With remakes of 'Point Break' and 'The Crow' already in the works, we ask Tinseltown to lay off these '90s gems
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One of the most unlikely Best Picture nominees in Oscar history, "Babe" (based on the 1983 Dick King-Smith novel "The Sheep-Pig") came out of nowhere in 1995 to rake in a stunning $250 million + worldwide and capture the hearts of moviegoers with its simple story about a young pig who dreams of being a sheep-dog. The film's enormous success means a remake certainly isn't out of the running (particularly considering that the original franchise stalled out with the much darker 1998 sequel "Babe: Pig in the City"), but of course that doesn't mean it's a good idea. The original was so beloved thanks in large part to the unassuming charm and simplicity it radiated; the film was sweet without being cloying, technically accomplished without sacrificing its heart. A remake would almost certainly fail to achieve the same balance.