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

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