10 terrible movies inspired by TV shows
Stuff.co.nz - Thu 12 Sep 06:11 GMT

From a live-action Scooby to a rancid reimagining of CHIPS, these are the worst big screen takes on beloved TV.

  For decades, Hollywood has attempted to take beloved small screen shows and turn them into blockbusting movies.

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  The original show's Cooter was right when he urged fans to stay away from this 2005 movie.

  But to try and milk more money out of the cash-cow six years later, in 2000, and without any of the first film's stars, was a huge mistake.

  This is a movie that prided pyrotechnics over plot and effects over emotional drama.

  Saddled with a pre-Guardians of the Galaxy James Gunn's unbalanced, flatulence-obsessed, monster-focused Ghostbusters 2 homage, director Raja Gosnell instead tried to draw inspiration from Spider-Man and the garish art direction of the last two '90s Batman movies (even borrowing Batgirl Alicia Silverstone as window dressing).

  This big-screen, live-action re-imagining of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson's much-loved puppet series is far from F. A.B. Losing its way after about 25 minutes when Home Alone/Spy Kids-style antics enter the picture, it disappeared down a black hole of pratfalls and gunge from whence it never returned.