Hollywood loves making old movies new again and were seeing it more and more as studios look to past hits to create future successes and disney mines its animated back catalog for fodder for liveaction and photo realistic computer animated remakes. How do you secure the rights for a remake of an old movie. I thought it was hilarious and starred ryan reynolds before he started making terrible movie decisions. The first reason movie reboots suck is probably the most obvious, and that is youre not as good as the first guy. Every remake heading to movie theaters in 2018 cinemablend. The inlaws is a 1979 american actioncomedy film starring alan arkin and peter falk, written by andrew bergman and directed by arthur hiller on various locations, including mexico, which served as the films representation of the fictional central american setting. Dec 20, 2019 the 5 best remakes of little women through the years. We are sharing a huge list of remakes by hollywood movies by bollywood, some of them are hugely inspired and some are exact copy of the original movies. Right before his daughters wedding, a mildmannered foot doctor discovers that his future sonin laws father is a freewheeling international spy. Mar, 2020 biggest movie collection on youtube, movies in full length and for free. Under the indian law, where the owner grants a licence of a remake of a cinematograph film to a third party, such a remake results in the creation. The in laws is a remake of a 1979 screwball comedy with alan arkin and peter falk in the brooks and douglas roles, respectively, and as remakes go ive seen worse. Jun 22, 2015 the problem of movie remakes in hollywood mymoviehour november 21, 2015 in 2005, 17% of top grossing films were hollywood remakes but by 2014 it was just 5%.
With ruth hussey, tom neal, paul kelly, william gargan. Its a common mistake that remakes are something of a modern thing in hollywood, but the truth is that theyve been around for a very long time. Were taking a lot of inspiration from the original and the main characters are all essentially the same. Its too soon to tell how any of the following movies will perform in theaters later this.
Hollywood paramount have confirmed the longawaited jaws remake will hit cinemas in summer 2019. The inlaws is an accomplished but not inspired remake of a 1979 comedy which was inspired and so did not need to be accomplished. He tries to juggle work commitments with being there for his lad. The scare of obscenity in movies prompted over 100 cities in the united states to establish local censorship laws. May 07, 2010 the mpaa and hollywood in general have been very, very strong supporters of stricter and more restrictive laws pretty much as far as they can go. It also inspired the creation of the reality shows meet my folks as well as the comedy series in laws. Eriq gardner has the story of the rise in lawsuits over hollywood remakes from the estates or others who purchased the s later of authors claiming infringement over movies. When prospective fathersin law steve tobias and jerry peyser meet for the first time to celebrate their childrens upcoming marriage, the cake hits the fan. Some of the greatest hollywood movies of the modern era are remakes.
Mary turner, is wrongly accused, by her employer edward gilder, and then convicted of theft. With the recent controversies of the remakes of numerous movies coming to the forefront, it is but a matter of time that procuring appropriate licences for making of a remake shall be a matter of. In addition, you would have to check with the current owner of the rights in and to the original film to determine if it or someone else has the right to remake the original film since some distributors only have the rights to the original film itself especially if the distributor acquired the rights to the film from a third party and it did. The greate white shark has to be more realistic in the movie and better. Its the reason the project got greenlit to begin witheveryone saw the ideas potential. The 2003 remake stars michael douglas, albert brooks and candice bergen. Bollywood is known for its remakes, there are plenty of remakes in bollywood.
The in laws first down the aisle this year is the in laws. Martin scorseses grubby boston gangland thriller the departed riffs shamelessly on. The 2016 italian film perfetti sconosciuti perfect strangers entered the guinness book of records for being the film with the most remakes ever, with a total of 18 remakes in such diverse countries as greece, spain, turkey, france, poland, south korea, china, india, mexico, germany and hungary among the others. Buster keaton and clyde bruckman based on the memoir the great locomotive chase by william pittenger. As for the remake, one of its major subplots is a james bond spoof, and the. A remade movie may have multiple ancestors, and a movie may have multiple successors. Huge list of hollywood remakes in bollywood 121 movies. The italian job i think the only reason i liked this movie is because of charlize theron. While this spate of remakes has been met with a mixed reaction, its also become the source of something of a conspiracy theory.
What movie has been remade the most number of times. Here are 15 popular movies that have so many remakes. Everything old is new again in hollywood as existing movies are getting updated, remade and rebooted. With peter falk, alan arkin, richard libertini, nancy dussault. Still an odd casting choice no matter if those two actors are really really good. These are the 50 best remakes of the past 50 years. Dec 25, 2015 we live in the age of remakes and reboots. Tv news nowadays is filled with remakes, revivals, and continuations. This is called a compulsory license because the owner has no choice but to grant you or anyone else who asks a license, for a fee. Basically, disney is setting up a longterm strategy to create remakes of classic cartoon films, with the intention that people will watch it and introduce it to their kids because they grew up on it. Its an original comedy in a summer movie season full of remakes, sequels, and imitative ripoffs. We often make remakes of tamil, telugu, malayalam and hollywood movies.
Aug 23, 2016 why film studios really like movie remakes audiences did not fall for benhur this weekend. Lady gaga, bradley cooper, sam elliott, greg grunberg. For a list of plays adapted into films and a list of feature films based on stage plays or musicals, see list of plays adapted into feature films. As for the 1977 king kong movie, the peter jackson movie is a thousand times better. The remake knows the moves but lacks the recklessness.
Feb 21, 2019 the copyrights to a screenplay or a film is owned by the production house or studio which has invested in it. One of the problems with the inlaws is that it spends as much time with the. I couldnt even get through the whole trailer, albert brooks is so shrill and annoying. The new trend is to franchising projects like marvel studios with their superhero films or films like fast and furious 20012015 and transformers 20072014 but it does. Posted on july 20, 2017 july 20, 2017 by dan barnes. Martin scorseses grubby boston gangland thriller the departed riffs shamelessly on the hong kong crime epic infernal affairs. A musician helps a young singer find fame as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral. A college student uses her supernatural powers against a rival sorority house. Crazy as it may seem, some cinematic classics are actually remakes.
Scarface, oceans eleven and the departed, for example, are all remakes. Aug 24, 2016 some of the greatest hollywood movies of the modern era are remakes. Michael douglas stars as a man whos son is about to get married. The film is a remake of the original 1979 cult classic of the same name. The scale of hollywood remakes and reboots stephen follows. Prevents those who worked hard on a film from receiving their just compensation. The mpaa and hollywood in general have been very, very strong supporters of stricter and more restrictive laws pretty much as far as. Russell crowe is the captured outlaw, and christian bale is the wounded civil war vet. List of film remakes am list of film remakes nz list of american television series based on british television series.
The owner of the song cant stop you from covering it as long as its been published. Popular movies that got so many remakes screenrant. Some remakes fall apart early on, but weve compiled a list of all the shows that are still in development and moving toward. Why film studios really like movie remakes the washington post. The earlier movie was slapdash and at times seemed to be making itself up as it went along, but it had big laughs and a kind of lunacy. A young german soldiers terrifying experiences and distress on the western front during world war i. Comment deleted by user 4 years ago more than 2 children level 2 deleted 1 point 4 years ago. Due to the size of this page, the main listing has been split into two sections. List of englishlanguage films with previous foreignlanguage film versions. So, here are the best movie remakes, at least, the remakes that i think are tolerable. Mar 20, 2020 while its true that the 2000s had the most remakes of any decade, with 19 made in 2005 alone, the movie industry has been remaking its own hits since before synchronized sound was introduced to. If the original films rights holder is a person or entity in a country outside the u. Jul 10, 2019 movie remakes alongside sequels, movie remakes have become a frequent sight at the multiplex. Not only did it just release a liveaction remake of dumbo, but, according to time magazine, it has another 11 other sequels or remakes in the works.
Why disneys remakes dont extend its copyright plagiarism. Scenes for the 2003 film were shot on location in chicago. So with several flicks from the past getting the remake treatment recently including the in laws, seabiscuit, and freaky friday, the summer 2003 movie season may seem a little like cinematic deja vu. Apr 09, 2019 disney has been on something of a remakesequel frenzy as of late. What we are left with is a movie that carefully aims to be allfamily entertainment, but you cant. Some are as good or even better as films that inspired them.
With albert brooks, michael douglas, ryan reynolds, lindsay sloane. Im not sure those can be counted as movie remakes, though. Sometimes remakesreboots successfully readapt an existing story, other times they fall with a huge thud. The in laws original was a sleeper hit in 1979, starring alan arkin as a fastidious dentist and peter falk as a maniac secret agent. Remakes can be quantified by strength, allowing the testing of pruning procedures. The 10 most unnecessary movie remakes of the 2010s. The 10 most unnecessary movie remakes of the 2010s taste of.
A remake of the 1994 scifi film about an agent in the future who enforces the laws of time travel. Why film studios really like movie remakes audiences did not fall for benhur this weekend. Watchmen which the movie version tried to remake in cinematic form is so intrinsically tied to the 80s that even setting the movie in the 80s wasnt enough, because people no. Only two versions of the actual planet of the apes. On this list, youll find your old favorites and new movies that are screaming to be added to your future movie watching list. Hollywoods passion for movie remakes may run into copyright.
The combination of michael douglas and albert brooks was amazingly and even surprisingly good. Following the success of tamil remakes in hindi, bollywood producers have been quite eager to buy the hindi remake rights of tamil hits for a handsome amount. Biggest movie collection on youtube, movies in full length and for free. The 5 best remakes of little women through the years. While its true that the 2000s had the most remakes of any decade, with 19 made in 2005 alone, the movie industry has been remaking its own hits. Naomi watts should have won an oscar for this movie. Reviews were pretty merciless on the movie, which was based on the successful video game of the same name. Overview of the in laws, 1979, directed by arthur hiller, with peter falk, alan arkin, richard libertini, at turner classic movies. For a list of television programs remade into films, see list of films based on television programs.
The 10 most unnecessary movie remakes of the 2010s taste. Movie remakes alongside sequels, movie remakes have become a frequent sight at the multiplex. Mika boorem, summer glau, joanna garcia swisher, tessa thompson. I shall say no more otherwise it would spoil the enjoyment of the film. The inlaws 2003 original theatrical trailer youtube. I bet every 10 years theyll remake aladdin, mulan and the lion king. Directed by the one and only steven spielberg, the new adaption stars ansel elgort as. The inlaws is a 2003 american comedy film starring michael douglas, albert brooks, candice bergen, robin tunney, maria ricossa, lindsay sloane and ryan reynolds. The remake of the 1959 academy award bestpicture winner grossed only. Reboot tv show and movie remakes coming out in 2020. Remakes original version a southern yankee 1948 dir.
A remake of the classic movie musical is set to hit theaters dec. On the eve of their childrens marriage, nyc in laws sheldon kornpett and vince ricardo embark on a series of misadventures involving the cia, the treasury department and central american dictators. Often, in the case of truly bad movies, there are a few elements worth saving. Film regulation though films are seen as a way of free artistic expression, the film industry is subject to far greater censorship than any other artistic medium. Some remake information is based on eastman up to destry. The in laws sees a host of stars in this comedy action adventure movie that in my humble opinion, is well worth watching. The actors have to be real good at acting the part for a horror movie dos not look like a comedy if there is going to be a jaws movie remake it has to be the right actor that fit the parts for this movie if its not about the shark its not worth remaking the movie but if they do it. Leaves individuals open to embarrassing publicity, possible jail time and hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines. The copyrights to a screenplay or a film is owned by the production house or studio which has invested in it. Weddings the bachelor, the inlaws, monsterinlaw, the. As hollywood studios become more and more adverse to taking risks on new, untried stories, they double down on the production of remakes, reboots, sequels and. Weve got a killer script and were eager to start shooting, said a studio spokesman. Dec 23, 2019 surprising remakes and reboots in the works. In prison she studies law books, and on release partners with another woman to legally scam wealthy men, including dick gilder, son of her accuser.22 1371 140 336 472 1029 1344 1377 386 483 1417 1049 168 552 1033 475 545 1590 1103 1396 1055 137 1483 74 920 311 468 859 380 331 1044 622 113 703 214 958