'80s Movie Remakesby BatBanks | created - 03 Dec 2014 | updated - 9 months ago | Public
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1. RoboCop (2014)
PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
In 2028 Detroit, when Alex Murphy, a loving husband, father and good cop, is critically injured in the line of duty, the multinational conglomerate OmniCorp sees their chance for a part-man, part-robot police officer.
Votes: 200,139 | Gross: $58.61M
2. Endless Love (2014)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Romance
The story of a privileged girl and a charismatic boy whose instant desire sparks a love affair made only more reckless by parents trying to keep them apart.
Votes: 36,414 | Gross: $23.39M
4. Fright Night (2011)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Horror
After a new neighbor moved into the house next door, Charley discovers that he is an ancient vampire and goes in search for the help of Peter Vincent, a famous "vampire killer" to save his neighborhood from the creature.
Votes: 92,105 | Gross: $18.30M
5. The A-Team (2010)
PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A group of Iraq War veterans look to clear their name with the U.S. Military, who suspect the four men of committing a crime for which they were framed.
Votes: 229,302 | Gross: $77.22M
6. 21 Jump Street (2012)
R | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A pair of underachieving cops are sent back to a local high school to blend in and bring down a synthetic drug ring.
Votes: 460,529 | Gross: $138.45M
7. Fame (2009)
PG | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
An updated version of the musical Fame (1980), which centered on the students of the New York Academy of Performing Arts.
Votes: 15,079 | Gross: $22.46M
8. The Karate Kid (2010)
PG | 140 min | Action, Drama, Family
Work causes a single mother to move to China with her young son; in his new home, the boy embraces kung fu, taught to him by a master.
Votes: 139,905 | Gross: $176.59M
9. Conan the Barbarian (2011)
R | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A vengeful barbarian warrior sets off to get his revenge on the evil warlord who attacked his village and murdered his father when he was a boy.
Votes: 88,396 | Gross: $21.30M
10. Clash of the Titans (2010)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Perseus demigod, son of Zeus, battles the minions of the underworld to stop them from conquering heaven and earth.
Votes: 249,221 | Gross: $163.21M
11. Footloose (2011)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
City teenager Ren MacCormack moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace.
Votes: 41,749 | Gross: $51.80M
12. Hairspray (2007)
PG | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.
Votes: 108,896 | Gross: $118.87M
14. Miami Vice (2006)
R | 134 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Based on the 1980s TV action/drama, this update focuses on vice detectives Crockett and Tubbs as their respective personal and professional lives become dangerously intertwined.
Votes: 100,215 | Gross: $63.45M
15. Friday the 13th (2009)
R | 97 min | Horror
A group of young adults discover a boarded up Camp Crystal Lake, where they soon encounter Jason Voorhees and his deadly intentions.
Votes: 85,258 | Gross: $65.00M
16. A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)
R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
The spectre of a dead child rapist haunts the children of the parents who murdered him, stalking and killing them in their dreams.
Votes: 82,775 | Gross: $63.08M
19. My Bloody Valentine (2009)
R | 101 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Tom returns to his hometown on the tenth anniversary of the Valentine's night massacre that claimed the lives of 22 people. Instead of a homecoming, Tom finds himself suspected of committing the murders, and it seems like his old flame is the only one that believes he's innocent.
Votes: 49,252 | Gross: $51.55M
20. Prom Night (I) (2008)
PG-13 | 88 min | Horror, Mystery
Donna's senior prom is supposed to be the best night of her life, though a sadistic killer from her past has different plans for her and her friends.
Votes: 30,497 | Gross: $43.87M
21. Sleepaway Camp (I)
Horror | Announced
A remake of the 1983 horror film about a an overnight summer camp that goes horribly wrong.
22. Love Don't Cost a Thing (2003)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama
High school loser (Cannon) pays a cheerleader (Milian) to pose as his girlfriend so he can be considered cool. Remake of 1987's 'Can't Buy Me Love,' starring Patrick Dempsey.
Votes: 7,287 | Gross: $21.90M
Action, Drama, Mystery | Announced
The leader of a biker gang tries to save his kidnapped friend from a powerful supernatural experiment.
24. Evil Dead (2013)
R | 91 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Five friends head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods.
Votes: 141,556 | Gross: $54.24M
25. The Stepfather (2009)
PG-13 | 101 min | Crime, Thriller
Michael returns home from military school to find his mother happily in love and living with her new boyfriend. As the two men get to know each other, he becomes more and more suspicious of the man who is always there with a helpful hand.
Votes: 26,455 | Gross: $29.06M
Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi | Announced
A child returns after disappearing for over a decade - and the world has aged without him.
29. Annie (2014)
PG | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A foster kid, who lives with her mean foster mom, sees her life change when business tycoon and New York City mayoral candidate Will Stacks makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in.
Votes: 29,897 | Gross: $85.91M
31. Pet Sematary (2019)
Horror | Post-production
Louis Creed, his wife Rachel and their two children Gage and Ellie move to a rural home where they are welcomed and enlightened about the eerie 'Pet Sematary' located near their home. After... See full summary »
32. Poltergeist (2015)
PG-13 | 93 min | Horror, Thriller
A family whose suburban home is haunted by evil forces must come together to rescue their youngest daughter after the apparitions take her captive.
Votes: 49,750 | Gross: $47.43M
33. The Naked Gun
Comedy | Announced
The continuing misadventures of Detective Frank Drebin. A remake of the 1988 comedy based on the TV series, "Police Squad!".
Adventure, Drama, Fantasy | Announced
Bastian Balthazar Bux discovers a parallel world in a book. As he immerses himself in the story, his life becomes intertwined with the plot, in which a hero in the land of Fantasia must save the universe on behalf of an empress.
37. Time Bandits
Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy | Announced
A young boy discovers a time traveling portal in his bedroom. A remake of Terry Gilliam's 1981 film, "Time Bandits".
40. Heavy Metal
Animation, Action, Fantasy | Announced
A series of animated shorts inspired by the 1981 cult-favorite film.
46. Weird Science
Comedy, Fantasy | Announced
Two socially-awkward nerds create the perfect woman using a computer.
49. Vacation (I) (2015)
R | 99 min | Adventure, Comedy
Rusty Griswold takes his own family on a road trip to "Walley World" in order to spice things up with his wife and reconnect with his sons.
Votes: 83,074 | Gross: $58.88M
50. The Equalizer (2014)
R | 132 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A man believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and has dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when he meets a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by - he has to help her.
Votes: 274,950 | Gross: $101.53M
Adventure, Family, Mystery | Announced
A teenage Sherlock Holmes and John Watson meet at a British boarding school and begin investigating a series of mysterious crimes.
53. Angel Heart
Drama, Mystery, Thriller | Announced
A New York detective encounters supernatural forces while working his latest case: An effort to locate a once-popular performer who is indebted to the detective's mysterious client.
55. Gloria (1999)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A street-wise, middle-aged moll named Gloria stands up against the mobs, which is complicated by a six-year-old urchin with a will of his own who she reluctantly takes under her wing after ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,893 | Gross: $4.16M
56. Day of the Dead (2008 Video)
R | 86 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
When a small Colorado town is overrun by the flesh hungry dead a small group of survivors try to escape in a last ditch effort to stay alive.
57. City of Angels (1998)
PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Inspired by the modern classic, Wings of Desire, City involves an angel (Cage) who is spotted by a doctor in an operating room. Franz plays Cage's buddy who somehow knows a lot about angels.
Votes: 103,755 | Gross: $78.69M
58. April Fool's Day (2008 Video)
Unrated | 91 min | Horror
A year after an April Fool's Day prank which resulted in the death of one of their set, a group of friends find themselves targeted by someone who is out for revenge.
The Wonderful World of Disney (1995–2005)
Unrated | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A little orphan girl catches the attention of a kind man named Mr. Warbucks, who wants to adopt her, but the cruel, strict orphanage owner has a scheme to keep Annie - and her reward money.
61. Sorority Row (2009)
R | 101 min | Horror, Mystery
A group of sorority sisters try to cover up the death of their house-sister after a prank gone wrong, only to be stalked by a serial killer.
Votes: 26,155 | Gross: $11.96M
62. Shiva (2006)
160 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Sangli-based Shiva Kumar re-locates to Mumbai to live with his brother, Daksh; Bhabi, Manasi; and their son. He gets recruited as a Sub-Inspector with Mumbai Police, and Manasi hopes that ... See full summary »
64. Pure Luck (1991)
PG | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
The daughter of a wealthy businessman has disappeared in Mexico, and all the efforts to find her have been unsuccessful. A psychologist, knowing that the girl has an ultra bad luck, ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,833 | Gross: $22.64M
65. Pathfinder (2007)
R | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A Viking boy is left behind after his clan battles a Native American tribe. Raised within the tribe, he ultimately becomes their savior in a fight against the Norsemen.
Votes: 39,858 | Gross: $10.23M
66. Paradise (I) (1991)
PG-13 | 111 min | Drama
Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson (at the time married to each other) play Lily and Ben Reed, a young couple torn apart by a family tragedy. It would take a miracle to rekindle their love ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,471 | Gross: $18.63M
Horror | Announced
The next chapter in the cult classic franchise.
72. Silent Night (I) (2012)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery
The police force of a remote Midwestern town search for a killer Santa Claus who is picking off citizens on Christmas Eve.
Votes: 6,451 | Gross: $0.01M
76. Ghostbusters (2016)
PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat.
Votes: 174,488 | Gross: $128.34M
78. The Watcher in the Woods (2017)
TV-PG | 87 min | Horror
Mrs. Aylwood is a distraught mother since her daughter, Karen, vanished in the Welsh countryside 30 years ago. When the Carstairs family move into the Aylwood manor for the summer., strange... See full summary »