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#16 mmmbeans

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Posted 21 September 2011 - 11:48 AM

No where did I state they were better than the original, but you can tell me that they were not good movies that deserve any type of consideration?


sorry, you're right. they are great movies, especially Mag.7. But for me, a movie can't be that great if every time I sit down to watch it, I wish I was watching the movie it was based on.

But you're right, the question was best remakes, not "remakes that were better than the originals."

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Posted 21 September 2011 - 11:54 AM

Oh yeah, 310 to Yuma, awesome remake.

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Posted 21 September 2011 - 06:00 PM

Star Trek. ahhh, didn't expect that did ya?

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Posted 21 September 2011 - 06:02 PM

Ocean's Eleven

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Posted 21 September 2011 - 06:02 PM

Thats a reboot not a remake. Star Trek that is.

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Posted 21 September 2011 - 06:12 PM

Just because I'm a huge Gary Oldman fan: Dracula

& Insomnia

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Posted 21 September 2011 - 11:24 PM

The Italian Job...

Four Brothers...

I am Legend...

#23 James T. Kirk

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Posted 21 September 2011 - 11:27 PM

star trek. Ahhh, didn't expect that did ya?


thats a reboot not a remake. Star trek that is.



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#24 Mr ocho nueve

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Posted 21 September 2011 - 11:34 PM

Four Brothers, Fast and the Furious, and The Fly are some that come to my mind.

#25 PeteRozelle

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Posted 21 September 2011 - 11:41 PM

Vanilla Sky

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Posted 21 September 2011 - 11:51 PM

The new "Thing" is a prequel, not a remake (it's about what happened to the Swed...uh, Norwegians).

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Posted 22 September 2011 - 01:17 AM

sorry, you're right. they are great movies, especially Mag.7. But for me, a movie can't be that great if every time I sit down to watch it, I wish I was watching the movie it was based on.

But you're right, the question was best remakes, not "remakes that were better than the originals."


I am the same way with most movies. :cheers2::cheers2:

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Posted 22 September 2011 - 01:17 AM

The new "Thing" is a prequel, not a remake (it's about what happened to the Swed...uh, Norwegians).


yes thats what I thought I read somewhere. So the prequel to a remake...hmm

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Posted 22 September 2011 - 07:03 AM

I am the same way with most movies. :cheers2::cheers2:


For that matter, fist full of dollars and for a few dollars more are both great even if they aren't better than the originals.

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Posted 22 September 2011 - 07:23 AM

Cape Fear

De Niro and Nolte at the top of their games.


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