Day 17- Book turned movie and completely desecrated
Watchers (Book by Dean Koontz)
There are many examples of "I love the book but the movie was terrible!" but this one is just so awful it makes me cringe. 1) They changed the character from a guy in his 30's to a teenager, 2) They made a good guy the bad guy, and 3) It's a terrible 80's movie with Corey Haim. What's even worse is that they made 3 sequels after this one and all were straight to VHS. Nothing says "good quality entertainment" like skipping the theater all together.
When you change the idea of a book that much, it should no longer have any connection to the book. It's atrocious. I feel bad that Koontz even had his name connected with this monstrosity. It makes me a little furious because the book was so good! I want to kill it with fire.
There are so many books turned movies out there to hate. I'm curious, which one makes you want to destroy its existence?
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