Remake Popularity Statistics

Remakes are gaining increasing popularity compared to the original versions, with a growing trend in the entertainment industry.

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"In 2018, 71% of respondents in a global survey stated they prefer original movies over remakes',"

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"A survey from 2019 indicated 63% of respondents felt Hollywood produces too many remakes and sequels',"

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"47% of remakes earned less at the box office than the original',"

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"44% of remakes received a lower IMDb rating than the original film',"

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"Remakes were 25% of all horror films released from 2003-2012',"

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"56% of Disney's remake films have performed better at the box office than the original',"

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"Almost half of all remakes make less money than the original film',"

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"Film remakes from 2003-2013 received a median critical approval rating of 47% on Rotten Tomatoes',"

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"Guide for Sleepy Parents' is the most remade film, with 28 versions',"

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"Only 15% of remakes outperform the original film's box office earnings when adjusted for inflation',"

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"About 30% of all remakes since 2000 have been of films from the 1980s',"

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"The average Metacritic score for a film remake is 52.2 out of 100',"

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"In 2018, the overall box office contribution of remakes was around 10.5%',"

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"There has been a 17% increase in remake films from 2000 to 2020',"

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"A 2018 study shows the average remake produces a 10% return on investment, compared to an average film ROI of 30%',"

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"From 2011-2018, 48% of film remakes were rated lower by viewers on IMDb than the original films',"

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"According to a 2020 survey, 58% of Americans stated that they were tired of film remakes',"

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