Best remakes ever

Today, remakes seem rampant, espescially in the horror field. So, let me tell you which are the BEST remakes out there.
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1.
Man on Fire (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
In Mexico City, a former assassin swears vengeance on those who committed an unspeakable act against the family he was hired to protect. (146 mins.)
Director: Tony Scott
“ This film is a masterpiece. ” - votesmall
 
2.
The Thing (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A research facility in Antarctica comes across an alien force that can become anything it touches with 100% accuracy. The members must now find out who's human and who's not before it's too late. (109 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
“ John Carpenter did an excellent job with this. It was a remake of a film from the fifties, and is very gory, creepy, and suspenseful. It involves an alien parasite that can shapeshift into humans. It is an intense, paranoid thriller starring Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, and Keith David. ” - votesmall
 
3.
Dredd (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
In a violent, futuristic city where the police have the authority to act as judge, jury and executioner, a cop teams with a trainee to take down a gang that deals the reality-altering drug, SLO-MO. (95 mins.)
Director: Pete Travis
“ You can't get much worse than Stallone's Judge Dredd, so when this hardcore action-filled remake came out with an intriguing story and a pure amazing Dredd (played by the perfect choice for the role, Karl Urban), this is sure to go down as one of the finest remakes ever made. ” - votesmall
 
4.
True Lies (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A fearless, globe-trotting, terrorist-battling secret agent has his life turned upside down when he discovers his wife might be having an affair with a used car salesman while terrorists smuggle nuclear war heads into the United States. (141 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ This awesome romantic comedy action flick was actually a remake of a French film. ” - votesmall
 
5.
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Two con men try to settle their rivalry by betting on who can swindle a young American heiress out of $50,000 first. (110 mins.)
Director: Frank Oz
“ Hilarious film, and amazing remake. ” - votesmall
 
6.
Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed. (94 mins.)
Director: Frank Oz
“ Excellent adaptation of the original, with comedy, music, and Audrey II! Who could ask for more? ” - votesmall
 
7.
The Crazies (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
About the inhabitants of a small Iowa town suddenly plagued by insanity and then death after a mysterious toxin contaminates their water supply. (101 mins.)
Director: Breck Eisner
“ This high-budget remake is a film in which a small Iowa town is plagued with an experimental toxin that is to be used in biological warfare to make people go nuts. This strikes close-to-home for me, as I live in South Dakota and I have relatives in Iowa. In fact, a relative of mine lives in a town almost exactly like this one. George A. Romero made the original, but I think this topped the original! I mean, Danielle Panabaker (Sky High, The Ward), Timothy Olyphant (Scream 2), and Radha Mitchell (Phone Booth) make an excellent cast. Top it off with awesome special effects. BTW, this isn't a zombie film. The people who go nuts, their pupils are all distorted and their faces are bulging with blood vessels. ” - votesmall
 
8.
Maniac (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
As he helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, the owner of a mannequin shop's deadly, suppressed desires come to the surface. (89 mins.)
Director: Franck Khalfoun
“ Surprisingly great remake. ” - votesmall
 
9.
The Fly (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A brilliant but eccentric scientist begins to transform into a giant man/fly hybrid after one of his experiments goes horribly wrong. (96 mins.)
“ Amazing remake of a film from the fifties about a man who transforms into a fly. Stars Jeff Goldblum and Geena Davis. ” - votesmall
 
10.
Cape Fear (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A convicted rapist, released from prison after serving a fourteen-year sentence, stalks the family of the lawyer who originally defended him. (128 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ Amazing remake about a criminal who seeks revenge on his crooked lawyer who got him put away purposely. Stars Robert DeNiro and Nick Nolte. ” - votesmall
 
11.
Bedazzled (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Hopeless dweeb Elliot Richards is granted seven wishes by the Devil to snare Allison, the girl of his dreams, in exchange for his soul. (93 mins.)
Director: Harold Ramis
“ Certainly underrated. Funny and fresh! ” - votesmall
 
12.
Night of the Living Dead (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The unburied dead return to life and seek human victims. (92 mins.)
Director: Tom Savini
“ Very few remakes can actually pull off the ferocity and originality of the original. But this one does. Tom Savini hails and Tony Todd (Candyman) steals the show, Bill Moseley (Chop Top from Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2) plays Johnny excellently, but this time Barbara's ready for the zombies, and is shown to be resourseful and strong. The zombies are excellent, the film is color, and the zombies don't use tools to kill. They are epic. Awesome. ” - votesmall
 
13.
Scarface (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In Miami in 1980, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed. (170 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ This was actually a remake of a film from the 30s. ” - votesmall
 
14.
Brothers (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A young man comforts his older brother's wife and children after he goes missing in Afghanistan. (105 mins.)
Director: Jim Sheridan
“ This is actually a remake of a Danish film. ” - votesmall
 
15.
The Ring (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A journalist must investigate a mysterious videotape which seems to cause the death of anyone in a week of viewing it. (115 mins.)
Director: Gore Verbinski
“ This was a remake of a Japanese film, and is easily the best PG-13 horror movie of all time, hands down. ” - votesmall
 
16.
The Hills Have Eyes (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A suburban American family is being stalked by a group of psychotic people who live in the desert, far away from civilization. (107 mins.)
Director: Alexandre Aja
“ Underrated remake. Possibly one of the best in the horror field. ” - votesmall
 
17.
The Blob (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Remake of the 1958 sci-fi horror classic about a deadly blob from another planet which consumes everything in its path. Teenagers attempt without success to warn the townspeople, who refuse to take them seriously. (95 mins.)
Director: Chuck Russell
“ Awesome remake. ” - votesmall
 
18.
The Karate Kid (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Work causes a single mother to move to China with her young son; in his new home, the boy embraces kung fu, taught to him by a master. (140 mins.)
Director: Harald Zwart
“ Good remake. I didn't like how they moved to a different country, but I do like how they gave more depth to Jackie Chan's character, and humiliated the psycho teacher at the end. ” - votesmall
 
19.
The Out-of-Towners (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
The remake of the 1970 Neil Simon comedy follows the adventures of a couple, Henry and Nancy Clark, vexed by misfortune while in New York City for a job interview. (90 mins.)
Director: Sam Weisman
“ Excellent remake with Steve Martin and Goldie Hawn. ” - votesmall
 
20.
The Prince of Egypt (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An Egyptian prince learns of his identity as a Hebrew and his destiny to become the chosen deliverer of his people. (99 mins.)
“ Movies like this aren't made anymore. Nobody would dare to do a religiously themed movie nowadays. I didn't think I would like this remake of 1956's The Ten Commandments, because it was a musical, but I actually didn't mind it. It put more emphasis on the brothers, which is where the real story is. It also wasn't too preachy, so it could captivate children and adults of all faiths. Not to mention the fact that it gave Rameses a reason for why he's so mean, in the original it said ooh, I'm king and I'm evil. But in this one, it said that he was arguing with himself as to why he was doing it, but came through in the end because his son was killed. ” - votesmall
 
21.
The Toy (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
An underemployed reporter finds himself literally purchased as a toy for a rich spoiled brat. (102 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
“ Funny and creative remake about a billionare who "buys" a lowly janitor as a human toy for his son. ” - votesmall
 
22.
Premonition (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Depressed housewife learns her husband was killed in a car accident the day previously, awakens the next morning to find him alive and well at home, and then awakens the next day after to a world in which he is still dead. (96 mins.)
Director: Mennan Yapo
“ Sandra Bullock is great, and the whole film is eerie. It makes you wonder, is it better to know, or not? ” - votesmall
 
23.
The Money Pit (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A young couple struggles to repair a hopelessly dilapidated house. (91 mins.)
“ Hilarious film about a couple who struggle to repair their relationship and their crumbling mansion when they unwittingly buy it. Stars Tom Hanks. ” - votesmall
 
24.
Miracle on 34th Street (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A lawyer and a little girl must prove that a man claiming to be Santa Claus is the real thing. (114 mins.)
Director: Les Mayfield
“ Underrated film. Richard Attenborough looks like he could actually be Santa Claus. ” - votesmall
 
25.
Last Holiday (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Upon learning of a terminal illness, a shy woman (Queen Latifah) decides to sell off all her possessions and live it up at a posh European hotel. (112 mins.)
Director: Wayne Wang
“ This is actually pretty decent. Queen Latifah and LL Cool J are excellent. Besides, if you knew you were dying, wouldn't you blow all your money and be awesome? ” - votesmall
 
26.
I Am Legend (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Years after a plague kills most of humanity and transforms the rest into monsters, the sole survivor in New York City struggles valiantly to find a cure. (101 mins.)
“ Will Smith steals the show, and this is an excellent and scary remake about a world gone mad after a cancer cure turns most of humanity into blood-thirsty killers. ” - votesmall
 
27.
The Parent Trap (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Identical twins Annie and Hallie, separated at birth and each raised by one of their biological parents, later discover each other for the first time at summer camp and make a plan to bring their wayward parents back together. (128 mins.)
Director: Nancy Meyers
“ Underrated. Lindsey Lohan is fantastic, before she got all messed up on drugs and alcohol. ” - votesmall
 
28.
The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime. (106 mins.)
Director: Tony Scott
“ The original is far superior, with a better ending and actors. In fact, this one is probably way on the far end as far as remakes go. But Denzel Washington and John Travolta are excellent and it's actually pretty decent. ” - votesmall
 
29.
Straw Dogs (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
L.A. screenwriter David Sumner relocates with his wife to her hometown in the deep South. There, while tensions build between them, a brewing conflict with locals becomes a threat to them both. (110 mins.)
Director: Rod Lurie
 
30.
Ransom (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
When a multimillionaire man's son is kidnapped, he cooperates with the police at first but then turns the tables on the kidnappers when he uses the ransom money as a reward for the capture of the kidnappers. (121 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
 
31.
21 Jump Street (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A pair of underachieving cops are sent back to a local high school to blend in and bring down a synthetic drug ring. (110 mins.)
“ I know, it's a remake of a TV show, but it still counts! ” - votesmall
 
32.
Mother's Day (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The sadistic members of a villainous family return to their childhood home to terrorize the new home owners and their guests. (112 mins.)
“ Not a great film by any means but certainly superior to the original. ” - votesmall
 
33.
Dawn of the Dead (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A nurse, a policeman, a young married couple, a salesman, and other survivors of a worldwide plague that is producing aggressive, flesh-eating zombies, take refuge in a mega Midwestern shopping mall. (101 mins.)
Director: Zack Snyder
“ Not a great film either but a higher-end remake. ” - votesmall
 
34.
The Last House on the Left (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
After kidnapping and brutally assaulting two young women, a gang unknowingly finds refuge at a vacation home belonging to the parents of one of the victims: a mother and father who devise an increasingly gruesome series of revenge tactics. (110 mins.)
Director: Dennis Iliadis
 
35.
RoboCop (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
In 2028 Detroit, when Alex Murphy - a loving husband, father and good cop - is critically injured in the line of duty, the multinational conglomerate OmniCorp sees their chance for a part-man, part-robot police officer. (117 mins.)
Director: José Padilha
“ Not really a good movie, but it did surprise me with considerable quality. It's nowhere near as good as the original but it is one of the better remakes I have seen. ” - votesmall