Movies they SHOULD remake and sequelby 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
Lost on an island, young survivors of a plane crash eventually revert to savagery despite the few rational boys' attempts to prevent that.
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
Rudyard Kipling's classic tale of Mowgli, the orphaned jungle boy raised by wolves, and how he becomes king of the jungle.
Votes: 14,192 | Gross: $44.34M
Re-make with new technology
3. Pure Luck (1991)
PG | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
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 »
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
To impress his new girlfriend, a man agrees to look after her friend's kids, only to find that they are uncontrollably rambunctious.
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
In order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of misfits set out to find a pirate's ancient valuable treasure.
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
While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride.
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
A ship sent to investigate a wave of mysterious sinkings encounters the advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo.
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
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.
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
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.
Charles Mesure (hunted) and Vincent Cassel (hunter)
10. The NeverEnding Story (1984)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
A troubled boy dives into a wondrous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book.
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
The globe-trotting adventures of amateur detectives Jonathan and Jennifer Hart.
Definately should make this into a movie. Trying to think of the cast...
12. Como agua para chocolate (1992)
R | 105 min | Drama, Romance
When tradition prevents her from marrying the man she loves, a young woman discovers she has a unique talent for cooking.
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
The cases of an undercover police unit composed of young looking officers specializing in youth crime.
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
A romance writer sets off to Colombia to ransom her kidnapped sister, and soon finds herself in the middle of a dangerous adventure.
Votes: 70,295 | Gross: $76.57M
Remake with hmm...give me a sec to think of some people
Ryan Reynolds and Rachel McAdams!