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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    Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall

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    Morgan Freeman, Rita Hayworth, Tim Robbins

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    John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman

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    Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre

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

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

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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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    Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall

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    Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Jared Leto

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    Billy Crystal, Fred Savage, Robin Wright

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    Charlie Sheen, Jeffrey Jones, Matthew Broderick

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    Susan Sarandon, Meat Loaf, Tim Curry

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    Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Robert MacNaughton

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    Malcolm McDowell, Steven Berkoff, Warren Clarke

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    James Stewart, Donna Reed, Ward Bond

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    added by Mark Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck, William Windom

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    Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt, Ian Holm

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    Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz, Elizabeth Perkins

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    Julianne Moore, Tara Reid, Jeff Bridges

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    Tom Cruise, Dustin Hoffman, Valeria Golino

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    Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers

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    Darren McGavin, Zack Ward, Peter Billingsley

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    Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Michael Shannon

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    Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah, Sean Young

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    Judd Nelson, Anthony Michael Hall, Molly Ringwald

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    Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren, Jessica Tandy

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    added by MarkJohnson Steven Spielberg, Richard Dreyfuss, Robert Shaw

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    John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Sid Caesar

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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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    Jodie Foster, Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese

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    Meg Ryan, Billy Crystal, Carrie Fisher

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    Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, John Cusack

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    Alice Cooper, Mike Myers, Tia Carrere

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    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Costner

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    Chevy Chase, Bill Murray, Rodney Dangerfield

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    Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci

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    Billy Crystal, Fran Drescher, Rob Reiner

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    Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Jason Alexander

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    Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Brett Ratner

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    Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder, Geena Davis

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    added by JuanGabrielGomezAlvarado Sylvester Stallone, David Caruso, Brian Dennehy

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    added by JuanGabrielGomezAlvarado Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Robert Davi

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    added by JuanGabrielGomezAlvarado Orson Welles, Agnes Moorehead, Alan Ladd

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    added by JuanGabrielGomezAlvarado Harrison Ford, Alfred Molina, Frank Welker

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    Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, J. T. Walsh

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    Bill Murray, John Candy, Dennis Quaid

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    added by JuanGabrielGomezAlvarado Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, Lee Van Cleef

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    added by JuanGabrielGomezAlvarado Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss

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