The Moviefile - Drop-Dead Bread: Turning Cult Classics Into Blockbusters

If you've been keeping up with entertainment news, then you know that two remakes of cult-classic films were recently announced: David Cronenberg's Videodrome is being remade into a sci-fi action thriller and Drop Dead Fred is being re-done with Brit comic Russell Brand. We're not sure we see the logic -- are they hoping that these underperforming movies will make a lot more money the second time around? If that's the case, we came up with ten old, used-up cult films that deserve to be seen by wider audiences, preferably by adding a lot of big-budget special effects and A-list talent. After all, who wants to see a movie that was made in 1985? Ugh!

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