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27 Movies That Utterly Butchered The Book They Were Based On

"Imagine whatever you love about the book being stomped, sh*t upon, then stomped again by a bunch of otherwise talented actors."

Recently, Reddit user u/theyusedthelamppost asked r/Movies, "What movies badly butchered a great book?" and the comments got VERY heated. Here are some of the examples people are most angry about!

1. Artemis Fowl

2. The Hobbit

3. Queen of the Damned

4. The Dark Tower

5. The Golden Compass

6. I Am Legend

7. Ender's Game

8. The Lost World: Jurassic Park

9. World War Z

10. Jumper

11. A Wrinkle in Time

12. Ella Enchanted

13. Miss Peregrines Home for Peculiar Children

14. Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

15. Watchmen

16. The Lovely Bones

17. My Sister's Keeper

18. Water for Elephants

19. The Neverending Story

20. And Then There Were None

21. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire...

22. ...and Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

23. Sahara

24. Annihilation

25. Eragon

26. Red Sparrow

27. And finally, "All of the Bourne films after the first one."

What do you think is the worst book-to-film adaptation of all time? Let us know in the comments below!

Submissions have been edited for length/clarity.