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

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