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  1. Michael Walden    

    I'm so tired of all the remakes. It's just sad & disgusting…

  2. KAREMA NORA KAREN R H J    

    THIS MOVIE A NEVER ENDING STORY IS ONE OF MY MOST FAVORTIE MOVIES EVER I LOVE LOVE LOVE IT I REALY LOVE GOOD FANTASY

  3. Humberto Gauna    

    Of course, we are too lazy to create original ideas

  4. Thomas McCracken    

    Its official Hollywood has lost its originality

  5. Dane Carstens    

    Bah! remakes are soooo lame. There are a million good stories out there

  6. Liz Krane    

    Wooooo, Short Circuit! I'd see a remake of that just for the nostalgia factor.

  7. Brett Bjornsen    

    Hollywood is without any original ideas anymore… laziness has driven them to taking great classic movies and retooling them or just slapping 3D over a popular old release… yay. =/

  8. John Bump    

    Nah, they haven't lost originality, they've just discovered that if they regurgitate they'll make a slight profit, whereas if they do something new they might lose money. It's all about risk reduction. (Same reason so many people prefer chain restaurants over small independent places: they know they're getting something mediocre but acceptable.)

  9. Claude Williams    

    Yeah… I can remember this movie… my whole family loved it

  10. Shawn Dunn    

    There's nothing hollywood hates more than a new idea.

  11. Kent Seaton    

    The destruction of Akira. We all know what happened when they attempted to make a live action version of Spawn. However, there are some good ones on slate, but please don't destroy Akira and the greatness created by Katsuhiro Otomo.

  12. Carl Sizelove    

    I could get into a new Warriors!

  13. Christian Rheinnecker    

    I can't understand why Michael Enden the Creator of the Story Hates this Movie, he said it' horrible and the Tower look like the Eifeltower in Paris etc.

  14. Emanuel González Mata    

    Esta historia hizo mi niñez! the books of fantasy are gasoline for the soul!

  15. Ken Simeon    

    If list full list is true i'm over disappointed with our entertainment industry. The list seems too deep to be true.

  16. Kempton Lam    

    Well, not all remakes suck. For example, I think they did a good job with The Thomas Crown Affair (1999).

  17. Ralph H    

    I saw enough when I saw "Rollerball" tragically remade. It lost its irony.

  18. Josh Peckham    

    Has any of these remakes been a step above it's predecessor? Answer is generally no…. I'm with +Brett Bjornsen on this one and feel sense of creativity has been lost… And now they are starting to remake franchises that haven't been away that long (ex: spiderman)

  19. Jenn Barber    

    Great movies on the list. It looks like they just compiled a long list of hits and movies starring dead celebrities (The Bodyguard, really?). Remakes are lame for sure +Dane Carstens!

  20. Kitsune Hazard    

    Dirty Dancing already happened, Red Dawn may never be released and was already filmed(long story on that one), Mad Max: Fury Road is a sequel, Akira is DOA pretty much, Battle Royale probably won't be remade (that rumor has been going on for like 8 years now)….this list is…old and full of errors.

  21. Andrew Robles    

    Shame. Only thing sadder would be if Micheal Bay directed all of these movies. (v_v)

  22. Michael Downs    

    One series I would LOVE to see remade PROPERLY would be the Vampire Chronicles…

  23. Cameron Silva    

    Why wasn't the supposed remake of THE GREATEST KUNG FU MOVIE OF ALL TIME on the list? The Last Dragon.
    :-P

  24. Barry Stewart    

    How could you ever try to improve on Short Circuit? Seems like the Never Ending Story would lose all sorts of whimsical character if made with CGI rather than puppeteering.

    One I look forward to is The Dark Crystal, since Jim Henson's studio is involved.

  25. Josh Peckham    

    The one remake I have been extremely impressed with is Christopher Nolans Batman… First two were amazing and so does 3rd

  26. Josh Peckham    

    +Andrew Robles Michael Bay is doing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles which I wasn't overly excited to hear about

  27. Shawn Dunn    

    Aw man, I just read the list, really, remaking Red Dawn, Evil Dead, Wargames and doing a Modern Mad Max?? Why?

    This entire list actually just makes me sad, and a little angry.

  28. KAREMA NORA KAREN R H J    

    I LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS MOVIE A NEVER ENDING STORY

  29. Alejandra G    

    i remenber this moviee! i loved :)

  30. Amanda Blain    

    MOST of these im sad about… but a small few have not aged well and could do with a sprucing up…. but most of them.. really don't need to be touched and are just money maker blah blahs!

  31. Stalin Salas    

    helloooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  32. Michael Downs    

    Next they'll remake A Christmas Story and Gremlins…

  33. ravin doll    

    dont say that..they just might hear u and do that

  34. Doug Meredith    

    It's Michael Bay's Teenage Alien Ninja Turtles

  35. Michael Downs    

    Followed by Fast Times at Rigemont High…

  36. Erica Joy    

    God damn it. They are intent on destroying everything that is sacred. They must be stopped.

  37. Michael Downs    

    Hell… Spiderman already being redone…

  38. Christopher Vallo    

    Mass riots if they try to remake Back to The Future. I'll be the guy with the torch ;-)

  39. Bob Anzlovar    

    Can't help mentioning that many of these will be more "realistic" because of current CHI technology and people will go just for that.

  40. Michael Downs    

    Yeah CHI has come a long way…

  41. Charles Dowd    

    Back to the Future came out in the 80's, and they went back 30 years to the 50's. If they remake it today, they'll be going back 30 years to the…80's??? 0_o

  42. Edgar Domingo    

    i had nightmares about that freaky dragon..

  43. Jake Ruana    

    Los locos kick your ass… Los locos kick your face… Loss locos kick your balls into outer space!!! -Johnny 5 NoW In 3D!!!

  44. Skeaux Sha    

    It's all been done before… =(

  45. Emanuel González Mata    

    yo soy de esta época de esta película compitió con amadeus! y era un año en que la creatividad era genial! Artax!!!!!!!

  46. Josh Bryson    

    for the record as someone who works in film/tv this makes me /facepalm :-

  47. Stefan Bummel    

    wouldn´t get better as an remake….. just a way to squeeze more $ …. ohh wait, i forget – its in 3D, that MUST be better than the original Movie…………
    Thanks G. i gotta dvd and discs

  48. Naz Robin    

    Nice to meet you in google site. I am from Canada now in Africa involve with humanitarian work for most needy country and people

  49. Ben Childers    

    "Romancing the Stone" doesn't need remade. Period.

  50. Danielle Uskovic    

    If they get Ryan Gosling for Dirty Dancing, I'll watch it (a few times). ;-)

  51. Sanghoon RHO    

    oh.. i love never ending story~

  52. Le Ambassador    

    This is an outrage. This calls for a Hollywood boycott. There are thousands of talented new screenwriters and filmmakers out there desperately trying to get a break. Hollywood has a monopoly of insiders who incessantly churn out the most horrible shit imaginable. Now they want to remake all that crap? Disgusting. This calls for action!

  53. Zian Silverwolf    

    Do they not want to pay the writers their DVD royalties? That's a bit slack…

  54. T-J Panttila    

    Since when remakes have actually been any better than the original?

  55. Yvonne Heimann    

    You can't "remake" the never eending story….it's never gonna have the same feel!

  56. John Mink    

    +Yvonne Heimann plus it hasn't ended yet–it's right there in the title!

  57. Sonia Frisby    

    One of my all time favorite movies…wouldn't watch a remake of it, wouldn't be the same at all.

  58. Joe Render    

    the reason they are being remade is the powers that be in the entertainment industry cannot come up with a original plot. they are talent-less shills who will continue to try and suck the teet dry.

  59. Yvonne Heimann    

    People are still going to babelsberg to see Fuchur. This movie is not like the new stuff, it does not have a shelf live…it's not getting old and it's never out of time!!!

  60. Christopher Powell    

    they're systematically destroying everything that made my childhood fun =(

  61. Josh Bryson    

    Really it is a matter of risk and cost… The studios are only wanting to put money into what they see as sure things. Movies that already have a fan base. 3 stooges, smurfs etc. They all were low risks financially based upon the fact that parents will take their kids and those who grew up on them will see them out of nostalgia.

  62. Eddie Mohan    

    Wow! First television took the easy way out with reality shows, & now movies takeover the lazy throne with all these reboots/remakes.

  63. Henry Nwokobia    

    Yes sure hit. I loved never ending story. Especially part 1.

  64. Lasse Sørnes    

    Better get Limahl a new wig then

  65. Adrian Law    

    We all know hollywood are money grabbing bar stewards. it obviously costs a lot less to remake a film than it does to pay for original content!

  66. Mark McLaughlin    

    Remaking the crow ? They going to kill another actor ?

  67. gloria fermina abundo    

    never ending story movie show when i was young i watch this movie
    i like the story…!

  68. Mark McLaughlin    

    Short circut. They better not have said, "let's take a classic movie with a kind of rubbish lovable robot and make it cg, oh and with guns"

  69. Chris Christensen    

    There's a few good ones in there.

  70. Joann Metzger    

    I lost a lot of faith in Hollywood once I heard "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" was up for remake…

  71. amin aminy    

    i did't watch it before
    but i know we come better with a good film or story
    good luck

  72. santosh singh    

    hai u r my new frd?its wonderful

  73. Joann Metzger    

    +Christopher Vallo I have a friend who feels the same way about "The Breakfast Club"…

  74. Philip Mcintyre    

    it's mad we all struggle for cash and they are throwing it away to make films no one will watch.

  75. hân hu?nh    

    tat ca cac bo phim deu mang noi dung va y nghia rieng. tat ca la y tuong va niem say me cua moi nha kich ban, dao dien, dien vien… toi tran trong tat ca. chi can chu tam xem thi chac chan moi bo phim deu cho ta 1 dieu gi do that bo ich

  76. Thobeka Sithole    

    This my favourite movie.i'll this movie!

  77. Albert Cheung    

    Woh, Never Ending Story, its theme song is like hardcoded in my brain, that I can never forget.

  78. Tin A Pie    

    can hollywood stop ruining my childhood?

  79. Donna Walklate    

    I'll still love the originals more.

  80. Everton Sacramento    

    Nossa esse filme e muito interessante mais pra mim o livro é melhor quando começamos a ler só paramos quando acaba e ainda queremos mais recomendo.

  81. Matt Taylor    

    one would think there are enough books out there to make new scripts out of… but nooOOooo

  82. Nadia Chitolie    

    When i saw that, the graphics where so bad, i could see the fake background and effects which weren't supposed to show up. lousy movie.

  83. Marcus Manrique    

    Personally, I hope someone would hurry up and remake Attack of the Clones. Can't make it worse.

  84. jaylove Sobotie    

    Seems hollywood is running out of genuine scripts.

  85. Chuck Merriman    

    And people wonder why I'm not a "movie person".

  86. Dane Carstens    

    +Jenn Barber Yep totally. Remakes are like fake movies

  87. George Kozi    

    Hollywood has ran out of creativity, isn't it?

  88. Cushla Geary    

    Have they run out of stories? They should read more.

  89. SUHAS ATITKAR    

    No new stories available???

  90. James Austin    

    Na ! Just lack of imagination

  91. Jazz Dorian    

    It would be great to see them in better quality!

  92. Clare Johnson    

    Never Ending Story, I watched this for the first time last week, great movie!

  93. Just W    

    Hollywood is going the Disney route and just recycling all the original movies they have

  94. Josh Fisher    

    And Hollywood wants to blame their lost profits on Piracy and quietly pass things like CISPA (which I hope get's Veto'd with the quickness) instead of taking their head out of the sand and realize no one wants to see crappy remakes anymore, we want something original!!! Where has all the creativity gone to??

  95. Mahdi Norouzifar    

    thanks for this image I was looking for it for so long.

  96. Patrick Metts    

    Hey..they remade Footloose and butchered it….

  97. Johnny Rousselle    

    I'm torn. I love these movies, so it would be great to see an updated version, but I would hate for them to be remade with a creative spin, from the new creators, so that it becomes something different from the original. It's hit and miss really. I've seen some remakes bomb and others I love.

  98. Adam MacIntyre-Ross    

    Hey look, a list of 50 movies I won't be seeing ever. A remake of AKIRA?! Seriously? Not only are they taking a piece of animation that is highly regarded because of it's quality and then using real people, but they're setting it in New York? I can't wait to see the backlash against that disaster.

  99. Josh Fisher    

    +Adam MacIntyre-Ross , already read an article on the remake of Akira, sounds likes it's a mess and they are trying to recreate it. Never been a fan but if I was I would be upset at it's current state, even actor's who are fan's say the script is terrible.
    http://www.totalfilm.com/news/toby-kebbell-criticises-script-for-akira-remake

  100. AJ West    

    NOOOOOOO not Evil Dead!? Ugh. Its going to be pure crap. Bastards

  101. Rick Hawkins    

    Does anyone in Hollywood have an original idea? I think not.

  102. adam olson    

    I a dvd is good and 2 on dvd to

  103. Brandon Robinson    

    I'm actually kool with this!!!!

  104. Aaron Brown    

    I have lost all faith in hollywood to come up with its own ideas. I also find it hard to believe they can remake a classic into a watchable piece of entertainment. What kills me, is they are going to take a story and change it to a new point of view. They are going to then take that new perspective and twist it to something that they think the audience today expects of a movie. It kills a film when you do that. Unless they take the movie and are able to portray the plot and tell the story the same way as the original was intended, it will just look like you are trying to polish a turd and making it as if it was a pearl of extreme rarity and beauty.

    I can hope that it turns out ok, and that they are able to put that same spark in the new movie that made the older ones so great, but I can not believe that the current group of people that run the movie industry have the imagination to accomplish such a task.

  105. R.J. Cichocki    

    Spent 20 minutes looking for a Dredd trailer. From what I can tell it has a release date of September 2012 and no trailer? Something tells me it will be worse than the original.

  106. ahmed ez    

    love thaaat filmmmmm <3

  107. Janel Thomas    

    Wow, they can't leave things be and do new stuff that hasn't already been done. I won't be going to see it.

  108. Xhamira D.    

    Some of these make me very sad. Others I am somewhat curious. Most of them, though, don't fix what isn't broken ><

    Since this article was from Jan 5, here's some info I read recently if anyone is interested:

    Oldboy: http://filmonic.com/district-9-star-sharlto-copley-offered-bad-guy-role-in-spike-lees-oldboy#more-15608

    Carrie: http://filmonic.com/julianne-moore-could-play-carries-mom-in-remake#more-15641

  109. Renato Almeida    

    that's nice, my time machine ain't finished yet

  110. RNL Lydia    

    Ohh my fav! atreyue ;D

  111. Jeff Feelgood    

    Please God do not let them screw these up! Especially Evil Dead, Akira, Heavy Metal, and The Seven Samurai(to name a few of my favorites from the list).

  112. Mutt Ley    

    TBH I think it's a good thing. Granted there aren't too many directors reproducing films today from the 1920s-1960s, but do you honestly expect people in 2020 to watch something originally made in the 80's? It has to be up-to-date! I watched Terminator Salvation (2009) the other night, and when I compared it to the original The Terminator (1984), it looked sooooo dated. So I'm on for remakes….provided they only modernize it, and don't change the themes…

  113. Thomas Raschbacher    

    wow haven'T seen that in like ages..

  114. Osei Kofi Daniel    

    great movie, watched it at the age of 12

  115. Daniel La Huis    

    "Never Ending Story"… then why was there a part 2? It's boggled my feeble mind for years now.

  116. Mars Buggy    

    Never Ending film, a classic? You gotta be kidding…

  117. Tjaart Blignaut    

    Say it Ain't So – 50 Classic Movies Being RuinedRemade . There fixed that for you.

  118. javier montes    

    Never ending story , perhaps not a classic but a good dream-like fantasy movie cleverly directed, so that is , atrayu and is friends still have a special place in the dusty vault of my childhood memories.

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