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Updated on Dec 25, 2019. Posted on Jan 16, 2019

Can You Guess Which Classic Piece Of Literature These Modern Movies And Shows Are Based On?

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  1. What book is this classic '90s teen movie based on?

    Paramount Pictures
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Emma by Jane Austen

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  2. What tale was the kick-off for this hilarious high school movie?

    Screen Gems
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    Wrong! 

    The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

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  3. What story inspired the plot of this animated feature?

    Disney
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Hamlet by Shakespeare

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  4. Which classic work was this modern high school flick a remake of?

    Netflix
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    Wrong! 

    Cyrano De Bergerac by Edmond Rostand

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  5. Which classic text was the inspo for this iconic teen blockbuster?

    Buena Vista Pictures
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    The Taming Of The Shrew by William Shakespeare

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  6. What intense tale was this wild comedy based off of?

    Universal
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

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  7. What classic work inspired this teen flick?

    Paramount Pictures
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare

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  8. Which saucy story inspired this edgy TV show?

    ABC
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

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  9. Which book was the basis for this iconic rom-com?

    Miramax
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen

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  10. Which classic text was this drama-filled show inspired by?

    Fox
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    King Lear by William Shakespeare

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  11. Which book inspired this whacky movie?

    Paramount
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    The Incredible Shrinking Man by Richard Matheson

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  12. Which novel inspired this oldie-but-goodie rom-com?

    Buena Vista
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw

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