It's surprising how many movies would still be totally watchable, and generally every bit as good, if the genders of the main characters were switched.
Hollywood knows this trick well, and they like to pull it out of their bag when creating a sequel or rebooting a franchise, because it somehow manages to make the story feel fresh again. (Barely NSFW due to language)
Dani Leonard's new video series "SWAPPED" focuses on remaking iconic movie scenes with a gender flip, and asks the question "How does a story change if you change the hero's gender?"
-Via The Mary Sue