Whenever a movie remake announcement flashes, all we think is, will this remake be better than the original, or will it fail again, just like many remakes. There are many remakes present in Hollywood that could not win the audience’s hearts. Either the moviemakers were unable to keep the essence in the movie or changed the script. However, there are still some remakes that everyone loved. These movies came out to be one of the best remakes ever made. And, that is why we took out some time today and sat down to appreciate some best-made remakes till now.
Below is the list of top remakes that took won many hearts.
The Parent Trap
The original movie came in 1961, where Haley Mills was seen doing her best playing the young lead actress playing a twin role. The remake came in 1998, where we can see Lindsay Lohan shining in her dual twin role. The film revolves around two twins, Hallie and Annie, who were separated at birth. The movie shows their journey of trying to reunite with their unwitting parents.
Released in 1976, the original movie was played by exceptional Jodie Foster and Barbara Harris. The film’s remake came in 2003, where Lindsay Lohan and Lee Curtis played the main characters. And, according to the critics and the audience, they did incredible work.
You have got mail
One of the best rom-com of the ’90s, You’ve got mail released in 1998, is a remake of 1940s The shop around the corner. Both the movie stories revolved around two characters who were exactly opposite to each other yet lovable. However, these two who can’t stand each other ends up falling in love with each other through emails. The original is a blend of sweet and comedy but, the remake just took away hearts. The chemistry between Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks was too natural, and the audience loved them.
The Jungle Book
We all loved jungle book, didn’t we? The original was a cute animated version, while the live-action version released in 2016 was too perfect. Everything about the movie was cute and melodious. It’s a story about Mowgli, who grows in the forest with a wild animal. The journey of Mowgli is lovely, and everyone loved it. Did you know? 80% of the movie was digitally made.
The Addams Family
Addams Family is a remake of a 60’s Tv series that revolves around the life of different cartoon characters. The remake, Addams Family, was released in 1991. A story of a creepy yet cute family of monsters. This movie was a package of everything you would need to cheer yourself up. And, how can we forget the hilarious cast, Raul Julia, young Christina Ricci, and Angelica Huston?
Hairspray, released in 2007, was a story based on the beautiful 2002 Broadway Musical. The movie was inspired and was a remake of the film released in 1988, which the outstanding John Waters directed. The original movie was obviously a hit, but the remake of 2007 also had its own charm. The cast was loved by the audience and also very appealing to the critics. According to critics, Zac Efron, Nikki Blonsky, and Amanda Bynes kept the movie. And, of course, the young Jodh Charles, he was the charm.
21 Jump Street
21 Jump Street was a Tv show that used to air in the late 80s; however, the people did not that much love it. But, the way Phil Lord and Chris Miller directed the original Tv show with their hidden creativity took away many hearts. The remake movie of the Tv Show was released in 2012 under the same name. The film’s cast also played a vital role in making the movie a hit. Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum made everyone laughed with their entry as babyfaced cops. 21 Jump street is one of the must-watch movies and can definitely bring a smile to your face.
Well, there are still many underrated remakes that we all might have ignored. So, let’s tuck ourselves in our comfy beds and do a movie night of all of these? Well, let us know if we skipped your favorite remake.