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Watched the Movie, Probably Won't Read the Book

Description: Books you meant to read, but you ended up watching the movie instead.

Members: 34 participating members (show all)

All members' list: [1] 2Sort: Score | Title | Author | Date
9
7,419 members, 192 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)
11
16,180 members, 246 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)
12
10,256 members, 133 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)
13
6,702 members, 61 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)
14
3,064 members, 56 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)
15
2,466 members, 71 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Explanations:

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

16
1,529 members, 31 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Hated this movie.

18
11,634 members, 234 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)
19
11,034 members, 240 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)
20
10,632 members, 102 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Explanations:

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

21
9,167 members, 146 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)
24
3,538 members, 130 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Explanations:

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

25
2,208 members, 24 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)
27
17,918 members, 301 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
28
9,419 members, 133 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)
30
6,610 members, 32 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)
31
5,447 members, 127 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)
32
4,847 members, 172 reviews
3.52 stars (3.52 stars)
33
3,731 members, 185 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)
35
1,132 members, 23 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
36
135 members, 2 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)
39
22,125 members, 280 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Both are excellent.

40
10,768 members, 164 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Explanations:

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

41
9,642 members, 185 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)
44
1,866 members, 37 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)
46
569 members, 23 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)
48
86,999 members, 1,514 reviews
4.42 stars (4.42 stars)

Explanations:

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

49
25,452 members, 402 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)
50
23,124 members, 309 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)
51
20,484 members, 417 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 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.

52
17,602 members, 472 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)
53
16,079 members, 288 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)
54
12,768 members, 188 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)
55
11,222 members, 190 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)
56
9,823 members, 72 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)
57
9,684 members, 229 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)
58
8,777 members, 67 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)
59
6,510 members, 36 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)
60
5,520 members, 180 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)
61
4,585 members, 309 reviews
3.01 stars (3.01 stars)
62
4,443 members, 109 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)
63
4,368 members, 168 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Explanations:

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

64
4,217 members, 75 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)
65
3,492 members, 36 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)
66
2,362 members, 28 reviews
3.48 stars (3.48 stars)
67
1,931 members, 63 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)
68
1,808 members, 39 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)
69
1,649 members, 31 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)
70
98,199 members, 941 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Explanations:

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

71
92,148 members, 887 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Explanations:

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

72
91,832 members, 834 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Explanations:

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

73
90,653 members, 816 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Explanations:

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

74
39,320 members, 1,682 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Neither.

75
25,338 members, 510 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)
76
22,586 members, 500 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)
77
19,096 members, 421 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Explanations:

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

78
14,913 members, 242 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)
79
11,106 members, 200 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)
80
9,548 members, 67 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)
81
8,231 members, 118 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Book is better.

82
7,923 members, 84 reviews
3.55 stars (3.55 stars)
83
6,430 members, 47 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)
84
5,728 members, 238 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)
85
3,384 members, 54 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)
86
3,043 members, 56 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)
87
2,035 members, 28 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)
88
1,779 members, 57 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)
90
1,179 members, 18 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)
91
516 members, 20 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)
92
435 members, 13 reviews
3.49 stars (3.49 stars)
93
56,200 members, 3,362 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Explanations:

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

94
27,672 members, 1,453 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Neither

95
18,502 members, 292 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.

96
14,713 members, 1,028 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)
97
14,677 members, 572 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)
98
13,437 members, 248 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)
99
13,433 members, 184 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)
100
12,998 members, 949 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)
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Started by: sturlington (February 2012)

Type: Unnumbered

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