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“Storm breaker” an award winning book for all ages by Anthony Horowitz is a spy thriller about a teenager named Alex Rider. He is not your everyday average 14 year old. After the book was published , a film was made in 2006 starring well known actors like Alex Pettyfer, Ewan MacGregor and Micky Rourke. The film and the book is simmilar but has some differences. For example, in the book it starts with “When the door bell rings at 3 in the morning, its never good news.” on the other hand, in the film, it starts with Alex's school, then his uncle , Ian Rider being chased and it is not that fun if we know how his uncle died. There are other parts that are different too .In the film,Alex goes to the car junk-yard from the funeral chasing the van with his bike but in the novel he goes from the school library to the junk yard and the junk yards name is JB stryker but in the film,the name is Jeff Slater. Some characters are different too. Like Mr. Blunt. In the book it it said he has grey lips, grey eyes grey hair grey suit but he did not wear grey suit, and don't have grey eyes. He does not say the word from the book. I thought he moved like a robot . The film maker put a statue behind him and he did the the same action. I didn't expect him to be like that. If I was you I would read the book because there are more details and it is more like a mystery. He finds out how his uncle died. The film is not that fun. Some parts are very different. I like the book more. I will prefer you to read the book first and watch the film.

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