The Outsiders: Comparing The Book And Movie

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to lose your parents or not have much money and be in a never ending battle? Then this book and the movie might be for you so if you don’t want spoilers I recommend you watch the movie and read the book. In this paper I will Tell you the differences from the movie and the book of the Outsiders. There are many differences and similarities in the book and the movie. The three characters that look different that the book described is Dally, Two-Bit, and Sodapop. Dally is different in the movie because instead of having a blonde(almost white) hair he has brown hair. Sodapop was different because he didn’t have the movie star good looks and he didn’t have blond hair. Two-Bit didn’t have rust colored …show more content…
Then when Johnny gets back Pony complains about cutting his hair and does not like it when sees himself in the mirror and then he cuts Johnny’s hair. Then in the book Pony was smoking a lot more than Johnny and in the movie Johnny was smoking more than Pony. In both they played cards and read gone with the wind. Then Dally comes and wakes them up and the go to Dairy Queen. Then In the book they get ice cream and leave and in the movie then get ice cream and Dally shows them his gun and then Dally quickly hides it when a girl asks for money and he shoos her away. In both Johnny says he wants to turn himself in and Dally says “no.” Then they go to the church. At the church when they get there they see a fire and the Teacher says they are missing some kids and then they hear them in the church and Pony and Johnny ran into the church to save them. They knock down the window and throw the kids out the window to Dally. In the book Johnny pushes Pony out, however in the Movie Johnny doesn’t push him out. In both Dally hits, Pony and knocks him out to get the fire off of him. On the way to the hospital Pony wakes up and says he is a Greaser and that the cops want him but the teacher doesn’t believe him. Then at the hospital Dally and Johnny goes by him. Then Darry and Soda come. In the Book all the reporters come and are there for a while and in the movie you never see …show more content…
Then they went home and talked to the others and Pony asked them why they like to fight and they all had different answers like to look tough and because it is entertaining and to take out anger. Then Darry thought Pony should no fight and Soda said to let him if he wants. When they get their the Shepard gang is there and they are waiting for the Socs and in the book they tell Pony that Darry will probably start the fight and in the movie it does not say that. In both Darry and a person from his football team are going to start the fight and Dally comes in and says, “It’s not a rumble without me” and it distracted Darry and he gets hit really hard however he kept fighting. In the book it was Pony’s point of view and he helps Dally and Gets beat up and Darry helps him, but in the movie Darry doesn’t help him until all the Socs are gone and it is the point of view of all the Greasers. In both all the Socs run away and Dally tells Pony he needs to get to the hospital right away to see Johnny and they hurry there and get pulled over by a cop and Dally tells him he is taking him to the hospital because he fell off of a motorcycle and the police gives him an escort their. In the book Dally shows the nurse the knife to get in and in the movie it doesn’t show the knife. In both Johnny tells Pony to STAY GOLD. Then Johnny

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