The Guilty has hit Netflix! Directed by Antoine Fuqua, it stars Jake Gyllenhaal as a cop confined to desk duties and working as a 911 emergency line operator. When a call comes in from a woman who has been kidnaped by her ex-husband, he has to try to save her, his only tools being his investigative nous and his phone.

It’s a premise so good they used it twice—The Guilty is a remake of the 2018 Danish film of the same name by director Gustav Möller. It isn’t the first non-English language film to be remade for anglophone audiences and while there’s a certain stigma against remakes, the cream of the crop can stand proudly beside their overseas inspirations, like this lot…


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