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

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

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  3. 83
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    added by Baseballislove Chris Hemsworth, Adrianne Palicki, Josh Hutcherson

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  4. 82
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    added by CraigAlarm Julie Andrews, Bob Newhart, Tony Curtis

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  5. 81
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    new! & added by CraigAlarm Nicole Kidman, Penélope Cruz, Kate Hudson

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  6. 80
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    added by CraigAlarm Famke Janssen, Ali Larter, Geoffrey Rush

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  7. 79
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    added by CraigAlarm Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, Paul Rudd

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  8. 78
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    added by CraigAlarm Roy Scheider, Joe Spinell, Bruno Cremer

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  9. 77
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    added by CraigAlarm Mel Brooks, Anne Bancroft, Christopher Lloyd

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  10. 76
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    added by CraigAlarm Susan Sarandon, Jack Lemmon, Carol Burnett

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  11. 75
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    ranked low on reranks & added by CraigAlarm James Stewart, Doris Day, Alfred Hitchcock

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  12. 74
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    added by CraigAlarm Paula Patton, Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy

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  13. 73
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    new! & added by CraigAlarm Sean Penn, Ben Stiller, Conan O'Brien

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  14. 72
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    added by CraigAlarm Ben Stiller, Bette Midler, John Goodman

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  15. 71
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    added by CraigAlarm Leonardo DiCaprio, Isla Fisher, Carey Mulligan

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  16. 70
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    added by CraigAlarm Albert Brooks, Dudley Moore, Nastassja Kinski

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  17. 69
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    added by CraigAlarm Jeff Bridges, James Woods, Richard Widmark

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  18. 68
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    added by CraigAlarm Jason Statham, Donald Sutherland, Mini Andén

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  19. 67
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    added by CraigAlarm Kate Winslet, Sean Penn, Jude Law

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  20. 66
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Camilla Belle, Liam Cunningham, Vincent Schiavelli

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  21. 65
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Mélanie Laurent, Aure Atika, Romain Duris

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  22. 64
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    added by willyboymcoy Julianne Moore, Chloë Grace Moretz, Judy Greer

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  23. 63
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    Lindsay Lohan, Jamie Lee Curtis, Mark Harmon

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  24. 62
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    Gary Busey, Lee Van Cleef, Stefanie Powers

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  25. 61
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    Julie Andrews, James Garner, Alex Karras

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  26. 60
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    Jason Isaacs, Saffron Burrows, Rachel Hurd-Wood

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  27. 59
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    Meryl Streep, Denzel Washington, Jon Voight

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  28. 58
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    Barbra Streisand, Gary Busey, Kris Kristofferson

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  29. 57
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    Brad Pitt, Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman

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  30. 56
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    added by wiabux Billy Bob Thornton, Marcia Gay Harden, Greg Kinnear

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  31. 55
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    Nick Nolte, Bette Midler, Little Richard

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  32. 54
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    added by wiabux Lindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid, Kat Graham

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  33. 53
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    added by wiabux Lena Headey, Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby

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  34. 52
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    Kōji Yakusho, Goro Inagaki, Kazue Fukiishi

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  35. 51
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    added by wiabux Dwayne Johnson, Cobie Smulders, Johnny Knoxville

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  36. 50
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    Isabelle Adjani, Bruno Ganz, Klaus Kinski

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  37. 49
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    John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes

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  38. 48
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    added by ejlinehan Godzilla 2014

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  39. 47
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    added by willyboymcoy Jessica Lucas, Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez

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  40. 46
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    added by wiabux Adam Sandler, Courteney Cox, Chris Rock

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  41. 45
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    Colin Farrell, David Tennant, Toni Collette

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  42. 44
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    added by wiabux Brendan Fraser, Michael Caine, Rade Šerbedžija

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  43. 43
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    Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Martin Short

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  44. 42
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    Emily Blunt, Anthony Hopkins, Hugo Weaving

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  45. 41
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    Steve Martin, Michael Caine, Ian McDiarmid

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    added by wiabux George Cole, H. B. Halicki, Ronald Halicki

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  47. 39
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    Austin Stoker, Charles Cyphers, Tony Burton

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    Sally Field, Michael J. Fox, Frank Welker

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    ranked low on reranks & added by wiabux Mickey Rourke, Denzel Washington, Christopher Walken

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    often listed Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Channing Tatum

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