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PS: Face-Off: It's the Same Old Intouchables Story

The movie Intouchables (2011) became the worldwide leader as the highest-grossing movie in a language other than English on 20 March 2012, eventually reaching a worldwide box office of $426,588,510. It held the title for the next four years, but now currently sits at number six, eclipsed by five Chinese language movies that have ridden a recent tsunami of growth in Chinese box office receipts. The universally inspirational story has since been adapted in different languages around the globe with more remakes to come.

Which worldly telling, inspired by the true story* of Philippe Pozzo di Borgo and Abdel Sellou, of the same story is your favorite version? *adapted from the autobiographical tale Le Second Souffle

Abdel Sellou - viewed 46 minutes ago
Philippe Pozzo di Borgo and Abdel Sellou
true story as told in the autobiographical tale Le Second Souffle

Movies

The Upside 2017 | Movie
English-language remake from the United States

Inseparables 2016 | Movie 6.1 (484)
Spanish-language remake from Argentina

Oopiri 2016 | Movie 8.0 (3,142)
Tamil-language Telugu remake from India

The Intouchables 2011 | Movie 8.5 (641,905)
French-language original from France

See the partial list of worldly The Intouchables and its remakes here:https://www.imdb.com/list/ls045647005/

The latest remake, Neil Burger's The Upside, starring Bryan Cranston, Kevin Hart and Nicole Kidman premiered at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival. It is scheduled for a wide release in theaters on January 11, 2019 (USA). The Hindi-language remake from India, working titled, Mohit Suri's Next starring Saif Ali Khan and Varun Dhawan has been announced and is currently in-development.

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5 months ago

Friday Face-off bump