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Movie Remakes

A Quiz on movies that have been remade, for the better or worse you decide. 20 Questions.

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In the remake of '12 Angry Men' who played Henry Fonda's role?

  • Walter Matthau
  • Jack Klugman
  • Jack Lemon


In the remake of 'Get Carter' Michael Caine appeared again but played a different role, can you name his character?

  • Albert Swift
  • Cyrus Paice
  • Cliff Brumby


'Assault on Precint 13' was remade in 2005, but who directed the original 1976 movie?

  • David Cronenberg
  • John Carpenter
  • Sam Peckinpah


'The Magnificent Seven' was a remake of a classic Japanese movie 'The Seven Samurai' but which Sci-Fi film from the 80's was also a take of it?

  • Battle Beyond the Stars
  • The Last Starfighter
  • Soldier


'Bedazzled' was remade in 2000 starring Brendan Frazer and Liz Hurley, but who starred in the original version?

  • Harry Secombe and Harry H Corbett
  • Spike Milligan and Peter Sellers
  • Peter Cooke and Dudley Moore


There have been several remakes of 'Invasion of the Body Snatchers' but which 'Star Trek' actor appeared in the 1978 version?

  • William Shatner
  • Patrick Stewart
  • Leonard Nimoy


'Carrie' was remade in 2002, but which horror writer wrote the book?

  • Stephen King
  • James Herbert
  • Clive Barker


'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory' was remade in 2005 with Johnny Depp as Willy Wonka, but who played Willy's Father in the movie?

  • Michael Caine
  • James Fox
  • Christopher Lee


The Original version of 'Cleopatra' was made in 1934,but was later remade and became a more famous version starring Elizabeth Taylor, but which British Comedy Actor had an early role in the film?

  • Richard Wilson
  • Richard Briers
  • Richard O'Sullivan


Match the Remake with the star?

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  • The Wicker Man
  • 2001 Maniacs
  • Texas Chainsaw Massacre
  • Friday the 13th


  • Nicholas Cage
  • Jessica Biel
  • Jared Padalecki
  • Robert Englund


'The Day the Earth Stood Still' was remade with Keanu Reeves playing the role made famous by Michael Rennie but what was the character called?

  • Klaatu
  • Korg
  • Gort


There has been countless versions of 'Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde' but who starred in the original version?

  • Claude Rains
  • Lon Chaney
  • Fredric March


'The Flight of the Phoenix' was remade in 2004 with Dennis Quaid playing Captain Frank Towns, but who played Towns in the original?

  • James Stewart
  • Ernest Borgnine
  • Henry Fonda


'The Fly ' had a gory remake in 1986 starring Jeff Goldblum, but what was his character called?

  • Ned Brundle
  • Seth Trundle
  • Seth Brundle


Can you name the order these remakes were made (earliest first)

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  • The Jazz Singer
  • Mighty Joe Young
  • The Haunting
  • House of Wax


'I Am Legend' was a remake of which classic 70's movie starring Charlton Heston?

  • Planet of the Apes
  • Soylent Green
  • The Omega Man


'King Kong' has been made 3 times, who played Carl Denham in the 1933 and 2005 versions?

  • Robert Armstrong and Adrien Brody
  • Bruce Cabot and Jack Black
  • Robert Armstrong and Jack Black


'Moby Dick ' has been twice made, Gregory Peck played Captain Ahab in the original, who played him in the remake?

  • Michael Caine
  • Richard Basehart
  • Patrick Stewart


'Never Say Never Again' was a James Bond remake of which Bond movie?

  • Dr No
  • You Only Live Twice
  • Thunderball


Who played Norman Bates in the remake of 'Psycho'?

  • Viggo Mortensen
  • Matt Damon
  • Vince Vaughn