Will Watch This One Soon...

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Member who probably should be COMMITTED!
Apr 15, 2012
Oxfordshire, UK
I enjoyed the book immensely, but then I enjoyed the movie as well. For $1 you got a real bargain.
I don't think you will be disappointed with the adaptation, if I was asked to categorise it as good or bad. I'd have to say, to use the parlance of the book, that it was a..
(If you find strong language offensive do not open the spoiler, or read "Dreamcatcher")


#1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side
May 24, 2012
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Well I have not seen the entire movie (just caught a bit of it on TV once) but I enjoyed the book. The above actor is one that I like watching so that did help a bit.

"Friends on a camping trip discover that the town they're vacationing in is being plagued in an unusual fashion by parasitic aliens from outer space".


All-being, keeper of Space, Time & Dimension.
Jul 11, 2006
Spokane, WA
I like the book and thought the movie was an okay adaption- the first part showing the friends together is great but after it the army shows up it's kinda loses it for me. I can't get over the eyebrows that Morgan Freeman is sporting in his role- what were they thinking???? They're scarier than the Ripleys!

Neil W

Well-Known Member
May 27, 2008
Isle of Wight UK
While I enjoyed much of the early part of Dreamcatcher (the book), I felt it lost its way when the army got involved and, overall, didn't really work. The film made a valiant attempt to capture the book but, inevitably, followed a similar rather rambling and unsatisfactory path through to its conclusion.