Poll: Which of these sports documentaries is the most uplifting?
A poll by TsarStepan
Results of 761 votes:
Pumping Iron (1977)
Hoop Dreams (1994)
When We Were Kings (1996)
The Endless Summer (1965)
Olympia Part One: Festival of the Nations (1938)
Touching the Void (2003)
Facing Ali (2009)
Beyond the Mat (1999)
The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (2007)
Deutschland. Ein Sommermärchen (2006)
Bobby Fischer Against the World (2011)
The Crash Reel (2013)
The Other Dream Team (2012)
The Smashing Machine (2002)
One Day in September (1999)
Love the Beast (2009)
TT3D: Closer to the Edge (2011)
More Than a Game (2008)
Riding Giants (2004)
Step Into Liquid (2003)
Bigger Stronger Faster* (2008)
The Art of Flight (2011)
The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner (1974)
180° South (2010)
Fire in Babylon (2010)
The Endless Summer 2 (1994)
Once in a Lifetime: The Extraordinary Story of the New York Cosmos (2006)
IMDb Poll Board Most Exciting Watchlist Movies
IMDb users can use their watchlist to track the movies or TV shows they want to watch. The IMDb poll board members have chosen the movie on their watchlist they are most excited about. Which movie is your favorite? Or, which movie would you like to see? You may discuss the poll here
Most Deserving 90's Film on National Film Registry
The National Film Preservation Board selects twenty-five movies each year to be on the National Film Registry. The list includes feature films, documentaries, short subjects, and animated shorts. Which of these 1990's films on that registry is most deserving of its place on this list of historically significant films? Discuss here: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/flat/252127932 Please DO NOT vote for your favorite film. Vote for the one that you think is most historically deserving of being on this list.
The Best Independent African-American Film
From this list of lower budget, independent films focused on African-American themes, subjects and culture, which is your favorite? Discuss Here!
Micro-Budget Movies That Paid Off Big
Micro-budgeted movies are made with a production budget of less than $400,000 US Dollars. These shoestring budgeted movies are often made by aspiring writers, directors and actors. Some are early projects by big budget blockbuster directors and actors before they became stars. Regardless, these micro budget films struck a chord with the moviegoers, showcased incredible talent and became huge box office smashes or found post-box office success as rental, video sales or streaming hits. Which wildly successful micro budgeted movie* made for initially less than $250,000 is your favorite? * based on initial completed film budgets and uses just one type of movie income stream (box office) for comparison. Vote in the companion poll: Low Budget Movies That Paid Off Big Discuss the topic here.
IMDb Poll Board Favorite Documentary Films
Among all these favorite documentary films of the IMDb Poll Board members, which one is your favorite? Discuss the poll here See also: IMDb Poll Board Favorite Animated Films
10 number-one films in both Ebert and Siskel's annual lists ...
From 1969 to 1998 (before Gene Siskel's untimely passing), the famous duo of critics established annual Top 10 lists (http://www.innermind.com/misc/s_e_top.htm). And during these three glorious decades, 10 films were #1 in both Ebert and Siskel's annual Top 10. Which of these films happens to be your favorite? Discuss here
The Art of Manliness - Part 2 (1962-1984)
In 2009, the website The Art of Manliness published a list of "100 Must See Movies: The Essential Men’s Movie Library". Which of these movies has the most interesting things to say about manliness? Discuss here
March Madness Hoopla!
March Madness has arrived! March 17 marked the beginning of the 2015 NCAA March Madness tournament, a university level basketball tournament that assembles teams from across the United States. Which of these basketball-centric feature length films, documentaries, or television series* would you like to watch to get excited for the big game? Root for your team here! [*= Minimum requirements of 6.5 IMDb rating, 475 votes as of March 2015, plot has to be basketball centric not just featuring a scene or two involving the sport or people watching a basketball game on the television]
Movies With Longest Production Time
In general, the time that a movie stays in production is from a couple of months to about two years. The Other Side of the Wind (2018) holds the record for a movie to be in production for the longest time. Here is a list of movies with at least 2,000 votes that took at least three years in production. Which of these movies do you think was worth the wait? Discuss the poll here Source: List of films with longest production time
This IS Chicago in the Movies!
Whether they paint the city in a good light or a bad light, all these films are set in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., or the Chicagoland area. Which is your favorite? To Discuss it, click here: CHICAGO ROCKS!!! This is one of two poll suggestions. The other is at This Is Chicago in TV!. For the live poll of that list, click here.
Sight & Sound: Greatest Documentaries of All Time
Which of the Top 35 Documentaries picked by the Sight & Sound film magazine do you consider the best? Discuss the poll here.
Gene Siskel's Top Ten Documentaries
Over the course of his career, and according to website innermind, the late Gene Siskel put 10 documentaries in his annual Top 10 lists. Which of these documentaries would you be most interested to discover? Discuss here
Favorite summer movie?
"Man it's hot. It's like Africa hot. Tarzan couldn't take this kind of hot." ~Biloxi Blues (1988) With the heat dial seemingly turned up to 11, I must ask, which of these 11 movies with 'summer' in the title is your favorite? Discuss your summer plans here.
Disqualified IMDb All-Time Top 250 Movies
These movies are the forgotten stepchildren of the IMDb Movie Top 250, all at one time where members of this exclusive club. But times change and so did the rules, as documentaries and short films are no longer eligible for inclusion. It is tough enough to get in and stay in the IMDb Top 250, so restricting it to 'true' movies was the right move. Which documentary or short film that once was in the IMDb Top 250 is your favorite? Discuss the topic here. .
Rotten Tomatoes: Top Sports & Fitness Movies
Which of these top 35 sports and fitness movies, according to Rotten Tomatoes, is your favorite? Discuss here Other Genres: Art House & International | Classics | Drama | Horror | Kids & Family | Musical & Performing Arts | Mystery & Suspense | Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Roger Ebert's Best Films of the Year (Part 2)
Every year from 1967-2012, iconic film critic Roger Ebert named his best film of that year. Which one of these movies is your favorite? Discuss Here in the Community Forums
Best Surf Slang That Is Also a Movie Title
Which surfing slang terminology that is also a movie title is your favorite? Discuss the topic here.
Rolling Stone's 30 Best Sports Movies of All Time
Recently a number of writers from Rolling Stone Magazine compiled their list of the greatest sports movies of all time. Which do you think deserves the title most? Complain about your snubbed favorites here.
Low Budget Movies That Paid Off Big
Low budgets films allow investors to reap potentially huge returns on their investment. While budget caps vary throughout the world and time, one authoritative definition sets the top end of the limit for movies with a current budget under $2,500,000. On both sides of the camera, many of today's biggest stars first honed their skills on low budget films. These films launched or served as a breakthrough for many in many of their careers. Which one of these wildly successful low budget ($250,000 < $1,500,000) movies* is your favorite? * Movies with a minimum 6.0 IMDb user rating, excludes micro-budget (<$250,000) films and uses just one type of movie income stream (box office) for comparison. Vote in the companion poll: Micro Budget Movies That Paid Off Big Discuss the topic here.
Best Soccer Movie
Which movie best represents 'the beautiful game'? Discuss the list here