Did You Know These Classic Films Were All Remakes?

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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

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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Welcome to Sudden Death

Welcome to Sudden Death is a 2020 remake of the film Sudden Death, made starring Jean Claude Van Damme back in 1995. A hockey stadium security guard fights to save his family and a crowd filled with fans from ultimate fatality. With a plot like that and rising international tensions, this film was a perfect choice for filmmakers to recreate. 

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The More You Know

  • Natalie Portman dislocated her rib while shooting Black Swan and had to give up her trailer so the low budget film could afford a medic for the rest of shooting.
  • The first-ever animated film to be nominated for Best Picture was Beauty and the Beast in 1981
  • Despite pulling in over $240m My Big Fat Greek Wedding never once topped the US box office chart.
  • Hugh Jackman went without water for 36 hours before filming the opening scene of 'Les Miserables.'
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