Remake: Thriller

These thriller films and TV movies are remade as the original films.
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1.
They Made Me a Criminal (1939)
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A boxer flees believing he has comitted a murder while he was drunk. (92 mins.)
Director: Busby Berkeley
 
2.
Society Lawyer (1939)
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Society lawyer Christopher Durant agrees to defend his friend Phil Siddall when Siddall is arrested for the murder of an ex-girlfriend... (77 mins.)
Director: Edwin L. Marin
 
3.
The 13th Letter (1951)
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Respectable citizens receive anonymous letters revealing their adulterous relationships. (85 mins.)
Director: Otto Preminger
 
4.
M (1951)
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In this Americanization of the 1931 German thriller, both the police and the criminal underworld stalk a mysterious killer who preys on small children. (88 mins.)
Director: Joseph Losey
 
5.
I Died a Thousand Times (1955)
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When aging criminal Roy Earle is released from prison he decides to pull one last heist before retiring by robbing a resort hotel. (95 mins.)
Director: Stuart Heisler
 
6.
The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)
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A family vacationing in Morocco accidentally stumble on to an assassination plot and the conspirators are determined to prevent them from interfering. (120 mins.)
 
7.
The 39 Steps (1959)
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Richard Hannay witnesses a hit-and-run involving a woman pushing a pram. Looking in the pram he sees a gun instead of a baby... (93 mins.)
Director: Ralph Thomas
 
8.
Night Must Fall (1964)
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A psychotic killer gets in the good graces of his aging invalid employer, and worms his way into the affection of her beautiful daughter, with unpleasant results for all. (101 mins.)
Director: Karel Reisz
 
9.
Scarface (1983)
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In Miami in 1980, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed. (170 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
 
10.
Against All Odds (1984)
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A gangster hires an ex-football player to find his girlfriend. When he finds her, they fall in love, and the twists start to appear. (128 mins.)
Director: Taylor Hackford
 
11.
Dead of Winter (1987)
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A fledgling actress is lured to a remote mansion for a screen-test, soon discovering she is actually a prisoner in the middle of a blackmail plot. (100 mins.)
Director: Arthur Penn
 
12.
No Way Out (1987)
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A coverup and witchhunt occur after a politician accidentally kills his mistress. (114 mins.)
Director: Roger Donaldson
 
13.
American Playhouse (1981 TV Series)
Episode: Suspicion (1988)
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A remake of Hitchcock's 1941 suspenser about a wealthy young woman who comes to suspect that her new husband is plotting to murder her.
 
14.
I Saw What You Did (1988 TV Movie)
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A group of pranksters unintentionally get the attention of a serial killer who soon starts targeting them. (93 mins.)
Director: Fred Walton
 
15.
D.O.A. (1988)
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Dexter Cornell, an English Professor becomes embroiled in a series of murders involving people around him... (96 mins.)
 
16.
Too Good to Be True (1988 TV Movie)
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Writer Richard Harland and socialite Ellen Berent meet, fall in love, and soon marry. But her obsessive love threatens to destroy them and others around them. (95 mins.)
 
17.
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
 
18.
Desperate Hours (1990)
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An escaped con on the run from the law moves into a married couple's home and takes over their lives. (105 mins.)
Director: Michael Cimino
 
19.
Body Parts (1991)
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After losing his arm in a car accident, a criminal psychologist has it replaced with a limb that belonged to a serial killer. (88 mins.)
Director: Eric Red
 
20.
Cape Fear (1991)
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A convicted rapist, released from prison after serving a fourteen-year sentence, stalks the family of the lawyer who originally defended him. (128 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
21.
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1991 TV Movie)
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An elderly, bedridden former movie star is "cared for" by her sister, who hates her and keeps her a virtual prisoner in the family mansion. (120 mins.)
Director: David Greene
 
22.
Iron Maze (1991)
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In Corinth, a dying town 15 miles from Pittsburg: One evening, a Japanese businessman, who wanted to... (104 mins.)
Director: Hiroaki Yoshida
 
23.
Shadow of a Doubt (1991 TV Movie)
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Charlie is a young woman who is thrilled that her favorite Uncle Charlie is coming home for good. But she soon discovers that her namesake... (100 mins.)
Director: Karen Arthur
 
24.
A Kiss Before Dying (1991)
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Realising his secret girlfriend Dorothy's pregnancy will sour her relations with her ultra-rich father... (94 mins.)
Director: James Dearden
 
25.
Notorious (1992 TV Movie)
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After Alicia Velorus' father is convicted as a communist spy, CIA asks her to prove her loyalty by getting close to her father's friend, who's a suspected arms dealer. In the meantime she and her CIA contact Devlin fall in love. (100 mins.)
Director: Colin Bucksey
 
26.
The Vanishing (1993)
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The boyfriend of an abducted woman never gives up the search as the abductor looks on. (109 mins.)
Director: George Sluizer
 
27.
Heat (1995)
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A group of professional bank robbers start to feel the heat from police when they unknowingly leave a clue at their latest heist. (170 mins.)
Director: Michael Mann
 
28.
Diabolique (1996)
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The wife and mistress of the sadistic dean of an exclusive prep school conspire to murder him. (107 mins.)
 
29.
Ransom (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
When a rich man's son is kidnapped, he cooperates with the police at first but then tries a unique tactic against the criminals. (121 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
 
30.
Nightwatch (1997)
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A law student, who takes a job as a night watchman at a morgue, begins to discover clues that implicate him as the suspect of a series of murders. (101 mins.)
Director: Ole Bornedal
 
31.
Vanishing Point (1997 TV Movie)
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When his wife goes into a troubled labor while he is on the road over 1200 miles away James Kowalski... (91 mins.)
 
32.
Rear Window (1998 TV Movie)
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Modern remake of Rear Window in which the lead character is paralyzed and lives in a high-tech home filled with assistive technology. (89 mins.)
Director: Jeff Bleckner
 
33.
A Perfect Murder (1998)
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A remake of the Alfred Hitchcock classic Dial M for Murder. (107 mins.)
Director: Andrew Davis
 
34.
Gloria (1999)
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Sharon Stone plays a street-wise, middle-aged moll standing up against the mobs, all of which is complicated... (108 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
35.
The Thirteenth Floor (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Computer scientist Hannon Fuller has discovered something extremely important. He's about to tell the discovery to his colleague... (100 mins.)
Director: Josef Rusnak
 
36.
Eye of the Beholder (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
A private eye shadows a female serial killer of men all over the U.S. without her knowing as he, strangely enough, occasionally acts as her guardian angel. (109 mins.)
Director: Stephan Elliott
 
37.
Under Suspicion (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A lawyer is asked to come to the police station to clear up a few loose ends in his witness report of a foul murder... (110 mins.)
Director: Stephen Hopkins
 
38.
Vanilla Sky (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A self-indulgent and vain publishing magnate finds his privileged life upended after a vehicular accident with a resentful lover. (136 mins.)
Director: Cameron Crowe
 
39.
Original Sin (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A woman along with her lover, plan to con a rich man by marrying him and on earning his trust running away with all his money. Everything goes as planned until she actually begins to fall in love with him. (116 mins.)
 
40.
Unfaithful (2002)
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A New York suburban couple's marriage goes dangerously awry when the wife indulges in an adulterous fling. (124 mins.)
Director: Adrian Lyne
 
41.
Insomnia (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen. (118 mins.)
 
42.
The Truth About Charlie (2002)
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A young woman in Paris is about to divorce her husband when she discovers... he's dead; and all their money is gone... (104 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
 
43.
Wicker Park (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A young Chicago advertising executive believes a woman he sees in a café is his long-lost love. His belief leads to obsession, as he puts his life on hold in order to trail her. (114 mins.)
Director: Paul McGuigan
 
44.
The Stepford Wives (2004)
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What does it take to become a Stepford wife, a woman perfect beyond belief? Ask the Stepford husbands, who've created this high-tech terrifying little town, in a very modern comedy-thriller. (93 mins.)
Director: Frank Oz
 
45.
The Manchurian Candidate (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
In the midst of the Gulf War, soldiers are kidnapped and brainwashed for sinister purposes. (129 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
 
46.
The Wicker Man (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
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. (102 mins.)
Director: Neil LaBute
 
47.
The Departed (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston. (151 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
48.
Sisters (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
A reporter witnesses a brutal murder, and becomes entangled in a mystery involving a pair of Siamese twins who were separated at birth, one of them forced to live under the eye of a watchful, controlling psychiatrist. (92 mins.)
Director: Douglas Buck
 
49.
The Hitcher (2007)
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A serial killer pins his crimes on two college students who gave him a ride. (84 mins.)
Director: Dave Meyers
 
50.
The Invisible (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A teenager is left invisible to the living after an attack. (102 mins.)
Director: David S. Goyer
 
51.
Sleuth (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
On his sprawling country estate, an aging writer matches wits with the struggling actor who has stolen his wife's heart. (88 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Branagh
 
52.
Funny Games (2007)
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Two psychopathic young men take a family hostage in their cabin. (111 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
 
53.
Long Weekend (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A vacationing couple in the wilderness learns what happens when they disrespect nature. (88 mins.)
Director: Jamie Blanks
 
54.
Solstice (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
While on a summer trip with her friends, Megan begins to feel the presence of Sophie, her twin sister who recently committed suicide. (91 mins.)
Director: Dan Myrick
 
55.
Chloe (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A doctor hires an escort to seduce her husband, whom she suspects of cheating, though unforeseen events put the family in danger. (96 mins.)
Director: Atom Egoyan
 
56.
The Next Three Days (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A married couple's life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of a murder. (133 mins.)
Director: Paul Haggis
 
57.
The Experiment (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
26 men are chosen to participate in the roles of guards and prisoners in a psychological study that ultimately spirals out of control. (96 mins.)
 
58.
And Soon the Darkness (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
When two American girls on a bike trip in a remote part of Argentina split up and one of them goes missing, the other must find her before her worst fears are realized. (91 mins.)
Director: Marcos Efron
 
59.
13 (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A naive young man assumes a dead man's identity and finds himself embroiled in an underground world of power, violence, and chance where men gamble behind closed doors on the lives of other men. (91 mins.)
Director: Géla Babluani
 
60.
The Debt (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In 1965, three Mossad agents cross into East Berlin to apprehend a notorious Nazi war criminal. Thirty years later, the secrets the agents share come back to haunt them. (113 mins.)
Director: John Madden
 
61.
Straw Dogs (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
L.A. screenwriter David Sumner relocates with his wife to her hometown in the deep South. There, while tensions build between them, a brewing conflict with locals becomes a threat to them both. (110 mins.)
Director: Rod Lurie
 
62.
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
“ Remake of the 2009 Swedish film. ” - deano11
 
63.
Contraband (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
To protect his brother-in-law from a drug lord, a former smuggler heads to Panama to score millions of dollars in counterfeit bills. (109 mins.)
“ Remake of the 2008 Icelandic action crime thriller film, Reykjavik-Rotterdam. ” - deano11
 
64.
Pusher (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
In London, a street dealer's life spins out of control over the course of one week after he borrows money from his supplier on what's supposed to be a sure thing. (89 mins.)
Director: Luis Prieto
“ UK remake of the 1996 Danish film. ” - deano11
 
65.
Passion (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
The rivalry between the manipulative boss of an advertising agency and her talented protégée escalates from stealing credit to public humiliation to murder. (102 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ Remake of the 2010 French film Crime d'amour (aka Love Crime). ” - deano11
 
66.
The Loft (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Five married guys conspire to secretly share a penthouse loft in the city--a place where they can carry out hidden affairs and indulge in their deepest fantasies. But the fantasy becomes a nightmare when they discover the dead body of an unknown woman in the loft, and they realize one of the group must be involved. (108 mins.)
Director: Erik Van Looy
“ Remake of the 2008 Belgian film. ” - deano11
 
67.
Compulsion (2013)
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The lives of two female neighbors intersect when their individual obsessions begin to unravel. (88 mins.)
“ Remake of the 1995 South Korean film 301, 302 ” - deano11
 
68.
13 Sins (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A cryptic phone call sets off a dangerous game of risks for Elliot, a down-on-his luck salesman. The game promises increasing rewards for completing 13 tasks, each more sinister than the last. (93 mins.)
Director: Daniel Stamm
“ Remake of the 2006 Thai film 13 game sayawng (aka 13 Beloved / 13: Game of Death) ” - deano11
 
69.
Wild Card (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play...and it's all or nothing. (92 mins.)
Director: Simon West
 
70.
Hidden in the Woods (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
Hidden in the Woods tells the story of two sisters who have been raised in isolation, subjected to the torment of their abusive... (98 mins.)
“ Remake of director Patricio Valladares's 2012 Chilean and Spanish-language film. ” - deano11