OK. That would be a must-watch.
Fugitive Alien… animated by Miyazaki.
I’ve got several potential remakes from the MST3K vaults. If I had to pick one, I’d go with Prince of Space. I’d hire Shaina West for the newly gender-flipped lead role. I would hire Ironhead Studios for the costumes. I’d bring on a stunt team and director that knows how to film the action. Think John Wick. And I would definitely revamp the villains from the ground up.
you’d either have to change the title or make it an extremely silly big-budget parody, but Horror of Party Beach gets my vote. either going in a more serious direction with it or making it a pastiche of monster movies from decades past would result in something very fun and unique.
If budget is no problem, I think the two Rocky Jones movies would be great. Space Pirates! Two moons orbiting each other rocketing through space! Shooting Bobby out an airlock! Space epic, here we come.
With a more limited budget, The Gunslinger. A wife taking over as Marshall after her husband is killed and falling in love with the assassin hired to kill her by the local brothel madam sounds like a good western to me.
The Undead could be kind of like The Prophesy mixed with a little medieval time travel. Witches, souls, the devil (again played by Viggo Mortensen), sacrifice - it could be good.
I don’t know why it didn’t occur to me before, but I’ve always wanted to see Michelle Rodriguez as Commander Cody in a Radar Men from the Moon remake.
I’m constantly disappointed whenever I turn it on and it ISN’T a beach musical a la Frankie and Annette! Take that – and add some ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ – and you’ve got, well, not a hit, but something that the Alamo Drafthouse would put into regular circulation.
But I’ve always said that if I made a movie it would be an ‘Alien From L.A.’ remake. Neon beachwear! Atomic-age drive-ins! Sunken caverns filled with… things to be mined! A matte painting of a city straight out of Bladerunner! Weird fashion! Think what one could do with all of this fertile eye candy if one added a plot and actual light to see any of it! I could finally answer the question of why the miner seems like her love interest for 3/4 of the movie before an extra steps out of the shadows and takes over! The mind reels!
Mitchell. But only if some of the riffs could be utilized for actual dialogue. This would bring me joy.
If we hold out just long enough, Warner Bros might just give us a monsterverse Gamera. Even though it likely wouldn’t be a strict remake of the films riffed, it’d it happen without us needing to do anything at all. If that still counts towards the premise.
I stand by my pick from another thread:
Well, The Island WAS kind of a remake of Parts, or at least that’s what the courts said.
Sampo/The Day the Earth Froze, Sampo/Magic Voyage of Sinbad, and Ilya Muromets/Sword and the Dragon could provide really cool remakes.
I feel like Toho would block that. They don’t have much of a sense of humor or general sense of fun.
Personally, I thought the 90s Gamera movies were way better than the 90s Godzilla movies. They actually made the Gamera character interesting.
Love The Day The Earth Froze. I was alive when they ised to say the next ice age was just around the corner.
First Spaceship to Venus
If we can find another accordion magician for the starring role, we can remake Daddy-O.
I’m throwing in for The Touch of Satan. Quicker dialogue delivery, modern makeup and special effects… I’d watch it anyway.
The screaming skull. It has the potential to be a better gaslight than gaslight.
I would too, especially if there was a better house for the fish, and a soundtrack that wasn’t just Amazing Grace.