What's the Difference between A Walk to Remember the Book and A Walk to Remember the Movie?

Romance

A Walk to Remember

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Released: 1999
Author: Nicholas Sparks

A Walk to Remember

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Released: 2002
Director: Adam Shankman
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In the Book In the Movie
Jamie Sullivan
Jamie Sullivan
Portrayed by: Mandy Moore
Landon Carter
Landon Carter
Portrayed by: Shane West
Margaret
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This Character does not appear.
Belinda
Portrayed by: Lauren German
This Character does not appear.
Dean
Portrayed by: Clayne Crawford
Eric
Eric
Portrayed by: Al Thompson
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Clay Gephardt
Portrayed by: Matt Lutz
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Mr. Kelly
Portrayed by: David Andrews
Reverend Sullivan
Reverend Sullivan
Portrayed by: Peter Coyote
A Walk to Remember Book vs Movie
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In the Book In the Movie
   In the book Landon's parents were married (though his father was a politician and away much of the time). In the film, In the movie Landon's father was a cardiologist who had left the family and remarried.
   The story begins with Landon Carter at age 57 remembering what happened when he was 17. It begins with a mean prank Landon pulled when he was 17. We eventually hear from Landon when he is 21 years old.
   When Landon learns of Jamie's illness he is afraid and uncomfortable to be around her. He is afraid he will offend her. Once he learns of her illness, he is dedicated to her.
   At the dance Jamie helps Landon after he is threatened by Lew. At the end of the night he admits she was a great date. Landon is using Jamie to help him learn his lines for the play and treats her poorly around his friends. As he gets to know her, he starts to like her.
   Jamie tells Landon it is her dream to be married. She has a long list of things she wants to do, including being in two places at once. Being married in the same church as her mother is at the top of her list.
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