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Joss Whedon says Avengers 2 is inspired by the Godfather trilogy

How do you follow up one of the biggest, most successful films of all time? If you’re Joss Whedon, you begin by taking notes from a classic…

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50 Best Book To Movie Adaptations
32. Drive (2011)The Book: John Sallis’ book of the same name, which follows Driver, a morally ambiguous lead who drives for a living – and then some.The Movie Version: Supremely stylish and starring a swaggering, on-the-brink-of-something Ryan Gosling. Sure, the plot feels vaguely inconsequential, but this is gorgeous stuff.Biggest Difference: Sallis’ novel has no linear plot, jumping around in time. This conceit was not used in the film.[FOR THE OTHER 49 BEST BOOK TO MOVIE ADAPTATIONS, CLICK ON GOSLING OR FOLLOW THIS LINK]

50 Best Book To Movie Adaptations

32. Drive (2011)

The Book: John Sallis’ book of the same name, which follows Driver, a morally ambiguous lead who drives for a living – and then some.

The Movie Version: Supremely stylish and starring a swaggering, on-the-brink-of-something Ryan Gosling. Sure, the plot feels vaguely inconsequential, but this is gorgeous stuff.

Biggest Difference: Sallis’ novel has no linear plot, jumping around in time. This conceit was not used in the film.

[FOR THE OTHER 49 BEST BOOK TO MOVIE ADAPTATIONS, CLICK ON GOSLING OR FOLLOW THIS LINK]

50 Best Book To Movie Adaptations
11. American Psycho (2000)The Book: Psychosexual satire from the pen of Bret Easton Ellis. It’s about serial killer and Manhattan businessman Patrick Bateman.The Movie Version: Stars a pumped-up, teeth-bleached Christian Bale in one of his finest screen performances.Biggest Difference: Several names were changed, including Paul Allen, who director Mary Harron discovered was a real businessman.[FOR THE OTHER 49 BEST BOOK TO MOVIE ADAPTATIONS, CLICK ON BATEMAN OR FOLLOW THIS LINK]

50 Best Book To Movie Adaptations

11. American Psycho (2000)

The Book: Psychosexual satire from the pen of Bret Easton Ellis. It’s about serial killer and Manhattan businessman Patrick Bateman.

The Movie Version: Stars a pumped-up, teeth-bleached Christian Bale in one of his finest screen performances.

Biggest Difference: Several names were changed, including Paul Allen, who director Mary Harron discovered was a real businessman.

[FOR THE OTHER 49 BEST BOOK TO MOVIE ADAPTATIONS, CLICK ON BATEMAN OR FOLLOW THIS LINK]

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The Godfather (1972)

The Godfather (1972)