Rocketman: While ostensibly about Elton John, this biopic was actually a nearly identical remake of every other rock star biopic that has ever been made.
Avatar: This hugely successful James Cameron movie was a remake of an idea for a movie that you had in 2002. Too bad you never followed through on it.
King Kong: In 1976, producer Dino De Laurentiis vowed to make the most realistic Kong yet using the best special effects technology available to render Jeff Bridges.
Eraserhead: The 1977 David Lynch film was actually a remake of popular film "—.-.-...—.-" from the planet Rebrevon in the NGC 1300 Galaxy.
Cats: Not many film fans are aware that the 2019 release of Cats was actually based on a beloved common household pet.
Scarface: Identical in nearly every way, Brian De Palma decided to do a shot-for-shot recreation of his own film after realizing he accidentally left a coffee cup in one of the shots.
Fast & Furious 9: This is Universal's eighth attempt at remaking the original.