Don't Ever Remake These!by jwoehr | created - 17 Aug 2011 | updated - 18 Aug 2011 | Public
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1. Back to the Future (1985)
PG | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown.
Votes: 842,471 | Gross: $210.61M
3. Ghostbusters (1984)
PG | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Three former parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.
Votes: 302,354 | Gross: $238.63M
Who knows if part 3 will ever get off the ground, so I wouldn't be surprised if we get a remake if part 3 never happens.
5. The Lost Boys (1987)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Horror
After moving to a new town, two brothers discover that the area is a haven for vampires.
Votes: 102,888 | Gross: $32.22M
Yeah, we recently got made for dvd sequels, but that doesn't mean we won't get a remake sometime down the line. They are already remake other teen vampire flicks from the 80's as it is!
6. Lethal Weapon (1987)
R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A veteran policeman, Murtaugh, is partnered with a younger, suicidal officer, Riggs. They both have one thing in common: hating working in pairs. Now they must learn to work with one another to stop a gang of drug smugglers.
Votes: 208,485 | Gross: $65.21M
Mark Wahlberg and Samuel L. Jackson ? No thank you!
7. Jaws (1975)
PG | 124 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
A local sheriff, a marine biologist and an old seafarer team up to hunt down a great white shark wrecking havoc in a beach resort.
Votes: 467,762 | Gross: $260.00M
9. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
PG | 138 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
After an accidental encounter with otherworldly vessels, an ordinary man follows a series of psychic clues to the first scheduled meeting between representatives of Earth and visitors from the cosmos.
Votes: 156,057 | Gross: $132.09M
11. Beetlejuice (1988)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy
When a recently-deceased ghost couple find their now-vacant home invaded by an obnoxious family, they hire a sleazy ghost who gets rid of humans to help them.
Votes: 212,926 | Gross: $73.71M
12. Point Break (1991)
R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
An FBI agent goes undercover to catch a gang of surfers who may be bank robbers.
Votes: 127,062 | Gross: $43.22M
Hey, they are remaking Near Dark, that's from the same director.
13. Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
PG | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them.
Votes: 119,908 | Gross: $130.72M
The Robert Rodriguez remake in 4-D aroma scope ? No thank you!
14. Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
PG | 104 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A toon-hating detective is a cartoon rabbit's only hope to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder.
Votes: 156,710 | Gross: $156.45M
A Total Recall sequel was rumored for years and years as well and now we just have a bad remake to look forward to!
15. Dick Tracy (1990)
PG | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
The comic strip detective finds his life vastly complicated when Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards him while he is trying to battle Big Boy Caprice's united mob.
Votes: 51,114 | Gross: $103.74M
`Since the film never even got the dvd or blu-ray respect it deserves, I wouldn't be surprised if we got a new version soon.
16. North by Northwest (1959)
Not Rated | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive.
Votes: 246,611 | Gross: $13.28M
Hey, some idiot remade Psycho after all!
17. Alien (1979)
R | 116 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, its landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious lifeform, and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.
Votes: 652,189 | Gross: $78.90M
18. Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)
R | 93 min | Comedy
A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving with an obnoxious slob of a shower curtain ring salesman as his only companion.
Votes: 102,033 | Gross: $49.53M
If you don't consider Due Date a remake.
19. Harry and the Hendersons (1987)
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
The Henderson family adopt a friendly Sasquatch but have a hard time trying to keep the legend of 'Bigfoot' a secret.
Votes: 26,707 | Gross: $29.76M
20. Demolition Man (1993)
R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
A police officer is brought out of suspended animation in prison to pursue an old ultra-violent nemesis who is loose in a non-violent future society.
Votes: 136,365 | Gross: $58.06M
21. High Noon (1952)
PG | 85 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A town Marshal, despite the disagreements of his newlywed bride and the townspeople around him, must face a gang of deadly killers alone at high noon when the gang leader, an outlaw he sent up years ago, arrives on the noon train.
Votes: 85,832 | Gross: $9.45M
22. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
R | 178 min | Western
A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery.
Votes: 566,447 | Gross: $6.10M
23. Stagecoach (1939)
Not Rated | 96 min | Adventure, Western
A group of people traveling on a stagecoach find their journey complicated by the threat of Geronimo and learn something about each other in the process.
24. Rain Man (1988)
R | 133 min | Drama
Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.
Votes: 416,557 | Gross: $172.83M
25. Field of Dreams (1989)
PG | 107 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
An Iowa corn farmer, hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his fields; he does, and the 1919 Chicago White Sox come.
Votes: 93,893 | Gross: $64.43M
27. Misery (1990)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After a famous author is rescued from a car crash by a fan of his novels, he comes to realize that the care he is receiving is only the beginning of a nightmare of captivity and abuse.
Votes: 151,596 | Gross: $61.28M
Rosie O'Donnell and Ed Harris ? lol Or an all black remake with Oprah and Morgan Freeman ?
29. Vertigo (1958)
PG | 128 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
A San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.
Votes: 287,340 | Gross: $3.20M