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

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