The Greatest Movie Remakes of All Time Films
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The Greatest Movie Remakes of All Time

List Criteria: Only remade films based on (or copying) earlier movies, including short films and foreign movies

The Greatest Movie Remakes of All Time, ranked by movie experts and film fans alike. This list of the top movie remakes of all time was created by taking best movie remake suggestions from Ranker users, and then holding an open vote on which selected films were, in fact, the top films ever made.

The list includes films that were inspired by a wide range of topics, from art house European cinema to highly-regarded classics of the Golden Age of Hollywood. Included are movies that were Academy Award recipients and nominees and even Best Picture selections - as well as cult movies or sleeper hits that took time to find an audience.

If your favorite movies still aren't included with this group of the Greatest Movie Remakes of All Time, add them by making your own list. Or just vote for the titles below that are most worthy of the Greatest Movie Remakes of All Time title.

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  1. 46
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    - 12

    added by wiabux Adam Sandler, Courteney Cox, Chris Rock

    ) open
  2. 1
    + 124
    - 36

    most listed Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Brett Ratner

    ) open
  3. 16
    + 38
    - 32

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Al Pacino, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Gabrielle Anwar

    ) open
  4. 18
    + 38
    - 28

    Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank

    ) open
  5. 12
    + 90
    - 28

    Alessandra Ambrosio, Daniel Craig, Eva Green

    ) open
  6. 19
    + 62
    - 20

    ranked low on reranks Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku, Jamie Lee Curtis

    ) open
  7. 38
    + 19
    - 29

    Austin Stoker, Charles Cyphers, Tony Burton

    ) open
  8. 59
    + 13
    - 22

    Barbra Streisand, Gary Busey, Kris Kristofferson

    ) open
  9. 22
    + 42
    - 35

    Bill Murray, Steve Martin, John Candy

    ) open
  10. 56
    + 4
    - 9

    added by wiabux Billy Bob Thornton, Marcia Gay Harden, Greg Kinnear

    ) open
  11. 8
    + 78
    - 32

    Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Christopher Plummer

    ) open
  12. 3
    + 122
    - 32

    Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, George Clooney

    ) open
  13. 57
    + 8
    - 17

    Brad Pitt, Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman

    ) open
  14. 44
    + 5
    - 7

    added by wiabux Brendan Fraser, Michael Caine, Rade Šerbedžija

    ) open
  15. 66
    + 3
    - 17

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Camilla Belle, Liam Cunningham, Vincent Schiavelli

    ) open
  16. 26
    + 74
    - 26

    ranked low on reranks Charlize Theron, Kelly Brook, Mark Wahlberg

    ) open
  17. 25
    + 38
    - 34

    Chloë Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins, Kodi Smit-McPhee

    ) open
  18. 67
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    - 0

    added by Baseballislove Chris Hemsworth, Adrianne Palicki, Josh Hutcherson

    ) open
  19. 13
    + 81
    - 25

    Christian Bale, Russell Crowe, Logan Lerman

    ) open
  20. 10
    + 71
    - 22

    Clint Eastwood, Gian Maria Volonté, Aldo Sambrell

    ) open
  21. 17
    + 46
    - 17

    Clint Eastwood, Michael Moriarty, Chris Penn

    ) open
  22. 45
    + 25
    - 32

    Colin Farrell, David Tennant, Toni Collette

    ) open
  23. 28
    + 29
    - 30

    Deacon Jones, Warren Beatty, Julie Christie

    ) open
  24. 51
    + 6
    - 7

    added by wiabux Dwayne Johnson, Cobie Smulders, Johnny Knoxville

    ) open
  25. 42
    + 22
    - 30

    Emily Blunt, Anthony Hopkins, Hugo Weaving

    ) open
  26. 23
    + 49
    - 29

    Faye Dunaway, Steve McQueen, Yaphet Kotto

    ) open
  27. 63
    + 5
    - 17

    Gary Busey, Lee Van Cleef, Stefanie Powers

    ) open
  28. 31
    + 39
    - 35

    Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum, David Cronenberg

    ) open
  29. 40
    + 19
    - 10

    added by wiabux George Cole, H. B. Halicki, Ronald Halicki

    ) open
  30. 6
    + 50
    - 28

    the people's #1 & often listed Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre, Mary Astor

    ) open
  31. 49
    + 12
    - 24

    Isabelle Adjani, Bruno Ganz, Klaus Kinski

    ) open
  32. 61
    + 12
    - 26

    Jason Isaacs, Saffron Burrows, Rachel Hurd-Wood

    ) open
  33. 47
    + 11
    - 9

    added by willyboymcoy Jessica Lucas, Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez

    ) open
  34. 50
    + 31
    - 33

    John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes

    ) open
  35. 20
    + 38
    - 44

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter

    ) open
  36. 21
    + 45
    - 27

    Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman

    ) open
  37. 30
    + 39
    - 62

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, AnnaSophia Robb

    ) open
  38. 60
    + 0
    - 3

    added by willyboymcoy Julianne Moore, Chloë Grace Moretz, Judy Greer

    ) open
  39. 62
    + 4
    - 15

    Julie Andrews, James Garner, Alex Karras

    ) open
  40. 9
    + 85
    - 28

    Kurt Russell, Keith David, John Carpenter

    ) open
  41. 52
    + 16
    - 21

    Kōji Yakusho, Goro Inagaki, Kazue Fukiishi

    ) open
  42. 53
    + 9
    - 10

    added by wiabux Lena Headey, Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby

    ) open
  43. 11
    + 104
    - 30

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Alec Baldwin

    ) open
  44. 54
    + 11
    - 23

    added by wiabux Lindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid, Kat Graham

    ) open
  45. 64
    + 8
    - 23

    Lindsay Lohan, Jamie Lee Curtis, Mark Harmon

    ) open
  46. 4
    + 95
    - 45

    Matt Damon, Jeff Bridges, Josh Brolin

    ) open
  47. 32
    + 31
    - 24

    Mel Gibson, Rene Russo, Liev Schreiber

    ) open
  48. 58
    + 9
    - 19

    Meryl Streep, Denzel Washington, Jon Voight

    ) open
  49. 37
    + 23
    - 8

    ranked low on reranks & added by wiabux Mickey Rourke, Denzel Washington, Christopher Walken

    ) open
  50. 5
    + 78
    - 28

    Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

    ) open
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