Weekend Binge: After The Little Mermaid, Watch These 5 Remakes

George Clooney in Ocean’s 11. (courtesy: YouTube)

New Delhi:

Who does not love an excellent film? Nonetheless, some motion pictures simply don’t age nicely whereas others final the take a look at of time. And, that is when remakes step in. From basic movies to box-office disasters, filmmakers over time have been fascinated by remaking movies and adapting a tried-and-tested story for a more moderen viewers. Whereas some fail to impress cinema lovers, many handle to outdo the imaginative and prescient of the unique. On the very least most remakes begin a debate from new vs previous. One such movie that’s on the middle of the remake debate is The Little Mermaid. The live-action remake of the Disney animated basic options Halle Bailey within the titular position.

If the chatter across the new The Little Mermaid and the previous Disney favorite has made you interested in the opposite remakes in Hollywood, we’re right here to assist. We’ve got curated a listing of 5 movies – all remakes – you can binge-watch over the weekend.

  1. The Mummy – Prime Video

If the primary names that come to thoughts once we say The Mummy are Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz, we do not blame you. Along with the scorching chemistry between the lead couple, the movie was an journey on celluloid. Nonetheless, this 1999 movie is actually a remake of a 1932 model of the identical title. The unique supernatural movie was directed by Karl Freund.

  1. A Star is Born – Prime Video

This one must be a no brainer. Starring Woman Gaga and Bradley Cooper – who can also be the movie’s director – A Star is Born is a story of affection and loss, woven along with stunning music. The Oscar-winning movie is a remake of a 1937 movie of the identical that was additionally remade two different occasions, in 1954 and 1976. The movie Aashiqui 2 can also be a remake of the identical supply materials. 

  1. Ocean’s 11 – Netflix

When you thought the 2001 movie with a bunch of superstars together with George Clooney, Brad Pitt, and Matt Damon was the start of the fashionable heist drama franchise, you might be unsuitable. Ocean’s 11 may be very a lot a remake – of the 1960 movie of the identical title. The unique too boasts of a star-studded solid together with Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford, Joey Bishop, and Dean Martin. 

  1. Scarface – Prime Video

One in every of Al Pacino’s most prolific movies, Scarface is a remake too. The 1983 movie is a remake of a 1932 movie, which in flip relies on a 1929 novel of the identical title. Nonetheless, in an instance of a remake that was unafraid to push the envelope and make adjustments, Scarface starring Al Pacino follows the story of a refugee who arrives in Miami from Cuba, whereas the unique is about in Chicago.

  1. You have Acquired Mail – Prime Video

When you’re a fan of heart-warming romantic comedies, chances are high you’ve got heard of You have Acquired Mail starring Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks. The movie is a remake of the 1940 basic The Store Across the Nook. Whereas the unique is about in opposition to the enchanting backdrop of Budapest, the remake is about within the Higher West Aspect neighbourhood of Manhattan. 

Inform us your decide from the record.