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. 50
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    - 33

    John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes

    ) open
  2. 66
    + 3
    - 17

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

    ) open
  3. 62
    + 4
    - 15

    Julie Andrews, James Garner, Alex Karras

    ) open
  4. 1
    + 123
    - 36

    most listed Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Brett Ratner

    ) open
  5. 43
    + 28
    - 27

    Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Martin Short

    ) open
  6. 18
    + 38
    - 28

    Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank

    ) open
  7. 16
    + 46
    - 17

    Clint Eastwood, Michael Moriarty, Chris Penn

    ) open
  8. 45
    + 25
    - 32

    Colin Farrell, David Tennant, Toni Collette

    ) open
  9. 67
    + 1
    - 0

    new! & added by Baseballislove Chris Hemsworth, Adrianne Palicki, Josh Hutcherson

    ) open
  10. 31
    + 39
    - 35

    Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum, David Cronenberg

    ) open
  11. 38
    + 24
    - 25

    Sally Field, Michael J. Fox, Frank Welker

    ) open
  12. 26
    + 74
    - 26

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

    ) open
  13. 47
    + 11
    - 9

    added by willyboymcoy Jessica Lucas, Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez

    ) open
  14. 5
    + 78
    - 28

    Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

    ) open
  15. 41
    + 22
    - 27

    Steve Martin, Michael Caine, Ian McDiarmid

    ) open
  16. 21
    + 42
    - 35

    Bill Murray, Steve Martin, John Candy

    ) open
  17. 58
    + 13
    - 22

    Barbra Streisand, Gary Busey, Kris Kristofferson

    ) open
  18. 63
    + 5
    - 17

    Gary Busey, Lee Van Cleef, Stefanie Powers

    ) open
  19. 24
    + 56
    - 31

    Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette, Brian Cox

    ) open
  20. 40
    + 18
    - 10

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

    ) open
  21. 65
    + 4
    - 25

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

    ) open
  22. 19
    + 61
    - 20

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

    ) open
  23. 13
    + 79
    - 25

    Christian Bale, Russell Crowe, Logan Lerman

    ) open
  24. 42
    + 22
    - 30

    Emily Blunt, Anthony Hopkins, Hugo Weaving

    ) open
  25. 4
    + 95
    - 45

    Matt Damon, Jeff Bridges, Josh Brolin

    ) open
  26. 39
    + 18
    - 29

    Austin Stoker, Charles Cyphers, Tony Burton

    ) open
  27. 9
    + 84
    - 28

    Kurt Russell, Keith David, John Carpenter

    ) open
  28. 6
    + 50
    - 28

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

    ) open
  29. 15
    + 49
    - 19

    Steve McQueen, James Coburn, Charles Bronson

    ) open
  30. 60
    + 8
    - 19

    Meryl Streep, Denzel Washington, Jon Voight

    ) open
  31. 52
    + 5
    - 7

    added by wiabux Dwayne Johnson, Cobie Smulders, Johnny Knoxville

    ) open
  32. 59
    + 0
    - 3

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

    ) open
  33. 34
    + 19
    - 25

    often listed Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg, Ted Danson

    ) open
  34. 64
    + 8
    - 23

    Lindsay Lohan, Jamie Lee Curtis, Mark Harmon

    ) open
  35. 17
    + 37
    - 32

    Al Pacino, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Gabrielle Anwar

    ) open
  36. 12
    + 89
    - 28

    Alessandra Ambrosio, Daniel Craig, Eva Green

    ) open
  37. 2
    + 81
    - 32

    Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange

    ) open
  38. 11
    + 102
    - 30

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Alec Baldwin

    ) open
  39. 25
    + 38
    - 34

    Chloë Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins, Kodi Smit-McPhee

    ) open
  40. 33
    + 24
    - 10

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

    ) open
  41. 27
    + 29
    - 32

    Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Calista Flockhart

    ) open
  42. 53
    + 11
    - 23

    added by wiabux Lindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid, Kat Graham

    ) open
  43. 23
    + 49
    - 29

    Faye Dunaway, Steve McQueen, Yaphet Kotto

    ) open
  44. 61
    + 12
    - 26

    Jason Isaacs, Saffron Burrows, Rachel Hurd-Wood

    ) open
  45. 55
    + 14
    - 22

    Nick Nolte, Bette Midler, Little Richard

    ) open
  46. 54
    + 8
    - 10

    added by wiabux Lena Headey, Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby

    ) open
  47. 29
    + 43
    - 52

    Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody

    ) open
  48. 46
    + 13
    - 12

    added by wiabux Adam Sandler, Courteney Cox, Chris Rock

    ) open
  49. 14
    + 47
    - 35

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Robert Duvall, Jeff Goldblum, Donald Sutherland

    ) open
  50. 44
    + 5
    - 7

    added by wiabux Brendan Fraser, Michael Caine, Rade Šerbedžija

    ) open
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