Films Based on Literature

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

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