Top 10 Worst Changes in Movie Remakes

  • เผยแพร่เมื่อ 18 ส.ค. 2019
  • If it ain’t broke don’t fix it! For this list, we’re looking at changes in remakes that had us wishing they’d just left the original alone. And yes, of COURSE we included Godzilla’s design in “Godzilla” (1998) - along with changes in “I Am Legend” (2007), “The Karate Kid” (2010), “The Stepford Wives” (2004), and more! What change really ticked YOU off in a movie remake? Let us know in the comments!
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  • Werner Peeters
    Werner Peeters 18 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Tim Burton's Planet of the Apes wasn't that bad at all!

  • Kenny Dowdles
    Kenny Dowdles วันที่ผ่านมา

    The day the earth stood still. Totally wasted opportunity.

  • 5Moons Eclipsing
    5Moons Eclipsing วันที่ผ่านมา

    What about Dr Doolittle, The Nutty Professor, The Honeymooner's etc., suddenly turning black?

  • flyhound97
    flyhound97 3 วันที่ผ่านมา

    One reason Total Recall didn't work is because there was no lesbo scene with Biel and Beckinsale.

  • Prime
    Prime 5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    In all Superhero movies in History *Fant4stic* is the worst remake. It just made the 2000s movies look like Epic

  • Prime
    Prime 5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Actually as per my experience *Teen Titans Go* animated series in Cartoon Network is *the Worst Remake* in my whole life

  • wolf wing
    wolf wing 7 วันที่ผ่านมา

    ...I get that this is complaining about the movie version, but some of these changes like total recall are based closer to the original book.

  • zargondm
    zargondm 8 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The planet of the apes remake made sense, the passed though a time vortex and changed earths distance past. When he returns though it he arrives at the changed earth in the present.

  • Paul Cadwallader
    Paul Cadwallader 9 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I liked the 1998 Godzilla tbh

  • Congo Man Dan-
    Congo Man Dan- 12 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Yo godzilla all good tho.

  • Jeff King
    Jeff King 13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Hollywood is just out of fresh ideas. They have to have at least 2 sex scenes, lots of cursing, and Socialism. Other than that, all they can do is [poorly] rehash what has already been done.

  • Christian Fletcher
    Christian Fletcher 14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Some remake are good

  • Gary
    Gary 16 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The movie "Planet of the apes" with Charlton Heston is an adaptation of the book. And the ending in the book is the same as the ending in the Tim Burton version, which is another adaptation, not a remake.

    So this shouldn't be on the list. But the Charlon Heston ending should be in "Top 10 smart changes in book adaptations"

  • Fame Little
    Fame Little 19 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The new karate kid was better

  • Jeremy McKay
    Jeremy McKay 20 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Love Don't Cost a Thing urbanizing Can't Buy Me Love. They even use some of the same lines...

  • Todd Kerby
    Todd Kerby 20 วันที่ผ่านมา

    How in the mother of flip do you do a list of worst changes in remakes and not include the new Be Prepared from The Lion King 2019?

  • telemachus53
    telemachus53 20 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Lord of the Flies, first in black and white with some of the most memorable scenes in film. The second, a US version in colour which runs like an American kids sit com. The Ladykillers - really! How did they think they could remake a film which starred Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom, Cecil Parker, Danny Green and the adorable Katie Johnson. Must've been off their rockers!

  • Nycot
    Nycot 20 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The first Ben Hur did not win the Oscars just for effects, it also won them for costumes, music, acting, screenplay, and others. Relying on CGI alone to save your movie is lazy.

  • Nycot
    Nycot 20 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Gojira is the creature's REAL name, his Japanese name, and it's derived from the Japenese words for Gorilla "Gorira" and Whale "Kujira".
    Godzilla is the Westernised version of the name, but it has no definition.

  • Nycot
    Nycot 20 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I just realized that 1997 Godzilla also had really bad special effects ... Like, they're the sort of effects you would see in a horror movie with a very small budget.

  • Nycot
    Nycot 20 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Godzilla 1997 should not be considered as a "Remake" of Godzilla. Rather, the movie, and the monster in it (who's name has been changed to "Zilla" by fans) should not be associated with Godzilla, and should be treated as a separate monster altogether.

  • Lavrentivs
    Lavrentivs 21 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Surely the remake of 'Get Carter' deserves a place on this list.

  • Dannyphantom415
    Dannyphantom415 21 วันที่ผ่านมา

    All the new disney movies

  • Eric Bonewicz
    Eric Bonewicz 21 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Why is almost every watchmojo video have physco as number 1..

  • Eric Bonewicz
    Eric Bonewicz 21 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Being from Connecticut I never understood that phrase by glen close.

  • Amy Fisher
    Amy Fisher 21 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Johnny Depp as Willy Wonka was just plain creepy, and that extra backstory tacked on at the end - which was NOT in the book - was completely unnecessary. Tim Burton has given us a lot of wonderful original movies, why did he have to remake something that should have been left alone?

  • Gopi Gandhi
    Gopi Gandhi 22 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Old boy
    This must be number 1.

  • Alejandro Elvira
    Alejandro Elvira 22 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Charlie and the chocolate factory is'nt quite bad as said.

  • WHD Studios 2
    WHD Studios 2 22 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Fact: 10:41 The Woman Getting Stabbed Is Jamie Lee Curtis's MOTHER!!! - Jamie Lee Curtis is most popular for her role as Laurie Strode on John Carpenter's Halloween (1978); A Baby Sitter In 1978 Who Got Stalked And (And Later Stabbed) By Michael Myers, Her mother, Janet Leigh, finally got a chance to be with her in Halloween: H20, Curtis has just finished reprising her role as Laurie in last year's record-breaking David Gordon Green's Halloween (2018), And is expected to reprise her role as Laurie in 2020 and 2021! - It was rumored that all 3 movies; Phsyco, Halloween, Scream, are all 3 horror movies that are based on the same very thing; An evil shadow wanting to kill for evil. Halloween, Phsyco, and Scream is set to re-air on our TV screens later next month as Halloween the holiday fogs among us.

  • A Fig
    A Fig 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Unlike Lil' Bow Wow, who was touched.

  • mszoomy
    mszoomy 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The Fog was horrid

  • marcress
    marcress 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

    How about remaking the Cary Grant classic "Mr. Blandings Builds HIs Dream House" as "The Money Pit (1986)" or "Are We Done Yet (2007)?"

  • geyik figürü
    geyik figürü 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

    i like zilla come at me

  • Andrew Small
    Andrew Small 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Trying to kill Belle's father is what you disagree with?! How about almost every decision!

  • Philosophy Love
    Philosophy Love 24 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I’m not one to comment, but I really despise the try-too-hard approach with the actress in a studio and painfully scripted false disingenuousness.

  • Uncle Quack
    Uncle Quack 25 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Mark Walberg sucks.

  • Camila Delaney
    Camila Delaney 25 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I Need a boy friend. :/

  • Planet Ape
    Planet Ape 25 วันที่ผ่านมา

    sh!t.. I didn't even know that psycho had a remake.., now i know :(

  • blazzee hazzee
    blazzee hazzee 25 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Emmerichs godzilla was the best one of all

  • Unpopular
    Unpopular 26 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    I respect alot of classics but a lot are dated and bad but still get all the acclaim. Clash of the Titans i gotta say i enjoyed the movies. I would never ever watch the original.

  • Weirdwerwolf
    Weirdwerwolf 26 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The first Godzilla Movie was a metaphor for the fear of nuclear weapons but it was also inspired by the Movie The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms which could maybe explain why the Zilla Movie took place in New York.

  • Brandon Waugh
    Brandon Waugh 26 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

    1998 Godzilla should've been number one. That movie was less Godzilla and more The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms

    • XR40
      XR40 25 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Thank you. I've been saying exactly that for years and no one had a clue what I meant. Nice to know others can see the connection.

  • babygirlatwell
    babygirlatwell 26 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    i think the 2018 or 2019 godzilla was the worst. it looks like a shell-less turtle.

    • babygirlatwell
      babygirlatwell 25 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @Angel Pérezbecause i don't like the new godzilla movie you had to insult me by making a racist comment.

    • Angel Pérez
      Angel Pérez 25 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Well you are on a miniscule and wrong minority

  • Wolfsky9
    Wolfsky9 26 วันที่ผ่านมา

    THE all-time " WORST REMAKE, EVER " : Any attempt to remake Willian Wyler's all-time classic " Ben Hur" -----------the remake was so bad, it was almost ---------sadly----------funny. ----------LEAVE CLASSICS ALONE !! ---------------------WolfSky9, 72 y/o

    • Wolfsky9
      Wolfsky9 26 วันที่ผ่านมา

      The '26 version of " Ben-Hur" was the most honored film of the silent era. It was also the most expensive. ----------The '59 Wyler version cost MGM 15 million , the most expensive film ever, to that date. ----------In today's money that's well over $225 million. ----------The chariot race alone, took a year to prepare, & 6 full months to film. Charlton Heston spent 18 months learning how to drive a full 4-horse chariot. --------------------------WolfSky9, 72 y/o

  • Margie Whitteck
    Margie Whitteck 26 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    They couldn't use the original concept of Godzilla because Toho Studios forbade it.

    • orc at war 98
      orc at war 98 26 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      well i was watching a vid about 98 and no it's the directors choice to change the design and toho (even though it's a bad idea even early planning) said ok

  • Kalinin Dippy
    Kalinin Dippy 26 วันที่ผ่านมา

    new narrator is mush mouth. Any chance of getting somebody with proper diction.? This feels like a struggle for her.

  • Chris Cowen
    Chris Cowen 26 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    How was over board or max payne or nightmare on Elm Street on this list

    • orc at war 98
      orc at war 98 26 วันที่ผ่านมา

      one:max payne was a video game then became a movie

  • Rik Metz
    Rik Metz 26 วันที่ผ่านมา

    You do know roald dalh disliked gene wilder as willy wonka, making him too serious. When you look at it that way, it is gene wilder who put his own spin on the character. Gene wilder looked better playing willy wonka, but johnny depp had the better character. Also the oompa loompas in 2005 the looked like actual small human beings, while in 1971 they looked like gingerbreadmen come to life by some experiment.

  • Betty Long
    Betty Long 26 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    I could care less about the rest....but damn they made Godzilla a lard ass.

  • Adrian Frank
    Adrian Frank 27 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Robocop. Also, remaking Home Alone possibly. Don’t touch my Home Alone!

    • captain drama
      captain drama 26 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Gosh darnnit, Disney!

  • Jae Croe
    Jae Croe 27 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I enjoyed both of those Total Recall's 🥺🥺

  • David Carter
    David Carter 27 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I loved Beauty and the Beast!

  • Jonathan Parker
    Jonathan Parker 27 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    Agree with Godzilla totally even though I liked the 1998 movie. Nothing can compare to Charlton Heston and the ending of Planet of the Apes. I actually liked the updated Total Recall movie drawing upon pieces from the original.

  • CHilla415
    CHilla415 27 วันที่ผ่านมา

    It's over 50 years old so it's not a terrible idea to give it an update? Umm... no.
    Just since something is old doesn't mean it NEEDS to be re-done. Fuck that excuse. Be original.

  • TobyBeau And Chris
    TobyBeau And Chris 27 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I understand when you talk about Planet of the Apes being a terrible remake of the original movie with Charlton Heston but if you've ever read the original book Planet of the Apes at the end of the book The Astronaut somehow gets the spaceship to fly and he thinks he's flown away from the Planet of the Apes only to crash land on Earth between his original time and the time of the Planet of the Apes only to be picked up by apes driving military vehicles. So, you can say the newer version of Planet of the Apes although a terrible movie, has a script more true to the book then the original Charlton Heston Planet of the Apes.

  • Craig Heller
    Craig Heller 27 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Don't forget that Heston's Ben Hur was a remake also

  • Zaia Yacoub
    Zaia Yacoub 27 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    I heard they're making "Coming to America pt 2"....Good God why now?

  • xoobo vola
    xoobo vola 27 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Unfortunately I saw the remake of Psycho as a kid BEFORE the original... Don't cry for me Argentina

  • carrastealth
    carrastealth 27 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Number 6 didn't ignore the title. The original(alt) ending, he realized precisely what the title meant. But the generic 'sacrifice himself to be a hero' ending being chosen by the studio cause they didn't understand why the original ending was what it was, was what ruined it.
    The Karate Kid remake was actually pretty good and was universally well received. So I wouldn't call it 'hated' outside of a few people going 'Why not call it the 'kung fu' kid?" but the movie came out and it was good enough that people didn't mind it. And as Jackie Chan is in it, he shouldn't be teaching anything less than Kung-Fu :D


    Zilla is not another version of Godzilla, Godzilla in name only.

  • maureencora1
    maureencora1 27 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

    Ole Texas Saying "If It's Not Broke, Don't Fix It."

  • Rob Robinson
    Rob Robinson 27 วันที่ผ่านมา

    If I remember correctly, the Total Recall remake was much closer to the original source material, a short story by Philip K. Dick.

  • bilinas mini
    bilinas mini 27 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    The trip to Mars is my fav part in the original Total Recall. I was a bit mad when they didn't have it in the remake.

  • OscaPaul 3
    OscaPaul 3 27 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    Couldn't do "best changes". Does negativity really sell more than positivity?

  • Goddess Shadow
    Goddess Shadow 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The Predator (2018) remake should've made this list. o-o

  • Theodore Narvaez
    Theodore Narvaez 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The Godzilla change was the one I Hated the most

  • Ghoms Dominion
    Ghoms Dominion 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The Day the Earth Stood Still !

  • Robert Haskell
    Robert Haskell 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I liked Godzilla.

  • Matt Allen
    Matt Allen 28 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

    You forgot about Old Boy. Worst remake ever!

    • Lee Upton
      Lee Upton 17 วันที่ผ่านมา

      The original Oldboy is and quite likely will always be my favourite film. I don't think I'll ever watch the remake because you cannot improve on perfection.

    • orc at war 98
      orc at war 98 26 วันที่ผ่านมา

      as well as death note live action
      watch the og Japanese one and it's seaqel

  • BammerD
    BammerD 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I see Wokebusters didn't make this list. No surprise there.

  • Peter Wyetzner
    Peter Wyetzner 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Aside from Willy Wonka himself, the newer film does give us more of the quirkiness of the book- except for certain details like all of Charlie's grandparents living in the same bed, the world of the first film is (outside of the factory itself) perfectly conventional. The second has great details like the little shack they live in.

  • BBBHuey
    BBBHuey 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The irony is that I Am Legend had an alternate ending that kinda kept the meaning of the name.

  • Kenji87
    Kenji87 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

    American love three thing, fighting, explosions, and movies taking place in their own country.

  • Karen Page
    Karen Page 28 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    The thing about Number 5 is that the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory remake stays closer to the source material, to the point that they used the original Oompa Loompa songs.

  • J N
    J N 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

    That Godzilla remake was just a big insult for Godzilla, but I really enjoyed it. The scenes were nice, the cgi was pretty good for the year and the monster looked cool. It just didn’t deserve the title Godzilla

  • Kristen T
    Kristen T 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I couldn't believe they tried to remake Willy Wonka.. NO ONE can replace Gene Wilder and honestly, the songs in the remake were horrid. I really hate the remake even though little Freddie Highmore does a great job

  • Yander Dreams
    Yander Dreams 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Wasn't godzilla female? She had an offspring

  • bsctux
    bsctux 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

    wheres ghost busters?

  • Schwifty_Ant
    Schwifty_Ant 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

    So we gon act like the new Chucky movie don't exist?

  • Edwin Bueso
    Edwin Bueso 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

    What the hell men so all the damn movies are bad??!!! They all are good in some ways men!!!

  • TheFr0z3nF0x
    TheFr0z3nF0x 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

    WTF no mention of The Nightmare on Elm Street remake turning Freddy into a child rapist and not just a murderer?

  • Green Man
    Green Man 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

    7:54 - Fitting tribute for the 16th US president.

  • Rollo Tomassi
    Rollo Tomassi 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Seriously, who would believe Vince Vaughn would ahem to Anne Heche?

  • Rollo Tomassi
    Rollo Tomassi 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

    #1 Transformers?

  • Rollo Tomassi
    Rollo Tomassi 28 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    Planet of the Apes was not bad, just Wahlberg was bad. Micheal Clarke Duncan, Tim Roth, and Helena Bonham Carter were all great.

  • Jeff Breckner
    Jeff Breckner 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Can't call everything that's old a cult classic Watch Mojo. Karate Kid was not a cult classic. It was a hit at the box office.

  • wnnalis cioov
    wnnalis cioov 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I love Ben-hur(1959), it's not Easter without it.

  • GerardoPerez85
    GerardoPerez85 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

    That had to be one of the longest honorable mentions that mojo has done. Had me on the edge! Was like what's number 1!!

  • sourabh soni
    sourabh soni 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

    i think only mojo dont like godzilla 1998 but i like this movie

  • Gabriel Baldé
    Gabriel Baldé 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I'am a Legend is a classic

    • wnnalis cioov
      wnnalis cioov 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

      planet? They never once look up at the stars or the moon and realize they are on Earth?

  • Michael F
    Michael F 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

    just a couple of things would of been nice if they had been mentioned - 1 : as far as the title of the karate kid goes they kept it like that as a mark of respect to Noriyuki "Pat" Morita who played Mr. Miyagi in the original , they were hoping to have him cameo as an old man at the apartment complex but he died before he could do it. 2 : charlie and the chocolate factory - roald dahl did not like the gene wilder musical adaptation of his book as they changed elements of the story like swapping the squirrels for geese, the fizzy lifting drink scene but what angered him the most was that the songs the oompa lumpas sing were not the ones from the story, when tim burton did the remake he brought with him danny elfman to do the music and he put all the songs from the story in the film which turned out beautifully, tim burton also reportedly went to the family of roald dahl to seek permission to add the character of willy wonka's dad to the story, that small addition aside the tim burton adaptation is the one that stays true to the story the most, it even adds elements of the second book the great glass elevator.

    • Michael F
      Michael F 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

      also when they remade godzilla they corrected the look of the king of beasts

  • Collin Drinnon
    Collin Drinnon 28 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

    Okay how is Ghostbusters not on here?!?

    • XR40
      XR40 25 วันที่ผ่านมา

      You already know the answer to that...

  • Cain Johnson
    Cain Johnson 28 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    I am legend movie was a good movie but it merged 2 types of infected into a weird sorta primitive humanoid. The novel version had the virus also infect the dead which resulted in a type of feral infected that operated on base urges. The infected still had very human values; community, empathy, etc. The infected also killed the feral infected but out of pity and not out of hatred like the human protagonist. The human saw no difference between the two and massacred hundreds of both while they were comatose in daylight hours. The infected feared the human because to them he was a crazy guy who slaughters entire families while they're helpless during the day.

  • Gerry Sloan
    Gerry Sloan 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The lesson here, don't remake a Charlton Heston classic.

  • Ididnotwanttojoin
    Ididnotwanttojoin 29 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Godzilla always was a giant reptile.

  • alisuo toko
    alisuo toko 29 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Best thing about Ben her (2016) film Morgan Freeman hair 😂

  • cazia9
    cazia9 29 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The irony of the Planet of the Apes remake is that the ending is far closer to Pierre Boulle's original novel, where the grounds crew for the returning vessel are all apes, nd the humans discover a city full of non-human primates

  • Chuck McOrmick
    Chuck McOrmick 29 วันที่ผ่านมา

    What, no Ghostbusters?........

  • Dan Ortiz
    Dan Ortiz 29 วันที่ผ่านมา

    you can make a whole list with Disney's remakes

    • alisuo toko
      alisuo toko 29 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Anything with Johnny Depp is an insult

  • CoffeeWithTheCynic
    CoffeeWithTheCynic 29 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The change of appearance in 1998's Godzilla is NOT what made that movie stink. Hell, Godzilla's design is one of the better things about the film (and yes, that creature can be called Godzilla as the 'Zilla' rebranding didn't come until 2004).