Fight club is the best book to movie transition

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  1. Thelonious Davis

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    it is almost verbatim to the book. Plus I want to fuck Marla singer
     
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    Calm down
     
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    Shawshank
     
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    But Red was a white Irishman in the book
     
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    I, Robot is the worst adaptation. All the screenplay writers kept from the book was the title.
     
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    I don't see Ron Howard as being as good as the magical negro Morgan Freeman.

    Definitely interesting casting, and it paid off.
     
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    Self improvement is masturbation.
     
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    This gif reminds me of you, Shean....


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    It reminds me of myself too.:jj:
     
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    Another Will Smith adaptation I Am Legend, might join that one. World War Z had very little to do with the book as well, since the book was just a series of vignettes from around the world at different points on the timeline during and after the zombie war.
     
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    It's a kick ass movie. I went back and watched it a second time when it was in it's original theatrical run.

    I've never read the book.
     
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    Jaws, better than the book, they left out the affair between Mrs Brody and Hooper
     
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    Teabag posted in Shean's thread.:worried:
     
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    World War Z would of made a better tv series in my opinion
     
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    Yeah, I'd love to see an entire episode dedicated to the catastrophic Battle of Yonkers...sodiums
     
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    That would of been nice
     
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    Oh hell no. Moneyball all the way
     
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    It was post worthy
     
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    Yeah, but the double personality payoff at the end was weak
     
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    The Shining book was totally different ending wise from the movie