Movies they SHOULD remake and sequel

by DejaJoli | created - 04 Oct 2011 | updated - 10 May 2012 | Public

Since it has officially become the age of re-making movies and sequel-ing movies, let's try re-making and sequel-ing some of the good ones (there is nothing worse than wasting money on a bad movie idea TWICE).

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1. Lord of the Flies (1963)

Not Rated | 92 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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Lost on an island, young survivors of a plane crash eventually revert to savagery despite the few rational boys' attempts to prevent that.

Director: Peter Brook | Stars: James Aubrey, Tom Chapin, Hugh Edwards, Roger Elwin

Votes: 14,878

Re-make w/ new technology and all those kids from Super 8 (if they aren't too old).

2. The Jungle Book (1994)

PG | 111 min | Adventure, Family, Romance

6.0
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Rudyard Kipling's classic tale of Mowgli, the orphaned jungle boy raised by wolves, and how he becomes king of the jungle.

Director: Stephen Sommers | Stars: Jason Scott Lee, Cary Elwes, Lena Headey, Sam Neill

Votes: 14,192 | Gross: $44.34M

Re-make with new technology

3. Pure Luck (1991)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

5.7
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The daughter of a wealthy businessman has disappeared in Mexico, and all the efforts to find her have been unsuccessful. A psychologist, knowing that the girl has an ultra bad luck, ... See full summary »

Director: Nadia Tass | Stars: Martin Short, Danny Glover, Sheila Kelley, Sam Wanamaker

Votes: 5,684 | Gross: $22.64M

Re-Make: I'm seeing Damon Wayan's Jr and Zach Galifianakis

4. Bébé's Kids (1992)

PG-13 | 72 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

5.5
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To impress his new girlfriend, a man agrees to look after her friend's kids, only to find that they are uncontrollably rambunctious.

Director: Bruce W. Smith | Stars: Faizon Love, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Robin Harris, Wayne Collins

Votes: 3,509 | Gross: $8.44M

Live Action version please... or possibly the Vegas sequel they alluded to.

5. The Goonies (1985)

PG | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.8
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60 Metascore

In order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of misfits set out to find a pirate's ancient valuable treasure.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen, Corey Feldman

Votes: 198,506 | Gross: $61.50M

Only, and I mean ONLY, if it can be done properly. On second thought, maybe just a sequel.

6. The Princess Bride (1987)

PG | 98 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

8.1
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77 Metascore

While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright, Chris Sarandon

Votes: 327,678 | Gross: $30.86M

Sequel- I want to see their kids go on an adventure

7. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)

G | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.2
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A ship sent to investigate a wave of mysterious sinkings encounters the advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas, Peter Lorre

Votes: 24,245 | Gross: $28.20M

Re-Make with new technology and only if it's going to be Blockbuster movie quality. No B-Movie Sharktopuses.

8. Strangers on a Train (1951)

PG | 101 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

8.0
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A psychotic socialite confronts a pro tennis star with a theory on how two complete strangers can get away with murder - a theory that he plans to implement.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Farley Granger, Robert Walker, Ruth Roman, Leo G. Carroll

Votes: 107,227 | Gross: $7.63M

Re-Make: I'm seeing James Caviezel and Cillian Murphy

9. The Most Dangerous Game (1932)

Not Rated | 63 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery

7.2
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An insane hunter arranges for a ship to be wrecked on an island where he can indulge in some sort of hunting and killing of the passengers.

Directors: Irving Pichel, Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Joel McCrea, Fay Wray, Leslie Banks, Robert Armstrong

Votes: 8,052

Charles Mesure (hunted) and Vincent Cassel (hunter)

10. The NeverEnding Story (1984)

PG | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.4
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46 Metascore

A troubled boy dives into a wondrous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach, Gerald McRaney

Votes: 110,529 | Gross: $20.16M

Courtesy of live710.

This would be great with Ryan Lee as Bastian and Elle Fanning as The Childlike Empress

11. Hart to Hart (1979–1984)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.7
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The globe-trotting adventures of amateur detectives Jonathan and Jennifer Hart.

Stars: Robert Wagner, Stefanie Powers, Lionel Stander, Lee Wilkof

Votes: 4,294

Definately should make this into a movie. Trying to think of the cast...

12. Como agua para chocolate (1992)

R | 105 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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86 Metascore

When tradition prevents her from marrying the man she loves, a young woman discovers she has a unique talent for cooking.

Director: Alfonso Arau | Stars: Marco Leonardi, Lumi Cavazos, Regina Torné, Mario Iván Martínez

Votes: 14,738 | Gross: $21.67M

I know this wasn't that long ago but I missed it.

13. 21 Jump Street (1987–1991)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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The cases of an undercover police unit composed of young looking officers specializing in youth crime.

Stars: Johnny Depp, Dustin Nguyen, Peter DeLuise, Holly Robinson Peete

Votes: 9,312

More serious version than the one Jonah Hill wrote that's coming out in 2012. Jackson Rathbone as Tom Hanson (Johnny Depp's Character).

14. Romancing the Stone (1984)

PG | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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63 Metascore

A romance writer sets off to Colombia to ransom her kidnapped sister, and soon finds herself in the middle of a dangerous adventure.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Zack Norman

Votes: 70,295 | Gross: $76.57M

Remake with hmm...give me a sec to think of some people

Ryan Reynolds and Rachel McAdams!