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

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