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

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