03/07/2013 10:38 BST | Updated 03/07/2013 10:47 BST

Famous Movie Remakes: Same Story, Different Vision

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Hollywood just can't resist a movie remake - even some of the most hallowed cult classics have been given a glossy new makeover in a bid to lure in a new demographic to the box office. But can a remake ever live up to, or (gasp!) exceed its predecessor?

From the adapted films that have been so successful in their own right, you didn’t even know they were remakes to the iconic classics that should have been left well alone, we look at some of the most famous film remakes of all time - the good, the bad and the ugly (okay, not 'The Good, The Bad And The Ugly'…).