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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
6,570 members, 180 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)
12
2,579 members, 47 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)
14
15,776 members, 252 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
15
14,676 members, 236 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)
16
9,499 members, 91 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Explanations:

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

17
7,996 members, 129 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)
18
2,809 members, 104 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Explanations:

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

19
2,018 members, 54 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Explanations:

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

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1,880 members, 19 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
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1,277 members, 24 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Hated this movie.

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10,397 members, 206 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)
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9,715 members, 215 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)
24
8,409 members, 111 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)
25
8,189 members, 164 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)
26
5,763 members, 30 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)
28
2,812 members, 152 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)
30
16,606 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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9,504 members, 143 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Explanations:

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

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8,719 members, 127 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)
35
4,771 members, 113 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)
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4,065 members, 151 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)
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1,625 members, 33 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)
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75,537 members, 1,407 reviews
4.43 stars (4.43 stars)

Explanations:

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

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19,259 members, 227 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Both are excellent.

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15,166 members, 417 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)
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14,925 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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12,818 members, 238 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)
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9,444 members, 162 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)
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8,571 members, 58 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)
48
7,638 members, 60 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)
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5,736 members, 33 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)
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4,412 members, 133 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
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3,768 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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3,011 members, 26 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)
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1,920 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
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)
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83,678 members, 812 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Explanations:

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

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81,106 members, 795 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Explanations:

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

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79,359 members, 716 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Explanations:

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

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78,858 members, 729 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Explanations:

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

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46,730 members, 3,156 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

Explanations:

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

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34,169 members, 1,571 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Neither.

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23,781 members, 1,383 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Neither

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18,759 members, 256 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)
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15,187 members, 236 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 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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11,283 members, 174 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)
68
11,116 members, 194 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)
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8,286 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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6,838 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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1,285 members, 21 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 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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431 members, 18 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)
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351 members, 10 reviews
3.48 stars (3.48 stars)
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21,139 members, 344 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)
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17,899 members, 863 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)
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17,350 members, 465 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, sturlington, barney67

Thumbs down: merrystar

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14,270 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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11,513 members, 161 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)
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8,970 members, 154 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)
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7,758 members, 223 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: merrystar, ahef1963, eromsted

Thumbs down: sturlington

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6,350 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
5,750 members, 171 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)
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5,623 members, 35 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)
92
4,771 members, 216 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)
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4,528 members, 173 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)
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3,527 members, 283 reviews
3.03 stars (3.03 stars)
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3,462 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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2,599 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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1,361 members, 21 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)
100
929 members, 16 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)
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Started by: sturlington (February 2012)

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