People Are Sharing The Changes Movies And Shows Made From The Books That Really Upset Them And Now I'm Activated

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    We asked the BuzzFeed Community to share which changes movies and shows made from the source material that really annoyed them. Here are some of the most infuriating responses:

    1. In The Divergent Series: Allegiant, Caleb sacrifices himself at the end of the film.

    However, in the book, Tris — the main character and Caleb's sister — is the one to sacrifice herself instead of Caleb.

    close up of Tris

    2. In The Haunting of Hill House, Nell had a husband and a happy marriage.

    two characters dancing

    However, in the book, Nell doesn't have a partner.

    a woman about to cry

    3. In The Sun Is Also A Star, Natasha wears gold headphones.

    a woman walking down the street with large headphones as a man runs to catch up behind her

    However, in the book, Natasha wears pink headphones.

    pink headphones on a table and the cover of the book

    4. In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Dumbledore aggressively asks Harry if he put his name in the Goblet of Fire.

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    However, in the book, Dumbledore calmly asks Harry if he put his name in the Goblet, since their relationship was more of a fatherly/mentoring one.

    the book page with a circle around the word calmly

    5. In Eragon, Angela is a young, attractive fortune teller.

    the fortune teller with a beaded hat

    However, in the book, it's implied that Angela is quite old and has lived for "a very long time."

    the book cover with a dragon on it

    6. In The Moral Instruments: City of Bones, Clary and Jace are brother and sister.

    However, in the books, Clary's dad tricks Clary and Jace into believing they are brother and sister, but they eventually find out they are not related.

    7. In My Sister's Keeper, Kate encourages her sister to sue for medical emancipation because she no longer wants Anna's organs and is ready to die after her battle with Leukemia.

    an arrow pointing to Kate with text that reads "dies in the movie"

    However, in the book, Anna dies in a car accident on her way to court and her organs are given to her sister, Kate, who grows up to be a ballet dancer and lives with the guilt of living because of her sister's death.

    an arrow pointing to Anna with text that reads "dies in the book"

    8. In Matilda, the Wormwoods live in an American suburb.

    However, in the book, the Wormwoods live in Buckinghamshire, England.

    the book cover with an illustrated girl surrounded by books

    9. In The Wizard of Oz, Dorothy's iconic slippers are ruby red.

    However, in the book, Dorothy's slippers are silver.

    silver ballet flats

    10. In Harry Potter, Harry's eyes are blue and his mother's eyes are brown.

    close up of Harry next to his mom when she was his age

    However, in the book, Harry's eyes are supposed to be bright green, "just like [his] mother's."

    close up of a green eye

    11. In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry breaks the Elder Wand in half after defeating Voldemort.

    However, in the books, Harry uses the Elder Wand to repair his old tried-and-true wand that he accidentally broke.

    12. In The Shining, Dick Halloran — the head chef — is killed by Jack when he returns to the Overlook to help Danny and Wendy.

    a man lying in fear

    However, in the book, Halloran lives and escapes the Overlook Hotel with Danny and Wendy.

    Halloran looking back and smiling

    13. In Silence of the Lambs, Hannibal escapes prison and informs Clarice that he won't hunt her if she wont hunt him (which, as a newly minted FBI agent, she cannot agree to).

    Hannibal calls Clarice and says he wishes he could chat for longer but he's got an old friend coming for dinner

    However, in the book, Hannibal manipulates Clarice into falling in love with him.

    14. In Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Bellatrix and her fellow goons burn down the Burrow.

    However, in the books, the Burrow is charmed and enchanted to ensure that its location remains a secret.

    Harry and some of the students at Hogwarts

    15. In The Hunger Games, Greasy Sae gives Katniss the gold Mockingjay pin.

    close up of Greasy Sae

    However, in the book, Katniss is friends with a girl named Madge, the daughter of the mayor, who gives her the gold Mockingjay before the reaping.

    16. In Harry Potter, the only ghosts we see are Nearly-Headless Nick and Moaning Myrtle.

    However, in the book, there was another ghost named Peeves the Poltergeist.

    17. In The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Trillian is just an Earth woman who's along for the ride.

    Trillian talking to a robot

    However, in the book, Trillian is an astrophysicist, which is why she joins the quest, because she wants to see space and the stars.

    the book cover with the title

    18. In Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, Emma is able to manipulate air/is lighter than air, which is why she wears lead shoes to keep her grounded.

    However, in the book, Emma is able to create fire with her hands.

    the book cover with Emma in the middle of the woods

    19. In Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire, the elves — aside from #Freed Dobby — are treated as servants.


    However, in the book, Hermione starts S.P.E.W. — the Society for the Promotion of Elfish Welfare — after witnessing Winky (who is also absent from the movies) being abused by Barty Crouch Sr.

    20. In Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Ginny hides the Potions textbook in the Room of Requirement so Harry wouldn't know where to find it.

    Ginny tells Harry to close his eyes so he won't be tempted

    However, in the books, Harry is the one to hide it. He hides it near an old tiara that he uses as a place marker.

    the book page reading that it belongs to the Half Blood Prince and the tiara with a large stone

    21. In Ella Enchanted, Ella is ordered by the ogres not to move and is helpless until Prince Char saves her.

    Prince Char fighting off the ogres

    However, in the book, Ella stays up all night practicing her Ogerese — the native tongue of the ogres — in order to convince them to spare her, which they do.

    the book cover with Ella leaning on a ledge by a book

    22. In Enola Holmes, Enola reunites — albeit briefly — with her mother, Eudoria.

    Enola and her mother

    However, in the books, Enola never sees her mother again.

    23. In Memoirs of a Geisha, there are times when the Geishas are seen messy or without makeup.


    one of the Geishas looking through a draw with hair down and no makeup

    However, in the book, a Geisha would never be seen without looking perfect.

    24. Lastly, in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II, Voldemort breaks off into a million little pieces after Harry defeats him.

    However, in the books, Voldemort simply falls dead.

    an illustration of a man falling to his death

    Did we miss any book-to-movie or -show changes that peeved you off? Let us know in the comments below!