What's the Difference between The Sum of All Fears the Book and The Sum of All Fears the Movie?

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The Sum of All Fears

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Released: 1991
Author: Tom Clancy

The Sum of All Fears

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Released: 2002
Director: Phil Alden Robinson
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Jack Ryan
Jack Ryan
Portrayed by: Ben Affleck
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   The nuclear bomb is hidden inside a truck disguised as a news van outside the stadium. The nuclear bomb is hidden inside a vending machine inside the stadium.
   Cathy is well aware of her husband's job in the CIA. Until the end of the movie, Cathy believes Ryan is just a historian.
   Clark respects Ryan's judgment, character, and courage under fire. Clark treats Ryan as a naive kid.
   Ryan had known about SPINNAKER before the novel and had been in contact with him. Ryan does not get in contact with SPINNAKER until after Cabot dies.
   The President and his national security team see Ryan as a pessimist and relic of the Cold War. The President and his national security team see Ryan as a naive optimist who does not believe Nemerov is a hardliner.
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