Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Best in Film: The Greatest in Movies of Our Time

What's the greatest film of all time? The best action film and best comedy ever made? What's the most memorable line ever delivered in a movie?

In an unprecedented collaboration between ABC News and People Magazine, it was America's turn to decide. They gave movie fans the opportunity to vote online for their favorite films of all time in 15 different categories, from best sci-fi film, best musical, best action flick, to greatest screen kiss and more.

Online voters selected the winners from a list of English-language film nominees created by an elite panel of film industry experts, including dozens of well-known actors, producers, directors and critics.

Over 500,000 votes were cast in the online poll, which was open from late November 2010 to early January 2011.

So here are The Best in every category:

01.-Best Comedy Movies Ever

  • Airplane
  • Monty Python
  • Some Like it Hot
  • Young Frankenstein
  • Tootsie
02.- Best Movie Musicals of all Time
  • The Sound of Music
  • Grease
  • The Wizard of Oz
  • Singing in the rain
  • West Side Story

03.- Movies Most Unforgettable Lines

  • Frankly my Dear I don´t give a Damm - Gone with the wind
  • Go Ahead Make my Day - Dirty Harry
  • I´m Gonna Make him an offer he can´t refuse - The Godfather
  • I´ll Have what she´s having - When Harry met Sally
  • Here´s Looking at you kid - Casablanca

04.- Best Science Fiction Movies

  • Star Wars
  • E.T.
  • Avatar
  • The Matrix
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind

05.-Top 5 Action Films of All Time

  • India Jones and The Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • The Dark Night
  • The Return of The King
  • Die Hard
  • Gladiator
06.-Best Movie Kisses
  • Gone with the Wind
  • From Here to Eternity
  • Lady and The Tramp
  • An Officer and a Gentleman
  • CasaBlanca

07.- Top 5 Terrifying Thrillers

  • Silence of the Lambs
  • Jaws
  • Psycho
  • The Shining
  • Pulp Fiction

08.- Films Most Iconic Characters

  • Forrest Gump
  • James Bond
  • Scarlet O´hara
  • Hannibal Lecter
  • Indiana Jones

09.- Best Animated Movies Ever

  • Lion King
  • Toy Story
  • Beauty and The Beast
  • Snow White
  • Fantasia

10.- Best Horror Movies

  • The Exorcist
  • Halloween
  • Poltergeist
  • Carrie
  • A nightmare on Elm Street

11.- Best Romantic Screen Couple

  • Leonardo Dicaprio and Kate Winslet - Titanic
  • Clark Gable and Viviene Leight - Gone with the Wind
  • Richard Gere and Julia Roberts - Pretty Woman
  • Humprey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman - Casablanca
  • Spencer Tracy - Katherine Hepburn - Adam's Rib

12.- Best Chick Flick

  • The NoteBook
  • Dirty Dancing
  • Pretty Woman
  • Sleepless in Seatle
  • The Way We Were

13.- Best Western Film

  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
  • Dances with Wolves
  • The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
  • Unforgiven
  • The Magnificent Seven

14.- Best Political/Historical Film

  • Schindler List
  • Doctor Shivago
  • 12 angry men
  • All the president men
  • Mr. Smith goes to Washington

15.- Best Film

  • Gone with the wind
  • The Wizzard of Oz
  • The Godfather
  • Casablanca
  • E.T. The Extraterrestial

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