Deja View

Deja View

Italian James Bond. Turkish Star Trek. Nigerian Titanic! And that’s just the beginning. Join filmmaker Ed Glaser on a tour of totally unauthorized movie remakes from around the world — from Turkish knock-offs of popular comic book heroes to outrageous foreign versions of The Matrix, Star Wars, and Tron!

EPISODES:

  • The Amazing True Story of “Turkish Star Wars” - The episode of "Deja View" that's been years in the making. This video is based in part on interviews I ...
  • 3 Wild Turkish Movies Based on “The Phantom” - There's probably no word for "canon" in Turkish. Further Reading: Öğünç, Pınar. Jet Rejisör Çetin İnanç. Beyoğlu, İstanbul: Roll, 2006. ...
  • South Korea’s Godzilla - Tokyo finally gets a day off. Further Reading: Aiken, Keith. "Yongary, Monster from the Deep on MGM DVD." SciFi Japan. ...
  • The Secret of the Turkish Superman - Turns out this Superman has an even secreter identity... Further Reading: Tombs, Pete. "Dracula in Istanbul." Mondo Macabro: Weird & ...
  • Egypt’s Remake of the Rocky Horror Picture Show - Formerly “The Rocky Horus Pictograph Show.” Further Reading: Al-Saadi, Yazan. "No Zombies in Gaza: Horror in Arabic Cinema." Al-Akhbar English. ...
  • Mexican Batwoman - She’s a rich vigilante who fights sea monsters and still has time for a wrestling career. What’s Bruce Wayne’s excuse? ...
  • The Turkish Magnificent Seven - Outlaws of the Wild East. Further Reading: Broughton, Lee. "Captain Swing the Fearless: A Turkish Film Adaptation of an Italian ...
  • The Turkish Tarzan - There was no way Sabahattin & Kunt Tulgar could afford to make Tarzan movies. Here's how they did it anyway. ...
  • Turkish James Bond - Global competition, cultural imperialism, and sexy panties. Further Reading: Allison, Keith. "Golden Boy." Teleport City. N.p., 08 May 2013. Web. ...
  • Russia’s Identical Remake of Commando - Is Communism responsible? Or am I Putin you on? Further Reading: Barber, Tony. "But Movies Undermine Kremlin Control: Illicit Videos ...
  • The Turkish Remake of Psycho (Is a Musical!) - What "Birdemic" is to "The Birds," this movie is to "Psycho." Proof that everybody should take a, uh, stab at ...
  • Rambu! The Indonesian Rambo - What does Rambo have in common with Batman and Spider-Man? Besides an animated series, that is. Further Reading: Stallone, Sylvester. ...
  • Turkish Rocky - Eye of the Tiger? More like Eye of the Tigris. Yep, geography joke. Further Reading: Dönmez-Colin, Gönül. The Routledge Dictionary ...
  • Turkish Dracula - Would you be surprised that a contemporary adaptation with belly dancers is actually one of the most faithful? Further Reading: ...
  • Chinese Ms .45 - Revenge is a dish best served... twice? Further Reading: Brorsson, Kenneth, and John Charles. "Taiwan Noir 4: Girl With A ...
  • The Turkish Godfather - A version of "The Godfather" so macho, you expect the horse to fight back. Further Reading: Lebo, Harlan. The Godfather ...
  • Turkish Flash Gordon - Women want him, wolf men fear him, and puppets want to eat him. He's Flash Gordon: the first Turk in ...
  • Bollywood Evil Dead - Remember the sexy mud-wrestling dance number in "The Evil Dead?" Or were you watching the boring one? Enormous thanks to ...
  • Japanese Planet of the Apes - If you ever thought "Planet of the Apes" needed robots, UFOs, and ninjas... so did Japan! Guest host Allison Pregler's ...
  • King Kong vs. Doctor Who?! - Friend and colleague Allison Pregler guest hosts the first of two new episodes of "Deja View." Deja View is a ...
  • The Psychedelic Version of Godzilla You’ve Never Seen - Deja View is a Telly Award-winning series that explores foreign remakes of popular American films. Spread that feeling of Deja ...
  • The Italian James Bond (Starring Sean Connery’s Brother) - Deja View is a Telly Award-winning series that explores foreign remakes of popular American films. Spread that feeling of Deja ...
  • The Italian Star Wars - Deja View is a Telly Award-winning series that explores foreign remakes of popular American films. Spread that feeling of Deja ...
  • The Other Turkish Superman - Deja View is a Telly Award-winning series that explores foreign remakes of popular American films. Spread that feeling of Deja ...
  • The Turkish Batman - Remember when Batman used guns, hung out in strip clubs, and didn't have to wear a mask if he didn't ...
  • Turkish Straw Dogs - The American remake of "Straw Dogs" hits theaters this week, but Turkey remade the film nearly 40 years before! Ed ...
  • Italian Conan - The new "Conan the Barbarian" movie is out this week, and Ed is celebrating with a look at "Ator: The ...
  • Turkish Captain America - Did you know that the first ever Captain America movie was Turkish? Get ready for "Uç Dev Adam"! Deja View ...
  • Nigerian Titanic - Wish James Cameron's "Titanic" had Bollywood-inspired music numbers? Nigerian Titanic's got you covered! Deja View is a Telly Award-winning series ...
  • Turkish Star Trek - After six months and a Telly Award win, Deja View is back for more! Deja View is a Telly Award-winning ...
  • Korean TRON - Does TRON have a scantily-clad lady pirate? This one does! Deja View is a Telly Award-winning series that explores foreign ...
  • Bollywood Harry Potter… in 3-D! - Deja View returns for a special 3-D episode! Dig up your red-blue glasses and join me for a look at ...
  • Brazilian Planet of the Apes - Join me for a look at some Brazilian Tramps who ape the Apes! Deja View is a Telly Award-winning series ...
  • Italian Jaws - Before "Jaws 3-D", there was THIS "Jaws 3." Deja View is a Telly Award-winning series that explores foreign remakes of ...
  • Turkish Superman - "Deja View" returns with the first of three new episodes! Join me for a look at the Turkish version of ...
  • A Bollywood Nightmare on Elm St. - Thanks for the warm response for the first episode of "Deja View"! And since the Platinum Dunes remake of "A ...
  • Bollywood The Matrix?! - My brand new show, "Deja View", premieres right now! It's all about remakesploitation — that is, foreign remakes of popular ...