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Old 02-28-17, 11:15 AM
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Movies that surprisingly haven't been remade

Are there any movies that you are surprised that Hollywood has not tried remaking yet? Some of mine would be:

-Universal Soldier: Seems like this should be ripe for a remake as it has a good concept.

-Romancing the Stone: Get Channing Tatum or Gerard Butler and Brie Larson to star and Hollywood could start counting the money it would make.

-Timecop: Seems like it could work as a middle budget action movie.

-Buffy the vampire slayer: I don't think it would work as a TV series again, but since so many people forget it was a movie first this could work as a remake targeted towards girls.
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Old 02-28-17, 11:28 AM
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The Last Starfighter
Gremlins
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I think Gremlin is still in the works, but I think its Gremlins 3 not a remake.
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The NeverEnding Story- I have read rumors its in the works, with Peter Jackson directing.
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The NeverEnding Story- I have read rumors its in the works, with Peter Jackson directing.
With Peter Jackson, that title has never been more appropriate.
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With Peter Jackson, that title has never been more appropriate.

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Short Circuit
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Old 02-28-17, 05:16 PM
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Fantastic Voyage
Jaws
Smokey and the Bandit
Scanners
The Fly
(w Jesse Eisenberg)
Trading Places (w Ryan Gosling and Kevin Hart)
War Games
Chopping Mall
The Goonies
Weird Science
(w Margot Robie and Bill Pullman)
The Untouchables
Clueless
Spawn
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Old 02-28-17, 05:23 PM
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Big Trouble in Little China. I know it has been rumored but still doubt it will get made.
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Old 02-28-17, 05:25 PM
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Terminator

The Warriors
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Old 02-28-17, 06:19 PM
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There have been so many versions of the classic Universal monsters; Frankenstein, Dracula, Wolfman, Phantom of the Opera, so I'm surprised there's never been a Creature From the Black Lagoon re-make.
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Old 02-28-17, 06:59 PM
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You've all just participated in a Hollywood experiment to give ideas on what remake is next.
Good goin guys!
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The Money Pit...and I hope they never do. Could you imagine a remake with Seth Rogen and Amy Schumer and a bunch of dick and fart jokes...yech!
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Some iof the movies mentioned in here were already Remakes such as Money Pit and Last Starfighter
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Pretty much the only trilogy that doesn't have a sequel/prequel/remake in the last 17 years.

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Old 02-28-17, 11:36 PM
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Surprised some of '50 sci-fi never got a remake

Forbidden Planet
Them!
Incredible Shrinking Man
This Island Earth
When Worlds Collide
Earth vs The Flying Saucers
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With Peter Jackson, that title has never been more appropriate.
And I may get around to see it if this matinee of King Kong I'm currently watching ever ends.
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The Godfather
Scarface (itself a remake)
Apocalypse Now
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Easy Rider
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- The Sting
- Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
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The Shining (1980)
The Princess Bride (1987)
The Breakfast Club (1985)
The Goonies (1985)
Clueless (1995)
The Lost Boys (1987)
Caddyshack (1980)
The Warriors (1979)
Heathers (1988)
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Flatliners
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Re: Movies that surprisingly haven't been remade

Originally Posted by Bluelitespecial View Post
The NeverEnding Story- I have read rumors its in the works, with Peter Jackson directing.
That would be amazing. Neverending story is one of my favorite movies and it sucks that the sequels didn't measure to the first one

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Weird Science
(w Margot Robie and Bill Pullman)
YES!! shut up and take my money
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Flatliners
The sequel is coming out this September
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flatliners_(2017_film)
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Who would Bill Pullman be in a Weird Science remake?
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