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

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