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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 790  Average listal rating (455 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 1778  Average listal rating (1161 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 331  Average listal rating (216 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 639  Average listal rating (415 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 2367  Average listal rating (1461 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 1477  Average listal rating (904 ratings) 5.9  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 422  Average listal rating (291 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 2156  Average listal rating (1455 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 6162  Average listal rating (4121 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 1889  Average listal rating (1171 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 7.2 
12. Insomnia (2002)
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People who added this item 575  Average listal rating (344 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.8 
13. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
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People who added this item 4101  Average listal rating (2754 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 988  Average listal rating (604 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 6.9 
15. Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
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People who added this item 658  Average listal rating (378 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 7.6 
16. Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)
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People who added this item 4997  Average listal rating (3382 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.8 
17. Ocean's Eleven (2001)
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People who added this item 2826  Average listal rating (1845 ratings) 5.5  IMDB Rating 5.7 
18. Planet of the Apes (2001)
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People who added this item 174  Average listal rating (122 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 1021  Average listal rating (641 ratings) 5.4  IMDB Rating 5.6 
20. Poseidon (2006)

People who added this item 875  Average listal rating (521 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 301  Average listal rating (197 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 144  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 647  Average listal rating (419 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) 4.6  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 56  Average listal rating (41 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 6.7 
26. The Champ (1979)

People who added this item 1259  Average listal rating (821 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 4716  Average listal rating (3125 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.5 
28. The Departed (2006)

People who added this item 409  Average listal rating (248 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 954  Average listal rating (579 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 1744  Average listal rating (1022 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 1609  Average listal rating (933 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 604  Average listal rating (375 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating 6.8 
34. The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)
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People who added this item 327  Average listal rating (191 ratings) 5.1  IMDB Rating 4.9 
35. The Women (2008)


People who added this item 1596  Average listal rating (1010 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 1705  Average listal rating (1113 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 2038  Average listal rating (1412 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 7.2 
38. True Lies (1994)
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People who added this item 684  Average listal rating (411 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 6.7 
39. Unfaithful (2002)

People who added this item 414  Average listal rating (266 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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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, 2 months ago at Aug 4 19:11
Tron Legacy is a sequel not a remake.

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