What's the best story that took an old plot device and made it new?

Science fiction and fantasy are full of story ideas and plot devices that have been used to death, from time travel to clones. But often, the most exciting stories are the ones that breathe new life into those old ideas. What's your favorite story that takes an old, overused concept and make it brand spanking new?

Please include a picture of the book cover, poster or still from your chosen story, so we can marvel at its awesomeness!

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