The Worst Movie Remakes.

The Worst movie remakes of all-time.
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1.
Rollerball (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.0/10 X  
The big thing in 2005 is a violent sport which can have some pretty serious consequences... like dying. (98 mins.)
Director: John McTiernan
“ There is absolutely nothing here that works on any conceivable level. At all. ” - Robyn Nesbitt
 
2.
The Wicker Man (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
A sheriff investigating the disappearance of a young girl from a small island discovers there's a larger mystery to solve among the island's secretive, neo-pagan community. (102 mins.)
Director: Neil LaBute
“ Hilariously awful. Nicolas Cage somehow manages to create a horror movie even camper than Christopher Lee frolicking about naked in the original. This is so bad that Robin Hardy, director of the original, disassociated himself from it almost immediately. ” - Robyn Nesbitt
 
3.
The Pink Panther (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Bumbling Inspector Clouseau must solve the murder of a famous soccer coach and find out who stole the infamous Pink Panther diamond. (93 mins.)
Director: Shawn Levy
“ Which was worse? Slapping together footage of the deceased Peter Sellers for 1982′s "Trail of the Pink Panther," or Steve Martin resurrecting the bumbling Clouseau behind a bad accent and mustache. Hold on…I’m still thinking. ” - Robyn Nesbitt
 
4.
Bangkok Dangerous (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A hitman who's in Bangkok to pull off a series of jobs violates his personal code when he falls for a local woman and bonds with his errand boy. (99 mins.)
“ Does Nicolas Cage hold the record for actor who’s made the most (and most awful) remakes? ” - Robyn Nesbitt
 
5.
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 sci-fi film about an alien visitor and his giant robot counterpart who visit Earth. (104 mins.)
“ A storyline about an ecological disaster delivered through a cinematic disaster. ” - Robyn Nesbitt
 
6.
Get Carter (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Years ago, Jack Carter left his Seattle home to become a Las Vegas mob casino financial enforcer. He... (102 mins.)
Director: Stephen Kay
“ Sylvester Stallone attempts to prove he can be as cool as Michael Caine was back in his heyday. Sure, Sly can carry a gun and wear a posh suit, but can he hit the same emotional notes as Caine? That’d be a no. ” - Robyn Nesbitt
 
7.
Sleuth (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
On his sprawling country estate, an aging writer matches wits with the struggling actor who has stolen his wife's heart. (88 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Branagh
“ How do you bring together a Nobel Prize-winning writer, a director renowned for his Shakespeare adaptations, a two-time Oscar-winning actor, and the reigning No. 1 British screen heartthrob and still come up with nonsense? ” - Robyn Nesbitt
 
8.
The Vanishing (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The boyfriend of an abducted woman never gives up the search as the abductor looks on. (109 mins.)
Director: George Sluizer
“ You’ll wish it would just disappear. This remake of the 1988 Franco-Dutch film tacks on a horrific happy ending that completely ruins the horror of the original. ” - Robyn Nesbitt
 
9.
The Longest Yard (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Prison inmates form a football team to challenge the prison guards. (113 mins.)
Director: Peter Segal
“ Just because some current Hollywood star is going to defile your work doesn't mean you have to lend a hand Burt. ” - Robyn Nesbitt
 
10.
A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
The spectre of a dead child rapist haunts the children of the parents who murdered him, stalking and killing them in their dreams. (95 mins.)
Director: Samuel Bayer
“ As the various teenagers fight to stay awake, you may find yourself doing exactly the same. Craven’s original at least had a little fun with the premise. This Nightmare is positively miserable. ” - Robyn Nesbitt
 
11.
Arthur (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A drunken playboy stands to lose a wealthy inheritance when he falls for a woman his family doesn't like. (110 mins.)
Director: Jason Winer
“ Irritating and unnecessary. A big-screen sitcom that gets socially responsible at the end. Brand once again proves his complete lack of range. ” - Robyn Nesbitt
 
12.
Poltergeist (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
A family whose suburban home is haunted by evil forces must come together to rescue their youngest daughter after the apparitions take her captive. (93 mins.)
Director: Gil Kenan
“ Nothing to see here. Keep moving along quickly please. ” - Robyn Nesbitt
 
13.
Straw Dogs (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
L.A. screenwriter David Sumner relocates with his wife to her hometown in the deep South. There, while tensions build between them, a brewing conflict with locals becomes a threat to them both. (110 mins.)
Director: Rod Lurie
“ Rod Lurie’s remake of the Sam Peckinpah controversy-courter shaves off all the original’s contentious rough edges, producing something that feels dry and safe. ” - Robyn Nesbitt
 
14.
The Fog (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  
The inhabitants of Antonio Island, off the coast of Oregon, are about to unveil a statue honoring the four men (Castle... (100 mins.)
“ Another remake bites the dust with "The Fog," an unnecessary updating of John Carpenter's 1980 original. The movie rehashes the original set-up: a small harbour-town under attack from a revenge-seeking mist. Then it forgets to include such incidentals as pace, clarity, atmosphere, and suspense. ” - Robyn Nesbitt
 
15.
Psycho (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
A young female embezzeler arrives at the Bates Motel which has terrible secrets of its own. (105 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
“ Gus Van Sant’s shot-by-shot remake of Alfred Hitchcock’s genre-defining classic in color. An utterly empty technical achievement. ” - Robyn Nesbitt
 
16.
The Omen (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A remake of the horror classic The Omen, an American official realizes that his young son may literally be the devil incarnate. (110 mins.)
Director: John Moore
“ John Moore’s remake was clearly put into production in order to fit around a funky release date (6.6.06), but serves no purpose beyond that. Copying every single story beat from the original film, the only thing that gives this remake any edge is the presence of Mia Farrow as a devious nanny. ” - Robyn Nesbitt
 
17.
The Thing (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
At an Antarctica research site, the discovery of an alien craft leads to a confrontation between graduate student Kate Lloyd and scientist Dr. Sander Halvorson. (103 mins.)
“ John Carpenter’s cult classic closely resembled Howard Hawks’ Cold War-era masterpiece, but gruesome special effects helped add a welcome dose of horror to the original’s eerie paranoia. This version contains none of the above. ” - Robyn Nesbitt
 
18.
Oldboy (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Obsessed with vengeance, a man sets out to find out why he was kidnapped and locked into solitary confinement for twenty years without reason. (104 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
“ The remake remains largely faithful to the story of the 2003 effort, but seriously lacks in intensity and a sense of meaning. The original film achieves a sublime blending of ultra-violence with extreme art, while the remake feels bogged down in its copycat status, and its overall lighter tone hampers its enigmatic, disconcerting story of revenge. My advice is to avoid this altogether, pull up the original on Netflix, and deal with the subtitles America. ” - Robyn Nesbitt
 
19.
Conan the Barbarian (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A vengeful barbarian warrior sets off to get his revenge on the evil warlord who attacked his village and murdered his father when he was a boy. (113 mins.)
Director: Marcus Nispel
“ That Morgan Freeman narrated this brutal — in every sense — film should make Andy Dufresne weep. That Jason Momoa and director Marcus Nispel made viewers pine for the meatheaded camp of Arnold Schwarzenegger and John Milius is quite an achievement — but not a boastful one. ” - Robyn Nesbitt
 
20.
Clash of the Titans (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Perseus demigod, son of Zeus, battles the minions of the underworld to stop them from conquering heaven and earth. (106 mins.)
Director: Louis Leterrier
“ The cheesy original was hardly sacred, but it was revered as one of the last great examples of stop-motion special effects from the guru himself, Ray Harryhausen. Twenty-first century CGI and 3-D steamrolled such clankiness, but the result lacked flavor, character, thrills, charm…I could go on. ” - Robyn Nesbitt
 
21.
Halloween (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution (where he was committed as a 10 year old) and he immediately returns to Haddonfield, where he wants to find his baby sister, Laurie. Anyone who crosses his path is in mortal danger. (109 mins.)
Director: Rob Zombie
“ Rob Zombie’s reboot of John Carpenter’s classic chiller may feature the best Michael Myers mask since the first film. Another unneeded addition to the pile of disposable reboots. ” - Robyn Nesbitt