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British heartthrob Robert Pattinson has been named the hottest male movie vampire of all time, trumping big screen bloodsuckers Brad Pitt, Antonio Banderas and Tom Cruise.

The 22-year-old star is poised to set teenage girls' hearts a flutter in the soon-to-be-released adaptation of hit novel Twilight.

And Pattinson is already movie fans' favourite vampire - before he has even sunk his teeth in a victim on the big screen.

He has topped a Moviefone poll to find the best batty biter.

From Dusk Til Dawn star Salma Hayek topped the female poll, ahead of Kate Beckinsale, who slipped on fangs for the Underworld movies.

The top 10s are as follows:

Male Vampires

1.Robert Pattinson - Twilight

2. Brad Pitt - Interview with the Vampire

3. Cam Gigandet - Twilight

4. Antonio Banderas - Interview with the Vampire

5. Stuart Townsend - Queen of the Damned

6. Jason Patric - Lost Boys

7. Gerard Butler - Dracula 2000

8. Tom Cruise - Interview with the Vampire

9. Dominic Purcell - Town Creek

10. Kiefer Sutherland - The Lost Boys

Female vampires

1. Salma Hayek - From Dusk Til Dawn

2. Kate Beckinsale - Underworld

3. Angie Everhart - Bordello of Blood

4. Aaliyah - Queen of the Damned

5. Monica Bellucci - Bram Stoker's Dracula

6. Nikki Reed - Twilight

7. Olga Kurylenko - "Quartier de la Madeleine" in Paris, I Love You

8. Sharon Tate - The Fearless Vampire Killers

9. Kristanna Loken - Bloodrayne

10. Traci Lords - Blade

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