What's the Difference between Watchmen the Graphic Novel and Watchmen the Movie?

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Watchmen

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Released: 1986
Author: Alan Moore

Watchmen

86%
Released: 2009
Director: Zack Snyder
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In the Graphic Novel In the Movie
Edward Blake/The Comedian
Edward Blake/The Comedian
Portrayed by: Jeffrey Dean Morgan
Dr. Manhattan
Dr. Manhattan
Portrayed by: Billy Crudup
Adrian Veidt/Ozymandias
Adrian Veidt/Ozymandias
Portrayed by: Matthew Goode
Rorschach
Rorschach
Portrayed by: Jackie Earle Haley
Dan Dreiberg/Nite Owl
Dan Dreiberg/Nite Owl
Portrayed by: Patrick Wilson
Laurie Juspeczyk/Silk Spectre II
Laurie Jupiter/Silk Spectre II
Portrayed by: Malin Åkerman
Hollis Mason/Nite Owl I
Hollis Mason/Nite Owl I
Portrayed by: Stephen McHattie
Young Hollis Mason
Young Hollis Mason
Portrayed by: Clint Carleton
Sally Jupiter/Silk Spectre I
Sally Jupiter/Silk Spectre I
Portrayed by: Carla Gugino
Captain Metropolis
Captain Metropolis
Portrayed by: Darryl Scheelar
Watchmen Graphic Novel vs Movie
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In the Graphic Novel In the Movie
   Rorschach goes into the comedian's apartment and uses a wire hanger to measure his closet. He notices it is shorter on the inside than it should be. He finds a button and it opens a secret door. He a costume with a hooded mask. He takes it out and lays it on the floor. He just finds the button in the closet. He opens the compartment and sees the costume. There is no hooded mask, and he doesn't remove the contents and lay them on the floor.
   Moloch leaves Rorschach a note for him to meet. He goes to his apartment and thinks he might have information about the attack on Veidt. Someone has called in a tip to the police. Rorschach finds out the guy who tried to kill Adrian worked for Pyramid Security and he recognized it from something he saw at Moloch's apartment, so that is why he goes there.
   It a flashback Eddie beats and attempts to rape Sally. He gets on top of her as she lays on the floor. After Hooded Justice beats Eddie off, Eddie tells him he will get him back. He tells Sally to cover herself. He lays her against a pool table as he gets ready to rape her. Eddie doesn't threaten him and he doesn't tell Sally to cover herself.
   Before going to Antarctica to see Adrian, Rorschach tells Dan he must check his mail. He drops his journal into the mail. He drops it through the slot of the New Frontiersman office.
   Dan and Laurie kiss and attempt to have sex. Ozymandias is on the TV doing gymnastics. After Dan wakes up next to Laurie from his bad dream he goes downstairs and puts on his night vision goggles. She comes down and he tells her about his dream. The TV shows the Russians advancing on Afghanistan. She finds him standing naked without his goggles and he doesn't mention the dream.
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