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

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