21 Terrible Hollywood Reboots (And Why They Failed)

It takes a lot for a remake to outdo the original. In fact, we often write them off with a groan before seeing the new film because reboots just never quite hit the mark ... or actually miss it entirely and just destroy the audience's brains.

But why do remakes fail, exactly? Well ...

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The Mummy (1999) was a thrilling, fun adventure film heavily influenced by Indiana Jones movies.. The 2017 remake is a paint-by-numbers exercise desig

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21 Terrible Hollywood Reboots (And Why They Failed)

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CRACKED.COM (1987) Proiy Tron 2017) This remake totally bombed, probably because it: Added unnecessary backstories and too many plotlines, turned itse

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CRACKED.COM Guess Who's Coming To Dinner? (1967) A socially relevant classic about changing racial attitudes and interracial marriage, made at a time

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21 Terrible Hollywood Reboots (And Why They Failed)

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