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Poll: The Worst Movie Remakes Ever

...are probably coming to screens in the next few years. Here are the details of several upcoming remakes. Which do you think sounds the worst?

Discuss the list here

Make Your Choice

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    Midnight Special (2016)

    Alien Nation (????)

    Directed by Jeff Nichols

    Remake of the 1988 story about humans and aliens living unhappily together

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    Travis Fimmel in The Beast (2009)

    All Quiet on the Western Front (2022)

    Directed by Roger Donaldson, starring Travis Fimmel

    Adapted from the acclaimed 1929 book by Erich Maria Remarque, the first version, made in 1930, won both the best director and best picture at the third Oscars ceremony

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    John Landis and Max Landis

    An American Werewolf in London (????)

    Directed by Max Landis, written by Max and John Landis

    The sequel to John Landis remakes the film by John Landis

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    The Crow (????)

    Written by Nick Cave, starring Jason Momoa

    Remake of the 1994 supernatural crime thriller, the set of which was the location of Brandon Lee's accidental killing

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    Death Wish (2018)

    Death Wish (2018)

    Directed by Eli Roth, starring Bruce Willis, Vincent D'Onofrio and Elisabeth Shue

    Remake of the 1974 Charles Bronson revenge story which spawned four sequels

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    Fringe (2008)

    Firestarter (2022)

    Directed and produced by Akiva Goldsman

    According to Stephen King, little girls can be combustible

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    Diego Luna, Elliot Page, and Nina Dobrev in Flatliners (2017)

    Flatliners (2017)

    Starring Ellen Page, Diego Luna and Kiefer Sutherland

    The medical thriller from 1990 will be brought back to life, just like the characters in it

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    Benedict Cumberbatch in The Grinch (2018)

    The Grinch (2018)

    Starring Benedict Cumberbatch

    This third version of Dr. Suess's Christmas favorite will be animated, like the original TV special

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    Johnny Depp in Black Mass (2015)

    The Invisible Man (2020)

    Starring Johnny Depp

    This classic HG Wells tale has remade more than 10 times

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    Michael Ealy in Almost Human (2013)

    Jacob's Ladder (2019)

    Starring Michael Ealy and Jesse Williams

    Ealy steps into Tim Robbins' role in this remake of the 1990 story of a veteran struggling with his sanity

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    Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

    Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

    Directed by Kenneth Branagh, starring Branagh, Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer and more

    This sixth adaptation of Agatha Christie's celebrated mystery features a super-star cast including Penélope Cruz, Judi Dench, Daisy Ridley and Hamilton's Leslie Odom Jr.

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    Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson in 18th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards (2013)

    The Hustle (2019)

    Starring Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson

    The con men become con women in this remake of the 1988 comedy which starred Michael Caine and Steve Martin; the story was originally presented in 1964's Bedtime Story

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    Anna Faris

    Overboard (2018)

    Starring Anna Faris, Eva Longoria and John Hannah

    Remake of the 1987 Goldie Hawn/Kurt Russell comedy but with a gender switch

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    Frank Grillo in Kingdom (2014)

    The Raid (????)

    Directed by Joe Carnahan, starring Frank Grillo

    Will be the first time in history an Indonesian film has been adapted as an American film

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    Diego Luna in Walking Vengeance (2008)

    Scarface (????)

    Starring Diego Luna

    Will be the fourth version of this tale of a gangster on the rise; the lead has previously been played by Paul Muni in 1932 and Al Pacino in 1983

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    A Star Is Born (2018)

    Directed by Bradley Cooper, starring Cooper and Lady Gaga

    Will be the seventh version of this story, others include one in 1954 with Judy Garland and James Mason, and one in 1976 with Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson

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    Dakota Johnson in Suspiria (2018)

    Suspiria (2018)

    Starring Chloë Grace Moretz, Dakota Johnson and Tilda Swinton

    This remake of Dario Argento's 1977 horror classic will also feature Jessica Harper, the star of the original film

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    Michael B. Jordan at an event for Golden Globes (1988)

    Thomas Crown Affair Project (????)

    Starring Michael B. Jordan

    Jordan will follow in the footsteps of Steve McQueen and Pierce Brosnan

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    Jack Nicholson in The Bucket List (2007)

    Toni Erdmann (????)

    Written by Lena Dunham, starring Jack Nicholson and Kristen Wiig

    Remade from the award-winning German film from 2016, it would be Nicholson's first film since 2007

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    The Upside (2017)

    Starring Bryan Cranston, Kevin Hart and Nicole Kidman

    The American version of the celebrated French film the Intouchables about a wealthy paraplegic and the unusual young man who takes care of him

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