15 Movies That Are Better Than the Books They’re Based On

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We all have that one friend who insists the book is always better than the movie, and if you don’t, then you’re that friend. While it’s true that books can provide a more sensory, imaginative experience, movies offer plenty of things books can’t like music, visual effects and good looking actors.

Often, though, the toss-up between books and movies simply depends on which version tells the story better. The next time you’re trying to prove that the movie can, in fact, be better than the book, use one of these 15 examples as fuel for your argument.


Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Truman Capote was undoubtedly one of the greatest authors of the twentieth century, but the iconic image of Audrey Hepburn in her classic LBD puts the paper copy to shame. Although she passed away in the nineties, Hepburn is still one of the most famous screen sirens of all time.

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