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

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