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Poll: Best American Remake of a British Movie?

Which of these American remakes* is by comparison the most worthy of the British original? * IMDb rated 5.5+ (as of October 2019)

Discuss the topic here.

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    Gaslight (1944)

    British Original: Gaslight (1940)
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    The Italian Job (2003)

    British Original: The Italian Job (1969)
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    The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)

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    The Jackal (1997)

    British-French Original Co-production: The Day of the Jackal (1973)
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    Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1969)

    British Original: Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939)
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    The Ladykillers (2004)

    British Original: The Ladykillers (1955)
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    The Lion in Winter (2003)

    British Original Co-production: The Lion in Winter (1968)
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    Alfie (2004)

    British Original: Alfie (1966)
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    Blue Streak (1999)

    British Original: The Big Job (1965)
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    Bedazzled (2000)

    British Original: Bedazzled (1967)
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    Lord of the Flies (1990)

    British Original: Lord of the Flies (1963)
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    Last Holiday (2006)

    British Original: Last Holiday (1950)
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    School for Scoundrels (2006)

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    The Blue Lagoon (1980)

    British Original: The Blue Lagoon (1949)
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    Night and the City (1992)

    British Original: Night and the City (1950)
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    Straw Dogs (2011)

    British Original: Straw Dogs (1971)
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    Mad Money (2008)

    British Original: Hot Money (2001)
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    Clash of the Titans (2010)

    British Original Co-production: Clash of the Titans (1981)
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    The Omen (2006)

    British Original Co-production: The Omen (1976)
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    Village of the Damned (1995)

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    Death at a Funeral (2010)

    British Original: Death at a Funeral (2007)
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    The Guilty (2000)

    British Original: The Guilty (1992)
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    The Lost Patrol (1934)

    British Original: Lost Patrol (1929)
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    A Stolen Life (1946)

    British Original: Stolen Life (1939)
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    Blithe Spirit (1956)

    British Original: Blithe Spirit (1945) starring Rex Harrison, Constance Cummings and Kay Hammond

    * The most notable American remake version is the 1956 TV movie starring Lauren Bacall, Claudette Colbert and Noël Coward himself. Other remakes include a pair of American TV movie remakes: Blithe Spirit (1946) and Blithe Spirit (1966), several British TV movie remakes, as well as, Blithe Spirit (2020) starring Dan Stevens, Isla Fisher and Leslie Mann.


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