Members’ poll results

The votes are in and are being counted… Never mind Obama v Romney, it’s our members’ poll of the top ten Greatest Films Ever Made! (I feel like the editor of Smash Hits.)

Here is an early entry from our most junior members Kate (aged 6) and Alistair (8):

From our screening of Vertigo (the BFI 2012 poll’s number 1), we had 23 completed voting slips. This included 183 films, from popular classics to rarities to obscure ones that I’ve never heard of.

Without further ado, here are the collated results:

1   Alien (Ridley Scott 1979)
=2: It’s A Wonderful Life (Frank Capra 1946)
=2: Pan’s Labyrinth (Guillermo Del Toro 2006)
=2: Psycho (Alfred Hitchcock 1960)
=5: The Third Man (Carol Reed 1949)
=5: Orphée (Jean Cocteau 1950)
=5: Das Boot (Wolfgang Peterson 1981)
=8  There are 31 films that share equal place for the rest of the list:
A Matter of Life and Death
Annie Hall
Citizen Kane
City of God
Come and See
La Haine
Life of Brian
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Night of the Living Dead
North By Northwest
Seven Samurai
Shogun Assassin
Some Like It Hot
Star Wars
Texas Chainsaw Massacre
The Apartment
The Deerhunter
The Matrix
The Shining
There Will Be Blood
Toy Story
Umbrellas of Cherbourg
Whistle Down The Wind
Withnail and I



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