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Old 14-10-2012, 19:08
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Elm Street was pretty much pointless. Some good ideas but It only succeeded in making everything lamer and less visually impressive than something from 1984. Freddy's face, Tina/Kris's death, the face coming through the wall etc. They even copied the 'bring him into the real world' that didn't work that well in the original.

What really annoyed me is it was set in Springwood, IL. That setting was introduced in the 1985 sequel, the original is set in Los Angeles.
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Old 14-10-2012, 21:02
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As already mentioned, Alfie looked like an insult to it's predecessor and those who paid to go and see it.
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Old 14-10-2012, 22:53
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It's funny you should say that the '98 Godzilla is good for a rainy day, as all it did during that film was rain.
I know! The film should've been called 'The Poseidon Adventure vs The Day After Tomorrow, With Now Added Godzilla!'
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Old 14-10-2012, 23:35
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The remake of Flight of the Phoenix. Why did they have to stick a bint in the film? The original was great, the characters were interesting and the relationship between Stewart and Kruger was cracking.

The remake was pants.
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Old 15-10-2012, 08:21
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The original halloween is my all time number 1 fave film . I did my best to give the remake a go but well i did not succed it compleatly missed the point of the original as it was far to bloody for a start . The original had very little gore and full on suspence the remake was the other way around and taylor scout was a awful choice For laurie .
Nightmare remake beyond the realms of awful plotholes galore shoddy acting how the lead went on to get any other roles after this is beyond me she was a shocking choice of nancy . The kruger design didnt bring anything new except it made hime look like a hampster burns victim . But all the build up to it made it look so impressive till i saw it
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Old 15-10-2012, 08:32
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'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy'. Although 'remade' from a tv prog it is truly appalling compared to the 70's original.
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Old 16-10-2012, 21:43
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The Amityville Horror

Not sure how the movie panned out as I turned it off after about 10 minutes.
This is one that immediately sprang to mind too.

The Stepford Wives remake was also dreadful. I don't know how I stayed with it until the end. Maybe in the hopes it would get better at some point.
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Old 17-10-2012, 14:38
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Oh dear I had forgotten The Stepford Wives, very bad.
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Old 17-10-2012, 20:11
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Oh dear I had forgotten The Stepford Wives, very bad.
That is the first one I thought of when I read the title of the thread.

Wonder if anyone would dare re-make Rosemary's Baby?
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Old 29-12-2012, 15:57
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the hitcher was also shite!
is that the sean bean one ?

i thought it was quite creepy..Sean Bean is brilliant in it..Then theres the end, quite gruesome lol .i watched this last week too, keep it on record planner
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Old 30-12-2012, 05:07
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This is one that immediately sprang to mind too.

The Stepford Wives remake was also dreadful. I don't know how I stayed with it until the end. Maybe in the hopes it would get better at some point.
It was indeed absolutely dire. Not a patch on the original.
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Old 30-12-2012, 11:33
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The Wicker Man, beyond a shadow of a doubt. Utterly, completely execrable.
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Old 30-12-2012, 12:13
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Total Reboot or Friday the 13th ....both insults to the original films.
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Old 30-12-2012, 12:54
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The Italian Job.
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Old 30-12-2012, 17:34
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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
Absolutely. Awful, awful film. Thinking about the ending still winds me up after all these years.
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Old 30-12-2012, 18:14
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OOh, that god-awful movie remake of Bodysnatchers with Kidman... The Invasion. That was pretty bad and one part thriller and the last part action movie. It's the movie that can't decide what it wants to be (apart from awful).

And Arthur was pretty awful. Along with everyone's favourite, The Fog.
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Old 30-12-2012, 18:44
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they ruined The Thing ( Kirt Russell)
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Old 30-12-2012, 19:24
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The Day the Earth Stood Still

How boring and depressing!
Terrible film , loved the original.
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Old 30-12-2012, 21:49
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it has got to be the remake of the classic "The Wicker Man"


http://uk.imdb.com/title/tt0450345/combined

the original is a classic, the remake is awful
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Old 30-12-2012, 21:58
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they ruined The Thing ( Kirt Russell)
oops! I meant to say i prefer his version to the new one
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Old 30-12-2012, 23:03
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it has got to be the remake of the classic "The Wicker Man"


http://uk.imdb.com/title/tt0450345/combined

the original is a classic, the remake is awful
That tops my list too. Couldn't believe my eyes.....
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Old 31-12-2012, 01:49
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beastmaster 2
awfull film. its as if they forgot one of hes pets died from the first film. i think it was podo lol
and marc singer hardly says a word.

beastmaster 3 okay but its now a kids film.
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Old 31-12-2012, 02:07
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I've only just seen this remake two days ago on tv and its awful!!

Escape To Witch Mountain (Starring The Rock)

The original is a classic kids movie and the remake was piss poor
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Old 31-12-2012, 15:14
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it has got to be the remake of the classic "The Wicker Man"


http://uk.imdb.com/title/tt0450345/combined

the original is a classic, the remake is awful
I just looked at my imdb out of ten vote I gave it a one.
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Old 01-01-2013, 13:24
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The Fog remake is beyond awful.
Agree. Add in Prom Night.
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