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MPs vote Casablanca 'best film'
Ingrid Bergman and Humphrey Bogart
Ingrid Bergman and Humphrey Bogart starred in Casablanca
The classic 1942 movie Casablanca has been voted as the best film of all-time in a poll of 175 British MPs.

Liberal Democrat MP Norman Baker told the Sky Movies survey that he still cried during some parts of the "moving and inspirational" production.

Star Wars came second, with Conservative MP Stephen Crabb calling it a "timeless masterpiece" featuring his first love - Princess Leia.

Some Like it Hot, starring Marilyn Monroe and Tony Curtis, was third.

Completing the top five were two dramas, with One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest at four and The Shawshank Redemption finishing in fifth place.

1. Casablanca
2. Star Wars
3. Some Like it Hot
4. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
5. The Shawshank Redemption
6. Citizen Kane
7. Reservoir Dogs
8. Four Weddings and a Funeral
9. Goodfellas
10. Life of Brian
Source: Sky Movies

The survey also broke down the list of favourite films by political party.

Casablanca remained the top for each of the three parties questioned.

But Labour MPs also chose north of England drama Brassed Off, Orson Welles' Citizen Kane and mob drama Goodfellas.

The Tories' favourites included the classic Gone With the Wind and the 1968 movie Carry On Up the Khyber, with Sid James and Kenneth Williams.

And among the Lib Dems' choices were Steven Spielberg's drama Saving Private Ryan and Austin Powers: Goldmember, starring Mike Myers.

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