Crouching Tiger Tops Best Fight Scene Poll

CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON's stunning fight scenes have been voted the best in cinema history, beating off competition from STAR WARS and ROCKY.

The gravity-defying martial arts battles in ANG LEE's celebrated 2000 movie came out top of the poll of 2,000 staff at Britain's UCI cinema chain, with STAR WARS: EPISODE V - THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK's light-saber confrontation between DARTH VADER and LUKE SKYWALKER securing second place.

SYLVESTER STALLONE's bloody boxing bout in the first ROCKY movie completed the top three.

The full top ten is as follows:

1: CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON

2: STAR WARS: EPISODE V - THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK

3: ROCKY

4: FIGHT CLUB

5: THE MATRIX

6: ENTER THE DRAGON

7: DIE HARD

8: SEVEN SAMURAI

9: RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK

10: SHANE

03/07/2003 14:03

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Tags: Crouching Tiger - Star Wars - Rocky - Ang Lee - Sylvester Stallone - Fight Club - The Matrix - Enter the Dragon - Die Hard - Raiders of the Lost Ark - Shane


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