9. 'Star Trek Into Darkness'
Seven years after the Nemesis debacle, J.J. Abrams came into the Star Trek universe, sprinkled his "Member Berries" everywhere, and brought the whole thing back to the beginning when Kirk and Spock were young and fresh out of Starfleet. When it came time for a sequel, they didn't want to just redo the Wrath of Khan, but they also didn't want to not redo the Wrath of Khan. They eventually came to the mushy compromise where the crew of the enterprise does indeed battle Khan Noonien Singh, but they'd keep it a secret during the promotional period. Needless to say, it leaked out and fans were disappointed. It was a decision that J.J. Abrams lived to regret. "I can understand their argument to try to keep that quiet," he said, "but I do wonder if it would have seemed a little bit less like an attempt at deception if we had just come out with it." As it stands, Star Trek Into Darkness is the least-loved of the three films from the rebooted universe. Nobody could play Khan after Ricardo Montalbán.