Films commonly mistaken as remakes

A remake is a film with a screenplay based on a earlier film's screenplay. The screenplays of the films on this list are based on literary works that had been previous adapted to the screen.
Therefore, the films listed here are not remakes, but rather different adaptations of the same source material.
However, there are a lot of idiots out there who think these films are remakes. I made this list in an attempt to clear up the confusion.
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1.
And Then There Were None (2015 Mini-Series)
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Ten strangers are invited to an island by a mysterious host, and start to get killed one by one. Could one of them be the killer? (58 mins.)
 
3.
Around the World in 80 Days (1989 Mini-Series)
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A Victorian Age English gentleman takes a wager that he can circle the globe in the unprecedented time of just 80 days. (266 mins.)
 
4.
Around the World in 80 Days (2004)
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To win a bet, an eccentric British inventor beside his Chinese valet and an aspiring French artist, embarks on a trip full of adventures and dangers around the world in exactly 80 days. (120 mins.)
Director: Frank Coraci
 
4.
Ben Hur (2010 Mini-Series)
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A young Jewish prince seeks revenge after an old friend wrongly imprisons him and his family. (180 mins.)
 
5.
Ben-Hur (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Judah Ben-Hur, a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother, an officer in the Roman army, returns to his homeland after years at sea to seek revenge, but finds redemption. (123 mins.)
 
7.
Carrie (2002 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Carrie White is a lonely and painfully shy teenage girl with telekinetic powers who is slowly pushed to the edge of insanity by frequent bullying from both her classmates and her domineering, religious mother. (132 mins.)
Director: David Carson
 
7.
Carrie (2013)
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A shy girl, outcasted by her peers and sheltered by her religious mother, unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom. (100 mins.)
Director: Kimberly Peirce
 
8.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker. (115 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
 
9.
Children of the Corn (2009 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
While traveling, an unhappy married couple encounter a cult of murderous children who worship an entity called He Who Walks Behind the Rows. (92 mins.)
 
10.
Conan the Barbarian (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A vengeful barbarian warrior sets off to get his revenge on the evil warlord who attacked his village and murdered his father when he was a boy. (113 mins.)
Director: Marcus Nispel
 
11.
Cry, the Beloved Country (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A South-African preacher goes to search for his wayward son who has committed a crime in the big city. (106 mins.)
 
12.
Doctor Zhivago (2002 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Young and beautiful Lara is loved by three men: a revolutionary, a mogul, and a doctor. Their lives... (226 mins.)
 
13.
Doktor Zhivago (2006 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In Doctor Zhivago, the life of a young doctor is intertwined with the fate of Russia at the beginning of the 20th century... (416 mins.)
 
14.
Fair Game (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
Max Kirkpatrick is a cop who protects Kate McQuean, a civil law attorney, from a renegade KGB team out to terminate her. (91 mins.)
Director: Andrew Sipes
 
15.
Flowers in the Attic (2014 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
After the sudden death of their father, four children face cruel treatment from their ruthless grandmother. (86 mins.)
Director: Deborah Chow
 
16.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
On the outskirts of Whoville, there lives a green, revenge-seeking Grinch who plans on ruining the Christmas holiday for all of the citizens of the town. (104 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
“ I'm actually not 100% sure if this film belongs here, since it features songs from the animated TV special, which is also based on the book by Dr. Seuss. ” - Zuko-Halliwell
 
17.
It (2017)
In a small town in Maine, seven children known as The Losers Club come face to face with life problems, bullies and a monster that takes the shape of a clown called Pennywise.
 
18.
Lord of the Flies (1990)
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Stranded on an island, a group of schoolboys degenerate into savagery. (90 mins.)
Director: Harry Hook
 
19.
Red Dragon (2002)
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A retired FBI agent with psychological gifts is assigned to help track down "The Tooth Fairy", a mysterious serial killer; aiding him is imprisoned forensic psychiatrist Hannibal "The Cannibal" Lecter. (124 mins.)
Director: Brett Ratner
 
20.
Salem's Lot (2004 TV Series)
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Writer Ben Mears returns to his childhood home of Jerusalem's Lot and discovers that it is being terrorized by vampires. (181 mins.)
Director: Mikael Salomon
 
21.
Satan Met a Lady (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Sardonic detective Shane, thrown out of one town for bringing trouble, heads for home and his ex-partner's detective agency... (74 mins.)
 
22.
Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments (2016 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
After her mother is kidnapped, Clary must venture into the dark world of demon hunting. (42 mins.)
 
23.
Silence (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In the 17th century, two Portuguese Jesuit priests travel to Japan in an attempt to locate their mentor, who is rumored to have committed apostasy, and to propagate Catholicism. (161 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
25.
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate the decapitations of 3 people with the culprit being the legendary apparition, the Headless Horseman. (105 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
 
26.
The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
After Peter Parker is bitten by a genetically altered spider, he gains newfound, spider-like powers and ventures out to solve the mystery of his parent's mysterious death. (136 mins.)
Director: Marc Webb
“ I really thought I wouldn't have to put this film on the list, but apparently, there are some people out there whose sheer stupidity knows no bounds. ” - Zuko-Halliwell
 
26.
The Blue Lagoon (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Two children are shipwrecked on a desert-island and fall in love while growing up together. (101 mins.)
Director: Frank Launder
 
27.
The Blue Lagoon (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
In the Victorian period, two children are shipwrecked on a tropical island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together, unaware that sexual maturity will eventually intervene. (104 mins.)
Director: Randal Kleiser
 
28.
The Bourne Identity (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A man is picked up by a fishing boat, bullet-riddled and suffering from amnesia, before racing to elude assassins and regain his memory. (119 mins.)
Director: Doug Liman
 
29.
The Cat in the Hat (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
Two bored children have their lives turned upside down when a talking cat comes to visit them. (82 mins.)
Director: Bo Welch
 
30.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Journalist Mikael Blomkvist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing for forty years by Lisbeth Salander, a young computer hacker. (158 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
 
31.
The Legend of Tarzan (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Tarzan, having acclimated to life in London, is called back to his former home in the jungle to investigate the activities at a mining encampment. (110 mins.)
Director: David Yates
“ Believe it or not, they're are people out there who actually believe that this film is supposed to be a remake of Disney's Tarzan. They have no idea that Tarzan has been around since Walt Disney was 11 years old! ” - Zuko-Halliwell
 
34.
The Lorax (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world. (86 mins.)
 
35.
The Maltese Falcon (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette. (100 mins.)
Director: John Huston
 
36.
The Miracle Worker (1979 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Devoted teacher Anne Sullivan leads deaf and blind Helen Keller into the light of learnedness. (98 mins.)
Director: Paul Aaron
 
37.
The Wonderful World of Disney (1997 TV Series)
Episode: The Miracle Worker (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A television remake of William Gibson's classic play about Annie Sullivan's efforts to draw Helen Keller from her world of darkness, blindness, deafness and silence. (120 mins.)
 
38.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
When his job along with that of his co-worker are threatened, Walter takes action in the real world embarking on a global journey that turns into an adventure more extraordinary than anything he could have ever imagined. (114 mins.)
Director: Ben Stiller
 
39.
The Shining (1997 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A recovering alcoholic must wrestle with demons within and without when he and his family move into a haunted hotel as caretakers. (90 mins.)
 
40.
The Woman in Black (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A young solicitor travels to a remote village where he discovers the vengeful ghost of a scorned woman is terrorizing the locals. (95 mins.)
Director: James Watkins
 
41.
True Grit (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A tough U.S. Marshal helps a stubborn teenager track down her father's murderer. (110 mins.)
 
42.
War of the Buttons (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The children of Ballydowse & Carrickdowse engage in battles in which they cut off the buttons, shoe-laces... (94 mins.)
Director: John Roberts
 
43.
War of the Buttons (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Occupied France; Lebrac leads a play war between two rival kid gangs, but a girl he likes, who's Jewish, is in danger of being discovered by local Nazi sympathisers. Lebrac and the village must now respond to the reality of what's happening. (100 mins.)
 
44.
War of the Buttons (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
In the countryside of France, two groups of boys from the rural villages of Longeverne and Velran are in constant war against each other... (109 mins.)
Director: Yann Samuell