GalleryGod   Jan-06-11 10:12 AM   #2 
  - Crime and Punishment w/ Peter Lorre  bookworm65t   Jan-06-11 10:14 AM   #3 
  - Christine by Stephen King  travelingtypist   Jan-06-11 10:16 AM   #4 
  - In Country  MorningGlow   Jan-06-11 10:34 AM   #5 
  - "The Sun Also Rises."  jobycom   Jan-06-11 10:52 AM   #6 
  - The Good German  ceile   Jan-06-11 10:54 AM   #7 
  - that's a film I really wanted to see- didn't know there was  tigereye   Jan-06-11 11:58 AM   #12 
     - excellent book  ceile   Jan-06-11 12:18 PM   #16 
        - yeah, I admire screen-writers who are able to actually  tigereye   Jan-06-11 12:59 PM   #17 
  - Here's a bit of trivia about the movie "The Firm"  LynneSin   Jan-06-11 11:04 AM   #8 
  - A Series of Unfortunate Events...by Lemony Snickett  PassingFair   Jan-06-11 11:38 AM   #9 
  - interesting- I never cared for the books and couldn't  tigereye   Jan-06-11 12:02 PM   #14 
  - There were films of the second two? I thought  iris27   Jan-10-11 01:00 AM   #78 
  - has Jim Carrey appeared in ANY movies that he didn't ruin??  Scout   Jan-07-11 11:48 AM   #52 
  - DreamCatcher by S. King  Broken_Hero   Jan-06-11 11:39 AM   #10 
  - Dune  era veteran   Jan-06-11 11:55 AM   #11 
  - Exactly what I came here to post.  superduperfarleft   Jan-06-11 04:51 PM   #27 
  - I think the miniseries is much worse than Lynch's version  cemaphonic   Jan-06-11 08:02 PM   #34 
  - Really? Huh, I thought it was pretty true to the book.  superduperfarleft   Jan-06-11 09:02 PM   #37 
  - Lynch's WORST film and I like him as a director...  JCMach1   Jan-10-11 05:49 AM   #83 
  - Maybe the new one will do better.  Dr. Strange   Jan-07-11 11:18 AM   #51 
     - Dune has so much going on in it  NewJeffCT   Jan-10-11 12:25 PM   #91 
  - All adaptations of "Huckleberry Finn" have been awful. Not there really needs  LeftinOH   Jan-06-11 12:00 PM   #13 
  - This is going to be a very long list.  GreenPartyVoter   Jan-06-11 12:09 PM   #15 
  - GPV.... the Queen of understatement!  Crystal Clarity   Jan-07-11 07:09 AM   #45 
     - I keep pretending nothing has changed, but in the back of my mind I am waiting for  GreenPartyVoter   Jan-07-11 11:50 AM   #53 
  - "Queen of the Damned" comes to mind.  Lucian   Jan-06-11 01:10 PM   #18 
  - "Interview with the vampire" too....  IcyPeas   Jan-06-11 02:09 PM   #20 
     - I didn't like Antonio Banderas as Armand either.  Lucian   Jan-06-11 02:24 PM   #21 
     - I think the casting of Brad Pitt as Louis  NewJeffCT   Jan-06-11 08:55 PM   #36 
  - The second adaptation of "Haunting of Hill House"  XemaSab   Jan-06-11 01:45 PM   #19 
  - OMG truly that was awful  Skittles   Jan-10-11 02:56 AM   #81 
  - I can't imagine a book being ruined by a movie adaptation  fishwax   Jan-06-11 02:34 PM   #22 
  - That movie got totally ripped in the movie "Easy A"  LynneSin   Jan-06-11 02:55 PM   #24 
     - I am so immature ***SPOILER FOR "The Lovely Bones"***  siligut   Jan-06-11 03:17 PM   #26 
  - Tom Sawyer.  rurallib   Jan-06-11 02:44 PM   #23 
  - The Grinch?  gmoney   Jan-06-11 03:08 PM   #25 
  - I don't usually consider it a ruin if the movie differs from the book.  InvisibleTouch   Jan-06-11 05:59 PM   #29 
  - "The Great Gatsby"  AngryOldDem   Jan-06-11 06:19 PM   #30 
  - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest  begin_within   Jan-06-11 06:29 PM   #31 
  - The Seeker: The Dark is Rising  tanyev   Jan-06-11 06:57 PM   #32 
  - Any movie made from  AsahinaKimi   Jan-06-11 06:59 PM   #33 
  - Except instead of the albino gorillas killing people with paddles... (spoiler alert)  Bucky   Jan-07-11 07:26 AM   #48 
  - I seem to recall in the movie  AsahinaKimi   Jan-07-11 08:01 PM   #68 
  - I'd be interested in learning which of Crichton's books don't suck  Orrex   Jan-08-11 12:31 AM   #74 
     - Jurassic Park was just one big rant against scientists "Playing God"  Odin2005   Jan-09-11 08:52 PM   #77 
  - "Ghost Story" ( n/t)  Paladin   Jan-06-11 08:21 PM   #35 
  - Yes!  BillStein   Jan-10-11 10:29 AM   #87 
  - "Bonfire of the Vanities"  femmocrat   Jan-06-11 09:04 PM   #38 
  - another good choice  NewJeffCT   Jan-07-11 08:36 AM   #49 
  - + 1  Bertha Venation   Jan-07-11 04:31 PM   #60 
  - Oh Good God  RobinA   Jan-07-11 11:01 PM   #70 
  - That's THE one! Worst adaptation ever! eom  jannyk   Jan-10-11 01:52 AM   #79 
  - The Exorcist!! n/t  kas125   Jan-07-11 12:59 AM   #39 
  - Schwarzenegger's "Raw Deal"...  Amerigo Vespucci   Jan-07-11 03:42 AM   #40 
  - Should actions like that run society?  RandomThoughts   Jan-07-11 04:13 AM   #42 
  - By the way, the tiresome plot device of FBI witnesses getting killed has never happened. Not once.  Bucky   Jan-07-11 07:23 AM   #47 
     - it has happened in new orleans -- proof in my post  pitohui   Jan-07-11 06:20 PM   #67 
  - Anything and everything by HP Lovecraft. Poison on the screen. n/t  dimbear   Jan-07-11 04:03 AM   #41 
  - HBO's version of A Bright Shining Lie really sucked  taterguy   Jan-07-11 06:47 AM   #43 
  - Flowers in the Attic.  Connie_Corleone   Jan-07-11 07:06 AM   #44 
  - That book had potential for sequel but they ruined it with the ending  LynneSin   Jan-07-11 11:08 AM   #50 
  - You shouldn't judge a book-to-movie movie by its fidelity to the source material.  Bucky   Jan-07-11 07:19 AM   #46 
  - As I had no literature professor  kentauros   Jan-07-11 01:48 PM   #56 
  - No film can ruin a book  semillama   Jan-07-11 11:55 AM   #54 
  - Rereading Fahrenheit 451  siligut   Jan-07-11 05:27 PM   #62 
  - a film can ruin a book and a writer because people refuse to even consider it seriously again  pitohui   Jan-07-11 06:13 PM   #66 
  - How dare you!  Iggo   Jan-10-11 12:07 PM   #89 
  - dupe  Iggo   Jan-10-11 12:07 PM   #90 
  - Lord of the Rings.  snagglepuss   Jan-07-11 12:53 PM   #55 
  - Both versions of "Casino Royale."  WinkyDink   Jan-07-11 03:53 PM   #57 
  - "The World According to Garp"  Mike 03   Jan-07-11 04:29 PM   #58 
  - Same for 'Simon Birch'  GCP   Jan-07-11 08:28 PM   #69 
  - Irving books are basically two-three small novels interwoven into one big book  OmahaBlueDog   Jan-07-11 11:22 PM   #72 
  - A Tree Grows in Brooklyn  Bertha Venation   Jan-07-11 04:30 PM   #59 
  - "Deep Throat"  Kaleva   Jan-07-11 05:16 PM   #61 
  - You have to see the IMAX version in 3D  Orrex   Jan-08-11 12:32 AM   #75 
  - There's a book?  WinkyDink   Jan-10-11 10:25 AM   #86 
  - Didn't much like the Audrey Hepburn version of War and Peace...  Demoiselle   Jan-07-11 06:00 PM   #63 
  - Jumper was much different and worse than the book N/T  Nikia   Jan-07-11 06:04 PM   #64 
  - as far as GREAT books "endless love" is the poster child for them all  pitohui   Jan-07-11 06:12 PM   #65 
  - "Snow Falling on Cedars" and "Memoirs of a Geisha"  OmahaBlueDog   Jan-07-11 11:17 PM   #71 
  - Clan of the Cave bear. Pretty good book. Tragically bad movie. nt  Speck Tater   Jan-08-11 12:11 AM   #73 
  - I, Robot (2004)  pokerfan   Jan-08-11 01:00 AM   #76 
  - dup  Skittles   Jan-10-11 02:54 AM   #80 
  - We Were Soldiers Once ... And Young  JustABozoOnThisBus   Jan-10-11 03:14 AM   #82 
  - Mambo Kings - wonderful book  stanwyck   Jan-10-11 07:08 AM   #84 
  - Into the Wild  Swampguana   Jan-10-11 08:08 AM   #85 
  - "Cold Mountain" - too pretty by half  Patiod   Jan-10-11 10:41 AM   #88 
  - Stephen King's The Stand  japple   Jan-10-11 01:31 PM   #92 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-10-11 07:46 PM   #93 
 

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