Are remakes of old TV series to movies bad

Like to know the user experience based on this. Examples Dukes of Hazard, Charlies Angels etc.

  • Look at it this way. A show has times to develop character and story lines over a couple episodes. A movie may try to cram a whole story ark or even a whole season in only 2 hours or more. That was the exact problem with The Last Airbender film, among other things. – Aaron Hatch 9 years ago
  • What about successful remakes? Like the remake of Footloose, the newer adaptation of Spiderman (with Andrew Garfield) etc (which were actually really good)... – natharmsen 9 years ago
  • I think the jury is still out on Footloose/Spiderman. I think the Beverly Hillbillies movie from the '90s was the best example of a successful TV series to film reboot. Dukes of Hazzard was the first film to which Rolling Stone awarded no stars, so there's the other end of your spectrum. – Kristian Wilson 9 years ago
  • An article that fleshes out the good and the bad remakes (and why they are so) would be quite interesting. – Erica Beimesche 9 years ago

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