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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. 49
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    2007

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  2. 66
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    1995

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  3. 65
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    Down 15

    1982

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  4. 1
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    most listed 1983

    open
  5. 43
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    Down 25

    1991

    open
  6. 18
    Up 37
    Down 26

    2002

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  7. 17
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    ranked low on reranks 1985

    open
  8. 46
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    2011

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  9. 30
    Up 39
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    1986

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  10. 39
    Up 23
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    1993

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  11. 26
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    ranked low on reranks 2003

    open
  12. 47
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    added by willyboymcoy 2013

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  13. 5
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    1992

    open
  14. 42
    Up 21
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    1988

    open
  15. 21
    Up 41
    Down 33

    1986

    open
  16. 59
    Up 13
    Down 21

    1976

    open
  17. 62
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    1972

    open
  18. 24
    Up 54
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    2002

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  19. 40
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    ranked low on reranks & added by wiabux 1974

    open
  20. 64
    Up 4
    Down 24

    2005

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  21. 20
    Up 58
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    ranked low on reranks 1994

    open
  22. 13
    Up 76
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    2007

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  23. 41
    Up 21
    Down 28

    2010

    open
  24. 4
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    2010

    open
  25. 38
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    1976

    open
  26. 8
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    1982

    open
  27. 6
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    the people's #1 & often listed 1941

    open
  28. 15
    Up 48
    Down 17

    1960

    open
  29. 61
    Up 7
    Down 19

    2004

    open
  30. 52
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    Down 6

    added by wiabux 2004

    open
  31. 56
    Up 0
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    new! & added by willyboymcoy 2013

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  32. 34
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    1987

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  33. 63
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    2003

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  34. 16
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks 1992

    open
  35. 12
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    2006

    open
  36. 2
    Up 77
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    1991

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  37. 10
    Up 99
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    ranked low on reranks 2006

    open
  38. 25
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    Down 32

    2010

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  39. 33
    Up 23
    Down 8

    ranked low on reranks & added by wiabux 1995

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  40. 28
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    Down 31

    1996

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  41. 53
    Up 11
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    added by wiabux 1998

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  42. 23
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    1968

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  43. 60
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    2003

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  44. 57
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    1986

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  45. 54
    Up 7
    Down 9

    added by wiabux 2012

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  46. 29
    Up 41
    Down 49

    2005

    open
  47. 44
    Up 13
    Down 9

    added by wiabux 2005

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  48. 14
    Up 45
    Down 33
    open
  49. 45
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    added by wiabux 2002

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  50. 55
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    added by wiabux 2005

    open
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