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10 Most Disappointing Horror Movie Remakes

10. Pet Sematary (2019)

Paramount Pictures

Many will argue that this movie doesn't quite fit as seamlessly as the other entries on this list, and they'd be right - since the latest bash at Pet Sematary really isn't all that bad from a technical standpoint. What it undoubtedly is however, is disappointing, since the film fails to justify why it's around as a pretty like-for-like remake of the original. And that's without taking into account just how effectively it ruined its own twists with a ridiculously spoilerific marketing campaign.

Whilst it functions aptly as your standard hollywood horror, the point is that the original Pet Sematary should have stayed dead and buried after its first campy film outing in 1989. Adding in cell phones and fancy four by fours doesn't do anything to make this plot feel fresh and exciting, making the old saying particularly resonant: sometimes original really is better.

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