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

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