Remake Rumble: Tomb Raider Edition

The Matchup: 2001’s LARA CROFT: TOMB RAIDER starring Angelina Jolie as the eponymous leading lady of one of the most successful video game franchises in history squares off against the Alicia Vikander helmed 2018 reboot, TOMB RAIDER.
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Remake Rumble: Martyrs (2008) vs Martyrs (2016)

The 411: A young woman’s quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.
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Remake Rumble: Fantastic Four (2005) vs Fantastic Four (2015)

The 411: A group of scientists get transformed into super-beings must do battle with a friend turned foe as they try to come to grips with their new found abilities.
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Remake Rumble: Poltergeist (1982) vs Poltergeist (2015)

The 411: A family must do battle with the paranormal forces haunting their home when their youngest daughter is abducted and taken to the “other side”.

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Remake Rumble: Oldboy (2003) vs Oldboy (2013)

The 411: Kidnapped, held hostage for 20 years and framed for the murder of his ex-wife, a man sets out on a quest for answers and vengeance once released.

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Remake Rumble: Flowers In The Attic (1987) vs Flowers In The Attic (2014)

The 411: This psychological thriller, based on the popular 1979 V.C. Andrews novel of the same name, focuses on the four Dollanganger children and their mother who find themselves having to move into their wealthy grandparents estate after their father dies suddenly. Once at their grandmother’s house the children are imprisoned in the attic which is just the start of the cruel treatment they receive from the religiously fanatical old woman.

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Remake Rumble: Carrie (1976) vs Carrie (2013)

The 411: An abused and ridiculed teen develops telekinetic abilities that she uses to exact revenge on her tormenters at schools and at home.
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Remake Rumble: Embrace of The Vampire (1995) vs Embrace of The Vampire (2013)

The 411: Charlotte, a timid and sheltered college freshman, is seduced by a centuries old vampire unleashing the inner desires that Charlotte never even knew existed inside of her.
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Remake Rumble: I Spit On Your Grave (1978) vs I Spit On Your Grave (2010)

The 411: A comely female writer heads to the seclusion of a country cabin to finish a novel and ends up being brutally gang-raped by a band of locals. After the attack she proceeds to get her revenge on her attackers, taking them out one-by-one.
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Remake Rumble: Judge Dredd (1995) vs Dredd (2012)

The 411: Hollywood’s second attempt at bringing the British comic book icon to the big screen following the 1995 Sylvetser Stallone clunker, Judge Dredd. This time Karl Urban (Star Trek) puts on the signature helmet and takes to the streets of Mega City One delivering severe justice to lawbreakers under the guiding hand of director Pete Travis (Vantage Point).
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Remake Rumble: Total Recall (1990) vs Total Recall (2012)

The 411: A remake of the 1990 Arnold Schwarzenegger/Paul Verhoeven action flick, this adaptation of the Philip K. Dick story, “We Can Remember It for You Wholesale”, casts Colin Farrell as Douglas Quaid who finds himself on the run after a disastrous trip to Rekall (a company that promises to turn your dreams into real life memories) results in his entire identity being proven false.
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Remake Rumble: Spider-Man (2012) vs The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

The 411: The Amazing Spider-Man is the reboot of the recent successful Spider-Man films (the last of which, Spider-Man 3, was released in 2007). Sony has to make a Spider-Man movie every couple of years in order to keep the rights to the character from reverting to Marvel/Disney so that is why we got a full on re-imagining of the web crawler’s tale instead of Spider-Man 4.

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