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

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