Films that are better than the original book (DEFINITIVE)


#1

Jaws
Godfather
Prob most Crichton (Jurassic Park; Andromeda Strain)
Some Stephen King I imagine (never read any)

Any more?


#2

Blade Runner


#3

2001


#4

No Country For Old Men


#5

The Silence of the Lambs


#6

hmmm. not sure. It’s close.


#7

Don’t Look Now.


#8

Jumanji


#9

The Bourne Identity/Supremacy/Ultimatum


#10

Psycho
Starship Troopers


#11

The Shining.
A Clockwork Orange.
Fight Club.
American Psycho (although it’s close, and very different).


#12

Most Kubrick films, probably


#13

L.A. Confidential (though the book is great too)


#14

Gone Girl


#15

Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World


#16

Not read the book but the film was shite


#17

Book was trashy fun, the film was funner and trashier.


#18

Manhunter
Silence of the Lambs


#19

STRONGLY disagree


#20

The film’s one of my favourites. Books are obviously great but I just love the film more than oxygen and shit.