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

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