Simpsons Episodes That Could Be Movies

Here are episodes of "The Simpsons" that are good enough to become movies.
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The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Life on the Fast Lane (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Marge contemplates an affair with a handsome bowling instructor. (22 mins.)
“ A good independent film with Daniel Day-Lewis as Jacques. ” - smcgann14
 
2.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Bart Gets Hit by a Car (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
While skateboarding down the street, Bart is hit by a car driven by Mr. Burns. Homer turns down Mr. Burns' token offer of $100, and instead hires ambulance-chaser Lionel Hutz to bring an outrageous lawsuit against the millionaire. (22 mins.)
“ The film's name would be "Lionel Hutz," focusing more on that character's effect on the iconic family. It would have Billy Bob Thorton as the title character and the Coen brothers as directors. ” - smcgann14
 
3.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: The Way We Was (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Homer and Marge tell the story of how they met and fell in love in high school. (22 mins.)
“ I just think it's a funny and somewhat unpredictable love story. ” - smcgann14
 
4.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Homer gets a crooked cable guy to install free cable in the Simpson home, and as a result, Lisa faces an ethical crisis over her family's stealing. (22 mins.)
“ An art/modern film produce by Alexander Payne. ” - smcgann14
 
5.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: When Flanders Failed (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Ned Flanders opens a mall store catering to lefties. Homer, however, wishes Flanders would fail. (22 mins.)
“ I could see it somewhat. I just not putting "Bart the Murderer" here because Martin Scorsese already made that episode into a movie. It's called "GoodFellas." BtM's a classic, though. ” - smcgann14
 
6.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Lisa's Pony (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
After ruining Lisa's performance at the school talent show, Homer tries to make it up by buying her a pony. (22 mins.)
“ I want the Farrelly brothers to direct. ” - smcgann14
 
7.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: I Married Marge (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
As Marge goes to the doctor for a pregnancy test, Homer tells the children of the events leading up to his marriage, and Bart's birth. (22 mins.)
“ Sequel to No. 3. ” - smcgann14
 
8.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Bart the Lover (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
After Mrs. Krabappel gives Bart a month of detention, he gets his revenge by responding to her newspaper singles ad. Meanwhile, Marge suggests Homer to start a swear jar to stop him cursing. (22 mins.)
“ This could be a hilarious film! Have Marisa Tomei as Krabappel. ” - smcgann14
 
9.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: The Otto Show (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
After Otto loses his job as school bus driver because he does not have a license, Bart convinces Homer and Marge to let Otto stay with them until he gets back on his feet. (22 mins.)
“ Wes Bentley as Otto. ” - smcgann14
 
10.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Kamp Krusty (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Bart and Lisa go off for the summer to Krusty's camp for kids, but instead of meeting Krusty they meet his bean-counting surrogate... (22 mins.)
“ Cute little film, until Act 2. Have direction from Shawn Levy. ” - smcgann14
 
11.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: A Streetcar Named Marge (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Marge wins the lead in a musical production of "A Streetcar Named Desire", in which Ned Flanders plays Stanley Kowalski... (22 mins.)
“ "Oh! Streetcar! The Movie" ” - smcgann14
 
12.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Mr. Plow (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Homer buys a truck with an attached snow plow after he destroys his car, and to pay for it, he starts a snow shoveling business... (22 mins.)
“ Jeff Bridges vs. Mickey Rourke. And Julie Kavner plays Marge this time. ” - smcgann14
 
13.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Selma's Choice (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Selma starts to feel broody, but after taking Bart and Lisa to Duff Gardens, she changes her mind. (22 mins.)
“ A funnier take on "Breaking the Waves." ” - smcgann14
 
14.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
After Homer forgets to pick up Bart from soccer practice, Bart joins a mentor program called Big Brothers presenting himself as an orphan... (22 mins.)
“ I heard that the role of Tom in this episode was supposed to be played by Tom Cruise. Have him executive produce this dramedy. ” - smcgann14
 
15.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Last Exit to Springfield (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
Homer becomes union leader and leads a company strike when Mr. Burns takes away the company dental plan. (22 mins.)
“ Robert redford as Mr. Burns, trying to denounce the freedom of his employees, since they are on strike. ” - smcgann14
 
16.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Bart Gets Famous (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Bart becomes an overnight sensation as the "I didn't do it" boy on Krusty the Clown's show. (22 mins.)
“ A child actor tries to make himself more than a catchphrase. Macauley Culkin writes. ” - smcgann14
 
17.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Lisa vs. Malibu Stacy (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Lisa leads a protest against a talking doll which she believes is sexist. (22 mins.)
“ Meryl Streep plays Kathleen Turner's role. ” - smcgann14
 
18.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Lisa on Ice (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Homer gives all his attention to Bart because he is the star of his hockey team, which makes Lisa jealous. But when a rival team discovers that she is an excellent goalie, Bart suddenly has a rival for Homer's attention. (22 mins.)
“ From the people who made "Fireproof" and "Courageous." ” - smcgann14
 
19.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Homer Badman (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
After a series of misunderstandings, Homer is labeled a pervert. He soon finds himself ostracized by everyone in town, and must try to clear his name. (22 mins.)
“ This is just perfect for a movie adaptation. I just think so. ” - smcgann14
 
20.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: The PTA Disbands (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Marge fills in for Mrs. Krabappel during a teachers' strike. (22 mins.)
“ Directed by Christopher Guest in his mockumentary style. ” - smcgann14
 
21.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Marge and Homer lose custody of the kids, who are sent to live at the Flanders' house. (22 mins.)
“ But switch the Flanders out and put in even more evalangical Christians, who are somewhat borderline. At least I said I wouldn't use the Flanders. ” - smcgann14
 
22.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Bart Sells His Soul (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
When Rev. Lovejoy disciplines Bart for a prank he pulled in church - he tricked the organist into playing Iron Butterfly's ""In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida" - he and co-conspirator Milhouse begin arguing over whether man really has a soul. Bart scoffs at the notion and agrees to "sell" his soul (a piece of paper with the words "Bart Simpson's Soul") to Milhouse for $5. A series of situations makes Bart realize maybe he really did sell his soul, prompting him to go all-out to get it back from Milhouse, who isn't willing to sell. Meanwhile, Moe attempts to open a family-style restaurant inside his tavern, with the gimmick that if he doesn't smile when servicing a customer, the meal is free. Moe's surly demeanor and the stress of running such a business alone conspire to do the establishment in. (22 mins.)
“ Almost thriller-like. ” - smcgann14
 
23.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Two Bad Neighbors (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Former President George Bush and his wife, Barbara, move into the Simpsons' neighborhood and soon clash with Bart and Homer. (22 mins.)
“ Bruce Willis vs. Darrell Hammond. ” - smcgann14
 
24.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Bart on the Road (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Unable to get out of a mis-scheduled spring vacation, Principal Skinner makes up the holiday "Go to... (22 mins.)
“ I love episodes where the kids do adult things, like drive a car. The trailer's music is the Benny Hill theme song. ” - smcgann14
 
25.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Much Apu About Nothing (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Anti-immigration fever sweeps Springfield, which threatens to lead to the deportation of Apu, until Homer decides to reject the mob mentality and help him become a legal citizen. (22 mins.)
“ Perfect film to be shot now. Especially with the current immigration issues. ” - smcgann14