The Blues Brothers
Or, more accurately, The Blues Sisters. Jane and Eloise (Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig in matching Wayfarers) are on a mission from God. Just switch out ”Soul Man” for Joe Cocker’s ”Woman to Woman.”
Hollywood has (unjustly) a much lower cutoff age for relevance when it comes to women. Still, an all-female version is reportedly in the works, and it’d be awesome to see over-40 actresses like Naomi Watts, Diane Lane, and Laura Linney kicking ass and taking names.
The Shawshank Redemption
Essentially a period-piece Orange Is the New Black. It figures that both already have a wise character named Red.
Glengarry Glen Ross
There are tons of female real estate agents, so clearly the job doesn’t really take brass balls. Who wouldn’t want to see, say, Meryl Streep, Glenn Close, and Annette Bening hurling profanities at one another?
Okay, we know this sounds crazy, but what if there were a remake in which all the strippers were women! What’s that? Showgirls, you say? Never heard of it.