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on 10 Sep 2011 08:58

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Remakes and Sequels - Good and Bad from Superant

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1. 3:10 to Yuma (2007)

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People who added this item 785  Average listal rating (453 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.7 
2. Anna and the King (1999)
The remake did not work out very well, even though it had great actors in Jodie Foster and Chow Yun-Fat. So the 1946 version is better.

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People who added this item 1763  Average listal rating (1147 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 7.4 
3. Dawn of the Dead (2004)


1978 version IMDB rating 8
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People who added this item 329  Average listal rating (215 ratings) 5.6  IMDB Rating 5.6 
4. Death at a Funeral (2010)



2007 versionIMDB rating 7.3
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People who added this item 6  Average listal rating (5 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 6.5 
5. Destry (1954)
Both Destry and the 1939 Destry Rides Again were entertaining. I give the vote by an edge to the older version with James Stewart and Marlene Dietrich.

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People who added this item 629  Average listal rating (405 ratings) 5.5  IMDB Rating 5.9 
6. Dinner for Schmucks (2010)


The Dinner Game 1998
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People who added this item 2348  Average listal rating (1450 ratings) 4.9  IMDB Rating 5.3 
7. Dr. Dolittle (1998)
The 1967 version has Rex Harrison and singing, so it is better.

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People who added this item 1458  Average listal rating (890 ratings) 5.8  IMDB Rating 6.4 
8. Father of the Bride (1991)


1950 version IMDB rating 7.2
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People who added this item 420  Average listal rating (290 ratings) 5.7  IMDB Rating 6.1 
9. Flight of the Phoenix (2004)
The 1965 version is compelling and edge of the seat. The 2004 version does not work very well.

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People who added this item 2136  Average listal rating (1443 ratings) 4.8  IMDB Rating 5.3 
10. Godzilla (1998)
In the 1956 version with Raymond Burr, A 400-foot dinosaur, wakes from undersea hibernation off the Japanese coast because of nukes. So that makes it the better version.

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People who added this item 6136  Average listal rating (4099 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 7.4 
11. Home Alone (1990)
The original is better than the sequel.

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People who added this item 1864  Average listal rating (1155 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 7.2 
12. Insomnia (2002)
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People who added this item 564  Average listal rating (335 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.8 
13. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
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People who added this item 4072  Average listal rating (2734 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 7.3 
14. King Kong (2005)
Since the new version is almost unwatchabkle, I prefer the 1933 version.


People who added this item 983  Average listal rating (601 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 6.9 
15. Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
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People who added this item 652  Average listal rating (371 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 7.6 
16. Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)
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People who added this item 4965  Average listal rating (3364 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.8 
17. Ocean's Eleven (2001)
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People who added this item 2809  Average listal rating (1833 ratings) 5.5  IMDB Rating 5.7 
18. Planet of the Apes (2001)
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People who added this item 171  Average listal rating (121 ratings) 5.9  IMDB Rating 5.9 
19. Point of No Return (1993)
This movie with Bridget Fonda is not as good of a remake of La Femme Nikita.








1990 and 1993


La Femme Nikita - short trailer at: Youtube


Point of no Return - trailer at: Youtube

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People who added this item 1012  Average listal rating (637 ratings) 5.4  IMDB Rating 5.6 
20. Poseidon (2006)

People who added this item 873  Average listal rating (517 ratings) 4.8  IMDB Rating 4.6 
21. Psycho (1998)
The 1960 version is much better.

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People who added this item 302  Average listal rating (196 ratings) 3.5  IMDB Rating 2.9 
22. Rollerball (2002)
The 1975 version was not that great, but it was still better than the 2002 version




Rollerball (1975)
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People who added this item 143  Average listal rating (88 ratings) 3.5  IMDB Rating 3.6 
23. Swept Away (2002)
The 1975 version is much better than the Madonna version.


Swept Away (1975)

People who added this item 636  Average listal rating (413 ratings) 4.2  IMDB Rating 4.3 
24. Taxi (2004)
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People who added this item 130  Average listal rating (58 ratings) 4.5  IMDB Rating 4.5 
25. That Darn Cat (1997)
The cat in the 1965 version did not look so drugged out


That Darn Cat (1965)
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People who added this item 55  Average listal rating (40 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 6.7 
26. The Champ (1979)

People who added this item 1251  Average listal rating (820 ratings) 5.2  IMDB Rating 5.5 
27. The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
As good as the original was in 1951, I liked the 2009 version also.

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People who added this item 4681  Average listal rating (3097 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.5 
28. The Departed (2006)

People who added this item 406  Average listal rating (247 ratings) 4.8  IMDB Rating 4.4 
29. The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)
Neither version was very good. Read the book instead.

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30. The Italian Job (2003)
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People who added this item 943  Average listal rating (571 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating 6.4 
31. The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)
Both version are good. The 1948 version has more emotional tone while The Messenger has great action.

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People who added this item 1729  Average listal rating (1011 ratings) 5.8  IMDB Rating 6.3 
32. The Parent Trap (1998)
Despite the professional performance of Lindsay Lohan, the 1961 version is more entertaining.

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People who added this item 1599  Average listal rating (927 ratings) 5.3  IMDB Rating 5.2 
33. The Stepford Wives (2004)
The 1975 version was better.

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People who added this item 597  Average listal rating (369 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating 6.8 
34. The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)
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People who added this item 318  Average listal rating (186 ratings) 5.1  IMDB Rating 4.9 
35. The Women (2008)


People who added this item 1576  Average listal rating (998 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 6.8 
36. TRON: Legacy (2010)
I was more impressed with the new remake of the 1982 film, than I expected.


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People who added this item 1687  Average listal rating (1095 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.7 
37. True Grit (2010)
I personally prefer the 1969 version with John Wayne and Robert Duvall.

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People who added this item 2017  Average listal rating (1396 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 7.2 
38. True Lies (1994)
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People who added this item 679  Average listal rating (408 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 6.7 
39. Unfaithful (2002)

People who added this item 410  Average listal rating (265 ratings) 5.4  IMDB Rating 5.6 
40. Village of the Damned (1995)
The 1960 version works better to scare me and affect me.

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People who added this item 4192  Average listal rating (2913 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating 6.5 
41. War of the Worlds (2005)
The 1953 version is more fun.

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Here are a list of remakes and sequels that might be good or might be bad. Some repeat older Hollywood versions, some copy foreign films, mostly from France. What is it about Hollywood that thinks they can make a French film better? Remakes from other countries

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Posted: 2 years ago at Aug 4 19:11
Tron Legacy is a sequel not a remake.

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