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20 movies that fans think are better than the books

Espresso Logo By Mackenzie Shand of Espresso | Slide 2 of 21: Many consider the Academy Award-winning film The Godfather to be one of the greatest ever made. The book, however, doesn't receive quite the same degree of accolades. While the novel is considered good, there are elements of the movie that take the story to another level. The film keeps the focus more on the main characters and adds atmosphere and action to the mafia-centred plot.

The Godfather

Many consider the Academy Award-winning film The Godfather to be one of the greatest ever made. The book, however, doesn't receive quite the same degree of accolades. While the novel is considered good, there are elements of the movie that take the story to another level. The film keeps the focus more on the main characters and adds atmosphere and action to the mafia-centred plot.

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