Vive le Remake!by ElMaruecan82 | created - 18 Aug 2017 | updated - 07 Aug 2018 | Public
This poll is dedicated to the many French classics that have been remade into Hollywood movies... some more successfully than others.
Which of these memorable Hollywood versions of French movies is your favorite?
After voting, you may discuss the list ici
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1. The Birdcage (1996)
R | 117 min | Comedy
A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancée's right-wing moralistic parents.
Votes: 76,074 | Gross: $124.06M
LA CAGE AUX FOLLES (Edouard Molinaro)
2. Point of No Return (1993)
R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A government fakes the death of a criminal to turn this young woman into a killer on its service.
Votes: 24,119 | Gross: $30.04M
NIKITA (Luc Besson)
3. True Lies (1994)
R | 141 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller
A fearless, globe-trotting, terrorist-battling secret agent has his life turned upside down when he discovers his wife might be having an affair with a used-car salesman while terrorists smuggle nuclear war heads into the United States.
Votes: 228,382 | Gross: $146.28M
LA TOTALE! (Claude Zidi)
4. Sorcerer (1977)
PG | 121 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Four unfortunate men from different parts of the globe agree to risk their lives transporting gallons of nitroglycerin across dangerous South American jungle.
Votes: 16,182 | Gross: $12.00M
LE SALAIRE DE LA PEUR (Henri-Georges Clouzot)
5. 12 Monkeys (1995)
R | 129 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.
Votes: 557,903 | Gross: $57.14M
LA JETEE (Chris Marker)
6. Algiers (1938)
Passed | 96 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Beautiful Gaby meets a romantic jewel thief in the mysterious Casbah.
PEPE LE MOKO (Julien Duvivier)
7. Scarlet Street (1945)
Approved | 102 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
When a man in mid-life crisis befriends a young woman, her venal fiancé persuades her to con him out of the fortune they mistakenly assume he possesses.
LA CHIENNE (Jean Renoir)
8. Dinner for Schmucks (2010)
PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy
When he finds out that his work superiors host a dinner celebrating the idiocy of their guests, a rising executive questions it when he's invited, just as he befriends a man who would be the perfect guest.
Votes: 95,666 | Gross: $73.03M
LE DINER DE CONS (Francis Veber)
9. Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)
R | 103 min | Comedy
A rich but troubled family find their lives altered by the arrival of a vagrant who tries to drown himself in their swimming pool.
Votes: 14,985 | Gross: $62.13M
BOUDU SAUVE DES EAUX (Jean Renoir)
10. The Man with One Red Shoe (1985)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Thriller
A man picked randomly out of a crowd is made the target of CIA survelliance and pursuit.
Votes: 14,262 | Gross: $8.60M
LE GRAND BLOND AVEC UNE CHAUSSURE NOIRE (Yves Robert)
11. LOL (2012)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
As a new year at school begins, Lola's heart is broken by her boyfriend, though soon she's surprised by her best friend, promising musician Kyle, who reveals his feelings for her.
Votes: 52,634 | Gross: $0.05M
LOL (Lisa Azuelos)
12. Blood Ties (I) (2013)
R | 127 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Two brothers, on either side of the law, face off over organized crime in Brooklyn during the 1970s.
Votes: 18,358 | Gross: $0.04M
LES LIENS DU SANG (Jacques Maillot)
13. Under Suspicion (2000)
R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A wealthy attorney in San Juan comes to the police station for "10 min." of follow up questions to finding a 12-year old girl's body in a park. Another young girl was also raped and murdered weeks earlier and the evidence points to him.
Votes: 21,464 | Gross: $0.26M
GARDE A VUE (Claude Miller)
14. The Toy (1982)
PG | 102 min | Comedy
An underemployed reporter finds himself literally purchased as a toy for a rich spoiled brat.
Votes: 10,791 | Gross: $47.12M
LE JOUET (Francis Veber)
15. Pure Luck (1991)
PG | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
An accountant with super bad luck is sent in search of a missing boss's daughter, also an incredibly unlucky.
Votes: 6,344 | Gross: $22.64M
LA CHEVRE (Francis Veber)
16. Fanny (1961)
Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Romance
A love triangle between a young woman, a rich 60-something man and an aspiring sailor set in early 20th century Marseilles.
The MARSEILLES Trilogy (Alexandre Korda, Marc Allégret, Marcel Pagnol)
17. Diabolique (1996)
R | 107 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
The wife and mistress of the sadistic dean of an exclusive prep school conspire to murder him.
Votes: 12,880 | Gross: $17.10M
LES DIABOLIQUES (Henri-Georges Clouzot)
18. Fathers' Day (1997)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance
A woman cons two old boyfriends into searching for her runaway son by convincing both that they are the boy's father.
Votes: 14,133 | Gross: $28.66M
LES COMPERES (Francis Veber)
19. Just Visiting (2001)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A French count is in England to marry the princess. She's killed. A wizard helps him to time travel back before the murder - except they end up in Chicago, April 2000. A descendant helps him. He looks for the wizard to return to the 1100s.
Votes: 17,802 | Gross: $4.78M
LES VISITEURS (Jean-Marie Poiré)
20. Wicker Park (2004)
PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A young Chicago advertising executive believes a woman he sees in a café is his long-lost love. His belief leads to obsession, as he puts his life on hold in order to trail her.
Votes: 51,520 | Gross: $12.83M
L'APPARTEMENT (Gilles Mimouni)
21. The Upside (2017)
PG-13 | 126 min | Comedy, Drama
A comedic look at the relationship between a wealthy man with quadriplegia and an unemployed man with a criminal record who's hired to help him.
Votes: 39,178 | Gross: $108.25M
INTOUCHABLES (Eric Toledano & Olivier Nakache)
22. The Good Thief (2002)
R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An aging gambler on a losing streak attempts to rob a casino in Monte Carlo. But someone's already tipped off the cops before he even makes a move.
Votes: 9,787 | Gross: $3.52M
BOB LE FLAMBEUR (Jean-Pierre Melville)
23. Breathless (1983)
R | 100 min | Action, Drama, Romance
When Jesse Lujack steals a car in Las Vegas and drives down to LA, his criminal ways only escalate- but when will it end?
Votes: 8,044 | Gross: $19.91M
A BOUT DE SOUFFLE (Jean-Luc Godard)
24. Brick Mansions (2014)
PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
An undercover Detroit cop navigates a dangerous neighborhood that's surrounded by a containment wall with the help of an ex-con in order to bring down a crime lord and his plot to devastate the entire city.
Votes: 38,618 | Gross: $20.29M
BANLIEUE 13 (Pierre Morel)
25. Three Men and a Baby (1987)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Three bachelors find themselves forced to take care of a baby left by one of the guys' girlfriends.
Votes: 45,304 | Gross: $167.78M
TROIS HOMMES ET UN COUFFIN (Colline Serreau)
26. Original Sin (2001)
R | 116 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A woman, along with her lover, plans to con a rich man by marrying him, earning his trust, and then running away with all his money. Everything goes as planned until she falls in love with him.
Votes: 52,148 | Gross: $16.25M
LA SIRENE DU MISSISSIPPI (François Truffaut)
27. Martyrs (2015)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A woman and her childhood friend seek out revenge on those who victimized and abused them.
MARTYRS (Pascal Laugier)
28. Three Fugitives (1989)
PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Comedy
A reformed bank robber is taken hostage by a desperate man during a bank hold up, but is forced to go on the run with his captor when they're both mistakenly thought to be in cahoots.
Votes: 10,262 | Gross: $40.59M
LES FUGITIFS (Francis Veber)
29. My Father the Hero (1994)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
A teenage girl on vacation in the Bahamas with her divorced father tries to impress a potential boyfriend by saying that her father is actually her lover.
Votes: 10,209 | Gross: $25.48M
MON PERE, CE HEROS (Gérard Lauzier)