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MOVIE LIST: Remakes

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List of 20+ quality movie remakes.

I think people treat the announcement of remakes harshly without even giving them a chance. I've made a list of remakes that do the original justice or far outpass it. Some bring the story to a new generation or to a world-wide audience. Some edify the story by making it a musical. Most are based on novels or plays anyway. Some are based on tv shows.

None of these remakes are based on "classics". So nothing by Shakespeare and Jane Austen or the like, or retellings of "Alice in wonderland," "Peter Pan," and fairy tales on this list. It would be enormous if I added them, too.

Here's an example that I didn't put on the list:

Swiss Family Robinson (1960) remake of the 1940 movie of the same name. Here's the twist: Swiss Family Robinson inspired the 1960s TV show Lost in Space which had it's own film remake in 1998 (an example of a BAD remake).

P.S. I would like to add that I have not seen half of the originals, but I have seen all of the remakes. ;) I only put remakes that I would watch again (there are definitely a lot more than on this list).

Also, the Lord of the Rings is a REMAKE! *mike drop*

Check out my other lists: Archaeology, Time Travel, Remakes, Weddings, and Twins. More lists coming soon. I also make custom lists.

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I have seen 1600+ movies. I love finding clusters of similar movies. I picked "remakes" for the theme because I know not all remakes are bad.

I will not recommend anything I haven't seen; nor recommend something I wouldn't be willing to watch again.

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Reviews of Janice


Mariana received unit of MOVIE LIST: Remakes from Janice
Jan 08, 2019
Janice was a pleasure to work with, and I'm looking forward to watching the movies on her list.
Benjamin received unit of MOVIE LIST: Remakes from Janice
Dec 08, 2017
Janice is awesome! Great list. Some classics!
Troy received unit of MOVIE LIST: Remakes from Janice
Sep 20, 2017
Janice is quick with a very informative list. Thanks!
Jessica received unit of MOVIE LIST: Remakes from Janice
Sep 20, 2017
Janice provided a very well organized list of remakes
Katherine received unit of MOVIE LIST: Numbers from Janice
Jan 28, 2019
Thanks for the list! Look forward to going through it. :)
Edgar received unit of MOVIE LIST: Terran in Space from Janice
Jan 24, 2019
Quick and great to work with
Rachel received unit of MOVIE LIST: Numbers from Janice
Dec 22, 2018
Easy to work with. Thanks
Ian received session of My Little Pony matchup from Janice
Dec 13, 2018
Its great that people are so into the toys. Fun. I had some trouble viewing the wikia.
danielle received session of 30-minute UKULELE Lesson from Janice
Nov 14, 2018
Janice was great. I had never held a ukulele before, and by the end of our session I was playing the first three notes of Jingle Bells. I really enj...oyed learning the foundational principles as an absolute beginner, and will be signing up for more classes in the future.show more
Dustin received unit of MOVIE LIST: Time Travel from Janice
Jul 27, 2018
Many mahalos, the list was delivered instantly. Perhaps we can do more. Much Aloha


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About Janice Eckworth

I have a variety of interests and craft skills. I enjoy art, astronomy, baking, beading, calligraphy, crochet, drawing, etymology, genealogy, knitting, kumihimo, movies, nail art, origami, painting, ...piano, puzzles, quilting, reading, scrapbooking, sewing, and ukulele. (If you noticed that I ordered my list alphabetically, you can image the attention to detail I put into my projects.) I have been knitting for 8 years. I've made hats, socks, sweaters, and a variety of other projects. I've loved learning different techniques over the years. Knitting with a different color yarn in each hand is my current favorite. I know how to knit continental (aka picking) and English (throwing or flicking). I have seen 1700+ movies. I have made several services in the form of MOVIE LISTS. One of my favorite services is movie recommendations. I know how hard it can be to find something fun. I will not recommend anything I haven't seen; nor recommend something I wouldn't be willing to watch again. I'm also a parent of two Autistic boys (8 and 6). They are clever, happy little boys, so I'm very lucky. I also teach piano and ukulele lessons locally (and a few via videochat).show more

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