Movies You Might Not Know Are Adaptations of Classic Literature

It might surprise you that some of your favorite teen comedies and even Disney movies are adaptations of classic literature.  Here are 10 examples:

1.  “Clueless”:  Jane Austen’s “Emma”

2.  “Oliver & Company”:  Charles Dickens’ “Oliver Twist”

3.  “Bridget Jones’s Diary”:  Jane Austen’s “Pride & Prejudice”

4.  “Warm Bodies”:  William Shakespeare’s “Romeo & Juliet”

5.  “10 Things I Hate About You”:  Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew”

6.  “She’s All That”:  George Bernard Shaw’s “Pygmalion”

7.  “She’s the Man”:  Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night”

8.  “The Lion King”:  Shakespeare’s “Hamlet”

9.  “A Knight’s Tale”Geoffrey Chaucer’s “Canterbury Tales”

10.  “John Tucker Must Die”:  Shakespeare’s “The Merry Wives of Windsor”

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