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The Greatest Movie Remakes of All Time

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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.

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

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  1. 44
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    2007 More
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  2. 1
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    most listed &ranked high on reranks
    Scarface

    1983 More
    96
  3. 47
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    1991 More
    41
  4. 18
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    2002 More
    68
  5. 17
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    1985 More
    69
  6. 45
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    ranked low on reranks
    Fright Night

    2011 More
    42
  7. 26
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    1986 More
    59
  8. 36
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    1993 More
    55
  9. 34
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    2003 More
    55
  10. 52
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    2013 More
    35
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  11. 4
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    1992 More
    86
  12. 41
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    1988 More
    51
  13. 21
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    1986 More
    66
  14. 49
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    1976 More
    39
  15. 19
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    2002 More
    67
  16. 54
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    1974 More
    35
    added by: wiabux
  17. 43
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    2005 More
    46
  18. 24
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    ranked low on reranks
    True Lies

    1994 More
    62
  19. 13
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    2007 More
    76
  20. 39
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    2010 More
    52
  21. 5
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    True Grit

    2010 More
    86
  22. 40
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    1976 More
    51
  23. 7
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    ranked high on reranks
    The Thing

    1982 More
    83
  24. 6
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    the people's #1 &often listed
    The Maltese Falcon

    1941 More
    84
  25. 15
    Up 34
    Down 10
    1960 More
    71
  26. 56
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    2004 More
    34
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  27. 51
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    new! Carrie

    36
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  28. 38
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    ranked low on reranks
    Three Men and a Baby

    1987 More
    53
  29. 14
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    ranked high on reranks
    Scent of a Woman

    1992 More
    72
  30. 10
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    2006 More
    78
  31. 3
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    often listed
    Cape Fear

    1991 More
    86
  32. 12
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    2006 More
    78
  33. 25
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    2010 More
    60
  34. 30
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    1995 More
    56
    added by: wiabux
  35. 35
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    1996 More
    55
  36. 50
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    ranked low on reranks
    The Parent Trap

    1998 More
    38
    added by: wiabux
  37. 22
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    Down 17
    1968 More
    64
  38. 48
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    1986 More
    39
  39. 55
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    2012 More
    35
    added by: wiabux
  40. 28
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    controversial
    King Kong

    2005 More
    57
  41. 57
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    2005 More
    33
    added by: wiabux
  42. 16
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    1978 More
    70
  43. 31
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    2002 More
    56
    added by: wiabux
  44. 58
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    2005 More
    33
    added by: wiabux
  45. 37
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    1996 More
    54
  46. 11
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    1964 More
    78
  47. 32
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    1999 More
    56
    added by: wiabux
  48. 2
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    2001 More
    88
  49. 33
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    2005 More
    56
  50. 46
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    2010 More
    42
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