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. 19
    + 62
    - 20

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

    ) open
  2. 35
    + 20
    - 10

    added by wiabux Rachel Weisz, Brendan Fraser, Patricia Velásquez

    ) open
  3. 8
    + 78
    - 32

    Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Christopher Plummer

    ) open
  4. 36
    + 42
    - 50

    Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Channing Tatum

    ) open
  5. 39
    + 24
    - 25

    Sally Field, Michael J. Fox, Frank Welker

    ) open
  6. 46
    + 13
    - 12

    added by wiabux Adam Sandler, Courteney Cox, Chris Rock

    ) open
  7. 30
    + 39
    - 62

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

    ) open
  8. 55
    + 14
    - 22

    Nick Nolte, Bette Midler, Little Richard

    ) open
  9. 64
    + 8
    - 23

    Lindsay Lohan, Jamie Lee Curtis, Mark Harmon

    ) open
  10. 27
    + 29
    - 32

    Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Calista Flockhart

    ) open
  11. 16
    + 38
    - 32

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

    ) open
  12. 20
    + 38
    - 44

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter

    ) open
  13. 33
    + 24
    - 10

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

    ) open
  14. 51
    + 6
    - 7

    added by wiabux Dwayne Johnson, Cobie Smulders, Johnny Knoxville

    ) open
  15. 26
    + 74
    - 26

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

    ) open
  16. 40
    + 19
    - 10

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

    ) open
  17. 3
    + 122
    - 32

    Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, George Clooney

    ) open
  18. 41
    + 23
    - 27

    Steve Martin, Michael Caine, Ian McDiarmid

    ) open
  19. 6
    + 50
    - 28

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

    ) open
  20. 37
    + 23
    - 8

    ranked low on reranks & added by wiabux Mickey Rourke, Denzel Washington, Christopher Walken

    ) open
  21. 1
    + 124
    - 36

    most listed Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Brett Ratner

    ) open
  22. 23
    + 49
    - 29

    Faye Dunaway, Steve McQueen, Yaphet Kotto

    ) open
  23. 18
    + 38
    - 28

    Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank

    ) open
  24. 53
    + 9
    - 10

    added by wiabux Lena Headey, Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby

    ) open
  25. 2
    + 82
    - 32

    Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange

    ) open
  26. 32
    + 31
    - 24

    Mel Gibson, Rene Russo, Liev Schreiber

    ) open
  27. 11
    + 104
    - 30

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Alec Baldwin

    ) open
  28. 7
    + 70
    - 35

    Sarah Polley, Ving Rhames, Kevin Zegers

    ) open
  29. 34
    + 19
    - 25

    often listed Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg, Ted Danson

    ) open
  30. 60
    + 0
    - 3

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

    ) open
  31. 42
    + 22
    - 30

    Emily Blunt, Anthony Hopkins, Hugo Weaving

    ) open
  32. 58
    + 9
    - 19

    Meryl Streep, Denzel Washington, Jon Voight

    ) open
  33. 66
    + 3
    - 17

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

    ) open
  34. 9
    + 85
    - 28

    Kurt Russell, Keith David, John Carpenter

    ) open
  35. 47
    + 11
    - 9

    added by willyboymcoy Jessica Lucas, Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez

    ) open
  36. 45
    + 25
    - 32

    Colin Farrell, David Tennant, Toni Collette

    ) open
  37. 38
    + 19
    - 29

    Austin Stoker, Charles Cyphers, Tony Burton

    ) open
  38. 65
    + 4
    - 25

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

    ) open
  39. 21
    + 45
    - 27

    Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman

    ) open
  40. 12
    + 90
    - 28

    Alessandra Ambrosio, Daniel Craig, Eva Green

    ) open
  41. 61
    + 12
    - 26

    Jason Isaacs, Saffron Burrows, Rachel Hurd-Wood

    ) open
  42. 50
    + 31
    - 33

    John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes

    ) open
  43. 54
    + 11
    - 23

    added by wiabux Lindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid, Kat Graham

    ) open
  44. 25
    + 38
    - 34

    Chloë Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins, Kodi Smit-McPhee

    ) open
  45. 5
    + 78
    - 28

    Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

    ) open
  46. 31
    + 39
    - 35

    Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum, David Cronenberg

    ) open
  47. 44
    + 5
    - 7

    added by wiabux Brendan Fraser, Michael Caine, Rade Šerbedžija

    ) open
  48. 22
    + 42
    - 35

    Bill Murray, Steve Martin, John Candy

    ) open
  49. 59
    + 13
    - 22

    Barbra Streisand, Gary Busey, Kris Kristofferson

    ) open
  50. 43
    + 28
    - 27

    Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Martin Short

    ) open
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