Remake movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant remake movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, visually appealing, serious, entertaining, sexy and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, adaptation, storytelling, chase, runaway, vengeance, brutality and destiny plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
remake movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as remake: The Jungle Book (2016), Fright Night (2011), The Last House on the Left (2009), King Kong (1976), Father of the Bride (1991), Oldboy (2013), The Magnificent Seven (2016), The Fly (1986), Hairspray (2007), Little Shop of Horrors (1986).

List of remake movies

The Jungle Book (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man-cub named Mowgli fostered by wolves. After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan, Mowgli is forced to flee the jungle, by which he embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of the panther, Bagheera and the free-spirited bear, Baloo.
Style: serious, entertaining, scenic, semi serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: jungle, animals, disney, friendship, talking animals, human animal relationship, boy, orphan, courage, wolf, adventure, journey ...
Place: india, asia
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Fright Night (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, India
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A teenager suspects his new neighbour is a vampire. Unable to convince anyone, he tries to enlist the help of a self-proclaimed vampire hunter and magician in this remake of the 1985 comedy-horror classic.
Style: scary, gothic, entertaining, bloody, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, teenager, supernatural, vampirism, vampire hunter, female vampire, celebrity, monster, stalker, transformation, suspicion, sunrise ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, new jersey, nevada
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The Last House on the Left (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A group of teenage girls heading into the city hook up with a gang of drug-addled ne'er-do-wells and are brutally murdered. The killers find their way to the home of one of their victim's parents, where both father and mother exact a ...
Style: slasher, scary, disturbing, brutal, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, torture, rape and revenge, kidnapping, vengeance, murder, woman in danger, violence, serial killer, sadism, psychopath, sexualized violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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King Kong (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In this remake of the 1933 classic about the giant ape, an oil company expedition disturbs the peace of Kong and brings him back to New York to exploit him. Even though a woman somewhat tames Kong, he finally breaks loose and terrorizes the city, ...
Style: suspense, satirical, melancholic, visually appealing, depressing ...
Audience: date night, teens, boys' night
Plot: king kong, survival, monster, beast, island, giant ape, giant monster, jungle, gorilla, giant animal, giant snake, world trade center manhattan new york city ...
Time: 70s, prehistoric times, 1930s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, asia, usa, indonesia
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Father of the Bride (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: George Banks is an ordinary, middle-class man whose 21 year-old daughter Annie has decided to marry a man from an upper-class family, but George can't think of what life would be like without his daughter. He becomes slightly insane, but his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, kids, chick flick, family outing ...
Plot: wedding, father daughter relationship, marriage, husband wife relationship, wedding planning, wedding preparations and rituals, parents and children, meet the parents, event planner, family relations, nothing goes right, human nature ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 50s
Place: california, los angeles, rome italy, usa, san francisco
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Oldboy (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An everyday man has only three and a half days and limited resources to discover why he was imprisoned in a nondescript room for 20 years without any explanation.
Style: twist ending, disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: incest, father daughter incest, male nudity, female nudity, twists and turns, vengeance, torture, revenge, sex scene, attempted rape, strong sexual content, incestuous sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2000, year 2003, year 2005 ...
Place: usa, new york
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The Magnificent Seven (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Seven gun men in the old west gradually come together to help a poor village against savage thieves.
Style: suspense, intense, tense, exciting, disturbing ...
Plot: bounty hunter, good versus evil, revenge, dark hero, criminal, duel, small town, murder, showdown, corruption, violence, deception ...
Time: 19th century, 60s, 1870s
Place: california, sacramento california
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The Fly (1986)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Seth Brundle makes a huge scientific and technological breakthrough in teleportation, he decides to test it on himself. Unbeknownst to him, a common housefly manages to get inside the device and the two become one.
Style: scary, suspense, psychological, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: experiment, science, mutant, body horror, scientist, mad scientist, teleportation, mutation, transformation, genetics, laboratory, tragic love ...
Time: 80s
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Hairspray (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Pleasantly plump teenager, Tracy Turnblad and her best friend, Penny Pingleton audition to be on The Corny Collins Show – and Tracy wins. But when scheming Amber Von Tussle and her mother plot to destroy Tracy, it turns to chaos.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, lyrical, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, chick flick, kids ...
Plot: dancing, artists and showbiz, dream come true, teenage love, racism, follow your dream, fat girl, teenager, teenage girl, music, stereotypes, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962
Place: baltimore, usa, maryland, chicago illinois
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Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Seymour Krelborn is a nerdy orphan working at Mushnik's, a flower shop in urban Skid Row. He harbors a crush on fellow co-worker Audrey Fulquard, and is berated by Mr. Mushnik daily. One day as Seymour is seeking a new mysterious plant, he ...
Style: macabre, humorous, feel good, absurd, funny ...
Audience: date night, kids, teens
Plot: monster, dentist, murder, music, alien invasion, workplace, alien, florist, solar eclipse, dark humor, brutality, dancing ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 20th century
Place: new york
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Desperate Hours (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A criminal holds a wealthy family hostage.
Style: suspenseful, neo noir, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: hostage, fbi, mind game, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, crimes, dysfunctional family, justice, home invasion, police investigation, moral ambiguity, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: utah, latin america, mexico
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Heaven Can Wait (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Joe Pendleton is a quarterback preparing to lead his team to the superbowl when he is almost killed in an accident. An overanxious angel plucks him to heaven only to discover that he wasn't ready to die, and that his body has been cremated. A ...
Style: funny, sentimental, feel good, touching, witty ...
Audience: kids, date night, family outing
Plot: reincarnation, afterlife, angel, sport, american football, supernatural, secrets, alter ego, love affair, fish out of water, life turned upside down, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
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Death Wish (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A mild-mannered father is transformed into a killing machine after his family is torn apart by a violent act.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, sad, bloody ...
Plot: vigilante, vigilantism, death of wife, father daughter relationship, home invasion, vengeance, dark hero, violence, revenge, criminal, police, murder investigation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, illinois, new york, chicago illinois
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RoboCop (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In RoboCop, the year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Overseas, their drones have been used by the military for years, but have been forbidden for law enforcement in America. Now OmniCorp wants ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, intense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: cyborgs, police, robot, androids and robots, distopia, cyberpunk, graphic violence, superhuman powers, haunted by the past, crime fighter, technology, corruption ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2020s
Place: detroit, usa, pentagon, tehran iran, china ...
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Vanilla Sky (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 136 min.
Story: David Aames has it all: wealth, good looks and gorgeous women on his arm. But just as he begins falling for the warmhearted Sofia, his face is horribly disfigured in a car accident. That's just the beginning of his troubles as the lines between ...
Style: psychological, surreal, philosophical, twist ending, enigmatic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: surrealism, hallucination, virtual reality, mind game, love, disfigurement, obsession, tragic love, lost love, alternate reality, love and romance, psychology ...
Time: future, 22nd century, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Miracle on 34th Street (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A little girl discovers dreams can come true if you really believe. Six-year-old Susan Walker has doubts about childhood's most enduring miracle - Santa Claus. Her mother told her the 'secret' about Santa a long time ago. But after ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, romantic, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, santa claus, holiday, court, lawyer, thanksgiving, department store, friendship, children, mother daughter relationship, single mother, girl ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, usa
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 158 min.
Story: This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, rough, neo noir, clever ...
Plot: serial killer, rape, hacker, investigation, sexual abuse, strong female character, missing person, twists and turns, mystery, crimes, journalist, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, year 1966, contemporary, 60s, year 2011 ...
Place: stockholm sweden, scandinavia, sweden, europe, london ...
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Sorority Row (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When five sorority girls inadvertently cause the murder of one of their sisters in a prank gone wrong, they agree to keep the matter to themselves and never speak of it again, so they can get on with their lives. This proves easier said than done, ...
Style: slasher, suspense, macabre, brutal, bloody ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: college, college life, best friends, supernatural, brutality, serial killer, torture, life & death, vengeance, family, sorority, mystery killer ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Time Machine (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds humankind divided into two warring races.
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, post apocalypse, dystopic future, steampunk, obsessive quest, adventure, chase, changing the past or future, apocalypse, loss of loved one, escapades ...
Time: future, distant future, near future, 2030s, 1890s ...
Place: usa, egypt, new york
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Angels in the Outfield (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Roger is a foster child whose irresponsible father promises to get his act together when Roger's favourite baseball team, the California Angels, wins the pennant. The problem is that the Angels are in last place, so Roger prays for help to turn ...
Style: inspirational, touching, humorous, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: angel, baseball, sport, disney, childhood, magic, parents and children, hopes, ambition, wish come true, rivalry, underdog ...
Time: 18th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Cinderella (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her daughters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger in the woods.
Style: fairy tale, colourful, romantic, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night, preschoolers ...
Plot: cinderella, princess, disney, cinderella story, love, magic, happy ending, good versus evil, fall in love, prince, kindness, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: victorian era, 17th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: europe, france
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Psycho (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Criminal on the run, Marion Crane takes refuge at the motel operated by Norman Bates - a troubled man whose victims encounter a grisly fate at the hands of his "mother." Marion soon becomes the next victim and her disappearance prompts ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, slasher, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: psychopath, split personality, motel, murder, crimes, eccentric family, isolation, parents and children, serial killer, secret, mental illness, psycho ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa
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Village of the Damned (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An American village is visited by some unknown life form which leaves the women of the village pregnant. Nine months later, the babies are born, and they all look normal, but it doesn't take the "parents" long to realize that the kids ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, space and aliens, pregnancy, small town, genetics, mind game, alien life-form, supernatural ability, babies and infants, mystery, small town life, evil child ...
Time: 90s, 60s
Place: california, usa
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Always (1989)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Pete Sandich is a reckless fire-fighting pilot who is killed in what was to have been his final mission. Ascending to Heaven, Pete is introduced to business-like angel who instructs the spectral Pete to pass on his aviation knowledge to his young ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, intense, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, kids, chick flick, date night
Plot: afterlife, airplane, ghost, aviation, rescue, supernatural, pilot, grief, love, death, guardian angel, romance ...
Place: usa, colorado
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Funny Games (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France, UK, Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When Ann, husband George and son Georgie arrive at their holiday home they are visited by a pair of polite and seemingly pleasant young men. Armed with deceptively sweet smiles and some golf clubs, they proceed to terrorize and torture the ...
Style: psychological, scary, rough, disturbing, brutal ...
Plot: serial killer, torture, psychopath, home invasion, hostage, murder, bad guy wins, brutality, torment, kidnapping, family in danger, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Ben-Hur (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A falsely accused nobleman survives years of slavery to take vengeance on his best friend who betrayed him.
Style: biblical, harsh, suspense, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient history, ancient rome, roman empire, arena, survival, christian, slavery, justice, mentor, religion, false accusation, friendship between men ...
Time: 1st century
Place: israel, palestine, rome italy, italy, greece ...
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The Karate Kid (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, China
Duration: 140 min.
Story: 12-year-old Dre Parker could have been the most popular kid in Detroit, but his mother's latest career move has landed him in China. Dre immediately falls for his classmate Mei Ying but the cultural differences make such a friendship ...
Style: inspirational, uplifting, sentimental, sincere, serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: family, martial arts, human spirit, teachers and students, kung fu, contests and competitions, sport, rivalry, coach, underdog, coming of age, bullying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: china, california, new jersey, beijing china, asia ...
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The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A representative of an alien race that went through drastic evolution to survive its own climate change, Klaatu comes to Earth to assess whether humanity can prevent the environmental damage they have inflicted on their own planet. When barred from ...
Style: atmospheric, futuristic, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: end of the world, ufo, alien, alien contact, evil alien, alien encounter, giant robots, environmentalism, alien invasion, robot, first contact, disaster ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary, 1920s
Place: usa, egypt, washington d.c., antarctica, new jersey ...
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Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA, Canada, Japan, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of surviving people take refuge in a shopping center after the world has been over taken over by aggressive, flesh-eating zombies. A remake of the 1978 zombie film of the same name.
Style: scary, suspense, macabre, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, post apocalypse, virus, survival, zombie apocalypse, living dead, survival horror, zombie attack, walking dead, plague, shopping mall ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2003
Place: usa, midwest, wisconsin
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A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film that brings back horror icon Freddy Krueger as a darker and more sinister character than ever before. While Freddy is on the prowl a group of teenagers being stalked soon learn they all have a common factor making them targets for this ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, intense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: death, murder, nightmare, nightmare comes true, monster, serial killer, torture, dream, youth, serial murder, brutality, terror ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
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