MRQE Ranks: MRQE Ranks: Cinema’s Best Remakes

Cinema’s Best Remakes

With the remakes of Conan the Barbarian and Fright Night out this Friday, it would seem that Hollywood is full of unoriginal ideas; but let's take a look at the better offerings based on earlier movies...
Remakes
  MRQE Metric
The Departed (2006) - MRQE Metric: 84 Rate it! 84
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) - MRQE Metric: 82 Rate it! 82
Little Shop of Horrors (1986) - MRQE Metric: 81 Rate it! 81
Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979) - MRQE Metric: 80 Rate it! 80
King Kong (2005) - MRQE Metric: 79 Rate it! 79
A Fistful of Dollars (1964) - MRQE Metric: 79 Rate it! 79
Hairspray (2007) - MRQE Metric: 78 Rate it! 78
Scarface (1983) - MRQE Metric: 78 Rate it! 78
Scent of a Woman (1992) - MRQE Metric: 77 Rate it! 77
Insomnia (2002) - MRQE Metric: 75 Rate it! 75
Cape Fear (1991) - MRQE Metric: 74 Rate it! 74
Let Me In (2010) - MRQE Metric: 73 Rate it! 73
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) - MRQE Metric: 73 Rate it! 73
Freaky Friday (2003) - MRQE Metric: 72 Rate it! 72
The Ring (2002) - MRQE Metric: 72 Rate it! 72
The Magnificent Seven (1960) - MRQE Metric: 72 Rate it! 72
Dawn of the Dead (2004) - MRQE Metric: 70 Rate it! 70
Ocean's Eleven (2001) - MRQE Metric: 70 Rate it! 70
Sabrina (1995) - MRQE Metric: 70 Rate it! 70
An Affair to Remember (1957) - MRQE Metric: 70 Rate it! 70
True Lies (1994) - MRQE Metric: 70 Rate it! 70
The Manchurian Candidate (2004) - MRQE Metric: 70 Rate it! 70
The Ten Commandments (1956) - MRQE Metric: 68 Rate it! 68
The Parent Trap (1998) - MRQE Metric: 68 Rate it! 68
The Ladykillers (2004) - MRQE Metric: 67 Rate it! 67
Night of the Living Dead (1990) - MRQE Metric: 67 Rate it! 67
Solaris (2002) - MRQE Metric: 66 Rate it! 66
You've Got Mail (1998) - MRQE Metric: 66 Rate it! 66
Brothers (2009/I) - MRQE Metric: 64 Rate it! 64
Fright Night (2011) - MRQE Metric: 64 Rate it! 64
The Nutty Professor (1996) - MRQE Metric: 64 Rate it! 64
The Thomas Crown Affair (1999) - MRQE Metric: 63 Rate it! 63
The Karate Kid (2010) - MRQE Metric: 63 Rate it! 63
The Crazies (2010) - MRQE Metric: 63 Rate it! 63
Disturbia (2007) - MRQE Metric: 63 Rate it! 63
101 Dalmatians (1996) - MRQE Metric: 62 Rate it! 62
Psycho (1998) - MRQE Metric: 61 Rate it! 61
Piranha (2010) - MRQE Metric: 61 Rate it! 61
A Star Is Born (1976) - MRQE Metric: 61 Rate it! 61
The Hills Have Eyes (2006) - MRQE Metric: 61 Rate it! 61
Funny Games (2007) - MRQE Metric: 60 Rate it! 60
Assault on Precinct 13 (2005) - MRQE Metric: 60 Rate it! 60
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003) - MRQE Metric: 59 Rate it! 59
A Perfect Murder (1998) - MRQE Metric: 59 Rate it! 59
The Next Three Days (2010) - MRQE Metric: 58 Rate it! 58
Planet of the Apes (2001) - MRQE Metric: 57 Rate it! 57
Death at a Funeral (2010) - MRQE Metric: 57 Rate it! 57
The Lake House (2006) - MRQE Metric: 57 Rate it! 57
The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009) - MRQE Metric: 56 Rate it! 56
Quarantine (2008) - MRQE Metric: 56 Rate it! 56
Bad News Bears (2005) - MRQE Metric: 55 Rate it! 55
The Producers (2005) - MRQE Metric: 54 Rate it! 54
The In-Laws (2003/I) - MRQE Metric: 54 Rate it! 54
Poseidon (2006) - MRQE Metric: 53 Rate it! 53
King Kong (1976) - MRQE Metric: 50 Rate it! 50
The Wolfman (2010) - MRQE Metric: 50 Rate it! 50
Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000) - MRQE Metric: 50 Rate it! 50
Mean Machine (2001) - MRQE Metric: 49 Rate it! 49
The Stepford Wives (2004) - MRQE Metric: 48 Rate it! 48
The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) - MRQE Metric: 48 Rate it! 48
House of Wax (2005) - MRQE Metric: 48 Rate it! 48
The Tourist (2010) - MRQE Metric: 48 Rate it! 48
Death Race (2008) - MRQE Metric: 48 Rate it! 48
The Longest Yard (2005) - MRQE Metric: 48 Rate it! 48
Fame (2009) - MRQE Metric: 48 Rate it! 48
The Amityville Horror (2005) - MRQE Metric: 47 Rate it! 47
Godzilla (1998) - MRQE Metric: 47 Rate it! 47
Halloween (2007) - MRQE Metric: 46 Rate it! 46
Clash of the Titans (2010) - MRQE Metric: 46 Rate it! 46
The Jackal (1997) - MRQE Metric: 45 Rate it! 45
School for Scoundrels (2006) - MRQE Metric: 45 Rate it! 45
Village of the Damned (1995) - MRQE Metric: 45 Rate it! 45
Flubber (1997) - MRQE Metric: 44 Rate it! 44
The Shaggy Dog (2006) - MRQE Metric: 44 Rate it! 44
A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) - MRQE Metric: 43 Rate it! 43
Mr. Deeds (2002) - MRQE Metric: 43 Rate it! 43
When a Stranger Calls (2006) - MRQE Metric: 40 Rate it! 40
Taxi (2004/I) - MRQE Metric: 40 Rate it! 40
The Wicker Man (2006) - MRQE Metric: 39 Rate it! 39
Sorority Row (2009) - MRQE Metric: 39 Rate it! 39
The Stepfather (2009) - MRQE Metric: 36 Rate it! 36
One Missed Call (2008) - MRQE Metric: 34 Rate it! 34
Rollerball (2002) - MRQE Metric: 30 Rate it! 30
The Fog (2005) - MRQE Metric: 27 Rate it! 27
A Star Is Born (1954) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
Carnival of Souls (1998) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
Rio Lobo (1970) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
House of Wax (1953) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
Lost Horizon (1973) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
The Lost Patrol (1934) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!