IMDb Poll Board User's Fictional Remakes by Other Directorsby Breumaster | created - 2 months ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public
I guess there is no movie dude, who never thought: "This movie should be remade". If there would be a nowerdays remake of one of these titles below, except for a new cast, a new director would have to be chosen. The director can be chosen on different matters, e.g. showing a new view on the story. Which of these fictional remakes below would you most likely want to be made? Please pick your favorite remake by also considering the mentioned titles of the filmographies and - of course - the mentioned benefit of it. Free your mind here. This is the second part of this fictional remakes series.
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1. Logan's Run (1976)
PG | 119 min | Action, Sci-Fi
An idyllic science fiction future has one major drawback: life must end at the age of thirty.
Votes: 48,233 | Gross: $25.00M
2. Godzilla (1954)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
American nuclear weapons testing results in the creation of a seemingly unstoppable, dinosaur-like beast.
Votes: 25,975 | Gross: $2.42M
Director: Ishirô Honda Wish: Darren Aronofsky Former titles: Mother! (2017), Noah (2014), The Fountain (2006)[/link] Benefit: The movie that was known for a sobering look on the Japanese' political landscape that time can be revived as vivid as shown at first time, only with a more philosophical touch and a more sensitive and aesthetic look on several characters An idea of Sparse
3. Slaughterhouse-Five (1972)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
A man named Billy Pilgrim tells the story of how he became unstuck in time and was abducted by aliens.
4. Ben (1972)
PG | 94 min | Horror, Thriller
A lonely boy befriends Ben, the leader of a violent pack of killer rats.
5. High Noon (1952)
PG | 85 min | Drama, Thriller, Western
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: 91,446 | Gross: $9.45M
Director: Fred Zinnemann Wish: Joel Coen & Ethan Coen Former titles: The Man Who Wasn't There (2001), Blood Simple (1984), Miller's Crossing (1990), Fargo (1996), True Grit (2010), No Country for Old Men (2007)[/link] Benefit: Helped by modern technologies and great own experience, Coen brothers could show their unique talent once more when improving the original one-cut experiment An idea of MAthePA
6. Making Mr. Right (1987)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
A reclusive scientist builds a robot which looks exactly like Dr. Ulysses, a scientist set to go on a long-term space mission. Since the (real) scientist seems to lack all emotions, he is ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,288 | Gross: $1.58M
Director: Susan Seidelman Wish: Spike Jonze Former titles: 'Being John Malkovich', Adaptation. (2002), Where the Wild Things Are (2009), Her (2013), Bad Grandpa (2013) (his special writing experience) Benefit: Perfect balance between sci-fi world and real human demands, comedy and drama. An idea of MAthePA
7. Do the Right Thing (1989)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama
On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.
Votes: 76,675 | Gross: $27.55M
Director: Spike Lee Wish: F. Gary Gray Former titles: Friday (1995), The Italian Job (2003), Straight Outta Compton (2015), Men in Black: International (2019) Benefit: Getting the feeling of the streets in present time with good recent (hip hop) music, a stylish cinematography and good action scenes An idea of Hoekki
8. Charlie's Angels (2019)
Action, Adventure, Comedy | Post-production
Reboot of the 2000 action comedy based on the 1970s television series. A new generation of private detectives working for the mysterious Charlie.
9. Alive (1993)
R | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A Uruguayan rugby team stranded in the snow swept Andes are forced to use desperate measures to survive after a plane crash.
Votes: 46,698 | Gross: $36.73M
Director: Frank Marshall Wish: Alejandro G. Iñárritu Former titles: The Revenant (2015), Biutiful (2010), Babel (2006) Benefit: a larger-than-life story that also starts with an accident (a recurring theme in Inarritu's films) bringing many characters together and forcing them to transcend their capabilities for better or for worse An idea of ElMaruecan82
10. The Beast Must Die (1974)
PG | 93 min | Horror, Mystery
Eight people have been invited to an island estate for the weekend. One of them is a werewolf. Can you guess which one?
Director: Paul Annett Wish: Kenneth Branagh Former titles: Cinderella (2015), Murder on the Orient Express (2017), Hamlet (1996), Thor (2011) Benefit: The story would be told more fluent in a faster rhythm with better monster action and the dialogues would get more to the point An idea of NarniaIsAwesome
11. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Not Rated | 96 min | Horror
A ragtag group of Pennsylvanians barricade themselves in an old farmhouse to remain safe from a bloodthirsty, flesh-eating breed of monsters who are ravaging the East Coast of the United States.
Votes: 106,633 | Gross: $0.09M
Director: George A. Romero Wish: Tim Burton Former titles: Edward Scissorhands (1990), Corpse Bride (2005), Frankenweenie (2012), The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) Benefit: A genre change from horror to comedy with Bruce Campbell as the lead (real action movie, not animated) An idea of Ed_Jones_XLIX
12. The Girl on the Train (I) (2016)
R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A divorcee becomes entangled in a missing persons investigation that promises to send shockwaves throughout her life.
Votes: 154,626 | Gross: $75.40M