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on 28 Jul 2012 03:37

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All the World's a Stage: Modern Classics

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Films

People who added this item 3729  Average listal rating (2373 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.2 
1. 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

-based on The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare

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People who added this item 980  Average listal rating (595 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.6 
2. August Rush (2007)

-based on Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens


People who added this item 3216  Average listal rating (2033 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.7 
3. Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)

-based loosely on Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen

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People who added this item 2278  Average listal rating (1460 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating 6.7 
4. Clueless (1995)

-based on Emma by Jane Austen

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People who added this item 213  Average listal rating (88 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating 6.1 
5. Coriolanus (2011)

-based on Coriolanus by William Shakespeare


People who added this item 24  Average listal rating (10 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 5.9 
6. Crime + Punishment in Suburbia (2000)

-based on Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky


People who added this item 2686  Average listal rating (1750 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 6.9 
7. Cruel Intentions (1999)

-based on Dangerous Liaisons by Choderlos de Laclos

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People who added this item 50  Average listal rating (29 ratings) 5.1  IMDB Rating
8. Deliver Us from Eva (2003)

-based on The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare


People who added this item 1855  Average listal rating (1203 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.2 
9. Easy A (2010)

-based on The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

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People who added this item 385  Average listal rating (229 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.7 
10. Forbidden Planet (1956)

-based on The Tempest by William Shakespeare


People who added this item 131  Average listal rating (77 ratings) 5.5  IMDB Rating 5.5 
11. From Prada to Nada (2011)

-based on Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen

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People who added this item 288  Average listal rating (146 ratings) 5  IMDB Rating 5.8 
12. Get Over It (2001)

-based on A Midsummer Night's Dream by Shakespeare

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People who added this item 704  Average listal rating (396 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.8 
13. Great Expectations (1998)

-based on Great Expectations by Charles Dickens


People who added this item 194  Average listal rating (82 ratings) 5.4  IMDB Rating
14. Hamlet (2000)

-based on Hamlet by Shakespeare


People who added this item 201  Average listal rating (129 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 6.7 
15. L.A. Story (1991)

-based loosely on A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare


People who added this item 6557  Average listal rating (4358 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.5 
16. The Lion King (1994)

-based on Hamlet by Shakespeare

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People who added this item 36  Average listal rating (19 ratings) 4.7  IMDB Rating 4.9 
17. Macbeth (2006)

-based on Macbeth by William Shakespeare


People who added this item 132  Average listal rating (51 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.3 
18. Much Ado About Nothing (2012)

-based on Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare

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People who added this item 1188  Average listal rating (685 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.9 
19. My Fair Lady (1964)

-based on Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw


People who added this item 327  Average listal rating (182 ratings) 5.4  IMDB Rating 6.2 
20. O (2001)

-based on Othello by William Shakespeare

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People who added this item 2357  Average listal rating (1532 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.8 
21. O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

-based on The Odyssey by Homer

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People who added this item 3408  Average listal rating (2179 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 6.9 
22. Romeo + Juliet (1996)

-based on Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare

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People who added this item 356  Average listal rating (228 ratings) 6.1  IMDB Rating 6.6 
23. Roxanne (1987)

-based on Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand

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People who added this item 40  Average listal rating (25 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.8 
24. Scotland, Pa. (2001)

-based on MacBeth by William Shakespeare


People who added this item 843  Average listal rating (562 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating
25. Scrooged (1988)

-based on A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens


People who added this item 1456  Average listal rating (856 ratings) 5.5  IMDB Rating 5.8 
26. She's All That (1999)

-based on Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw

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People who added this item 1498  Average listal rating (915 ratings) 6.1  IMDB Rating 6.4 
27. She's the Man (2006)

-based on Twelfth Night by Shakespeare

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People who added this item 61  Average listal rating (35 ratings) 4.6  IMDB Rating 5.5 
28. Tell Tale (2009)

-based on The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe


People who added this item 19  Average listal rating (10 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 6.5 
29. Tempest (1982)

-based on The Tempest by William Shakespeare


People who added this item 437  Average listal rating (262 ratings) 5.7  IMDB Rating 6.3 
30. The Truth About Cats & Dogs (1996)

-based on Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand


People who added this item 1042  Average listal rating (605 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.6 
31. West Side Story (1961)

-based on Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare


People who added this item 220  Average listal rating (109 ratings) 5.4  IMDB Rating 5.5 
32. Whatever It Takes (2000)

-based on Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand



Television Shows

People who added this item 242  Average listal rating (135 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
33. Elementary (2012)

-based on the Sherlock Holmes stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


People who added this item 2  Average listal rating (1 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 7.3 
34. The Life and Adventures of Nick Nickleby (2012)

-based on Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens


People who added this item 382  Average listal rating (204 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 8.1 
35. Revenge (2011)

-based on The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

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People who added this item 52  Average listal rating (18 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.1 
36. Shakespeare Re-Told: Macbeth (2005)

-based on Macbeth by Shakespeare

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People who added this item 41  Average listal rating (23 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.1 
37. ShakespeaRe-Told The Taming of the Shrew (2005)

-based on The Taming of the Shrew by Shakespeare

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People who added this item 30  Average listal rating (18 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.5 
38. ShakespeaRe-Told Much Ado About Nothing (2005)

-based on Much Ado About Nothing by Shakespeare

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People who added this item 19  Average listal rating (10 ratings) 6.1  IMDB Rating 6.6 
39. ShakespeaRe-Told A Midsummer Night's Dream (2005)

-based on A Midsummer Night's Dream by Shakespeare

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People who added this item 1327  Average listal rating (833 ratings) 8.7  IMDB Rating 9.3 
40. Sherlock (2010)

-based on the Sherlock Holmes stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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A list of updated adaptations of classic stories, novels and plays.

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Posted: 1 year, 6 months ago at Apr 23 4:29
Oh my god, this list :) AMAZING!

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