I am glad you asked. I’ll break it down by media type.
The Crucible: Arthur Miller. Not only a classic piece of American Lit but also an allegory for The Red Scare.
A Streetcar Named Desire: Tennessee Williams.
The Little Foxes: Lillian Hellman
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf: Edward Albee
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest: Ken Kasey (Fun Fact, Based on his experience with the government’s MK Ultra experiments)
House of the Seven Gables: Nathaniel Hawthorne
Young Goodman Brown: Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Grapes of Wrath: John Steinbeck
Fever, 1793: Laurie Halse Anderson.
Jezebel: Bette Davis in one of her most renowned roles as Julie, a strong willed southern belle, who manipulates those around her to try and win back her lost love.
Interview with the Vampire: 200 year old vampire, Louis (Played by Brad Pitt), recounts his life to a reporter.
The Beguiled: A wounded Union soldier seeks refuge at an all girl’s school where tensions begin to rise with his presence.
The VVitch: A thrilling film about a puritan family ejected from their colony and forced to live in isolation where they are plagued by strange events.
Freaks: a 1932 black and white film about a traveling freak show that takes measures against exploitative outsiders.
Oh Brother Where Art Thou: A southern musical about three runaway convicts.
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs: An anthology of stories in the dangerous world of the early American West.
House of 1000 Corpses: An honest example of “hillybilly horror” by Rob Zombie
Bottom of the River: Delta Rae
Barton Hollow: The Civil Wars
Dig Two: The Band Perry
Coal Mine Moonshine: 3 Penny Acre
The Oh Brother Where Art Thou Soundtrack
Bildgewater: Brown Bird
Blood on My Name: The Brothers Bright
Awake O Sleeper: The Brothers Bright
Ain’t No Grave: Crooked Still
Pretty Polly: Vandaveer
In Hell I’ll be in Good Company: The Dead South
Hells Bells: Carrie Ann Hearst
American Murder Song: Chapters 1, 2, and 3.
This is by no means a comprehensive list and if anyone would like to add anything, than you are more than welcome to!