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Writer's Block: Let's try this again

What movie would you like to see remade, and why? How would you change it?

The only one that really springs to mind is another adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett's A Little Princess - all the film versions so far have deviated quite a bit from the original plot, so a version which stuck to it more closely would be good. On the other hand, there's always the ITV 1987 adaptation for purists like myself.

I'd still like to see a set of adaptations of Clive Cussler books, which could involve remaking Sahara. I've not seen the original, so I can't judge how justified its negative reputation really is. (I doubt a remake of Raise the Titanic would be credible post-1985, or whenever it was that the wreck was actually discovered.)

And I guess a remake of the Star Wars prequels that were actually as good as the original three films would be a predictable suggestion...

But honestly, most of the films I love, I love because they were so good, and I can't think of any film I've seen that I'd want remade.

Oh, strike that - that horrendous adaptation of The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Yep. Remake that so that it's actually good. Please. And then do the rest of the books. With the possible exception of And Another Thing...
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