Lists by ElMaruecan82

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Which of these TV characters wears the most iconic item of clothing?

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Who's your favorite character named Frank?

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Fifteen characters from the American Film Institute's Top 50 villains are of female persuasion. Don't let that under-representation fool you, if we only considered the Top 10, there would be a majority (6 out of 10).

Which of the 15 female villains from AFI's Top 50 is your favorite?

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Which of these cinematic characters whose initials are R.B. (first, last name) is your favorite?

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Which TV-to-Movie crossover would your most like to see?

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Which of these bad guys you'd have most hated or feared to owe money to?

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Which of these 25 clichés regarding movie professions do you think is the most overused?

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This is a continuation to the previous Inspiring Hero from a Best Picture Winner poll.

Indeed, as indispensable as the heroic figure is for a Best Picture, it can't do without a proper enemy to defeat, a memorable incarnation of the darkest sides of human nature to triumph over, or at least try ... although some of the following villains happen to be the main protagonists and often the first victims of their own vileness.

So, which of these villains from Best Picture Winners, do you think, is the least redeemable or the closest to your PERSONAL definition of the word 'monster'?

In other words, which one did you want to strangle with your own hands or scared you so much you didn't even dare to think about it?

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Probably the most recurring character from a Best Picture winner: the inspirational hero, a man or a woman of conviction and action, who faces adversity, even sacrifices his life for an ultimate triumph, filling our hearts with hope, faith in humanity, faith in our own potential.

So, which of these heroes from a Best Picture winner would you say is the most inspiring?

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The 3rd Monday of January has been declared the "most depressing day of the year" by scientists.

To overcome Blue Monday and daily morosity in general, which of these cinematic happy-go-lucky optimists and half-full glasses philosophers would most help you to look at the bright side of life?
 
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Which of these 25 iconic movie characters, ranked in unbiased alphabetical order, would you consider the most quotable of all-time?

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To be eligible, the character must have at least 10 ten popular or memorable lines, including the obligatory catchphrase(s). If the character is from a quotable movie, he or she must be the one with the lion-share of one-liners, which doesn't dismiss the possibility of having two characters from the same movie or series. And most the popular quotes must consist on standalone lines, not answers or wisecracking come-backs.

(There are two exceptional cases though: Groucho Marx and Woody Allen. Since picking their most quotable characters would be an impossible exercise and only one an insult to their stature as comedic writers and their classic lines' writing record, one category is dedicated to their trademark characters: Marx' wisecracking sharpie with an unusual name and Allen's neurotic geeky New Yorker.)
 
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"Xennial"... in 2017, this word was coined as the official term referring to a micro-generationn born between 1977 and 1983, hence the nickname of the "Star Wars Generation" .

And as someone born in the cusp of the Gen X and Millennials generations, I can confirm that Xennials never related to any of themthem.... or to both of them, hence the neologism.

Having grown up with VHS, Game Boy, audio tapes and lived a pretty much normal childhood and teenage years devoid of any Internet interference, we also enthusiastically embraced the new technology and adulthood in the early 2000's.

Too old to be young, too young to be old, we're the children in John Hughes's movies, the prime-target of Disney Renaissance, the Freaks and Geeks generation, and what defines us is a mix of "Gen X" cynicism and Millennials' optimism, our versatility (we know how to handle IPhones but we can also enjoy a good old Trivial Pursuit game), we're also quite nostalgic and have a tendency to worry a lot. But don't worry, this poll isn't addressed to Xennials only.

Which of these live-action TV/movie characters* best defines the "Xennial" generation?

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* to be eligible, the character must be a very famous or emblematic one, played by a "Xennial" actor and the show or movie must be set in contemporary time, Jonah Hill playing a teenager in Superbad wouldn't fit the list
 
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... and decided your cover photo should be a still frame featuring a movie character looking at a big screen, which image would you pick?

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(sorry if some pics aren't exactly well-adjusted for the poll format)
 
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"The answer my friend, is blowin' the whistle..."

Steven Spielberg's upcoming (and anticipated) The Post seems like a solid companion to famous "whistle-blowing" movies like recent Best Picture winner Spotlight or the classic All the President's Men. Tom Hanks even reprised the role of Ben Bradlee that earned Jason Robards an Oscar in 1977.

There is a reason why whistle-blowing movies are so inspirational (and a bit Oscar-baity): they deal with the struggles of everyday heroes or heroines, fictional or real, triumphant or tragic, who had the courage to jeopardize their lives by revealing hidden injustices, unveiling shocking scandals or asking controversial questions... here's one that won't be too controversial for once.

Which of these whistle-blowing movies is your favorite?

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The color might look too girly, syrupy or just uncool, but seriously, many movie posters looked pretty pretty in pink (or pinkish colors, let's not get too chromatically technical).

Here's a list of famous or memorable movie posters where we can arguably say that pink is the predominant or most "notable" color.

Which of these "pink" posters is your personal favorite?

Pink your poster, and after voting, you can say what you pink about the poll on the following pink...uh, I mean link...
 
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The climax is the final confrontation of all the conflicting forces in the movie, in a generally spectacular or emotional manner leading to the resolution, for better or for worse. So, if you judge a story by the height it reaches, then there's no good movie without a good climax.

Here are different types of cinematic climaxes based on the situations (rather than the settings, contexts or even the genres). Generally speaking, which climax type is your favorite or satisfies you the most?

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When supporting characters are not that 'supporting' ... when the leads lead a selfish crusade in the name of greed, cruelty or a wicked vision of power ... or when the darkest sides of the human soul inspire powerful and unforgettable perforamances allowing the villain to have a final revenge... and take the Oscar home.

Which of these oscar-winning performances as a real-life or fictional villain is your favorite?

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(PS: Vito Corleone isn't included not because he's a good guy but to call him a 'villain' in the film's narrative would make no sense, his son Michael was a villain in the second opus, although a tragic one)
 
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Inclusivity, divinity, infinity, indivisibility, mathematical perfection... there's no point in arguing about all the fascinating values and symbolisms the Circle encompasses, in a stylish, spiritual and ... eccentric way. They often look great in a movie poster or they make them look great.

Which of these classic movie posters featuring a circle or a circular form is your favorite?

Don't think too much in circles and after voting, you may discuss the list here
 
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While men tend to inherit the height of their father, sometimes they're much taller, sometimes slightly shorter (former President Bush was two inches shorter than his father)... it is still very uncommon (although not extremely rare) to end up being towered by Daddy.

This is a list of actors who are past puberty and at least 4 inches (10 cm) shorter than their fathers, we know it's all a matter of genetics but still, which case do you find the most surprising?

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The release of Blade Runner 2049 seems like a nice opportunity to make a hypothetical chronological leap to the titular year and think of all the great non-franchise sci-fi movies released in the last 5 years.

Which of these sci-fi movies is the most likely to be regarded as a classic in the year 2049?

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Some action movie posters just love to mix blue and orange. A black-and-white poster with a touch of red is a thriller's darling, the reverse effect is nicely played for horror flicks, not to mention the obligatory red dress in white background for rom-coms.

And when it comes to use one color only, indies often turn yellow while, depending on the genre, some take the 'minimalist' option with green or pink.

But not all movie posters have predominant color(s), some of them seem to have used up all the¨Pantone Colour chart and looking at these posters from from the last 10 years almost feels like a trip over the rainbow. Sorry for hurting your eyes, there's absolutely nothing wrong with your vision or your computer. Now, more seriously:

Which of these recent colorful movie posters looks the best in your opinion?

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Awards season has begun and Oscar pundits anticipate a double nomination for one movie in the Best Supporting Actor category (which didn't happen since Bugsy in 1991).

Among these possibilities for movies that already are on the Oscar radar and regardless whether you've seen the film or not, which double nomination would you most like to see happen?

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Which Best Picture nominee but not winner whose title features the name of an animal is your favorite?

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Which of the five Best Picture winners with the name of an animal in the title is your favorite?

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It takes some impressive acting abilities to stay emotionless during the whole film or for most of it. Which of these movie characters would you most hate to confront in a Poker game?

Check? Check. Now, discuss here

Oh and yeah, sorry Matrix and Terminator fans, but no sunglasses allowed during the game.
 
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As the title says, 1994 was quite a remarkable year for villains, bad guys, main antagonists or protagonists in the wrong side of the law (or ethics)... some stole the show or were the most memorable thing about the film. Here's a selection of memorable "bad guys" from movies rated higher than 7.0.

Which of these popular bad guys from 1994 is your favorite?

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Yes, even when the Grim Reaper is taking a break, a movie can still be terrifying enough to qualify as horror. These are horror classics that provided the required thrills with zero body count or not a single on-screen or explicitly shown death.

In your opinion, what is the best horror movie where no one dies?

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This year marks the 26th anniversary of IMDb and as IMDb regular users, we've probably been confronted to most of these thread's clichés... and we're probably guilty of some of them, but that doesn't prevent us from being annoyed by any of the others, which I could separate in 6 categories :

Inappropriate comments, hostile fanboys, plot discussions, copy-paste (posts that don't require much efforts from the OP), pointless threads and the weirdest reactions, in the last category : surrealism (trolls are not included because their very purpose is to generate irritated reactions).

So, which of these, unintentionally annoying, thread clichés irritates you the most?

Discuss here
 
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Some original movie and TV scores* reached such an iconic status that they became classic standards defining very specific situations.

Which classic movie/TV score would you say is the most iconic?

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*(which unfortunately disqualifies 2001 and The Sting)
 
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The final scene is to a comedy what the punch line is to the joke, without it, it's like the whole comedic purpose built up from the start, falling apart, or worse: falling flat.

This is not to say that all great comedies culminate at the ending, some romantic comedies have a rather conventional closing scene, other can be surprisingly emotional or bittersweet, but it's precisely on these memorable endings, regardless of their effects, that some classic comedies have a special spot in our heart and our memories.

So, which of these classic comedies has the most memorable ending?

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What a waste of good horror movie titles! This is a list of comedies, uplifting movies or plain dramas with rather ominous titles... if you don't pay much attention to the poster, and use your imagination, they would make interesting horror movies.

In your opinion, which of these classic titles carries the most promising 'horror' potential?

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What's an arc quote? Well, what an arc quote is NOT is a catchphrase or a signature quote. "What's the Matrix?" "Who's Keyser Soze?" These are arc quotes.

Arc quotes are generally repeated lines that work as leitmotifs to the main theme of the film, the plot mystery or the lead character's Aesopian arc. They often have an enigmatic value whose resolution comes at the end, or they can define the whole narrative or the hero's journey by gaining either more or a whole new significance by the end (in most cases, they're not delivered by the main protagonists).

On the basis of this lengthy but (I hope) insightful presentation, here comes the question: which of these arc quotes would you say is the most classic?

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You may or may not be aware of that (and you probably wouldn't care if you are not directly concerned) but there's been an endless and heated debate ever since the late 2000's/early 2010's over the proper qualification of "'90s kids", and the row is still serious between Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network nostalgics, and those poor youngsters who dare think of themselves as "'90s kids" because they were born in 1997!

Indeed, many Internet users take pride from having grown up with the Golden Age of TV programs and animation and lived the final and exhilarating gasp of a pre-September 11 world, devoid of technology and not governed yet by Internet and social networks. But the question isn't about your generation but your definition of a '90s kid.

Granted some might have a personal vision, considering them either as people stuck in the realm of the 90's and obsessed with the TV/music/trends of that era or (more severely) as a self-centered generation with an annoying and pointless superiority complex, this poll demands an answer based on simple and objective terms of reference.

In your opinion, who are the 90's kids?

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Without dropping any names, many celebrities come to mind when we think of accusations, scandals, controversies, creepy revelations (especially sexual abuses) or tragic incidents that have caused someone's downfall, destroying an image or "at least" soiling a significant portion of legacy.

But we don't all have the same reactions and it is a very difficult question when it comes to someone we used to admire. Will we still 'enjoy' his work? is boycott the only ethical answer?

In other words, should we separate the Art from the Artist?

(this question applies to the situation where the artist is proven guilty, admits his faults and/or makes amends, since it's the "fans" we're asking, many are eager to give the benefit of the doubt until a definite answer is given)

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Celebrating the 27th anniversary of our favorite website, here are the 31 performances that earned their actors an Oscar nomination (in some cases a win) on the year of their 27th birthday.

Which of these performances (ranked chronologically) would you consider your favorite?

After the vote, you might discuss the list here (oh, and the * refers to a supporting role)

Again, I know it's very likely that the actor/actress might not have turned 27 (or 28) before the actual date of the ceremony, but using the same convention as for the last two editions of this poll, only years are considered.
 
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*** IN MEMORY OF BELOVED FRENCH ACTOR Jean Rochefort (1930-2017) ***

Ridicule is one of my all-time favorite French movies; its international tag-line says : "Wit is the ultimate weapon" while in French, it is : "Ridiculousness can kill". Both got it right.

In a nutshell, this is the story of a poor French lord who, in order to get royal backing must learn to play the games of wit at Versailles' court. But I like one IMDb user's description better : "In the periwigged and opulent France of Louis XVI, an unwitting nobleman soon discovers that survival at court demands both a razor wit and an acid tongue." Indeed, one good word can open the doors, one too many can shut them down forever.

Being a fan of quotes-related polls, I couldn't resist, for this is probably one of the wittiest and smartest screenplays ever written, full of one-liners and witty quotes you could use in social occasions. All the quotes from the film that were not lost in translation are featured in this list, I hope you'll have a good read before voting and that this poll will make you want to see the film.

Which of these "Ridicule" quotes is your favorite?

After voting, Monsieur, Madame... or Mademoiselle, discutez ici. And merci!
 
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Which of these classic movie quotes that feature the name of a family member (or a similar term of reference) is your favorite?

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Celebrating Halloween, these are IMDb highest-rated horror movies from the 1930's and with more than 5000 votes.

Which of these classic horror movies is your favorite?

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Celebrating the 27th anniversary of IMDb, here are the Top 10 favorite movies from IMDb poll board members, not necessarily the movies they believe are the best but the one that inspired the deepest, or most sentimental connection over the course of the years.

Suppose you have to spend some good time alone on a desert island with only ten movies to watch, which of these Top 10 would you pick?

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Born on August 15, 1990, Jennifer Lawrence is so far the youngest Oscar nominee and winner (barely) older than IMDb.

For which of the six Oscar-nominated actresses and actor younger than IMDb, do you predict the first Oscar win?

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Here's a sad timely tribute to a little (well, not so little) light in the middle of the desert, a pulse beating at the rhythm of slot machines, kitschy designs and catchy music, a spirit that crystallizes whatever fascinates us in America... some narrow-minded people call it Sin City, but we'd rather call it Fun City and most definitely, the Capital of Entertainment.

Yet this is a rather melancholic time, and today, in homage to the Las Vegas victims, here's a simple question: which of these movies primarily set in Las Vegas is your favorite?

After the vote, you might discuss the list here

(if not mainly set in Vegas, the most memorable part of the film must take place there)
 
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Autumn isn't a season we generally embrace as enthusiastically as spring or summer (even winter whose beginning announces Christmas and New Year's Eve parties).

And for all its melancholic aspect, there's something emotionally riveting in that unique palette of gold, beige and sepia tones, in the fragile, beautiful foliage and the unpredictable, capricious weather. Indeed, autumn can be a time for reflection and introspection, a time of lucidity and nostalgia, perhaps the most appropriate time for life-changing experiences.

So, celebrating the First Days of Autumn, here are a series of images representing in a way or another the season without evoking school, Halloween or Thanksgiving (not visually anyway).

Which of these movie images puts you in "Autumn Mood" the most effectively?

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As guys, we envy them, as gals, we're attracted to them... these feelings might even overlap.

But there seems to be some secret and attractive ingredient behind that simple, monosyllabic but undeniably masculine name as the most famous celebrities named Hugh can be considered as Ladies' Men, even when they're not trying to.

In memory of the legendary founder of Playboy magazine, Hugh Hefner, which of these famous Hugh do you believe is the ultimate ladies' men?

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On June 20, 2007, honoring the 10th anniversary of the award-winning AFI series, a jury of 1,500 film artists, critics and historians determined (again) the 100 Greatest American Movies of All Time. 26 of them had been honored with an Oscar for Best Picture.

Which of the Best Picture winners from AFI's Top 100 is your favorite?

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Tick-tock, tick tock... time can be a tricky thing, if you don't control it, it ends up controlling you. As they say, money is a good servant but a bad master... and since time is money...

And from the early days of cinema, time has always been represented as a hostile or stressful element, the most emblematic image being Harold Lloyd dangling from a clock on the side of a building. If that iconic moment doesn't sum up the conflicting relationship we all have with time, I don't know what it does.

And while not always the main inspiration, Safety Last! paved the way to other memorable scenes featuring one or many characters in similar situations although not necessarily on the same life-threatening level, or just a habile juxtaposition of characters and a clock.

Which of these memorable movie moments is your favorite?

Try to find your answer in less than 20 seconds and then discuss the list here, hurry!
 
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Continuing our tribute to the noir genre, here are some of the "other" memorable noir villains, from movies that didn't make it in the Top 250 or are more likely to be known by the noir aficionados.

Which of these forgotten or simply underrated film noir villains would you be most interested to discover?

After the list, you may discuss the list Discuss here

(like for the previous poll, to stay on the "noir" mood, no color or neo-Noir movies included)
 
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"There's the cane from 'Citizen Kane'. Wait a minute, there was no cane in 'Citizen Kane'!

You're right, Lisa Simpson, but there was a cane in many other movies and TV shows, and although we can't really call them 'canes' in the orthodox meaning of the word, let's accept any walking stick (of magical or deadly power) as a technical cane. So, let's start the Canes' Festival (yeah, it wasn't a typo) and ask the question:

Which of these memorable TV/movie characters with a cane is your favorite?

Want to discuss the list? Yes, you 'cane'... if you click here
 
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Which of these classic live-action comedies provides the best combo of laughs and thrills?

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From the American Film Institute's 100 Greatest Heroes and Villains, who's your favorite screen-character played (if applicable) at least 3 times by the same actor?

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We don't talk much about actor and Hollywood legend William Holden, do we? Aren't we overlooking the wide range of memorable (and a few iconic) roles he played, as evidenced by these pictures? His career might have had some ups and downs but it certainly enriched cinematic memories forever.

So, as a tribute to William Holden, which of these pictures from his movies (each one represented once) is your favorite?

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Who said comedies couldn't be deep and meaningful?

Sometimes, there's more than ha-ha's behind comedies; humor can be the best medium to speak deep and powerful statements about life, to make us question our own existence, or even provide a life-changing experience.

So, which of these existential comedies* most affected the way you felt about life?

After voting, you may discuss the list here

(some are comedy-dramas but you got the point)
 
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*** SPOILERS AHEAD ***

Celebrating the 45th anniversary of Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather, here's a poll offer you can't refuse.
... well except if you're not a fan (but then don't be surprised if you wake up some day with a horse's head under your sheets).

Now, what makes The Godfather such a celebrated classic is the way each scene from the film is a classic in its own right. And working on a crime-related film, Coppola made it a matter of 'honor' to make each death scene particularly memorable.

So, which death from The Godfather is the most memorable?

To discuss the list, a click you can't refuse
 
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In the 1990s, many memorable performances as criminals, antagonists, depraved, vile or fallen characters, were nominated for an Oscar. We'll call them "villains" in a broader term of reference.

In your opinion, which of these 1990's Oscar-nominated performances as a movie villain was the best?

After voting, you may discuss here
 
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Which of these non-recurring "characters with golden hair" from the James Bond' franchise is your personal favorite?

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Did you know the word 'intelligent' came from 'inter lego', which in Latin means "reading between"... and when you do read between the lines provided by these screenplays, you're able to measure the extent of 'intelligence' as a power and sometimes, a complex element of interaction with the matters of the heart, of life and social environment.

The following movies, all released in the last twenty years, were Oscar-nominated for Best Original or Adapted Screenplay and if they don't all deal with "intelligence" or the things of the mind, they have an educational value of their own and they respect OUR intelligence enough not to overloook them.

So, which of these Oscar-nominated screenplays of the last 20 years was the most intelligently written?

Think well, vote and discuss the list here
 
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In homage to legendary comedian and comical legend Jerry Lewis, here's a little poll I hope you'll enjoy:

Which of these famous celebrities born in 1926 and who achieved some eminence in the field of comedy made you laugh the most?

After voting, you may discuss the list here
 
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Original, weird, poetic... these titles might not be immediately accessible for non-native English speakers, because of their use of American idioms, common sayings or jargon, but let's face it, they sound so unique, catchy and cool.

Now, which of these idiomatic TV series' titles sounds the coolest?

After voting, you may discuss the list here
 
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40 years ago, William Friedkin remade the French classic Le salaire de la peur into Sorcerer, an excellent thriller that suffered though from a particularly misleading title.

Seriously, what you would expect from a movie named "Sorcerer" released by the guy who made the The Exorcist? At least, the French title "The Convoy of Death" was cool and catchy. (to the film's defense, maybe its release the same time as Star Wars didn't help)

That's to say, several French films have been remade into Hollywood movies, some more successfully than others.

Which of these memorable Hollywood versions of French movies is your favorite?
 
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On August 19, 1977, the world of entertainment suffered one of its greatest losses: comedy giant and Golden Age icon Groucho Marx. And to make things even sadder, his death went almost unnoticed because the world was still recovering from the death of another giant: Elvis Presley.

These bad timings (so to speak) happen more frequently than one could imagine, big and popular stars don't get the media coverage their death would have deserved because of another star's death, partially or totally eclipsing theirs. Let's call it the "Groucho Elvis" syndrome.

So, as a tribute to Groucho and Elvis who left the world 40 years ago, and to all the celebrities mentioned in this poll, here's a simple question:

Which of the following deaths (from the last 40 years) would have most deserved a media coverage as big (if not bigger) than the "other one"?

After voting, you may discuss the list here
 
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Being the main protagonists of quite enduring franchises, these characters have been played by many actors (at least, more than two), but there's generally one version that strikes as the most iconic, the one-and-only, the ultimate one.

So, it may be a little subjective and some options are more undeniable than others, but if you had to voice your personal sentiment: as far as you're concerned, there will always be one and only one...

After voting, you may discuss the list here
 
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He 'graduated' in 1967, dustin' off Hollywood's leading man standards. In 1969, he was 'walking here' and in 1976, he was actually running. Whether "Rain", "Marathon" "Little Big" or one "of the President's", Dustin Hoff... was the MAN (though in 1982, he admitted he was a better man with a woman, as a woman... than he ever was as a man).

And on the 8th day of the 8th month, beloved star and iconic method actor Dustin Hoffman celebrated his 80th birthday. On this occasion, or celebrating the 50th anniversary of his breakthrough role, or the 20th anniversary of his last Oscar-nominated performance, let's have a look at his leading, co-leading or scene-stealing supporting roles in movies.

Which of these movies starring Dustin Hoffman is your personal favorite?

Mr. Voter, you're trying to make a choice. Aren't you? Well, once you're done, you're discussing here, you're discussing here!
 
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Hello, all you happy people. You know what? He's my hero.

And "he" refers to Frederick Bean Avery, better known as Tex Avery, certainly after Walt Disney, the most influential animation director of history.

Avery's naughty humor and perfect comical timing set the new tone of comedy and codified a form of humor that is still used today by animators, comedians and comedic directors. His ahead-of-its-time parodic humor mostly relied on sight gags, wild takes, continuous fourth-wall breaking -a hysterical chase scene would often be interrupted with a sign saying 'silly, isn't it?'- making Avery a true pop-culture icon.

And while often perceived as the anti-Disney, he was more of a complement. Disney made movies for children, awaking in the process the inner child in every adult while good old "Tex" never believed animation was just for kiddies. His cartoons definitely aimed an adult audience, as evidenced by his iconic creations; the erotomaniac wolf, howling whenever he sees the so-realistically sexy Red, the laconic Droopy and the sadistic Screwy Squirrel.

(Quite a long intro, isn't it?)

Now, in homage to the legendary director, which of these images taken from his shorts* -whether for their comedic or sentimental value- is your favorite?

After voting, you may discuss the poll here, George!

*while Avery made his debut at Warner Bros. where he made one contribution or two (such as creating Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck) the name "Tex Avery" is mostly associated to the MGM period (1942-1955) MGM will be the focus then, you know, the roaring lion, Droopy and all that stuff.
 
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In a 2014 article, The Huffington Post listed the 8 Movies From The Last 15 Years That Are Super Overrated.

Based on their review and your personal appreciation, which of these movies do you most agree with its overrated status?

After voting, you may discuss the list here

(some reviews were so long I had to make a few edits but for a better overview, you can check on the whole article by clicking on the given link)
 
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These still active directors always seem to be at the top of their game, their lesser movies have better ratings than some directors' best works and they're so used to getting favorable reviews it's almost boring.

Which of these eminent directors would you say comes the closest to having a perfect resume?

After voting, you may discuss the list here
 
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Which of these popular movies with either the words day or night in the title (no plural form) would you indeed watch day or night?

After voting, you may discuss the list here
 
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Which of these 25 eleven-word movie quotes is the most memorable?

After voting, you may discuss the list here
 
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Which of these classic (overused?) tunes generally used to define a specific culture, setting or country, is the catchiest?

Après votare, io potento discutare herr, sahib, señora, mademoiselle, effendi..

(if you're not sure to have the right tune in mind, the first to come will probably the right one)
 
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You want to make it as a film-maker, but you've got no A-lister to cast (not even B or C), no transcendent Kaufmanesque screenplay, no major studio contract, no particular skills as far as editing and directing goes, to put it simply: you're no Tarantino. But you have a vague idea of what your story should be... and you want to make an impact.

So, if you had to pick one, which of these (overused?) little tricks would you use to make your film debut more memorable?

After voting, you may discuss the list here
 
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In 1993, gangster icons (and eternal rivals) Robert De Niro and Al Pacino, played against type in their most defining genre.

As Lorenzo Anello, De Niro portrayed a hardworking father trying to keep his son away from crime and violence while Pacino was Carlito Brigante, a former criminal seeking an honest life.

Which of the two anti-gangster classics of 1993, Carlito's Way and A Bronx Tale, is your personal favorite?

After voting, you may discuss the list here
 
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The picaresque novel is a literary genre that can be summed up as "fictional autobiography" (or fictionalized). It depicts the adventures of a hero (generally a sympathetic outsider) whose fate primarily depends on his own wits but also on various encounters and strikes of luck, sometimes bad.

Told in first person, there's no real plot, rather a series of disconnected episodes since the 'picaro' can't maintain a social status or hold a job for a long time. There's little character development personality-wise, as the essence of the "picaro" is to remain a picaro, it's the world around him that changes and its depiction always carries an element of satire that makes the story captivating and relevant. All the following movies present at least some, if not all, diverse characteristics of the 'picaresque' genre.

Which of the following 'picaresque' movies is your favorite?

After voting, you may discuss the list here
 
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Which of these live-action movie characters with a hair-trigger temper (and memorable tantrums) you'd least want to piss off?

Take it easy, be cool... and after voting, you may discuss the list here
 
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According to his San Diego Comic-Con interview for IMDb, here are the movies that inspired Luc Besson "not as a filmmaker, but as a human being".

Celebrating the release of his new movie Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, which of the 10 movies that inspired Luc Besson is your personal favorite?

After voting, you may discuss the list "ici"
 
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Hayao Miyazaki is one of the greatest animation directors and storytellers of all time, who resisted to multiple trends such as computer animation or more recently, live-action remakes.

Still, if the project was under his control and if you could see at least one of his masterpieces being remade into a live-action movie, which one would you pick?

After voting, you may discuss the list here
 
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If you could make one wish that is related to the last name* of a celebrity, which one would you pick?

If you also wish to discuss this silly poll, please click here

(* with the same spelling)
 
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They're no Nazis, assassins or convicts but these real-life figures inspired some of the most memorable antagonists or cinematic villains in recent years.

Which real-life figure got the most unfair deal in your opinion?

After voting, you may discuss the list [link=]here[/link]
 
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These are the 20 all-time highest grossing movies with an alliterative title, which one is your favorite?

After voting, you may discuss the list here
 
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Jebediah Springfield once said "A noble spirit embiggens the smallest man". We can all say "Amen!" to that.

Yet, as true as it is, this creed wasn't fully embraced by Hollywood where heightism seems to have prevailed for decades and decades, allowing only a few vertically challenged actors to portray heroic characters instead of the usual sidekicks, comic reliefs, or vile antagonists from the sneaky traitors to the villains with 'Napoleon Complex'.

Celebrating the "little big guys" of cinema, which of these heroic characters played by actors under 5'8 is your favorite?

After voting, you may discuss the list here

(only male adult roles, characters over 20, and no member of a group or creatures of naturally small size)
 
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Many cinematic legends and movie-related celebrities have a name ending with "o", which one do you think is the greatest of all?

After the vote, you may discuss the list here
 
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Game of Thrones is certainly the most popular TV series of all-time... and in the 2010's, that's saying a lot.

Whether for its medieval setting, its thrilling concept, its heavy consistance on sex, sweat, blood and adrenalin and some photogenic bad-ass and sexy characters, it became an instant favorite with its share of enthusiastic fans, hardcore non-fans and a few indifferent non-watchers.

Celebrating the release of the 7th season, here's a simple question: what kind of "GoT" fan or non-fan... or ex-non-fan annoys you the most?

For a GoT talk, Go To this page

(If you've never watched the show, you can apply the questions to another successful TV series that you enjoyed)
 
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No movie's perfect, that's for sure. But even without any flaw in the acting, writing, editing and directing, even when the film is technically good and reach a point of cinematic Oscar-material excellence, there are some flaws that are just too big to ignore, or to forgive.

Speaking for yourself, you can't forgive a film that is...

After the vote, you may discuss the list here
 
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There's something oddly solemn when the title of the film pops up in the screen, and if you could pinpoint that moment, you might get a great picture that could even work as a poster.

Now, here's the first category of title cards, the one that establishes the main character(s), even in a symbolic way. Which of these title stills looks the coolest?

Discuss here
 
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Celebrating the 45th anniversary of Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather, certainly one of the most quotable movies of all-time, here's a list of all the classic quotes that elevated our experiences and enriched our memories from "I believe in America" to "Don Corleone" ... with the exception of the most classic of all, a certain offer one can't refuse.

So, which classic quote from The Godfather is your personal favorite?

Leave the gun, take the cannoli, and discuss the list here
 
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Many science fiction classics (well, some of the "cult" type) are celebrating their 20th anniversary in 2017.

Which of these 1997 sci-fi movies is your personal favorite?

After voting, you may discuss the list here
 
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Which of these movie (or movie-related) celebrities who died in 1982 is your favorite?

After voting, you may discuss the list here
 
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Following the first and second poll celebrating the 45th anniversary of The Godfather, here is a final tribute to the memorable scenes from the movie that didn't involve any killing or act of violence (even an aftermath) or didn't feature any memorable quote, yet they spoke a thousand words gave subtle or colorful little touches that enhanced the film's brilliance.

So, which 'little' moment from The Godfather provides the nicest touch?

After voting, you may discuss the list here
 
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During summer holidays, we all have fun on the beach or in the pool, but when it comes to taking the big plunge, our attitudes and reactions to water tend to differ.

How do you usually get into the water?

After voting, you may discuss the list here
 
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Which one of these '70s guy movies (that gals can enjoy just as well) do you think is the best?

After voting, you may discuss the list here
 
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Which one of these '60s guy movies (that gals can enjoy just as well) do you think is the best?

After voting, you may discuss the list here
 
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Summer heatwaves and holidays are the perfect reminders that Earth isn't called the blue planet for nothing, and so are many water-themed movie posters.

In your opinion, which of these movies with blue-themed posters, best rendered the wetness of our planet?

After voting and before taking a big plunge, discuss the list here
 
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Which of these classic movie posters best defines the 1990s?

After voting, you may discuss the list here
 
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In celebration of Pride Month, which of the five 'LGBThemed' episodes of The Simpsons is your favorite?

After voting, you may discuss the list here
 
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Which of these popular TV series that contain the word 'house' (or a derivate) is your favorite?

After voting, you may discuss the list here
 
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Which of these movies had the most memorable 'regular' use of a hotel as a setting? (no horror or supernatural elements)

After voting, you may discuss the poll here
 
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The following living or (sadly) dead celebrities have many things in common: talent, influential legacies in or beyond their respective fields, and the privilege of still being considered among the greatest if not the greatest of their generation.

Last but not least, all these distinguished persons were born in 1942 and are observing their three-quarter century in 2017.

On this occasion, which of these celebrities born in 1942 would you consider the greatest among the greatest?

After voting, you may discuss the list here
 
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*** MAJOR SPOILERS !!! ***

We all make mistakes, don't we? Indeed, it is a common trope to have a movie character making the one mistake that ultimately causes or accelerates his downfall. In One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest: McMurphy never leaves the institution when he has countless opportunities, in Sunset Blvd., Joe comes back to Norma, in Heat, Neil needs to kill Waingro instead of fleeing, in Scarface, Tony Montana refuses the banker's rates, and precipitates his downfall by making an enemy out of Sosa etc.

But these are not the tragic mistakes this poll is about, those with a 'good' reason to happen, the following list contains ten really bad mistakes, made under circumstances where the character could really think twice before making the choice. These ten moves were so badly thought, so ridiculously doomed to fail or so dangerously stupid that even the fans of the movies have a hard time justifying them.

Now, since nothing is really irrational, the main justification for these mistakes can always be found: ego, hubris, underestimating the enemy's stupidity, or, from a screenwriter's perspective, the fact that there would be no story otherwise. But seriously, which of these ten mistakes do you find the hardest to accept, no matter how good the film is?

You may discuss the list here
 
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Or should I say "We'll always have 'Casablanca'", there were so many beginnings of a beautiful introduction paying tribute to the most quotable movie of all-time.

And to call it 'quotable' is an understatement. Indeed, when it comes to legendary screenplays, the film is certainly among the usual suspects, still holding the record of the most represented movie in the American Film Institute's Top 100 Quotes with six entries and four of featured in the last ten minutes, perhaps the most parodied and "known-before-actually-watching-the-film" moment.

So, celebrating the three-quarter century of the legendary classic, which of these Casablanca quotes is your favorite?

After voting, discuss the list here, Sam.
 
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Which of these 17 movies best captures the atmosphere and the spirit of the 1970's?

Discuss the list, here
 
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Of all the screen legends in all Hollywood, no one could deliver a line like Humphrey Bogart. He was good, very good... the stuff cinematic nostalgia is made of.

Commemorating the 60th anniversary of his death (January 14), which of these classic quotes said by or to "Bogie" is your personal favorite?

You know what to do after the vote, don't you, Steve? You just put the cursor on "here" and click!
 
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The following actors and actresses got their big break from 1967 to the early 70's and contributed to some of the most memorable and defining movies of the New Hollywood era (1967-1980), with at least four of their performances being nominated for an Oscar or a Golden Globe, or both.

Which of these actors do you think is the most representative of the New Hollywood generation?

After voting, you may discuss the list here
 
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Many memorable plot twists happened near the end of the movie or during the final act, to the degree that most of the time, the notion of 'twist' is associated with surprise endings. But that's ignoring that many classic shockers, surprises or plot-derailing revelations happened in the second act.

Which of these middle plot twists from Top 250 movies surprised you the most?

After voting, you may discuss the list here

Middle or Ending, a twist is still a twist... so SPOILERS AHEAD
 
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The 'negative' counterpart to the more famous Deus ex Machina, the expression refers to last-minute intrusions of objects, events, characters, powers or other plot 'contrivances' causing a shocking yet memorable downer ending.

Which of these Diaboli Ex Machina surprised you the most (in a shocking, sad or even pleasant) way?

After voting, you may discuss the list here
 
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In celebration of Mother's Day, here's a poll dedicated to villainous, or not-so-good mama's boys. After all, no matter how bad a man is, he's never bad enough to come to hate his mother... except if she happens to be the cause of his badness.

So, which of these movie villains or antagonists was the most memorable Mama's boy?

After the vote, you may discuss the list here
 
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If there was one thing, one single tangible thing that counted the most in a film and that starts with "St", it would be...

After the vote, you may discuss the list here
 
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Some actors like Arnold Schwarzenneger, Tom Hanks or Sylvester Stallone have a unique 'French' voice, each instantly associated with them. But the vast majority of French voice-actors dub more than two or three American stars, even if they don't sound the same in real-life.

Which of these examples do you find the most surprising?

Votez and Discutez ici
 
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Prior to their acting careers, these famous strong men made good use of their towering height and imposing body by working as bouncers.

Which one (had you met him at that time) would have intimidated you the most?

Check your pre-order and then come in to discuss the list
 
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What's your favorite TV show (with more than 1000 votes) featuring puppetry?

After voting, you may discuss the list here
 
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Let's say the key to business success is in one of these movies, which one would you pick?

After voting, you may discuss the poll here
 
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Whether you saw these films or not, which of these poster parodies do you think is the funniest?

After voting, you may discuss the list here
 
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In a genre where even the good guys are somewhat ambiguous, the villains are likely to be more than just "morally corrupted".

Creepy, eccentric, charismatic, dark or mysterious, these classic film-noir villains were certainly among the main ingredients that gave their movies this taste of cinematic immortality.

Which of these classic film-noir villains is your favorite?

Discuss here

(to stay on the "noir" mood, no color or neo-Noir movies included)
 
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Today is the 77th birthday of A Pal Icon: Al Pacino. On this occasion, I thought of asking which of the classic characters he played is the most iconic... but I guess it would have inevitably turned the poll to a "Corleone vs. Montana" face-off, interesting but predictable.

Now, how about exploring one of the most defining aspect of his cinematic legacy: quotability. Indeed, Al Pacino is probably one of the most quotable actors of his generation with so many sayings, shouts, warnings, shouts, yells and screams again and last but not least, speeches that forever enriched Pop-Culture.

So, even if you're not a fan of the actor, if you could pick just one, which is your favorite from these 35 Al Pacino's memorable quotes? (one that doesn't come from a speech or a monologue except if it's a conclusion that can be considered a classic quote in its own right?)

Keep your choice close, your vote closer and discuss the poll here

PS: 60% of the list still belongs to his two most legendary roles : 12 quotes from Michael Corleone and 9 from Tony Montana
 
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1999 was quite an exhausting existential journey, featuring many stories whose protagonists questioned the meaning of their existence, rebelled against the alienation of modernity, went into drastic changes in their lives or engaged themselves in harrowing, sometimes tragic, sometimes insightful, but always fascinating, existential quests.

Simply said, which 1999 'existential' film fascinated you the most?

After voting, you may discuss the list here

The texts are all excerpts from the reviews of the late Roger Ebert, to whom this poll is dedicated.
 
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Stories are always as good as their villains, they create the conflict, they drive the hero's journey and their eventual demise is integral to the viewer's satisfaction. In other words, they make the story.

And these are the ones who made the earliest stories, if not the first, technically speaking, they made the first real impact on viewers, and forged the archetype that prevailed for years and years, in their respective genres.

So, which of these 'seminal' villains would you say was the most influential?

Discuss the list here

(discounting from the list, the "train" arriving at La Ciotat or the boy stepping on the hose in the "Sprinkled Sprinkler", as these shorts weren't meant as movies in our usual terms of references)
 
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Which of these imperative quotes is the most iconic?

It's not an order but discuss the list here after voting.
 
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Which of these live-action human villains only known by their first names is your favorite?

After voting, Discuss the list here

*no nicknames (Jack the Ripper), no titles (Mr. Joshua) and no characters from distant worlds, universes or times where it is more common to be identified through one name (Gollum)
 
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Which of these famous danger-themed movie posters do you feel is the most menacing?

Discuss the list here
 
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Max von Sydow is perhaps the only actor to have embodied four major Christian religious figures: from Jesus to Satan, from a man questioning the former to another fighting the latter.

Celebrating Easter Monday, which of these Christianism-themed performances was his most memorable?

After voting, you may discuss here... and Happy Easter!
 
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Anticipating the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which of these memorable 'last ones' would be your first pick?

Pick your pic, vote and last but not least, discuss the list
 
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No, this poll is not about Oscar nominated performances as Jesus (I don't recall any anyway) but Oscar-nominees (and some winners) whose initials happen to be JC, the most represented among all Oscar nominees, with 15 performers.

So, which of these 15 actors and actresses with J.C. initials is your favorite?

Discuss the list here

Best Performance in a Leading Role
Best Performance in a Supporting Role
Wins in bold letters
 
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Lisa Simpson is perhaps the most polarizing and culturally significant Simpson member... on the 'serious' side, how would you personally describe her?

Discuss the list here
 
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In Cinema, there's more in walking than going from a point A to a point B, it's less about the destination of the characters, than the mindset or the state of mind that inhabits them during that short, long or recurring walk. And what better than a song to convey the emotional resonance of their feelings, whether it's sung by them or played in the background.

From young and cocky Tony Manero swaggering down the street under the Bee Gees' tempo to Dorothy and her friends off to see the wizard or Will Kane wandering the deserted streets of Hadleyville, hoping not to be forsaken... it seems like there's no great walking scene without a song to define it.

So, which of these walking and singing or walking WHILE singing movie moments is your favorite?

Discuss here

Only one song per movie... and only songs, no marches or wordless scores, which means, no "Colonel Bogey March" or "Surf Rider".
 
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"Gwarsh!"... Can you believe that the most iconic animated anthropomorphic dog (or was he a 'doggy' man?) is turning 85?

On this occasion and in homage to the man behind the iconic laugh and holler, voice legend Pinto Colvig who passed away 50 years ago, which of these four memorable incarnations of Goofy is your personal favorite?

After voting, you may discuss here
 
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All these movies celebrate their 30th anniversary this year, which one would you say is the most quotable?

Discuss the list here
 
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In memory of Chuck Berry, the Father of Rock and Roll, which of the two most iconic scenes featuring his music is your favorite?

Discuss the list here
 
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Just for fun, here's a revisionist take on the Oscar win for Best Supporting Actor in 2009.

Over the last decades, there have been 'undeniable' performances that swept off awards in major film festivals and competitions (Oscars, Bafta, Globes, SAG etc.). One of them was the portrayal of The Joker by the late Heath Ledger, a performance that posthumously earned him the Circuit Community Award of Best Supporting Actor of the Decade and that is still regarded as one of the greatest and most iconic roles of the last decades.

So, any other actor who was nominated that year knew pretty well he didn't need to prepare a speech, it was Ledger's year. But let's not forget that these four other performers. In your opinion, who do you think should have won, if not Ledger? In other words: which performance was second-best after Ledger's or was actually your favorite from the start?

Discuss the list here
 
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In 2012, Variety magazine published the list of the Top 11 greatest movie scores (it was originally supposed to be a Top 10) from the poll's answers of 40 working composers, giving their three all-time favorite scores.

Which of these 11 scores, as voted by professional movie composers and ranked in order, is your personal favorite?

Discuss the list here
 
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This is probably one of the few privileges (I believe) people born from the mid-70's to the early 90's got: the Golden Age of TV animation, which we owe for a significant part to Japan, and more specifically the ambitious World Masterpiece Theater anthology, a proof, if ever needed, that Japanese animation wasn't just about sport-themed cartoons or interstellar robotic battles.

This ambitious and epic three-decade project from Nippon Animation consisted on adapting every year popular and classic literature children's books from all over the world, which resulted in unforgettable quality anime such as "Heidi", "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" or the tear-jerker "Princess Sarah". Many of these stories have been made into movies but movies could never do justice to their richness and density.

Now, which of these animated series would you be the most interested to discover or to watch again?

or

If you think you're too old for cartoons (is anyone?) then which one would you rather show to your kids or younger relatives?

Discuss the list here

For more information about the World Masterpiece Theater click here, and if I may give a personal opinion, these series were really good, you'd be right to think that watching a cartoon can't replace the experience of reading a book, but have we ever said that about Walt Disney animated features?
 
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"Hello, darkness, my old friend...", "And here's to you, Mrs. Robinson...", "Look for the bare necessities..." "Springtime for Hitler and Germany..."... so many classic songs have enriched Cinema's heritage and whether for laughs, tears or other heart-pumping effects, they resonated in our cinematic memories across this half of a century.

Which of these classic "sounds of 1967" is your favorite?

Discuss the list here
 
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Wait a minute, you ain't heard nothing yet... you think some quotes are memorable because they perfectly captured the spirit of a scene or a movie, well, you're right. But if you think this is a credit to the writers, you couldn't be more wrong.

Actually, the credit goes to the editors who knew exactly where to cut, or when to put a soundtrack loud enough to cover the rest of the sentence.

Now, exclusively, here are the classic movie quotes as you should have heard them if it wasn't for the editors' foresight, regardless of the ridiculous impact they would have on the film had they been kept, which one do you find the most interesting in a funny or not-so-implausible way?

Discuss the list here
 
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In The Shawshank Redemption, Andy Dufresne had three classic sex-symbols' posters in his cell.

If you could hang one in your room, which one would you pick?

Discuss the list here
 
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Released 50 years ago, these four Best Picture nominees were instantly recognized among movie lovers as the most groundbreaking movies of 1967... and today, of American cinema's history.

Which 1967 movie do you believe is the most groundbreaking?

Discuss the list here
 
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In celebration of Women's Day, which of these Oscar-nominated mother-and-daughter duos is your favorite (role and performance-wise)?

Discuss here
 
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All these classic movies from the American Film Institute's Top 100 celebrate a milestone anniversary in 2017.

Which of the following AFI's classics would you say was the most influential?

Discuss the list here
 
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These performers and artists have one thing in common: they have been Oscar-nominated in every single decade ever since the 70's.

Which one had the most glorious contribution to the motion pictures arts and industry?

Discuss the list here
 
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As of March 1, 2017, all these artists and performers won two Oscars in the same category and for two different movies in the last 10 years?

In your opinion, which pair of wins constitutes the best contribution to the motion pictures arts and industry?

Discuss the list here
 
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Ever since Meryl Streep's first Oscar nomination, 66 actresses have been one of her four co-nominees in the same category, spanning an age gap of 81 years (five generations) from Katharine Hepburn to Emma Stone.

Which of the 13 actresses who were Meryl Streep's co-nominees more than once is your favorite?

Discuss the list here
 
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Which of the last 35 movies that won the César (French Oscar) for Best Foreign Film is your favorite?

Discuss the list here
 
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This is a melancholy time for us, poll board users, as I'm sure it is for every IMDb member. We're saying goodbye to the message boards and as sad as it is, maybe time has come to move forward and embrace the future with enthusiasm and optimism... but not after a last "polly" farewell to the Message Boards.

If you could say goodbye to the message boards and all the good people you've spent your regular time with by stealing a line from movies of TV, which one would you use (even loosely). In other words:

Which of these farewell lines (nothing negative or death-related) would you use to say goodbye to the message boards?

Discuss the list here and... well, so long!
 
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Following the two Simpsons' Kissing Edition polls (Family and Springfield), here are the two pairs of kisses that lead each poll, all four collecting more than 40% of the votes.

Which of these four Simpsons' kisses would you say is the most memorable?

Release the hounds and discuss the list here...
 
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The Simpsons is the longest running American animated show, and American sitcom of all time, and during its three decades of existence, it provided some of the funniest, most touching and even most controversial moments of TV history, many of them involving two characters kissing.

Whether to express love, passion, romance, sexual attraction, affection or some other feelings, theres no doubt that these kisses contributed to the show's legacy, at their own level.

Celebrating love and Valentine's Day, which of these kisses, involving at least one of the five members of the Simpson family, would you say is the most memorable?

Don't have a cow and discuss the list here...

Here's a link to Part II
 
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The Simpsons is the longest running American animated show, and American sitcom of all time, and during its three decades of existence, it provided some of the funniest, most touching and even most controversial moments of TV history, many of them involving two characters kissing.

Whether to express love, passion, romance, sexual attraction, affection or some other feelings, theres no doubt that these kisses contributed to the show's legacy, at their own level.

Celebrating love and Valentine's Day, which of these kisses, involving at least one of the peripheral characters of the show, would you say is the most memorable?

Discuss the list here, and eat my shorts...

Here's a link to Part I
 
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"He has no genitalia and he's holding a sword"

These are the words formulated by Dustin Hoffman when he was close enough to give a detailed description of the most coveted award of Cinema's history, a tad less passionate than Barbra Streisand's "Hello, gorgeous".

As for the rest of us, although familiar with the look of the golden statuette, we never got close enough to check if Hoffman or Streisand's reactions were deserved. Or were we?

Indeed, it is worth asking the question, how close to an Oscar have you ever been?

(and we mean, physically!)

Discuss the list here
 
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The closing of IMDb message boards marks the end of an era, and as a member of the board poll since the 'daily' days, quotes-related poll have been my main source of creation. My first poll ever picked being (quite fittingly): Top single-word movie quotes.

It was in 2009, but then came the new poll format in 2013 and during these three years and half, I submitted polls titled Top number-word Movie Quotes with the numbers going from 1 to 10. I collected the top three quotes from each list and ranked them in order of vote proprotions (so don't be surprised if the sum isn't 100%). So, after this humble preambule, the question is:

Which of the Top 30 most popular short movie quotes (10 words or less), according to IMDb users, is the most iconic?

Discuss the list here

Ready to vote?
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As far as stinkers go, 1997 was a year of 'titanic' proportions. Some of the following movies can be labeled as guilty pleasures but let's say they didn't stand the test of time the way their makers expected.

Celebrating their 20th anniversary, which of these 20 movies from 1997 would you say was the worst?

Hold your nose, vote and discuss the list here
 
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IMDb Poll Board members picked their favorite movies from their respective birth years.

Which one is your favorite?

Discuss the list here
 
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These Best Picture winners have one thing in common, their triumph lasted only one night, and it was a matter of time before their reputation would be forever soiled by the word "overrated", to the point that even Internet articles or Oscar-related lists would refer to them as "shocking wins".

Ineed, it seems like these movies would never be judged or criticized on the basis of their own qualities or weaknesses, but simply on the fact that they beat the "most popular" movie of their respective years. And the more popular the loser was, the more hated the winner became.

Now, it's time to give them the tribute they deserve, after all, enough is enough, they're not responsible for the movies they competed with, nor for the fact that they got the awards. So, which of these post-70's Best Picture winners most deserves a break, whether because it's a good movie/ great movie/ better than the "popular" one or simply deserved to win that Oscar?

Discuss the list here

To be eligible, the Best Pictures shouldn't be on IMDb Top 250 unlike the popular movies they beat.
 
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His name is Donald J. Trump. He's the President of the United States. And wherever your political views stand, you'd certainly agree that he's one of the most divisive celebrities and political figures of recent history.

Many entertainers were quite vocal about their disdain or fear toward the US President. Other voices stated that they should stick to entertainment. But given how much of an instant "cultural icon" Trump has become, how about using entertainment as a way to measure our very perception of the political figure, the media phenomenon or the man in general.

Which of these movie/TV characters most resembles Donald Trump in your opinion?

Discuss the list here
 
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Which of these legendary (and deceased) former "Potus" would you say is the most iconic?

Discuss the list
 
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In 2009, entertainment and pop culture website The A.V. Club listed the 40 best TV episodes of the 2000's. The following list compiles the 32 episodes with an IMDb rating higher than 8.0, all ranked in order of ratings.

Which of these TV episodes (not necessarily from your favorite TV series) would you vote as the best TV episode of the last decade?

Discuss here
 
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In 2003, three villains from Disney animated features made it in the American Film Institute's Top 50.

Which of these three AFI's Disney villains scared you the most?

Discuss the list here
 
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Which of these little old ladies from movies made you laugh out the loudest?

Discuss here
 
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Which of the classic recurring Tom and Jerry's title cards is your personal favorite?

Discuss the list here
 
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Words are useless when you have visual power: infinite interpretations and strong emotions can be contained in one single image, one that speaks a thousand words.

Speaking of "speaking", these are 35 cinematic still frames, all making eloquent statements and eliciting strong emotional reactions. Which image evokes the strongest response for you?

Discuss the list here
 
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Following the first statistically-loaded poll, (well what did you expect from the Oscar Survey Collecting Actors' Random Stats?) here's something more relaxing.

Now, this is a different question. I invite you to a little time travel, spanning eight decades and twice as many in generations, there is less abundance of words and numbers because this poll is simply about the major first and last performances from the many generations of actors who graced the silver screen.

Which of these performances, are you the most curious about? or do you most look forward to discover? (interestingly, 75% of these are female performances)

Discuss here

Coming up next, Part III.
 
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Well, all good things come to an end. So, we come to the final part of the Oscar Survey Collecting Actors' Random Stats and probably the juiciest one: the line-ups.

What makes the line-ups so interesting is that there's no real pattern, except for the category and the gender, but apart from that, any actor from any age, can be nominated and win. But after 88 years, some line-ups stand out and become more memorable. Some patterns even appear and can help for a few predictions.

But overall, the premise is also to rediscover the great actors and actresses who walked on the red carpet, dreamt in gold, and got a few statuettes back home over the course of their careers.

But each poll needs a question, and the question is: which of these line-ups do you find the coolest or most interesting?

Discuss here
 
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Which of IMDb's 20 highest rated 1970's movies with a one-word title, is your favorite?

Also vote for your favorite of the: 1960's

Discuss here
 
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A few movies had foreseen the appeal of reality-themed shows long or shortly before they would become one of the most defining aspect of 2000's culture.

Either for having made realities out of shows or shows out of realities, or by depicting and sometimes denouncing, the dangerous attraction and effect on people, on an individual or collective level, these movies have all been deemed prophetic and/or sociologically significant.

Given that the expression 'reality show' is to be taken in a very loose way, which of these 'Reality Shows' movies from the last century, was the most prophetic?

Discuss the list here
 
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According to Wikipedia, nine actors, over the last century, were attributed the stage or nickname of "Latin Lover", referring to "a passionate and attractive male of Latin or Romance European origin".

Which of these mucho romantico hombres really sets your soul of fire and you can feel it burning, burning, burning... well, which one best defines your idea of "Latin Lover"?

Discuss the list here
 
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From the American Film Institute's Top 50 Heroes & Villains, four characters were actually eight: three heroic and one villainous duo made the list.

Which one of them is your personal favorite?

Discuss the list here
 
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While it is hard to imagine a Best Picture winner without at least two other Oscar wins, it was a pretty common situation in the early years... and then in 2016, Spotlight proved that it was still possible after all, inspiring this poll in the process.

Which of the Best Picture winners that won no more than 2 Oscars is your favorite?

Discuss the list here
 
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All these titles have one thing in common, they are actually Latin nouns, names, adjectives or derivates from Latin verbs (with the exception of definite article 'the' that you might not consider and non included swords-and-sandals films like Gladiator, Spartacus or Quo Vadis, as they are more likely to have a Latin title)

Which of these Latin-titled movies is your favorite?

Discuss the list here, carpe diem and... Ars, Gratia, Artis!
 
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Pompous Foreword: New Year's Eve is one of these times of the year that we can hardly forget. Indeed, we all do something special on any December 31, and even if it's not that special, we'll remember it as one of these "not-so-special" New Year's Eves.

So, this question might strike as a rather random one but here we go: which of the last thirty-five "December 31" was the most special to you, in the sense that it brings you the fondest memories?

Discuss the list here, and Happy New Year!

PS: the celebrated New Year is the one marked in purple
 
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To date, the 1970's is the only cinematic decade where each Best Picture Oscar-winning film was also nominated for Best Actor.

Which Oscar-nominated performance by an actor in a leading role from a 70's Best Picture is your personal favorite?

Discuss the list here
 
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They might be villains from Christmas movies or villains operating during Christmas time, one thing for sure, we need these bad guys to indirectly appreciate the joy and the good spirit of the holidays.

Which of these cinematic Christmas villains (no TV specials) is your favorite?

Discuss the list here, and merry Xmas!
 
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Which of these iconic three-word TV catchphrases have you ever used in real life? (or the most)

Discuss list here
 
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From this list of memorable movie questions followed by no-less memorable answers (that can be another question... followed by another answer), which one do you think is the most memorable?

(the question and answer can be delivered by the same character in one single quote)

The exchange shouldn't exceed four sentences, otherwise we're not talking about quotes but about dialogue, so sorry for the Pulp Fiction fans but the iconic "What" sequence between Jules and Brett is ineligible for this poll.

Want to discuss it?
-It's here my friend."
 
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It is hard to believe that any of these scores were snubbed of an Oscar nomination, some were even the best parts of the film.

So, which of these Oscar snubs surprises you the most?

Discuss the list here

(one score per composer)
 
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Tarantino dedicated his first script, of movie Reservoir Dogs, to his "role models", personal heroes who had a major influence in his art and style (and it's a pretty eclectic and interesting list)

So, which of Qt's "role models" (listed in the order of their appearance in the list) is your favorite? (or would you be the most eager to discover)

Discuss the list here
 
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Both Ryans were nominated for the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Comedy or Musical.

Which one would you love to see winning the Globe?

Discuss here
 
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Which of the two classic Looney Tunes' catchphrases, is your favorite?

That's all, now, discuss the list here, doc!
 
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"Sometimes I feel I'm gonna break down and cry (so lonely)...Nowhere to go, nothing to do with my time... I get lonely, so lonely, living on my own...

(Freddie Mercury)


Whether to express devouring loneliness, lucid desperation, tempestuous revolt or quiet resignation, there comes a time when a movie character can't take it anymore and must let all the repressed feelings come out, once and for all.

Indeed, not all the lines, quotes and monologues from movies are supposed to be inspirational, there's a time for the top, a time for the flop, a time for cheers and a time for tears... a time for pride and a time for... well, all the opposite.

Here's a list of more-or-less famous self-deprecating lines or admissions of failures from movies, which one of them strikes the most sensitive chord?

Discuss the list here, and cheer up, this is only a poll...
 
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Not quite... officially, these movies are rarely referred to as Christmas movies...

BUT the holidays were so prevalent in the narrative, or at least the central pieces, that it's hard to deny that there was something a little bit Christmassy about them, even in a weird, bizarre or modern way (and no, we're not talking about Die Hard or Gremlins which are classic and legitimate Xmas films... and even an anti-Christmas film is still a Christmas film, theme-wise)

So, which of these unsuspected Xmas movies would you pick, to watch during this Xmas eve?

Discuss here
 
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From IMDb's News:
"Actors and other public figures are responding with outrage at recently surfaced news that Ultimo tango a Parigi director Bernardo Bertolucci, in a three year old video that only came to light this week, confirmed what co-star Maria Schneider has long said about the film’s most controversial moment: the brutal rape scene was shot without her full consent."

Here's full article

Although the film has been celebrated by critics, most notably Pauline Kael who compared the theatrical release to Staviski's "Rite of Springs" event, it has always polarized audiences because of the famous or rather infamous 'butter' scene.

In the light of these "new" revelations, what is your personal reaction?

[link=]Discuss here[/link]
 
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"It ain't about how hard you hit. It's about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. How much you can take and keep moving forward. That's how winning is done!"

And you better believe him, 'cause if there's one thing Rocky Balboa knows a little about, it's winning. But never the easy way and I guess that's the reason Rocky is the most enduring and endearing character of Cinema's history, as we celebrate this year, his extraordinary come-back, and Stallone's most acclaimed performance since the first Rocky.

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the first film's release, and apart from his 'signature' 'how winning is done' statement, which of these 10 quotes, from Rocky Balboa, is the most motivational in your opinion? Which one do you most positively respond to or can turn into your personal motto?

Discuss here

PS: Being a fan doesn't really matter, Balboa is such a positive character that these quotes exceed the limits of the movies, even those of lesser quality. Speaking of this, I don't think Sylvester Stallone really had ups and downs, he only followed his own advice: "If you don't have a mountain, build one and then climb it. And after you climb it, build another one; otherwise you start to flatline in your life."
 
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If you could only watch one category of movies for the rest of your life, which one would you choose?

Indi...cate your vote and in-di..scuss here
 
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Here are the oldest living actors to win an Oscar in each category, which one is your favorite?
 
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No need to introduce them, these are the four most popular, iconic and defining actors of the "New Hollywood" period, and even today, they're still regarded as the greatest actors of their generation.

But this is not a poll to discuss which one is the most talented, or beloved or had the best set of iconic roles, this poll is about an interesting achievement these four actors did, which was to redefine the perception of the leading man in movies.

They were not totally unattractive, but they were no Brando, Newman or even Beatty, it's the intensity of their game, the emotional resonance of their characters and their "interesting" features that forged the appeal; in other words, they had "faces".

Now, to put it simply, which of Al "not-personal" Pacino, Robert "talkin-to-me" De Niro, Dustin "walking-here" Hoffman and Jack "between-your-knees" Nicholson was the most gorgeous or at least, physically attractive, in his prime?

Pick the pic that best defines the peak of handsomeness the one you like most reached.


Discuss the list here

Each of Al, Bobby, Dustin and Jack are equally represented in black-and-white pictures, stills from the Annual Academy Awards Ceremony where they won the Oscar, pictures with facial hair and pictures from their breakthrough roles.
 
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Walt Disney, a name destined for greatness, beloved by millions and millions of children and adults, of all generations and all over the world.

Honoring "Uncle Walt" on the 50th anniversary of his death (December 15), which aspect of his legacy is your favorite?

Discuss here
 
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From the American Film Institute's Top 50 Heroes & Villains, only five characters were from sequels: two heroic and three villainous icons.

Which one of them is your personal favorite?

Discuss here
 
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Dear movie lover, how close did you ever get to the movie world (professional, of course)?

Discuss here

If many of these options work for you, vote for the one you consider the most significant.
 
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Some of the most memorable movies' lines, the ones that get stuck in your head after the first watching are generally the ones that were constantly repeated, because the more you repeat a sentence and so forth.

Now, which of these memorable movies' lines repeated several times during the film (more than two scenes), is the most memorable?

Discuss here
 
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The more you repeat a sentence, even a banal one, the more memorable it gets, and you know what, the more you repeat a sentence, even a banal one, the more memorable it gets. That's how memory works, and it doesn't come as a surprise that some of the most memorable movies' lines, you know, the ones that get stuck in your head after the first watching are generally the ones that were constantly repeated, because the more you repeat a sentence and so forth.

Now, which of these memorable movies' lines repeated several times in one scene, is the most memorable?

Discuss here
 
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As a symbolic homage to the passing of artist and poet Leonard Cohen, here's a tribute to all these great Leonards, real of fictional, who enchanted the screens.

So, which of these performers or screen-characters named Leonard* is your personal favorite?

Discuss the list here

*Leonard, not Leonardo
 
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Celebrating Movember (again), here's a little tribute to recent (post-70's) comedic or funny movie characters who (like Chaplin, Hary, Clouseau or Groucho in the good ol' days) wouldn't have been the same without their mustache.

So... which of these mustached guys made you laugh the most?

Discuss the list here... and keep growing the tash!

(only one role per actor)
 
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Mark Cousin's The Story of Film: An Odyssey is a 900-minute documentary series that all movie lovers should see, especially those who expect Chaplin, Hitchcock, Kurosawa or Scorsese to lead the show.

Indeed, the rides this documentary of epic proportions takes you to, is full of surprises and each of the 15 one-hour parts start with the same close-ups that set the documentary's tone of unpredictability.

These six celebrities (three men and three women) cover such a wide range of cinematic tastes that I thought it would be interesting to confront their popularity through a poll, so here it is, have a look at the list and please vote for your favorite artist?

Discuss here

If you're not familiar with any of them, vote for the one you're most looking forward to discovering his or her work.
 
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Inspired by yrnej

Which of these famous mixed couples is your favorite?

Discuss here
 
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that a record 27 animated features have been submitted for consideration for the animated feature film Oscar.

Which one do you think most deserves to be nominated and ultimately win the Oscar?

Discuss the list here

(the potential nominees are ranked in alphabetical order from Angry Birds to Zootopia)
 
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In your opinion, which of these widely popular and universally acclaimed Sci-fi authors, had the most profund influence on science-fiction as both a literary and movie genre?

Discuss the list here
 
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Which of these four (former, current or future) US First Ladies is the most beautiful?

Discuss here
 
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Out of the American Film Institute's 100 Greatest Movie Quotes, 40% are from 11 years and these same years represent more than 25% of the nominations.

On the basis of all the quotes that were nominated, made the final list or not (and even some quotable non-nominated movies of the same year that would come to your mind) which cinematic year would personally qualify as the most quotable?

Discuss the list here

(IN CAPITAL LETTERS, THE QUOTES THAT MADE IT IN THE TOP 100)
 
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When it comes to quotable The Simpsons episodes, I'm partial to the unforgettable "Citizen Kang" from The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror VII (#8.1).

This 'Halloween' segment, a clever satire on the Bill Clinton vs. Bob Dole's electoral campaign has celebrated its 20th anniversary of its release on October, 27, in the midst of the new electoral duel between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump and features perhaps the highest ratio of memorable quotes from any 'Treehouse' segment.

Now, since the main theme of the segment is 'voting', which of these ten memorable quotes would you vote for, as your personal favorite?

Throw your vote away, and twirl, twirl, twirl towards the Poll Discussion Board
 
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Which of these classic "terrified" shots is your favorite?

Don't be scared, cast your vote and discuss the list here
 
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When the wind whistles through the leaves the name 'Hal', which fictional/real-life man (or AI) comes to your mind?

Discuss the list here
 
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This is a list of memorable quotes from classic horror films.

The question is not which one is your favorite, but which of these classic horror quotes best defines the genre, if there had to be one, which one would you pick?

Don't be scared, cast your vote and discuss here...
 
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Following the first 'Oscar rivalry', which pair of Oscar nominated rivalries (instances where two actors playing people of conflicting relationships are nominated), not included in the first list, is your favorite?

Discuss here

Best Supporting Role
Best Leading Role
(WINS in capital letters)
 
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Four Top 250 suave, smooth-talking but no-less ruthless villains, whose initials are HaL like in HaLloween (or Love to Hate), which one is your favorite?

Discuss here
 
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These four classics are often regarded as the greatest Sci-fi movies ever made.

In your opinion, which one most deserves that title, even if it's not necessarily your favorite?

Discuss the list here and keep watching the skies!
 
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Over the course of the year, many highly-anticipated movies bombed really hard or failed to meet the box-office expectations, making them a flop on the scale of their initial budget and predicted success.

In your opinion, which of these 2016 Box Office Flops, retrospectively, was the most predictable?

Discuss the list here
 
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***BEWARE - NIGHTMARE-INDUCING POLL***

Which of these twelve monkeys is the creepiest?

Vote here...and Happy Halloween!
 
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Which of the four only Horror Best Picture nominees (or horrific enough to be considered as 'horror' films) is your favorite?

Discuss here
 
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Which of these memorable movies dealing with the blue-collar, working people, their lives and their struggles, is your favorite?

Discuss here
 
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1981 was the year with the smallest number of movies nominated for acting, with only nine.
 
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Celebrating IMDb's 26th anniversary, here are movies occupying the 26th spot from movie-themed lists. Which is your favorite?*

Discuss here

... and Happy Anniversary! makes 26 words!
 
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The title refers to the act of carrying your beloved one (bridal carry) or a dead or an injured person (imitating the iconic 'Pieta' posture), in both cases, it's the same position, one person carrying another one with the legs under his/her arm and the other arm supporting the back.

This position inspired many classic movie moments so which one is your personal favorite?

Discuss here
 
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Maybe it's because they usually played sweet, touching and endearing women, maybe it's their adorable smile, looks, or their on and off screen demeanor, but there's something that all these actresses have and that exudes kindness or joviality, moral strength or emotional vulnerability without it being a weakness, whatever it took to make it impossible to dislike them.

So, which of these legendary or contemporary actresses, is or was (but still is) the most likable?

Discuss here

To satisfy your curiosity, here are the results for the Actors' equivalent poll.
 
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Which of these memorable movie protagonists do you think is the best with a vest?

Discuss here
 
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Celebrating the centennial of Cinema, the American Film Institute came up with a series of lists honoring a different aspect of excellence in American Cinema (screen-characters, quotes, thrillers, songs etc.).

Here are the toppers to all the lists whose number of entries exceeded 10, the purpose of this poll is to see which one IMDb users come the closest to unanimously agree it is the greatest of all time, so which AFI topper most deserved its #1 status?

Discuss the AFI-lists-related list here
 
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It doesn't take a scientist's mind to understand all the positive values of smiling: just watching someone smiling can immediately draw us to that person. Smiling relieves us from stress and negative thoughts, allowing us to embrace life in a more detached, fun, cheerful or optimistic way.

And this is why, for all its stress-relieving, attractive and communicative effect, a smile can also work as the perfect conclusion to a movie, drama or comedy, lasting for a few seconds but promised to an eternal memory. And many films owe a great part of their popularity to a final smile that beautifully wrapped them up, captured their spirit and provided the perfect conclusion.

Whether joyful, teary, enigmatic or even creepy, which of these classic final smiles from live-action movies was the most emotionally rewarding conclusion?

Discuss here
 
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Which of these famous musical themes from movies or TV series best defines the Western genre, in your opinion?

[link=]Discuss the list here, pilgrim[/link]
 
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Which fictional character or movie/TV-related celebrity first comes to your mind when you hear the name Roger
 
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How is your favorite TV series structured?

Discuss here

Of course, non-animated TV series with stand-alone episodes are not 'frozen in time' and have strong elements of continuity, and continous storylines evolve in an episodic manner, but we're speaking of the show's main structure.
 
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The 1990's was a bloody good decade for British movies! In that regard, here's the list of 100% British productions that were either:

- listed in the British Film Institute's Top 100 (BFI)
- nominated for Best Picture (BP)
- listed in IMDb Top 250


Which one is your favorite?

Cast your vote and discuss the list here, gov'nor
 
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Which of these movies that takes place in just one night is your favorite?

Discuss here

Some of then are set within one day but most of the action takes place during the night.
 
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Pink the one you pink is your favorite
 
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Celebrating the 26th anniversary of IMDb, here's the list of the 23 actors and actresses who've been nominated for an Oscar at the age of 26.

(the indicated year corresponds to the nomination, which means the year following the film's release)

Which performance would you consider the best?

Discuss here

(Interestingly, the year with the most Oscar-nominations at the age of 26 was 2006)
 
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During one of Siskel and Ebert's early Sneak Previews, the two critics asked each other that question: If you owned a movie theater, what would you call it?. Siskel liked the word "Paradise", Ebert went for "The MacGuffin".

Asked the same question, each IMDb Poll Board user suggested a potential name, either with an personal connection, a sentimental movie-related value or just because it sounded too good not to be picked.

Now, which of these movie theatres, if they really existed, would you be the most interested to go to?

Discuss here
 
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Whether fictional or based-on-true-stories dramas or biopics, whether theatrically released movies, documentaries or TV productions, 1996 was quite a year for trial/legal films.

So, from these 12 justice-related films (as in 12 Jurors), ranked in order of IMDb ratings, which one do you plead guilty of liking the most?

Give your final verdict, then discuss here
 
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Celebrating the 45th anniversary of the Dirty Harry series, which of these catchphrases delivered by the iconic Detective Harry Callahan is your favorite?

Go ahead. Discuss the poll here.
 
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Which of these movie directors with an alliterative name is your favorite?

Discuss here
 
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A universal story inspired by Akira Kurosawa, a legendary testoterone-laden cast, a triumphant score, all made John Sturges' The Magnificent Seven the last 'hurrah' of the classic Western whose bittersweet ending even paved the way to the modern, revisionist versions of Leone and Peckinpah.

But there's one aspect that is seldom mentioned when it comes to the movie: the humor coming from its underrated screenplay. Indeed, the script was minimalist but with no wasted line, and the subtle, wisecracking, almost sarcastic humor that fueled the exchanges, added to the enjoyment.

So, celebrating the release of The Magnificent Seven, which of these priceless 16 (like in the year of the remake) exchanges from the movie is your favorite?

Discuss here
 
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The question says it all.

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"The proper office of a friend is to side with you when you are in the wrong. Nearly anybody will side with you when you are in the right."

This comes from the legendary Mark Twain and I think his vision of friendship comes the closest to one everyone would fully agree with... and that most movies seem to have proved right or relevant.

It would be impossible to list all the movies that deal with friendship but there are enough in IMDb Top 250 to cover a wide range of selection of memorable friendships (excluding mentoring, father-and-son or any relationship based on protection or a specific learning and/or teaching)

So, which of these enduring (and endearing) friendships from a Top 250 movie (or series) best defines your personal idea of 'friendship'?

(and does it really have to be from your favorite movie?)

Discuss friendly the list here
 
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If the Elite Oscar Club counts only six members, there are twice as many performers who joined the similar team in the Golden Globes' category.

So, from the twelve actors and actresses who scored at least two Golden Globes' nominations for playing the same character in different movies, which one is your personal favorite?

Discuss the list here

GOLDEN GLOBES' WINS IN CAPITAL LETTERS

(Some interesting trivia: Bing Crosby is the only 'Elite Oscar' member not to be part of the 'Golden Globes' counterpart, Al Pacino and Peter Sellers are the only actors to date to have scored three nominations for playing the same movie character and Peter O'Toole is the only one to have won Golden Globes for the two performances although he didn't win any Oscar)
 
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Imagine you're walking on the street and suddenly, you come face to face with your personal favorite star of all-time, your idol.

Well, chances are that you'll freeze with a stunned, shocked, surprised or maybe terrified expression. Now, since you know yourself better than anyone, here's a list of facial expressions, which one comes the closest to the face you'd make if such a thing happened, if you met your idol?

Discuss the list here