I liked the movie. It was a lot better than I expected it to be. Normally movies are on another galaxy, with little similarity with the book. I think the movie filled in some gaps or things I wondered while reading the book. For example, his wife. We got to see more of her in the movie and a little of what things were like before the world changed. For me, while reading the book, it was hard to imagine some of the camp sites. So to see that they really did sleep in the rain and cold like that was hard. It was hard to comprehend because I can not identify living like that. Thinking about the book now, I think it gave me a greater appreciation for the world we live in, especially in the United States. So the book was not really THAT bad.