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updated 10/29/1990 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 10/29/1990 AT 01:00 AM EST

Not many lists of the Top 10 movies from the 1950s that ought to be remade would have included The Desperate Hours or The Narrow Margin. So, if they're going to insist on doing this kind of thing, how about: A Streetcar Named Desire with Aidan Quinn, Glenn Close and Elizabeth McGovern; Giant with Harrison Ford, Kathleen Turner and Sean Penn; Some Like It Hot with William Hurt, Denzel Washington and Melanie Griffith; To Catch a Thief with Dennis Quaid and Julia Roberts; Gentlemen Prefer Blondes with Madonna and Paula Abdul; High Noon with Tom Berenger and Robin Wright; The Three Faces of Eve with Laura San Giacomo and Richard Dreyfuss; Summertime with Marcello Mastroianni and Joanne Woodward; From Here to Eternity with Kevin Costner, John Cusack, Teri Garr, John Goodman and, in the Sinatra role, Bruce Springsteen; Marty with Jeff Goldblum and Mary Steenburgen; Them! with giant ants that are the result of toxic waste—induced mutations (in the giant-ants-that-are-the-result-of-atomic-test-induced-mutations role).

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