Horror favorites like "A Nightmare on Elm Street" (1984) and "Fright Night" (1985) were also remade in the past decade.
Benicio Del Toro starred in 2010's "The Wolfman," a remake of the 1941 horror film.
Del Toro played Lawrence Talbot, a man who was attacked and transformed into a werewolf at night. Emily Blunt and Anthony Hopkins also starred in "The Wolfman."
Horror film "The Crazies" (1973) was remade in 2010, starring Timothy Olyphant, Radha Mitchell, and Danielle Panabaker.
The movie centered on a town in which the inhabitants mysteriously became infected and carried out horrific acts, from shooting innocent people to setting homes on fire.
The remake was praised by critics, earning a score of 71% on Rotten Tomatoes.
In 2010, Tim Burton directed a live-action remake of Disney's "Alice in Wonderland" that starred Mia Wasikowska as the titular character and Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter.
The original animated Disney movie was released in 1951.
The remake, which centered on Alice returning to Wonderland, also starred Helena Bonham Carter as the Red Queen and Anne Hathaway as the White Queen.
Sam Worthington starred as demigod Perseus in a remake of the 1981 movie "Clash of the Titans."
Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, and Gemma Arterton also starred in the 2010 movie, which earned a critics score of 27% and a fan rating of 40% on Rotten Tomatoes.
Iconic 1984 horror movie "A Nightmare on Elm Street" was remade in 2010 starring Jackie Earle Haley as Freddy Krueger.
The remake starred Kyle Gallner, Rooney Mara, Katie Cassidy, Thomas Dekker, and Kellan Lutz.
Chris Rock, Martin Lawrence, and Regina Hall starred in the 2010 remake of "Death at a Funeral."
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The original movie was released in 2007, directed by Frank Oz. "Game of Thrones" star Peter Dinklage appeared in both movies.
Russell Crowe starred as the titular character of a 2010 "Robin Hood" remake.
Cate Blanchett and Oscar Isaac also starred in the movie.
Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan teamed up for a remake of "The Karate Kid," which hit theaters in 2010.
Ralph Macchio and Noriyuki "Pat" Morita starred in the original 1984 film of the same name, which had two sequels.
Spring breakers feared for their lives in a 2010 remake of "Piranha" (1978), titled "Piranha 3D."
The remake starred Adam Scott, Elisabeth Shue, Ving James, and Jerry O'Connell.
Chloë Grace Moretz and "X-Men's" Kodi Smit-McPhee starred in a 2010 remake of "Let the Right One In," titled "Let Me In."
The original movie was released in 2008.
The remake, which was directed and written by Matt Reeves, was praised by fans and critics. "Let Me In" earned a critics score of 88% and an audience rating of 76% on Rotten Tomatoes.
Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie starred in 2010's "The Tourist," a remake of the 2005 French film "Anthony Zimmer."
Critics and audiences weren't big fans of the remake, but it nabbed three Golden Globe nominations.
Amber Heard and Odette Annable starred in a 2010 remake of "And Soon the Darkness."
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The original thriller film was released in 1971.
Hailee Steinfeld's breakout role was in the 2010 film "True Grit."
The original movie of the same name was released in 1969 and starred John Wayne and Kim Darby.
Both films were praised by viewers, and Steinfeld received an Oscar nomination for her portrayal of Mattie Ross.
Jack Black starred in 2010's "Gulliver's Travels," one of many film adaptations based on Jonathan Swift's 18th century novel of the same name.
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The film also starred Emily Blunt and Jason Segel.
In 2011, Jason Statham starred as Arthur in a remake of "The Mechanic."
The role was previously played by Charles Bronson in a 1972 film of the same name.
Mia Wasikowska and Michael Fassbender starred in a 2011 film adaption of Charlotte Bronte's novel "Jane Eyre."
Previous adaptions of "Jane Eyre" were released in the '30s, '40s, '70s, and '90s.
Comedian Russell Brand starred alongside Helen Mirren in 2011's "Arthur."
The comedy was a remake of a 1981 film that starred Dudley Moore and Liza Minnelli.
Cult classic "Fright Night," released in 1985, was remade in 2011.
In the 2010s version, late actor Anton Yelchin portrayed Charley Brewster and Colin Farrell played Jerry, his next-door neighbor who was a vampire.
James Marsden and Kate Bosworth starred in a 2011 remake of "Straw Dogs."
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The original film was released in 1971, starring Dustin Hoffman and Susan George.
Kenny Wormald played Ren MacComack in an updated version of 1984 classic "Footloose."
Julianne Hough and Dennis Quaid also starred in the 2011 film. Kevin Bacon played the lead character in the '80s movie.
Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Joel Edgerton starred in a 2011 remake of "The Thing."
Similar to the 1982 version directed by John Carpenter, the more recent film centered on researchers who encountered an alien.
Rooney Mara and Daniel Craig starred in a 2011 film adaptation of the best-selling novel "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo."
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In 2009, Noomi Rapace and Michael Nyqvist starred in another version of "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo."
Logan Lerman and Orlando Bloom starred in a 2011 movie adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' "The Three Musketeers."
Dumas' novel also served as inspiration for four other "Three Musketeers" films that were released in 1921, 1948, 1973, and 1993.
After wrapping up his run as Harry Potter, Daniel Radcliffe starred in the 2012 horror "The Woman in Black."
In 1989, Adrian Rawlins starred in a made-for-TV film of the same name. Both versions were based on a novel written by Susan Hill.
2008 coming-of-age French movie "LOL (Laughing Out Loud)" was remade in 2012, starring Miley Cyrus.
Demi Moore and "Twilight's" Ashley Greene also starred in the remake.
In 2012, Colin Farrell and Kate Beckinsale starred in a remake of "Total Recall."
Arnold Schwarzenegger starred in 1990's "Total Recall." Both action films were based on a short story from Philip K. Dick, titled, "We Can Remember It for You Wholesale."
Karl Urban starred in a remake of the 1995 movie "Judge Dredd," titled "Dredd 3D."
The original movie starred Sylvester Stallone as the titular character.
Keira Knightley and Jude Law starred in a 2012 movie adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's "Anna Karenina."
The movie won an Oscar for best achievement in costume design.
1984's "Red Dawn" was remade in 2012, starring Chris Hemsworth.
The original action film starred Patrick Swayze and Lea Thompson.
Leonardo DiCaprio starred as millionaire Jay Gatsby in a 2013 film adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby."
The movie got a critics score of 48% and an audience rating of 67% on Rotten Tomatoes.
Hailee Steinfeld and Douglas Booth played star-crossed lovers in a 2013 film based on William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet."
The story has been retold in plenty of films over the years. Franco Zeffirelli's 1968 version, which starred Leonard Whiting and Olivia Hussey, won two Oscars and was nominated for best picture.
Stephen King's "Carrie" inspired yet another remake in 2013, starring Chloë Grace Moretz as the titular character.
The horror film also starred Julianne Moore and Ansel Elgort.
Jeremy Irvine starred as Pip in a 2013 film adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic novel "Great Expectations."
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Four other films based on the book were previously released in 1947, 1974, 1998, and 1999.
Long before appearing in the "Avengers" films together, Josh Brolin and Elizabeth Olsen starred in a 2013 remake of "Oldboy."
The Spike Lee-directed film also starred fellow MCU actors Samuel L. Jackson and Pom Klementieff.
The original "Oldboy" was released in 2003 and directed by Chan-wook Park.
James Thurber's short story, titled "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," served as the inspiration for a 2013 film of the same name.
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Ben Stiller starred as the titular role. Danny Kaye portrayed the same character in a film released in 1947.
In 2014, Michael Ealy and Regina Hall starred in a remake of the rom-com "About Last Night."
Like the 1986 film of the same name that starred Rob Lowe and Demi Moore, "About Last Night" was inspired by a play written by David Mamet titled "Sexual Perversity in Chicago."
Joel Kinnaman portrayed a part-human, part-robot officer in a 2014 remake of "RoboCop."
The original "RoboCop," which starred Peter Weller, was released in 1987 and led to two sequels.
A remake of "Endless Love" was released in 2014, starring Alex Pettyfer and Gabriella Wilde.
Brooke Shields and Martin Hewitt starred in the 1981 version. Both films were based on a 1979 novel from Scott Spencer.
Colin Firth played a thief named Harry Deane in a 2014 remake of "Gambit."
Michael Caine starred in the '60s version of "Gambit."
Angelina Jolie starred in 2014's "Maleficent," a retelling of Disney's beloved 1959 animated movie called "Sleeping Beauty."
"Maleficent's" success spawned a 2019 sequel titled "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil."
James Franco directed and starred in a 2014 film adaptation of William Faulkner's "The Sound and the Fury."
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Faulkner's novel was published in 1929, centered on the Compson family.
Quvenzhané Wallis took on the iconic role of Annie in a 2014 retelling of the classic story.
The film was based on the '70s Broadway musical of the same name and earned two Golden Globe nominations.
A remake of the 1974 film "The Gambler" was released in 2014, starring Mark Wahlberg.
James Caan starred in the original film, based on a professor with a gambling addiction.
James Marsden and Karl Urban starred in 2014's "The Loft," a remake of the 2008 film "Loft."
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Both movies centered on five men whose plan to carry out scandalous behavior in a swanky penthouse derailed after a woman was mysteriously found dead in the loft.
Lily James played Cinderella in Disney's 2015 live-action remake of "Cinderella."
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The movie was well-received by viewers, earning a critics rating of 85% and an audience score of 78% on Rotten Tomatoes.
1982 horror movie "Poltergeist" was remade in 2015, and most people weren't fans of it.
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The remake earned a critics score of 31% and an audience rating of 22% on Rotten Tomatoes.
Oscar-winning film "The Secret in Their Eyes" ("El secreto de sus ojos") was remade in 2015.
The remake, which starred Chiwetel Ejiofor and Julia Roberts, didn't live up to the 2009 film.
Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" served as the inspiration behind 2015's "Victor Frankenstein."
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The gothic story about a scientist and his experiment has been brought to life in many film adaptations.
In 2015, Kathryn Bigelow's 1991 thriller "Point Break" was remade.
The newer version starred Luke Bracey as Johnny Utah and Edgar Ramirez as Bodhi.
"Pretty Little Liars" actress Troian Bellisario starred in a 2016 remake of the horror film "Martyrs."
The original movie, written and directed by Pascal Laugier, was released in 2008.
Five young people encountered a flesh-eating virus in 2016's remake of "Cabin Fever."
The original "Cabin Fever" starred "Boy Meets World" actor Rider Strong and was released in 2002.
Jon Favreau's 2016 remake of the 1967 animated Disney movie "The Jungle Book" thrilled audiences.
The film, based on Rudyard Kipling's "The Jungle Book," featured A-list stars as the voices behind animals like Baloo and Bagheera.
1977 movie "Pete's Dragon" was remade in 2016, starring Oakes Fegley and Bryce Dallas Howard.
Robert Redford and Wes Bentley also starred in the adventure movie.
Another film adaptation of Lew Wallace's "Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ" hit theaters in 2016.
Charlton Heston portrayed Ben-Hur in a 1959 film that won 11 Oscars.
1960 Western "The Magnificent Seven" was remade in 2016, starring Denzel Washington.
"The Magnificent Seven" drew inspiration from the 1954 movie "Seven Samurai."
Emma Watson portrayed iconic Disney princess Belle in 2017's "Beauty and the Beast."
The live-action remake was a hit, earning a critics score of 75% and an audience rating of 80% on Rotten Tomatoes.
1979 heist movie "Going in Style" was remade in 2017, starring Michael Caine.
Alan Arkin and Morgan Freeman also starred in the film.
2017's "The Mummy" reboot starring Tom Cruise wasn't a box office flop, but audiences didn't enjoy it.
"The Mummy" got a critics score of 16% and an audience rating of 35% on Rotten Tomatoes. The film was supposed to be the first in a newly-created "Dark Universe" from Universal Studios, but plans were halted after people weighed in on the disappointing movie.
Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell starred in Sofia Coppola's remake of "The Beguiled."
Clint Eastwood starred in the 1971 version of "The Beguiled." Both versions were based on Thomas P. Cullinan's 1966 novel of the same name.
"Flatliners" was released in 1990 and a reboot hit theaters in 2017, starring Ellen Page.
Like the original film, the most recent "Flatliners" movie centered on med school friends who pushed boundaries so they could experience death.
Another film adaptation of Agatha Christie's "Murder on the Orient Express" was released in 2017.
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The star-studded cast included Kenneth Branagh, Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Johnny Depp, and Michelle Pfeiffer.
A remake of the war film "Journey's End" was released in 2018.
Another film version was released in 1930, starring Colin Clive and David Manners. Both movies were based on a play written by R. C. Sherriff.
Anna Faris starred in a 2018 remake of "Overboard."
The original "Overboard," released in 1987, starred Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell as love interests.
Rami Malek and Charlie Hunnam starred in 2018's "Papillon," based on autobiographies from Henri Charrière.
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Charrière's "Papillion" and "Blanco" previously served as the inspiration for a 1999 film that starred Steve McQueen and Dustin Hoffman.
Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women" was given a fresh spin with a modern 2018 film adaptation.
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The March sisters were portrayed by Sarah Davenport, Allie Jennings, Melanie Stone, and Taylor Murphy.
Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga starred in an Oscar-winning remake of "A Star Is Born."
"Shallow" won the Academy Award for best original song. The first "Star Is Born" film was released in 1937 (starring Janet Gaynor and Fredric March) and led to three remakes released in 1954, 1976, and 2018.
Dakota Johnson starred in a remake of the hit 1977 Italian horror film "Suspiria."
Johnson starred alongside Tilda Swinton and Mia Goth in the 2018 movie, directed by Luca Guadagnino.
The 2018 version of "Robin Hood" was widely criticized by audiences.
The film flopped at the box office and even star Taron Egerton said that he wasn't a fan of the movie.
Another film adaptation of "The Jungle Book" was released on Netflix in 2018.
"Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle" was directed by Andy Serkis and starred Rohan Chand as the titular character.
Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston teamed up for 2019's "The Upside," a remake of the 2011 French movie "The Intouchables."
François Cluzet and Omar Sy starred in "The Intouchables," which got nominated for a Golden Globe.
Taraji P. Henson starred in a gender-swapped remake of Nancy Meyers' "What Women Want."
The 2019 movie was called "What Men Want," and centered on Henson's character being able to hear the thoughts of men.
Tim Burton directed a 2019 live-action remake of the 1941 animated Disney movie "Dumbo."
The new version starred Colin Farrell, Eva Green, Danny DeVito, and Michael Keaton.
Stephen King's "Pet Sematary" was brought to the big screen in 2019.
Another version of "Pet Sematary" was released in 1989.
Mena Massoud and Naomi Scott played Aladdin and Jasmine in 2019's live-action remake of "Aladdin."
Will Smith took on the iconic role of the Genie, previously portrayed by Robin Williams in the 1992 animated movie.
Aubrey Plaza starred in a remake of the 1988 horror classic "Child's Play."
The new version earned a critics rating of 63% and an audience score of 57% on Rotten Tomatoes.
Disney's latest film adaptation of "The Lion King" was a visual masterpiece, but fans thought it lacked the soul of the beloved animated classic.
The star-studded cast included Seth Rogen, Billy Eichner, Beyoncé, and Donald Glover.
Tessa Thompson and Justin Theroux voiced the main pups in Disney's live-action remake of "Lady and the Tramp.
The film was released on the new streaming service called Disney Plus in November 2019. The animated "Lady and the Tramp" movie came out in 1955.
Slasher film "Black Christmas" was remade in 2019.
The original "Black Christmas" was released in 1974 and another remake was released in 2006.
Greta Gerwig directed a 2019 big screen adaptation of "Little Women."
Gerwig was praised for preserving the spirit of Alcott's novel, while also creating a film for the modern age.
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