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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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    John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman

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    Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Olivia de Havilland

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    Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre

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    Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Chris Isaak

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    Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall

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    Morgan Freeman, Rita Hayworth, Tim Robbins

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    added by wiabux Michael J. Fox, Lea Thompson, Jason Hervey

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    Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Jared Leto

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    Malcolm McDowell, Steven Berkoff, Warren Clarke

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    Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall

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    Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Robert MacNaughton

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    Billy Crystal, Fred Savage, Robin Wright

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    James Stewart, Donna Reed, Ward Bond

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    Charlie Sheen, Jeffrey Jones, Matthew Broderick

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    added by laaaarrge Tom Hanks, Haley Joel Osment, Kurt Russell

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    Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz, Elizabeth Perkins

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    Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers

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    John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Sid Caesar

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    Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Michael Shannon

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    Julianne Moore, Tara Reid, Jeff Bridges

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    Susan Sarandon, Meat Loaf, Tim Curry

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    Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt, Ian Holm

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    Darren McGavin, Zack Ward, Peter Billingsley

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    Tom Cruise, Dustin Hoffman, Valeria Golino

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    Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren, Jessica Tandy

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    Judd Nelson, Anthony Michael Hall, Molly Ringwald

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    Alice Cooper, Mike Myers, Tia Carrere

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    Kevin Bacon, John Belushi, Donald Sutherland

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    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Leslie Nielsen, Ethel Merman

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    Billy Crystal, Fran Drescher, Rob Reiner

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    Jodie Foster, Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese

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    Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci

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    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Costner

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    Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, John Cusack

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    Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Brett Ratner

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    Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Jason Alexander

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    Chevy Chase, Bill Murray, Rodney Dangerfield

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    Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder, Geena Davis

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    Meg Ryan, Billy Crystal, Carrie Fisher

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    Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah, Sean Young

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    Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, J. T. Walsh

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    Sharon Stone, Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci

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    Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn, Forest Whitaker

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    Bill Murray, Dustin Hoffman, Geena Davis

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    Elisha Cuthbert, Snoop Dogg, Will Ferrell

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    Milla Jovovich, Ben Affleck, Matthew McConaughey

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    Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, Roman Polanski

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    Bill Murray, John Candy, Dennis Quaid

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    Jennifer Aniston, Mike Judge, Orlando Jones

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