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Poll: Favorite Oscar Best Picture Remake or Reboot Nominee?

Which of these Best Picture Oscar-nominated remake or reboot movies, that are either directly based or indirectly based on a prior feature length movie, is your favorite?

For the purpose of this question, a remake must have at least 10,000 IMDb votes and will be defined as any movie that is either a direct remake (based on the same screenplay, an indirect remake (based on the same source material, historical figure, place or event) or a reboot of a prior movie franchise(relaunched in order to establish a new beginning of an existing franchise).

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    The Departed (2006)

    Original Movie: Infernal Affairs (2002)
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    True Grit (2010)

    Original Movie: True Grit (1969)
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    Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

    Original Movie: Mad Max (1979)
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    Ben-Hur (1959)

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    Les Misérables (2012)

    Original Movies: Les Misérables (1935) and Les Misérables (1998) (non-musical movies), Les Misérables in Concert (1995) and Les Misérables in Concert: The 25th Anniversary (2010) (musical movies) and many others. (all movies inspired by Victor Hugo's novel, Les Misérables)
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    Chicago (2002)

    Original Movies: Chicago (1927) and Roxie Hart (1942) (non-musical movies also inspired by Maurine Dallas Watkins's play, Chicago)
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    The Sound of Music (1965)

    Original Movies: The Trapp Family in America (1958) and The Trapp Family (1956) (non-musical movies, also based on Maria Augusta von Trapp's memoir, The Story of the Trapp Family Singers)
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    West Side Story (1961)

    Original Movies: Romeo and Juliet (1936) and many others (non-musical movies also inspired by William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet)
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    My Fair Lady (1964)

    Original Movies: Pygmalion (1938) and Kitty (1945) (non-musical movies, also based on George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion)
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    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

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    Seabiscuit (2003)

    Original Movies: Seabiscuit (1939) (documentary) and The Story of Seabiscuit (1949)
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    A Star Is Born (2018)

    Original Movies: A Star Is Born (1937), A Star Is Born (1954) and A Star Is Born (1976) (all movies derivative of an original screen play by Dorothy Parker, Alan Campbell and Robert Carson)
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    Moulin Rouge! (2001)

    Original Movies: Moulin Rouge (1952) (non-musical movie based on Pierre La Mure's novel, Moulin Rouge) and many others. * Moulin Rouge! (2001) is based indirectly on Alexandre Dumas' The Lady of the Camellias, but shares other similarities with the newer version.
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    Cleopatra (1963)

    Original Movies: Cleopatra (1917) and Cleopatra (1934)
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    Little Women (2019)

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    The Wizard of Oz (1939)

    Original Movie: The Wizard of Oz (1925)
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    Gaslight (1944)

    Original Movie: Gaslight (1940)
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    The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

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    Romeo and Juliet (1968)

    Original Movies: Romeo and Juliet (1936) and many others. (all movies inspired by William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet)
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    Oliver! (1968)

    Original Movie: Oliver Twist (1948) (non-musical movie also based on Charles Dickens' novel, Oliver Twist)
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    Heaven Can Wait (1978)

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    Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)

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    Gigi (1958)

    Original Movie: Gigi (1949) (non-musical movie also based on Colette's novella, Gigi)
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    Hamlet (1948)

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    Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)

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    Quo Vadis (1951)

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    Captain Blood (1935)

    Original Movie: Captain Blood (1924)

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