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• 5 Ridiculous Foreign Sci-Fi Remakes

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Sometimes a remake really does the original movie justice. That said, sometimes the remake is just downright dire. Here are five of the most ridiculous foreign remakes.

I'm not sure how breaking rocks can help you in an intergalactic war, but this guy sure thinks it does. I guess that’s all the proof I need.

Turkish Star Wars

Why are Superman and Spider-Man holding each other and dancing? Even better, why is Spider-Man a woman?!

Indian Superman

Run, E.T.! Some guy who looks like Super Mario is going to beat you up.

Turkish E.T.

I know this isn't technically sci-fi, but it's so over the top that it makes Michael Jackson look normal.

Indian Thriller

The first time I saw this, I thought Kirk was in a duel with ALF. On second glance, it appears to be a remake of the classic battle with the Gorn. This time, though, the alien shoots fire and wears a one-piece suit he bought at The Janitor’s Outpost.

Turkish Star Trek

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    Ciuy , June 6, 2009 11:41 AM
    LOOOL Thats Spock :) ) ....
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    Sarthurn , June 6, 2009 12:21 PM
    But the blonde is hot
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    Andraxxus , June 6, 2009 1:43 PM
    Nice! The Indian Thriller (although I've seen it before) is brilliant. She only screams at the end and doesn't it sound like he is saying killer or worse kill (h)er. Also Indian movie on VOLGA (Russian river and automobile). Golimar mar mar!
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    JumpKickJoe , June 6, 2009 2:45 PM
    Wow this really made my morning!!!!! In work and the super is watching me like i'm tripping off!!! LOLZ at 0:22-0:35 & @ 1:17!

    Btw, that star trek dude who's doing the shaolin training must be an exile....where's the enterprise?
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    Gin Fushicho , June 6, 2009 5:28 PM
    That Indian Super man irked me in the wrong way. And the Turkish star trek is just full of LOLZ I'm a new generation so I'm not much one for the original series , but that video makes me want to rather watch the original series.
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    Anonymous , June 6, 2009 5:41 PM
    c'mon guys, you guys should watch THE ITALIAN SPIDERMAN on youtube. is just great (!)
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    duzcizgi , June 6, 2009 5:54 PM
    :D  It's been years I haven't watched Turkish Star Wars - (The man who saved the Earth - Dünyayı Kurtaran Adam)! Wish you'd understand the speech also! That's horrifyingly funny!
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    duzcizgi , June 6, 2009 7:48 PM
    Pity, the guy who's at the lead role paralyzed couple of days ago. (Cüneyt Arkın) :(  All my childhood spent watching his action movies. May god help him.
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    rockabye , June 6, 2009 10:09 PM
    Putting these videos on a tech news site and calling THEM ridiculous. That's irony for ya.
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    Anonymous , June 6, 2009 11:30 PM
    more of this, please...
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    gorehound , June 8, 2009 1:22 AM
    yes but it is the intelligent tech guys who will understand what truly is happening in these wonders of world cinema.
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    Spanky Deluxe , June 8, 2009 11:00 AM
    Hahahahaha, this is the funniest weekend story yet!
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    falconqc , June 8, 2009 4:28 PM
    I'm pretty sure this is 90% ripped off from a article on the same subject...
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    Anonymous , June 9, 2009 12:38 AM
    The first video had a 70's remix of the original Battlestar Gallactica theme! Epic!!