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

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