The Greatest Movie Remakes of All Time Films

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. 9
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    often listed &ranked low on reranks
    12 Monkeys

    1995 More
    79
  2. 49
    Up 14
    Down 14
    2010 More
    39
  3. 13
    Up 55
    Down 19
    2007 More
    75
  4. 11
    Up 47
    Down 12
    1964 More
    77
  5. 57
    Up 10
    Down 17
    1976 More
    34
  6. 23
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    Down 32

    often listed &controversial
    Alice in Wonderland

    2010 More
    62
  7. 40
    Up 15
    Down 20
    1976 More
    48
  8. 55
    Up 1
    Down 2
    2005 More
    37
    added by: wiabux
  9. 3
    Up 57
    Down 15

    ranked low on reranks
    Bram Stoker's Dracula

    1992 More
    85
  10. 4
    Up 55
    Down 27

    often listed
    Cape Fear

    1991 More
    84
  11. 43
    Up 4
    Down 1

    ranked low on reranks
    Carrie

    41
    added by: willyboymcoy
  12. 10
    Up 59
    Down 16
    2006 More
    77
  13. 30
    Up 35
    Down 51

    often listed &controversial
    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    2005 More
    54
  14. 8
    Up 54
    Down 24

    often listed &ranked low on reranks
    Dawn of the Dead

    2004 More
    80
  15. 41
    Up 15
    Down 19

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

    1988 More
    48
  16. 56
    Up 10
    Down 17
    1986 More
    34
  17. 48
    Up 4
    Down 3
    2012 More
    39
    added by: wiabux
  18. 47
    Up 4
    Down 2
    2013 More
    40
    added by: willyboymcoy
  19. 52
    Up 18
    Down 20
    1991 More
    38
  20. 50
    Up 18
    Down 24

    often listed
    Fright Night

    2011 More
    39
  21. 45
    Up 2
    Down 0
    1974 More
    40
    added by: wiabux
  22. 44
    Up 21
    Down 19

    ranked low on reranks
    Hairspray

    2007 More
    40
  23. 33
    Up 3
    Down 2
    1995 More
    54
    added by: wiabux
  24. 27
    Up 20
    Down 19

    often listed
    Heaven Can Wait

    1978 More
    56
  25. 35
    Up 17
    Down 16
    1993 More
    53
  26. 18
    Up 25
    Down 16

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Insomnia

    2002 More
    65
  27. 16
    Up 34
    Down 24
    1978 More
    68
  28. 32
    Up 27
    Down 39

    often listed &controversial
    King Kong

    2005 More
    54
  29. 25
    Up 28
    Down 25
    2010 More
    57
  30. 21
    Up 31
    Down 21

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Little Shop of Horrors

    1986 More
    63
  31. 46
    Up 3
    Down 1
    2004 More
    40
    added by: wiabux
  32. 42
    Up 10
    Down 17

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Nosferatu the Vampyre

    1979 More
    44
  33. 2
    Up 81
    Down 21

    ranked low on reranks
    Ocean's Eleven

    2001 More
    87
  34. 17
    Up 31
    Down 10

    ranked low on reranks
    Pale Rider

    1985 More
    67
  35. 37
    Up 18
    Down 18

    ranked low on reranks
    Ransom

    1996 More
    51
  36. 1
    Up 62
    Down 27

    most listed
    Scarface

    1983 More
    95
  37. 15
    Up 25
    Down 20

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Scent of a Woman

    1992 More
    69
  38. 19
    Up 30
    Down 17
    2007 More
    65
  39. 51
    Up 4
    Down 19

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    The Beat That My Heart Skipped

    2005 More
    39
  40. 36
    Up 16
    Down 27

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    The Birdcage

    1996 More
    52
  41. 12
    Up 63
    Down 19
    2006 More
    76
  42. 26
    Up 28
    Down 25
    1986 More
    56
  43. 31
    Up 48
    Down 13

    ranked low on reranks
    The Italian Job

    2003 More
    54
  44. 54
    Up 2
    Down 3
    2005 More
    37
    added by: wiabux
  45. 14
    Up 34
    Down 11
    1960 More
    70
  46. 6
    Up 33
    Down 15

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

    1941 More
    84
  47. 28
    Up 5
    Down 1
    1999 More
    55
    added by: wiabux
  48. 58
    Up 10
    Down 18

    often listed
    The Parent Trap

    1998 More
    34
    added by: wiabux
  49. 29
    Up 3
    Down 1
    2002 More
    55
    added by: wiabux
  50. 20
    Up 39
    Down 21
    2002 More
    65
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