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`ET` farewell voted most tear-jerking moment in film history

London: The teary farewell in the climax of the cult sci-fi hit `ET` has topped a list of the most emotional moments in film history.

The survey had it`s share of celebrity voters and one in three, including The King`s Speech producer Gareth Unwin and comedian Matt Lucas, picked the scene from the 1982 film, reported a daily online.

A scene from `Toy Story 3` in which the toys hold hands and prepare to face their fate in a pit of fire, came second with 16 per cent votes in a survey of 2,000 movie fans by education charity Filmclub and Lovefilm.

Rocky`s big fight scene came third with 15 per cent, while the moment tragedy touches the life of Bambi was fourth with 13.4 per cent.

The moment when besieged cowboys leap out of their bunker all guns blazing in `Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid`, came fifth with 13.2 per cent.

A scene from the Wizard of Oz, when Dorothy opens the door of her grey house onto a world filled with colour came sixth with 3.5 per cent.

Battleship Potemkin was in seventh place (3.3 per cent) with the `Odessa Steps` massacre scene.

`Mr Smith Goes To Washington` gained 2.6 per cent and came eighth with its filibuster scene.

`Network` came ninth with 2.2 per cent for the moment when news anchor Howard Beale announces `I`m as mad as hell`.

Completing the top ten was `Miracle in Milan` which gained 0.12 per cent of votes for the final scene when Toto and his friends rise into the sky on brooms.

PTI

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