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

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