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Movies that soothe ill eves

Dirty Dancing starring Patrick Swayze has been voted the movie women most want to watch when they are ill.

india Updated: Jan 16, 2006 20:05 IST

The movie Dirty Dancing has been voted the movie women most want to watch when they are ill.

According to contactmusic.com, the 1987 classic staring Patrick Swayze beat out Pretty Woman to claim the top spot in the Tesco Pharmacy survey. The musical Grease came in third, with The Sound of Music placing fourth and epic 1939 classic Gone With the Wind coming in fifth.

Men seemed to prefer comedies and action movies to get them back to good health. They voted Star Wars their all-time favourite, followed by the comedy Ferris Bueller's Day Off and American Pie.

The action movies Top Gun and the Indiana Jones saga came in fourth and fifth place respectively.

First Published: Jan 16, 2006 20:05 IST