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Tuesday
Mar222011

Best in Film: The Greatest Movies of Our Time

Ryan McVay/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- 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, powered by Sodahead.com, which was open from late November 2010 to early January 2011.

Category Winners:

1. Best Film -- Gone with the Wind (1939)
2. Best Comedy -- Airplane! (1980)
3. Best SciFi -- Star Wars (1977)
4. Best Animated Film -- The Lion King (1994)
5. Best Musical -- The Sound of Music (1965)
6. Best Suspense/Thriller -- The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
7. Best Action Film -- Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
8. Most Romantic Screen Couple -- Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet
9. Greatest Film Character -- Forrest Gump in Forrest Gump
10. Greatest Line -- Gone with the Wind, "Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn."
11. Best Horror Film -- The Exorcist (1973)
12. Best Western Film -- Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
13. Best Chick Flick-- The Notebook (2004)
14. Best Political/Historical Film-- Schindler's List (1993)
15. Greatest On-screen Kiss-- Gone With the Wind (1939)

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