What Film Do You Think Is Better Than The Book It Was Based On?

For me it's "The Firm". The film is one of my all time favorites and helps cement in my mind that whether you like him or not, Tom Cruise is one of the greatest actors of modern times. The book was a bit meh. submitted by Speaking-of-segues [link] [16 comments]

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