Remake: Action / Adventure

These action-adventure films and TV movies are remade as the original films.
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1.
Back to God's Country (1927)
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Jean DeBois kills a man who pesters his beautiful daughter Renee. Subsequently, Renee is blackmailed by an unscrupulous suitor... (60 mins.)
Director: Irvin Willat
 
2.
The Lost Patrol (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A dozen British soldiers, lost in a Mesopotamian desert during world war I, are menaced by unseen Arab enemies. (73 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
3.
Beau Geste (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Three adopted English brothers join the French Foreign Legion in North Africa, after one of them steals their adoptive family's famous heirloom sapphire. (112 mins.)
 
4.
The Thief of Bagdad (1940)
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After being tricked and cast out of Bagdad by the evil Jaffar, King Ahmad joins forces with a thief named Abu to reclaim his throne, the city, and the Princess he loves. (106 mins.)
 
5.
Night Plane from Chungking (1943)
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Without lights and in a driving rain, a bus is lumbering along the muddy Assam Road en route from Chunking to the Indian border... (69 mins.)
Director: Ralph Murphy
 
6.
Peking Express (1951)
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A group of refugees fleeing Chinese Communist rule via train are beset by a gang of terrifying outlaws. (95 mins.)
 
7.
Lure of the Wilderness (1952)
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In a Georgia swamp, a young hunter stumbles upon a wanted fugitive and his daughter, and helps them return to civilization. (93 mins.)
Director: Jean Negulesco
 
8.
Scaramouche (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
18th century France. A man sets out to avenge the death of his friend at the hands of a master swordsman. (115 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
 
9.
The Ten Commandments (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The Egyptian Prince, Moses, learns of his true heritage as a Hebrew and his divine mission as the deliverer of his people. (220 mins.)
 
10.
One Million Years B.C. (1966)
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In this remake of the 1940 film with a similar title, Prehistoric man Tumak is banished from his savage tribe and meets pretty Loana who belongs to a gentler coastal tribe but he must fight caveman Payto to win her favors. (100 mins.)
Director: Don Chaffey
 
11.
Trader Horn (1973)
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(101 mins.)
Director: Reza Badiyi
 
12.
King Kong (1976)
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A petroleum exploration expedition comes to an isolated island and encounters a colossal giant gorilla. (134 mins.)
Director: John Guillermin
 
13.
Sorcerer (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Four unfortunate men from different parts of the globe agree to risk their lives transporting gallons of nitroglycerin across dangerous South American jungle. (121 mins.)
 
14.
The Thief of Baghdad (1978 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A resourceful thief helps a handsome prince fight an evil wizard and win the hand of a beautiful princess. (102 mins.)
Director: Clive Donner
 
15.
The Lady Vanishes (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Whilst traveling in pre-war Nazi Germany, a young couple realise a passenger seems to have been kidnapped off their train, but, no other passenger aside from themselves, recalls her. (97 mins.)
Director: Anthony Page
 
16.
The Wicked Lady (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
Caroline is to be wed to Sir Ralph and invites her sister Barbara to be her bridesmaid. Barbara seduces Ralph... (98 mins.)
Director: Michael Winner
 
17.
Crackers (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Garvey is a San Francisco pawnshop operator. His unemployed and criminal friends Dillard, Turtle, and Weslake... (91 mins.)
Director: Louis Malle
 
18.
Cloak & Dagger (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A young boy and his imaginary friend end up on the run while in possession of a top-secret spy gadget. (101 mins.)
 
19.
Blind Fury (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A blind Vietnam vet, trained as a swordfighter, comes to America and helps to rescue the son of a fellow soldier. (86 mins.)
Director: Phillip Noyce
 
20.
Narrow Margin (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A Los Angeles Deputy District Attorney is sent to protect a woman who accidentally witnessed a Mafia murder. (97 mins.)
Director: Peter Hyams
 
21.
Point of No Return (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Drug addict Maggie Hayward's consistent violence, even in police custody, ends in the execution chamber... (109 mins.)
Director: John Badham
 
22.
True Lies (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A fearless, globe-trotting, terrorist-battling secret agent has his life turned upside down when he discovers his wife might be having an affair with a used car salesman. (141 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
 
23.
The Getaway (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Doc McCoy is put in prison because his partners chickened out and flew off without him after exchanging a prisoner with a lot of money... (115 mins.)
Director: Roger Donaldson
 
24.
Kiss of Death (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A reformed convict goes undercover with the help of an angry detective to ensnare a psychotic mobster. (101 mins.)
 
25.
Sahara (1995 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
After the fall of Tobruk in June 1942, U.S. Army sergeant Joe Gunn leads his tank into the Sahara desert... (106 mins.)
“ Remake of the 1943 Humphrey Bogart classic film. ” - deano11
 
26.
Last Man Standing (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A drifting gunslinger-for-hire finds himself in the middle of an ongoing war between the Irish and Italian mafia in a Prohibition era ghost town. (101 mins.)
Director: Walter Hill
 
27.
Fled (1996)
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Two prisoners chained together flee during an escape attempt gone bad. (98 mins.)
Director: Kevin Hooks
 
28.
The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
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A bridge engineer and an experienced old hunter begin a hunt for two lions after they start attacking local construction workers. (110 mins.)
Director: Stephen Hopkins
 
29.
The Jackal (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
An imprisoned IRA fighter is freed to help stop a brutal, seemingly "faceless" assassin from completing his next job. (124 mins.)
 
30.
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1998 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away? (100 mins.)
 
31.
Payback (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Porter is shot by his wife and best friend and is left to die. When he survives he plots revenge. (100 mins.)
Director: Brian Helgeland
 
32.
The Mummy (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An American serving in the French Foreign Legion on an archaeological dig at the ancient city of Hamunaptra accidentally awakens a mummy. (125 mins.)
Director: Stephen Sommers
 
33.
Get Carter (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Years ago, Jack Carter left his Seattle home to become a Las Vegas mob casino financial enforcer. He... (102 mins.)
Director: Stephen Kay
 
34.
Shaft (2000)
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New York City police detective John Shaft (nephew of the original 1970s detective) goes on a personal mission to make sure the son of a real estate tycoon is brought to justice after a racially-motivated murder. (99 mins.)
Director: John Singleton
 
35.
Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A retired master car thief must come back to the industry and steal 50 cars with his crew in one night to save his brother's life. (118 mins.)
Director: Dominic Sena
 
36.
The Arena (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  
In an age of Gladiators, the power that was Rome held its empire together with the might of its armies... (92 mins.)
 
37.
The Italian Job (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
After being betrayed and left for dead in Italy, Charlie Croker and his team plan an elaborate gold heist against their former ally. (111 mins.)
Director: F. Gary Gray
 
38.
Walking Tall (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A former U.S. soldier returns to his hometown to find it overrun by crime and corruption, which prompts him to clean house. (86 mins.)
Director: Kevin Bray
 
39.
Catch That Kid (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A girl and her two friends raid a bank, looking for the money needed for financing the cure of her dying father. (91 mins.)
Director: Bart Freundlich
 
40.
Flight of the Phoenix (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Survivors of a plane crash in the Mongolian desert work together to build a new plane. (113 mins.)
Director: John Moore
 
41.
Man on Fire (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
In Mexico City, a former assassin swears vengeance on those who committed an unspeakable act against the family he was hired to protect. (146 mins.)
Director: Tony Scott
 
42.
Around the World in 80 Days (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
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
 
43.
Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A police sergeant must rally the cops and prisoners together to protect themselves on New Year's Eve, just as corrupt policeman surround the station with the intent of killing all to keep their deception in the ranks. (109 mins.)
 
44.
King Kong (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
After a movie crew travel to a mysterious island to shoot their picture, they encounter a giant and furious gorilla who takes their leading actress and form a special relationship with her, protecting the beautiful lady at all costs. (187 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
 
45.
The Poseidon Adventure (2005 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
A cruise ship succumbs to a terrorist act and capsizes on New Year's eve. A rag-tag group of survivors, spearheaded by a priest and a homeland security agent, must journey through the upside down vessel and attempt an escape. (174 mins.)
Director: John Putch
 
46.
Four Brothers (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Four brothers look to avenge their mother's death. (109 mins.)
Director: John Singleton
 
47.
Poseidon (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
On New Year's Eve, the luxury ocean liner Poseidon capsizes after being swamped by a rogue wave. The survivors are left to fight for their lives as they attempt to escape the sinking ship. (98 mins.)
 
48.
The Ten Commandments (2006 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
A telling of the biblical tale, where Moses returns to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery. (167 mins.)
Director: Robert Dornhelm
 
49.
Pathfinder (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A Viking boy is left behind after his clan battles a Native American tribe. Raised within the tribe, he ultimately becomes their savior in a fight against the Norsemen. (99 mins.)
Director: Marcus Nispel
 
50.
Bangkok Dangerous (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A hitman who's in Bangkok to pull off a series of jobs violates his personal code when he falls for a local woman and bonds with his errand boy. (99 mins.)
 
51.
Death Race (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Ex-con Jensen Ames is forced by the warden of a notorious prison to compete in our post-industrial world's most popular sport: a car race in which inmates must brutalize and kill one another on the road to victory. (105 mins.)
 
52.
Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
On a quest to find out what happened to his missing brother, a scientist, his nephew and their mountain guide discover a fantastic and dangerous lost world in the center of the earth. (93 mins.)
Director: Eric Brevig
 
53.
The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime. (106 mins.)
Director: Tony Scott
 
54.
Clash of the Titans (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Perseus demigod, son of Zeus, battles the minions of the underworld to stop them from conquering heaven and earth. (106 mins.)
Director: Louis Leterrier
 
55.
The Karate Kid (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Work causes a single mother to move to China with her young son; in his new home, the boy embraces kung fu, taught to him by a master. (140 mins.)
Director: Harald Zwart
 
56.
The Tourist (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Revolves around Frank, an American tourist visiting Italy to mend a broken heart. Elise is an extraordinary woman who deliberately crosses his path. (103 mins.)
 
57.
The Mechanic (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Follows an elite hit man as he teaches his trade to an apprentice who has a connection to one of his previous victims. (93 mins.)
Director: Simon West
 
58.
Red Dawn (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A group of teenagers look to save their town from an invasion of North Korean soldiers. (93 mins.)
Director: Dan Bradley
 
60.
Brick Mansions (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
An undercover Detroit cop navigates a dangerous neighborhood that's surrounded by a containment wall with the help of an ex-con in order to bring down a crime lord and his plot to devastate the entire city. (90 mins.)
“ Remake of the French 2004 film Banlieue 13 (aka District B13). ” - deano11
 
61.
American Heist (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
James owes his life to his older brother, Frankie after taking the rap for a crime they committed together. While Frankie served time, James worked to turn his life around, got a steady job and began courting his former girlfriend Emily. Now, Frankie is released and back on the streets with no money and no place to go. (94 mins.)
“ Remake of 1959's The Great St. Louis Bank Robbery. ” - deano11
 
62.
Kickboxer: Vengeance (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
A kick boxer is out to avenge his brother. (90 mins.)
Director: John Stockwell
 
63.
The Raid (????)
A mobster and his thugs trap a SWAT team inside a building. A remake of Gareth Evans' 2011 film 'The Raid: Redemption'.
 
64.
Highlander (????)
An immortal Scottish swordsman faces off with other immortal warriors in order to obtain a coveted ability.
Director: Chad Stahelski