We love books. We also love movies. Quite often, we also love the beautiful child that results when a book gives birth to a movie. But it’s a sad yet truthful truth that sometimes film adaptations fall grossly short of their source material. Even if they end up being decent films in their own right, they often omit the key elements that made up the essence of the original novel. After tirelessly scouring the underbelly of IMDb, we now present to you what we consider the top ten most egregious omissions from film adaptations.