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

Super Hero

Watchmen

14%
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
   When Nite Owl and Silk Spectre come to break Rorschach out, they first go to his cell, but find he isn't there. Then the see him and he is wearing his prison uniform. His Shrink goes to his office to hide from the riot. Rorschach is there and demands his face. He puts his disguise back on and is heading to the toilet when he is spotted by Dan and Laurie.
   Edward Blake's tombstone says he was born in 1924. Rorschach says it was 1918.
   After Dr. Manhattan leaves for Mars, the Russians invade Afghanistan. In the war room someone tells Nixon it will take 7 days for them to be ready for a nuclear attack. The Russians are waiting at the border of Afghanistan but don't attack. It will take 2 days for the strike to be ready.
   After they eat dinner, Dan and Laurie go walking outside in a park. The continue talking about the old days. She doesn't mention Jon or nuclear war. The weather is clear. They stay in the restaurant and talk. Laurie tells Dan about Jon foreseeing nuclear war. She doesn't know if he cares about her anymore. It is raining heavily outside and she gets into a cab.
   Wally dies of cancer in 1971 when he is 34 years old. He dies in 1981 and is much older.
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