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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 2796 Average listal rating (1806 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 3065 Average listal rating (1882 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 939 Average listal rating (618 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 641 Average listal rating (391 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.7






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People who added this item 684 Average listal rating (405 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 467 Average listal rating (329 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 941 Average listal rating (589 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 (111 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 296 Average listal rating (188 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 128 Average listal rating (91 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 1345 Average listal rating (784 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.8
My Fair Lady (1964)





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Mulan (1998)






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Sister Act (1992)

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People who added this item 611 Average listal rating (346 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 3141 Average listal rating (1999 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.3
Cinderella (1950)


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People who added this item 1038 Average listal rating (651 ratings) 7.5 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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