29 Movie Adaptations That Left Out The Wildest Stuff

We like to roll our eyes at the whole "the movie will never be better than the source material," stuff. But, as our readers' research shows, it turns out that sentiment is absolutely true. $200 went to the best find ...

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Entry by thekidnapper

What's missing from the TV movie IT? The prepubescent bonding orgy. Duh. CRACKED.COM

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Entry by Marconi Rebus

CRACKEDO COM BLORNOR IN 'DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?' DECKARD KEEPS AN 4TUL ELECTRIC SHEEP ON TOP OF HIS APARTMENT AFTER HIS REAL ONE DIES OF

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Entry by pscof42

At the end of Roderick Thorp's Nothing Lasts Forever (aka. Die Hard) Karl surprises everyone by unload- ing his machine gun at Joe Leland (aka John

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CRACKED COM IN THE OLDEST TELLING OF CINDERELLA, CINDERELLA KILLS HER STEPMOTHER, WANTING HER FATHER TO MARRY THE MAID. THEN, THE ID/NEW-STEPMOTHER BR

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Entry by rj23

CRACKED COM In the finale of the Hunger Games. these VICIOUS dog- IIKE beasts were sent to attack Katniss and Peeta. But In the book verSION. these we

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In the original children's book, rather than the medal we're all familiar with, the Wizard puts out a dish for the Cowardly Lion and fills it with liq

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Entry by krakenkraked

CRACKEDCON CAPTAIN AMERICA 45 MARCH thrilling No. 1 COMICS of panes AMERICA GAPTAIN OTHER DIUS FEATURES! I03 GREAT IN THE COMIC SMASHING THRU CAPTAIN

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Entry by gicusudoru

SCHWARZENEGGER TOTAL REDALL Both are (quite loosely) based on Philip K. Dick's We Can Remember It for You Wholesale short story. While being (like i

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CRACKED COM ior AN UNCOMPROMISING VISION OFTHE FUTURE FROM THE CREATORS OF THE MATRIX TRILOGY VENDETTA Z CAN'T Z CAN'T WALK THAT FAR, My LEGS FEEL LIK

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Entry by Dongtacular!

In the original ending of Jurassic Park all the dinos are bombed to oblivion by the fictional army of Costa Rica. So much for life will find a way CR

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Entry by SomerOf84

Two of Bret Easton Ellis' most famous characters, Sean and Patrick Bateman, make brief appearances in the novels featuring the other brother as the pr

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Entry by Pupusa

In the novel, Inigo Montoya actually begins to cut out Count Rugen's Count Rugen ends up heart. dying of fright before he can finish. CRACKEDGOM

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Entry by AM Smiley

CRACKEDcO FARAMIR FROOO. when met he SAid: But feAR no more! i would not tAKe this thing, if it LAY By the highway. not were minas tirith FALLinG in

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Entry by bumbie

Voldemort forced Peter Pettigrew to strangle himself with his own magic hand

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Entry by Vincent Pall

Annie... what are you doing with that hammer? OH DEAR GOD N00OOOO!!! Seriously, STEPHEN no. Take a look at the KING original cover of the novel on Mis

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Entry by bazooka

Cafos In Stephen King's novel four year-old Tad Trenton dies of dehydration after being trapped in hot car the a by rabid's St. Bernard dog. Even regu

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MOVIE CARRIE BURNS DOWN A HIGH SCHCO! AND KILIS SOME PEOPLE. NOVEI CARRIE LEVEIS AN ENTIRE TOWN BY DETONATING UNDERGRCUND GAS TANKS, COWNING POWER LIN

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Entry by Ruy Platt

In the book, Andy bribes the guards to beat the hell out of the guy who was raping him... THE SHAWSHANK REDEPMP TNON ...with the money he brought to p

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Entry by Honeyko

JAMES MORGAN ANGELINA McAVoy FREEMAN JOLIE AND WANTED SUMMER 2008 You've probably already forgotten about this 2008 action film, more than likely beca

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CRACKED.COM No film adaptation of The Jungle Book to date., has shown the part in which Mowgli tricks the animals of the jungle into destroying a vill

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Entry by krakenkraked

IN COLLODI'S BOOK, SMASHES PINOCCHIO THE INSUFFERABLE, MORALISTIC CRICKET AGAINST THE WALL WITH A MALLET AWESOME, ISN'T IT? CRACKEDGOM

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Entry by Bennett Rea

The first time we meet Hawley Griffin, the Invisible Man, in Alan Moore's League of Extraordinary Gentleman comic, he is running around impregnating y

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Entry by AgentCoop

IN THE DARK KNIGHT RISES AN INTEGRAL OF BANE'S PLAN BATMA PART TO TAKE CONTROL OF GOTHAM CITY INVOLVES FREEING THE INMATES OF BLACKGATE PENITENTIARY

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Entry by Pupusa

IN THE COMIC WELCOME BACK FRANK (BASIS FOR THE 2004 FILM) THE PUNISHER USES A FLAMETHROWER RRRR PUNCHES A POLAR BEAR IN THE FACE SO THAT IT WILL MAULH

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Entry by Mattcee

CRACKEDCON Don't remember the scene from the Running Man where a mortally injured Richards kamikazes a plane into the TV studio's headquarters? That's

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IN THE ORIGINAL JURASSIC PARK NOVEL, MLILDOON BLEW APART VELOCIRAPTORS WITH A GODDAMNED ROCKET LAUNCHER.

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Entry by Dongtacular!

In the graphic novel V for Vendetta the evil dictator Adam Sutler is implied to have a machine fetish and masturbates in front of a supercomputer. A

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Entry by Ted E.

The original The Princess Bride novel does not include a Pit of Despair. Instead, Prince Humperdinck has a 5-level underground hunting arena called

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Entry by Marconi Rebus

IN THE BOOK, A CURSING, POT-SMOKING FORREST GUMP GOES INTO SPACE WITH AN APE NAMED SUE, BUT SUE CRASHES THE SHIP AND THEY'RE FORCED TO LIVE WITH CANNI

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