Movies That Should Never Be Remade Films
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Movies That Should Never Be Remade

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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    Morgan Freeman, Rita Hayworth, Tim Robbins

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    Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall

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    Tom Hanks, Haley Joel Osment, Kurt Russell

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    Steven Spielberg, Richard Dreyfuss, Robert Shaw

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    John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman

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    Michael J. Fox, Lea Thompson, Jason Hervey

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    Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre

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    Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Chris Isaak

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    Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Olivia de Havilland

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    Charlie Sheen, Jeffrey Jones, Matthew Broderick

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    Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall

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    James Stewart, Donna Reed, Ward Bond

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    Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Robert MacNaughton

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    Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Jared Leto

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    Billy Crystal, Fred Savage, Robin Wright

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    Susan Sarandon, Meat Loaf, Tim Curry

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    Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck, William Windom

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    Darren McGavin, Zack Ward, Peter Billingsley

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    Malcolm McDowell, Steven Berkoff, Warren Clarke

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    Judd Nelson, Anthony Michael Hall, Molly Ringwald

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    Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt, Ian Holm

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    John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Sid Caesar

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    Tom Cruise, Dustin Hoffman, Valeria Golino

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    Julianne Moore, Tara Reid, Jeff Bridges

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    Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz, Elizabeth Perkins

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    Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers

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    Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Michael Shannon

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    Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah, Sean Young

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    Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, John Cusack

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    Kevin Bacon, John Belushi, Donald Sutherland

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    Chevy Chase, Bill Murray, Rodney Dangerfield

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    Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren, Jessica Tandy

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    Alice Cooper, Mike Myers, Tia Carrere

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    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Leslie Nielsen, Ethel Merman

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    Jodie Foster, Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese

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    Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder, Geena Davis

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    Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Robert Davi

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    Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Brett Ratner

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    Harrison Ford, Alfred Molina, Frank Welker

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    Billy Crystal, Fran Drescher, Rob Reiner

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    Meg Ryan, Billy Crystal, Carrie Fisher

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    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Costner

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    Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci

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    Sylvester Stallone, David Caruso, Brian Dennehy

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    Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss

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    Orson Welles, Agnes Moorehead, Alan Ladd

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    Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, J. T. Walsh

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    Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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    Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, Lee Van Cleef

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    Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Jason Alexander

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