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19th Sep '16 4:15:41 PM theknack101
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** One of the larger changes was removing Hermione's challenge from the finale, since solving a logic puzzle probably isn't very exciting to watch. Because of this, her moment to shine became the Devil's Snare. Which has the effect of reversing her and Ron's characterizations from how they were in the book (in the book, Hermione panicked and Ron had to tell her to get a grip.)
29th Aug '16 9:32:20 PM Isaac_Heller
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSpectacularSpiderMan''. It drew heavily from the original spider-man comics of the Silver Age stories that were written by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko(the show brought in characters, plot elements,premise,story lines), with a similar balance of action, drama and comedy as well as a high school setting. However, it also tends to utilized a number of material from all eras of the comic's run and other sources such as the more recent ''ComicBook/UltimateSpiderMan'' comics and the popular live-action ''Film/SpiderManTrilogy'', (through some of the the designs of some of the characters but they were based off the characters from the mainstream comics ) making a cartoon that is recognizable to both older and younger fans.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSpectacularSpiderMan''. It drew heavily from the original spider-man comics of the Silver Age stories that were written by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko(the show brought in characters, plot elements,premise,story lines), with a similar balance of action, drama and comedy as well as a high school setting. However, it also tends to utilized a number of material from all eras of the comic's run and other sources such as the more recent ''ComicBook/UltimateSpiderMan'' comics and the popular live-action ''Film/SpiderManTrilogy'', (through some of the the designs of some of the characters but they were based off the characters from the mainstream comics ) making a cartoon that is recognizable to both older and younger fans.
21st Aug '16 11:57:53 AM nombretomado
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* Creator/DataEastPinball's ''Pinball/TalesFromTheCrypt'' combines elements of both the original ECComics' title and the subsequent [[Series/TalesFromTheCrypt HBO television anthology series.]]

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* Creator/DataEastPinball's ''Pinball/TalesFromTheCrypt'' combines elements of both the original ECComics' Creator/ECComics' title and the subsequent [[Series/TalesFromTheCrypt HBO television anthology series.]]
10th Aug '16 6:16:56 AM MagBas
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* There was a comic on ''VideoGame/StarFox64''. The comic featured differences that were not shown in the games:
** The flight path is Corneria, Titania, Meteo, Aquas, Solar, Bolse, and finally Venom. This path is not possible in the games. It was changed to cover all of the vehicles that Fox used in the game.
** Star Wolf is fought in Meteo, which is not possible in the games.
** The most notable one is that in Solar, after Pigma and Andrew appear on Solar to finish off Fox, Falco, and Slippy, Katt saves the three. Then, Wolf appears and shoots at Pigma and Andrew. When Andrew demands to know why Wolf is shooting at Pigma and Andrew, Wolf angrily says that Pigma and Andrew acted without Wolf's permission and kicks them out of Star Wolf.



* ''Theatre/BarrelRollsAndBrokenDreams'' was based on ''VideoGame/StarFox64''. It had differences that were not included in the games:
** The flight path (as indicated by pictures in the background of the next planet that the Star Fox team is travelling to next, save for the first, third, and fifth missions) is Corneria, Meteo, Zoness, Sector X, Macbeth, Sector Z, and Venom.
** Star Wolf does not appear. Bill does not show up either.
** Slippy has to be saved from Macbeth rather than Titania.
** In Sector Z, [[spoiler: Peppy sacrifices his life to take out the remaining missles, and Katt takes Peppy's place.]]
** There is conversation between team members before each mission.
9th Aug '16 3:11:17 PM Adam43
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* There was a comic on ''VideoGame/StarFox64''. The comic featured differences that were not shown in the games:
** The flight path is Corneria, Titania, Meteo, Aquas, Solar, Bolse, and finally Venom. This path is not possible in the games. It was changed to cover all of the vehicles that Fox used in the game.
** Star Wolf is fought in Meteo, which is not possible in the games.
** The most notable one is that in Solar, after Pigma and Andrew appear on Solar to finish off Fox, Falco, and Slippy, Katt saves the three. Then, Wolf appears and shoots at Pigma and Andrew. When Andrew demands to know why Wolf is shooting at Pigma and Andrew, Wolf angrily says that Pigma and Andrew acted without Wolf's permission and kicks them out of Star Wolf.


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* ''Theatre/BarrelRollsAndBrokenDreams'' was based on ''VideoGame/StarFox64''. It had differences that were not included in the games:
** The flight path (as indicated by pictures in the background of the next planet that the Star Fox team is travelling to next, save for the first, third, and fifth missions) is Corneria, Meteo, Zoness, Sector X, Macbeth, Sector Z, and Venom.
** Star Wolf does not appear. Bill does not show up either.
** Slippy has to be saved from Macbeth rather than Titania.
** In Sector Z, [[spoiler: Peppy sacrifices his life to take out the remaining missles, and Katt takes Peppy's place.]]
** There is conversation between team members before each mission.
8th Aug '16 4:45:14 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* ''Film/JurassicPark''. Many side plots from [[Literature/JurassicPark the book]] were written out and several characters were combined and their fates change.
** Most notably, in the film Hammond's character was a kindly old man who just wanted to share the magic of dinosaurs with people. In [[Literature/JurassicPark the novel]], he's a {{manipulative|Bastard}} {{Jerkass}} who really just wants people's money, and won't listen to anyone's advice about how dangerous the situation is.
** Some scenes in the book that were left out of the first movie appeared in later movies. The book opens with a scene of a family having a picnic on a beach. A child chases a tiny dinosaur into the forest and then gets attacked by a swarm of them. Another scene has the female character jumping from roof to roof being chased by velociraptors. Those scenes were shown in ''Film/TheLostWorldJurassicPark''. This tradition was continued in ''Film/JurassicPark3'' and ''Film/JurassicWorld'': scenes in Isla Nublar's aviary in the first book were loosely adapted into ''Jurassic Park 3'' while the color-changing camouflage abilities of the ''Carnotaurus'' in the second were given to ''Jurassic World'''s [[spoiler:''Indominus rex'']].
** The context of that first scene was drastically changed, though; the original version of that scene takes place on a Costa Rican beach, thus showing us that dinosaurs have already escaped the island. In the movie, however, the family just happens to unknowingly weigh anchor for a picnic on the island, where the dinosaurs are apparently safely confined.
** It's also inverted: after the first movie came out, Creator/MichaelCrichton wrote a second novel partly so that his friend Creator/StevenSpielberg would have something to adapt as a sequel, and incorporated a scene from the ''movie'' into the ''book'': calling to the brachiosaurs from a tree in the first film becomes calling to a herd of other dinosaurs from the high-hide.

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* ''Film/JurassicPark''. Many side plots from [[Literature/JurassicPark the book]] were written out and several characters were combined and their fates change.
** Most notably, in the film Hammond's character was a kindly old man who just wanted to share the magic of dinosaurs with people. In [[Literature/JurassicPark the novel]], he's a {{manipulative|Bastard}} {{Jerkass}} who really just wants people's money, and won't listen to anyone's advice about how dangerous the situation is.
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change. However, some scenes in the book that were left out of earlier movies in the first movie series appeared in later movies. The book opens with a scene of a family having a picnic on a beach. A child chases a tiny dinosaur into the forest and then gets attacked by a swarm of them. Another scene has the female character jumping from roof to roof being chased by velociraptors. Those scenes were shown in ''Film/TheLostWorldJurassicPark''. This tradition was continued in ''Film/JurassicPark3'' and ''Film/JurassicWorld'': scenes in Isla Nublar's aviary in the first book were loosely adapted into ''Jurassic Park 3'' while the color-changing camouflage abilities of the ''Carnotaurus'' in the second were given to ''Jurassic World'''s [[spoiler:''Indominus rex'']].
** The context of that first scene was drastically changed, though; the original version of that scene takes place on a Costa Rican beach, thus showing us that dinosaurs have already escaped the island. In the movie, however, the family just happens to unknowingly weigh anchor for a picnic on the island, where the dinosaurs are apparently safely confined.
** It's also inverted: after the first movie came out, Creator/MichaelCrichton wrote a second novel partly so that his friend Creator/StevenSpielberg would have something to adapt as a sequel, and incorporated a scene from the ''movie'' into the ''book'': calling to the brachiosaurs from a tree in the first film becomes calling to a herd of other dinosaurs from the high-hide.
8th Aug '16 4:42:22 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* ''Film/TheLastOfTheMohicans'' is an extremely distilled version of a very long and rather complicated novel. Omitted portions include redundant portions where the women are captured and quickly freed, a deranged white man at the Huron camp, a shooting contest, and Natty Bumpo disguised as a bear. The changes generally streamlined and improved on the novel.

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* ''Film/TheLastOfTheMohicans'' is an extremely distilled version of a very long and rather complicated novel. Omitted portions include redundant portions where the women are captured and quickly freed, a deranged white man at the Huron camp, a shooting contest, and Natty Bumpo disguised as a bear. The changes generally streamlined and improved on the novel.
4th Jul '16 7:43:51 AM MCanter89
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->''"Doomed planet. Desperate scientists. Last hope. Kindly couple. Superman."''

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->''"Doomed ->"''Doomed planet. Desperate scientists. Last hope. Kindly couple. Superman."''''"



Contrast with PragmaticAdaptation: in a distillation, a complex story is simplified, without much substantive change. In a PragmaticAdaptation, the story is changed with the shift in medium. Also, contrast AdaptationExpansion, which tacks on more content but retains all of the original source material. When a story element is removed, but its ''effects'' aren't, that's AdaptationExplanationExtrication.

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Contrast with PragmaticAdaptation: in a distillation, a complex story is simplified, without much substantive change. In a PragmaticAdaptation, the story is changed with the shift in medium. Also, contrast AdaptationExpansion, which tacks on more content but retains all of the original source material. When a story element is removed, removed but its ''effects'' aren't, that's AdaptationExplanationExtrication.



* The film version of Creator/LeijiMatsumoto's ''Manga/GalaxyExpress999'' - not so much a compilation as a new adaptation of the original manga series - cuts out much of the unnecessary melodramatic elements of the original to focus on the core story-arc, while at the same time expanding on Tetsuro's quest to get revenge on Count Mecha.

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* The film version of Creator/LeijiMatsumoto's ''Manga/GalaxyExpress999'' - not so much a compilation as a new adaptation of the original manga series - cuts out much of the unnecessary melodramatic elements of the original to focus on the core story-arc, while at the same time expanding on Tetsuro's quest to get revenge on Count Mecha.



** While [[Anime/AstroBoy the first anime series]] generally had low production values (it was the first animated TV series produced in Japan, so it took them a while to get the hang of it) and the heavier themes of the manga were often toned down for mass consumption, a few of the stories adapted from the manga were much tighter than the originals. [[Anime/AstroBoy The 1980s anime]] had the same problems as the first, but added the character of Atlas (actually an amalgam of three different characters from the manga), a complex recurring villain who tied several episodes together into a single overriding story arc. Then came [[Anime/AstroBoy the 2003 series]] which, while still fairly episodic by modern anime standards, had a continuous storyline revolving around the struggles between humanity and robotkind tying together classic stories from the manga, greatly expanded the role of Astro's father, Dr. Tenma and featured animation quality similar to that used in Tezuka Productions' acclaimed theatrical release ''Film/{{Metropolis}}''. In a non-animated example, the Sankei Newspaper comic strip version, originally a continuation of the story from the first anime, turned into a continuity reboot after Astro {{Time Travel}}led back to the (then) present, eventually died and then the time of his creation rolled around again. This version greatly expanded on Astro's backstory and his relationship with Dr. Tenma. And then there is the UltimateUniverse version created by Creator/NaokiUrasawa (of ''Manga/{{Monster}}'' fame) for his futuristic suspense-thriller manga ''Manga/{{Pluto}}''. ''Then'' we have the 2009 animated movie by IMAGI but distributed for American audiences... definitely the farthest away from the original storyline, only keeping the key points from the OriginStory.

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** While [[Anime/AstroBoy the first anime series]] generally had low production values (it was the first animated TV series produced in Japan, so it took them a while to get the hang of it) and the heavier themes of the manga were often toned down for mass consumption, a few of the stories adapted from the manga were much tighter than the originals. [[Anime/AstroBoy The 1980s anime]] had the same problems as the first, but added the character of Atlas (actually an amalgam of three different characters from the manga), a complex recurring villain who tied several episodes together into a single overriding story arc. Then came [[Anime/AstroBoy the 2003 series]] which, while still fairly episodic by modern anime standards, had a continuous storyline revolving around the struggles between humanity and robotkind tying together classic stories from the manga, greatly expanded the role of Astro's father, Dr. Tenma and featured animation quality similar to that used in Tezuka Productions' acclaimed theatrical release ''Film/{{Metropolis}}''. In a non-animated example, the Sankei Newspaper comic strip version, originally a continuation of the story from the first anime, turned into a continuity reboot after Astro {{Time Travel}}led back to the (then) present, eventually died and then the time of his creation rolled around again. This version greatly expanded on Astro's backstory and his relationship with Dr. Tenma. And then there is the UltimateUniverse version created by Creator/NaokiUrasawa (of ''Manga/{{Monster}}'' fame) for his futuristic suspense-thriller manga ''Manga/{{Pluto}}''. ''Then'' we have the 2009 animated movie by IMAGI but distributed for American audiences... audiences… definitely the farthest away from the original storyline, only keeping the key points from the OriginStory.



* The live action films of ''Manga/DeathNote'' keeps many of the best parts of the original story while changing several things, including giving Soichiro Yagami more prominence and [[spoiler: letting him live in the end,]] giving a larger focus on the murder of Misa's family as a way of making her character seem less shallow, and most of all [[spoiler: cutting the Mello and Near arc entirely and having L win personally instead.]]

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* The live action films of ''Manga/DeathNote'' keeps many of the best parts of the original story while changing several things, including giving Soichiro Yagami more prominence and [[spoiler: letting [[spoiler:letting him live in the end,]] end]], giving a larger focus on the murder of Misa's family as a way of making her character seem less shallow, and most of all [[spoiler: cutting [[spoiler:cutting the Mello and Near arc entirely and having L win personally instead.]]



** During the Venus Arc (chapters 14-25), Akaya had the Twins capture Himegami and used her as leverage, to coerce the Tenbi students into a 4-on-4 battle against his students. The anime replaced it with a 2-part finale, in which, Haruko is abducted by Otohime Yamato and her twin brother, Gouken. Instead of fighting the Venus Unit, they rescue her and create a portal leading directly back to Tenbi, so she could save the school from [[spoiler: Takeru]], who'd [[IKnowYoureInThereSomewhereFight become possessed]] by his [[spoiler: Blood Pointer]] ability.

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** During the Venus Arc (chapters 14-25), 14–25), Akaya had the Twins capture Himegami and used her as leverage, to coerce the Tenbi students into a 4-on-4 battle against his students. The anime replaced it with a 2-part finale, in which, Haruko is abducted by Otohime Yamato and her twin brother, Gouken. Instead of fighting the Venus Unit, they rescue her and create a portal leading directly back to Tenbi, so she could save the school from [[spoiler: Takeru]], [[spoiler:Takeru]], who'd [[IKnowYoureInThereSomewhereFight become possessed]] by his [[spoiler: Blood [[spoiler:Blood Pointer]] ability.



* In ''VideoGame/BlastCorps'', the eponymous team must gather a team of six elite scientists in order to create a controlled detonation for the runaway nuclear missile carrier. In the comic book adaptation (printed in Volumes 97-99 of ''Magazine/NintendoPower''), they only needed one scientist.

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* In ''VideoGame/BlastCorps'', the eponymous team must gather a team of six elite scientists in order to create a controlled detonation for the runaway nuclear missile carrier. In the comic book adaptation (printed in Volumes 97-99 97 to 99 of ''Magazine/NintendoPower''), they only needed one scientist.



* ''WesternAnimation/SupermanDoomsday'' was both this and a Pragmatic Adaptation of the ''Comicbook/TheDeathOfSuperman'', ''Funeral for a Friend'' and ''Reign of the Supermen'' storylines which, when combined, spanned over 60 issues of story. Granted, a lot of that was extraneous storyline for followers of the continuity, but they also managed to effectively compress two or three of the four fake Supermen into a single character [[spoiler: and used the audience familiar Luthor as its creator in place of multiple entities that would have had to be introduced]] and made the conflict about stopping him as opposed to an alien invasion. It still managed to hit the important points of those series.

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* ''WesternAnimation/SupermanDoomsday'' was both this and a Pragmatic Adaptation of the ''Comicbook/TheDeathOfSuperman'', ''Funeral for a Friend'' and ''Reign of the Supermen'' storylines which, when combined, spanned over 60 issues of story. Granted, a lot of that was extraneous storyline for followers of the continuity, but they also managed to effectively compress two or three of the four fake Supermen into a single character [[spoiler: and [[spoiler:and used the audience familiar Luthor as its creator in place of multiple entities that would have had to be introduced]] and made the conflict about stopping him as opposed to an alien invasion. It still managed to hit the important points of those series.



* The animated adaptation of ''ComicBook/{{Persepolis}}'' extends a few chapters, compresses and outright removes a few, and focuses a little more on the relationship of Marjane and her grandmother near the end. [[TropesAreTools this is not a bad thing]] - it actually makes it a great companion piece to the book.

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* The animated adaptation of ''ComicBook/{{Persepolis}}'' extends a few chapters, compresses and outright removes a few, and focuses a little more on the relationship of Marjane and her grandmother near the end. [[TropesAreTools this is not a bad thing]] - it actually makes it a great companion piece to the book.



* [[Film/HarryPotter The film versions]] of ''Literature/HarryPotterAndThePhilosophersStone'' and ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheChamberOfSecrets'' retain the dialogue almost word for word (though not all of it spoken by the same character or characters - Hermione stole quite a few of Ron's lines and at least one of Seamus's for example) and every important scene from the books is left in, with a few merged with other scenes or removed from the story.

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* [[Film/HarryPotter The film versions]] of ''Literature/HarryPotterAndThePhilosophersStone'' and ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheChamberOfSecrets'' retain the dialogue almost word for word (though not all of it spoken by the same character or characters - Hermione stole quite a few of Ron's lines and at least one of Seamus's for example) and every important scene from the books is left in, with a few merged with other scenes or removed from the story.



** ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheWinterSoldier'' is based off a storyline from Creator/EdBrubaker's run, but ComicBook/CaptainAmerica sports his ''ComicBook/SecretAvengers'' costume, while ComicBook/TheFalcon looks like his ComicBook/{{Ultimate|Marvel}} incarnation. The storyline also has elements of [[spoiler: the "S.H.I.E.L.D. Gone Bad" storylines ''ComicBook/NickFury vs. S.H.I.E.L.D.'' and ''ComicBook/SecretWarriors'']].
** ''Film/AvengersAgeOfUltron'' incorporates Ultron and Vision's intro story (''Avengers'' #54-58), Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch leaving a terrorist organization to join the Avengers (''Avengers'' #16), the Sentient Armor story-line in which Iron Man created an AI suit that went insane and tried to kill him (''Iron Man'' vol.3 #26-30), Ultron using multiple bodies (''Comicbook/UltronUnlimited''), and the name of the CrisisCrossover ''Age of Ultron''.
* ''Film/TheAmazingSpiderMan'' and ''Film/TheAmazingSpiderMan2'' both take elements from the classic comics and the ''Comicbook/UltimateSpiderMan'' series. The perfect example is the Rhino; He's a Russian gangster like his classic depiction, but pilots a MiniMecha / PoweredArmor like his Ultimate counterpart.

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** ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheWinterSoldier'' is based off a storyline from Creator/EdBrubaker's run, but ComicBook/CaptainAmerica sports his ''ComicBook/SecretAvengers'' costume, while ComicBook/TheFalcon looks like his ComicBook/{{Ultimate|Marvel}} incarnation. The storyline also has elements of [[spoiler: the [[spoiler:the "S.H.I.E.L.D. Gone Bad" storylines ''ComicBook/NickFury vs. S.H.I.E.L.D.'' and ''ComicBook/SecretWarriors'']].
** ''Film/AvengersAgeOfUltron'' incorporates Ultron and Vision's intro story (''Avengers'' #54-58), #54–58), Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch leaving a terrorist organization to join the Avengers (''Avengers'' #16), the Sentient Armor story-line in which Iron Man created an AI suit that went insane and tried to kill him (''Iron Man'' vol.3 #26-30), #26–30), Ultron using multiple bodies (''Comicbook/UltronUnlimited''), and the name of the CrisisCrossover ''Age of Ultron''.
* ''Film/TheAmazingSpiderMan'' and ''Film/TheAmazingSpiderMan2'' both take elements from the classic comics and the ''Comicbook/UltimateSpiderMan'' series. The perfect example is the Rhino; He's a Russian gangster like his classic depiction, but pilots a MiniMecha / PoweredArmor MiniMecha[=/=]PoweredArmor like his Ultimate counterpart.



* ''Film/AHistoryOfViolence'': The original graphic novel featured [[spoiler: a finger in a jar on a boss' necklace, an overly-devoted wife who immediately had no problem with her husband's previous life, and a brother being kept alive while having parts of him cut off]]. Cronenberg's take on the story removed the more "comic-book-y" aspects of the graphic novel, while adding more depth to the characters, and [[spoiler: replacing the HappilyEverAfter ending with a more BittersweetEnding]].

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* ''Film/AHistoryOfViolence'': The original graphic novel featured [[spoiler: a [[spoiler:a finger in a jar on a boss' necklace, an overly-devoted wife who immediately had no problem with her husband's previous life, and a brother being kept alive while having parts of him cut off]]. Cronenberg's take on the story removed the more "comic-book-y" aspects of the graphic novel, while adding more depth to the characters, and [[spoiler: replacing [[spoiler:replacing the HappilyEverAfter ending with a more BittersweetEnding]].



* The 2009 ''Film/StarTrek'' movie took decades of {{Backstory}} culled from the show's various series and distilled it to fit with the OriginStory of the {{alternate|Continuity}} ''Enterprise'' crew.

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* The 2009 ''Film/StarTrek'' movie took decades of {{Backstory}} {{backstory}} culled from the show's various series and distilled it to fit with the OriginStory of the {{alternate|Continuity}} ''Enterprise'' crew.



** Some scenes in the book that were left out of the first movie appeared in later movies. The book opens with a scene of a family having a picnic on a beach. A child chases a tiny dinosaur into the forest and then gets attacked by a swarm of them. Another scene has the female character jumping from roof to roof being chased by velociraptors. Those scenes were shown in ''Film/TheLostWorldJurassicPark''. This tradition was continued in ''Film/JurassicPark3'' and ''Film/JurassicWorld'': scenes in Isla Nublar's aviary in the first book were loosely adapted into ''Jurassic Park 3'' while the color-changing camouflage abilities of the ''Carnotaurus'' in the second were given to ''Jurassic World'''s [[spoiler: ''Indominus rex'']].

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** Some scenes in the book that were left out of the first movie appeared in later movies. The book opens with a scene of a family having a picnic on a beach. A child chases a tiny dinosaur into the forest and then gets attacked by a swarm of them. Another scene has the female character jumping from roof to roof being chased by velociraptors. Those scenes were shown in ''Film/TheLostWorldJurassicPark''. This tradition was continued in ''Film/JurassicPark3'' and ''Film/JurassicWorld'': scenes in Isla Nublar's aviary in the first book were loosely adapted into ''Jurassic Park 3'' while the color-changing camouflage abilities of the ''Carnotaurus'' in the second were given to ''Jurassic World'''s [[spoiler: ''Indominus [[spoiler:''Indominus rex'']].
29th Jun '16 5:53:09 PM nombretomado
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* The XBox port of ''VideoGame/{{Doom}} 3'' had a few levels cut short or removed, particularly the filler segments such as the outdoor area in the second level.

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* The XBox UsefulNotes/XBox port of ''VideoGame/{{Doom}} 3'' had a few levels cut short or removed, particularly the filler segments such as the outdoor area in the second level.
29th Jun '16 12:21:37 AM Anicomicgeek
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* ''Film/PunisherWarZone'' crafted a story that used both characters from [[ComicBook/ThePunisher the mainstream books]] and ''ComicBook/ThePunisherMAX'' as it has Jigsaw as its BigBad (though [[spoiler: the Heavy, the main of the ''Max'' arc, "Girls in White Dresses", which was released a few months before the movie, was revealed to be the ''MAX'' version of the character]]), yet the movie shows him interacting with Gaitano Cesare (Jennifer Cesare's grandfather) as the movie makes Cesare [[RelatedInTheAdaptation Jigsaw's uncle]]; he's shipping in something for the Bulats; and Pittsy and Ink, (ThoseTwoBadGuys for Nicolas Cavella) and Maginty are shown working for Jigsaw. Likewise the movie also shows Martin Soap working with Paul Budiansky.

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* ''Film/PunisherWarZone'' crafted a story that used both characters from [[ComicBook/ThePunisher the mainstream books]] and ''ComicBook/ThePunisherMAX'' as it has Jigsaw as its BigBad (though [[spoiler: the Heavy, the main villain of the ''Max'' arc, "Girls in White Dresses", which was released a few months before the movie, was revealed to be the ''MAX'' version of the character]]), yet the movie shows him interacting with Gaitano Cesare (Jennifer Cesare's grandfather) as the movie makes Cesare [[RelatedInTheAdaptation Jigsaw's uncle]]; he's shipping in something for the Bulats; and Pittsy and Ink, (ThoseTwoBadGuys for Nicolas Cavella) and Maginty are shown working for Jigsaw. Likewise the movie also shows Martin Soap working with Paul Budiansky.
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