The question occured to me while watching The Italian Job remake trailer: which current films are gonna go through the re-think machine for future generations to discover first-hand? Of the remakes I can think of, they generally seem to break down into 5 specific categories 1) to exploit developments in film-making technology - updated effects, inflated budgets etc. e.g. Time Machine 2) to realise the specific vision of a filmmaker e.g. Psycho 3) to translate a foreign success to the English-speaking world e.g. The Vanishing 4) to update a classic story, cast teen actors and set it in a high-school somewhere, e.g. Swimfan 5) to rake in bags and bags of cash So what currently new flicks will be cropping up again in our film-going futures?