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

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