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

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