What's the Difference between The Great Gatsby the Book and The Great Gatsby the Movie?


The Great Gatsby

Released: 1925
Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby

Released: 2013
Director: Baz Luhrmann
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In the Book In the Movie
Jay Gatsby
Jay Gatsby
Portrayed by: Leonardo DiCaprio
Nick Carraway
Nick Carraway
Portrayed by: Tobey Maguire
Daisy Buchanan
Daisy Buchanan
Portrayed by: Carey Mulligan
Tom Buchanan
Tom Buchanan
Portrayed by: Joel Edgerton
Jordan Baker
Jordan Baker
Portrayed by: Elizabeth Debicki
Myrtle Wilson
Myrtle Wilson
Portrayed by: Isla Fisher
George Wilson
George Wilson
Portrayed by: Jason Clarke
Meyer Wolfshiem
Meyer Wolfshiem
Portrayed by: Amitabh Bachchan
The Great Gatsby Book vs Movie
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In the Book In the Movie
   Nick Carraway is in good health when he arrives in New Egg. Nick has had trouble with booze and is seeking help from a doctor.
   Nick has a romance with Jordan Baker. He does not.
   Jordan is eventually revealed to be a world class golfer. This information is revealed right away.
   The parties are all standard 1920's affairs. They are grand and feature rap music.
   Nick has lunch with Jay and Mr. Wolfsheim in a normal restaurant. They go through a barbershop to a speakeasy.
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