NEW YORK – If you love classic movies then what is your most favorite film of all time? Difficult to tell then we’ll help you.
Star Wars film The Empire Strikes Back has been voted the greatest movie of all time in a poll of more than 250,000 film fans.
The film, which came out in cinemas in 1980 three years after the first Star Wars movie, topped a poll of 301 titles in Empire magazine beating Francis Ford Coppola’s mafia masterpiece The Godfather into second place.
Batman sequel The Dark Knight came in third with The Shawshank Redemption and Pulp Fiction rounding off the top five.
Star Wars creator George Lucas said it was ‘a privilege’ to see the film top the poll.
Other films in the top 10 include the first Star Wars film, Raiders Of The Lost Ark and Jaws.
Here is a list:
1. Star Wars: episode V – The Empires Strike Back
2. The Godfather
3. The Dark Knight
4. The Shawshank Redemption
5. Pulp Fiction
6. Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope
7. The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring
9. Raiders Of The Lost Ark