What's the Difference between The Spectacular Now the Book and The Spectacular Now the Movie?


The Spectacular Now

Released: 2008
Author: Tim Tharp

The Spectacular Now

Released: 2013
Director: James Ponsoldt
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Sutter Keely
Sutter Keely
Portrayed by: Miles Teller
Aimee Finecky
Aimee Finecky
Portrayed by: Shailene Woodley
The Spectacular Now Book vs Movie
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In the Book In the Movie
   Sutter asks his sister to ask his mother for his father's phone number. He never speaks about his father with his Mom. They don't talk about his father after she kicked him out. He asks his Mom for the number she refuses and they fight, he says "no wonder he left you"
   Sutter and Amy skip graduation to drive to see his father. Sutter does this so Amy doesn't know he isn't graduating. They go to the graduation and they both graduate.
   When they go to see Sutter's dad he says he is going to meet his girlfriend and they can come. He says he is going to meet some friends.
   They have dinner with Sutter's dad and his girlfriend. They have beer with his dad.
   Sutter's dad and his girlfriend get in a fight about how he cheated on Sutter's mother after she asked why he left. Sutter asks why his Mom kicked his dad out, and his dad tell him he left. He says he cheated on his Mom a lot.
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