Poll: Director Trademarks
A poll by pere-25366
Results of 1,577 votes:
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Rear Window (1954)
Helena Bonham Carter
Corpse Bride (2005)
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Mulholland Drive (2001)
Robert De Niro
Baby Driver (2017)
Fight Club (1999)
Annie Hall (1977)
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
Seven Samurai (1954)
Keanu Reeves as Thomas
Tokyo Story (1953)
The Sixth Sense (1999)
12 Angry Men (1957)
Max von Sydow
The Seventh Seal (1957)
Star Trek (2009)
Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)
Jimmy the Crow
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
A Woman Under the Influence (1974)
Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
Best Moment When the Hero and Villain Finally Meet
These are the moments that movie audiences wait in sheer anticipation for: the climactic, and inaugural, meet and greet between its hero and villain, the forces of good and evil. The moment when the hero and villain FINALLY meet! If they encountered each other but the villain was disguised, it won't be counted. Which of these moments was the most memorable to you? After voting, you may discuss the poll here.
Preferred Mode of Transport (Air)
It's your lucky day and you can have a spin through the air in any one of these devices. Some will give you comfort and speed or guarantee a safe arrival, others require you to believe in miracles. Which way of travelling above the ground appeals to you the most? List compiled with a lot of help from others, especially ur0127678 You can discuss the list here: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/thread/224245853
Most Iconic Use of Colors in Movies
In movies, colors have been used to draw out emotional reactions, draw focus to significant details/objects, set the tone of the movie, represent character traits and show changes or arcs in the story. So, which movie has the most iconic use of colors? Discuss here
The Unreliable Narrators
These are the protagonists who lied or twisted the facts of their story when recounting it to us. They were untrustworthy and their personal bias changed how we saw their events unfold on the big screen - And we thought we could trust them ... Which of these movie narrators who lied to us throughout the film most surprised you? After voting, you may discuss the poll here.
Iconic Movie Catchphrases
We may not remember the entire movie, but we definitely remember the line and that's because they transcended the scripts they were from and became a part of us forever. This will NOT include superhero catchphrases, as that has been done here. Which iconic movie catchphrase do you think is most MEMORABLE? After voting, you may discuss the poll here.
Iconic Shots in Movies
These are some of the most famous and iconic movie shots of all-time. Which of these iconic shots is your personal favourite? Discuss here.
Movie MacGuffin Plot Devices
First off. "What is a movie MacGuffin?" you might ask. A movie MacGuffin is a plot device in the form of an object, goal or other motivator the protagonist pursues. The specific nature of a MacGuffin is typically unimportant to the overall plot. The most common type of MacGuffin is an object, place, or person. Now you know what a movie MacGuffin is. Which of these famous movie Mcguffins is your favourite? Discuss here
Manliest Movie Characters
There's a new men's fragrance commercial and it's your task to choose one of the many ultra-manly movie characters to star in it: these guys exude the traits society has deemed as archetypal 'macho man' - they're brave, courageous, tough and muscular! NO superheroes with this one; sorry Bruces. Which of these manliest movie characters do you choose? After voting, you may discuss the poll here.
Raging in the Scenes
In this poll are the very best actors yelling a memorable line or word at someone or something. What's your Fave? After voting, please discuss here.
Fly Me to the Moon
(poll-reboot in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing) What is your favorite use of the moon for a memorable movie shot or poster? After voting, you might discuss the list here
Will These Movies Ever Be Made?
The following movies have been announced for at least one year but the likelihood of them being made remains unconfirmed. Some are stuck in development hell, a few have have seemingly disappeared, while others are being worked on as you're looking at this screen. Which of the following announced projects that do not have confirmed release dates are you most excited about? Your most anticipated film not on the list? Add it here
The term March Madness refers to the events surrounding the single-elimination Division I college basketball tournaments performed each spring in the United States. The tournament's nickname, "March Madness", originated in the 20th century and was later adopted by the media. March 17 marked the beginning of the 2015 March Madness tournament. Below is a list of the top 32 ranked teams plus three favorites from the IMDb poll board. Which are you rooting for to win the whole thing? Discuss the list here
Movie Franchises That Changed Lead Characters
Everyone loves the originals but sometimes film franchises like to mix things up a bit. They introduce us, and the previously established world, to an entirely new character. But this means a change in CHARACTER, an entire new identity, and not merely a change in actor like Mr. James Bond. Which of these film franchises that changed lead characters is your favorite? (Please Note: I will also be excluding ANY superhero characters, as the identity of these characters is consistent between sequels even if there is a recast of the actor portraying said character.) After voting, you may discuss the poll here.
Most Overused Lines in Films - Part 1
Which of these phrases do you find most overused in movies? Thanks to the user DoctorBuster , who originally proposed this idea and passed it on. Discuss here
Angry Looking Characters
Which of these characters has the angriest look? Discuss the list here!
Dogma 95 was a movement started by Danish directors in the 1990s. It proposed certain restrictions on filmmaking, mostly technologically, in order to focus on aspects like story or acting and to retain independence from studios. Which rule, as written in the Dogma 95 manifesto, do you think would be most restricting when making films? (the pictures are used as counter-examples to the rules) Discuss here
Iconic Objects of Sci-Fi and Fantasy
Which of these famous objects/things from the genres of Sci-Fi & Fantasy holds the most cinematic value to you? Note: 1 Per Franchise Discuss Here
Movie Quote Ringtones
Which of these movie character quotes (used repetitively) would you add to your cell ringtones? Discuss here
Siskel, Ebert and the IMDb Poll Board's Potential Theatres' Names
During one of Siskel and Ebert's early Sneak Previews (1975), 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
Cheesiest Movie Quotes
Which of these movie quotes do you find the cheesiest? Discuss here.