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Can you name the literary works from which these films were adapted or inspired (sometimes loosely)?

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FilmLiterary Work that Inspired ItAuthor
A Place in the Sun (1951)Theodore Dreiser
Forbidden Planet (1956)William Shakespeare
Total Recall (1990)Philip K. Dick
Apocalyse Now (1979)Joseph Conrad
Gettysburg (1993)Micheal Shaara
Cruel Intentions (1999)Choderlos de Laclos
My Fair Lady (1964)George Bernard Shaw
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)Homer
Roxanne (1987)Edmond Rostand
A Simple Twist of Fate (1994)George Eliot
Field of Dreams (1988)W.P. Kinsella
10 Things I Hate About You (1999)William Shakespeare
Charly (1968)Daniel Keyes
FilmLiterary Work that Inspired ItAuthor
Clueless (1995)Jane Austen
Throne of Blood (Japan, 1957)William Shakespeare
West Side Story (1961)William Shakespeare
O (2001)William Shakespeare
She's the Man (2006)William Shakespeare
Blade Runner (1982)Philip K. Dick
Bridget Jones' Diary (2001)Jane Austen
The Lion King (1994)Willaim Shakespeare
Stand By Me (1986)Stephen King
The Innocents (1961)Henry James
A Thousand Acres (1997)William Shakespeare
Trading Places (1983)Mark Twain
Simon Birch (1998)John Irving

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