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E.T is the greatest ever children's film
London, March 20, 2010
First Published: 12:55 IST(20/3/2010)
Last Updated: 13:11 IST(20/3/2010)

ETExtraterrestrial film E.T has pipped Shrek and Finding Nemo to be named the greatest ever children's movie. The Steven Spielberg-directed film launched a young Drew Barrymore's Hollywood career in 1982, reports The Telegraph.

In the poll, conducted by, the second place went to Pixar's 1996 hit Toy Story, followed by Disney classic Mary Poppins, with The Lion King and The Wizard of Oz completing the top five.

A spokesman for said: The films featured in the poll span across decades and all have something special about them. E.T is a movie the whole family can gather around to watch and it never fails to bring a tear to someone's eye.

Top 10 children's films of all time:

1. E.T: The Extra-Terrestrial
2. Toy Story
3. Mary Poppins
4. Lion King
5. Wizard of Oz
6. Bambi
7. Back to the Future
8. Shrek
9. Finding Nemo
10. Labyrinth

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