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

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