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 Baseballislove Chris Hemsworth, Adrianne Palicki, Josh Hutcherson

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  2. 66
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Camilla Belle, Liam Cunningham, Vincent Schiavelli

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  3. 65
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Mélanie Laurent, Aure Atika, Romain Duris

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  4. 64
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    Lindsay Lohan, Jamie Lee Curtis, Mark Harmon

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  5. 63
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    Gary Busey, Lee Van Cleef, Stefanie Powers

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  6. 62
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    Julie Andrews, James Garner, Alex Karras

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  7. 61
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    Jason Isaacs, Saffron Burrows, Rachel Hurd-Wood

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  8. 60
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    Meryl Streep, Denzel Washington, Jon Voight

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  9. 59
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    added by willyboymcoy Julianne Moore, Chloë Grace Moretz, Judy Greer

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  10. 58
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    Barbra Streisand, Gary Busey, Kris Kristofferson

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  11. 57
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    Brad Pitt, Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman

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  12. 56
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    added by wiabux Billy Bob Thornton, Marcia Gay Harden, Greg Kinnear

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  13. 55
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    Nick Nolte, Bette Midler, Little Richard

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  14. 54
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    added by wiabux Lena Headey, Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby

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  15. 53
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    added by wiabux Lindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid, Kat Graham

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  16. 52
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    added by wiabux Dwayne Johnson, Cobie Smulders, Johnny Knoxville

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  17. 51
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    Kōji Yakusho, Goro Inagaki, Kazue Fukiishi

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  18. 50
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    John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes

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  19. 49
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    Isabelle Adjani, Bruno Ganz, Klaus Kinski

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  20. 48
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    added by ejlinehan Godzilla 2014

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  21. 47
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    added by willyboymcoy Jessica Lucas, Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez

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  22. 46
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    added by wiabux Adam Sandler, Courteney Cox, Chris Rock

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  23. 45
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    Colin Farrell, David Tennant, Toni Collette

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  24. 44
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    added by wiabux Brendan Fraser, Michael Caine, Rade Šerbedžija

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  25. 43
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    Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Martin Short

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  26. 42
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    Emily Blunt, Anthony Hopkins, Hugo Weaving

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  27. 41
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    Steve Martin, Michael Caine, Ian McDiarmid

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  28. 40
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    added by wiabux George Cole, H. B. Halicki, Ronald Halicki

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  29. 39
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    Austin Stoker, Charles Cyphers, Tony Burton

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  30. 38
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    Sally Field, Michael J. Fox, Frank Welker

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  31. 37
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    ranked low on reranks & added by wiabux Mickey Rourke, Denzel Washington, Christopher Walken

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  32. 36
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    added by wiabux Rachel Weisz, Brendan Fraser, Patricia Velásquez

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  33. 35
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    Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Channing Tatum

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  34. 34
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    often listed Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg, Ted Danson

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  35. 33
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    ranked low on reranks & added by wiabux Natalie Portman, Al Pacino, Val Kilmer

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  36. 32
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    Mel Gibson, Rene Russo, Liev Schreiber

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  37. 31
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    Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum, David Cronenberg

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  38. 30
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, AnnaSophia Robb

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  39. 29
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    Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody

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  40. 28
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    Deacon Jones, Warren Beatty, Julie Christie

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  41. 27
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    Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Calista Flockhart

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  42. 26
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    ranked low on reranks Charlize Theron, Kelly Brook, Mark Wahlberg

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  43. 25
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    Chloë Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins, Kodi Smit-McPhee

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  44. 24
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    Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette, Brian Cox

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  45. 23
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    Faye Dunaway, Steve McQueen, Yaphet Kotto

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  46. 22
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    Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman

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  47. 21
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    Bill Murray, Steve Martin, John Candy

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  48. 20
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter

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  49. 19
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    ranked low on reranks Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku, Jamie Lee Curtis

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    Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank

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