Back From Eternity
Back From Eternity (1957)

Director John Farrow's Back From Eternity is a virtual scene-for-scene remake of Farrow's 1939 film Five Came Back. The earlier film is the better of the two, if only because it is 22 minutes shorter. The plot concerns a small… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: February 19, 1957
DVD Release Date: July 5, 2012
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Sean Axmaker
Turner Classic Movies Online

... John Farrow's 1956 aviation disaster thriller turned jungle survival drama is in fact a faithful remake of the director's own 1939 Five Came Back.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Why this film was made was to see if it could save failing RKO additional expenses and make money the easy way through a remake.

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jay nixon
Solid remake of Five Came Back. Although not quite as good as the original this almost scene for scene redo is well acted by all. Top lined Robert Ryan is… More
Randy Tippy
An unheralded retooling of <i>Five Came Back</i> that's well worth a look.