Did You Know These Classic Films Were All Remakes?

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The Woman in Black

The public was so excited to see Daniel Radcliff on the big screen again, that many didn't even realize that The Woman in Black is a remake! The original premiered back in 1989. A group of filmmakers from the United Kingdom teamed up to generate a straight-to-TV adaptation of the novel-turned-flick. They won four BAFTA awards for it too!

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The Wicker Man

One of the more insane roles of Nicholas Cage, The Wicker Man is actually a beloved fan remake. A cop arrives in a paganist community to uncover the disappearance of a girl. The original 1973 version is widely remembered for its especially grim and equally horrific ending scenes. What a frightening film...

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The More You Know

  • John Travolta would have played Maverick in Top Gun if his asking price wasn't too high.
  • The names of the taxi driver and the policeman in everybody’s favourite Yuletide outing, It’s A Wonderful Life, are Bert and Ernie. The writers working on Sesame Street at the time claim it’s merely a coincidence.
  • The code in "The Matrix" comes from sushi recipes.
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger was paid approximately $21,429 for every one of the 700 words he said in, Terminator 2: Judgement Day.
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