Originally Posted by Trsvis_Bickle
It really doesn't surprise me. They've gone massively downhill since Die Hard (which is one of the best cop actioners ever made) but Hollywood just can't stop flogging a dead franchise.
And yet each one has made more money than the last (not sure if this holds up when adjusted for inflation) so you can see why they keep making them. It might be artistically dead but financially? Far from it.