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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
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    the people's #1 & often listed 1941

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  2. 15
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    1960

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  3. 10
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    1964

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  4. 23
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    1968

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  5. 63
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    1972

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  6. 38
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    ranked low on reranks & added by wiabux 1974

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  7. 39
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    1976

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  8. 58
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    1976

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  9. 27
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    1978

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  10. 14
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks 1978

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  11. 48
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    1979

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  12. 8
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    1982

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  13. 66
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    1982

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  14. 1
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    most listed 1983

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  15. 17
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    ranked low on reranks 1985

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  16. 57
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    1986

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  17. 20
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    1986

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  18. 30
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    1986

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  19. 59
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    1987

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  20. 34
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    often listed 1987

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  21. 42
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    1988

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  22. 2
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    1991

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  23. 43
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    1991

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  24. 5
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    1992

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  25. 16
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    1992

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  26. 40
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    1993

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  27. 21
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    ranked low on reranks 1994

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  28. 65
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    1995

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  29. 33
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    ranked low on reranks & added by wiabux 1995

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  30. 9
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    1995

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  31. 31
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    1996

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  32. 28
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    1996

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  33. 54
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    added by wiabux 1998

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  34. 35
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    ranked low on reranks & added by wiabux 1999

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  35. 3
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    2001

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  36. 18
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    2002

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  37. 47
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    added by wiabux 2002

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  38. 24
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    2002

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  39. 64
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    2003

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  40. 60
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    2003

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  41. 26
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    ranked low on reranks 2003

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  42. 7
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    2004

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  43. 37
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    added by wiabux 2004

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  44. 61
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    2004

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  45. 52
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    added by wiabux 2004

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  46. 56
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    added by wiabux 2005

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  47. 32
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks 2005

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  48. 29
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    2005

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  49. 62
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    2005

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  50. 44
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    added by wiabux 2005

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