The fight club book and the movie itself is a must-see classic. Fight Club is written by Chuck Palahniuk and directed by David Fincher. The book has been published by Hachette in the United States. It has been widely accepted by critics as an 'intellectual masterpiece'.
David Fincher also directs the movie. The director did some tweaks to the story which further changed the outcome of the book. The director felt that the book and the movie should be compared to each other. The movie was viewed as a remake and a reimagining of the novel.
The premise of the book is that a group of friends are together, and then they go out of control. There is an anarchistic belief system in the book, which is based on one book: Anarchy, State and Utopia. The people who read this book to become more radical and out of control.
The movie's characters were presented as a radical who managed to get out of his turmoil through the use of drugs and violent actions. All of the actions in the movie are in opposition to society and represent violence for the sake of violence.
The group members - Tyler Durden, his father, Marla Singer, the narrator, an unnamed male, Mr. X, Mr. Knowitall, etc. - are all evil, as it is mentioned in the book. The first three are seen as villains in the movie. However, most of the main characters of the story have personalities which will be present in the ending.
The plot of the novel is something quite different from the movie. The book emphasizes on a certain theme that everyone must realize and act upon - whether they agree with it or not. The end of the book is interpreted as a call for peace.
In the Fight Club movie, the story ends with Tyler Durden leaving his abusive relationship with his mother, leaving his family behind. Marla, his mother, and the narrator are in the van when they get their ride. The people are pursued by an unknown vehicle.
The novel and the movie are different; however, there are distinct differences in the final scene. Although the scenes may seem alike, the ending of the novel is meant to be very different from the ending of the movie. In the book, Tyler gets back with his father, while in the movie, he instead ends up getting hurt by his father.