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 first film to feature a fully naked woman appeared in 1915
  • Alred Hitchcock’s Psycho was the first American film to show a toilet flushing.
  • ‘Schindler’s List’ relied on advertisements to get costumes for extras.
  • The Postman, Costner’s second jaunt to a post-apocalyptic world, holds the 8th spot on the biggest flops losing $62m.
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