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

Drama

The Sum of All Fears

92%
Released: 1997
Author: Clancy, Tom

The Sum of All Fears

8%
Released: 2002
Director: Robinson, Phil Alden
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Gunther Block
Dressler
Normanov
Nemerov
Kadishev, aka Spinnaker
Grushkov, aka Spinnaker
Elizabeth Elliot
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Ding Chavez
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In the Book In the Movie
   The President and his advisors (except Ryan) believe that Normanov has lost control of the Soviet military. This belief is proven false. Only Ryan and Cabot believe the possibility that Nemerov has lost control of the Russian military--the President and his advisors believe that Nemerov is in full control of the military. This is shown to be partially true, as several corrupt Russian soldiers prepare to strike the United States.
   This doesn't happen. Spinnaker gives Ryan a gift to celebrate his engagement to Cathy.
   The Arab terrorists are beheaded in Saudi Arabia. Ryan witnesses their death and is given the sword used for that purpose. This event inspires Ryan's future Secret Service nickname of SWORDSMAN. This doesn't happen.
   Ryan is an outsider to the President's security team because he is not a political appointee and because much of the President's cabinet dislike him. Ryan is an outsider to the President's security team because he is too junior to even be on their radar.
   This doesn't happen. Ryan and Clark infiltrate a Ukrainian missile lab.
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