What's the Difference between The World According to Garp the Book and The World According to Garp the Movie?

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The World According to Garp

81%
Released: 1978
Author: John Irving

The World According to Garp

19%
Released: 1982
Director: George Roy Hill
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T.S. Garp
T.S. Garp
Portrayed by: Robin Williams
Jenny Fields
Jenny Fields
Portrayed by: Glenn Close
Roberta Muldoon
Roberta Muldoon
Portrayed by: John Lithgow
The World According to Garp Book vs Movie
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   Helen gives Garp constructive criticism of his early writting. She gushes about how great it is.
   Helen doesn't attend Garp's wresting matches. She does.
   Jenny is assulted by a soldier at a movie theater and defends herself by slashing him. This doesn't happen.
   There are many references to death, and rape. It is a happier tone without such dark material.
   Garp and his mother move to Vienna to write. Garp and his mother move to New York.
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