Red Dawn, Straw Dogs, Total Recall
, Evil Dead, Halloween, Carrie, Fright Night
. It’s well-known and acknowledged by now that Hollywood has been relying more and more heavily on reboots, remakes and sequels in the last few years. Many see this as a serious dearth of creativity and one of the most disappointing consequences of the studios’ increasingly risk-averse business mentality. This is all basically true. For every one decent to good remake or sequel (Dredd, Girl With the Dragon Tattoo) there are five, ten or twenty terrible and misguided ones.
Assuming that this trend doesn’t end any time in the near future, we can expect to start seeing more contemporary movies being remade over the coming decades. Which movies will get this treatment next? There’s no way to know, but here are ten that could very easily become victims over a long enough timeline.
10. Fight Club