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Why it's so great: With its deft mixture of cutting humor, memorable set pieces, pitch-perfect casting and creative monsters - not to mention an overriding sense of genuine inspiration - "Ghostbusters" is the standard-bearer for horror/comedies in the modern age.
Remake-o-meter says: With a third entry still sitting in limbo thanks to one apparent hold-up (ahem, Bill Murray), the idea of producing a straight remake may start looking like an attractive option to Columbia, which is obviously itching to wring more money out of the long-dormant film franchise. Nevertheless, some reports have indicated the sequel will go ahead without Murray, which, while unconscionable in its own right, is still a far more welcome option than the idea of a traditional remake.