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

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