Search
 
 

Display results as :
 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» The Games You Played in November 2017
by BretBaber Yesterday at 10:19 am

» Now Playing
by TripOpt55 Mon Dec 11, 2017 4:10 pm

» Wanna Play Some Old School PS1 Role Playing Games?
by Krubixcube Fri Dec 08, 2017 6:17 pm

» Gaming Chat Thread
by Krubixcube Wed Dec 06, 2017 3:46 pm

December 2017
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031

Calendar Calendar


Top 5 Movie Remakes

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Top 5 Movie Remakes

Post by volvocrusher on Fri Jul 15, 2016 5:53 pm

Thought this would be a good one considering we're getting a certain remake today that........well I'll just leave it at that.

_________________
avatar
volvocrusher
Goddess of the Seal

Posts : 3378
Join date : 2013-02-21
Age : 26
Location : Placentia, California

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Top 5 Movie Remakes

Post by Krubixcube on Sun Jul 17, 2016 10:26 am

1. The Thing (the 80's one)
2. 12 Monkeys
3. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (70's one)
4. Ocean's 11
5. The Fly

Weird, this was one of the easiest lists to do. So few remakes that are worth a damn, and to be fair most people don't realize a lot of those movies are remakes in the first place.

_________________

Steam: Krubixcube         3DS Friend Code: 1950-9553-1102         PSN:KrubixCube
avatar
Krubixcube
Goddess of the Seal

Posts : 3514
Join date : 2013-02-25
Age : 28
Location : Colorado

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Top 5 Movie Remakes

Post by avidacridjam on Sun Jul 17, 2016 10:54 am

I didn't find it easy at all. Plenty of good remakes didn't make the cut. Some I didn't count (e.g., 13 Assassins, Heat) because I haven't seen the original.

1. John Carpenter's The Thing
2. The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
3. The Fly (1986)
4. Nosferatu The Vampyre (1979)
5. True Grit (2010)

_________________
"I'm not married, I don't have any kids and I'd blow your head off if someone paid me enough." -Grosse Pointe Blank
Xbox Live: MongoSantaMaria
avatar
avidacridjam
Beary Bad Joker

Posts : 882
Join date : 2013-02-22
Age : 37
Location : Arkansas

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Top 5 Movie Remakes

Post by Krubixcube on Sun Jul 17, 2016 3:48 pm

Nosferatu is a solid choice as well. Still haven't seen last of the mohicans...

_________________

Steam: Krubixcube         3DS Friend Code: 1950-9553-1102         PSN:KrubixCube
avatar
Krubixcube
Goddess of the Seal

Posts : 3514
Join date : 2013-02-25
Age : 28
Location : Colorado

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Top 5 Movie Remakes

Post by volvocrusher on Tue Jul 19, 2016 8:50 pm

1. Ocean's 11- Pretty much the definitive heist movie with an amazing cast.
2. The Jungle Book- Does exactly what a remake should do: Take something I want to like more than I did, and improve the good while fixing the bad. Also adds Bill Murray and Christopher Walken. And Walken sings.
3. Batman Begins- It is still a comic book adaptation, but they were pretty much remaking Batman with their own spin. And they did a damn good job with their own twist on the formula too.
4. The Italian Job- Heist movies really have a great track record for remakes
5. King Kong- It was a bit too long, but I really liked Jackson's take on King Kong. A fun and well directed movie.

Keeping this to remaking American remakes otherwise I'd put things remaking obscure stuff like True Lies which feels like cheating. Also I need to check out some of the remakes you guys brought up, especially Body Snatchers and The Thing.

_________________
avatar
volvocrusher
Goddess of the Seal

Posts : 3378
Join date : 2013-02-21
Age : 26
Location : Placentia, California

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Top 5 Movie Remakes

Post by Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum