Remake: Comedy

These comedy films are remade as the original films.
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1.
The Counter Jumper (1922 Short Film)
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(20 mins.)
Director: Larry Semon
 
2.
Long Fliv the King (1926 Short Film)
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This offbeat comedy from future Hollywood screwball director McCarey is about a princess who must find a husband in 24 hours or forfeit her throne. She quickly marries a condemned man--but the man is pardoned. (22 mins.)
Director: Leo McCarey
 
3.
Baby Mine (1928)
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(60 mins.)
 
4.
The Battle of the Sexes (1928)
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Gum-chewing frizzy-haired gold-digger Marie Skinner cooks up a scheme with her lover Babe Winsor, a jazz hound... (88 mins.)
Director: D.W. Griffith
 
5.
The Aviator (1929)
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Misadventures of a bogus flyer. (75 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
“ Remake of the film The Hottentot (1929). ” - deano11
 
6.
Another Fine Mess (1930 Short Film)
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Two homeless vagabonds hide out in a vacant mansion and pose as the residents when prospective lessees arrive and try to rent it. (28 mins.)
Director: James Parrott
 
7.
Chickens Come Home- (1931 Short Film)
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Ollie is running for mayor when an old flame (Mae Busch) tries to blackmail him with a old photo ('just the same old apple-cheeked boy')... (30 mins.)
Director: James W. Horne
 
8.
Laughing Gravy (1931 Short Film)
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Stan and Ollie try to hide their pet dog Laughing Gravy from their exasperated, mean tempered landlord, who has a "No Pets" policy. (31 mins.)
Director: James W. Horne
 
9.
Going Places (1938)
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A sports store clerk poses as a famous jockey as an advertising stunt, but gets more than he bargained for. (84 mins.)
Director: Ray Enright
“ Comedy remake of the 1929 film, The Hottentot. ” - deano11
 
10.
The Cat and the Canary (1939)
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When an eccentric family meets in their uncle's remote, decaying mansion on the tenth anniversary of his death for the reading of his will, murder and madness follow. (72 mins.)
Director: Elliott Nugent
 
11.
Masquerade in Mexico (1945)
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An American singer stranded in Mexico is hired by a banker to distract a Mexican matador who is making a play for the banker's wife. They hatch a scheme whereby she pretends to be a Spanish countess. (96 mins.)
Director: Mitchell Leisen
 
12.
The Kid from Brooklyn (1946)
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Shy milkman Burleigh Sullivan accidentally knocks out drunken Speed McFarlane, a champion boxer who was flirting with Burleigh's sister... (113 mins.)
 
13.
Love That Brute (1950)
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In 1928, Big Ed Hanley, boss of a gang of Chicago racketeers, has money and power, but he is bored. Watching some kids play in the park... (86 mins.)
Director: Alexander Hall
“ Comedy remake of Tall, Dark and Handsome (1941). ” - deano11
 
14.
Riding High (1950)
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A horse trainer who has fallen on hard times looks to his horse, Broadway Bill, to finally win the big race. (112 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
 
15.
The Birds and the Bees (1956)
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On an ocean voyage, a card shark and her father cheat a naive man out of his money. Things take a twist when the girl falls in love with the man she's just fleeced. (94 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
“ Screwball comedy remake of the 1941 film, The Lady Eve. ” - deano11
 
16.
My Man Godfrey (1957)
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The eccentric Bullock household again need a new butler. Daughter Irene encounters bedraggled Godfrey Godfrey at the docks and... (92 mins.)
Director: Henry Koster
 
17.
Rock-a-Bye Baby (1958)
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A Movie star has triplets, but does not want her beloved public to find out. Has she made a mistake in hiring Jerry Lewis as the babysitter ? (103 mins.)
Director: Frank Tashlin
 
18.
Pocketful of Miracles (1961)
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A New York gangster and his girlfriend attempt to turn street beggar Apple Annie into a society lady when the peddler learns her daughter is marrying royalty. (136 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
 
19.
The Shakiest Gun in the West (1968)
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Jesse W. Haywood graduates from dental school in Philadelphia in 1870 and goes west "to fight oral ignorance."... (101 mins.)
Director: Alan Rafkin
 
20.
Heaven Can Wait (1978)
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A Los Angeles Rams quarterback, accidentally taken away from his body by an overanxious angel before he was meant to die, returns to life in the body of a recently murdered millionaire. (101 mins.)
 
21.
Buddy Buddy (1981)
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During a high profile Mafia testimony case in California's Riverside County, a hired killer checks-in a hotel room near the courthouse while his next door depressed neighbor wants to commit suicide due to marital problems. (96 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
 
22.
The Toy (1982)
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An underemployed reporter finds himself literally purchased as a toy for a rich spoiled brat. (102 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
 
23.
To Be or Not to Be (1983)
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A bad Polish actor is just trying to make a living when what should intrude but World War II in the form of an invasion... (107 mins.)
Director: Alan Johnson
 
24.
The Man Who Loved Women (1983)
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This is the tale of a sculptor named David who has a major womanizing problem. He goes to seek help from a psychiatrist... (110 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards
 
25.
Blame It on Rio (1984)
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Best friends and their daughters holiday in Rio only for one to fall for the other's daughter. (100 mins.)
Director: Stanley Donen
 
26.
Unfaithfully Yours (1984)
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A composer suspects his wife of cheating. He plots to kill her and frame it on her lover. (96 mins.)
Director: Howard Zieff
 
27.
Where the Boys Are (1984)
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Remake of the 1960 movie of the same name has four college coeds; virginal Jennie, outgoing Carole, wealthy and spoiled Southern belle Sandra... (94 mins.)
Director: Hy Averback
 
28.
The Man with One Red Shoe (1985)
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A man picked randomly out of a crowd is made the target of CIA survelliance and pursuit. (92 mins.)
Director: Stan Dragoti
 
29.
Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)
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A rich but troubled family find their lives altered by the arrival of a vagrant who tries to drown himself in their swimming pool. (103 mins.)
Director: Paul Mazursky
 
30.
The Money Pit (1986)
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A young couple struggles to repair a hopelessly dilapidated house. (91 mins.)
 
31.
3 Men and a Baby (1987)
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Three bachelors find themselves forced to take care of a baby left by one of the guys' girlfriends. (102 mins.)
Director: Leonard Nimoy
 
32.
Happy New Year (1987)
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Small time crooksters Nick and Charlie have an elaborate plan to rob an exclusive jewelers store. Using... (85 mins.)
 
33.
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)
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Two con men try to settle their rivalry by betting on who can swindle a young American heiress out of $50,000 first. (110 mins.)
Director: Frank Oz
 
34.
Three Fugitives (1989)
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On his first day after being released from jail for 14 armed bank robberies, Lucas finds himself caught up in someone else's robbery... (96 mins.)
Director: Francis Veber
 
35.
Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills (1989)
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The widow's houseboy and the divorcee's chauffeur bet on which will bed the other's employer first. (103 mins.)
Director: Paul Bartel
 
36.
We're No Angels (1989)
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Two escaped cons only prayer to escape is to pass themselves off as priests and pass by the police blockade at the border into the safety of Canada. (106 mins.)
Director: Neil Jordan
 
37.
Quick Change (1990)
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Three thieves successfully rob a New York City bank, but making the escape from the city proves to be almost impossible. (89 mins.)
 
38.
Pure Luck (1991)
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The daughter of a wealthy businessman has disappeared in Mexico, and all the efforts to find her have been unsuccessful... (96 mins.)
Director: Nadia Tass
 
39.
Brain Donors (1992)
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Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire... (80 mins.)
Director: Dennis Dugan
 
40.
Born Yesterday (1993)
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A businessman shows up in Washington to lobby agendas that are friendly to his construction plans. His... (100 mins.)
Director: Luis Mandoki
 
41.
Mixed Nuts (1994)
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The events focus around a crisis hotline business on one crazy night during the Christmas holidays. (97 mins.)
Director: Nora Ephron
 
42.
Major Payne (1995)
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Major Benson Winifred Payne is being discharged from the Marines. Payne is a killin' machine, but the... (95 mins.)
Director: Nick Castle
 
43.
The Associate (1996)
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A comedy about making it on Wall Street. Prejudices are hard to break and Laurel Ayres quickly learns that in order for people to take her seriously she has to work for an older white man or be one. (114 mins.)
Director: Donald Petrie
 
44.
The Birdcage (1996)
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A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancée's right-wing moralistic parents. (117 mins.)
Director: Mike Nichols
 
45.
The Nutty Professor (1996)
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Grossly overweight professor Sherman Klump, desperate to lose weight, takes a special chemical that turns him into the slim but obnoxious Buddy Love. (95 mins.)
Director: Tom Shadyac
 
46.
Fathers' Day (1997)
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A woman cons two old boyfriends into searching for her runaway son by convincing both that they are the boy's father. (98 mins.)
Director: Ivan Reitman
 
47.
The Out-of-Towners (1999)
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The remake of the 1970 Neil Simon comedy follows the adventures of a couple, Henry and Nancy Clark, vexed by misfortune while in New York City for a job interview. (90 mins.)
Director: Sam Weisman
 
48.
Bedazzled (2000)
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Hopeless dweeb Elliot Richards is granted 7 wishes by the devil to snare Allison, the girl of his dreams, in exchange for his soul. (93 mins.)
Director: Harold Ramis
 
49.
Ocean's Eleven (2001)
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Danny Ocean and his eleven accomplices plan to rob three Las Vegas casinos simultaneously. (116 mins.)
 
50.
Mean Machine (2001)
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A soccer star jailed for assault leads a group of inmates in a match against prison guards. (99 mins.)
Director: Barry Skolnick
 
51.
Down to Earth (2001)
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After dying before his time, an aspiring black comic gets a second shot at life - by being placed in the body of a wealthy white businessman. (87 mins.)
 
52.
Tortilla Soup (2001)
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A Mexican-American master chef and father to three daughters has lost his taste for food but not for life. (102 mins.)
Director: Maria Ripoll
 
53.
Just Visiting (2001)
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A knight and his valet are plagued by a witch, and to repair the damage they make use of the services of a wizard... (88 mins.)
 
54.
Mr. Deeds (2002)
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A sweet-natured, small-town guy inherits a controlling stake in a media conglomerate and begins to do business his way. (96 mins.)
Director: Steven Brill
 
55.
Welcome to Collinwood (2002)
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When petty thief Cosimo is given the plan for the perfect heist from a lifer in prison - the kind of job you dream about - he has to get out of jail... (86 mins.)
 
56.
The In-Laws (2003)
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Right before his daughter's wedding, a mild-mannered foot doctor discovers that his future son-in-law's father is a free-wheeling international spy. (98 mins.)
Director: Andrew Fleming
 
57.
What a Girl Wants (2003)
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An American teenager learns that her father is a wealthy British politician running for office. Although she is eager to find him, she realizes it could cause a scandal and cost him the election. (105 mins.)
Director: Dennie Gordon
 
58.
Love Don't Cost a Thing (2003)
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Highschool loser (Cannon) pays a cheerleader (Milian) to pose as his girlfriend so he can be considered cool. Remake of 1987' Can't Buy Me Love, starring Patrick Dempsey. (100 mins.)
Director: Troy Beyer
 
59.
The Big Bounce (2004)
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A small-time con artist and a Hawaiian real estate developer's mischevious, enterprising mistress team up for a potential $200,000 score. (88 mins.)
Director: George Armitage
 
60.
The Ladykillers (2004)
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An eccentric, if not charming Southern professor and his crew pose as a classical ensemble in order to rob a casino, all under the nose of his unsuspecting but sharp old landlady. (104 mins.)
 
61.
Taxi (2004)
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A mouthy and feisty taxicab driver has hot tips for a green and inept cop set on solving a string of New York City bank robberies committed by a quartet of female Brazilian bank robbers. (97 mins.)
Director: Tim Story
 
62.
Alfie (2004)
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A cockney womanizer learns the hard way about the dangers of his actions. (103 mins.)
Director: Charles Shyer
 
63.
Fever Pitch (2005)
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Lindsay is stuck in the middle of her relationship with Ben and his passion for the Boston Red Sox. (104 mins.)
 
64.
The Longest Yard (2005)
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Prison inmates form a football team to challenge the prison guards. (113 mins.)
Director: Peter Segal
 
65.
Bad News Bears (2005)
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A grizzled little league coach tries to turn his team of misfits into champs. (113 mins.)
 
66.
Guess Who (2005)
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A young woman, Theresa, brings her boyfriend, Simon, home to meet her parents and surprise them with the news of their engagement. Another surprise: Simon is white. (105 mins.)
 
67.
Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)
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When an affluent couple lose all their money following a series of blunders, they turn to a life of crime to make ends meet. (90 mins.)
Director: Dean Parisot
 
68.
The Pink Panther (2006)
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Bumbling Inspector Clouseau must solve the murder of a famous soccer coach and find out who stole the infamous Pink Panther diamond. (93 mins.)
Director: Shawn Levy
 
69.
Last Holiday (2006)
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Upon learning of a terminal illness, a shy woman (Queen Latifah) decides to sell off all her possessions and live it up at a posh European hotel. (112 mins.)
Director: Wayne Wang
 
70.
School for Scoundrels (2006)
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A young guy short on luck, enrolls in a class to build confidence to help win over the girl of his dreams, which becomes complicated when his teacher has the same agenda. (100 mins.)
Director: Todd Phillips
 
71.
I Think I Love My Wife (2007)
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A married man who daydreams about being with other women finds his will and morals tested after he's visited by the ex-mistress of his old friend. (94 mins.)
Director: Chris Rock
 
72.
The Women (2008)
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A wealthy New Yorker wrestles with the decision to leave her cheating husband, as she and her friends discover that women really can have it all. (114 mins.)
Director: Diane English
 
73.
Death at a Funeral (2010)
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A funeral ceremony turns into a debacle of exposed family secrets and misplaced bodies. (92 mins.)
Director: Neil LaBute
 
74.
Dinner for Schmucks (2010)
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When he finds out that his work superiors host a dinner celebrating the idiocy of their guests, a rising executive questions it when he's invited, just as he befriends a man who would be the perfect guest. (114 mins.)
Director: Jay Roach
 
75.
Wild Target (2010)
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A hitman tries to retire but a beautiful thief may change his plans. (98 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Lynn
“ UK remake of the 1993 French film, Cible Emouvante. ” - deano11
 
76.
Arthur (2011)
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A drunken playboy stands to lose a wealthy inheritance when he falls for a woman his family doesn't like. (110 mins.)
Director: Jason Winer
 
77.
LOL (2012)
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As a new year at school begins, Lola's heart is broken by her boyfriend, though soon she's surprised by her best friend, promising musician Kyle, who reveals his feelings for her. (97 mins.)
Director: Lisa Azuelos
 
78.
Gambit (2012)
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An art curator decides to seek revenge on his abusive boss by conning him into buying a fake Monet, but his plan requires the help of an eccentric and unpredictable Texas rodeo queen. (89 mins.)
Director: Michael Hoffman
 
79.
The Big Wedding (2013)
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A long-divorced couple fakes being married as their family unites for a wedding. (89 mins.)
Director: Justin Zackham
 
80.
Prince Avalanche (2013)
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Two highway road workers spend the summer of 1988 away from their city lives. The isolated landscape becomes a place of misadventure as the men find themselves at odds with each other and the women they left behind. (94 mins.)
“ Remake of 2011 Icelandic comedy-drama film Either Way (aka Á annan veg). ” - deano11
 
81.
Delivery Man (2013)
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An affable underachiever finds out he's fathered 533 children through anonymous donations to a fertility clinic 20 years ago. Now he must decide whether or not to come forward when 142 of them file a lawsuit to reveal his identity. (105 mins.)
Director: Ken Scott
“ Remake of the same director's 2011 French-Canadian film Starbuck. ” - deano11
 
82.
Going in Style (2017)
Three retirees plan a bank heist.
Director: Zach Braff
“ Remake of the 1979 comedy film. ” - deano11