The V for Vendetta wiki last edited by Neghead on 05/24/15 08:26AM View full history

The movie is loosely based on the ten issue maxi-series of the same name. Many details and plot points have been changed or completely removed. The screenplay focuses more on the relationship between Evey and V than the source material did. The characters of Mr. Almond and his wife are non-existent, and the both the opening and the climax. As a result, writer Alan Moore kept his name off the project, and it is credited as being based on graphic novels "illustrated by David Lloyd." In the short Freedom! Forever! Making V for Vendetta, available as a special feature on the DVD (and presumably the BluRay), these changes are justified by the density of the source material versus time and budgetary constraints.

Now, over a decade after the film's theatrical release, V's distinctive mask and costume can still be found in costume shops and is a popular item during Halloween. The film, not the comics, prompted the direct action group Anonymous to take up the Guy Fawkes mask as their symbol.

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4.33 stars 4.33/5 Stars Average score of 3 user reviews

One of the best political vigilante movies 0

There's no point in getting into the political vs. humanity aspect of this film, but I will say that it was approached in a beautiful juxtaposition of inner turmoil and cultural harmony. The characters are complex, but understandable. V, himself, is one of the most spectacular characters I've ever seen on film. I could watch this movie repetitively for a year and never be bored of it. It makes me investigate every dark corner of my own intellectualism and empathy. I highly recommend that everyo...

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