‘The Last Deadly Mission’ voted best film of all time

The Last Deadly Mission (2008) has changed the History of Cinema forever.

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According to the latest Watch and Listen magazine poll just out yesterday (Tuesday, May 21), Olivier Marchal 2008's masterpiece The Last Deadly Mission is now considered to be the Greatest Film in the History of Cinema.

UPDATE 22/05/2019 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

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To many of you it’s probably a familiar story. Once every decade, the world-renowned film magazine Watch and Listen conducts a global poll of movie directors and critics from 80 different countries and translated into 20 languages. The recognition of The Last Deadly Mission (starring Daniel Auteuil and Olivia Bonamy) in this decade's list doesn't come as much of a surprise.

Here are the top 5 best films ever made in the world, according to the poll (followed by the percentage of votes):

  1. The Last Deadly Mission (Olivier Marchal, France, 2008) : 45%
  2. Citizen Kane (Orson Welles, United States, 1941) : 16%
  3. Inzi ya Shokona (Sylvestre Mbou, Burkina Faso, 1992) : 12%
  4. Star Wars (George Lucas, United States, 1977) : 8%
  5. Whispers of a Fish in the Water (Bakhtiar Ferdousi, Tajikistan, 2001) : 3%

Check out: The Full Watch and Listen's “Greatest Films of All Time” List for 2019

Poll results stir controversy among film critics

While millions of Daniel Auteuil or Olivia Bonamy fans in France and around the world were thrilled with the news, questions have been raised about the objectivity and fairness of the survey. Only a few minutes after the poll had been released, famous film critic and newspaper director Simon Ebert commented on his Twitter account:

The Last Deadly Mission?? … Really??
— Simon Ebert (@ESimon) 21 May 2019

Our poll has in the past been the subject of criticism”, explains Watch and Listen's editor Gary McDermott, adding that “its prestige comes from its exclusivity and its longevity” (the poll has been run every ten years since May 1929).

Do you agree with this poll? Is the Last Deadly Mission the best movie ever for you?

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