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. 53
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    - 11

    added by wiabux Lena Headey, Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby

    ) open
  2. 75
    + 1
    - 0

    ranked low on reranks & added by CraigAlarm James Stewart, Doris Day, Alfred Hitchcock

    ) open
  3. 85
    + 1
    - 0

    new! & added by CraigAlarm Jeremy Sheffield, Hannah Tointon, Rachel Shelley

    ) open
  4. 63
    + 8
    - 23

    Lindsay Lohan, Jamie Lee Curtis, Mark Harmon

    ) open
  5. 67
    + 1
    - 0

    added by CraigAlarm Kate Winslet, Sean Penn, Jude Law

    ) open
  6. 11
    + 71
    - 22

    Clint Eastwood, Gian Maria Volonté, Aldo Sambrell

    ) open
  7. 2
    + 82
    - 32

    Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange

    ) open
  8. 71
    + 1
    - 0

    added by CraigAlarm Leonardo DiCaprio, Isla Fisher, Carey Mulligan

    ) open
  9. 83
    + 1
    - 0

    added by Baseballislove Chris Hemsworth, Adrianne Palicki, Josh Hutcherson

    ) open
  10. 41
    + 23
    - 27

    Steve Martin, Michael Caine, Ian McDiarmid

    ) open
  11. 47
    + 11
    - 9

    added by willyboymcoy Jessica Lucas, Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez

    ) open
  12. 84
    + 1
    - 0

    new! & added by CraigAlarm Sally Field, Jeff Bridges, James Caan

    ) open
  13. 29
    + 43
    - 52

    Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody

    ) open
  14. 13
    + 81
    - 25

    Christian Bale, Russell Crowe, Logan Lerman

    ) open
  15. 8
    + 78
    - 32

    Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Christopher Plummer

    ) open
  16. 54
    + 11
    - 24

    added by wiabux Lindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid, Kat Graham

    ) open
  17. 16
    + 46
    - 17

    Clint Eastwood, Michael Moriarty, Chris Penn

    ) open
  18. 36
    + 42
    - 50

    Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Channing Tatum

    ) open
  19. 49
    + 32
    - 33

    John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes

    ) open
  20. 50
    + 12
    - 25

    Isabelle Adjani, Bruno Ganz, Klaus Kinski

    ) open
  21. 9
    + 85
    - 28

    Kurt Russell, Keith David, John Carpenter

    ) open
  22. 25
    + 74
    - 26

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

    ) open
  23. 19
    + 38
    - 28

    Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank

    ) open
  24. 5
    + 78
    - 28

    Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

    ) open
  25. 10
    + 104
    - 30

    ranked low on reranks Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Alec Baldwin

    ) open
  26. 26
    + 38
    - 34

    Chloë Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins, Kodi Smit-McPhee

    ) open
  27. 39
    + 19
    - 10

    ranked low on reranks & added by wiabux George Cole, H. B. Halicki, Ronald Halicki

    ) open
  28. 59
    + 9
    - 20

    Meryl Streep, Denzel Washington, Jon Voight

    ) open
  29. 40
    + 19
    - 29

    Austin Stoker, Charles Cyphers, Tony Burton

    ) open
  30. 46
    + 13
    - 12

    added by wiabux Adam Sandler, Courteney Cox, Chris Rock

    ) open
  31. 34
    + 20
    - 10

    added by wiabux Rachel Weisz, Brendan Fraser, Patricia Velásquez

    ) open
  32. 38
    + 24
    - 25

    Sally Field, Michael J. Fox, Frank Welker

    ) open
  33. 82
    + 1
    - 0

    added by CraigAlarm Julie Andrews, Bob Newhart, Tony Curtis

    ) open
  34. 3
    + 122
    - 32

    Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, George Clooney

    ) open
  35. 4
    + 95
    - 45

    Matt Damon, Jeff Bridges, Josh Brolin

    ) open
  36. 80
    + 1
    - 0

    added by CraigAlarm Famke Janssen, Ali Larter, Geoffrey Rush

    ) open
  37. 20
    + 45
    - 27

    Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman

    ) open
  38. 15
    + 49
    - 19

    Steve McQueen, James Coburn, Charles Bronson

    ) open
  39. 58
    + 13
    - 22

    Barbra Streisand, Gary Busey, Kris Kristofferson

    ) open
  40. 45
    + 25
    - 32

    Colin Farrell, David Tennant, Toni Collette

    ) open
  41. 64
    + 0
    - 4

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

    ) open
  42. 24
    + 56
    - 31

    Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette, Brian Cox

    ) open
  43. 7
    + 70
    - 35

    Sarah Polley, Ving Rhames, Kevin Zegers

    ) open
  44. 81
    + 1
    - 0

    new! & added by CraigAlarm Nicole Kidman, Penélope Cruz, Kate Hudson

    ) open
  45. 68
    + 1
    - 0

    added by CraigAlarm Jason Statham, Donald Sutherland, Mini Andén

    ) open
  46. 66
    + 3
    - 17

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

    ) open
  47. 1
    + 124
    - 36

    most listed Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Brett Ratner

    ) open
  48. 17
    + 38
    - 32

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

    ) open
  49. 70
    + 1
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    added by CraigAlarm Albert Brooks, Dudley Moore, Nastassja Kinski

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  50. 44
    + 5
    - 7

    added by wiabux Brendan Fraser, Michael Caine, Rade Šerbedžija

    ) open
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