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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 833 Average listal rating (475 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 1952 Average listal rating (1269 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.3


1978 version IMDB rating 8
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People who added this item 363 Average listal rating (233 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 5.7



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 699 Average listal rating (444 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 5.9


The Dinner Game 1998
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People who added this item 2498 Average listal rating (1508 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 1543 Average listal rating (924 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.5


1950 version IMDB rating 7.2
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People who added this item 444 Average listal rating (300 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 2384 Average listal rating (1593 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 6617 Average listal rating (4368 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 2040 Average listal rating (1262 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.2
Insomnia (2002)
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People who added this item 667 Average listal rating (396 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.8
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People who added this item 4459 Average listal rating (2957 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 1097 Average listal rating (660 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.9
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People who added this item 758 Average listal rating (436 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.6
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People who added this item 5283 Average listal rating (3535 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.8
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People who added this item 198 Average listal rating (143 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 1103 Average listal rating (684 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 5.6
Poseidon (2006)
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People who added this item 963 Average listal rating (567 ratings) 4.8 IMDB Rating 4.6
Psycho (1998)
The 1960 version is much better.

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People who added this item 319 Average listal rating (207 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 (96 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 689 Average listal rating (439 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 71 Average listal rating (51 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 6.8
The Champ (1979)
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People who added this item 1369 Average listal rating (886 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 5092 Average listal rating (3344 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.5
The Departed (2006)
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People who added this item 441 Average listal rating (273 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 2601 Average listal rating (1700 ratings) 6.7 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 1945 Average listal rating (1131 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.5
Despite the professional performance of Lindsay Lohan, the 1961 version is more entertaining.

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People who added this item 1680 Average listal rating (964 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 5.2
The 1975 version was better.

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People who added this item 654 Average listal rating (411 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.8
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People who added this item 350 Average listal rating (202 ratings) 5 IMDB Rating 4.9
The Women (2008)

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People who added this item 1818 Average listal rating (1149 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 1915 Average listal rating (1260 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 2175 Average listal rating (1485 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7.2
True Lies (1994)
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People who added this item 787 Average listal rating (449 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.7
Unfaithful (2002)
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People who added this item 456 Average listal rating (291 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 4517 Average listal rating (3110 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: 5 years, 1 month ago at Aug 4 19:11
Tron Legacy is a sequel not a remake.

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