10 Old Movies People Want to See in the Theaters Again

Is there an old movie that you wish would be rereleased in theaters? Several Redditors weighed in on this question to deliver this list of films people would race to the theaters to see.

1. Saving Private Ryan (1998)

Saving Private Ryan was an incredible watch on the big screen. One user shared, “While waiting for my friend in the bathroom, I noticed an old couple passing me by. She was a petite woman holding on to the arm of a tall man shuffling his way along. 

She looked at him and said, ‘I had no idea you went through anything like that.’ He kept silent, his head down, and they slowly left the theater. I was dumbstruck.”

2. The Lord of the Rings (2001-2003)

Several people in the thread agreed they would run to the theaters to watch The Lord of the Rings.

Others insisted the movie wasn’t old before one shared, “It’s been 21 years since Fellowship of the Ring came out. To put it in context Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back was 21 years old when the Fellowship of the Ring came out.”

3. Twister (1996)

After people voted for Twister, one user informed that there is a confirmed sequel for 2024, to which others were ecstatic. However, one stated, “Won’t see it. Not without Bill Paxton and Philip Seymour Hoffman.”

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4. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

2001: A Space Odyssey was voted by many as a film they would love to see in the theaters but in IMAX. One shared, “I saw a restored 70mm print at the Cinerama Theater in Seattle a few years ago. It was sublime.”

5. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Lawrence of Arabia was another classic people wanted to see in IMAX. One Redditor volunteered, “I got to see this in theater as part of a summer Classic Films series. It was amazing!” Another shared the experienced and noted, “It even had an intermission. It was great.”

6. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)

Someone announced, “My kid and I would rush to see the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles from 1990.” However, others argued that Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991) was better and had Vanilla Ice. “Go, Ninja, go, ninja, go!”

7. Indiana Jones and The Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Redditors nominated Indiana Jones and The Raiders of the Lost Ark as a film people wished would be rereleased in theaters. Many also agreed that any of the original three Indiana Jones films would be awesome. 

8. Heat (1995)

Heat. “Great shootout. I’m a big Michael Mann fan,” one advised. Another added, “In Dolby Atmos. Imagine the bank robbery scene.” Before a third said, “100000% + IMAX.”

9. Blazing Saddles (1974)

Blazing Saddles,” one suggested. “The world needs to laugh without guilt again.” Several Redditors quoted the film and wished it would hit theaters, while others noted Twitter would cancel it. One admitted, “I tried watching it but couldn’t watch it. Felt too guilty.”

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10. The Thing (1982)

The Thing from 1982 is a notable horror classic that has several people in the comments excited about seeing it in theaters. One admitted they saw it the first time at a theatre two years ago on one of their giant screens. “Loved it.”

We hope you enjoyed these Reddit picks for films they’d race to see again in theaters. This article is inspired by the internet and does not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of My Life, I Guess.

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