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.
List is ranked by a combination of each item's votes & positioning in reranks
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  1. 6
    Up 47
    Down 27

    the people's #1 &often listed
    The Maltese Falcon

    1941 More
    83
  2. 15
    Up 48
    Down 17
    1960 More
    67
  3. 10
    Up 67
    Down 21
    1964 More
    75
  4. 22
    Up 47
    Down 28
    1968 More
    61
  5. 63
    Up 5
    Down 16
    1972 More
    30
  6. 38
    Up 18
    Down 7

    ranked low on reranks
    Gone in 60 Seconds

    1974 More
    45
    added by: wiabux
  7. 39
    Up 18
    Down 26
    1976 More
    45
  8. 58
    Up 13
    Down 21
    1976 More
    34
  9. 27
    Up 28
    Down 27
    1978 More
    55
  10. 14
    Up 45
    Down 33

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Invasion of the Body Snatchers

    1978 More
    69
  11. 48
    Up 12
    Down 22
    1979 More
    38
  12. 8
    Up 82
    Down 25
    1982 More
    80
  13. 66
    Up 3
    Down 15
    1982 More
    28
  14. 1
    Up 120
    Down 34

    most listed
    Scarface

    1983 More
    100
  15. 17
    Up 43
    Down 16

    ranked low on reranks
    Pale Rider

    1985 More
    65
  16. 57
    Up 13
    Down 22
    1986 More
    34
  17. 20
    Up 41
    Down 33
    1986 More
    62
  18. 30
    Up 39
    Down 32
    1986 More
    54
  19. 59
    Up 8
    Down 16
    1987 More
    34
  20. 34
    Up 18
    Down 23

    often listed
    Three Men and a Baby

    1987 More
    50
  21. 42
    Up 21
    Down 26
    1988 More
    42
  22. 2
    Up 77
    Down 30
    1991 More
    92
  23. 43
    Up 28
    Down 25
    1991 More
    42
  24. 5
    Up 76
    Down 26
    1992 More
    86
  25. 16
    Up 36
    Down 30
    1992 More
    65
  26. 40
    Up 23
    Down 23
    1993 More
    45
  27. 21
    Up 58
    Down 19

    ranked low on reranks
    True Lies

    1994 More
    62
  28. 65
    Up 3
    Down 16
    1995 More
    28
  29. 33
    Up 23
    Down 8

    ranked low on reranks
    Heat

    1995 More
    52
    added by: wiabux
  30. 9
    Up 72
    Down 31
    1995 More
    79
  31. 31
    Up 30
    Down 22
    1996 More
    53
  32. 28
    Up 27
    Down 31
    1996 More
    54
  33. 54
    Up 11
    Down 22
    1998 More
    36
    added by: wiabux
  34. 35
    Up 17
    Down 9

    ranked low on reranks
    The Mummy

    1999 More
    49
    added by: wiabux
  35. 3
    Up 117
    Down 29
    2001 More
    88
  36. 18
    Up 37
    Down 26
    2002 More
    64
  37. 47
    Up 4
    Down 6
    2002 More
    40
    added by: wiabux
  38. 24
    Up 54
    Down 29
    2002 More
    59
  39. 64
    Up 8
    Down 22
    2003 More
    30
  40. 60
    Up 12
    Down 25
    2003 More
    33
  41. 26
    Up 73
    Down 23

    ranked low on reranks
    The Italian Job

    2003 More
    56
  42. 7
    Up 67
    Down 33
    2004 More
    82
  43. 37
    Up 19
    Down 7
    2004 More
    46
    added by: wiabux
  44. 61
    Up 7
    Down 19
    2004 More
    31
  45. 52
    Up 5
    Down 6
    2004 More
    37
    added by: wiabux
  46. 56
    Up 4
    Down 7
    2005 More
    35
    added by: wiabux
  47. 32
    Up 37
    Down 59

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    2005 More
    53
  48. 29
    Up 41
    Down 49
    2005 More
    54
  49. 62
    Up 4
    Down 24
    2005 More
    30
  50. 44
    Up 13
    Down 9
    2005 More
    41
    added by: wiabux
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