List of film remakes (A–M)

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This is a list of film remakes:


A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H -  I  - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z

#[edit]

Remakes Original version
12 (2007) dir. Nikita Mikhalkov
12 Angry Men (1997) dir. William Friedkin
Ek Ruka Hua Faisla (1986) dir. Basu Chatterjee
12 Angry Men (1957) dir. Sidney Lumet
13 (2010) dir. Géla Babluani 13 Tzameti (2005) dir. Géla Babluani
13 Assassins (2011) dir. Takashi Miike Jûsan-nin no shikaku (1963) dir. Eiichi Kudo
The 13th Letter (1951) dir. Otto Preminger Le Corbeau (1943) dir. Henri-Georges Clouzot
101 Dalmatians (1996) dir. Stephen Herek One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961) dir. Clyde Geronimi
Based on the novel by Dodie Smith
2001 Maniacs (2005) dir. Tim Sullivan Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964) dir. Herschell Gordon Lewis
3:10 to Yuma (2007) dir. James Mangold 3:10 to Yuma (1957) dir. Delmer Daves

A[edit]

Remakes Original version
Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951) dir. Charles Lamont The Invisible Man Returns (1940) dir. Joe May
About Last Night (2014) dir. Steve Pink About Last Night (1986) dir. Edward Zwick
Based on the play Sexual Perversity in Chicago by David Mamet
An Affair to Remember (1957) dir. Leo McCarey Love Affair (1939) dir. Leo McCarey
Against All Odds (1984) dir. Taylor Hackford Out of the Past (1947) dir. Jacques Tourneur
Alfie (2004) dir. Charles Shyer Alfie (1966) dir. Lewis Gilbert
Algiers (1938) dir. John Cromwell Pépé le Moko (1937) dir. Julien Duvivier
Always (1989) dir. Steven Spielberg A Guy Named Joe (1943) dir. Victor Fleming
The Amityville Horror (2005) dir. Andrew Douglas The Amityville Horror (1979) dir. Stuart Rosenberg
Based on the novel by Jay Anson
And God Created Woman (1988) dir. Roger Vadim Et Dieu... créa la femme (1956) dir. Roger Vadim
And Soon the Darkness (2010) dir. Marcos Efron And Soon the Darkness (1970) dir. Robert Fuest
Angels in the Outfield (1994) dir. William Dear Angels in the Outfield (1951) dir. Clarence Brown
Angel on My Shoulder (1980) dir. John Berry Angel on My Shoulder (1946) dir. Archie Mayo
Annie (1999) dir. Rob Marshall Annie (1982) dir. John Huston
Both based on the Thomas Meehan/Charles Strouse/Martin Charnin musical, which in turn came from the comic strip Little Orphan Annie, by Harold Gray
Annavaram (2006) dir. Bhimaneni Srinivas Rao Thirupaachi (2005) dir. Perarasu
Another Fine Mess (1930) dir. James Parrott Duck Soup (1927) dir. Fred Guiol
Anthropophagous 2000 (1999) dir. Andreas Schnaas Antropophagus (1980) dir. Joe D'Amato
April Fool's Day (2008) dir. Mitchell Altieri & Phil Flores April Fool's Day (1986) dir. Fred Walton
Apthamitra (2004) dir. P. Vasu
Chandramukhi (2005) dir. P. Vasu
Rajmohol (2005) dir. Swapan Saha
Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2008) dir. Priyadarshan
Manichitrathazhu (1993) dir. Fazil
Arch of Triumph (1985) dir. Waris Hussein Arch of Triumph (1948) dir. Lewis Milestone
The Arena (2001) dir. Timur Bekmambetov The Arena (1974) dir. Steve Carver
Arthur (2011) dir. Jason Winer Arthur (1981) dir. Steve Gordon
Assault on Precinct 13 (2005) dir. Jean-François Richet Assault on Precinct 13 (1976) dir. John Carpenter
Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman (1993) dir. Christopher Guest Attack of the 50 Foot Woman (1958) dir. Nathan H. Juran

B[edit]

Remakes Original version
The Bachelor (1999) dir. Gary Sinyor Seven Chances (1925) dir. Buster Keaton
Bad News Bears (2005) dir. Richard Linklater The Bad News Bears (1976) dir. Michael Ritchie
The Ballad of Naramaya (1983) dir. Shohei Imamura The Ballad of Naramaya (1958) dir. Keisuke Kinoshita
The Bad Seed (1985) dir. Paul Wendkos The Bad Seed (1956) dir. Mervyn LeRoy
Bangkok Dangerous (2008) dir. The Pang Brothers Bangkok Dangerous (1999) dir. The Pang Brothers
Battle Beyond the Stars (1980) dir. Jimmy T. Murakami
The Magnificent Seven (1960) John Sturges
Shichinin no samurai (1954) dir. Akira Kurosawa
The Battle of the Sexes (1928) dir. D. W. Griffith The Battle of the Sexes (1914) dir. D. W. Griffith
The Beat that My Heart Skipped (2005) dir. Jacques Audiard Fingers (1978) dir. James Toback
Beau Geste (1939) dir. William A. Wellman Beau Geste (1926) dir. Herbert Brenon
Based on the book by P. C. Wren
Bedazzled (2000) dir. Harold Ramis Bedazzled (1967) dir. Stanley Donen
Beongeoli Sam-ryong (1964) dir. Shin Sang-ok Beongeoli Sam-ryong (1929) dir. Na Woon-gyu
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (2009) dir. Peter Hyams Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956) dir. Fritz Lang
The Big Show (1961) dir. James B. Clark
Broken Lance (1954) dir. Edward Dmytryk
House of Strangers (1949) dir. Joseph L. Mankiewicz
The Big Stampede (1932) dir. Tenny Wright Land Beyond the Law (1927) dir. Harry Joe Brown
Billy Jack Goes to Washington (1977) dir. Tom Laughlin Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) dir. Frank Capra
The Birdcage (1996) dir. Mike Nichols La Cage aux Folles (1978) dir. Édouard Molinaro
Black Caesar (1973) dir. Larry Cohen Little Caesar (1931) dir. Mervyn LeRoy
Black Christmas (2006) dir. Glen Morgan Black Christmas (1974) dir. Bob Clark
Blame it on Rio (1984) dir. Stanley Donen Un moment d'egarement (1977) dir. Claude Berri
The Blob (1988) dir. Chuck Russell The Blob (1958) dir. Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr.
Blood Diner (1987) dir. Jackie Kong Blood Feast (1963) dir. Herschell Gordon Lewis
Bored of Education (1936) dir. Gordon Douglas Teacher's Pet (1930) dir. Robert F. McGowan
Born Yesterday (1993) dir. Luis Mandoki Born Yesterday (1950) dir. George Cukor
Based on the play by Garson Kanin
Boudu (2005) dir. Gérard Jugnot Boudu Saved from Drowning (1932) dir. Jean Renoir
The Boy Cried Murder (1966) dir. George P. Breakston The Window (1949) dir. Ted Tetzlaff
Based on The Boy Cried Murder by Cornell Woolrich
Breathless (1983) dir. Jim McBride Breathless (1960) dir. Jean-Luc Godard
Brian's Song (2001) dir. John Gray Brian's Song (1971) dir. Buzz Kulik
Brothers (2009) dir. Jim Sheridan Brødre (2004) dir. Susanne Bier
A Bucket of Blood (1995) dir. Michael McDonald A Bucket of Blood (1959) dir. Roger Corman
Buddy Buddy (1981) dir. Billy Wilder L'Emmerdeur (1973) dir. Edouard Molinaro
The Burmese Harp (1985) dir. Kon Ichikawa The Burmese Harp (1956) dir. Kon Ichikawa

C[edit]

Remakes Original version
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (2005) dir. David Lee Fisher The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) dir. Robert Wiene
Cape Fear (1991) dir. Martin Scorsese Cape Fear (1962) dir. J. Lee Thompson
Based on the novel The Executioners by John D. MacDonald
Carnival of Souls (1998) dir. Adam Grossman & Ian Kessner Carnival of Souls (1962) dir. Herk Harvey
Carrie (2013) dir. Kimberly Peirce
Carrie (2002) dir. David Carson
Carrie (1976) dir. Brian De Palma
Based on the novel by Stephen King
The Cat and the Canary (1939) dir. Elliott Nugent The Cat and the Canary (1927) dir. Paul Leni
Cat People (1982) dir. Paul Schrader Cat People (1942) dir. Jacques Tourneur
Catch That Kid (2004) dir. Bart Freundlich Klatretøsen (2002) dir. Hans Fabian
The Champ (1979) dir. Franco Zeffirelli The Champ (1931) dir. King Vidor
Chickens Come Home (1931) dir. Hal Roach Love 'em and Weep (1927) dir. Fred Guiol
The Children's Hour (1961) dir. William Wyler These Three (1936) dir. William Wyler
Based on the 1934 play The Children's Hour, by Lillian Hellman
Chloe (2009) dir. Atom Egoyan Nathalie... (2004) dir. Anne Fontaine
City of Angels (1998) dir. Brad Silberling Der Himmel über Berlin or Wings of Desire (1987) dir. Wim Wenders
Clash of the Titans (2010) dir. Louis Leterrier Clash of the Titans (1981) dir. Desmond Davis
Classmates (2007) dir. K. Vijaya Bhaskar Classmates (2006) dir. Lal Jose
Cloak & Dagger (1984) dir. Richard Franklin
The Boy Cried Murder (1966) dir. George P. Breakston
The Window (1949) dir. Ted Tetzlaff
Based on The Boy Cried Murder by Cornell Woolrich
Colorado Territory (1949) dir. Raoul Walsh High Sierra (1941) dir. Raoul Walsh
The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1995) dir. Peyton Reed The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969) dir. Robert Butler
The Counter Jumper (1922) dir. Larry Semon The Grocery Clerk (1919) dir. Larry Semon
Cousins (1989) dir. Joel Schumacher Cousin, cousine (1975) dir. Jean-Charles Tacchella
Crackers (1984) dir. Louis Malle Big Deal on Madonna Street (1958) dir. Mario Monicelli
The Crazies (2010) dir. Breck Eisner The Crazies (1973) dir. George A. Romero
Crime School (1938) dir. Lewis Seiler The Mayor of Hell (1933) dir. Archie Mayo & Michael Curtiz
Criminal (2004) dir. Gregory Jacobs Nueve reinas (2000) dir. Fabián Bielinsky

D[edit]

Remakes Original version
D.O.A. (1988) dir. Annabel Jankel & Rocky Morton D.O.A. (1950) dir. Rudolph Maté
The Dark Mirror (1984) dir. Richard Lang The Dark Mirror (1946) dir. Robert Siodmak
Dark Water (2005) dir. Walter Salles Dark Water (2002) dir. Hideo Nakata
Dawn of the Dead (2004) dir. Zack Snyder Dawn of the Dead (1978) dir. George A. Romero
The Dawn Patrol (1938) dir. Edmund Golding The Dawn Patrol (1930) dir. Howard Hawks
Day of the Dead (2008) dir. Steve Miner Day of the Dead (1985) dir. George A. Romero
The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) dir. Scott Derrickson The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) dir. Robert Wise
Dead of Winter (1987) dir. Arthur Penn My Name Is Julia Ross (1945) dir. Joseph H. Lewis
Death at a Funeral (2010) dir. Neil LaBute Death at a Funeral (2007) dir. Frank Oz
Death Race (2008) dir. Paul W.S. Anderson Death Race 2000 (1975) dir. Paul Bartel
The Debt (2011) dir. John Madden The Debt (2007) dir. Assaf Bernstein
The Defiant Ones (1986) dir. David Lowell Rich The Defiant Ones (1958) dir. Stanley Kramer
The Departed (2006) dir. Martin Scorsese Infernal Affairs (2002) dir. Wai Keung Lau & Siu Fai Mak
Desperate Hours (1990) dir. Michael Cimino The Desperate Hours (1955) dir. William Wyler
Le Deuxième Souffle (2007) dir. Alain Corneau Le Deuxième Souffle (1966) dir. Jean-Pierre Melville
Diabolique (1996) dir. Jeremiah S. Chechik Les Diaboliques (1955) dir. Henri-Georges Clouzot
From the novel by Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac
Diamond Horseshoe (1945) dir. George Seaton The Barker (1928) dir. George Fitzmaurice
Dinner for Schmucks (2010) dir. Jay Roach Le Dîner de Cons (1998) dir. Francis Veber
Disturbia (2007) dir. D. J. Caruso Rear Window (1954) dir. Alfred Hitchcock
From the short story It Had to be Murder by Cornell Woolrich
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941) dir. Victor Fleming Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931) dir. Rouben Mamoulian
Dr. M (1990) dir. Claude Chabrol Dr. Mabuse the Gambler (1922) dir. Fritz Lang
Billa (2009) dir. Meher Ramesh
Billa (2007) dir. Vishnuvardhan
Don (2006) dir. Farhan Akhtar
Sobharaj (1986) dir. Sasikumar
Billa (1980) dir. R. Krishnamurthy
Yugandhar (1979) dir. K. S. R. Das
Don (1978) dir. Chandra Barot
A Dog of Flanders (1999) dir. Kevin Brodie A Dog of Flanders (1959) dir. James B. Clark
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2011) dir. Troy Nixey Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (1973) dir. John Newland
Down (2001) dir. Dick Maas De Lift (1983) dir. Dick Maas
Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986) dir. Paul Mazursky Boudu sauvé des eaux (1932) dir. Jean Renoir
Down to Earth (2001) dir. Chris Weitz & Paul Weitz
Heaven Can Wait (1978) dir. Warren Beatty & Buck Henry
Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941) dir. Alexander Hall

E[edit]

Remakes Original version
The Echo (2008) dir. Yam Laranas Sigaw (2004) dir. Yam Laranas
EDtv (1999) dir. Ron Howard Louis 19, le roi des ondes (1994) dir. Michel Poulette
È già ieri (2004) dir. Giulio Manfredonia Groundhog Day (1993) dir. Harold Ramis
Ellam Avan Seyal (2008) dir. Shaji Kailas
Sri Mahalakshmi (2007) dir. Vijayan
Chinthamani Kolacase (2006) dir. Shaji Kailas
Endless Love (2014) dir. Shana Feste Endless Love (1981) dir. Franco Zeffirelli
Based on the novel by Scott Spencer
Evil Dead (2013) dir. Fede Alvarez The Evil Dead (1981) dir. Sam Raimi
The Eye (2008) dir. David Moreau & Xavier Palud The Eye (2002) dir. Oxide Pang & Danny Pang
Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist (2005) dir. Paul Schrader Exorcist: The Beginning (2004) dir. Renny Harlin
The Experiment (2010) dir. Paul Scheuring Das Experiment (2001) dir. Oliver Hirschbiegel

F[edit]

Remakes Original version
Fame (2009) dir. Kevin Tancharoen Fame (1980) dir. Alan Parker
Fatal Attraction (1987) dir. Adrian Lyne Diversion (A British TV film)
Father of the Bride (1991) dir. Charles Shyer Father of the Bride (1950) dir. Vincente Minnelli
Based on the novel by Edward Streeter
Fathers' Day (1997) dir. Ivan Reitman Les Compères (1983) dir. Francis Veber
FC Venus (2006) dir. Ute Wieland FC Venus (2005) dir. Joona Tena
The Fiend Who Walked the West (1958) dir. Gordon Douglas Kiss of Death (1947) dir. Henry Hathaway
The Firm (2009) dir. Nick Love The Firm (1988) dir. Alan Clarke
A Fistful of Dollars/Per un pugno di dollari (1964) dir. Sergio Leone Yojimbo (1961) dir. Akira Kurosawa
Los que volvieron (1948) dir. Alejandro Galindo
Back from Eternity (1956) dir. John Farrow
Five Came Back (1939) dir. John Farrow
Fled (1996) dir. Kevin Hooks
The Defiant Ones (1986) dir. David Lowell Rich
The Defiant Ones (1958) dir. Stanley Kramer
Flight of the Phoenix (2004) dir. John Moore The Flight of the Phoenix (1965) Robert Aldrich
Flipper (1996) dir. Alan Shapiro Flipper (1963) dir. James B. Clark
Floating Weeds (1959) dir. Yasujirō Ozu A Story of Floating Weeds (1934) dir. Yasujirō Ozu
Flubber (1997) dir. Les Mayfield The Absent-Minded Professor (1961) dir. Robert Stevenson
The Fly (1986) dir. David Cronenberg The Fly (1958) dir. Kurt Neumann
The Fog (2005) dir. Rupert Wainwright The Fog (1980) dir. John Carpenter
Footloose (2011) dir. Craig Brewer Footloose (1984) dir. Herbert Ross
Forbidden Fruit (1921) dir. Cecil B. DeMille The Golden Chance (1915) dir. Cecil B. DeMille
Four Brothers (2005) dir. John Singleton The Sons of Katie Elder (1965) dir. Henry Hathaway
Freaky Friday (2003) dir. Mark Waters
Freaky Friday (1995) dir. Melanie Mayron
Freaky Friday (1976) dir. Gary Nelson
Based on the novel by Mary Rodgers
Friday the 13th (2009) dir. Marcus Nispel Friday the 13th (1980) dir. Sean S. Cunningham
Fright Night (2011) dir. Craig Gillespie Fright Night (1985) dir. Tom Holland
The Front Page (1974) dir. Billy Wilder The Front Page (1931) dir. Lewis Milestone
Fun with Dick and Jane (2005) dir. Dean Parisot Fun with Dick and Jane (1977) dir. Ted Kotcheff
Funny Games (2008) dir. Michael Haneke Funny Games (1997) dir. Michael Haneke

G[edit]

Remakes Original version
Gaby (1956) dir. Curtis Bernhardt
Waterloo Bridge (1940) dir. Mervyn LeRoy
Waterloo Bridge (1931) dir. James Whale
Based on the play by Robert E. Sherwood
Gambit (2012) dir. Michael Hoffman Gambit (1966) dir. Ronald Neame
The Gambler (2015) dir. Rupert Wyatt The Gambler (1974) dir. Karel Reisz
Based upon the short novel by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The Getaway (1994) dir. Roger Donaldson The Getaway (1972) dir. Sam Peckinpah
Get Carter (2000) dir. Stephen Kay Get Carter (1971) dir. Mike Hodges
Gharshana (2004) dir. Gautham Menon Kaakha Kaakha (2003) dir. Gautham Menon
Gloria (1999) dir. Sidney Lumet Gloria (1980) dir. John Cassavetes
Godzilla (2014) dir. Gareth Edwards
Godzilla (1998) dir. Roland Emmerich
Gojira (1954) dir. Ishirō Honda
Gone in 60 Seconds (2000) dir. Dominic Sena Gone in 60 Seconds (1974) dir. H. B. Halicki
The Goodbye Girl (2004) dir. Richard Benjamin The Goodbye Girl (1977) dir. Herbert Ross
The Good Companions (1957) dir. J. Lee Thompson The Good Companions (1933) dir. Victor Saville
Good Morning (1959) dir. Yasujirō Ozu I Was Born, But... (1932) dir. Yasujirō Ozu
The Good Thief (2002) dir. Neil Jordan Bob le flambeur (1955) dir. Jean-Pierre Melville
Gordon of Ghost City (1933) dir. Ray Taylor Flaming Guns (1932) dir. Arthur Rosson
The Grudge (2004) dir. Takashi Shimizu Ju-on: The Grudge (2003) dir. Takashi Shimizu
Guess Who (2005) dir. Kevin Rodney Sullivan Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967) dir. Stanley Kramer

H[edit]

Remakes Original version
Halloween (2007) dir. Rob Zombie Halloween (1978) dir. John Carpenter
The Hand (1981) dir. Oliver Stone The Beast with Five Fingers (1946) dir. Robert Florey
Happy New Year (1987) dir. John G. Avildsen La bonne année (1972) dir. Claude Lelouch
Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai (2011) dir. Takashi Miike Harakiri (1962) dir. Masaki Kobayashi
The Hasty Heart (1983) dir. Martin M. Speer The Hasty Heart (1949) dir. Vincent Sherman
Haunted Gold (1932) dir. Mack V. Wright The Phantom City (1928) dir. Albert S. Rogell
The Haunting (1999) dir. Jan de Bont The Haunting (1963) dir. Robert Wise
Head Above Water (1996) dir. Jim Wilson Hodet over vannet (1993) dir. Nils Gaup
The Heartbreak Kid (2007) dir. Bobby Farrelly & Peter Farrelly The Heartbreak Kid (1972) dir. Elaine May
Based on the short story A Change of Plan by Bruce Jay Friedman
Heat (1995) dir. Michael Mann L.A. Takedown (1989) dir. Michael Mann
High Noon (2000) dir. Rod Hardy
Outland (1981) dir. Peter Hyams
High Noon (1952) dir. Fred Zinnemann
The Hills Have Eyes (2006) dir. Alexandre Aja The Hills Have Eyes (1977) dir. Wes Craven
The Hitcher (2007) dir. Dave Meyers The Hitcher (1986) dir. Robert Harmon
Holiday (1938) dir. George Cukor Holiday (1930) dir. Edward H. Griffith
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993) dir. Duwayne Dunham The Incredible Journey (1963) dir. Fletcher Markle
Based on the novel by Sheila Burnford
Hoodman Blind (1923) dir. John Ford Hoodman Blind (1913) dir. James Gordon
House on Haunted Hill (1999) dir. William Malone House on Haunted Hill (1959) dir. William Castle
House of Wax (1953) dir. André de Toth Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933) dir. Michael Curtiz
How to Make a Monster (2001) dir. George Huang How to Make a Monster (1958) dir. Herbert L. Strock

I[edit]

Remakes Original version
I Am Omega (2007) dir. Griff Furst
I Am Legend (2007) dir. Francis Lawrence
The Omega Man (1971) dir. Boris Sagal
The Last Man on Earth (1964) dir. Ubaldo Ragona and Sidney Salkow
Based on the novel I Am Legend by Richard Matheson
I Died A Thousand Times (1955) dir. Stuart Heisler High Sierra (1941) dir. Raoul Walsh
I Married a Monster (1998) dir. Nancy Malone I Married a Monster from Outer Space (1958) dir. Nancy Malone
I Saw What You Did (1988) dir. Fred Walton I Saw What You Did (1965) dir. William Castle
I Spit on Your Grave (2010) dir. Steven R. Monroe I Spit on Your Grave (1978) dir. Meir Zarchi
I Want to Live! (1983) dir. David Lowell Rich I Want to Live! (1958) dir. Robert Wise
Ice Castles (2010) dir. Donald Wrye Ice Castles (1978) dir. Donald Wrye
In the Good Old Summertime (1949) dir. Robert Z. Leonard The Shop Around the Corner (1940) dir. Ernst Lubitsch
Indiscretion of an American Wife (1998) dir. George Kaczender Terminal Station (1953) dir. Vittorio De Sica
The Initiation of Sarah (2006) dir. Stuart Gillard The Initiation of Sarah (1978) dir. Robert Day
The In-Laws (2003) dir. Andrew Fleming The In-Laws (1979) dir. Arthur Hiller
Insomnia (2002) dir. Christopher Nolan Insomnia (1997) dir. Erik Skjoldbjærg
Intersection (1994) dir. Mark Rydell Les choses de la vie (1970) dir. Claude Sautet
Intermezzo (1939) dir. Gregory Ratoff Intermezzo (1936) dir. Gösta Stevens
Interview (2007) dir. Steve Buscemi Interview (2003) dir. Theo van Gogh
Invaders from Mars (1986) dir. Tobe Hooper Invaders from Mars (1953) dir. William Cameron Menzies
The Invasion (2007) dir. Oliver Hirschbiegel
The Body Snatchers (1993) dir. Abel Ferrara
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) dir. Philip Kaufman
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) dir. Don Siegel
Irma la Douce (1972) dir. Paul Paviot Irma la Douce (1963) dir. Billy Wilder
Iron Maze (1991) dir. Hiroaki Yoshida Rashomon (1950) dir. Akira Kurosawa
The Italian Job (2003) dir. F. Gary Gray The Italian Job (1969) dir. Peter Collinson
It Happened One Christmas (1977) dir. Donald Wrye It's a Wonderful Life (1946) dir. Frank Capra
It's Alive (2008) dir. Josef Rusnak It's Alive (1974) dir. Larry Cohen
It's Great to Be Alive (1933) dir. Alfred L. Werker The Last Man on Earth (1924) dir. John G. Blystone

J[edit]

Remakes Original version
J'accuse (1938) dir. Abel Gance J'accuse (1919) dir. Abel Gance
The Jackal (1997) dir. Michael Caton-Jones The Day of the Jackal (1973) dir. Fred Zinnemann
Based on the novel by Frederick Forsyth
The Jazz Singer (1980) dir. Richard Fleischer
The Jazz Singer (1952) dir. Michael Curtiz
The Jazz Singer (1927) dir. Alan Crosland
Based on the play by Samson Raphaelson
Jigoku (1999) dir. Teruo Ishii
Jigoku (1970) dir. Tatsumi Kumashiro
Jigoku (1960) dir. Nobuo Nakagawa
Jungle 2 Jungle (1997) dir. John Pasquin Un indien dans la ville (1994) dir. Hervé Palud
Just Visiting (2001) dir. Jean-Marie Poiré Les Visiteurs (1993) dir. Jean-Marie Poiré
Nihon Chinbotsu (2006) dir. Shinji Higuchi Nihon Chinbotsu (1973) dir. Shirô Moritani

K[edit]

Remakes Original version
The Karate Kid (2010) dir. Harald Zwart The Karate Kid (1984) dir. John G. Avildsen
The Kid from Brooklyn (1946) dir. Norman Z. McLeod The Milky Way (1936) dir. Leo McCarey
King Kong (2005) dir. Peter Jackson
King Kong (1976) dir. John Guillermin
King Kong (1933) dir. Merian C. Cooper & Ernest B. Schoedsack
A Kiss Before Dying (1991) dir. James Dearden A Kiss Before Dying (1956) dir. Gerd Oswald
Based on the novel by Ira Levin
Kiss Me Goodbye (1982) dir. Robert Mulligan Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (1976) dir. Bruno Barreto
Kiss of Death (1995) dir. Barbet Schroeder
The Fiend Who Walked the West (1958) dir. Gordon Douglas
Kiss of Death (1947) dir. Henry Hathaway
Korei (2000) dir Kiyoshi Kurosawa Séance on a Wet Afternoon (1965) dir. Bryan Forbes

L[edit]

Remakes Original version
The Ladykillers (2004) dir. Coen brothers The Ladykillers (1955) dir. Alexander Mackendrick
The Lady Vanishes (1979) dir. Anthony Page The Lady Vanishes (1938) dir. Alfred Hitchcock
The Land That Time Forgot (2009) dir. C. Thomas Howell The Land That Time Forgot (1975) dir. Kevin Connor
Based on the 1918 novel of the same name by Edgar Rice Burroughs
The Lake House (2006) dir. Alejandro Agresti Il Mare (2000) dir. Hyun-seung Lee
Last Holiday (2006) dir. Wayne Wang Last Holiday (1950) dir. Henry Cass
The Last House on the Left (2009) dir. Dennis Iliadis
The Last House on the Left (1972) dir. Wes Craven
The Virgin Spring (1960) dir. Ingmar Bergman
The Last Kiss (2006) dir. Tony Goldwyn L'ultimo bacio (2001)
Last Man Standing (1996) dir. Walter Hill
A Fistful of Dollars (1964) dir. Sergio Leone
Yojimbo (1961) dir. Akira Kurosawa
Laughing Gravy (1931) dir. James W. Horne Angora Love (1929) dir. Lewis R. Foster
Let Me In (2010) dir. Matt Reeves Let The Right One In (2008) dir. Tomas Alfredson
Based on the 2004 novel Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist
Easy to Wed (1946) dir. Edward Buzzell Libeled Lady (1936) dir. Jack Conway
Lifepod (1993) dir. Ron Silver Lifeboat (1944) dir. Alfred Hitchcock
Little Fugitive (2006) dir. Joanna Lipper Little Fugitive (1953) dir. Ray Ashley
Little Miss Marker (1980) dir. Walter Bernstein
Sorrowful Jones (1949) dir. Sidney Lanfield
Little Miss Marker (1934) dir. Alexander Hall
Based on a short story by Damon Runyon
Little Shop of Horrors (1986) dir. Frank Oz Little Shop of Horrors (1960) dir. Roger Corman
LOL: Laughing Out Loud (2011) dir. Lisa Azuelos LOL (Laughing Out Loud) (2008) dir. Lisa Azuelos
The Longest Yard (2005) dir. Peter Segal
Mean Machine (2001) dir. Barry Skolnick
The Longest Yard (1974) dir. Robert Aldrich
Long Fliv the King (1926) dir. Leo McCarey His Royal Slyness (1920) dir. Hal Roach
The Long, Hot Summer (1985) dir. Stuart Cooper The Long, Hot Summer (1958) dir. Martin Ritt
The Long Night (1947) dir. Anatole Litvak Le Jour se lève (1937) dir. Marcel Carné
Lost Horizon (1973) dir. Charles Jarrott Lost Horizon (1937) dir. Frank Capra
The Lost Patrol (1934) dir. John Ford Lost Patrol (1929) dir. Walter Summers
Love Affair (1994) dir. Glenn Gordon Caron
An Affair to Remember (1957) dir. Leo McCarey
Love Affair (1939) dir. Leo McCarey
Love Don't Cost a Thing (2003) dir. Troy Beyer Can’t Buy Me Love (1987) dir. Steve Rash
Lure of the Wilderness (1952) dir. Jean Negulesco Swamp Water (1941) dir. Jean Renior

M[edit]

Remakes Original version
M (1951) dir. Joseph Losey M (1931) dir. Fritz Lang
Mädchen in Uniform (1958) dir. Géza von Radványi Mädchen in Uniform (1931) dir. Leontine Sagan
The Magnificent Ambersons (2002) dir. Alfonso Arau The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) dir. Orson Welles
The Magnificent Seven (1960) dir. John Sturges Seven Samurai (1954) dir. Akira Kurosawa
Main Aisa Hi Hoon (2005) dir. Harry Baweja I Am Sam (2001) dir. Jessie Nelson
Major Payne (1995) dir. Nick Castle The Private War of Major Benson (1955) dir. Jerry Hopper
The Man They Could Not Hang (1939) dir. Nick Grinde The Walking Dead (1936) dir. Michael Curtiz
The Man with One Red Shoe (1985) dir. Stan Dragoti Le Grand Blond avec une chaussure noire (1972) dir. Yves Robert
The Man Without a Country (1937) dir. Crane Wilbur The Man Without a Country (1917) dir. Ernest C. Warde
The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) dir. Alfred Hitchcock The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934) dir. Alfred Hitchcock
The Man Who Loved Women (1983) dir. Blake Edwards The Man Who Loved Women (1977) dir. François Truffaut
The Manchurian Candidate (2004) dir. Jonathan Demme The Manchurian Candidate (1962) dir. John Frankenheimer
Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007) dir. Priyadarshan
Rajmohol (2005) dir. Sapan Saha
Chandramukhi (2005) dir. P. Vasu
Apthamitra (2004) dir. P. Vasu
Manichitrathazhu (1993) dir. Fazil
Marcelino Pan y Vino (1979, made-for-TV) dir. Mario O'Hara
Marcellino (1991) dir. Luigi Comencini
Marcelino Pan y Vino (1955) dir. Ladislao Vajda
Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing and Charm School (2005) dir. Randall Miller Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing and Charm School (1990)
Mark of the Vampire (1935) dir. Tod Browning London After Midnight (1927) dir. Tod Browning
Marked Men (1919) dir. John Ford The Three Godfathers (1916) dir. Edward LeSaint
Masquerade in Mexico (1945) dir. Mitchell Leisen Midnight (1939) dir. Mitchell Leisen
The Mechanic (2011) dir. Simon West The Mechanic (1972) dir. Michael Winner
Meet Joe Black (1998) dir. Martin Brest Death Takes a Holiday (1934) dir. Mitchell Leisen
Based on the play by Alberto Casella
Meet Me in St. Louis (1966) dir. Alan D. Courtney
Meet Me in St. Louis (1959) dir. George Schaefer
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944) dir. Vincente Minnelli
Messenger (1994) dir. Norman Loftis Bicycle Thieves (1948) dir. Vittorio De Sica
Mighty Joe Young (1998) dir. Ron Underwood Mighty Joe Young (1949) dir. Ernest B. Schoedsack
Miracle on 34th Street (1994) dir. Les Mayfield
Miracle on 34th Street (1973) dir. Fielder Cook
Miracle on 34th Street (1947) dir. George Seaton
The Miracle Man (1932) dir. Norman Z. McLeod The Miracle Man (1919) dir. George Loane Tucker
Mirrors (2008) dir. Alexandre Aja
Mirrors 2 (2010) dir. Víctor García
Into the Mirror (2003) dir. Sung-ho Kim
Missile to the Moon (1958) dir. Richard E. Cunha Cat-Women of the Moon (1953) dir. Arthur Hilton
Mister Roberts (1984) dir. Melvin Bernhardt Mister Roberts (1955) dir. John Ford
Mixed Nuts (1994) dir. Nora Ephron Le Père Noël est une ordure (1982) dir. Jean-Marie Poiré
Mogambo (1953) dir. John Ford Red Dust (1932) dir. Victor Fleming
The Money Pit (1986) dir. Richard Benjamin Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948) dir. H. C. Potter
Moon Over Parador (1988) dir. Paul Mazursky The Magnificent Fraud (1939) dir. Robert Florey
Mother's Day (2010) dir. Darren Lynn Bousman Mother's Day (1980) dir. Charles Kaufman
Move Over, Darling (1963) dir. Michael Gordon My Favorite Wife (1940) dir. Garson Kanin
Mr. Deeds (2002) dir. Steven Brill Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) dir. Frank Capra
The Mummy (1999) dir. Stephen Sommers The Mummy (1932) dir. Karl Freund
Uppi Dada M.B.B.S. (2006) dir. D. Rajendra Babu
Shankar Dada MBBS (2004) dir. Jayanth C. Paranjee
Vasool Raja MBBS (2006) dir. Saran
Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003) dir. Rajkumar Hirani
My Bloody Valentine 3D (2009) dir. Patrick Lussier My Bloody Valentine (1981) dir. George Mihalka
My Father the Hero (1994) dir. Steve Miner Mon père, ce héros (1991) dir. Gérard Lauzier
My Man Godfrey (1957) dir. Henry Koster My Man Godfrey (1936) dir. Gregory La Cava
My Sassy Girl (2008) dir. Yann Samuell Yeopgijeogin geunyeo (2001) dir. Jae-young Kwak

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