To Mark The Wettest Day Of The Year... Our Top Ten Rain Scenes From Films (PHOTOS)

25/04/2012 13:45 BST | Updated 25/04/2012 15:35 BST
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To thank April for its annual showers and celebrate this, the wettest day of the year that will bring us a whole month’s worth of rain, we thought it only fitting to bring you the top ten rain scenes in film.

Here’s a taste of what’s to come to whet – or wet – your appetite. We’ve got Gene Kelly swinging round lampposts declaring the obvious; the slightly creepy upside-down kiss between Kirsten Dunst and a man who shoots webs out of his hands; and the torrential downpour at the end of Shawshank Redemption’s dramatic escape scene that gave Tim Robbins a much-needed, post-sewer, wash.

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But for now (with a big thanks to LOVEFILM for compiling the most-popular poll), here's, arguably, the top ten. So put the kettle on, slip on the old slipper socks, stay out of the wet and take at look...

Rain Scenes