Movies That Shouldn't Have Been Made

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1.
Psycho (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
A young female embezzler arrives at the Bates Motel, which has terrible secrets of its own. (105 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
“ The original was amazing and you can't beat it, especially with a color shot by shot remake. The original was based on a book and it was even more violent and Norman was older and fatter, if this had to be made, then why not take that approach? ” - jwoehr
 
2.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
On the outskirts of Whoville, there lives a green, revenge-seeking Grinch who plans on ruining the Christmas holiday for all of the citizens of the town. (104 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
“ I still watch the original special without barely thinking of this dragged out excuse for Jim Carrey to over-act and turn the Grinch into a loud goofball. ” - jwoehr
 
3.
Total Recall (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A factory worker, Douglas Quaid, begins to suspect that he is a spy after visiting Rekall - a company that provides its clients with implanted fake memories of a life they would like to have led - goes wrong and he finds himself on the run. (118 mins.)
Director: Len Wiseman
“ I wouldn't even call the original out-dated since it still works and is everything this film isn't, smart, fascinating and....original. ” - jwoehr
 
4.
Red Dawn (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A group of teenagers look to save their town from an invasion of North Korean soldiers. (93 mins.)
Director: Dan Bradley
“ Teen girls might love the young male cast, which might be the only excuse tod anyone to see this. For a film based on a 1984 movie, it feels un-inspired and exists for no good reason. ” - jwoehr
 
5.
The Smurfs (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they tumble from their magical world into New York City. (103 mins.)
Director: Raja Gosnell
“ One of the worst scripts of all time. Have they even seen the show? Apparently not since the sequel doesn't take place at the Smurf village either and is in Paris. I predict in part 3, they fight the war on terror. ” - jwoehr
 
6.
Son of the Mask (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.2/10 X  
Tim Avery, an aspiring cartoonist, finds himself in a predicament when his dog stumbles upon the mask of Loki. Then after conceiving an infant son "born of the mask", he discovers just how looney child raising can be. (94 mins.)
 
7.
Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  
Set back in the 80s when Harry met Lloyd in high school where they cross paths with a mean principal and a bunch of other outcasts much like themselves. (85 mins.)
Director: Troy Miller
 
8.
The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A remake of the 1951 classic science fiction film about an alien visitor and his giant robot counterpart who visit Earth. (104 mins.)
 
9.
The Karate Kid (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Work causes a single mother to move to China with her young son; in his new home, the boy embraces kung fu, taught to him by a master. (140 mins.)
Director: Harald Zwart
“ Like father like son, they should just find themselves original roles, although this actually could have been worse. ” - jwoehr
 
10.
Wild Wild West (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
The two best hired guns in the West must save President Grant from the clutches of a nineteenth-century inventor-villain. (106 mins.)
“ Sorry to sound prejudice but just telling the truth, how many films have white people playing black roles? I can't think of many, can you. But hey, if they existed I'd have a problem with them as well.
Will Smith as a cowboy might have been fun in something else but in Wild Wild West, it seems to have been done for no good reason. ” - jwoehr
 
11.
Battleship (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals. (131 mins.)
Director: Peter Berg
 
12.
Weekend at Bernie's II (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Larry and Richard use a voodoo-revived corpse to track down hidden money to clear their names. (97 mins.)
Director: Robert Klane
 
13.
The Cat in the Hat (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
Two bored children have their lives turned upside down when a talking cat comes to visit them. (82 mins.)
Director: Bo Welch
 
14.
The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  
Dodger must confront the struggles of life as he is visited by the Garbage Pail Kids and intimidated by some older bullies. (100 mins.)
Director: Rod Amateau
 
15.
Queen of the Damned (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
The vampire Lestat becomes a rock star whose music wakes up the queen of all vampires. (101 mins.)
Director: Michael Rymer
 
16.
Dragonball: Evolution (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.6/10 X  
The young warrior Son Goku sets out on a quest, racing against time and the vengeful King Piccolo, to collect a set of seven magical orbs that will grant their wielder unlimited power. (85 mins.)
Director: James Wong
“ I always saw potential in a movie "just like I did with the Smurfs", but just like with the Smurfs they took the wrong approach. ” - jwoehr
 
17.
Jaws: The Revenge (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  
Chief Brody's widow believes that her family is deliberately being targeted by another shark in search of revenge. (89 mins.)
Director: Joseph Sargent
 
18.
Another Stakeout (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Prankster cops Chris and Bill are joined by a Gina from the DA's office to stakeout a lakeside home. (108 mins.)
Director: John Badham
“ I loved the under-rated buddy cop film that is the original but this sequel is a bit un-inspired, hell it must be with Rosie O'Donnell added to the mix. ” - jwoehr
 
19.
The Honeymooners (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  
Working class New York bus driver Ralph Kramden is always coming up with get-rich-quick schemes for him and his best friend, Ed Norton, who's always around to help him get in (and out of) trouble. (90 mins.)
Director: John Schultz
“ Read Wild Wild West, but will say white and black people should make a deal, you stay away from my roles and I'll stay away from yours but what black roles have white people played? Just saying...
Someone has to say it and not being mean, there is some talented people in this movie but why waste their time even doing it when they can do something original. ” - jwoehr
 
20.
Lost in Space (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
The Robinson family was going into space to fight for a chance for humanity. Now they are fighting to live long enough to find a way home. (130 mins.)
Director: Stephen Hopkins
“ A campy show gets an overly serious plot and wastes a talented cast while painfully mis-casting Matt LaBlanc as a macho soldier. ” - jwoehr
 
21.
Batman & Robin (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
Batman and Robin try to keep their relationship together even as they must stop Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy from freezing Gotham City. (125 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
 
22.
Jack (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Because of an unusual aging disorder that has aged him four times faster than a normal human being, a boy enters the fifth grade for the first time with the appearance of a 40 year old man. (113 mins.)
 
23.
Triplets (????)
Julius and Vincent Benedict discover they have a third sibling.
Director: Ivan Reitman
“ Not out yet, but should never come out. ” - jwoehr
 
24.
Daddy Day Camp (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  
Seeking to offer his son the satisfying summer camp experience that eluded him as a child, the operator of a neighborhood daycare center opens his own camp, only to face financial hardship and stiff competition from a rival camp. (89 mins.)
Director: Fred Savage
 
25.
Garfield (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Jon Arbuckle buys a second pet, a dog named Odie. However, Odie is then abducted and it is up to Jon's cat, Garfield, to find and rescue the canine. (80 mins.)
Director: Pete Hewitt