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. 49
    + 32
    - 33

    John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes

    ) open
  2. 77
    + 1
    - 0

    added by CraigAlarm Mel Brooks, Anne Bancroft, Christopher Lloyd

    ) open
  3. 66
    + 3
    - 17

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

    ) open
  4. 75
    + 1
    - 0

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

    ) open
  5. 79
    + 1
    - 0

    added by CraigAlarm Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, Paul Rudd

    ) open
  6. 71
    + 1
    - 0

    added by CraigAlarm Leonardo DiCaprio, Isla Fisher, Carey Mulligan

    ) open
  7. 73
    + 1
    - 0

    new! & added by CraigAlarm Sean Penn, Ben Stiller, Conan O'Brien

    ) open
  8. 76
    + 1
    - 0

    added by CraigAlarm Susan Sarandon, Jack Lemmon, Carol Burnett

    ) open
  9. 61
    + 4
    - 15

    Julie Andrews, James Garner, Alex Karras

    ) open
  10. 1
    + 124
    - 36

    most listed Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Brett Ratner

    ) open
  11. 43
    + 28
    - 27

    Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Martin Short

    ) open
  12. 19
    + 38
    - 28

    Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank

    ) open
  13. 16
    + 46
    - 17

    Clint Eastwood, Michael Moriarty, Chris Penn

    ) open
  14. 45
    + 25
    - 32

    Colin Farrell, David Tennant, Toni Collette

    ) open
  15. 83
    + 1
    - 0

    added by Baseballislove Chris Hemsworth, Adrianne Palicki, Josh Hutcherson

    ) open
  16. 31
    + 39
    - 35

    Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum, David Cronenberg

    ) open
  17. 38
    + 24
    - 25

    Sally Field, Michael J. Fox, Frank Welker

    ) open
  18. 25
    + 74
    - 26

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

    ) open
  19. 47
    + 11
    - 9

    added by willyboymcoy Jessica Lucas, Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez

    ) open
  20. 5
    + 78
    - 28

    Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

    ) open
  21. 41
    + 23
    - 27

    Steve Martin, Michael Caine, Ian McDiarmid

    ) open
  22. 22
    + 43
    - 35

    Bill Murray, Steve Martin, John Candy

    ) open
  23. 58
    + 13
    - 22

    Barbra Streisand, Gary Busey, Kris Kristofferson

    ) open
  24. 62
    + 5
    - 17

    Gary Busey, Lee Van Cleef, Stefanie Powers

    ) open
  25. 24
    + 56
    - 31

    Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette, Brian Cox

    ) open
  26. 39
    + 19
    - 10

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

    ) open
  27. 70
    + 1
    - 0

    added by CraigAlarm Albert Brooks, Dudley Moore, Nastassja Kinski

    ) open
  28. 65
    + 4
    - 25

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Mélanie Laurent, Aure Atika, Romain Duris

    ) open
  29. 18
    + 62
    - 20

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

    ) open
  30. 13
    + 81
    - 25

    Christian Bale, Russell Crowe, Logan Lerman

    ) open
  31. 42
    + 22
    - 30

    Emily Blunt, Anthony Hopkins, Hugo Weaving

    ) open
  32. 4
    + 95
    - 45

    Matt Damon, Jeff Bridges, Josh Brolin

    ) open
  33. 40
    + 19
    - 29

    Austin Stoker, Charles Cyphers, Tony Burton

    ) open
  34. 9
    + 85
    - 28

    Kurt Russell, Keith David, John Carpenter

    ) open
  35. 72
    + 1
    - 0

    added by CraigAlarm Ben Stiller, Bette Midler, John Goodman

    ) open
  36. 6
    + 50
    - 28

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

    ) open
  37. 15
    + 49
    - 19

    Steve McQueen, James Coburn, Charles Bronson

    ) open
  38. 59
    + 9
    - 20

    Meryl Streep, Denzel Washington, Jon Voight

    ) open
  39. 51
    + 6
    - 8

    added by wiabux Dwayne Johnson, Cobie Smulders, Johnny Knoxville

    ) open
  40. 64
    + 0
    - 4

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

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  41. 35
    + 19
    - 25

    often listed Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg, Ted Danson

    ) open
  42. 85
    + 1
    - 0

    new! & added by CraigAlarm Jeremy Sheffield, Hannah Tointon, Rachel Shelley

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  43. 63
    + 8
    - 23

    Lindsay Lohan, Jamie Lee Curtis, Mark Harmon

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  44. 17
    + 38
    - 32

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

    ) open
  45. 12
    + 90
    - 28

    Alessandra Ambrosio, Daniel Craig, Eva Green

    ) open
  46. 2
    + 82
    - 32

    Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange

    ) open
  47. 10
    + 104
    - 30

    ranked low on reranks Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Alec Baldwin

    ) open
  48. 26
    + 38
    - 34

    Chloë Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins, Kodi Smit-McPhee

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  49. 32
    + 24
    - 10

    ranked low on reranks & added by wiabux Natalie Portman, Al Pacino, Val Kilmer

    ) open
  50. 27
    + 29
    - 32

    Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Calista Flockhart

    ) open
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