Top 10 Worst Movie Remakes

Over the past two decades, remaking movies has really taken off. Thing is, some movies weren't made to be re-made. This is the top ten worst movie remakes.
The Top Ten
1 Psycho

This voice is absolutely no different from the original other than the fact that they used different actors and that it's in color. They didn't even add anything new, clever, interesting, funny or exciting to this movie. This is just like an uncreative exact copy of the original movie. Disappointing, stupid, pathetic and cheap.

All they did was re-shoot every single scene from the original Hitchcock film. Not to mention, some of the casting choices are laughable.

Vince Vaughn as Norman Bates. I
Shouldn't have to say more.

2 Godzilla

Just like another person said, Godzilla is not supposed to be a lizard, he's supposed to be a gigantic ass dinosaur. And this remake is literally just a cliffs notes overview film of the original movie and the whole entire thing looks like that it just consists of re-used clips from Jurassic Park.

Yes a very stupid stupid movie, it has almost no connection to the godzilla movies at all. The army is not supposed to kill the monster. This film should be higher, but what is the Thing doing here. That movie was great.

3 The Wicker Man

Put Nicholas Cage in any movie, and you already have it at least below 5/10. Remake a classic horror/thriller and you lose another 5 points. Why was this movie made?

What the hell The Thing, House of Wax, The Invasion are doing here? These remakes are ok. The Wicker Man is crap and should have topped this list!

This remake was a total waste of time. I liked the original much better.

4 The Fog

Why do crappy remakes like this have to exist?!

5 April Fool's Day
6 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Okay, I know a lot of people like this film, and it's not horrible, but it's certainly mediocre. A lot of the criticisms for the Gene Wilder film was that it strayed from the book, Roald Dahl hated I because of that, so Tim Burton decided to make it closer. And coming from someone who read the book a few times in elementary school, a lot is still added or changed, and none of it is very good. The visuals are nice and most people act well in the film, but the story at most points was really forced. Also, Johnny Depp playing Michael Jackson playing Wildly Wonka was a poor decision. Come on, Tim, Johnny Depp doesn't have to be on all of your movies.

7 A Nightmare on Elm Street

This should be #1. It's horrible. Even the remakes of Halloween and Friday the 13th were better than this. This remake is just pointless and boring from start to finish.

I actually really liked the F13 remake. I thought Platinum Dunes had potential. Until this excuse of a horror movie came out. Dull and boring rather than the creepy and noice F13 remake.

This is one of the worst remakes ever. It's not surprising, though. Remakes are rarely better than the originals. And the original is WAY better than this.

8 Planet of the Apes

Tim Burton used to do great movies back in 90's. Now all of his movies suck! Especially when he tries to reimagine stuff like he did with Alice in Wonderland or Charlie and The Chocolate Factory. I mean, couldn't he just come up with something original?!

Tim Burton probably watched the original and thought "Hey, it's just people dressed up as monkeys! That's all I need! "

9 The Haunting

Who wrote this movie? A kindergarten class?

Absolutely awful in so many ways...

10 Flubber

Robin Williams can be funny, but in this movie he was just annoying.

Robin Williams always had strong humor, even in Flubber.

The Contenders
11 The Pink Panther

This one scared me for the rest of my life.

12 The Shaggy Dog

Bad dog, no replicating the 1959 classic!

13 Footloose

Why, oh why did this remake turn out to be trashy? The 80's Footloose is better than this worthless junk to watch!

14 The Outrage
15 House of Wax
16 Man on Fire
17 Ghostbusters

This one was a mess

Both sides were insane over this movie: you either hated this with a burning passion, or you worshipped it like the second coming of Christ.

If a hater saw you liked it, you were an SJW, and if a fan saw you hated it, you were a misogynist.

Nobody wins. You couldn't even refuse to watch it! AVGN (James Rolfe) refused to watch it, stating non-political, legitimately respectful reasons, and Dane Cook (remember him?) got on his case about it! Yeah, because Dane Cook is such a priest of feminism anyway. ()

18 The Karate Kid

Well, this version actually wasn't half bad at all. And although the original will always be a classic even to this very day and that this version is not AS good as the original version, it again wasn't half bad and seemed to match to more modern times now and they used a couple of my favorite actors such as Jackie Chan and Jayden Smith.

There is even The Karate Kid: The Series owned by Youtube. It should have been made for Netflix, not them.

For starters, it should be called The Kung-Fu Kid. Also, it's terrible.

19 The Vanishing
20 Poseidon

I think it's bad... To bad my brother doesn't.

21 Superfly (2018)
22 Total Recall

Absolutely awful. Kate Beckinsale's character looked ridiculous and unrealistic. Sharon Stone had like 4-5 scenes in the original TR movie but she was 100x more impressive than Beckinsale. This remake is forgettable. Jessica Biel wasn't good too

I think this movie is better than the Original. The action scenes with the very beautiful Kate Beckinsale are awesome. She's way better than Sharon Stone.

I can't say this is one of the worst remakes ever. The cast is better ( Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel... ) than the Original.

23 Friday the 13th

It's not a remake of the original Ms. Vorhees classic, it's more of a celebration of the first four films combined. I wasn't that crazy about the movie, way too generic. Tell me, why does Jason have to get bigger and taller every movie? Kane Hodder was the perfect fit, even though, most of his movie plots sucked!

As a F13 fan, I actually liked this remake.

Definitely doesn't belong here, this was better than the original, the director knew what the Friday movies were about and gave it to us

24 Thirteen Ghosts

This movie is better than the original one! Better story, character's, and better ghosts, and better scars

25 Halloween II

Is this a sequel to the remake and a remake to the sequel of the original movie or is this the actual sequel to the original movie?

I don't know why this film is even in this list. This isn't a remake, it is a sequel to the remake.

This is not the sequel to the remake. This is the actual sequel to the original.

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