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    People Are Sharing The Movies They'd Want Remade From A Different Character's Perspective And, Honestly, Just Wow

    Maleficent walked so these retellings could run.

    Have you ever watched a ~film~ and thought, Hmm, this story sure would be a lot more interesting if we got to see it from someone else's perspective?

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    Well, I have good news: You're not alone! As displayed this week when Reddit user porcupineapplepieces asked, "If instead of rebooting movies, retelling them from a different point of view became popular, which movie would you like retold?"

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    Here are just a few of the ~most interesting~ reimaginings pitched:

    1. Star Wars (1977)

    LucasFilm Ltd.

    "The original, but told from a Stormtrooper's POV and framed as a goofy Storm Trooper buddy-cop comedy."

    Historiaaa

    2. The Game (1997)

    PolyGram Filmed Entertainment

    "I want to see the same story from the Consumer Recreation Services point of view. I want to see how they manage all the actors and situations to make sure everything goes the way they want it."

    _hardliner_

    3. The Princess and the Frog (2009)

    Walt Disney Studios

    "We got Maleficent out of Sleeping Beauty, so where the FUCK is Dr. Facilier’s backstory? He had a debt with literal demons and nobody seems to give a shit?!"

    dashesinherstars

    4. The Matrix (1999)

    Warner Bros.

    "This, but told from Agent Smith’s perspective. Just a dude doing everything he can to prevent a bunch of smelly rebels from ruining his battery factory."

    SuperousMaximus

    5. Robin Hood (1938)

    Warner Bros. Pictures

    "From the Sheriff of Nottingham's perspective. It'd be great to watch a movie about what is essentially a medieval cop trying to catch a highwayman."

    DunningFreddieKruger

    6. Aliens (1986)

    20th Century Fox

    "I would think this film, but from Newt’s perspective. How a girl survived all that, plus the loss of her family alone, on a foreign planet? That would be pretty substantial."

    softkermit

    7. 500 Days of Summer (2009)

    Fox Searchlight Pictures

    "I think it would be really interesting to see Summer's perspective on everything."

    kishanmanoj

    8. The Lion King (1994)

    Walt Disney Studios

    "The story told from Scar's perspective. I'd love to hear about what really happened before the Mufasa era, and see exactly how Mufasa cheated Scar out of the throne."

    clayhamilton922

    9. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

    Paramount Pictures

    "Told ENTIRELY from Willy Wonka's perspective. I know the Tim Burton reboot focused more on Wonka, but I want the full story from his POV. I want to hear all of his wicked thoughts."

    cwbybbp

    10. The Harry Potter series (2001–2011)

    Warner Bros.

    "I want a movie (and/or a book series) titled, 'Neville Longbottom and the Sword of Gryffindor,' that's just about life at Hogwarts for those actually going to class while the big three were wandering around the woods."

    themillwater

    11. Forrest Gump (1994)

    Paramount Pictures

    "I'd love to see this retold from Lt. Dan's perspective. It could be really good focusing on his training, then getting sent to Vietnam and being in charge of 'an idiot.' Then the struggles of a soldier returning from war and the way the VA treated him, only for him to reunite with said 'idiot' who saved his life."

    N43-0-6-W85-47-11

    12. Batman (1989)

    Warner Bros.

    "Or really any one of the Batman movies...but retold from Alfred's perspective. That would be awesome."

    BatteryRock

    13. Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

    Marvel Studios

    "I'd want to see the kickass Nick Fury movie that's lurking in the background of Cap's story."

    Portarossa

    14. Men in Black (1997)

    Sony Pictures Releasing

    "From the point of view of K...instantly changes everything."

    Curse3242

    15. Fight Club (1999)

    20th Century Fox

    "Imagine watching this story play out, but from solely Marla's perspective."

    dahliazuli

    16. Gladiator (2000)

    DreamWorks Pictures

    "You know the African gladiator who befriends Maximus? I want to see the movie from his perspective. Like, really, REALLY bad."

    EggeLegge

    17. And finally, Mean Girls (2004)

    Paramount Pictures

    "Told from the perspective of the girl who doesn't even go there."

    realitytvwithjordan

    Now it's YOUR turn! Which movie would you love to see told from a different character's perspective? Why would the movie be better if told that way?! Share all of your deepest thoughts and opinions in the comments below!

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    Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity. H/T Reddit.

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