It's understandable that not everything in a book can make it onto the screen. Sometimes, it's a shame (The Golden Compass, anyone?). Other times, we're just thankful that the makers of certain films chose not to expose us to the dark, cynical world that exists in some writers' minds. And it's saying something that even our diabolical brains nope out when it comes to scenes like:

Room In the movie: Joy (24) and her son Jack (5) live in a shed as the captives of Old Nick, Jack's biological father who kidnapped Joy seven years
Source: Pajiba

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark In the movie: Harold the scarecrow stabs and kills Tommy with a pitchfork. In the book: Thomas gets skinned and stre
Source: Time

American Psycho In the movie: A lot of crazy stuff happens, but nothing quite as shocking as... In the book: entire rape scene that ends with ge
Source: LitCharts

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