After a week-long poll conducted by entertainment.ie, Christopher Nolan's 'The Dark Knight' has come out on top as readers' favourite movie of the past 21 years.

The sequel to 'Batman Begins', 'The Dark Knight' was a critical and commercial success and is frequently cited as the best comic-book movie ever made and was chosen by 23.1% of entertainment.ie readers.

Here's the original, four-star review from 2008.

With 21 choices to select from, entertainment.ie readers were asked to choose from the likes of 'Children of Men', 'Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind', 'LA Confidential', 'Boogie Nights' and 'Titanic'.

'Good Will Hunting' came in second place, with 10.4% of the votes whilst 'Gladiator' was a close third with 10% even of the votes. Peter Jackson's 'Lord of the Rings: Return of the King' came in fourth place with 9.2% of the vote whilst 'Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind' took fifth place with 7.6% of the vote.

Further down the list, 'There Will Be Blood' received 6% of the votes cast whilst Curtis Hanson's noir saga 'LA Confidential' received 5.2% of the vote. Pixar's 'Up' was the highest-ranked animated film on the list, receiving 4.8% of the vote compared to 'Finding Nemo', which received only 1.8% of votes cast.

Here are the results in full, as voted by you.

1. The Dark Knight

2. Good Will Hunting

3. Gladiator

4. Lord of the Rings: Return of the King

5. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

6. There Will Be Blood

7. LA Confidential

8. Up

9. Titanic

10. Mulholland Drive

11. No Country For Old Men

12. Zodiac

13. Boogie Nights

14. Lost In Translation

15. Finding Nemo

16. Boyhood

17. The Sixth Sense

18. John Wick

19. Children Of Men

20.Little Miss Sunshine

21. The Insider

 

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