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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: 33 participating members (show all)

All members' list: [1] 2Sort: Score | Title | Author | Date
7
7,052 members, 187 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)
9
1,337 members, 48 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)
10
20,415 members, 409 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)
11
15,751 members, 242 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)
12
6,363 members, 55 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)
13
2,891 members, 52 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)
15
17,216 members, 287 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
16
11,130 members, 231 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)
17
10,616 members, 230 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)
18
10,338 members, 98 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Explanations:

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

19
9,507 members, 124 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)
20
8,723 members, 141 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)
22
3,272 members, 115 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Explanations:

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

23
2,333 members, 65 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Explanations:

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

24
2,112 members, 24 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
25
1,438 members, 27 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Hated this movie.

27
10,412 members, 158 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Explanations:

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

28
9,192 members, 132 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)
29
9,162 members, 180 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)
32
6,307 members, 30 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)
33
5,204 members, 124 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)
34
3,440 members, 173 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)
36
82,882 members, 1,486 reviews
4.42 stars (4.42 stars)

Explanations:

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

37
19,249 members, 396 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.

38
16,891 members, 462 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)
40
4,621 members, 167 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)
41
1,796 members, 36 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)
42
1,057 members, 22 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
43
312 members, 5 reviews
3.39 stars (3.39 stars)
44
131 members, 2 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)
46
92,823 members, 906 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Explanations:

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

47
88,317 members, 860 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Explanations:

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

48
87,301 members, 811 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Explanations:

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

49
86,801 members, 777 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Explanations:

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

51
21,168 members, 266 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Both are excellent.

52
17,690 members, 394 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.

53
15,052 members, 273 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)
54
10,594 members, 194 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)
55
9,459 members, 68 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)
56
9,229 members, 217 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)
57
8,411 members, 66 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)
58
6,232 members, 34 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)
59
5,156 members, 160 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)
60
4,193 members, 163 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Explanations:

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

61
4,126 members, 104 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)
62
3,349 members, 33 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)
63
2,201 members, 28 reviews
3.48 stars (3.48 stars)
64
2,168 members, 118 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)
65
1,837 members, 54 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)
66
1,743 members, 39 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)
67
1,457 members, 23 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)
68
544 members, 24 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)
69
52,862 members, 3,315 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Explanations:

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

70
37,719 members, 1,660 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Neither.

71
26,225 members, 1,428 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, Picarina, JohnMB

Thumbs down: sturlington

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Neither

72
24,034 members, 382 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)
73
21,552 members, 291 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)
74
17,336 members, 275 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.

75
12,813 members, 177 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)
76
12,679 members, 226 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)
77
12,186 members, 185 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)
78
10,411 members, 169 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)
79
9,075 members, 62 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)
80
8,824 members, 252 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: merrystar, ahef1963, eromsted

Thumbs down: sturlington

81
7,793 members, 114 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Book is better.

82
6,913 members, 72 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: SimoneA, sjurban, eromsted

Thumbs down: sturlington

Explanations:

sturlington (0): I really hated this movie.

83
6,171 members, 41 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)
84
5,399 members, 231 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)
85
4,101 members, 303 reviews
3.02 stars (3.02 stars)
86
3,955 members, 72 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: jeffza, sjurban, sturlington

Thumbs down: merrystar

87
3,175 members, 52 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)
88
2,892 members, 50 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)
89
1,948 members, 27 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)
90
1,539 members, 29 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)
92
1,086 members, 15 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)
93
513 members, 18 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: cej1027, bcrowl399, sjurban

Thumbs down: sturlington

94
474 members, 21 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)
95
399 members, 12 reviews
3.45 stars (3.45 stars)
96
90,897 members, 877 reviews
4.4 stars (4.4 stars)

Explanations:

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

97
41,131 members, 744 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: Edward, jeffza, Saultimate

Thumbs down: sturlington, gilroy

Explanations:

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

98
28,027 members, 502 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Explanations:

gilroy (0): Read the book, really don't want to see the movie.

sturlington (23): Saw the movie, couldn't finish the book.

99
23,236 members, 481 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)
100
21,253 members, 483 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)
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Started by: sturlington (February 2012)

Type: Unnumbered

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