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Best Renovation Movies

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Structural Renovation

Blandings has a dream of getting out of the crowded, cramped city and into the country where can renovate an old house and... have the most frustrating experience with a deal too good to be true... because it is. But hey, happy ending?



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People who added this item 2778 Average listal rating (1796 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7.2
Daniel-son renovates Miagi's house exteriors, like walkways and fence, plus a car's exterior... all while renovating his exterior through... karate.








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People who added this item 3068 Average listal rating (1886 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.2
Chocolat (2001)
She brings love and joy and mischief to a quiet European village after renovating an old dusty store into a delightful chocolate shop.








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People who added this item 935 Average listal rating (614 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7.5
Ray turns a baseball field out of a corn field in Iowa, which can be mistaken for heaven.









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People who added this item 639 Average listal rating (392 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.7






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People who added this item 679 Average listal rating (402 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 6
An addition to the Banks' house, due to a new addition to the Banks family.




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People who added this item 462 Average listal rating (326 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.4
The Money Pit (1986)
In an exaggerated and updated version of "Mr. Blandings" we see two unlikable people try to make an unlikable situation into something likable, but everything goes wrong, of course! But hey, happy ending?







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People who added this item 940 Average listal rating (588 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.4
Accepted (2006)
An abandoned building is renovated into a fake college, S.H.I.T (South Harmon Institute of Technology) for those who can't get into even the shitty colleges.








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People who added this item 161 Average listal rating (110 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.2
One Week (1920)
Buster attempts to fix up a house on wheels... in one week where nothing goes right.








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People who added this item 297 Average listal rating (189 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.1
Three friends retreat to the woods to build their own little paradise, repurposing enough objects (some stolen from actual home construction sites) to make their hideout.







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People who added this item 116 Average listal rating (84 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.3
The husband and wife foster houses, by renovating and flipping them, then they foster children... and do a little renovating, but no flipping.







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The Notebook (2004)
They made love in an old, abandoned house, their love motivated him to renovate the hell out of it while she was banished from seeing him... and maybe, just maybe, make love to her again in the now pristine, restored house.








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Personal Renovation

People who added this item 1343 Average listal rating (779 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.8
My Fair Lady (1964)





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People who added this item 3734 Average listal rating (2473 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.6
Mulan (1998)






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People who added this item 4357 Average listal rating (2964 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7




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Sister Act (1992)

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People who added this item 605 Average listal rating (341 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.6
Contempt (1963)

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Rebecca (1940)

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From dud duds to stud duds






And from punk to trained assassin




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People who added this item 3117 Average listal rating (1981 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.3
Cinderella (1950)


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People who added this item 1035 Average listal rating (648 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.7
Sabrina (1954)

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Son in Law (1993)

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Limitless (2011)



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Pretty Woman (1990)



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Funny Face (1957)




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Mean Girls (2004)


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This list was created by and in the opinion of Stephen H Koontz

We are renovating our basement this summer, inspiring me to create a list about home renovation. Plus, human renovation, for fun.

((Listed in no particular order))

Created May 2020
Updated August 2020



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