Books that are movies as well. which do you prefer? the book, the movie, or both

Contributor: Missy Sapphire Missy Sapphire
just a question about books and movies
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pirata , Helmetinthebush , Tshfangirl , unfulfilled , lala22 , SusanR
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Contributor: Amber1319 Amber1319
Originally posted by Missy Sapphire
just a question about books and movies
I have to go with movies, not really into reading
Contributor: pirata pirata
I'm answering in terms of books that actually have good movies, because I still prefer the book. It just has so much more time and space to give you more information.

Obviously, I also prefer the book when the movie is shit.
Contributor: Tshfangirl Tshfangirl
Originally posted by Missy Sapphire
just a question about books and movies
Whenever I am asked this question, I always say books because for the most part, I always like the book better. A 250 page book will have more of a story line because the reader can take it at their own pace but a movie can only be so long and only include so much.

The only real exception to the rule are books like Twilight. I thought that Bella was really whiny and I figured out the entire story line of the last book within the first two pages. I like the movies better because there is less of a monologue from Bella.
Contributor: TheToyGuy TheToyGuy
Both are nice. Must say I like a book a bit better. But both are nice.
Contributor: unfulfilled unfulfilled
I love books and find they leave out parts I would include in a movie or get creative on something that didn't happen in a book.
Contributor: SusanR SusanR
usually I prefer the book
Contributor: Lvstoplay Lvstoplay
With Fifty Shades of Grey, I liked the book better than the movie. With Allegiant, I like the movie more than the book. I all depends on the changes they make between the two really, though if they don't make changes then it would depend on the acting and directing of the movie.
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