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Watched the Movie, Probably Won't Read the Book

Description: Always meant to read the book, but ended up watching the movie/TV show/miniseries instead.

Members: 34 participating members (show all)

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1,117 members, 43 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)
10
6,567 members, 180 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)
12
2,579 members, 47 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)
14
15,773 members, 252 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
15
14,674 members, 236 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)
16
9,496 members, 91 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Explanations:

gilroy (0): Saw the movie and read the book. Both are good.

17
7,991 members, 129 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)
18
2,806 members, 103 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): The movie is much better, in this instance.

19
2,016 members, 54 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): The movies are better than the book, though.

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1,879 members, 19 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
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1,277 members, 24 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Hated this movie.

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10,396 members, 206 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)
23
9,709 members, 214 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)
24
8,407 members, 111 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)
25
8,186 members, 164 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)
26
5,760 members, 30 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)
28
2,811 members, 152 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)
30
16,600 members, 348 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): King hated Kubrick's adaptation. I think both are good but different. Don't bring expectations from one to the other.

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9,500 members, 143 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Liked the movie better, though.

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8,717 members, 127 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)
35
4,770 members, 113 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)
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4,064 members, 151 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)
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1,624 members, 33 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)
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75,523 members, 1,407 reviews
4.43 stars (4.43 stars)

Explanations:

gilroy (0): Saw the movie and read the book.

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19,253 members, 227 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Both are excellent.

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15,163 members, 417 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)
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14,919 members, 342 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Book is different from the movie and worth reading, especially as a read-aloud with children.

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12,814 members, 238 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)
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9,443 members, 162 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)
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8,569 members, 58 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)
48
7,634 members, 60 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)
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5,735 members, 33 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)
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4,411 members, 133 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
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3,767 members, 149 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Book is way better than any of the movie adaptations.

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3,009 members, 26 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)
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1,919 members, 24 reviews
3.45 stars (3.45 stars)
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946 members, 20 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)
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269 members, 3 reviews
3.45 stars (3.45 stars)
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118 members, 3 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)
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83,655 members, 812 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Explanations:

gilroy (0): Saw the movie and read the book.

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81,093 members, 795 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Explanations:

gilroy (0): Saw the movie and read the book.

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79,345 members, 716 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Explanations:

gilroy (0): Saw the movie and read the book.

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78,845 members, 729 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Explanations:

gilroy (0): Saw the movie and read the book.

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46,716 members, 3,156 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

Explanations:

gilroy (0): Saw the movie and read the book.

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34,158 members, 1,571 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Neither.

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23,775 members, 1,383 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Neither

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18,751 members, 256 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)
66
15,184 members, 236 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): You probably don't need to read the book if you've seen the movie.

gilroy (0): Saw the movie and read the book.

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11,280 members, 174 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)
68
11,112 members, 194 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)
69
8,285 members, 190 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)
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8,253 members, 54 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)
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6,835 members, 95 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Book is better.

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3,571 members, 97 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)
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1,894 members, 103 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)
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1,589 members, 40 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)
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1,558 members, 43 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)
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1,284 members, 21 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)
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1,186 members, 21 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)
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476 members, 24 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)
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430 members, 18 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)
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351 members, 10 reviews
3.51 stars (3.51 stars)
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21,130 members, 344 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)
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17,900 members, 863 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)
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17,348 members, 465 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, sturlington, barney67

Thumbs down: merrystar

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14,267 members, 372 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Movie is great, but the book is well worth reading.

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11,526 members, 161 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)
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8,965 members, 154 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)
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7,754 members, 223 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: merrystar, ahef1963, eromsted

Thumbs down: sturlington

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6,349 members, 66 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: SimoneA, sjurban, eromsted

Thumbs down: sturlington

Explanations:

sturlington (0): I really hated this movie.

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5,850 members, 266 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)
90
5,749 members, 171 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)
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5,622 members, 35 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)
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4,771 members, 216 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)
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4,526 members, 173 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)
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3,524 members, 283 reviews
3.03 stars (3.03 stars)
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3,461 members, 67 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: jeffza, sjurban, sturlington

Thumbs down: merrystar

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2,801 members, 48 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)
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2,598 members, 46 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)
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1,716 members, 23 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)
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1,360 members, 21 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)
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930 members, 16 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)
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Started by: sturlington (February 2012)

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