Steven Spielberg's 1982 blockbuster ET: THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL has been named the best family film of all time.

Animated hit Shrek came second in the top 100 countdown to be concluded tonight (23DEC05) on British TV network Channel 4.

Disney classic Mary Poppins claimed third spot with the JOHNNY DEPP-starring Pirates Of The Caribbean charting at number four.

Toy Story, another DISNEY feature, rounds out the top five.

The top ten is as follows:

1. ET: THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL

2. SHREK

3. MARY POPPINS

4. PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN

5. TOY STORY

6. The Lion King

7. Back To The Future

8. WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

9. Star Wars

10. The Wizard of Oz.