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

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