Nowadays every now and then we get to hear about some thriller or romantic films hitting the theatre but have we ever thought about those movies that were never made. Though it might surprise a few of us, it is true that there are some films which were well planned out but due to some reason could not get completed. Here is a list which includes the names of top ten movies that were never made.
List of Top 10 Movies that were never made
- Heart of Darkness
- Dark Blood
- Who Killed Bambi?
- The Game of Death
- Rendezvous with Rama
- A Princess of Mars
Top Ten Movies that were never made
Read through the below piece of writing and get to know the top ten movies that were never made. Movies that were started and had the potential to become hits but eventually never finished.
1. Heart of Darkness
On the list of top ten movies that were never made, Heart of Darkness is the fore most one. This movie was supposed to be based on Joseph Conrad’s novel with the same name but could not materialise due to lack of fund.
2. Dark Blood
The movie Dark Blood was started by Joaquin who was a renowned director. The movie was on its process when Joaquin passed away due to drug induced heart failure at the young age of 23. This tragedy stopped its further progress and was never made.
3. Who Killed Bambi?
Who Killed Bambi was originally dreamt of as a punk rock version of The Beatles’ A Hard Day’s Night. Even a day and a half shooting was completed when all of a sudden their production company, 20th Century Fox, pulled all of the film’s funding after reading the script. This was how the film was not completed and today, is one among the top ten movies that were never made.
4. The Game of Death
The Game of Death had the once upon a time famous actor, Bruce Lee. While working on it Lee was offered the chance to star in Enter the Dragon, another movie thus the production of The Game of Death on hold for some time. However, he breathed his last before he could return to work on Game of Death and till date the movie was never made.
Napoleon was planned out by the great director, Stanley Kubrick who’s quite a number of movies has hit the theatre. The movie shares a place along the top ten movies that were never made due to the untimely death of Stanley leaving it incomplete forever.
Dune would have been one of the true masterpieces of science fiction if the production would have not fallen in the midway. It was directed by Frank Herbert and had few notable artists and music bands.
The seventh position on the chart of top ten movies that were never made is Kaleidoscope by Alfred Hitchcock. The narrative was about a necrophilia serial slayer in New York City but then the movie did not get acceptance from any of the studios and at the end the director had to cancel it.
8. Rendezvous with Rama
Rendezvous with Rama was supposed to be based on Arthur C. Clarke’s novel of the same title directed by David Fincher who in between abandoned the project several times for which the movie could not be completed.
The film, entitled Megalopolis, would have followed the reconstruction of New York City after a “disastrous incident which later became a tough job for the director crediting the movie to be among the top ten movies that were never made.
10. A Princess of Mars
A Princess of Mars was a fully animated movie adapted from Burroughs’ novel A Princess of Mars. Due to poor reactions from test audiences during test footage, the whole project had been abandoned.