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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. 55
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    2012 More
    35
    added by: wiabux
  2. 11
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    Down 11
    1964 More
    78
  3. 3
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    Down 26

    often listed
    Cape Fear

    1991 More
    86
  4. 41
    Up 15
    Down 18
    1988 More
    51
  5. 52
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    Down 2
    2013 More
    35
    added by: willyboymcoy
  6. 28
    Up 27
    Down 38

    controversial
    King Kong

    2005 More
    57
  7. 13
    Up 54
    Down 19
    2007 More
    76
  8. 9
    Up 51
    Down 21
    1995 More
    79
  9. 50
    Up 9
    Down 18

    ranked low on reranks
    The Parent Trap

    1998 More
    38
    added by: wiabux
  10. 17
    Up 31
    Down 9
    1985 More
    69
  11. 33
    Up 32
    Down 41
    2005 More
    56
  12. 44
    Up 20
    Down 19
    2007 More
    43
  13. 42
    Up 10
    Down 16
    1979 More
    48
  14. 7
    Up 57
    Down 17

    ranked high on reranks
    The Thing

    1982 More
    83
  15. 34
    Up 47
    Down 13
    2003 More
    55
  16. 18
    Up 25
    Down 15
    2002 More
    68
  17. 4
    Up 56
    Down 15
    1992 More
    86
  18. 12
    Up 63
    Down 18
    2006 More
    78
  19. 25
    Up 28
    Down 24
    2010 More
    60
  20. 54
    Up 2
    Down 0
    1974 More
    35
    added by: wiabux
  21. 40
    Up 15
    Down 19
    1976 More
    51
  22. 57
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    Down 3
    2005 More
    33
    added by: wiabux
  23. 32
    Up 4
    Down 1
    1999 More
    56
    added by: wiabux
  24. 36
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    Down 16
    1993 More
    55
  25. 2
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    Down 21
    2001 More
    88
  26. 5
    Up 70
    Down 36

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    True Grit

    2010 More
    86
  27. 20
    Up 29
    Down 17
    2007 More
    66
  28. 15
    Up 34
    Down 10
    1960 More
    71
  29. 49
    Up 10
    Down 16
    1976 More
    39
  30. 45
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    Down 23

    ranked low on reranks
    Fright Night

    2011 More
    42
  31. 19
    Up 39
    Down 20
    2002 More
    67
  32. 8
    Up 54
    Down 23

    often listed
    Dawn of the Dead

    2004 More
    82
  33. 1
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    Down 26

    most listed &ranked high on reranks
    Scarface

    1983 More
    96
  34. 14
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    Down 19

    ranked high on reranks
    Scent of a Woman

    1992 More
    72
  35. 31
    Up 2
    Down 1
    2002 More
    56
    added by: wiabux
  36. 10
    Up 59
    Down 15
    2006 More
    78
  37. 30
    Up 3
    Down 1
    1995 More
    56
    added by: wiabux
  38. 46
    Up 14
    Down 13
    2010 More
    42
  39. 35
    Up 16
    Down 26
    1996 More
    55
  40. 47
    Up 17
    Down 20
    1991 More
    41
  41. 22
    Up 32
    Down 17
    1968 More
    64
  42. 43
    Up 4
    Down 18
    2005 More
    46
  43. 48
    Up 10
    Down 16
    1986 More
    39
  44. 56
    Up 1
    Down 1
    2004 More
    34
    added by: wiabux
  45. 29
    Up 34
    Down 51
    2005 More
    57
  46. 23
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    Down 32

    controversial
    Alice in Wonderland

    2010 More
    64
  47. 58
    Up 1
    Down 2
    2005 More
    33
    added by: wiabux
  48. 16
    Up 34
    Down 23
    1978 More
    70
  49. 38
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    Down 18

    ranked low on reranks
    Three Men and a Baby

    1987 More
    53
  50. 37
    Up 18
    Down 17
    1996 More
    54
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