What's the Difference between The Martian the Book and The Martian the Movie?

Science Fiction

The Martian

Released: 2011
Author: Andy Weir

The Martian

Released: 2015
Director: Ridley Scott
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In the Book In the Movie
Mark Watney
Mark Watney
Portrayed by: Matt Damon
Mark Watney's parents
This Character does not appear.
Melissa Lewis
Melissa Lewis
Portrayed by: Jessica Chastain
Venkat Kapoor
Vincent Kapoor
Portrayed by: Chiwetel Ejiofor
The Martian Book vs Movie
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In the Book In the Movie
   Beck and Johanssen become lovers after extending the mission. This is not mentioned.
   Mitch is portrayed as a jerk that no one likes to work with Seems like an ok guy
   Mark goes into great detail about the science he is using to fix his situation. He says he's going to have to "science the shit of this" in regards to fixing his situation.
   After the HAB airlock incident, Mark uses HAB canvas and sealant to cover the hole He appears to use some kind of cheap plastic from Walmart and duct tape
   The crew evacuates on Sol 6. They leave the HAB together when Watney is lost and presumed dead. They evacuate on Sol 18. Martinez is prepping the MAV when the rest of the crew evacuates.
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