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

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