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 suspenseful, serious, suspense, melancholic, intense and bad ending films and TV shows about / with catastrophe, mentor, storytelling, dialogue, death, adaptation, brutality, first contact, pornography and transformation plots mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres shot in USA, Canada, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as remake: King Kong (2005), Funny Games (2007), Poltergeist (2015), A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010), Carrie (2013), The Wicker Man (2006), Oldboy (2013), The Truth About Charlie (2002), The Amityville Horror (2005), The Eye (2008).

List of remake movies

 7.2
 381K
King Kong (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: New Zealand, USA, Germany, Japan
Duration: 187 min.
Story: In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with the leading lady.
Style: sentimental, exciting, epic, stylized, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, family outing, teens
Plot: expedition, monster, adventure, dinosaur, jungle, island, rescue, gorilla, human animal relationship, beast, woman in danger, giant ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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 6.6
 88K
Funny Games (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, 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: brutal, psychological, rough, scary, bad ending ...
Plot: torture, psychopath, home invasion, serial killer, danger, hostage, murder, torment, family in danger, savagery, bad guy wins, maniac ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 4.9
 54K
Poltergeist (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi and director Gil Kenan reimagine and contemporize the classic tale about a family whose suburban home is invaded by angry spirits. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and take the youngest daughter, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, intense, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, child in peril, family in danger, poltergeist, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, family problems, paranormal, ghost, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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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: scary, suspenseful, serious, intense, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: slasher, death, nightmare comes true, danger, serial killer, youth, supernatural, murder, nightmare, torture, burned alive, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
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 5.9
 130K
Carrie (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: telekinesis, prom, humiliation, bullying, social misfits, high school, supernatural ability, teenage life, supernatural, revenge, gory, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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 3.7
 63K
The Wicker Man (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, Canada, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A sheriff investigating the disappearance of a young girl from a small island discovers there's a larger mystery to solve among the island's secretive, neo-pagan community.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Plot: isolation, missing child, investigation, religions or cults, secret place, small town, commune, human sacrifice, matriarchy, family problems, graphic violence, sacrifice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
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 5.7
 66K
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, twists and turns, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, teens
Plot: father daughter incest, incest, solitary, older man younger woman relationship, vengeance, strong sexual content, psychological torture, one man army, race against time, escape attempt, neo noir, imprisonment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, september 11 2001, 20th century ...
Place: usa, new york
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The Truth About Charlie (2002)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Truth About Charlie is a 2002 remake of the 1963 film Charade (which starred Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn). It is also an homage to François Truffaut's Shoot the Piano Player and that film's star Charles Aznavour appeared as himself ...
Style: stylized, realistic, suspenseful, serious, twist ending ...
Audience: date night
Plot: murder, mystery, crimes, crime, hidden identity, romance, dishonesty, family problems, death in the family, danger, chase, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, paris france, france
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The Amityville Horror (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a home that was the site of a grisly mass-murder.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, rough, based on supposedly true story ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, danger, supernatural, murder, domestic disturbance, family in danger, family problems, parents and children, tortured to death, gory, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, long island
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 5.4
 51K
The Eye (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Violinist Sydney Wells was accidentally blinded by her sister Helen when she was five years old. She submits to a cornea transplantation, and while recovering from the operation, she realizes that she is seeing dead people.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, twist ending, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, danger, eye, seeing dead people, ghost, blindness, death, supernatural, demon, woman in danger, fear, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, mexico, new york
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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After picking up a traumatized young hitchhiker, five friends find themselves stalked and hunted by a deformed chainsaw-wielding killer and his family of equally psychopathic killers.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, macabre, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, hitchhiker, murder, disfigurement, cannibal, torture, violence, psychopath, chainsaw, maniac, killing off one by one ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, latin america, mexico, usa
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 6.5
 30K
The Blob (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Remake of the 1958 horror sci-fi about a deadly blob which is the spawn of a secret government germ warfare project which consumes everyone in its path. Teenagers try in vain to warn the townsfolk, who refuse to take them seriously, while government ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, survival, danger, evil alien, race against time, chaos, quarantine, space and aliens, alien encounter, deadly creature, death, hospital ...
Time: 80s
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 5.2
 32K
Shutter (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A newly married couple discovers disturbing, ghostly images in photographs they develop after a tragic accident. Fearing the manifestations may be connected, they investigate and learn that some mysteries are better left unsolved.
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful, road movie ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: ghost, honeymoon, obsession, death, car accident, supernatural, uncover truth, haunted by the past, danger, spirit, revenge, photographer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, new york, mount fuji
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 5.2
 32K
Get Carter (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Remake of the British classic. Jack Carter, a mob enforcer living in Las Vegas, travels back to his hometown of Seattle for his brother's funeral. During this visit, Carter realizes that the death of his brother was not accidental, but a ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: hitman, murder, ritual, gangsters, vengeance, criminal heroes, lone wolves, crime, tough heroes, rivalry, deadly, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, seattle, las vegas, seattle washington
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Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: On New Year's Eve, inside a police station that's about to be closed for good, officer Jake Roenick must cobble together a force made up cops and criminals to save themselves from a mob looking to kill mobster Marion Bishop.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, violence, survival, police station, danger, machine gun, crimes, siege, master criminal, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa, los angeles
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Night of the Living Dead (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this remake of the original classic film, a group of people are trapped inside a farmhouse as legions of the walking dead try to get inside and use them for food.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, brutal, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, chaos, cannibalism, survival, danger, small town, woman in danger, apocalypse, death, hell on earth, eaten alive ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s, year 1990
Place: pennsylvania, usa, america, pittsburgh
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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: brutal, scary, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, violence, sexualized violence, slasher, torture, sadism, woman in danger, danger, murder, violence against women, gory, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
Genre: 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: serious, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, futuristic ...
Plot: end of the world, ufo, alien contact, evacuation, evil alien, ultimatum, threat, messenger, first contact, chaos and mayhem, environmentalism, worldwide chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1920s, future
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, virginia, new jersey, australia ...
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 6.2
 50K
Alfie (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In Manhattan, the British limousine driver Alfie is surrounded by beautiful women, having one night stands with all of them and without any sort of commitment. His best friends are his colleague Marlon and his girl-friend Lonette. Alfie has a brief ...
Style: witty, humorous, sexy, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: womanizer, playboy, cheating, lifestyle, human nature, obsession, love and romance, couples, introspection, manipulation, abortion, seduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, europe, london ...
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 6.3
 22K
The Vanishing (1993)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young woman (Sandra Bullock) mysteriously disappears, sending her boyfriend Jeff (Kiefer Sutherland) on a years-long quest to find her. Not even a new love (Nancy Travis) can keep him from his obsessive search. All the while, the calculating ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: missing person, obsession, kidnapping, presumed dead, buried alive, crimes, gas station, painting, mystery, couple relations, love and romance, amateur detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle washington, seattle, washington state
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 3.9
 33K
Prom Night (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Donna's senior prom is supposed to be the best night of her life, though a sadistic killer from her past has different plans for her and her friends.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, intense ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: stalking, obsession, serial killer, high school, slasher, haunted by the past, hotel, prom, death, characters killed one by one, best friends, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
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I Spit on Your Grave (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A remake of the 1979 controversial cult classic, I Spit on Your Grave retells the horrific tale of writer Jennifer Hills who takes a retreat from the city to a charming cabin in the woods to start on her next book. But Jennifer's presence in ...
Style: brutal, disturbing, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, rape and revenge, vengeance, gang rape, rapist, murder, violence spree, violence against women, torture, woman in danger, sexual humiliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 5.8
 18K
Just Visiting (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A knight and his valet are plagued by a witch, and to repair the damage they make use of the services of a wizard. However, something goes wrong and they are transported from the 12th century to the year 2000. There the knight meets some of his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, alternate timeline, master and servant, goofy hero, fish out of water, disorder, life turned upside down, altering history, culture clash, flatulence, dragon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 12th century, 2000s, future
Place: france, usa, chicago illinois, europe
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 6.3
 97K
Fright Night (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
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, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, suspicion, supernatural, gory, bullying, graphic violence, deadly, supernatural power, young heroes, sunrise, suburbs, vampire hunter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, new jersey
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 6.1
 212K
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, serious, suspenseful, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, superhuman powers, robot, tough law enforcer, cyborgs, cyberpunk, tough guy, violence, superhero, corporate crimes, urban, graphic violence ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s, near future
Place: detroit, usa, washington d.c., pentagon, tehran iran ...
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 6.5
 152K
Evil Dead (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Evil Dead, the fourth installment of the Evil Dead franchise, serving as both a reboot and as a loose continuation of the series, features Mia, a young woman struggling with sobriety, heads to a remote cabin with a group of friends where the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, bloody, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gory, demons, supernatural, zombie, demon, survival, friendship, blood, curses spells and rituals, rape, brutality, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: usa
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 6.3
 235K
Total Recall (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Welcome to Rekall, the company that can turn your dreams into real memories. For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid, even though he's got a beautiful wife who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life ...
Style: mind bending, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, double agent, world domination, memory loss, betrayal, secret agents, fictional reality, suspicion, false memory, spy, resistance fighter, on the run ...
Time: future
Place: big ben london, australia
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 5.9
 69K
Quarantine (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A television reporter and her cameraman are trapped inside a building quarantined by the CDC after the outbreak of a mysterious virus which turns humans into bloodthirsty killers.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: quarantine, virus, plague, gory, chaos, uncover truth, isolation, graphic violence, supernatural, deadly, danger, tv reporter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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Death at a Funeral (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Aaron's father's funeral is today at the family home, and everything goes wrong: the funeral home delivers the wrong body, his cousin accidentally drugs her fiancé, and Aaron's successful younger brother, Ryan, flies in from New ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: family relations, farce, death, family gatherings, eccentric family, death in the family, dishonesty, siblings relations, presumed dead, disorder, family problems, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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The Hills Have Eyes (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Romania
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on Wes Craven's 1977 suspenseful cult classic, The Hills Have Eyes is the story of a family road trip that goes terrifyingly awry when the travelers become stranded in a government atomic zone. Miles from nowhere, the Carter family soon ...
Style: brutal, scary, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, cannibalism, desert, rape, survival, victim, kidnapping, massacre, danger, escape attempt, fear, trapped ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: new mexico, usa
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