What's the Difference between The Great Gatsby the Book and The Great Gatsby the Movie?


The Great Gatsby

Released: 1925
Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby

Released: 1974
Director: Jack Clayton
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Jay Gatsby
Jay Gatsby
Portrayed by: Robert Redford
Daisy Buchanan
Daisy Buchanan
Portrayed by: Mia Farrow
Nick Caraway
Nick Caraway
Portrayed by: Sam Waterston
Tom Buchanan
Tom Buchanan
Portrayed by: Bruce Dern
The Great Gatsby Book vs Movie
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In the Book In the Movie
   Nick meets Tom at his door. He meets him at the dock and are then driven to the house.
   Tom leaves for a phone call after talking with Nick about the Butler's nose. He leaves after talking about whites being the superior race.
   Tom is a large hulking man. He is of average size
   Myrtle was said to be ugly and overweight. She is skinny and attractive.
   Tom hits Myrtle because she mentions Daisy's name. Myrtle says that Tom is clumsy and this causes him to get angry and hit her.
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I be pimpin'
27 Oct 2014 Anonymous
I be pimpin' my Shoes.
27 Oct 2014 Anonymous
sup' again word out dawgs.
27 Oct 2014 Anonymous
sup' dawgs.
27 Oct 2014 Anonymous
sup' dawgs.
27 Oct 2014 Anonymous
He is comparing the version of 1974 not 2013!!!!!!
05 Oct 2014 Anonymous
In movie Jordan doesnt fit her role she did in the book.
01 Jun 2014 Anonymous
There are even 5 versions instead of two -.-
13 Jan 2014 Anonymous
In the movie, Tom hits Myrtle because she repeats Daisy's name in front of everyone
22 Jul 2013 Anonymous
Not all of these are right. Reread the book before adding differences!
21 May 2013 Anonymous

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