Twilight Book the Book VS Twilight the Movie

Sorry… My review of the Twilight series got SOOO long, that I believed it was time to put in another entry. This section happens to be about the differences between the movie and book “Twilight.”

In The Book In the Movie
Bella cooks the meals. They go out to the local diner for most meals.
There is no mention of the Cullens wearing the family crest. All the of the Cullen family members wear the family crest somewhere on their bodies.
Phil has no lines, nor is he mentioned driving Bella to the airport. Phil is seen in Arizona before Bella leaves. He says “I love ya both, but we got a plane to catch.”
Nothing remotely close to the following scene happens. When Edward takes Bella to his house, all of the Cullens are cooking Italian food for her (because they believe her to be Italian). When Edward says Bella has already eaten, Rosalie breaks a bowl with her bare hands.
Edward never calls Bella “Spider Monkey.” After Edward jumps out of the window, he calls Bella “Spider Monkey.”
It seems that Rosalie has no nickname for Emmett. Rosalie calls Emmett her “Monkey Man”.
Bella wears no bracelet. Bella wears a St. Jude Protection bracelet.
Victoria doesn’t talk until she reappears in “Eclipse.” She talks in the baseball field scene.

There is no mention of a cactus. Bella brings a potted cactus with her to Forks as a reminder of her old home in Arizona.
While Bella is in Port Angeles, she remembers that she left her pepper spray at home. Bella uses the pepper spray, that Charlie gave her, on James, which makes him very angry.
Edward plays Bella a song he’s been working on for her. Then a tour of the house.
Bella dares Edward to eat human food in the cafeteria. This is not mentioned.
Tyler tells everyone that he is taking Bella to prom, without her permission. Tyler comes to Bella’s house to take her to prom and Edward tells him over the phone that he is taking her. This isn’t mentioned, and at prom,Tyler’s dancing with someone else.
Bella sheds some angry tears when Edward took her to the prom. There was no scene in the car.
During the hospital scene towards the end, Edward says that he will stay with Bella “as long as it is best for her”. He simply says “Where else am I going to go.”
Bella finds out about the Cullens’ past. Bella never finds out about any of the Cullens’ past, except a little bit of Edward’s.
There is a hunting trip, therefore Edward leaves Bella a note telling her to “Be Safe” while he is away. There is no hunting trip, therefore Edward doesn’t leave Bella a note.
Bella leaves her jacket in Jessica’s car, forcing her to wear Edward’s. Bella does not leave her jacket in Jessica’s car.
There are scenes with Jasper and Bella, where he tells her that she is worth fighting for. Alice tells her that “we who have been with Edward for so long can see the changes in him,” and that “none of them want to look at him for the next hundred years knowing he lost her.” They didn’t include the scenes with Jasper and Bella.
There is a drive and a hike to get to the meadow for the first time. They reach the meadow during school hours, just after Bella tells Edward she knows what he is.
There is mention of the Denali family. There is no mention of the Denali family.
Bella and Edward have assigned “days” where they ask questions about the other. Bella does all the asking of questions at different points.
Edward told Bella that he and Emmett were going hunting during the time she would be in La Push. He doesn’t mention his trip with Emmett and just makes it seem like the beach is too crowded which was his way of getting out of her invitation to the beach.
Bella writes a note to Edward saying that James has her mom and she has to try to save her. She writes no note at all and just goes to the studio.
When Bella researches about the vampires, she mentioned the Danag, a Filipino vampire, and other vampires from countries all over the world. She see’s there are stories of vampires in Egypt & Peru and connects the dots from there.
Bella show’s that she faints at the sight & smell of blood in Ch. 5 entitled “Blood Type.” All of Ch. 5 is excluded.
Mike can’t stand Edward because he is jealous of his relationship with Bella and vice versa. Mike doesn’t really show much dislike for Edward except when he confronts Bella about it on her way into the diner to meet her dad for dinner.
There were more kissing scenes and love scenes. There were just two kisses.
When Bella left with Alice and Jasper they were the last ones to go. They were the first.
Edward kisses Bella inside the house before he leaves with Carlisle and Emmett to get James to follow them. Edward doesn’t kiss Bella he just says “you are my life now,” before Jasper takes off.
Jessica Stanley isn’t very fond of Bella but acts as her friend anyway. Later, she hangs around with Lauren Mallory more, and both hate Bella. Jessica doesn’t seem to mind Bella. Lauren Mallory wasn’t even cast.
Victoria, James, and Laurent appear later on. You see Victoria, James, and Laurent earlier, killing two people, one of which is Waylon Forge, the other is a security guard at Grisham Mill.
The Cullen siblings only take Edward’s car to school, in order of being less noticeable. Rosalie and Emmett both drive their cars to school.
While they are playing baseball, Edward tells Bella to take down her hair. Alice says, “That won’t work. I could smell her across the field.” Rosalie says, “Like that will help. I could smell her from across the field.”
There was no mention of what the Cullens wore to the baseball field. Esme acts as the umpire but does not physically play; she stays with Bella on the sidelines. The baseball scene has the Cullens wearing jerseys and hats. Also, Bella acts as umpire and Esme is the catcher and the teams are formed differently than in the book.
Bella’s first day at Forks High School is on January 18. Her first day is in March.
Forks High School is a cluster of separated buildings. The High School is just one typical enclosed building.
With regard to the heroin line: Bella offers the analogy Edward mentions alcohol at first, but decides the reference is not a powerful enough illustration. The addiction reference is shortened. Alcohol is not mentioned, and when he compares her scent to a drug, Edward simply delivers the line.
Edward tells Bella that he was planning to take her to visit his family on a Sunday when Bella was eating breakfast. Edward jumps onto Bella’s truck and then tells her that he is taking her to meet his family the next day.
The prom is held in the school gym. Prom is held at an inn instead of the high school gym.
Bella reveals that she knows Edward is a vampire in the car on the way back to Forks from Port Angeles. This revelation is moved to the meadow.
Bella uses a CD Player. She uses an iPod.
When they are in Edward’s room Bella says: “You’re not as scary as you think you are.” Edward then pounces on Bella and they land on the couch. Bella says: “I’m not scared of you.” Edward then says: “You really shouldn’t have said that,” slings Bella onto his back, & jumps out the window with her onto a tree.
Bella finds out about her truck while she is riding in Charlie’s police cruiser from the airport. Bella doesn’t know about the truck until after Billy and Jacob deliver it.
Their first kiss is next to Bella’s truck after they leave the meadow. Edward and Bella’s first kiss is in Bella’s room.
Jacob tells Bella all the legends of his tribe and she learns from him that Edward is a vampire. Jacob tells her only part of the story, and she finds the rest out from a book that she buys in Port Angeles and the internet.
It is only after another student opens the door that Edward realizes that Bella is standing behind him in the office on her first day at school. Edward seems to smell her as soon as she enters the room (although this could be that he heard the door open but because he couldn’t hear any thoughts he realized it was her).
Bella ditches Jasper by running through the airport bathroom and hopping into a taxi after getting on a bus. Bella escapes from Alice and Jasper to meet up with James, she ditches them in the hotel lobby.
When Edward saves Bella from being crushed by the van, it is before school. It happens after school.
Bella said that she was going to Seattle to avoid going to a school dance. She said that she was going to Jacksonville.
Edward didn’t know that James and Victoria were together, a crucial point in the next two books. James and Victoria walk away with James’ arm draped over her shoulder.
Edward has a silver Volvo S60R and Bella’s truck is from the ’50s. He has a silver Volvo C30. and her truck is a ’63.
Alice is supposed to be short. She is almost as tall as Bella, and no more than six inches shorter than Jasper.
Emmett has curly hair. His hair is straight and short.

Alice has black hair. She has dark brown hair.
Charlie has curly hair. He does not.
On the way to the prom, Bella finds out that Edward is actually taking her to prom. There is no mention of this because she seems to have known where she was going.
James called Bella to tell her to go to her house in Phoenix, and told her to call the number next to the phone. She was told to go straight to the ballet studio.
Bella finds the ornamental cross in the Cullens’ house ironic and mentions this to Edward. She just passes by it, without a comment.
Bella tells Jessica that Edward “drives like a maniac”. She doesn’t seem to mind.
Jasper poses as a senior, not a junior. Jasper is seen on the class field trip along with Edward and Alice.
Edward stays with Bella after saving her from Tyler’s van, and also rides in the ambulance. Dialogue occurs between Edward and Bella in which he expresses his concern for her, plants the false “safe” version of the story in which he was there the whole time, and agrees to tell her the truth later in exchange for her cooperation. Later in the hospital, when Tyler asks how she was able to get out of the way so fast, Bella goes along with the false story Edward gave her, which earns his trust. Edward walks away after saving Bella from Tyler’s van and there is no dialogue between them at the time. Bella realizes Edward is obviously hiding something, and while she mentions his involvement, she chooses on her own not to bring up his inexplicable strength in being able to stop the van with his bare hands. This keeping of his secret without being asked to is how she earns his trust.
Charlie is waiting in the waiting room for Bella. Charlie is in the E.R. with Bella and tells Tyler: “You can kiss your license goodbye!”
It is stated that Esme was turned before Rosalie, meaning that Esme would be with the Cullens. When Jacob tells Bella of the legends between his tribe and the Cullens, there is a flashback scene of Edward, Carlisle, Rosalie and Emmett feeding on an animal. Esme is absent in the scene.
After the incident with the van, Edward undented the car, he had smashed into. He wasn’t near any other car to dent it.
When Edward tells Bella to distract him from turning his car around, she starts talking about Tyler and how he told everyone he was taking her to prom. She just tells Edward to put on his seatbelt.
When Bella tells Charlie she’s going out with Edward, he confuses him for Emmett. He calmly asks, “Isn’t he a little old for you?” He also never mistakenly calls Edward “Edwin.”
When Bella goes to the Cullens’ house, Alice and Jasper enter via the staircase. They enter through the window (presumably after hunting).
The website where Bella researches about vampires is called “Vampires A – Z.” This is an actual website. Bella uses Google to find – a fictional website up until the release of Twilight.
Emmett and Jasper killed James in another room. Emmett, Jasper and Alice kill James in the same room with Bella, Carlisle, and Edward.
Bella wakes up to Edward in the hospital. She wakes up to Renée. Edward is pretending to be asleep.
Edward and Bella sit in the very back in Biology, in the middle row. She also sits on his left side. They are on the left side of the room, toward the middle. Bella is sitting on his right side.
Edward and Bella say, ” I love you ” several times. Edward and Bella never say, ” I love you “.
Edward said,” I feel like I’ve left my whole heart with you.” He doesn’t use that line.
James bites Bella on her hand. James bites Bella on her wrist.
Eric and Mike are in Bella’s English class. They are in her Biology class.
There is a rocking chair that Edward sits in while watching Bella sleep. He stood by her dresser and window.
Bella is heard and seen by Edward murmuring his name while she sleeps. Bella never talks in her sleep.
Edward mentions that Jasper has the ability to manipulate people’s emotions. Edward never mentions what Jasper’s abilites are when Bella asks if other people in his family can read minds he just mentions Alice’s abilities.
Bella doesn’t cut her leg on glass in the Ballet Studio; she cuts her head open. She does cut her leg and slightly bangs her head with a little bit of blood there.
The guys that were following her taunted her but she never kicks one of the guys. Edward never exits his car. He just pulls up swiftly and flings open the passenger door and growling fiercely, “Get in.” She kicks one of them. Edward also gets out of the car and growls at the men who were following her before regaining control and speeding off with Bella.
Bella only talks to her mom through her slow internet or the house phone. Bella has a cell phone.
All the male vampires in the Cullen family are well over 6 feet tall, with Emmett clearly being the tallest and Jasper being taller than Carlisle and Edward. The Cullen males are not as tall as they are described in the books, and all appear to be around the same height.
Bella describes Esme’s features as being less angular and more rounded than the others, and compares her to female film stars of the silent movie era. Esme’s appearance does not resemble this description at all.

I hope I managed to get them all. If I didn’t please feel free to let me know. I appreciate my reader imput. The other books VS movies to follow.
Oh yeah, I had help with this, seeing as my memory’s not that good. Since I’m not one to plageurize, this is the site I went to to get a bunch of the differences I sited above.

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