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Movies That Should Never Be Remade

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List Criteria: Vote for the movies that are great the way they are and should never be remade

Some of the worst Hollywood movies of all time happened because an executive somewhere decided it would be a great money making venture to remake some of the greatest movies of all time (*cough*Psycho*cough*). The classic movies on this list of movies that shouldn't be remade are revered because they are inimitable, yet somehow, movie executives keep dredging their vaults and resurrecting movies that were already brilliant in misguided efforts to make them "better" (well, probably just to make money, let's be real). 

The scary thing about making a list of movies that should not be remade is the possibility that a decision maker somewhere will see the list and decide it's the perfect place to start looking for new movie ideas. There are sadly some movies, like The Blues Brothers, The Karate Kid, and The Wizard of Oz, that cannot be included on a list of films that shouldn't be redone. 

What classic movies should never be remade? What film will Hollywood ruin next? These classic films are on this movies that should not be remade list because they were amazing the first time around and don't need to be "improved". Vote for the movies you could never imagine being inhabited by a new cast and add any great movies that shouldn't be redone that might be missing.
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    Tom Hanks, Kurt Russell, Sally Field

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    Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz, Elizabeth Perkins

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    Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall

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    Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Olivia de Havilland

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    Morgan Freeman, Rita Hayworth, Tim Robbins

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    Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson

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    Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Chris Isaak

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    Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach

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    Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick, Jeffrey Jones

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    Harrison Ford, Alfred Molina, Karen Allen

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    Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Debra Winger

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    Corey Feldman, Josh Brolin, Sean Astin

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    Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Elsa Lanchester

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    Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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    Darren McGavin, Melinda Dillon, Zack Ward

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    Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant

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    Steven Spielberg, Richard Dreyfuss, Roy Scheider

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    Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, John Cusack

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    Susan Sarandon, Tim Curry, Meat Loaf

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    James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore

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    Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre

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    Kirsten Dunst, Robin Williams, Patricia Clarkson

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    Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers

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    Mel Blanc, Cliff Edwards, Frankie Darro

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    Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall

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    Tom Cruise, Dustin Hoffman, Valeria Golino

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    Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, J. T. Walsh

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    Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Hank Azaria

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    Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia

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    Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder, Geena Davis

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    Alice Cooper, Mike Myers, Rob Lowe

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    Michelle Pfeiffer, Al Pacino, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

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    Meg Ryan, Billy Crystal, Carrie Fisher

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    Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton, Frank Morgan

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    Brad Pitt, Jared Leto, Helena Bonham Carter

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    Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci

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    Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck, William Windom

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    Jim Carrey, Courteney Cox, Dan Marino

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    Sylvester Stallone, Joe Frazier, Burgess Meredith

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    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Costner

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    Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Michael Shannon

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    Kevin Bacon, John Belushi, Donald Sutherland

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    Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Morgan Freeman

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    Keanu Reeves, Hugo Weaving, Carrie-Anne Moss

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    Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield

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    Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair

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    Keanu Reeves, George Carlin, Jane Wiedlin

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