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Remakes and Sequels - Good and Bad from Superant

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3:10 to Yuma (2007)

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People who added this item 832 Average listal rating (474 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.7
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 1921 Average listal rating (1252 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.4


1978 version IMDB rating 8
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People who added this item 360 Average listal rating (236 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 5.6



2007 versionIMDB rating 7.3
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People who added this item 8 Average listal rating (6 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 6.6
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 689 Average listal rating (441 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 5.9


The Dinner Game 1998
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People who added this item 2478 Average listal rating (1502 ratings) 4.9 IMDB Rating 5.3
Dr. Dolittle (1998)
The 1967 version has Rex Harrison and singing, so it is better.

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People who added this item 1537 Average listal rating (923 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.5


1950 version IMDB rating 7.2
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People who added this item 443 Average listal rating (298 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.1
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 2353 Average listal rating (1575 ratings) 4.8 IMDB Rating 5.3
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 6541 Average listal rating (4339 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.5
Home Alone (1990)
The original is better than the sequel.

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People who added this item 2021 Average listal rating (1258 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.2
Insomnia (2002)
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People who added this item 649 Average listal rating (391 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.8
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People who added this item 4387 Average listal rating (2917 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 7.2
King Kong (2005)
Since the new version is almost unwatchabkle, I prefer the 1933 version.

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People who added this item 1082 Average listal rating (657 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.9
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People who added this item 743 Average listal rating (429 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.6
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People who added this item 5241 Average listal rating (3511 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.8
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People who added this item 3006 Average listal rating (1953 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 5.7
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People who added this item 193 Average listal rating (139 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6
This movie with Bridget Fonda is not as good of a remake of La Femme Nikita.








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La Femme Nikita - short trailer at: Youtube


Point of no Return - trailer at: Youtube

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People who added this item 1095 Average listal rating (679 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 5.6
Poseidon (2006)
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People who added this item 953 Average listal rating (566 ratings) 4.8 IMDB Rating 4.6
Psycho (1998)
The 1960 version is much better.

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People who added this item 316 Average listal rating (206 ratings) 3.6 IMDB Rating 3
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 153 Average listal rating (95 ratings) 3.5 IMDB Rating 3.6
Swept Away (2002)
The 1975 version is much better than the Madonna version.


Swept Away (1975)
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People who added this item 682 Average listal rating (435 ratings) 4.2 IMDB Rating 4.4
Taxi (2004)
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People who added this item 144 Average listal rating (66 ratings) 4.8 IMDB Rating 4.6
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 69 Average listal rating (51 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 6.8
The Champ (1979)
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People who added this item 1345 Average listal rating (872 ratings) 5.2 IMDB Rating 5.5
As good as the original was in 1951, I liked the 2009 version also.

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People who added this item 5046 Average listal rating (3317 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.5
The Departed (2006)
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People who added this item 437 Average listal rating (271 ratings) 4.8 IMDB Rating 4.4
Neither version was very good. Read the book instead.

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People who added this item 2571 Average listal rating (1692 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7
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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 1915 Average listal rating (1118 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.4
Despite the professional performance of Lindsay Lohan, the 1961 version is more entertaining.

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People who added this item 1667 Average listal rating (962 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 5.2
The 1975 version was better.

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People who added this item 644 Average listal rating (404 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.8
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People who added this item 348 Average listal rating (202 ratings) 5 IMDB Rating 4.9
The Women (2008)

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People who added this item 1774 Average listal rating (1123 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.8
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 1886 Average listal rating (1248 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.6
True Grit (2010)
I personally prefer the 1969 version with John Wayne and Robert Duvall.

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People who added this item 2155 Average listal rating (1479 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7.2
True Lies (1994)
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People who added this item 773 Average listal rating (446 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.7
Unfaithful (2002)
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People who added this item 443 Average listal rating (281 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 5.6
The 1960 version works better to scare me and affect me.

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People who added this item 4465 Average listal rating (3080 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.5
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: 4 years, 8 months ago at Aug 4 19:11
Tron Legacy is a sequel not a remake.

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