Did You Know These Classic Films Were All Remakes?

Does Hollywood have any original ideas these days? Almost every movie this day seems to be a reboot or a sequel, but did you know that even some of your favorite classics are just recycled stories? Check out this list to see if your favorite is really as unique as you think it is...


Scarface has become a classic of the thriller genre, and why wouldn't it? With Al Pacino as Tony Montana and the commercial debut of Michelle Pfeiffer as Elvira Hancock, it makes sense that everyone forgot about the 1932 version. That movie was based on a 1930 novel of the same name. If it works, it works!


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The More You Know

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King won all 11 Academy Awards it was nominated for.
  • In the first draft of the Back to the Future screenplay, the time machine wasn't a Delorean, it was a refrigerator.
  • The Postman, Costner’s second jaunt to a post-apocalyptic world, holds the 8th spot on the biggest flops losing $62m.
  • Sean Connery wore a toupee in every "James Bond" movie.
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