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. 23
    + 49
    - 29

    Faye Dunaway, Steve McQueen, Yaphet Kotto

    ) open
  2. 32
    + 31
    - 24

    Mel Gibson, Rene Russo, Liev Schreiber

    ) open
  3. 58
    + 13
    - 22

    Barbra Streisand, Gary Busey, Kris Kristofferson

    ) open
  4. 63
    + 5
    - 17

    Gary Busey, Lee Van Cleef, Stefanie Powers

    ) open
  5. 9
    + 84
    - 28

    Kurt Russell, Keith David, John Carpenter

    ) open
  6. 17
    + 37
    - 32

    Al Pacino, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Gabrielle Anwar

    ) open
  7. 37
    + 23
    - 8

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

    ) open
  8. 67
    + 1
    - 0

    new! & added by Baseballislove Chris Hemsworth, Adrianne Palicki, Josh Hutcherson

    ) open
  9. 52
    + 5
    - 7

    added by wiabux Dwayne Johnson, Cobie Smulders, Johnny Knoxville

    ) open
  10. 21
    + 42
    - 35

    Bill Murray, Steve Martin, John Candy

    ) open
  11. 31
    + 39
    - 35

    Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum, David Cronenberg

    ) open
  12. 51
    + 16
    - 21

    Kōji Yakusho, Goro Inagaki, Kazue Fukiishi

    ) open
  13. 41
    + 22
    - 27

    Steve Martin, Michael Caine, Ian McDiarmid

    ) open
  14. 60
    + 8
    - 19

    Meryl Streep, Denzel Washington, Jon Voight

    ) open
  15. 35
    + 42
    - 50

    Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Channing Tatum

    ) open
  16. 42
    + 22
    - 30

    Emily Blunt, Anthony Hopkins, Hugo Weaving

    ) open
  17. 53
    + 11
    - 23

    added by wiabux Lindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid, Kat Graham

    ) open
  18. 16
    + 46
    - 17

    Clint Eastwood, Michael Moriarty, Chris Penn

    ) open
  19. 27
    + 29
    - 32

    Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Calista Flockhart

    ) open
  20. 28
    + 29
    - 30

    Deacon Jones, Warren Beatty, Julie Christie

    ) open
  21. 66
    + 3
    - 17

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

    ) open
  22. 40
    + 18
    - 10

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

    ) open
  23. 64
    + 8
    - 23

    Lindsay Lohan, Jamie Lee Curtis, Mark Harmon

    ) open
  24. 18
    + 38
    - 28

    Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank

    ) open
  25. 24
    + 56
    - 31

    Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette, Brian Cox

    ) open
  26. 14
    + 47
    - 35

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Robert Duvall, Jeff Goldblum, Donald Sutherland

    ) open
  27. 19
    + 61
    - 20

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

    ) open
  28. 7
    + 70
    - 35

    Sarah Polley, Ving Rhames, Kevin Zegers

    ) open
  29. 34
    + 19
    - 25

    often listed Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg, Ted Danson

    ) open
  30. 5
    + 78
    - 28

    Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

    ) open
  31. 8
    + 77
    - 32

    Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Christopher Plummer

    ) open
  32. 4
    + 95
    - 45

    Matt Damon, Jeff Bridges, Josh Brolin

    ) open
  33. 30
    + 39
    - 62

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

    ) open
  34. 39
    + 18
    - 29

    Austin Stoker, Charles Cyphers, Tony Burton

    ) open
  35. 6
    + 50
    - 28

    the people's #1 & often listed Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre, Mary Astor

    ) open
  36. 22
    + 44
    - 27

    Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman

    ) open
  37. 56
    + 4
    - 9

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

    ) open
  38. 54
    + 8
    - 10

    added by wiabux Lena Headey, Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby

    ) open
  39. 55
    + 14
    - 22

    Nick Nolte, Bette Midler, Little Richard

    ) open
  40. 20
    + 38
    - 44

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

    ) open
  41. 38
    + 24
    - 25

    Sally Field, Michael J. Fox, Frank Welker

    ) open
  42. 50
    + 31
    - 33

    John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes

    ) open
  43. 45
    + 25
    - 32

    Colin Farrell, David Tennant, Toni Collette

    ) open
  44. 25
    + 38
    - 34

    Chloë Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins, Kodi Smit-McPhee

    ) open
  45. 13
    + 79
    - 25

    Christian Bale, Russell Crowe, Logan Lerman

    ) open
  46. 33
    + 24
    - 10

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

    ) open
  47. 43
    + 28
    - 27

    Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Martin Short

    ) open
  48. 12
    + 89
    - 28

    Alessandra Ambrosio, Daniel Craig, Eva Green

    ) open
  49. 1
    + 123
    - 36

    most listed Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Brett Ratner

    ) open
  50. 61
    + 12
    - 26

    Jason Isaacs, Saffron Burrows, Rachel Hurd-Wood

    ) open
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