What's the Difference between The Bourne Identity the Book and The Bourne Identity the Movie?


The Bourne Identity

Released: 1980
Author: Robert Ludlum

The Bourne Identity

Released: 2002
Director: Doug Liman
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Jason Bourne
Jason Bourne
Portrayed by: Matt Damon
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   An English doctor, Geoffrey Washburn, operates on Bourne's wounds after the ship's captain gives Bourne to him. The ship's doctor stitches together Bourne's wounds after retrieving him from the water.
   The story takes place in 1980. The story takes place in 2002.
   Carlos the Jackal features prominently in the story. He isn't mentioned.
   Bourne is attacked in Switzerland by two unknown men while in an elevator. He instinctively defends himself revealing his skills. He defends him self against two police officers on a park bench.
   Bourne takes a hostage, a French-Canadian government economist, Marie St. Jacques. He steals a car and has her drive. He approaches Marie Kreutz, a German and offers her $20,000 to take him to Paris.
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The woman from the novel becomes his wife and is very intelligent with a a great career. The woman in the movie is barely capable and dies quick in the second
31 Aug 2016 Anonymous

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