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List of English-language films with previous foreign-language film versions

This list includes both English-language films that were based on previously released foreign-language films and those that were not based on any previous film, but merely share a common source material.

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Contents

  • Chinese 1
  • Danish 2
  • Dutch 3
  • Filipino 4
  • French 5
  • German 6
  • Hebrew 7
  • Hindi 8
  • Icelandic 9
  • Italian 10
  • Japanese 11
  • Korean 12
  • Norwegian 13
  • Russian 14
  • Spanish 15
  • Swedish 16
  • Thai 17

Chinese

English-language film Chinese-language film Common source material (if any)
The Eye (2008) The Eye (2002) (Various languages: Cantonese / Mandarin)
The Departed (2006) Infernal Affairs (2002) (Cantonese)
Tortilla Soup (2001) Eat Drink Man Woman (1994) (Mandarin)

Danish

English-language film Danish-language film Common source material (if any)
Catch That Kid (2004) Klatretøsen (2002)
Nightwatch (1997) Nattevagten (1994)
Brothers (2009) Brødre (2004)

Dutch

English-language film Dutch-language film Common source material (if any)
The Vanishing (1993) Spoorloos (1988) Het Gouden Ei (1984)
Down (2001) De Lift (1983)
Interview (2007) Interview (2003)
The Loft (2014) Loft (2008)

Filipino

English-language film Tagalog-language film Common source material (if any)
The Echo (2008) Sigaw (2004)

French

English-language film French-language film Common source material (if any)
13 (2010) 13 Tzameti (2005)
Algiers (1938) Pépé le Moko (1937) The novel Pépé le Moko
And God Created Woman (1988) Et Dieu... créa la femme (1956)
The Birdcage (1996) La Cage aux Folles (1978) The play La Cage aux Folles
Blame It on Rio (1984) Un moment d'égarement (1977)
Blood Ties (2013) Les Liens du sang (2008) The novel Deux frères: flic & truand
Breathless (1983) À bout de souffle (1960)
Brick Mansions (2014) Banlieue 13 (2004)
Buddy Buddy (1981) L'Emmerdeur (1973) The play Le contrat
Chloe (2009) Nathalie... (2004)
Cousins (1989) Cousin, cousine (1975)
Delivery Man (2013) Starbuck (2011)
Diabolique (1996) Les Diaboliques (1955) The novel Celle qui n'était plus
Dinner for Schmucks (2010) Le Dîner de Cons (1998) The play Le Dîner de Cons
Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986) Boudu Saved from Drowning (1932) The play Boudu sauvé des eaux
EdTV (1999) Louis 19, le roi des ondes (1994)
Eye of the Beholder (1999) Mortelle Randonnée (1983)
Fathers' Day (1997) Les Compères (1983)
The Good Thief (2002) Bob le Flambeur (1956)
Intersection (1994) Les choses de la vie (1970)
Jungle 2 Jungle (1997) Un indien dans la ville (1994)
Just Visiting (2001) Les Visiteurs (1993)
The Long Night (1947) Le Jour se lève (1939)
LOL (2012) LOL (Laughing Out Loud) (2008)
Lydia (1941) Un carnet de bal (1937)
The Man Who Loved Women (1983) L'homme qui aimait les femmes (1977)
The Man with One Red Shoe (1985) Le Grand blond avec une chaussure noire (1972)
Men Don't Leave (1990) La vie continue (1981)
The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996) Le Miroir à deux faces (1958)
Mixed Nuts (1994) Le Père Noël est une ordure (1982) The play Le Père Noël est une ordure
My Father The Hero (1994) Mon père, ce héros (1991)
The Next Three Days (2010) Anything for Her (2008)
Nine Months (1995) Neuf mois (1994)
Original Sin (2001) La sirène du Mississipi (1969) The novel Waltz into Darkness
Oscar (1991) Oscar (1967)
Paradise (1991) Le Grand Chemin (1987)
Passion (2012) Love Crime (2010)
Point of No Return (1993) Nikita (1990)
Pure Luck (1991) La Chèvre (1981)
Sorcerer (1977) Le Salaire de la Peur (1953) The novel Le Salaire de la peur
Taxi (2004) Taxi (1998)
The 13th Letter (1951) Le Corbeau (1943)
Three Fugitives (1989) Les Fugitifs (1986)
Three Men and a Baby (1987) Trois hommes et un couffin (1985)
The Tourist (2010) Anthony Zimmer (2005)
The Toy (1982) Le Jouet (1976)
True Lies (1994) La Totale! (1991)
Twelve Monkeys (1995) La Jetée (1962)
Two Much (1995) Le Jumeau (1984) The novel Two Much
Under Suspicion (2000) Garde à vue (1981) The novel Brainwash
Unfaithful (2002) La Femme infidèle (1968)
Wicker Park (2004) L'Appartement (1996)
Wild Target (2010) Cible émouvante (1993)
Willie & Phil (1980) Jules et Jim (1962) The novel Jules et Jim
The Woman in Red (1984) Un éléphant ça trompe énormément (1976)

German

English-language film German-language film Common source material (if any)
The Experiment (film) (2010) Das Experiment (2001) The novel Black Box
City of Angels (1998) Der Himmel über Berlin (1987)
Funny Games (2007) Funny Games (1997)
M (1951) M (1931)
No Reservations (2007) Bella Martha (2001)
Victor Victoria (1982) Viktor und Viktoria (1933)
The Sound of Music (1965) Die Trapp-Familie (1956)
Ripley's Game (2002) Der amerikanische Freund (1977) The novel Ripley's Game

Hebrew

English-language film Hebrew-language film Common source material (if any)
The Debt (2011) The Debt (2007 film) (2007)

Hindi

English-language film Hindi-language film Common source material (if any)
A Common Man (2013) A Wednesday! (2008)

Icelandic

English-language film Icelandic-language film Common source material (if any)
Contraband (2012) Reykjavík-Rotterdam (2008)
Prince Avalanche (2013) Either Way (2011)

Italian

English-language film Italian-language film Common source material (if any)
Crackers (1984) I soliti ignoti (1958)
Swept Away (2002) Travolti da un insolito destino nell'azzurro mare d'agosto (1974)
The Last Kiss (2006) L'ultimo bacio (2001)
Scent of a Woman (1992) Profumo di donna (1974) The novel Il buio e il miele
Everybody's Fine (2009) Stanno Tutti Bene (1990)
Nine (2009) (1963)

Japanese

English-language film Japanese-language film Common source material (if any)
Apartment 1303 3D (2012) Apartment 1303 (2007)
Battle Beyond the Stars (1980) Seven Samurai (1954)
Dark Water (2005) Dark Water (2002) The short story "Floating Water"
Don't Look Up (2009) Don't Look Up (1996)
Eight Below (2006) Antarctica (1983)
A Fistful of Dollars (1964) Yojimbo (1961)
Godzilla (1998) Gojira (1954)
Godzilla (2014) Gojira (1954)
The Grudge (2004) Ju-on: The Grudge (2003)
The Guardian (2006) Umizaru (2004)
Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2010) Hachiko Monogatari (1987)
Iron Maze (1991) Rashomon (1950) The short stories "Rashōmon" and "In a Grove"
Last Man Standing (1996) Yojimbo (1961)
The Magnificent Seven (1960) Seven Samurai (1954)
One Missed Call (2008) Chakushin Ari (2004)
The Outrage (1964) Rashomon (1950) The short stories "Rashōmon" and "In a Grove"
Premonition (2007) Yogen (2004)
Pulse (2006) Kairo (2001)
The Ring (2002) Ringu (1998) The novel Ring
The Secret (2007) Himitsu (1999) The novel Naoko
Shall We Dance? (2004) Shall We Dance? (1996)
The Warrior and the Sorceress (1984) Yojimbo (1961)

Korean

English-language film Korean-language film Common source material (if any)
The Lake House (2006) Il Mare (2000)
The Uninvited (2009) A Tale of Two Sisters (2003) The folk tale "Janghwa Hongryeon jeon"
My Sassy Girl (2008) My Sassy Girl (2001) The novel My Sassy Girl
Mirrors (2008) Into the Mirror (2003)
Oldboy (2013) Oldboy (2003) The manga Old Boy
Possession (2009) Addicted (2002)

Norwegian

English-language film Norwegian-language film Common source material (if any)
Insomnia (2002) Insomnia (1997)
Head Above Water (1996) Hodet over vannet (1993)

Russian

English-language film Russian-language film Common source material (if any)
Solaris (2002) Solaris (1972) The novel Solaris

Spanish

English-language film Spanish-language film Common source material (if any)
Vanilla Sky (2001) Abre los ojos (1997)
Criminal (2004) Nine Queens (2000)
Quarantine (2008) REC (2007)
Silent House (2011) The Silent House (2010)
We Are What We Are (2013) We Are What We Are (2010)

Swedish

English-language film Swedish-language film Common source material (if any)
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) Män som hatar kvinnor (2009) The novel Män som hatar kvinnor
The Invisible (2007) Den osynlige (2002) The novel Den osynlige
The Last House on the Left (2009) Jungfrukällan (2002) 13th-century ballad, "Töres döttrar i Wänge"
The Last House on the Left (1972) Jungfrukällan (2002) 13th-century ballad, "Töres döttrar i Wänge"
Let Me In (2010) Let the Right One In (2008) The novel Låt den rätte komma in

Thai

English-language film Thai-language film Common source material (if any)
Shutter (2008) Shutter (2004)
Bangkok Dangerous (2008) Bangkok Dangerous (1999)
13 Sins (2014) 13 Beloved (2006) The comic "13th Quiz Show" episode in the My Mania comic-book series
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