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

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