With remakes of 'Point Break' and 'The Crow' already in the works, we ask Tinseltown to lay off these '90s gems
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.