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Which remake completely misses the point of the original?

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We're in the middle of remake fever, with classic films getting remade at a blinding rate. But sometimes, creators try to hard to put their own stamp on a property — and completely miss what it was actually about. Which movie (or comic, or TV) remake or reboot loses a key point of the original?

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Please include a picture or clip of this remake or reboot. And mention the title, and what crucial point they missed. Thanks!

Top image: Amazing Spider-Man was pretty great, but lost the whole "Spidey tries to make money off his powers" element of the Raimi film and the original comics.

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