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