This week’s quiz pitted classic works against the marginally similar movies that used those books as inspiration. And now, with a Hollywood fanfare ringing in your head, here are the movies from that quiz, and the original books on which they were based.

Apocalypse Now
Based on Heart of Darkness
Clueless
Based on Emma
My Own Private Idaho
Based on Henry IV (Parts 1 and 2) and Henry V
Oh Brother Where Art Thou?
Based on The Odyssey
Roxanne
Based on Cyrano de Bergerac
She’s the Man
Based on Twelfth Night
Strange Brew
Based on Hamlet
Ten Things I Hate About You
Based on The Taming of the Shrew
West Side Story
Based on Romeo and Juliet

This article was posted on March 29, 2013. Related articles: Quiz Answers, .

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