In 2010, critics were impressed by low-budget Spanish horror The Silent House, a spooky story based around the high concept of being filmed in a single complete take.

An English-language remake of the film, which is due to start production this year, has already been criticised as pointless and unfair to the original film-makers, who will be fighting for an audience against the Hollywood version.

International Business Times UK takes a look at some other films that have been remade to cater to some cinema-goers' fear of subtitles and asks: Was it worth it?