Movies from TV Shows that NEVER should have been made

by onefuncapt-5-639863 | created - 25 Nov 2013 | updated - 06 Dec 2013 | Public

Sometimes you just can't get better than the original

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1. The Honeymooners (2005)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

31 Metascore

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.

Director: John Schultz | Stars: Cedric the Entertainer, Mike Epps, Gabrielle Union, Regina Hall

Votes: 6,697 | Gross: $12.83M

2. The Munsters' Revenge (1981 TV Movie)

96 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

When a wax museum owner attempts to frame the Munsters for pulling a jewelry heist, they must both prove their innocence and find out the true thieves.

Director: Don Weis | Stars: Fred Gwynne, Yvonne De Carlo, Al Lewis, K.C. Martel

Votes: 634

3. The Munsters' Scary Little Christmas (1996 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

Get ready for some holiday spirits as the first family of fright rallies to show melancholy Eddie Munster (Bug Hall) some of the holly, jolly magic that only Santa can bring.

Director: Ian Emes | Stars: Sam McMurray, Ann Magnuson, Bug Hall, Sandy Baron

Votes: 345

4. Here Come the Munsters (1995 TV Movie)

96 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

The Munsters come to America to search for Herman's brother-in-law Norman Hyde, only to find out that he has turned himself into Brent Jekyll, who is running for congress, and Grandpa must ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Ginty | Stars: Edward Herrmann, Veronica Hamel, Robert Morse, Christine Taylor

Votes: 456

5. My Favorite Martian (1999)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

33 Metascore

A Martian lands on Earth and makes friends with a reporter.

Director: Donald Petrie | Stars: Christopher Lloyd, Jeff Daniels, Elizabeth Hurley, Daryl Hannah

Votes: 11,767 | Gross: $36.83M

6. I Spy (2002)

PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

35 Metascore

A professional athlete has to help a U.S. government agent recover a missing jet.

Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Owen Wilson, Famke Janssen, Malcolm McDowell

Votes: 45,215 | Gross: $33.56M

7. MacGruber (2010)

R | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

43 Metascore

Former special operative MacGruber is called back into action to take down his arch-enemy, Dieter Von Cunth, who's in possession of a nuclear warhead and bent on destroying Washington, D.C.

Director: Jorma Taccone | Stars: Will Forte, Kristen Wiig, Val Kilmer, Ryan Phillippe

Votes: 38,870 | Gross: $8.46M

From the SNL skits.

8. Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008–2009)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

Set after the events in Terminator 2 (1991), Sarah Connor and her son, John, try to stay under-the-radar from the government, as they plot to destroy the computer network, Skynet, in hopes of preventing Armageddon.

Stars: Lena Headey, Thomas Dekker, Summer Glau, Richard T. Jones

Votes: 54,086

Actually this is a show made from a movie. The episodes were all the same...very boring

9. Bewitched (2005)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

34 Metascore

Thinking he can overshadow an unknown actress in the part, an egocentric actor unknowingly gets a witch cast in an upcoming television remake of the classic sitcom Bewitched (1964).

Director: Nora Ephron | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Will Ferrell, Shirley MacLaine, Michael Caine

Votes: 63,574 | Gross: $62.25M

10. The Brady Bunch Movie (1995)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy

54 Metascore

The original '70s T.V. family is now placed in the 1990s, where they're even more square and out of place than ever.

Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Shelley Long, Gary Cole, Christine Taylor, Christopher Daniel Barnes

Votes: 18,855 | Gross: $46.58M

11. The Brady Bunch in the White House (2002 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Family

Mike Brady becomes the President of the United States, and names Carol as his V.P..

Director: Neal Israel | Stars: Shelley Long, Gary Cole, Chad Doreck, Autumn Reeser

Votes: 817

12. The Brady Bunch 35th Anniversary Reunion Special: Still Brady After All These Years (2004 TV Movie)

The Brady family is having dinner and their long missing beloved dog Tiger appears, but something is diffrent about him. He tries to attack the family but Mike defends them and is bitten in... See full summary »

Stars: Ann B. Davis, Florence Henderson, Christopher Knight, Mike Lookinland

Votes: 63

13. The Brady Bunch Cast Back in Hawaii (2006 TV Movie)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy

Five members from The Brady Bunch return to Hawaii.

Directors: Jim Romanovich, John Ross | Stars: Florence Henderson, Don Ho, Christopher Knight, Mike Lookinland

Votes: 34

15. McHale's Navy (1997)

PG | 108 min | Action, Comedy

18 Metascore

Retired Lieutenant Commander Quinton McHale spends his days puttering around the Caribbean in the old PT-73 selling homebrew, ice cream, and swimsuit calendars. He's brought out of ... See full summary »

Director: Bryan Spicer | Stars: Tom Arnold, Dean Stockwell, Ernest Borgnine, Debra Messing

Votes: 5,892 | Gross: $4.53M

16. It's Pat: The Movie (1994)

PG-13 | 77 min | Comedy

The comedic misadventures of a person of indeterminate gender.

Director: Adam Bernstein | Stars: Julia Sweeney, Dave Foley, Charles Rocket, Kathy Griffin

Votes: 8,991 | Gross: $0.06M

From the SNL skits way back when

17. Scooby-Doo (2002)

PG | 86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

35 Metascore

After an acrimonious break up, the Mystery Inc. gang are individually brought to an island resort to investigate strange goings on.

Director: Raja Gosnell | Stars: Matthew Lillard, Freddie Prinze Jr., Sarah Michelle Gellar, Linda Cardellini

Votes: 83,199 | Gross: $153.29M

18. Thunderbirds (2004)

PG | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

36 Metascore

When The Hood finds and invades International Rescue's secret base and traps most of the Tracy family, only young Alan Tracy and his friends can save the day.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Bill Paxton, Anthony Edwards, Ben Kingsley, Brady Corbet

Votes: 12,156 | Gross: $6.77M

19. The Flintstones (1994)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

38 Metascore

In this live-action feature of the cartoon show, Fred Flintstone finally gets the job he's always wanted, but it may just come at a price.

Director: Brian Levant | Stars: John Goodman, Rick Moranis, Rosie O'Donnell, Halle Berry

Votes: 67,797 | Gross: $130.51M

20. Jetsons: The Movie (1990)

G | 82 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

46 Metascore

George Jetson is forced to uproot his family when Mr. Spacely promotes him to take charge of a new factory on a distant planet.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna | Stars: George O'Hanlon, Penny Singleton, Mel Blanc, Tiffany

Votes: 4,124 | Gross: $10.90M

21. The Jetsons Meet the Flintstones (1987 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 92 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Elroy Jetson invents a time machine that takes his family back to prehistoric times, where they meet the Flintstone family.

Directors: Don Lusk, Ray Patterson | Stars: George O'Hanlon, Henry Corden, Penny Singleton, Jean Vander Pyl

Votes: 1,875

22. Get Smart, Again! (1989 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

Smart is called back to duty as KAOS is back causing trouble again with a 'weather machine'.

Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Don Adams, Barbara Feldon, Bernie Kopell, Dick Gautier

Votes: 1,080

23. Car 54, Where Are You? (1994)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy

Brash NYC policeman Officer Gunther Toody is partnered with stiff, by-the-book Officer Francis Muldoon to protect an important mafia witness prior to testifying against orgainzed crime in ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Fishman | Stars: David Johansen, John C. McGinley, Fran Drescher, Nipsey Russell

Votes: 4,081 | Gross: $1.24M

24. Rescue from Gilligan's Island (1978 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy

The castaways must try to readjust to life in civilization after they are rescued from the island.

Director: Leslie H. Martinson | Stars: Bob Denver, Alan Hale Jr., Jim Backus, Natalie Schafer

Votes: 1,397

25. The Castaways on Gilligan's Island (1979 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy

The Castaways finally get permanently rescued and they turn their island home into an exclusive resort.

Director: Earl Bellamy | Stars: Bob Denver, Alan Hale Jr., Jim Backus, Natalie Schafer

Votes: 401

26. The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island (1981 TV Movie)

120 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sport

The staff of the island resort need the aid of the Harlem Globetrotters to keep their island from a greedy millionaire.

Director: Peter Baldwin | Stars: Bob Denver, Alan Hale Jr., Jim Backus, Natalie Schafer

Votes: 547

27. Surviving Gilligan's Island: The Incredibly True Story of the Longest Three Hour Tour in History (2001 TV Movie)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

A fun behind-the-scenes look into the 60's television series, "Gilligan's Island."

Director: Paul A. Kaufman | Stars: Dawn Wells, Russell Johnson, Bob Denver, Kristen Dalton

Votes: 433

28. Batman: The Movie (1966)

PG | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

71 Metascore

The Dynamic Duo faces four supervillains who plan to hold the world for ransom with the help of a secret invention that instantly dehydrates people.

Director: Leslie H. Martinson | Stars: Adam West, Burt Ward, Lee Meriwether, Cesar Romero

Votes: 26,673

Actually it was just as campy as the TV show, it was just too long and too much of it...

29. The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (2000)

PG | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

36 Metascore

When enemies Boris, Natasha, and Fearless Leader escape into the real world with a nefarious scheme, Rocky and Bullwinkle do the same, and team up with a young F.B.I. Agent to stop the trio.

Director: Des McAnuff | Stars: Robert De Niro, Rene Russo, Piper Perabo, Jason Alexander

Votes: 17,962 | Gross: $26.00M

30. Underdog (2007)

PG | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

37 Metascore

A Beagle must use his newly-bestowed superpowers to defend Capitol City from mad scientist Simon Barsinister.

Director: Frederik Du Chau | Stars: Peter Dinklage, Jason Lee, Amy Adams, Jim Belushi

Votes: 17,582 | Gross: $43.75M

31. The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

47 Metascore

Mulder and Scully are called back to duty by the FBI when a former priest claims to be receiving psychic visions pertaining to a kidnapped agent.

Director: Chris Carter | Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Billy Connolly, Amanda Peet

Votes: 83,962 | Gross: $20.98M

32. Head (1968)

G | 86 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

The Monkees are tossed about in a psychedelic, surrealist, plotless, circular bit of fun fluff.

Director: Bob Rafelson | Stars: Peter Tork, Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith

Votes: 5,066

Actually couldn't be any worse than the ridiculous TV show



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