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

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