16 Times Source Material Was Changed (For The Better)

We like to harp on Hollywood a lot for butchering the source material they use to make films. The Lorax completely changed the original's message, The Hobbit added characters and love stories on its way to becoming a CGI turd, and Super Mario Bros. broke all our childhood hearts.

But, sometimes, Hollywood butchers source materials for the better. For example ...

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BANE became Batman's enemy BECAUSE HE USED TO DREAM OF A BAT. CONQUER THE FEAR IN YOUR HEART AND you MAY HAVE ANYTHING THAT YOU DESIRE. YOU WiLL BE SE

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In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, we learn that Arnim Zola transferred his consciousness into a supercomputer. In the comics, Zola creates a dev

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Entry by Rob_Otto

In the original story of CNDERIUA The evil stepmother cuts off the heel and toes of the stepsisters So their feet will fit the glass slippero

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In the MCU, Vision is created by uploading Iron Man's AIJ.A.R.V.I.S. into a synthetic body. Vision's comic book origin is much weirder than that. His

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Entry by LizinCostume

GONE NID the with Scarlett O'Hara's life-long romantic obsession, Ashley Wilkes, was a member of the KKK.

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Entry by Andrea Meno

In the fairy tale, Rapunzel's parents sold her off. In the Brothers Grimm story, Rapunzel's pregnant mother craves rapunzel plants in Gothel's garden

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

BIG HERO IN THE ORIGINAL COMICS, HIRO WAS A CHILD PRODIGY WHO WAS FORCED TO FIGHT IN ORDER TO SAVE HIS ABDUCTED MOTHER FROM EVERWRAITH, AN ENTITY MADE

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2005's Fantastic Four took many liberties with the mythos of Marvel's first family. The changes weren't all bad, FOR instance, it made their exposure

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In Thor, Odin banishes Thor to Earth and strips him of his powers. In the comics, Odin banishes him to Earth and traps him in the body of a crippled m

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Beauty Beast and the ARE FIRST COUSINS. In Mme. de Villeneuve's original story, the Beast is the son of a king and a queen, while Beauty's real parent

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Entry by John Sherwood

AFTER LOSING HIS COMPANY TO OBADAH STANE, TONY STARK GOES ON A YEAR-LONG HOMELESS BENDER. cues euoe m OYING. M DOnT MATTE One of the bleakest story ar

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In The Princess and the Frog, the prince's curse is broken by a romantic kiss. In the original Grimm fairy tale, the prince's curse is broken when he'

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Entry by aranjelais

Shrek in was hatched a pit and then abandoned there by his parents. NO WONDER HE HAS TRUST ISSUES.

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Entry by Andrea Meno

Originally, CRACKED CO Harvey COM Dent is fascinated by coins due to abuse from his father. In The Dark Knight, Harvey Dent has his father's lucky co

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Entry by Kevin King

In The Little Mermaid, Ariel's voice is taken away by Ursula. In the original fairy tale, her tongue gets cut off. CRACKED.COM

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Entry by Scott Laffey

THE MCU FALCON IS A RETIRED USAF PARARESCUEMAN. FALCON'S TRUE ORIGIN IS HE WAS GIVEN THE ABILITY TO CONTROL BIRDS WHEN THE RED SKULL GROT FUSED HIS BR