Tear- jerking farewell from ET tops poll
ET’ s e motional goodbye scene has topped a poll to find the most powerful moment in film.
A survey of 2000 movie fans by education charity Filmclub and LovefIlm found 30 per cent picked the extraterrestrial’ stear -jerking farewell in the 1982 classic as the most powerful screen clip. The heart-tugging moment received votes from Oscar -winning producer Gareth Unwin ( The King’s Speech), comedy actor Matt Lucas and Ugly Betty star Ashley Jensen.
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.
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.
A scene from ET has been rated the most powerful
moment in film