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

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