Rachel McAdams and Eric Bana in The Time Travelers WifeWARNING: MAJOR SPOILERS FOLLOW. It's been a long wait for fans of Audrey Niffenegger's best-selling novel, but the movie adaptation of 'The Time Traveler's Wife' is finally in theaters, with Eric Bana as the time traveling Henry DeTamble and Rachel McAdams as his devoted wife Clare Abshire.

Beyond wondering how Bana and McAdams carry off their roles as the couple with a complicated romantic past and future, fans may be curious to know how the movie departs from the book. As in any book adaptation, some supporting characters (the DeTambles' landlords Mr. and Mrs. Kim, Henry's friend Ben, Clare's friend Helen) and scenes (Henry beats up a boy who abused the teenage Clare) fall by the wayside; but there are other, more significant differences as well.

Whether you've just seen the movie and can't quite remember the details of the book, or you're trying to prepare yourself before hitting the theater, we've broken down the biggest differences between the book and the movie -- including the ending. SPOILER ALERT: If you don't want to know the ending, stop reading now. We mean it -- right now! Fine, you've been warned ...
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