Great Movies Hollywood is allowed to remake

Now some of the choices in this top three may anger or upset some of you.  The top 2 will come tomorrow. But this is my vote keep that in mind. Granted I may not have the cast picked out yet but I will throw around a few ideas.Just remember my dream my blog, do not like it HA do something about it, write your own in response.

05- The Sting- 1973- Paul Newman and Robert Redford, Director- George Roy Hill— My dream cast Matt Damon, George Clooney- Director Robert Redford, or Steven Soderbergh

Have the same story line as the orginal. Same setting  to 1930’s Chicago.When a mutual friend is killed by a mob boss, two con men, one experienced and one young try to get even by pulling off the big con on the mob boss. The story unfolds with several twists and last minute alterations.

04- The Wizard of OZ- 1939- Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Frank Morgan, Bert Lahr, Marget Hamilton, Jack Haley— Director Victor Flemming— My dream cast– Dorthy- unknown actress about 12-14 Scarecrow- Sean Hays, Tin Man -Hugh Jackman, Cowardly Lion- Nathan Lane- Wizard-Kelsey Grammar- Wicked Witch, Idina Menzel– Director- Unknown

In this charming film based on the popular L. Frank Baum stories, Dorothy and her dog Toto are caught in a tornado’s path and somehow end up in the land of Oz. Here she meets some memorable friends and foes in her journey to meet the Wizard of Oz who everyone says can help her return home and possibly grant her new friends their goals of a brain, heart and courage.

03- The Shootist -1976- John Wayne, James Stewart, Richard Boone, Ron Howard, Lauren Bacall, Hugh O Brian,– Director Don Siegel,  Dream Cast–Kevin Costner, Sam Elliott, Zach Effron,Meryl Streep, John C Reilly, John Cusack—Director Unknown

John Bernard Books, a gunfighter approaching his 58th birthday, finds that he has rectal cancer and two months to live. He takes a room with Bond Rogers and her son, Gillom, to wait until death comes. Of course, his very presence starts off events in the town. The Marshal comes, prepared to die in a shootout, Gillom tries to idolize him, Bond first is disgusted and then pities him. Then, realizing that he will die in great pain, he comes up with an idea to go out with a bang. If this movie ever truly does get remade I will protest beyond all believe. I thought that this would be a great cast to do it.


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