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Poll: Gay in the Book...Straight in the Movie?

In the writing and making of their films, the following book/play characters mysteriously turned from gay or bisexual to straight. Which character would you most have liked to have seen as the book author or playwright originally wrote them?

Discuss the list here

Make Your Choice

  1. Vote!

    George Peppard in Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

    Paul 'Fred' Varjak - Breakfast at Tiffany's
  2. Vote!

    Paul Newman in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)

    Brick Pollitt - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
  3. Vote!

    Whoopi Goldberg in The Color Purple (1985)

    Celie Johnson - The Color Purple
  4. Vote!

    Keanu Reeves in Constantine (2005)

    John Constantine - Constantine
  5. Vote!


    Samuels - Crossfire
  6. Vote!

    Véra Clouzot and Simone Signoret in Diabolique (1955)

    Christina Delassalle and Nicole Horner - Les diaboliques
  7. Vote!

    Lynn Browning, Virginia Dabney, Dick Powell, Mildred Dixon, and Marie Arbuckle in 42nd Street (1933)

    Billy Lawler - 42nd Street
  8. Vote!

    Warner Baxter in 42nd Street (1933)

    Julian Marsh - 42nd Street
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    Mary-Louise Parker in Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

    Ruth Jamison - Fried Green Tomatoes
  10. Vote!

    Honor Blackman in Goldfinger (1964)

    Pussy Galore - Goldfinger
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    Lou Ferrigno in Hercules (1983)

    Hercules - Hercules
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    Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise in Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)

    Lestat de Lioncourt and Louis de Pointe du Lac - Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles
  13. Vote!

    "The Lost Weekend" Ray Milland 1945 Paramount Pictures

    Don Birnam - The Lost Weekend
  14. Vote!

    Mel Gibson in The Man Without a Face (1993)

    Justin McLeod - The Man Without a Face
  15. Vote!

    John Cusack and Bobby Coleman in Martian Child (2007)

    David - Martian Child
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    Brad Davis in Midnight Express (1978)

    Billy Hayes - Midnight Express
  17. Vote!

    John Cusack in Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997)

    John Kelso - Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
  18. Vote!

    James Van Der Beek in The Rules of Attraction (2002)

    Sean Bateman - The Rules of Attraction
  19. Vote!

    Adrien Brody in The Thin Red Line (1998)

    Cpl. Fife - The Thin Red Line
  20. Vote!

    Brad Pitt in Troy (2004)

    Achilles - Troy
  21. Vote!

    Jennifer Lawrence in X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

    Mystique - X-Men/X2/X-Men: The Last Stand/X: First Class/X-Men: Days of Future Past/X-Men: Apocalypse

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