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

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