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If you had the power to remake a sci-fi film, what would it be?

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Monday, August 10, 2009 12:39 PM

OPPYH


So, if you were given the greenlight for a shot by shot remake(with slight alterations) of a science fiction film, which film would you choose, and what actors would you cast in the roles?

Here is my dream movie remake:

Planet of the Apes from 1968.
The cast:
Taylor......Brad Pitt
Nova......Megan Fox
Dr. Zaius...Gene Hackman
Cornelius....Simon Pegg
Zira......Naomi Watts


Light on the CGI, heavy on the drama/action.
Budget-$140 million. Updated version of the original film.







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Monday, August 10, 2009 12:51 PM

KWICKO

"We'll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false." -- William Casey, Reagan's presidential campaign manager & CIA Director (from first staff meeting in 1981)


I think I'd have to go with Silent Running, because I think it's more relevant now than ever before, and I don't think enough people ever saw it.

Don't know who I'd cast in it, though. Quite possibly Brad Pitt in the lead role, because he really CAN play "crazy" quite well, and does crazy-but-right even better.

Mike

Sweeping generalizations are always wrong!

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Monday, August 10, 2009 12:55 PM

CHRISISALL


No way, not POTA! That's an iconic flick- a perfect cinematic time capsule.
Remake something that could have worked, but didn't quite. Or something you could actually improve upon...

Westworld!!! It was good, but now it could be GREAT!!!!

Vin Diesel ... Gunslinger
Ben Affleck ... Peter Martin
Josh Brolin ... John Blane



The laughing Chrisisall

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Monday, August 10, 2009 12:56 PM

OPPYH


Quote:

Originally posted by Kwicko:
I think I'd have to go with Silent Running, because I think it's more relevant now than ever before, and I don't think enough people ever saw it.

Don't know who I'd cast in it, though. Quite possibly Brad Pitt in the lead role, because he really CAN play "crazy" quite well, and does crazy-but-right even better.

Mike

Sweeping generalizations are always wrong!


Yeah, that would be something. I would love to see a modern rendition of such a powerful story.

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Monday, August 10, 2009 12:59 PM

KWICKO

"We'll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false." -- William Casey, Reagan's presidential campaign manager & CIA Director (from first staff meeting in 1981)


Oh, and by the way, THANK YOU for a really cool topic. I love seeing what others have to bring to this kind of discussion.


Thinking about it, you have to be careful, though - you might be better off sticking with movies that were kind of so-so as originally made. That way, you can improve them. Kinda hard to re-do a classic and make it better. Hopefully nobody wants to remake Star Wars or 2001.




Mike

Sweeping generalizations are always wrong!

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Monday, August 10, 2009 1:00 PM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by Kwicko:

Thinking about it, you have to be careful, though - you might be better off sticking with movies that were kind of so-so as originally made. That way, you can improve them. Kinda hard to re-do a classic and make it better.

Did I say that? I thought I said that...


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Monday, August 10, 2009 1:10 PM

KWICKO

"We'll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false." -- William Casey, Reagan's presidential campaign manager & CIA Director (from first staff meeting in 1981)


You did - while I was typing it!

Great minds think alike.

Or shared insanity.

Either way, I don't judge.


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Monday, August 10, 2009 1:13 PM

KWICKO

"We'll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false." -- William Casey, Reagan's presidential campaign manager & CIA Director (from first staff meeting in 1981)


Quote:

Originally posted by OPPYH:
Quote:

Originally posted by Kwicko:
I think I'd have to go with Silent Running, because I think it's more relevant now than ever before, and I don't think enough people ever saw it.

Don't know who I'd cast in it, though. Quite possibly Brad Pitt in the lead role, because he really CAN play "crazy" quite well, and does crazy-but-right even better.

Mike

Sweeping generalizations are always wrong!


Yeah, that would be something. I would love to see a modern rendition of such a powerful story.



Ya know, it's been years and years since I've seen it, but it did leave a powerful impact on me when it first came out in '72. And if memory serves, the ships and space scenes are as good as any I can remember. Of course, it was directed by Douglas Trumbull, who did the space sequences and modeling for 2001: A Space Odyssey, so you'd expect them to be to a pretty high standard. And before there were R2D2 and C3PO, there were the "drones", Huey, Dewey, and Louie, aboard the Valley Forge.

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Monday, August 10, 2009 1:18 PM

WHOZIT


"The Tingler", it's awful but alot of fun to watch. It's one of my 1950's "B" movie favs

Johnny Depp can star, it sould be shot in black and white to keep it looking cheap. They should use a stupid rubber "Tingler", not CGI.

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Monday, August 10, 2009 1:19 PM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by Kwicko:

Ya know, it's been years and years since I've seen it,

Get the DVD, it's sweeeet, & holds up VERY well.


The laughing Chrisisall

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Monday, August 10, 2009 1:24 PM

KWICKO

"We'll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false." -- William Casey, Reagan's presidential campaign manager & CIA Director (from first staff meeting in 1981)


Quote:

Originally posted by chrisisall:
Quote:

Originally posted by Kwicko:

Ya know, it's been years and years since I've seen it,

Get the DVD, it's sweeeet, & holds up VERY well.


The laughing Chrisisall



Good to know! I'll be on the lookout for it!

Mike

Sweeping generalizations are always wrong!

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Monday, August 10, 2009 1:24 PM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by whozit:
"The Tingler", it's awful but alot of fun to watch. It's one of my 1950's "B" movie favs


50's?
Remake The Incredible Shrinking Man!!!
But no BS happy Hollywood ending! Just make it LOOK real is all!

Brandon Routh ... Scott Carey
Scarlet Johanson ... Louise Carey


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Monday, August 10, 2009 1:38 PM

ECGORDON

There's no place I can be since I found Serenity.


Quatermass and the Pit

Professor Bernard Quatermass - Geoffrey Rush
Dr. Matthew Roney - Chiwetel Ejiofor
Barbara Judd - Jessica Hynes
Colonel Breen - Michael Palin






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Monday, August 10, 2009 1:41 PM

OPPYH


Quote:

Originally posted by chrisisall:
No way, not POTA! That's an iconic flick- a perfect cinematic time capsule.
Remake something that could have worked, but didn't quite. Or something you could actually improve upon...


I agree to a point. I would happily see a remake of a classic if it keeps the integrity of the original film. I thought Psycho with Vince Vaughn was pretty good.
There are a few friends of mine in their late 20's that won't watch Planet of the Apes because it is too "old". It's true, and it is sad. Thats not to mention the millions of teenagers who wouldn't be caught dead watching a film from the 60's. I'd hate to think of POTA, or Silent Running as forgotten films in 30 years.

Sometimes an update is needed. Not for us so much as the younger generation.

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Monday, August 10, 2009 1:57 PM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by OPPYH:
Thats not to mention the millions of teenagers who wouldn't be caught dead watching a film from the 60's. I'd hate to think of POTA, or Silent Running as forgotten films in 30 years.

Sometimes an update is needed. Not for us so much as the younger generation.

Agreed.

However, in the future, to save costs, studios will just "facelift" their options, & re-release them. The remastered Trek was just a test.
Remember Back To The Future? "What's a re-run?"?
You have no idea.



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Monday, August 10, 2009 2:24 PM

DEWRASTLER


Alright, some of you might laugh at me for this and it’s more of an adventure Sci-fi as compared to the classic Sci-fi mentioned, but here’s one of my dream projects:

Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers

Now let me defend myself. First, I’m 23, so I grew up with this show and loved it (not so much for the other incarnations, but Mighty Morphin’ was great). Also, I think it’s about time for a Power Rangers movie made for the original American Power Rangers audience, namely people around my age. Because I would make it for this audience, I would make it more mature. I’m not talking Dark Knight mature, but more like Iron Man. Grown up but still fun.

Also, there would be some things I would change. First off, it’s never really explained why the original 5 power rangers were chosen. I would like to know why it was those 5 and why they were all able to fight so well. Second, I would make the actors of college age,(-ish) mainly because I don’t like teenagers who look over 18 on film, and also because I don’t like having the fate of the world in the hands of teenagers.

The age thing also makes my cast choices easier. The first film would focus on Jason and his coming to terms with being a leader. Tommy, though he is my favorite ranger, wouldn’t appear until the sequel.

As for the cast, here it goes, and I haven‘t thought about this much so these are all first instincts:

Jason/Red Ranger: Chris Evans
Zack/Black Ranger: Columbus Short
Kimberly/Pink Ranger: Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Billy/Blue Ranger: Kyle Gallner (he would have to bulk up a bit, cause he is the youngest on the cast)
Trini/Yellow Ranger: Jamie Chung

(I never realized how hard it was to cast a movie with younger actors/actresses. I’ve spent almost an hour on this, so these are the best choices but good first impressions, and yes, I did refuse to cast Megan Fox as Kimberly. It seems everyone wants her in everything, but not me.)

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Monday, August 10, 2009 3:07 PM

CONNOR


Hmm, I'd have said Gattaca, just because it was a great film that not enough people saw with a few little pacing flaws, but to be perfectly honest, there's no point. There's not *much* to improve on.

So, in all honesty, I'm going to go with Invasion of the Body Snatchers. Yes, it's been reimagined, countless times, but I'd love to see a shot-for-shot remake, especially with that powerful ending when Miles runs amongst the cars and screams at them about the aliens. Although I might cut out the bit where he looks at the camera and make him just address a motorist.

Dream cast for that? Ugh... I don't know. I'll write something up tomorrow morning, it's far too late right now. :P

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Monday, August 10, 2009 3:22 PM

KWICKO

"We'll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false." -- William Casey, Reagan's presidential campaign manager & CIA Director (from first staff meeting in 1981)


Ya know, it's not really a remake, since it's never been made as such, but Richard Foster's short story "A Nice Morning Drive" has always struck me as one that would make a decent little sci-fi action flick. It was the inspiration for the Rush song "Red Barchetta", and the story still feels too eerily prophetic, despite being over 35 years old now.

It's quite a short read. Here's a link:

http://www.angelfire.com/ok3/rush/drive.html







Mike

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Monday, August 10, 2009 3:35 PM

KWICKO

"We'll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false." -- William Casey, Reagan's presidential campaign manager & CIA Director (from first staff meeting in 1981)


Well, crap - that didn't work out like I hoped...

:(

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Monday, August 10, 2009 3:44 PM

CHRISISALL


How about Metropolis?


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Monday, August 10, 2009 4:39 PM

TDBROWN


Metropolis as a Talkie? Yeah, that would be good. 1934's Things To Come Modernized for the 21st century might be fun, as would a remake of just about any Ray Harryhausen film from the 50s, like Earth Vs The Flying Saucers or The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms.

"Might have been the losing side, still not convinced it was the wrong one." -Mal

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Monday, August 10, 2009 5:09 PM

GWEK


If a sequel to TRON weren't in the works, I'd probably say TRON.

ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK with Vin Diesel? Or maybe Jason Statham?

Actually, maybe a high caliber, big budget remake of BATTLE BEYOND THE STARS. Not the greatest movie, but the concept is pretty cool. Not sure who I'd cast, but thinking of EfNY, maybe Kurt Russell in the George Peppard role...

Or else BRISCOE COUNTY, starring Nathan Fillion. :)



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Monday, August 10, 2009 5:13 PM

TRAVELER


There is this Italian film that came out in the United States with the title "Battle of the Worlds". It stars Claude Rains, but the rest of the cast are Italian. I like the premise and the plot, but the acting is terrible. The special effects are not to bad for 1963. I think with a good cast and director a much better film could be made.


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Monday, August 10, 2009 5:14 PM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by GWEK:
Or else BRISCO COUNTY, starring Nathan Fillion. :)




Now THAT is high-concept!!!!


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Monday, August 10, 2009 8:17 PM

FREMDFIRMA



I would say Death Race 2000 - especially if you swung it round a'la The Running Man and used it as a hard bash on reality TV and threw in a lot of camp and over the top-ness.

Quote:

Actually, maybe a high caliber, big budget remake of BATTLE BEYOND THE STARS. Not the greatest movie, but the concept is pretty cool. Not sure who I'd cast, but thinking of EfNY, maybe Kurt Russell in the George Peppard role...

Agreed, couple good suggestions.

Shad - Matthew Lillard
Saint-Exmin - Lucy Lawless
Sador - Michael Ironsides
Gelt - Keanu Reeves, if he'd do it - there's a role that's SUPPOSED to be played "wooden" as Gelt is emotionally burnt out.

-F

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Monday, August 10, 2009 10:45 PM

THESOMNAMBULIST


Chrisisall wrote:

Quote:

50's?
Remake The Incredible Shrinking Man!!!
But no BS happy Hollywood ending! Just make it LOOK real is all!



Nice one Bro'

(However, I'm dead against shot for shot remakes... thems is bad.)

I'd like a remake of Flash Gordon. Not the 80's version which although I liked (Ornella Muti) was just too camp for it's own good, but no the Larry 'Buster' Crabbe one from the 30's and 40's. Those were great fun!

Flash Gordon - Nathan Fillion
Ming the Merciless - Jeff Bridges
Princess Aura - Natalie Imbrulia
Dale Arden - Morena Baccarin
Professor Zarkoff - Ron Glass



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Tuesday, August 11, 2009 7:35 AM

GEEZER

Keep the Shiny side up


I'd have to remake Starship Troopers, being sure that absolutely NO ONE involved in the original abortion would be allowed to get anywhere near the production. I'd actually use something more from Heinlein's book than the title; like the story, the MI suits (especially the suits), The interaction between Rico and his father, the actual interaction with Col. DuBois and the H&MP class - pretty much everything that made the book so great, and the absence of which made the movie so very sucky.



"Keep the Shiny side up"

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Tuesday, August 11, 2009 8:32 AM

GINOBIFFARONI


Quote:

Originally posted by Geezer:
I'd have to remake Starship Troopers, being sure that absolutely NO ONE involved in the original abortion would be allowed to get anywhere near the production. I'd actually use something more from Heinlein's book than the title; like the story, the MI suits (especially the suits), The interaction between Rico and his father, the actual interaction with Col. DuBois and the H&MP class - pretty much everything that made the book so great, and the absence of which made the movie so very sucky.



"Keep the Shiny side up"




I'll second this one

the book kicks ass, the movie... not so much



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Tuesday, August 11, 2009 8:40 AM

KWICKO

"We'll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false." -- William Casey, Reagan's presidential campaign manager & CIA Director (from first staff meeting in 1981)


I'd go see a REAL adaptation of Starship Troopers.

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Tuesday, August 11, 2009 10:19 AM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by Geezer:
I'd have to remake Starship Troopers

I'd have to see it.


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Tuesday, August 11, 2009 12:29 PM

WASHNWEAR


Quote:

Originally posted by Geezer:
I'd have to remake Starship Troopers, being sure that absolutely NO ONE involved in the original abortion would be allowed to get anywhere near the production. I'd actually use something more from Heinlein's book than the title; like the story, the MI suits (especially the suits), The interaction between Rico and his father, the actual interaction with Col. DuBois and the H&MP class - pretty much everything that made the book so great, and the absence of which made the movie so very sucky.



My name is WashNWear and I approve this message!

And in addition to the details you've already ID'd, Geezer, I'd recommend letting somebody besides Pretty People -R- Us do the casting (but let's keep Neil Patrick Harris, Clancy Brown...and Rue McClanahan ).



donttalkbackjustdrivethecarshutyourmouthiknowwhatyouaredontsaynothinkeepyourhandsonthewheeldontturnaroundthisisforreal

Still...what would Rorschach do?

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Wednesday, August 12, 2009 10:15 AM

IMNOTHERE


I'd like to see "War of the Worlds" done faithfully, with tripods trashing Victorian England to the rousing strains of Jeff Wayne (ok, that last bit isn't particularly faithful...)

Then there's some films which I'd just like to change bits of.

E.g."AI" without the final chapter.

Or 2001, identical up to the point in the stargate sequence where the budget runs out and we spend forever flying over what are obviously just solarized terrestrial landscapes. The book describes what is meant to be happening (maybe the blobby orange thing is meant to be the red giant binary system, but I'm not convinced).

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Wednesday, August 12, 2009 12:25 PM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by ImNotHere:


E.g."AI" without the final chapter.


The final chapter defines that movie, you goofy Gus.


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Wednesday, August 12, 2009 12:50 PM

ECGORDON

There's no place I can be since I found Serenity.


Quote:

Originally posted by chrisisall:
Quote:

Originally posted by ImNotHere:


E.g."AI" without the final chapter.


The final chapter defines that movie, you goofy Gus.


Finally, someone else gets it!



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Wednesday, August 12, 2009 1:27 PM

ELBARTO


I don't know who I would cast, but i would remake "Them" That old black and white movie about the giant ants.

I also agree with Geezer. Starship troopers is hands down my favorite book.


When you can't run you crawl. When you can't do that...well...you know the rest.

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Wednesday, August 12, 2009 1:41 PM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by ecgordon:

Finally, someone else gets it!



I've heard so much ranting about that- if Kubrick himself had directed it it would be proclaimed genius, but since it was Spielberg who was at the helm, it's somehow suspect???
Why can't excellence be recognized apart from names?


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Wednesday, August 12, 2009 2:36 PM

IMNOTHERE


Quote:

Originally posted by chrisisall:
I've heard so much ranting about that- if Kubrick himself had directed it it would be proclaimed genius, but since it was Spielberg who was at the helm, it's somehow suspect???



I think its a great film... with too many endings.

I found the film quite disturbing and upsetting (in a good way) but I can see how, if you're not concentrating it could come over as schmaltz (especially if you're expecting schmaltz).

My problem was that I found the first "ending" (under the sea) pretty satisfying - and when the epilogue started I thought "oh god, here comes the tacked on Hollywood Deus Ex Machina resolution". So, the first time through, that was what I saw.

And, of course, if you don't "get" the epilogue it looks really, really contrived and implausible.

(That reminds me: remake "Total Recall" but at the end do a recap of the scene where the Rekall guy looks at the tape and says "Blue sky on Mars? That's a new one!" No, I don't mean that seriously )








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Wednesday, August 12, 2009 8:50 PM

HUGHFF


Serenity as a 22 episode television series. I'd keep the same cast.

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Thursday, August 13, 2009 3:26 AM

GWEK


Originally posted by hughff:
Serenity as a 22 episode television series. I'd keep the same cast.

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Check out www.stillflying.net, where we did just that (well, scripts at least)...





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Thursday, August 13, 2009 5:46 AM

PIRATECAT


Silent Running with Keanu Reeves and R2D2 as Huey.

"Battle of Serenity, Mal. Besides Zoe here, how many-" "I'm talkin at you! How many men in your platoon came out of their alive".

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Thursday, August 13, 2009 2:55 PM

KWICKO

"We'll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false." -- William Casey, Reagan's presidential campaign manager & CIA Director (from first staff meeting in 1981)


How did your brain even learn human speech?

Mike


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Thursday, August 13, 2009 4:29 PM

CALHOUN


Battlefield Earth! One of my favourite books. I waited eagerly for about 25years for the movie.. the book actually had a little insert saying "soon to be a major motion picture"... anyway 25years later when it finally came out THEY BUTCHERED IT.

Biggest anti-climax ever.

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Friday, August 14, 2009 2:25 AM

JONGSSTRAW


Any of these would be interesting remakes :

Colossus: The Forbin Project
Kronos The Planet Killer
Killers From Space
Angry Red Planet
Journey To The Seventh Planet
Brain From Planet Arous
When Worlds Collide
The Time Travellers
Beyond The Time Barrier
Galaxy Of Terror
Forbidden World
Galaxina
Mysterious Island
She Demons
Dark Star
Journey To The Far Side Of The Sun
Beast From 20,000 Fathoms
The Giant Behemoth
Things To Come
Time After Time
Somewhere In Time
The Final Countdown
Strange Invaders
The Indestructible Man
The Crawling Eye
The 27th Day
It Came From Outer Space
It, The Terror From Outer Space
Conquest Of Space
Robinson Crusoe On Mars
Queen Of Outer Space
Rodan

Sci-Fi remakes have a pretty awful track record, so I have little confidence that any of the above genre gems would ever be done right.

Remakes to date:

Invaders From Mars - Good
Planet Of The Apes - Bad
Time Machine - Good
War Of The Worlds - Bad
Battlefield Earth - Bad
Day The Earth Stood Still - Bad
Not Of This Earth - Good
Lost In Space - Bad
King Kong w/ Jessica Lange - Good
King Kong w/ Linda Hamilton - Bad
King Kong w/ Naomi Watts - Bad
Mighty Joe Young - Bad




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Friday, August 14, 2009 5:37 AM

DUG


My vote is the same as it always is: the Black Hole.

Great concept and the Cygnus is hands down the best giant ship in sci-fi. Casting, sfx driving too many scenes and general crappiness drags down what should have been brilliant. Also having an ending in mind BEFORE you are filming is usually preferred.

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Friday, August 14, 2009 7:13 AM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by Jongsstraw:
Any of these would be interesting remakes :

Colossus: The Forbin Project

Oh YEEEEEESSSSS!!!!
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Remakes to date:


Time Machine - Good

Almost good- not better than the original by a long shot IMO.
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King Kong w/ Jessica Lange - Good

Huh. And I thought I was the only one who liked that.


The laughing Chrisisall

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Friday, August 14, 2009 9:23 AM

JONGSSTRAW


Quote:

Originally posted by chrisisall:
Quote:

Originally posted by Jongsstraw:
Any of these would be interesting remakes :

Colossus: The Forbin Project

Oh YEEEEEESSSSS!!!!
Quote:


Remakes to date:


Time Machine - Good

Almost good- not better than the original by a long shot IMO.
Quote:


King Kong w/ Jessica Lange - Good

Huh. And I thought I was the only one who liked that.


The laughing Chrisisall


Out of the 30+ movies I listed you picked The Forbin Project to get excited over. It wouldn't be that high on my list, although it could be done well with modern themes and antogonists. My number one would be When World Collide or possibly This Island Earth.

Time Machine remake...I was disappointed when I saw it in the theater, but it has grown on me watching it at home. Of course not even close to the original....nothing could match the charm, sweetness, and 1960-style Pal/Wah Chung teamwork effects of that wonderful classic.

Jessica Lange was smokin' hot in 76's Kong. It's a crime what age does to beautiful women. And I like Jeff Bridges movies.

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Friday, August 14, 2009 10:05 AM

KWICKO

"We'll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false." -- William Casey, Reagan's presidential campaign manager & CIA Director (from first staff meeting in 1981)


How's about Time After Time? It's kind of "proto-steampunk" - H.G. Wells has his actual time machine, and it's for real, and works - and Jack the Ripper (who is one of Wells's friends) steals it and heads off into the future - which, of course, is our modern day.

I remember it as being an imaginative flick.

Malcolm McDowell starred, along with David Warner (TRON), and Mary Steenburgen.

Mike


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Friday, August 14, 2009 11:17 AM

OPPYH


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Originally posted by GWEK:
If a sequel to TRON weren't in the works, I'd probably say TRON.


When I first saw the trailer for the Tron sequel, I almost cried. I love the original very much, and judging from the trailer, the new one doesn't look to disappoint.

How about:
Somewhere in Time(1980)-Don't get me wrong, Christopher Reeve, and Jane Seymore simply can't be topped. I know this. But I would kill to see two other talented actors take a stab at the film.
-Johnny Depp. For cryin' out loud give this guy a quiet introspective film for a change he's a fantastic actor.
-Sean Young. Yup, you heard me. This actress was in everything in the 80's. She can act, and she is still attractive. This would be her comeback role.





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Friday, August 14, 2009 12:17 PM

KWICKO

"We'll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false." -- William Casey, Reagan's presidential campaign manager & CIA Director (from first staff meeting in 1981)


I would LOVE to see Somewhere in Time remade, and done well. Hell, as far as I care, they could just do a frame-for-frame reshoot using different actors, the way Van Sant did with Psycho.



Mike


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Saturday, August 15, 2009 12:50 AM

CLJOHNSTON108


I can't believe y'all have totally ignored the most obvious choice for a remake...



And all of you complaining about Starship Troopers apparently never heard of Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roughnecks:_Starship_Troopers_Chronicles



You can watch the entire series in high quality on YouTube's Crackle channel.
(Can't post links to YouTube playlists or user pages here)

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