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

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