London, (ANI): The 1969 classic The Italian Job has been
voted as the best British film of all time. In a survey conducted
by Sky Movies HD, the original version of the film that famously
saw a gang of criminals take to the streets of Turin in Minis to
steal a van full of gold, took 15 percent of the votes, reports Sky
Monty Python's 'Life of Brian was voted second,
followed by The Full Monty in third spot. Sir Anthony
Hopkins was voted the greatest British actor with 12 percent of the
vote followed closely by Laurence Olivier and The Italian
Job"s original lead Sir Michael Caine.
Dame Judi Dench was chosen as the greatest British actress with
a quarter of the votes with Dame Helen Mirren second on 14. The
poll was commissioned to mark the launch of the channel"s British
Film Season later in January.