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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    Jeremy Sheffield, Hannah Tointon, Rachel Shelley

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  2. 84
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    Mel Brooks, Anne Bancroft, Christopher Lloyd

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  3. 83
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    Roy Scheider, Joe Spinell, Bruno Cremer

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  4. 82
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    Famke Janssen, Ali Larter, Geoffrey Rush

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  5. 81
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    Nicole Kidman, Penélope Cruz, Kate Hudson

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  6. 80
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    Julie Andrews, Bob Newhart, Tony Curtis

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  7. 79
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    Chris Hemsworth, Adrianne Palicki, Josh Hutcherson

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  8. 78
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    Sally Field, Jeff Bridges, James Caan

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  9. 77
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    Susan Sarandon, Jack Lemmon, Carol Burnett

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  10. 76
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    Kate Winslet, Sean Penn, Jude Law

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  11. 75
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    James Stewart, Doris Day, Alfred Hitchcock

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  12. 74
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    Jason Statham, Donald Sutherland, Mini Andén

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  13. 73
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    Jeff Bridges, James Woods, Richard Widmark

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  14. 72
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    Albert Brooks, Dudley Moore, Nastassja Kinski

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  15. 71
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    Paula Patton, Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy

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  16. 70
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    Ben Stiller, Bette Midler, John Goodman

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  17. 69
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    often listed & added by willyboymcoy
    Julianne Moore, Chloë Grace Moretz, Judy Greer

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  18. 68
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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, Paul Rudd

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  19. 67
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    Sean Penn, Ben Stiller, Conan O'Brien

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  20. 66
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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Isla Fisher, Carey Mulligan

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  21. 65
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    Camilla Belle, Liam Cunningham, Vincent Schiavelli

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  22. 64
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    Mélanie Laurent, Aure Atika, Romain Duris

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

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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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    Meryl Streep, Denzel Washington, Jon Voight

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  27. 59
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    Barbra Streisand, Gary Busey, Kris Kristofferson

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  28. 58
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    Jason Isaacs, Saffron Burrows, Rachel Hurd-Wood

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  29. 57
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    Brad Pitt, Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman

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    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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    Lindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid, Kat Graham

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    Lena Headey, Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby

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    Kōji Yakusho, Goro Inagaki, Kazue Fukiishi

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    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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    John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes

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  38. 48
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    Jessica Lucas, Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez

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  39. 47
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    Colin Farrell, David Tennant, Toni Collette

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  40. 46
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    Godzilla 2014

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    Adam Sandler, Courteney Cox, Chris Rock

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    Brendan Fraser, Michael Caine, Rade Šerbedžija

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    Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Martin Short

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    Emily Blunt, Anthony Hopkins, Hugo Weaving

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    Steve Martin, Michael Caine, Ian McDiarmid

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    Austin Stoker, Charles Cyphers, Tony Burton

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    George Cole, H. B. Halicki, Ronald Halicki

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    Sally Field, Michael J. Fox, Frank Welker

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    Mickey Rourke, Denzel Washington, Christopher Walken

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    Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Channing Tatum

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