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Old 11-10-2012, 14:09
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I hereby nominate as the absolute worst remake of all time, and there are some very bad ones, the Christian remake of Vanishing Point.

I wonder if anyone else has a candidate for the title.
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Old 11-10-2012, 14:17
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Stallone's version of Get Carter
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Old 11-10-2012, 14:21
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planet of the apes -- tim burton

he took a good movie, turned it to a complete crapfest. not the first time he has done this in his career.
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Old 11-10-2012, 14:27
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planet of the apes -- tim burton

he took a good movie, turned it to a complete crapfest. not the first time he has done this in his career.
Agreed, one of the worst films I've ever seen and don't even get me started on the ending

Have there been any good remakes? I can't think of any, maybe Dawn of the Dead -that was ok
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Old 11-10-2012, 14:29
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John Carpenter's The Thing is usually held up as a successful, superior remake and I agree.
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Old 11-10-2012, 14:29
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The Fog remake is beyond awful.
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Old 11-10-2012, 14:32
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Agreed, one of the worst films I've ever seen and don't even get me started on the ending

Have there been any good remakes? I can't think of any, maybe Dawn of the Dead -that was ok
king kong is one i can think of that was not bad

it needed the cgi injection
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Old 11-10-2012, 14:34
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John Carpenter's The Thing is usually held up as a successful, superior remake and I agree.
True.

However the prequel come remake of the Carpenter version wasn't very good at all.
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Old 11-10-2012, 14:37
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Not a big fan of the Halloween or Nightmare on Elm Street remakes.
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Old 11-10-2012, 14:38
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Not sure how the movie panned out as I turned it off after about 10 minutes.
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Old 11-10-2012, 14:43
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Not a big fan of the Halloween or Nightmare on Elm Street remakes.
Yeah they were shite especially Elm Street which was far darker than the originals.

I did quite enjoy the Friday 13th remake though; at least that was in the same spirit of the original films with plenty of t&a and gore
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Old 11-10-2012, 14:56
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Its a shame about Nightmare on elm Street because Jackie Earle Haley had a really good stab at the part.
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Old 11-10-2012, 15:04
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Not a big fan of the Halloween or Nightmare on Elm Street remakes.
Yeah they were shite especially Elm Street which was far darker than the originals.

I did quite enjoy the Friday 13th remake though; at least that was in the same spirit of the original films with plenty of t&a and gore
I like the Halloween remake. Really dislike the Friday the 13th remake, however.
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Old 11-10-2012, 15:11
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but saying that, The Passion Of The Christ was nowhere near as funny as the original Life Of Brian!
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Old 11-10-2012, 15:30
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king kong is one i can think of that was not bad

it needed the cgi injection
King Kong was awful I think, the CGI despite being very good, did not justify that film's length or weak plot.

I'd say the Karate Kid remake is ok, Ocean's 11 is probably the best remake of all time in my opinion.
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Old 11-10-2012, 15:32
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planet of the apes -- tim burton

he took a good movie, turned it to a complete crapfest. not the first time he has done this in his career.
spot on
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Old 11-10-2012, 15:33
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The Fog remake is beyond awful.
Yep. That & the Black Christmas remake.
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Old 11-10-2012, 15:33
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but saying that, The Passion Of The Christ was nowhere near as funny as the original Life Of Brian!
Leaving out Biggus Dickus was a huge mistake
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Old 11-10-2012, 16:33
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lost horizon the musical is usually reckoned to be extremely dire ...........
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Old 11-10-2012, 16:49
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Best scenes from The Wicker Man: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6i2WRreARo

Nic Cage is truly the king of scenery chewers.
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Old 11-10-2012, 20:09
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but saying that, The Passion Of The Christ was nowhere near as funny as the original Life Of Brian!


They should have left Alfie, Psycho and The Pink Panther alone.
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Old 11-10-2012, 20:45
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halloween was my worst remake
the hitcher was also shite!

my favourite remake has to be the batmans - possibly because christian bale has been the best batman in my eyes.

I am keen to see the red dawn remake though when its released.

and im going to assume the dirty dancing and point break remakes are gunna suck!
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Old 11-10-2012, 21:14
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Day of the dead remake,just brutal lol yeah i agree with The Fog to,it was terrible and the original was one of my favourite carpenter movies.
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Old 11-10-2012, 21:19
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Old 11-10-2012, 21:34
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The Day the Earth Stood Still

How boring and depressing!
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