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Old 06-15-2012, 06:14 PM
 
Location: Nesconset, NY
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What movie would you like to see be remade?

For reasons such as: because it was bad but could be a lot better, because new digital technology would improve its special effects, because more lax censorship would add to the storytelling, etc.)?
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Old 06-16-2012, 03:03 PM
 
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I have a list, but it's a secret.
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Old 06-16-2012, 03:35 PM
 
Location: Maine
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If you're going to remake a movie (even a bad one), do something new. But who wants a new version of a bad movie? Take a great movie and make it different. I'd love to see...

The Outlaw Josey Wales redone in a medieval or science fiction setting.

JAWS as a fantasy. Instead of a shark, make it a dragon or some other monster.

The Road Warrior as a Western.

Apocalypse Now, only instead of Vietnam, set it during the fall of the Roman Empire.

Treasure Island is begging to be made into a science fiction movie.
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Old 06-17-2012, 02:18 PM
 
Location: Glasgow Scotland
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I just dont get remakes... why I wonder.. we have Mildred Pierce , a fantastic film acted so well by Joan Crawford, Ann Blyth and Jack Carson.. who in their right mind thought they could better it... I just hope some Betts Davis classics dont get copied soon.. surely someone will have more sense than to try... its all dismal imitation to me and better to leave the classics where they are.. when movies were great.
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Old 06-17-2012, 08:01 PM
 
Location: Nesconset, NY
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Last night, on Netflix, I came up with one: Deep Space (1988) - IMDb. While it was cool to see Catwoman again (Julie Newmar) and Ron Glass (Det. Ron Harris on Barney Miller) this movie seemed to have been written and directed by a high school fillm/drama class.

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Old 06-17-2012, 10:55 PM
 
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Remake Pearl Harbor, only this time with some good writing, a good story and some characters I'd actually care about.
Also, remake the movie, The Long Goodbye, based on the Raymond Chandler classic detective novel. The director Robert Altman's movie is a tragedy and an insult to the original source material.
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