What's the Difference between Carrie the Book and Carrie the Movie?

Horror

Carrie

72%
Released: 1974
Author: Stephen King

Carrie

28%
Released: 1976
Director: Brian De Palma
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Carrie White
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Portrayed by: Sissy Spacek
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   Chris refuses to attend detention and is suspended for three days and banned from the prom. Chris has a tantrum and Miss Collins slaps her across the face and forbids her from attending the prom.
   Chris and Billy hear about the fire from their friend are are trying to leave town when they see Carrie. She causes their car to crash into the road house, killing them. They are driving from the prom and they try to run Carrie over. She flips the car, causing their deaths.
   After killing her mother, Carrie goes to the road house where her father raped her mother and Chris and Billy are. Carrie is guilty and grief stricken and collapses the house on herself and her mother, killing them both.
   Carrie stops her mother's heart, killing her. After she is stabbed she makes the knives in the kitchen fly through the air and kill her mother.
   Sue runs away from the roadhouse and collapses when she has her period. She writes a memoir called, "My Name is Susan Snell." asking people not to forget what happened, so it doesn't happen again. Sue dreams of visiting Carrie's grave where her house once stood. A bloody hand reaches up as she places flowers on the grave. She wakes up screaming in her mother's arms.
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