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

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