Top 10 Remakes of Classic Movies That Are Actually Good

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  • Jeff Watkins
    Jeff Watkins 20 часов назад

    A spotty entry. Some of the picks (Dawn of the Dead, Hairspray, Oceans 11) don’t merit serious consideration because the originals weren’t important nor were the remakes either. Others (The Fly, Scarface, True Grit) are spot on. A few (A Star is Born, Body Snatchers, The Thing) aren’t improvements but just equals. And one (Little Shop of Horrors) is a 100% miss. The Corman original is infinitely better than the disastrous Frank Oz remake, especially since the Oz film emasculates the stage version…as your video inadvertently admits by including footage from the finale which was cut from the theatrical version.

  • Moreno J
    Moreno J День назад

    For me was all the remakes better, why?
    I was grownup whit these actors, the original classics was the most actors unknown for me and also as movie.
    The most people love always a movie of his time area, cuz the quality of images, special effects and knowing of actors.

  • immoralq
    immoralq День назад

    A Star is Born was first made in 1937 - so the 1954, 1976 and 2018 versions are all remakes. You listed a remake of a remake in your honourable mentions - well done.

  • Epically Awesome Gamers
    Epically Awesome Gamers 3 дня назад

    Where is Rise of The Planet Apes

  • ANGRY COLLECTOR701
    ANGRY COLLECTOR701 4 дня назад

    Dawn of the dead um no

  • Jordan Brown
    Jordan Brown 5 дней назад +1

    Okay this is the second time I've had to say this on this channel.... where the hell is Peter Jackson's King Kong????

  • Miguel Garcia
    Miguel Garcia 5 дней назад

    Say hello my little friend

  • Sportalero
    Sportalero 5 дней назад

    Holy Crap, I got scared for The Thing (TT) as Number 1. Thought they were saying that TT2011 was actually on par with TT1982 (not knowing it was a remake)

  • Joseph Hick
    Joseph Hick 6 дней назад

    Shin Godzilla?


    Just me ok

  • Efron Tactical
    Efron Tactical 6 дней назад

    Wait.... Hairspray was about Civil rights????😨

  • Dewey Mee
    Dewey Mee 8 дней назад

    "Hairspray" with John Travolta SUCKS! It lacks the energy of the Broadway musical and the charm of John Waters' ORIGINAL 1988 classic. And star Power?? More like MISCAST star power. Travolta is terribly miscast as Edna. In the other versions, Edna is a full comic character. Travolta is just slumming it in drag here, and the girl playing the leading role of Tracy does not even register here. Boy, Mojo.com, you are monumentally WRONG on this one. I suggest you go back to film school, and see some live theatre musicals too!

  • Kelly Daunis
    Kelly Daunis 11 дней назад

    That was a complete waste of 10 minutes. I clicked, hoping to see The Parent Trap. Instead, you showed a bunch of movies, for the exception of The Little Shop Of Horrors, that I will never watch in this lifetime. And, to top it all off, you had to torture my ears with Lady Gaga. That was totally uncalled for.

  • Trey Atkins
    Trey Atkins 17 дней назад

    The Hills Have Eyes remake.

  • Elgin Subwaysurfer Bolling
    Elgin Subwaysurfer Bolling 18 дней назад

    Ive heard rumours that theyre remaking Enter The Dragon. Even though Bruce Lee is a hard act to filliw i believe a remake could surpass the original as long as they DON'T try ti find a Bruce Lee Clone

  • Elgin Subwaysurfer Bolling
    Elgin Subwaysurfer Bolling 18 дней назад

    3:10 to Yuma starring Christopher Bale and Russell Crow. This remake was light years better than the original
    How dare you list the remake of Ben Hur nothing tiuches the original

  • Elgin Subwaysurfer Bolling
    Elgin Subwaysurfer Bolling 18 дней назад

    John Travolta is a good looking man, but hes the homeliest woman ever in hairspray!

  • Michael Mata
    Michael Mata 21 день назад

    The thing is the best horror movie of all time and always will be

  • Cameron Alex
    Cameron Alex 23 дня назад

    Hey what’s the extra scenes in Little shop of Horrors!? I’ve watched this movie my entire life and never once seen those bullshit scenes!? Wtf!?

  • Gary Truthteller
    Gary Truthteller 24 дня назад

    I like Scorcese, but the Cape Fear remake? No. Too hammy and campy...

  • Fran Olaguer
    Fran Olaguer 27 дней назад

    Dawn of the Dead deserve a higher spot!

  • Seaman
    Seaman 27 дней назад

    I can't believe that Scarface isn't in the 1st place.

  • Timothy Cook
    Timothy Cook 28 дней назад

    "Hairspray" the Musical is not a remake if the 1988 film! It is a film adaptation the Broadway Musical Hairspray (with a few nods to the 1988 movie) that was based on the original film. It is apples and oranges and it offends me that you put on this list.As much as I loved Hairspray the musical, both the movie and stage versions) It will never have the cult following that John Waters "Hairspray" has.

  • Greg K
    Greg K Месяц назад

    The best Hollywood remake of all-time (noting that it didn't even make the list) is 1939's "The Wizard of Oz." Gotta do a little more homework Mojo.

  • Nikki Movie Reviews
    Nikki Movie Reviews Месяц назад

    I agree with most of this list😎Great job🤗I love your channel 😍

  • Frank Smith
    Frank Smith Месяц назад

    The 1959 Ben-Hur was a remake? I thought it was the original.

  • alex21121485
    alex21121485 Месяц назад

    Titanic?! hello?!

  • nativemrv19722
    nativemrv19722 Месяц назад

    True Grit better than what John Wayne did in my opinion ...

  • Ali baba
    Ali baba Месяц назад

    4k

  • rohit thomas
    rohit thomas Месяц назад

    Ben Hur still holds the record for the most Oscars and is still an Epic.. how is it not number 1?

  • Dan o sullivan
    Dan o sullivan Месяц назад

    you basically did this list 6 or 8 years ago

  • Lemmy Atterbusch
    Lemmy Atterbusch Месяц назад

    Shop of Horrors yes, Scarface definitely yes, The Thing maybe but only kind of. Everything else, no. Just no.
    Reboots suck.

  • Taylor Pack
    Taylor Pack Месяц назад

    Am I the only one that liked the 2011 the thing prequel better than the 1982 original

  • Nicolas Bozzo
    Nicolas Bozzo Месяц назад

    #5 What about Levi Staubs? Four Tops singer as Audrey?

  • Lucene Olivera
    Lucene Olivera Месяц назад

    Not only is this an excellent list of remakes, it is an excellent list of movies you should watch if you haven’t already. Favorites are Scarface and Little Shop of Horrors. 2 entirely different movies but great in their own way.

  • Justin Bel
    Justin Bel Месяц назад

    What about Maniac from 2013, it was way better than the original

  • Qrqvvt 1
    Qrqvvt 1 Месяц назад

    Let Me In was the worst

  • Matt Quillen
    Matt Quillen Месяц назад

    I forgot that the snakebite scene from (new) True Grit made me cry

  • Timothy Torres
    Timothy Torres Месяц назад

    If WatchMojo makes a part 2 of this list, the Kim Possible movie better be on that one.

  • DA CatZ
    DA CatZ Месяц назад

    I LOVED THE THING IT WAS AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • fivenightsofben
    fivenightsofben 2 месяца назад

    This is so creepy. I just saw this episode of the Simpsons the same day as I watched this video.

  • 20,000 subscribers without a video challenge

    Scarface is a legendary movie it just can't be passed

  • emmamaria
    emmamaria 2 месяца назад

    Little Women with Winona Ryder
    King Kong
    Dredd (waaaaay better than the original, in my opinion)
    Murder on the Orient Express with Branagh is actually good, but DEFINITELY not better than the Finney version,
    Flyboys
    SABRINA with Harrison ford was WAAAAY better than the Bogart version (poor Audrey Hepburn was wasted with that highly unenthusiastic Bogart)
    Ghostbusters remake was good. Not better, but definitely good. Don't care what anyone else thinks!
    Far From the Madding Crowd with Carey Mulligan was just exquisite.

    • Lucene Olivera
      Lucene Olivera Месяц назад

      emmamaria The Ghostbusters movie with the female cast is more of a sequel and less of a remake.

  • Prkwon
    Prkwon 2 месяца назад

    Let Me in is debatable on which one's better

  • Vicente Nevarez
    Vicente Nevarez 2 месяца назад

    Scarface 35 year anniversary

  • Albert Salmen
    Albert Salmen 2 месяца назад

    The Thing is not a remake. It’s a more accurate telling of the novella “Who Goes There” by John W. Campbell.

  • Logan Buternowsky
    Logan Buternowsky 2 месяца назад +2

    Little Shop! Little Shop of Horrors!

  • Rachel Burden
    Rachel Burden 2 месяца назад

    It should have been number 1

  • Aries Llorca
    Aries Llorca 2 месяца назад

    Of course, A Star Is Born and Dawn Of The Dead is here

  • Jeffrey DeCristofaro
    Jeffrey DeCristofaro 2 месяца назад +1

    YEAH! THE THING is #1! It's one of the few times I felt where both the original and the remake were equally awesome! And thumbs WAY WAY UP also to 1978's INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS, 1983's SCARFACE and 1986's THE FLY - I still think these three versions are superior to their predecessors, and they're in my TOP 100 FAVORITE FILMS OF ALL TIME!

  • Heisenkirk 2000
    Heisenkirk 2000 2 месяца назад

    Here are some more good remakes:
    The Dark Knight (kind-of a remake of Batman 1989)
    Lord of the Rings (remake of the Ralph Bakshi animated movie)
    Charlie and the chocolate factory
    The Nutty Professor
    Peter Jackson’s King Kong
    Red Dragon (remake of Manhunter)
    Karate Kid
    Prince of Egypt (remake of Ten Commandments?)
    Evil Dead
    Spider-Man: Homecoming

  • MAXdaWISE
    MAXdaWISE 2 месяца назад +2

    Nutty Professor?

  • 皇明
    皇明 2 месяца назад +1

    the Thing ! best of the best

  • Apollo B.
    Apollo B. 2 месяца назад +1

    3:10 To Yuma is one of the best remakes ever in my honest humble opinion. So underrated and under appreciated

  • cazia9
    cazia9 2 месяца назад

    The lawyer didnt put him away, he was Max Cady's lawyer who didn't get him off, correct ??

  • Daniel Simard
    Daniel Simard 3 месяца назад

    It start bad, Dawn of the dead ? The remake was stupid. Come on, the remake of Hairspray was useless. Let me in ??? One of the worst remake ever made.

  • Xen The Jackal
    Xen The Jackal 3 месяца назад +1

    King Kong (2005)

  • Mary Smith
    Mary Smith 3 месяца назад

    The fly, The Thing and Scarface are my favorite. All the remakes I truly enjoy 😊

  • Johnny Blaze
    Johnny Blaze 3 месяца назад

    Sorry everyone but scarf ace was not a remake de Palma got the idea from the original movie which was loosely based on al Capone hence the name "scarface" but al pacinos scarface is not the same or even a remake the original movie gave de Palma the idea for his movie nothing more

  • Mohamed N
    Mohamed N 3 месяца назад

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  • Hanna McGregor
    Hanna McGregor 3 месяца назад

    im sorry but the hairspray remake wasn't it. The classic is just perfect

  • Scott Buckley
    Scott Buckley 3 месяца назад +2

    night of the living dead remake was better than the original . like if you agree

  • Pablo Grijalva
    Pablo Grijalva 3 месяца назад

    the dawn of the dead remake is good but in nooooo way surpasses the original. Now Cape Fear I agree, De Niro takes it to a whole new level

  • Bruce Pulver
    Bruce Pulver 3 месяца назад

    7 samurai (1954), The magnificent seven (1960), Battle beyond the stars (1980), Seven Warriors (1989) and The magnificent seven (2016) And No Honorable mention?!?!?!?! For number of remakes?

  • Caduex Charles
    Caduex Charles 3 месяца назад

    'Evil Dead' remake >>> Original
    'Planet of the Ape' remake trilogy >>> Original

  • Grandma Kida
    Grandma Kida 3 месяца назад

    Why put let me in on this list????? the american movie is a joke compared to the original swedish movie. If you'd read the book you can see why the american fails to capture all those insane moods and it also cut out important scenes. The american one feels like a normal horror movie, but the swedish one and the original book, made me so sick to my stomach i had to stop watching/reading them. That is good story/film making, just by atmosphere making me scared and not by jumpscares

  • Enigma Pop star
    Enigma Pop star 3 месяца назад

    A STAR IS BORN 2018

  • Navy Berry
    Navy Berry 3 месяца назад

    What about “The Wizard of Oz”

  • paulsbunyans
    paulsbunyans 3 месяца назад

    Y'all forgot "An Affair to Remember" which is a remake of "Love Affair."

  • Danny Sampson
    Danny Sampson 3 месяца назад

    THE DEPARTED???????????!!!!!!!!!!!

  • R Saldivar
    R Saldivar 3 месяца назад

    At 1:52, 1989? That episode didn't air in 1989. Or is that the year the Simpsons was aired?

  • SITH
    SITH 3 месяца назад

    Papillon

  • Blake Taylor
    Blake Taylor 3 месяца назад

    I was today years old when I found out Scarface was a remake

  • Shalin Naidoo
    Shalin Naidoo 3 месяца назад

    Why isn't "The Italian Job" there?

  • louie 52
    louie 52 3 месяца назад

    What about the planet of the apes trilogy,It (2017) and Friday the 13th (2009)

  • Alex Van Ross
    Alex Van Ross 3 месяца назад

    Any movie with Jeff Goldblum is guaranteed to be gy

  • Viktor Tomanov
    Viktor Tomanov 3 месяца назад

    Srsly? Let me in? The remake of Låt den rätte komma in? Better than the original? That's a joke aeh?

  • DarkEmperess86
    DarkEmperess86 3 месяца назад

    I just watched the remake of Cape Fear for the first time last night. I've never seen the original, so I can't compare, but the remake was pretty good. The music was a little cheesy, but I get why it's there. The only part of the movie that really threw me off was Robert De Niro doing a southern accent. It's just...wrong lol. His portrayal of Max Cady was absolutely menacing though, to the point that I was very uncomfortable during several portions of the movie.

  • Scarface Killah
    Scarface Killah 3 месяца назад

    Only came here because of Scarface

  • Scarface Killah
    Scarface Killah 3 месяца назад

    Scarface is my favourite movie

  • Michael Medcalf
    Michael Medcalf 3 месяца назад

    Why isn't 3:10 to Yuma on here

  • Just a normal German guy.
    Just a normal German guy. 3 месяца назад

    RIP George Romero.

  • Christopher Purcell
    Christopher Purcell 3 месяца назад

    IT (2017) or Evil Dead (2013)?

  • Purple Corn Studios
    Purple Corn Studios 3 месяца назад

    Let Me In is was *not* better than Låt Den Rätte Komma, thank you very much...

  • Anthony Garcia
    Anthony Garcia 3 месяца назад

    How is there a better movie then scarface
    Watchmojo wtf lol

  • arseniclullaby87
    arseniclullaby87 3 месяца назад

    0:56 nuhhh BULLSHIT 28 Days Later started that trend.

  • colliric
    colliric 3 месяца назад

    The Maltese Falcon with Bogart is a remake... Why does it never ever make these lists?

  • Phenomenon K
    Phenomenon K 3 месяца назад

    First i thought "which Remake could be better than scarface?" then i saw it. But me Personal? I would put the Thing on second and scarface on top.

  • Trey Hunt
    Trey Hunt 3 месяца назад

    Stanford wives was pretty dooope

  • Andy's Entertainment Corner
    Andy's Entertainment Corner 3 месяца назад

    lol dawn of the dead does suck, running zombies wtf, the original is million times better, with better everthing from acting to story, this remake is a joke

  • GioIzGreat
    GioIzGreat 3 месяца назад +2

    Scarface iz legendary

  • T@wesomE
    T@wesomE 3 месяца назад

    Ok first of all in the mentions in the film a star id born whant lady gaga has anything to do with a remake of a movie? Anyway when it comes to a remake if the producers and directors really loved it and lived with the film they remaking will be respected,most of the times though because they are trying so hard to put their own lousy signature things starting to go down the hill.For instance an epic movie in our eyes like one of my favorites from the 80s fright night if i had the money and luxury i would remake it much better than Craig Gillespie because of the respect of this film i have and nostalgia values.Though to be honest i don't believe that from the moment a movie that was good in the past needs a remake & all.A bad movie probably yes but not something that was good made,even though it is really welcome to me when it is respected.And i don't think i will ever put even to your honorable mentions ben hur from 2016 since it is not worth mentioning it close to the classic of 59! Some films are not allowed to be touched simple as that people and producers all over the world.

  • Sonya Wester
    Sonya Wester 3 месяца назад

    The original star is born was done in 1937....

  • jasmine slack
    jasmine slack 3 месяца назад

    Where is the karate kid

  • Tattaglia Crime Family
    Tattaglia Crime Family 3 месяца назад

    We need a Scarface series tbh, but who could possibly play a decent Tony Montana tho?

  • Liam Osborne
    Liam Osborne 3 месяца назад

    My favorite remake was IT

  • Eric Hoffman
    Eric Hoffman 3 месяца назад

    No, no, no. There is only one Rooster Cogburn.

  • WayWardWanderer
    WayWardWanderer 3 месяца назад

    So if we want a remake to be good (The Fly / Invasion of the Body Snatchers) we should have Jeff Goldblum in it? I can live with that!

  • Jon Treasure
    Jon Treasure 3 месяца назад

    'Zombie aficionados'
    Or virgins.

  • blustulagu
    blustulagu 3 месяца назад

    I forgot Jessica Lange existed

  • Patricia Wynne
    Patricia Wynne 3 месяца назад

    When you have good material it can withstand anyone's telling of the tale.