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

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