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    Here's another movie that is being remade:

    Dimension Films is Remaking Short Circuit
    Source: Variety April 4, 2008

    Dimension Films has acquired rights to remake the 1986 film, Short Circuit, reports Variety.

    The original introduced Number 5, a robot built by the military to be a highly sophisticated weapon. It developed a conscience and a personality after being hit by lightning, and then needed the help of humans after it was targeted for destruction by its makers, once it became a peacenik.

    S.S. Wilson and Brent Maddock, who created the characters and wrote both "Short Circuit" films, have been hired to write the remake.

    David Foster and Ryan E. Heppe will produce with John Hyde.



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    Quote Originally Posted by ZeoHalen View Post
    Here's a concept: How about we come up with original ideas!!!!!
    They ran out of those years ago. At this rate we'll have a Smokey and the Bandit remake soon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by VanHalenRules View Post
    They ran out of those years ago. At this rate we'll have a Smokey and the Bandit remake soon.
    Nah.... Right now there aren't any good cars to use.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ZeoHalen View Post
    Nah.... Right now there aren't any good cars to use.
    Well, they are using a freaking Mustang in the new Night Rider.
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    Quote Originally Posted by VanHalenRules View Post
    Well, they are using a freaking Mustang in the new Night Rider.
    Like I said. There are no good cars to use.
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    Maybe Steve Guttenberg and Ally Sheedy can make cameos? It would be the most work either has had in years.

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    No kidding. I think Ally Sheedy is out of acting all together.
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    I thought they already did remake it?

    This is an upcoming Disney film called "WALL-E", whose main character strikes quite a significant and uncanny resemblance to the robot in "Short Circuit". The differences between the two are minimal.



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    i've also heard that the are supposed to remake or already have Fletch. if so thats fucking sad. its like trying to remake casablanca or gone with the wind.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chefcraig View Post
    I thought they already did remake it?

    This is an upcoming Disney film called "WALL-E", whose main character strikes quite a significant and uncanny resemblance to the robot in "Short Circuit". The differences between the two are minimal.



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    I took my kids to see Horton last week and they played the trailer for this and I swear, I thought it was a Short Cicuit remake.
    Of ALL the movies to remake...WHY Short Circuit?!?
    Next we'll have remakes of WarGames, Ferris Bueller, The Last Dragon, Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo...Hell, why not remake EVERY movie that came out in the 80s?!? We'll just do the whole decade over.
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    "Wall-E alive!" just doesn't have the same ring as "Number 5 alive!!!!!"
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    Thanks for the War Games mention. I was just gonna ask about that one.

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    Nope, I'm holding out for a new version of Shanghai Surprise. Certainly couldn't be much worse than what the original heaping pile of dog dung was.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Han Valen View Post
    Next we'll have remakes of WarGames, Ferris Bueller, The Last Dragon, Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo...Hell, why not remake EVERY movie that came out in the 80s?!? We'll just do the whole decade over.
    I shudder to think of what a modern-day "Ferris Bueller" would be like - what, they skip school and spend all day inside playing video games? But DIF would be down with a continuation of the "Breakin'" series!

    VHRules inspires an interesting concept - why don't they try remaking crappy movies and see if they can make them work this time?!?

 

 

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