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Poll: Directors Remaking Themselves

This is a list of remakes (1,000 votes or more) directed by the same director as the original. Judging by the remakes, who do you feel should've just stuck with the original and not bothered with a remake?

Discuss the list here.

Make Your Choice

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    Heat (1995)

    Director: Michael Mann, remake of L.A. Takedown (1989)
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    The Ten Commandments (1956)

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    Floating Weeds (1959)

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    The Children's Hour (1961)

    Director: William Wyler, remake of These Three (1936)
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    Scum (1979)

    Director: Alan Clarke, remake of Scum (1977)
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    The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)

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    An Affair to Remember (1957)

    Director: Leo McCarey, remake of Love Affair (1939)
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    Pocketful of Miracles (1961)

    Director: Frank Capra, remake of Lady for a Day (1933)
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    Bottle Rocket (1996)

    Director: Wes Anderson, remake of Bottle Rocket (1994)
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    Colorado Territory (1949)

    Director: Raoul Walsh, remake of High Sierra (1941)
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    Ghajini (2008)

    Director: A.R. Murugadoss, remake of Ghajini (2005) which in turn was a remake of Memento (2000)
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    Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss (1998)

    Director: Tommy O'Haver, remake of Catalina (1994)
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    A Song Is Born (1948)

    Director: Howard Hawks, remake of Ball of Fire (1941)
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    Frankenweenie (2012)

    Director: Tim Burton, remake of Frankenweenie (1984)
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    THX 1138 (1971)

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    Edge of Darkness (2010)

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    Funny Games (2007)

    Director: Michael Haneke, remake of Funny Games (1997)
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    Jesus Henry Christ (2012)

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    Delivery Man (2013)

    Director: Ken Scott, remake of Starbuck (2011)
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    Mark of the Vampire (1935)

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    The Vanishing (1993)

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    Nightwatch (1997)

    Director: Ole Bornedal, remake of Nightwatch (1994)
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    The Last American Virgin (1982)

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    13 (2010)

    Director: Géla Babluani, remake of 13 Tzameti (2005)
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    Tokyo Gore Police (2008)

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    Three Fugitives (1989)

    Director: Francis Veber, remake of The Fugitives (1986)
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    Just Visiting (2001)

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    The Grudge (2004)

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    Bangkok Dangerous (2008)

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    The Ring Two (2005)

    Director: Hideo Nakata, remake of Ring 2 (1999)
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    The Grudge 2 (2006)

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    The Shaft (2001)

    Director: Dick Maas, remake of The Lift (1983)
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    Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (1984)

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    And God Created Woman (1988)