Classic novels and their remakes

People like a classic story and want to find the version they like best. This is to help you out. I will be giving recommendations on ones to watch or stay away from.
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this is a family friendly list.
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The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934)
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A noblewoman discovers her husband is The Scarlet Pimpernel, a vigilante who rescues aristocrats from the blade of the guillotine. (97 mins.)
Director: Harold Young
“ this is a very good movie.
Leslie Howard always played then man of a strong will very well.
they do drop the f bomb once in this movie. shocking right. all the way back then. ” - johngdow
 
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'Pimpernel' Smith (1941)
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Professor Horatio Smith, while seeming very unassuming, rescues victims of Nazi persecution during World War II. (120 mins.)
Director: Leslie Howard
“ Leslie Howard revises his role. instead of the French Revolution it is World War 2

there is nudity in this film. pictures on the wall. ” - johngdow
 
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The Fighting Pimpernel (1950)
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A British aristocrat goes in disguise to France to rescue people from The Terror of the guillotine. (109 mins.)
“ did not enjoy this one ” - johngdow
 
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The Elusive Pimpernel (1969 Mini-Series)
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(250 mins.)
Director: Gerald Blake
 
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The Scarlet Pimpernel (1982 TV Movie)
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During the French Revolution, a mysterious English nobleman known only as The Scarlet Pimpernel (a humble wayside flower)... (142 mins.)
Director: Clive Donner
“ this was the best. ” - johngdow
 
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The Scarlet Pimpernel (1999 TV Series)
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During the turmoil of the French Revolution, English aristocrat Percy Blakeney, often aided by his League of friends, secretly undertakes various daring missions as the Scarlet Pimpernel. (540 mins.)
“ stay away from this one. murders the entire story. scene by scene, word by word. Horrible ” - johngdow
 
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“ this would be the eighth remake spanning ninety six years ” - johngdow
 
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Pride and Prejudice (1938 TV Movie)
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Mr. and Mrs. Bennet have five unmarried daughters, and Mrs. Bennet is especially eager to find suitable husbands for them... (55 mins.)
“ never seen it. ” - johngdow
 
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Pride and Prejudice (1940)
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Mr. and Mrs. Bennet have five unmarried daughters, and Mrs. Bennet is especially eager to find suitable husbands for them... (118 mins.)
“ very good movie. it is a must see.
Greer Garson was amazing. ” - johngdow
 
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Pride and Prejudice (1952 Mini-Series)
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Mr. and Mrs. Bennet have five unmarried daughters, and Mrs. Bennet is especially eager to find suitable husbands for them... (180 mins.)
 
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Pride and Prejudice (1958 TV Series)
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Mr. and Mrs. Bennet have five unmarried daughters, and Mrs. Bennet is especially eager to find suitable husbands for them... (30 mins.)
 
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Pride and Prejudice (1967 TV Series)
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Mr. and Mrs. Bennet have five unmarried daughters, and Mrs. Bennet is especially eager to find suitable husbands for them... (25 mins.)
 
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Pride and Prejudice (1980 Mini-Series)
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While the arrival of wealthy gentleman sends her marriage-minded mother into a frenzy, willful and opinionated Elizabeth Bennet matches wits with haughty Mr. Darcy. (265 mins.)
“ was kind of boring really ” - johngdow
 
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Pride and Prejudice (1995 Mini-Series)
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Jane Austen's classic novel about the prejudice that occurred between the 19th century classes and the pride which would keep lovers apart. (327 mins.)
“ this is the best version. ” - johngdow
 
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Pride and Prejudice (2003)
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Jane Austen's classic is transplanted to modern-day Utah. While her college roommates search for love, aspiring writer Elizabeth Bennet focuses on her career but constantly finds herself fighting haughty businessman Will Darcy. (104 mins.)
Director: Andrew Black
 
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Bride & Prejudice (2004)
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Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice gets a Bollywood treatment. (122 mins.)
Director: Gurinder Chadha
“ if you like the bollywood flavor ” - johngdow
 
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Pride & Prejudice (2005)
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Sparks fly when spirited Elizabeth Bennet meets single, rich, and proud Mr. Darcy. But Mr. Darcy reluctantly finds himself falling in love with a woman beneath his class. Can each overcome their own pride and prejudice? (129 mins.)
Director: Joe Wright
“ was to sappy at the end. made you want to up chuck ” - johngdow
 
19.
A Modern Pride and Prejudice (2011)
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Pride and Prejudice follows Elizabeth (Maia Petee) and her oldest sister Jane Bennet (Christina LaFon) through trial and error of first impressions... (125 mins.)
Director: Bonnie Mae
“ never seen it ” - johngdow
 
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Brewster's Millions (1921)
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Monte Brewster learns that he has inherited $10 million from his late grandfather, but then learns that he must spend $2 million in less than a year and remain unmarried to inherit the rest of the money. (61 mins.)
Director: Joseph Henabery
 
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Miss Brewster's Millions (1926)
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Polly Brewster, a penniless Hollywood model/movie extra inherits one million dollars. But her new lawyer... (72 mins.)
 
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Brewster's Millions (1935)
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Jack Brewster is a pennyless English lad who learns that he has inherited 6 million pounds sterling from a recently deceased relative... (80 mins.)
 
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Brewster's Millions (1945)
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In order to inherit $7,000,000, an ex-soldier must spend $1,000,000 in two months' time. (79 mins.)
Director: Allan Dwan
“ this was ok ” - johngdow
 
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Three on a Spree (1961)
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A young man will inherit a huge fortune--8 million pounds--but to qualify, he must spend a million pounds in just two months. Easy to do? That's what you think! (83 mins.)
Director: Sidney J. Furie
 
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Brewster's Millions (1985)
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A minor-league baseball player has to spend $30,000,000 in thirty days in order to inherit $300,000,000. However, he's not allowed to tell anyone about the deal. (102 mins.)
Director: Walter Hill
“ Richard Pryor had to much of a mouth on him in this one ” - johngdow
 
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Brewster's Billions (????)
A comedy centered on a guy who inherits a multi-million dollar fortune with one string attached: he...
Director: Robert Townsend
“ this would be the eighth remake spanning a hundred years ” - johngdow
 
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Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)
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A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can circumnavigate the globe in eighty days. (175 mins.)
“ it was ok. but they had white person trying to play an Indian princess
does hold the record for most animals in movie and for a while the most cameos ” - johngdow
 
30.
Around the World in Eighty Days (1972 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
Director: Leif Gram
 
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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.)
“ this is the best version out there. ” - johngdow
 
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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
“ could hardly recognize story, but I always give Jackie Chan a chance
four remakes in forty eight years ” - johngdow
 
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The Three Musketeers (1903)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
“ Not a big three musketeers fan, so you are on your own. ” - johngdow
 
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The Three Musketeers (1916)
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The young Gascon D'Artagnan arrives in Paris, his heart set on joining the king's Musketeers. He is... (63 mins.)
 
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The Three Musketeers (1921)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The young Gascon D'Artagnan arrives in Paris, his heart set on joining the king's Musketeers. He is... (119 mins.)
Director: Fred Niblo
 
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The Three Musketeers (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
D'Artagnan sings and fronts for slapstick cowardly Ritz brothers posing as musketeers. (73 mins.)
Director: Allan Dwan
 
37.
The Three Musketeers (1954 Mini-Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
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The Three Musketeers (1969 TV Movie)
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Director: David Gardner
 
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The Three Musketeers (1973)
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A young swordsman comes to Paris and faces villains, romance, adventure and intrigue with three Musketeer friends. (106 mins.)
Director: Richard Lester
 
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The Three Musketeers (1986 TV Movie)
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Cardinal Richelieu and Milady team up against the King's Musketeers in 17th century France. (54 mins.)
 
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The Three Musketeers (1992 Video)
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A young man proves his worth in order to belong to the French squad of the musketeers. (50 mins.)
 
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The Three Musketeers (1993)
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The three best of the disbanded Musketeers - Athos, Porthos, and Aramis - join a young hotheaded would-be-Musketeer... (105 mins.)
Director: Stephen Herek
 
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The Three Musketeers (2011)
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The hot-headed young D'Artagnan along with three former legendary but now down on their luck Musketeers must unite and defeat a beautiful double agent and her villainous employer from seizing the French throne and engulfing Europe in war. (110 mins.)
“ there to many movie and tv shows to put up here. these are most of the English movies.

they have been making musketeer movies and many variations of them for over 98 years. ” - johngdow
 
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The Count of Monte Cristo (1913)
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A French sailor, imprisoned for years on false charges of conpiring against the king, escapes and exacts revenge on his accusers. (69 mins.)
 
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The Count of Monte Cristo (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
After greedy men have Edmound Dantes unjustly imprisoned for 20 years for innocently delivering a letter entrusted to him, he escapes to get his revenge on them. (113 mins.)
Director: Rowland V. Lee
“ Robert Donat made a fine Count of Monte Cristo

Most movies do not have the ending of the book. they are more like this one ” - johngdow
 
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The Count of Monte Cristo (1943)
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Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious island prison... (90 mins.)
Director: Robert Vernay
 
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The Count of Monte Cristo (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious island prison... (183 mins.)
Director: Robert Vernay
 
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The Count of Monte Cristo (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Branded as a murderer and imprisoned for 20 years, a man loses what little he had. He receives information... (103 mins.)
Director: In-hyeon Choi
 
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The Count of Monte Cristo (1973 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Cartoon adaptation of the classic of world literature by Alexandre Dumas, which tells the dramatic odyssey of Edmond Dantes since he's unjustly accused and sentenced for life. (60 mins.)
 
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The Count of Monte Cristo (1998 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The Classic tale from Alexandre Dumas. Edmond Dantes is unjustly sent to prison for 18 years. He escapes to reclaim his fiancée Mercedes and revenge against his nemesis, Mondego. (400 mins.)
Director: Josée Dayan
 
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The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)
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A young man, falsely imprisoned by his jealous "friend," escapes and uses a hidden treasure to exact his revenge. (131 mins.)
Director: Kevin Reynolds
“ this is the only other on I have seen of this list. It travels far from the book. ” - johngdow
 
53.
The Count of Monte Cristo (????)
A falsely accused man in 19th century France escapes prison to seek out his revenge against those who wronged him and find a hidden fortune.
Director: David S. Goyer
 
54.
And Then There Were None (1945)
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Ten people are invited to an isolated island, only to find that an unseen person is killing them one by one. Could one of them be the killer? (97 mins.)
Director: Rene Clair
“ you might ask how is this a classic novel? It is the first story where some one is slowly but surely killing off a small group of
people cut off from the world. ” - johngdow
 
55.
Ten Little Indians (1959 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Agatha Cristie mystery in which one of ten suspects in an isolated island mansion is a killer. Who is It? (60 mins.)
 
56.
Ten Little Indians (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Ten people are invited to a luxury mountaintop mansion, only to find that an unseen person is killing them one by one. Could one of them be the killer? (91 mins.)
Director: George Pollock
“ I like this one best of the two I have seen ” - johngdow
 
57.
Ten Little Indians (1974)
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Ten people are invited to a hotel in the Iranian desert, only to find that an unseen person is killing them one by one. Could one of them be the killer? (105 mins.)
Director: Peter Collinson
“ have not seen this one ” - johngdow
 
58.
Ten Little Indians (1989)
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Ten people are invited to go on an African safari, only to find that an unseen person is killing them one by one. Could one of them be the killer? (98 mins.)
Director: Alan Birkinshaw
“ or this one ” - johngdow
 
59.
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An Edinburgh professor and assorted colleagues follow an explorer's trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the earth's center. (132 mins.)
Director: Henry Levin
“ Pat Boon, the crooner, and James Mason it is worth a look ” - johngdow
 
60.
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1993 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  
Taking the title from the novel by Jules Verne, this story takes his basic premise of the desire to travel to the center of the Earth... (90 mins.)
Director: William Dear
 
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Journey to the Center of the Earth (1999 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Remake of Jules Verne's classic story finds adventurers seeking a mysterious hidden land. They are joined by the wife of another man, who had previously gone on a similar expedition and disappeared. (178 mins.)
Director: George Miller
 
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Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008 TV Movie)
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An heiress hires an anthropologist/adventurer to track down her husband who has disappeared while searching for a mythic passage to the center of the earth. (90 mins.)
Director: T.J. Scott
 
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Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
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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
 
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Swiss Family Robinson (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A Swiss family must survive being shipwrecked on a deserted island. (126 mins.)
Director: Ken Annakin
“ quiet a few movies made on this book. still to come is "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" by jules vern, and books by Charles Dickens and Sir Walter Scott ” - johngdow