English-Language Remake: French Filmsby deano11 | created - 20 Sep 2011 | updated - 02 Dec 2013 | Public
These English-language films are remake by the original French films.
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2. Lydia (1941)
Approved | 104 min | Drama, Romance
Lydia MacMillan, a wealthy old woman who has never married, is invited by an old beau, Dr. Michael Fitzpatrick, for a reunion with the men who have been in her life to reminisce about the ... See full summary »
3. Scarlet Street (1945)
Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
When a man in mid-life crisis befriends a young woman, her venal fiancé persuades her to con him out of the fortune they mistakenly assume he possesses.
4. The Long Night (1947)
Approved | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Police surround the apartment of apparent murderer Joe Adams, who refuses to surrender although escape appears impossible. During the siege, Joe reflects on the circumstances that led him to this situation.
5. The Blue Veil (1951)
113 min | Drama
Louise Mason is a young widow who fills her empty life with the task of becoming a children's nurse. As the years pass, and the widow tries to find her own place in life, her young charges,... See full summary »
7. Some Like It Hot (1959)
Not Rated | 121 min | Comedy, Romance
When two male musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all-female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.
Votes: 202,045 | Gross: $25.00M
9. Sorcerer (1977)
PG | 121 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Four unfortunate men from different parts of the globe agree to risk their lives transporting gallons of nitroglycerin across dangerous South American jungle.
10. Willie & Phil (1980)
R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Remake of Jules et Jim following the experiences over a decade of two friends who fall in love with the same woman, enjoyably satirising the 70's through the search by the three ... See full summary »
Votes: 351 | Gross: $4.40M
11. Buddy Buddy (1981)
R | 96 min | Comedy
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.
Votes: 3,713 | Gross: $7.26M
14. The Man Who Loved Women (1983)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Marianna, a Los Angeles based therapist, tells the story of one of her patients, middle aged David Fowler, a successful sculptor. He originally came to see her due to his sudden impotence ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,864 | Gross: $10.96M
16. The Woman in Red (1984)
PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Romance
On his way to work, Teddy spots Charlotte, an incredibly beautiful Woman in Red. He really wants to meet her, but what would his wife say?
Votes: 11,627 | Gross: $25.30M
18. Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)
R | 103 min | Comedy
A rich but troubled family find their lives altered by the arrival of a vagrant who tries to drown himself in their swimming pool.
Votes: 13,828 | Gross: $62.13M
20. Happy New Year (1987)
PG | 85 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
Small time crooksters Nick and Charlie have an elaborate plan to rob an exclusive jewelers store. Using a variety of disguises and posing as rich old men and women they begin the set-up, ... See full summary »
21. And God Created Woman (1988)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In this variation on director Vadim's own, more acclaimed Et Dieu Créa La Femme (1956, the same title in French), the vamp Robin Shea marries charming carpenter Billy Moran, only to get out... See full summary »
Votes: 1,512 | Gross: $0.72M
22. Three Fugitives (1989)
PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Comedy
A reformed bank robber is taken hostage by a desperate man during a bank hold up, but is forced to go on the run with his captor when they're both mistakenly thought to be in cahoots.
Votes: 9,444 | Gross: $40.59M
25. Quick Change (1990)
R | 89 min | Comedy, Crime
Three thieves successfully rob a New York City bank, but making the escape from the city proves to be almost impossible.
Votes: 17,227 | Gross: $15.26M
26. Men Don't Leave (1990)
PG-13 | 115 min | Drama
A mother of two sons finds life considerably difficult on her own after the death of her beloved husband. Due to debt she must move them to Baltimore, and deal with the hardships and all ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,099 | Gross: $6.07M
27. Pure Luck (1991)
PG | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
The daughter of a wealthy businessman has disappeared in Mexico, and all the efforts to find her have been unsuccessful. A psychologist, knowing that the girl has an ultra bad luck, ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,715 | Gross: $22.64M
28. Paradise (I) (1991)
PG-13 | 111 min | Drama
Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson (at the time married to each other) play Lily and Ben Reed, a young couple torn apart by a family tragedy. It would take a miracle to rekindle their love ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,424 | Gross: $18.63M
30. Point of No Return (1993)
R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Drug addict Maggie Hayward's consistent violence, even in police custody, ends in the execution chamber. However, top secret U.S. government Agent "Bob" arranges a staged death, so Maggie ... See full summary »
Votes: 22,165 | Gross: $30.04M
31. Intersection (1994)
R | 98 min | Drama, Romance
While driving on a remote highway, a man is torn between choosing to reunite with his estranged wife or taking up with his lovers
Votes: 6,630 | Gross: $20.93M
32. True Lies (1994)
R | 141 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller
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 while terrorists smuggle nuclear war heads into the United States.
Votes: 208,094 | Gross: $146.28M
33. My Father the Hero (1994)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
A teenage girl on vacation in the Bahamas with her divorced father tries to impress a potential boyfriend by saying that her father is actually her lover.
Votes: 9,427 | Gross: $25.48M
35. Twelve Monkeys (1995)
R | 129 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.
Votes: 515,974 | Gross: $57.14M
36. Two Much (1995)
PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Romance
A young gallerist is in love with two sisters at the same time. In order to solve the problem he decides to invent his own twin-brother.
Votes: 4,802 | Gross: $0.59M
37. Nine Months (1995)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Romance
When he finds out his longtime girlfriend is pregnant, a commitment-phobe realizes he might have to change his lifestyle for better or much, much worse.
Votes: 32,005 | Gross: $69.70M
38. The Associate (1996)
PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy
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.
Votes: 6,660 | Gross: $12.77M
40. The Birdcage (1996)
R | 117 min | Comedy
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.
Votes: 68,124 | Gross: $124.06M
41. The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)
PG-13 | 126 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A shy, middle-aged professor enters into a romantic but non-physical relationship with an unlucky-in-love colleague.
Votes: 12,450 | Gross: $41.25M
42. Fathers' Day (1997)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance
A woman cons two old boyfriends into searching for her runaway son by convincing both that they are the boy's father.
Votes: 13,114 | Gross: $28.66M
43. Jungle 2 Jungle (1997)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Family
A man learns he has a thirteen-year-old son who was raised in the jungle and brings the boy to New York City, turning his life upside down in the process.
Votes: 19,933 | Gross: $59.93M
45. Eye of the Beholder (1999)
R | 109 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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.
Votes: 13,780 | Gross: $16.46M
46. Under Suspicion (2000)
R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
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. This will only take ten minutes, they say, but it turns out to be one ... See full summary »
Votes: 19,682 | Gross: $0.26M
47. Original Sin (2001)
R | 116 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
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.
Votes: 48,378 | Gross: $16.25M
48. Just Visiting (2001)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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 twelfth ... See full summary »
Votes: 16,443 | Gross: $4.78M
50. The Good Thief (2002)
R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An aging gambler on a losing streak attempts to rob a casino in Monte Carlo. But someone's already tipped off the cops before he even makes a move.
Votes: 9,385 | Gross: $3.52M
51. Taxi (I) (2004)
PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
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.
Votes: 35,907 | Gross: $36.61M
52. Wicker Park (2004)
PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
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.
Votes: 48,305 | Gross: $12.83M
53. Chloe (2009)
R | 96 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A doctor hires an escort to seduce her husband, whom she suspects of cheating, though unforeseen events put the marriage in danger.
Votes: 62,008 | Gross: $3.07M
54. Dinner for Schmucks (2010)
PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy
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.
Votes: 86,260 | Gross: $73.03M
55. 13 (I) (2010)
R | 91 min | Drama, Thriller
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.
56. Wild Target (2010)
PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A hitman tries to retire but a beautiful thief may change his plans.
Votes: 32,410 | Gross: $0.12M
UK remake of the 1993 comedy/thriller French film Cible Emouvante.
58. The Tourist (2010)
PG-13 | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Revolves around Frank, an American tourist visiting Italy to mend a broken heart. Elise is an extraordinary woman who deliberately crosses his path.
Votes: 195,204 | Gross: $67.63M
59. LOL (2012)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 49,019 | Gross: $0.05M
60. Passion (2012)
R | 102 min | Mystery, Thriller
The rivalry between the manipulative boss of an advertising agency and her talented protégée escalates from stealing credit to public humiliation to murder.
Votes: 18,878 | Gross: $0.09M
Remake of the 2010 thriller film Crime d'amour (aka Love Crime).
61. The Big Wedding (2013)
R | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A long-divorced couple fakes being married as their family unites for a wedding.
Votes: 41,899 | Gross: $21.78M
Remake of the 2006 comedy film Mon frère se marie (aka My Brother Is Getting Married).
62. Brick Mansions (2014)
PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 35,635 | Gross: $20.29M
Remake of the 2004 action film Banlieue 13 (aka District B13).