films Movies That Should Never Be Remade

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List Rules Vote for the movies that are perfect just the way they are and should never, ever be remade.

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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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Forrest Gump is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
Forrest Gump Tom Hanks, Kurt Russell, Sally Field

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Gone with the Wind is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
Gone with the Wind Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Olivia de Havilland

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Casablanca is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
Casablanca Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre

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The Godfather is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
The Godfather Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall

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It's a Wonderful Life is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
It's a Wonderful Life James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore

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Big is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
Big Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz, Elizabeth Perkins

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The Shawshank Redemption is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
The Shawshank Redemption Morgan Freeman, Rita Hayworth, Tim Robbins

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The Silence of the Lambs is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
The Silence of the Lambs Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Chris Isaak

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Back to the Future is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
Back to the Future Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson

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Pulp Fiction is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
Pulp Fiction John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman

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Rain Man is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
Rain Man Tom Cruise, Dustin Hoffman, Valeria Golino

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The Shining is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
The Shining Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers

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The Princess Bride is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
The Princess Bride Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
Ferris Bueller's Day Off Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick, Jeffrey Jones

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Star Wars is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
Star Wars Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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Scarface is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
Scarface Michelle Pfeiffer, Al Pacino, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

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The Breakfast Club is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
The Breakfast Club Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall

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Grease is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
Grease John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing

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Indiana Jones and the Raiders ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark Harrison Ford, Alfred Molina, Karen Allen

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Fight Club is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
Fight Club Brad Pitt, Jared Leto, Helena Bonham Carter

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Beetlejuice is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
Beetlejuice Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder, Geena Davis

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Good Morning, Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
Good Morning, Vietnam Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, J. T. Walsh

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Jaws is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
Jaws Steven Spielberg, Richard Dreyfuss, Roy Scheider

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To Kill a Mockingbird is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
To Kill a Mockingbird Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck, William Windom

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Debra Winger

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Goodfellas is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
Goodfellas Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci

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The Goonies is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
The Goonies Corey Feldman, Josh Brolin, Sean Astin

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
The Rocky Horror Picture Show Susan Sarandon, Tim Curry, Meat Loaf

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A Clockwork Orange is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
A Clockwork Orange Malcolm McDowell, Warren Clarke, Steven Berkoff

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Stand by Me is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
Stand by Me Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, John Cusack

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The Wizard of Oz is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
The Wizard of Oz Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton, Frank Morgan

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A Christmas Story is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
A Christmas Story Darren McGavin, Melinda Dillon, Zack Ward

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Die Hard is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
Die Hard Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia

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Rocky is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
Rocky Sylvester Stallone, Joe Frazier, Burgess Meredith

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Apocalypse Now is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
Apocalypse Now Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall

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The Big Lebowski is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
The Big Lebowski Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, Tara Reid

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Jumanji is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
Jumanji Kirsten Dunst, Robin Williams, Patricia Clarkson

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Dirty Dancing is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
Dirty Dancing Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach

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Wayne's World is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
Wayne's World Alice Cooper, Mike Myers, Rob Lowe

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Seven is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
Seven Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Morgan Freeman

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Field of Dreams is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
Field of Dreams Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Costner

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The Matrix is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
The Matrix Keanu Reeves, Hugo Weaving, Carrie-Anne Moss

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Mary Poppins is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
Mary Poppins Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Elsa Lanchester

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Pinocchio is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
Pinocchio Mel Blanc, Cliff Edwards, Frankie Darro

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The Birds is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
The Birds Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren, Suzanne Pleshette

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Airplane! is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
Airplane! Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Leslie Nielsen, Ethel Merman

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The Exorcist is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
The Exorcist Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair

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Alien is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
Alien Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt, Ian Holm

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Groundhog Day is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
Groundhog Day Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Michael Shannon

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Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventu... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Movies That Should Never Be Remade
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure Keanu Reeves, George Carlin, Jane Wiedlin