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

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