What's the Difference between The Bridge over the River Kwai the Book and The Bridge on the River Kwai the Movie?

War

The Bridge over the River Kwai

28%
Released: 1952
Author: Pierre Boulle.

The Bridge on the River Kwai

72%
Released: 1957
Director: David Lean
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Lt. Colonel Nicholson
Lt. Colonel Nicholson
Portrayed by: Alec Guinness
The Bridge on the River Kwai Book vs Movie
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   Shears is the leader of the commando group. He is not the leader, although he does lead when Warden is injured.
   This doesn't happen. Shears is able to escape the prison camp.
   Shears is a British commando. He is an American sailor.
   This doesn't happen. Nicholson is wounded and stumbles onto the plunger that detonates the bridge.
   This doesn't happen. After Shears escapes he is sent back with a mission to blow up the bridge.
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