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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    added by wiabux Adam Sandler, Courteney Cox, Chris Rock

    ) open
  2. 1
    + 124
    - 36

    most listed Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Brett Ratner

    ) open
  3. 17
    + 38
    - 32

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

    ) open
  4. 19
    + 38
    - 28

    Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank

    ) open
  5. 70
    + 1
    - 0

    added by CraigAlarm Albert Brooks, Dudley Moore, Nastassja Kinski

    ) open
  6. 12
    + 90
    - 28

    Alessandra Ambrosio, Daniel Craig, Eva Green

    ) open
  7. 18
    + 63
    - 20

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

    ) open
  8. 40
    + 19
    - 29

    Austin Stoker, Charles Cyphers, Tony Burton

    ) open
  9. 58
    + 13
    - 22

    Barbra Streisand, Gary Busey, Kris Kristofferson

    ) open
  10. 72
    + 1
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    added by CraigAlarm Ben Stiller, Bette Midler, John Goodman

    ) open
  11. 22
    + 43
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    Bill Murray, Steve Martin, John Candy

    ) open
  12. 56
    + 4
    - 10

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

    ) open
  13. 8
    + 78
    - 32

    Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Christopher Plummer

    ) open
  14. 3
    + 122
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    Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, George Clooney

    ) open
  15. 57
    + 8
    - 17

    Brad Pitt, Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman

    ) open
  16. 44
    + 5
    - 7

    added by wiabux Brendan Fraser, Michael Caine, Rade Šerbedžija

    ) open
  17. 66
    + 3
    - 17

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

    ) open
  18. 25
    + 74
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    ranked low on reranks Charlize Theron, Kelly Brook, Mark Wahlberg

    ) open
  19. 26
    + 38
    - 34

    Chloë Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins, Kodi Smit-McPhee

    ) open
  20. 83
    + 1
    - 0

    added by Baseballislove Chris Hemsworth, Adrianne Palicki, Josh Hutcherson

    ) open
  21. 13
    + 81
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    Christian Bale, Russell Crowe, Logan Lerman

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  22. 11
    + 71
    - 22

    Clint Eastwood, Gian Maria Volonté, Aldo Sambrell

    ) open
  23. 16
    + 46
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    Clint Eastwood, Michael Moriarty, Chris Penn

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  24. 45
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    - 32

    Colin Farrell, David Tennant, Toni Collette

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  25. 28
    + 30
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    Deacon Jones, Warren Beatty, Julie Christie

    ) open
  26. 51
    + 6
    - 8

    added by wiabux Dwayne Johnson, Cobie Smulders, Johnny Knoxville

    ) open
  27. 42
    + 22
    - 30

    Emily Blunt, Anthony Hopkins, Hugo Weaving

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  28. 80
    + 1
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    added by CraigAlarm Famke Janssen, Ali Larter, Geoffrey Rush

    ) open
  29. 21
    + 49
    - 29

    Faye Dunaway, Steve McQueen, Yaphet Kotto

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  30. 62
    + 5
    - 17

    Gary Busey, Lee Van Cleef, Stefanie Powers

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  31. 31
    + 39
    - 35

    Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum, David Cronenberg

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  32. 39
    + 19
    - 10

    ranked low on reranks & added by wiabux George Cole, H. B. Halicki, Ronald Halicki

    ) open
  33. 6
    + 50
    - 28

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

    ) open
  34. 50
    + 12
    - 25

    Isabelle Adjani, Bruno Ganz, Klaus Kinski

    ) open
  35. 75
    + 1
    - 0

    ranked low on reranks & added by CraigAlarm James Stewart, Doris Day, Alfred Hitchcock

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  36. 60
    + 12
    - 26

    Jason Isaacs, Saffron Burrows, Rachel Hurd-Wood

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  37. 68
    + 1
    - 0

    added by CraigAlarm Jason Statham, Donald Sutherland, Mini Andén

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  38. 69
    + 1
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    added by CraigAlarm Jeff Bridges, James Woods, Richard Widmark

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  39. 85
    + 1
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    new! & added by CraigAlarm Jeremy Sheffield, Hannah Tointon, Rachel Shelley

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  40. 47
    + 11
    - 9

    added by willyboymcoy Jessica Lucas, Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez

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  41. 49
    + 32
    - 33

    John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes

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  42. 23
    + 38
    - 44

    Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter

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  43. 20
    + 45
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    Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman

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  44. 33
    + 39
    - 63

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

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  45. 64
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    - 4

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

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  46. 82
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    added by CraigAlarm Julie Andrews, Bob Newhart, Tony Curtis

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  47. 61
    + 4
    - 15

    Julie Andrews, James Garner, Alex Karras

    ) open
  48. 67
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    added by CraigAlarm Kate Winslet, Sean Penn, Jude Law

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  49. 9
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    - 28

    Kurt Russell, Keith David, John Carpenter

    ) open
  50. 52
    + 16
    - 22

    Kōji Yakusho, Goro Inagaki, Kazue Fukiishi

    ) open
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