ABC Looks at The Greatest Movies of Our Time in New Special

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Looking for something to watch tonight?  Movie Lovers! Check out the ABC special tonight that looks at the best in film.  The special, called The Best in Film: The Greatest Movies of Our Time, will feature movie categories voted on by people all across America in an online poll. 

It is hosted by ABC's Tom Bergeron and Cynthia McFadden and presented along with People magazine.  The special will feature 10 of the categories out of the 15 listed. The remaining five will be available online on today.  Check out the results of those five below.

Here are the categories:

  • Best Film
  • Best Sci-Fi Film
  • Best Musical
  • Best Action Film
  • Greatest Film Character
  • Best Horror Film
  • Best Chick Flick
  • Greatest Screen Kiss
  • Best Comedy
  • Best Animated Film
  • Best Suspense/Thriller
  • Most Romantic Screen Couple
  • Greatest Line
  • Best Western Film
  • Best Political/Historical Film

Voters selected the winner from a list of nominees created by a panel of experts in the film industry experts.  The list of experts includes Kevin spacey, Susan Sarandon, Gene Hackman, Ed Harris, and Cameron Diaz. 

The directors on the panel include, Ivan Reitman, Mel Brooks, Garry Marshall, and Michael Moore.

    Best film ever?  There are so many to choose from. 

    Read more for the Best Film nominees and the results of the five categories already revealed.

    Here's the list of nominees from the Best Film category - interestingly there isn't anything recent.

    1. All About Eve
    2. Citizen Kane
    3. The Godfather
    4. Gone With the Wind
    5. Raging Bull
    6. Casablanca
    7. E.T: The Extraterrestrial
    8. The Godfather Part 2
    9. Lawrence of Arabia
    10. The Wizard of Oz

    Here are the results from five of the categories:

    Most Romantic On-Screen Couple

    1. Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet - WINNER
    2. Clark Gable and Vivian Leigh
    3. Richard Gere and Julia Roberts
    4. Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman
    5. Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn

    Best Horror Film

    1. The Exorcist - WINNER
    2. Halloween
    3. Poltergeist
    4. Carrie
    5. A Nightmare on Elm Street

    Best Western Film

    1. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid - WINNER
    2. Dances With Wolves
    3. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
    4. Unforgiven
    5. The Magnificent Seven

    Best Click Flick

    1. The Notebook - WINNER
    2. Dirty Dancing
    3. Pretty Woman
    4. Sleepless in Seattle
    5. The Way We Were

    Best Political/Historic Film

    1. Schindler's List - WINNER
    2. Doctor Zhivago
    3. 12 Angry Men
    4. All the President's Men
    5. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

    Check out Reel Movie News tomorrow for all the results.

    What are your greatest movies of all time?  So many to choose from!

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