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Movie Re-makes! Yes and Nos!

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Seeing as we are stuck in a day and age with never ending movie re-makes...

What movies do you think should be remade and what movies should never be touched again?

I'd like to see them remake Super Mario Bros, because anything will be better than that first movie. X'D

I also think they should remake X-Men and completely relaunch the movie franchise like they did with Hulk.

Jaws should never be re-made. That movie is perfect. ^_^


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Starship Troopers (This time follow the book, use real actors (all the actors in the first one where great but the other two movies had shitty c ranked actors), don't fuck up movie 2 and 3 by changing the cast.

Who framed roger rabbit, only replace the rabbit him with the joker XD.

Broke Back Mountain, only replace it with two girls.


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Last remake I saw I didn't know it was a remake, Death Race.

It's hard to say... Mad Max?... 1st one sucked, but the sequels were better... Meh I'd rather not see an explosion of remakes until 3D looks real enough not to rely on generic actors... I guess also a remake of Robocop 2 & scrap whatever Robocop 3 was for that remake.

Oh!... How about The Network starring Sean Connery!...


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The whole purpose of remakes to me is special effects and not relying too much on storylines. Yesterday I saw Get Smart and I laughed my ass off because that movie I thought was great with humor and special effects. I haven't seen its original series in the 70s(?) I suppose so I didn't waste my time compare how accurate that movie was with the original series. So I don't see the point of re-re-remake of things that probably similar to a decade old special effects and probably suck it more on the storyline. The only things that have a shot at is of those that are old series/movies imo.

For example..if some idiot really wants to remake or make a sequel of Titanic, let it mangle with extra background touch like a similar eventish disaster in outer space because you have already done in the earth. Bring something new to it. Don't repeat the same shit over and over.


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The whole purpose of remakes to me is special effects and not relying too much on story lines. Yesterday I saw Get Smart and I laughed my ass off because that movie I thought was great with humor and special effects. I haven't seen its original series in the 70s(?) I suppose so I didn't waste my time compare how accurate that movie was with the original series. So I don't see the point of re-re-remake of things that probably similar to a decade old special effects and probably suck it more on the storyline. The only things that have a shot at is of those that are old series/movies imo.
I saw the series & prefer it over the movie, but still liked the movie. Mainly because I prefer the original Maxwell Smart's voice. I didn't really watch the series though after he & 99 had kids.

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For example..if some idiot really wants to remake or make a sequel of Titanic, let it mangle with extra background touch like a similar eventish disaster in outer space because you have already done in the earth. Bring something new to it. Don't repeat the same shit over and over.

Sequel of Titanic haha! The day that happens is the day we will know Hollywood is getting desperate and running out of ideas.


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Sequel of Titanic haha! The day that happens is the day we will know Hollywood is getting desperate and running out of ideas.

I thought they already were. Why else would we be innudated with crappy supposed-to-be-comedies like Balls of Fury? *gag*


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For example..if some idiot really wants to remake or make a sequel of Titanic, let it mangle with extra background touch like a similar eventish disaster in outer space because you have already done in the earth. Bring something new to it. Don't repeat the same shit over and over.

Sequel of Titanic haha! The day that happens is the day we will know Hollywood is getting desperate and running out of ideas.
Wait... they already did that with an episode of Futurama...

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I thought they already were. Why else would we be innudated with crappy supposed-to-be-comedies like Balls of Fury? *gag*

True, I retract my comment.


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