I haven't seen the 2005 movie, but have seen the older one. What I can say about the book is that there is plenty of action and it is quite gruesome and suspenseful...perhaps too much for any movie.
Corey’s book reviews
5 stars right away from this forward-thinking and great writer. Well worth the read.
Well worth the read with strong character development and exciting descriptions of adventure.
Very enjoyable and interesting read packed to the brim with action.
Interesting storyline. Never a dull moment during the story.