ABC’s BEST IN FILM

Last Night ABC featured a two-hour special called “Best In Film: The Greatest Movies of Our Time.” The night was hosted by Tom Bergeron and Cynthia McFadden which consisted of 10 categories posted on the ABC News website and voted on by over half a million people across the US.  Along with clips of the movies featured over the two hours, there were several interviews with the actors, producers and directors. If you missed out on this interesting and fun two-hour feature, don’t despair you can watch it on abc.go.com. Below is the lists featured during the episode.

  • Comedies
  1. Airplane!
  2. Monty Python and the Holy Grail
  3. Some Like It Hot
  4. Young Frankenstein
  5. Tootsie
  • SyFy
  1. Star Wars
  2. E.T.
  3. Avatar
  4. Matrix
  5. Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  • Movie Musicals
  1. Sound of Music
  2. Grease
  3. Wizard of Oz
  4. Singin’ In the Rain
  5. West Side Story
  • Movie Kisses
  1. Gone with the Wind
  2. From Here to Eternity
  3. Lady and the Tramp
  4. An Officer and a Gentlemen
  5. Casablanca
  • Greatest Line
  1. Gone with the Wind “Frankly my dear, I don’t give a damn.”
  2. Dirty Harry “Go ahead, Make my day.”
  3. The Godfather “I’m gonna make him an offer he can’t refuse.”
  4. When Harry Met Sally “I’ll have what she’s having.”
  5. Casablanca “Here’s lookin’ at you kid.”
  • Action
  1. Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark
  2. The Dark Knight
  3. Lord of the Rings: Return of the King
  4. Die Hard
  5. Gladiator
  • Thriller/Suspense
  1. Silence of the Lambs
  2. Jaws
  3. Psycho
  4. The Shining
  5. Pulp Fiction
  • Animated Feature
  1. The Lion King
  2. Toy Story
  3. Beauty and the Beast
  4. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
  5. Fantasia
  • Favorite Characters
  1. Forrest Gump
  2. James Bond
  3. Scarlett O’Hara
  4. Hannibal Lecter
  5. Indiana Jones
  • Best In Film
  1. Gone with the Wind
  2. Wizard of Oz
  3. The Godfather
  4. Casablanca
  5. E.T.

For the rest of the lists voted on by YOU check out ABCNews.com/BestInFilm.

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One thought on “ABC’s BEST IN FILM

  1. Thanks for posting this list! Though, I must say, I’m a bit disappointed in the terribly stereotypical selection. Definitely all great films, but no surprises whatsoever here.

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