What would you like to do?

Differences between the movie and book Speak?

already exists.

Would you like to merge this question into it?

already exists as an alternate of this question.

Would you like to make it the primary and merge this question into it?

exists and is an alternate of .

In the movie, there is much less narration, and you hear Melinda's thoughts less than you do in the book.
At the end of the book, Melinda speaks to Mr. Freeman about her being raped. In the movie, she tells her mother.
In the book, Andy Evans tries to rape Melinda a second time, whereas in the movie he physically assaults her instead.
In the book, Melinda hears about Rachel and Andy's breakup happening at prom, whereas in the movie, Rachel breaks up with Andy outside of his car.
The film mentions the story taking place somewhere in the Midwest. The novel takes place in Syracuse, Anderson's hometown.
In the book, the high school's mascot changes frequently (from Trojans to Blue Devils to Tigers to Wombats to Hornets), whereas in the film, it changes from Trojans to Hornets to Falcons and later to Wombats.
In the book she is raped outside on the farmland at the party, in the film she is raped in Andy's car.
In the book, when Andy tries to rape Melinda for the second time, she holds a shard of broken glass up to his neck and says "I said no.", but never actually hurt him. In the movie, she uses the glass shard, and throws bleach (or some chemical of that sort) in his eyes.
In the book, once Nicole and her friends save her from Andy, Melinda simply leaves. In the movie, after she is hurt by Andy, she is sent to the hospital.
In the book, Merryweather High School's colors are gray and purple. In the film, they are blue and red.
In the movie, Melinda meets Heather on the bus to school, whereas in the book she meets her in the auditorium.
+ 18 others found this useful
Thanks for the feedback!

What are the differences between the lovely bones book and the movie?

They are a lot, i'll do everything i can think Book: In general things are a lot less friendly Movie: In general things are neutered. Book: Susie is raped and murdered.

Difference between the movie and the book of the devil's arithmetic?

In the Book, when Hannah goes back in time, she becomes Chaya. In the film her name is still HannahIn the book, Hannah has a brother named Aaron. But in the film, she is the o

What are the differences between the Twilight movie and the book?

Well, some scenes were taken out, and some things from scenes in the book, were made into a different scene The book is amazing,More spectacular than the movie..There is a lot

What is the differences between a stormbreaker movie and the book?

Sabina is in the film, not the book. In the book series she is introduced in the third book Skeleton Key. Sabina also doesn't go to school with Alex. The character Mr. Crawl

What is the difference between the book alive and the movie?

In the book, it is clearly explained that how Canessa and Parrado find help when they reach the green valleys (they see men on the horses on the other side of river). But in t

Differences between atonement the book and movie?

Differences between the book "Atonement" and the movie vary from  the more in-depth understanding of the characters and point of  views in the book that aren't in the movie

What is the difference between the book IT and the movie?

To truly answer this question would take more time than anyone should bother with, but I can give the overall differences: Missing from the movie was the character of Patrick

What are differences between Frankenstein book and the movie?

It, of course, depends on which movie you mean, but I'm assuming you mean the 1931 classic.     In the movie the monster never speaks. In the book he has a lot to say

Differences between holes the movie and the book?

Movie/Book1. Stanley is skinny/Stanley is overweight 2. Dr. Pendenski/Mr. Pendenski 3. Stanley's father wanted to take the foot odor away/Stanley's father wanted to recycle sn

Differences between Inherit the Wind book and movie?

The most striking difference is the Native Dancer Story. In the  play, Drummond tells the story to Cates while they are waiting for  the verdict to come in. [In my opinion t

Difference between book and movie about a boy?

well in the novel Will is illustrated in a dispicable way. Hornby actually makes the reader hate him at the start but in the movie, because of his good looks and humour, we ac

What are the differences between The Outsiders book and movie?

The movie had a couple differences than the book. Some of the characters did not appear in the movie as much as they did in the book. In the Movie the Socs were from the South

Is there a difference between Jaws the book and movie?

Yes, there are some differences For example, in the book Hooper has an affair with Chief Brody's wife, and he is killed by the shark. Quint's story about the USS Indianapolis