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When movie characters read books

When they're not saving the world, solving a crime or running to the airport in the rain, movie characters also do regular human stuff as well.

They eat sandwiches, mention other movies and read a whole load of books. In case you're interested in reading the same book as your favourite fictional character, we've assembled a list of the 30 most memorable movie/book match-ups.

(Images: All Star, YouTube)

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