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Sunday, February 11, 2018

The Book Was SO Much Better (Poll Results)

What book was so much better than the movie (or show).

Seems like Peter Jackson took a predictable (and utterly deserved) level of hate for turning the Hobbit into a steaming three-part pile of bullshit with a few good visual effects.

Thank you all so much for your participation in our newly structured poll (where we don't do months of elimination rounds).  The results shook out about like it seemed they were going to early with only a couple of surprised down around 3rd and 4th place.

We'll start the nomination process for our new poll tomorrow!

Text results below.

The Hobbit 263 18.15%
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy 225 15.53%
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 188 12.97%
Eragon 181 12.49%
Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief 175 12.08%
Dune 149 10.28%
World War Z 108 7.45%
The Dark Tower 102 7.04%
Starship Troopers 58 4%


  1. Hard to go wrong with putting the Hobbit at the top of this list. In the case of WWZ, I honestly liked the audio book better than the book, but the movie was an appalling Brad Pitt centred chase scene masquerading as a zombie film. I really wish DiCaprio had gotten the rights to WWZ. I don't know if he would have made a great movie, but I don't think he would have done as bad a job as Brad Pitt did.

  2. I feel like Dune should be closer to the top, but perhaps because it's the oldest film on the list, not may have seen it. Not their fault though. It's hard to recommend that rubbish.