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

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