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

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