10 Movie Remakes That Were Awful Many were hated by critics and audiences alike By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff Posted Mar 17, 2015 10:57 AM CDT 14 comments Comments In this image released by Columbia/Sony Pictures, Steve Martin is shown in a scene from "The Pink Panther 2." (AP Photo/Columbia/Sony Pictures, Peter Iovino) (Newser) – Some movie remakes and reboots are actually good, but many are cringeworthy—and Radar runs down 20 of the worst offenders: The 2011 remake of Arthur was called a "career killer" for leading man Russell Brand—especially bad news since it was Brand's first film in the lead role. The 2004 remake of Alfie, starring Jude Law in the lead, cost $60 million to make ... and grossed just $35 million at the worldwide box office. The film version of The A-Team performed so poorly with both critics and audiences that a seemingly inevitable sequel never came about. Even star Liam Neeson once called the movie "confusing." Tim Burton's 2001 Planet of the Apes remake also never got a sequel, and Burton himself said he'd "rather jump out of a window" than make one. The original Conan the Barbarian helped make Arnold Schwarzenegger a star, but the 2011 remake didn't do much to help Jason Momoa's career. In fact, critics slammed the "horrible acting." The 2006 remake of The Pink Panther, starring Steve Martin as the iconic Inspector Clouseau, actually performed well at the box office and got a sequel ... but it also got nominated for a "Worst Remake" Razzie. Also nominated for a "Worst Remake" Razzie the same year: The Poseidon Adventure remake. However, unlike The Pink Panther, it only earned $22 million domestically. The Jackie Chan remake of Around the World in 80 Days made $72 million worldwide—but then again, it cost $110 million to make and $30 million to market. The 2002 Swept Away, a remake of a 1974 movie, starred Madonna and Guy Ritchie ... and won five Razzies ... and grossed less than $600,000 domestically ... and went straight to video in the UK. Roger Ebert actually reversed his initial thumbs-up for The Longest Yard, a 2005 remake starring Adam Sandler. Click for the complete list if you want to see which remake Radar dubbed the worst ever.