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Old 01-09-23, 05:55 PM
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Canceled movies you really wanted to see?

Video game forum had a similar thread and with so many movies that got shelved for one reason or another. Never made or never seen.

What would you liked to have seen?

I recently watched Buckaroo Banzai and loved it since kid, but I was always curious about that sequel that Iím sure most know about. That would have been cool or not, you never know.

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Old 01-09-23, 05:59 PM
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Re: Canceled movies you really wanted to see?

I really would have liked to see a David Fincher directed The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo trilogy.


28 Months Later would have been perfect in this post-pandemic world weíre living in.
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Re: Canceled movies you really wanted to see?

Thatís a good one. I loved what he did with first.
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Re: Canceled movies you really wanted to see?

GDT's At the Mountains of Madness would have been great. Tom Cruise was set to star, James Cameron was producing, and GDT adapted it/directed it.
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Re: Canceled movies you really wanted to see?

The further Twin Peaks movies David Lynch and Robert Engels were thinking about before Fire Walk With Me was received so badly.
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Old 01-09-23, 06:34 PM
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Re: Canceled movies you really wanted to see?

I would have also been interested in the Real Genius remake. The one that raped my childhood. 😜
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Re: Canceled movies you really wanted to see?

Number one is easily Shadow Company. Directed by John Carpenter, Written by Shane Black, Fred Dekker & Walter Hill starring Kurt Russell. Fuck that would have been amazing.
Number two is At The Mountains Of Madness. I wonít give up hope on that one until GDT retires.
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Re: Canceled movies you really wanted to see?

These three probably would have been disasters, but I'd still loved to have seen them:

Star Trek: Planet of the Titans
Alejando Jodorowsky's Dune
John Boorman's Lord of the Rings

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Nic Cage as Superman! 😂



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Re: Canceled movies you really wanted to see?

George Miller’s Justice League: Mortal.
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Re: Canceled movies you really wanted to see?

Coppola's proposed Godfather Part IV, which would have intercut DeNiro playing Vito during the '30s with Andy Garcia as the Don in the 80s.
That could have been interesting
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Re: Canceled movies you really wanted to see?

Guillermo Del Toro's Dark Universe (a.k.a. Justice League: Dark).
Quentin Tarantino's Star Trek (Kelvin Timeline) sequel.
George Miller's Justice League: Mortal.
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Coppola's proposed Godfather Part IV, which would have intercut DeNiro playing Vito during the '30s with Andy Garcia as the Don in the 80s.
That could have been interesting
Weren't they also planning on having DiCaprio pay a young Sonny in that?
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I had never heard that. That would have been amazing. He had great chemistry with DeNiro in This Boy's Life.
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Re: Canceled movies you really wanted to see?



Yes, this was real. It was cancelled after the disaster that IV was. But, I would have watched it. Supposedly the late Albert Pyun was attached to direct.
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Re: Canceled movies you really wanted to see?

I've often thought about being able to see any movie that could've been made. (not just anything, but a film that had a reasonable chance of happening)

Bunch of Arnold films:
Crusade
I Am Legend
King Conan

Burton's third Batman film
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Re: Canceled movies you really wanted to see?

I'll go with Raimi's Spider-man 4.

Not sure how far it got, but The Dark Tower epic series -> movie- > series -> movie ->etc. saga and not the abbreviated single movie we got that was loosely inspired by 7 novels and four decades of novels. Although this concept was recently revived last month, so we'll see where it goes.

There was probably little chance it was going to be good, but I totally wanted to check out Jason Momoa's remake of the Crow.
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Re: Canceled movies you really wanted to see?

Beatles Lord of the Rings
Rian Johnson Episode IX
Every cancelled Batman
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Old 01-09-23, 08:24 PM
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Re: Canceled movies you really wanted to see?

This belongs in the Development Hell sub-thread, but any version of Stephen King's The Long Walk. Love that f-in' book.
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Re: Canceled movies you really wanted to see?

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Not sure how far it got, but The Dark Tower epic series -> movie- > series -> movie ->etc. saga and not the abbreviated single movie we got that was loosely inspired by 7 novels and four decades of novels. Although this concept was recently revived last month, so we'll see where it goes.
Not just an abbreviated single movie but in an age of 3 hour epics being commonplace, we got a single 90 minute movie. Seriously, WTF?!
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Re: Canceled movies you really wanted to see?

Maybe it was never greenlighted or in the planning stages

E.T. Part II
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Also was really looking forward to 23 Jump Street with them as Men in Black.
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Re: Canceled movies you really wanted to see?

Edge of Tomorrow 2
Superman Lives
The Divergent Series: Allegiant - Part 2
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The fifth Matt Helm movie, The Ravagers, teased at the end of The Wrecking Crew.
Conan the Conqueror. Another Conan with Arnold can still happen.
Saw Schwarzenegger on Johnny Carson once. Carson asked him what his next movie is. Arnold said it was Sgt. Rock based on DC comic. That never happened.
In the early eighties Spielberg bought the film rights to DC comic Blackhawk. Never did anything with it.
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Re: Canceled movies you really wanted to see?

Stanley Kubrick's Napoleon film
David Lean's Nostromo
GDT'sAt the Mountains of Madness
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Re: Canceled movies you really wanted to see?

The sequel to Bubba Ho-Tep that was mentioned after the end credits. I don't think it was ever started in order to be properly canceled.
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