Poll: The peasants are revolting
A poll by dan_dassow
Results of 1,097 votes:
On the Waterfront (1954)
Modern Times (1936)
Erin Brockovich (2000)
The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
Battleship Potemkin (1925)
The Wild Bunch (1969)
9 to 5 (1980)
Norma Rae (1979)
Duck You Sucker (1971)
Sullivan's Travels (1941)
Massacre Hill (1949)
October (Ten Days that Shook the World) (1927)
How Green Was My Valley (1941)
The Milagro Beanfield War (1988)
Viva Zapata! (1952)
Meet John Doe (1941)
Black Fury (1935)
Salt of the Earth (1954)
Triumph of the Will (1935)
The Molly Maguires (1970)
Labor Pains (2013)
Harlan County War (2000)
Made in Dagenham (2010)
The Stars Look Down (1940)
Slaughter on 10th Avenue (1957)
Viva Villa! (1934)
Our Daily Bread (1934)
Bound for Glory (1976)
Sean Connery - the Man
Excluding James Bond, which of Sean Connery's characters from 1970 to 2000 is your favorite? (No animated or voice-over-roles! Only movies with Sean Connery playing the first or second main character and being the first named in the credits with one Exception: Everybody associates the movie mostly with Sean Connery.) Discuss here.
Iconic Scores of the '70s
Often referred to as the greatest cinematic decade, it won't come as a surprise that the '70s was also a fantastic provider of iconic scores*, many original and a few adaptations of previously existing material. Which of these scores from the '70s would you say is the most iconic? After voting, you may discuss the list here * Oscar nominee Oscar winner (AFI) AFI's Top 25 Scores
Spaghetti Westerns of the '70s
The best and most popular Spaghetti Westerns, like The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966), The Great Silence (1968), Once Upon a Time in the West (1968) and Django (1966), were made in the '60s. But what is the best Spaghetti Western of the '70s? From these Italian Westerns of the '70s, with at least 1.000 votes, which one is the best? You may discuss the poll here
Top Movie 30 Years Ago
IMDb celebrated its 30 year anniversary on October 17th, 2020. Here is the list of top rated movies from the IMDb top 250 that were released before IMDb was founded. Which movie do you think would have been the #1 movie among these? Discuss the poll here
O', Brother, Sister, Who Art Thou?
You favorite of these siblings-with-issues films.
Ennio Morricone - The Legendary Maestro
Ennio Morricone, who is considered one of the world's greatest and most influential composers of all time, a legend whose work has reached far beyond the scorched desert-scapes of Spaghetti Westerns, died at the age of 91 on July 6, 2020. Ennio Morricone received an Honorary Award for his magnificent and multifaceted contributions to the art of film music in 2007 and in 2016, he won an Oscar for his wonderful composition in The Hateful Eight (2015). The maestro has produced more than 500 scores for films and television in his 70-plus-year career. Here are some of his most acclaimed works. Which of these films scored by Ennio Morricone is your favorite? Discuss here
You Say You Want a Revolution?
In celebration of America's Independence Day, which of these revolutionary films do you like most? Discuss the list here * set in an actual revolution, no fictional wars
Favorite Sean Connery Character
Scottish actor Sean Connery was the original James Bond (not to mention debonair and suave ladies man). While he is primarily known for that role he has appeared in almost one hundred credits (always sporting a Scottish accent despite playing Russians, Anglicans, and others). What is your favorite Sean Connery character? Discuss the list here
Which is the Best Marlon Brando/Elia Kazan collaboration?
Which is the best of the three films the talented Marlon Brando and Elia Kazan made together? Poll suggestion by Pencho15 Discuss this suggestion at http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/flat/230164280
Scores That Give You Goosebumps
You know that sensation that just starts in your neck, a cold little thrill that goes all over your living body and makes you forget for one brief moment where you are... and you just leave the film, leave the place you are... and let the music leave its movie and you just live the music, whatever that strange sentence means. That's the power of music, that's the power of many scores that transcended their film and became something that inhabits you: they all have one thing in common, a specific moment that sends shivers down your spine and inspire your heart a cocktail of exhilarating sensations. These are the scores that give you goosebumps. Which of these powerful scores* has got the strongest effect on you? After voting, you might discuss the list here OSCAR WINNER Oscar nominee *on an emotional level; another poll will be dedicated to adventurous, thrilling or heart-pounding scores à la John Williams or Bernard Herrmann
The Best 1970s International Feature Film
Which of these 35 top rated non-animated foreign movies (non-English) of the 1970s is your favorite? After voting, you may discuss the poll here.
Favorite "There Is Gold In Them Thar Hills" Movies?
Even though this poll mainly includes westerns, what is your favorite movie about prospecting or mining? For this poll, oil drilling will be considered as prospecting. After voting, you can talk about staking your claim here. I would like to give a shout out to Hoekkie for inspiring this poll with his The Seven Western Stories (now A live poll, click here ) and to Dan Dassow for mentioning two of the films on this list on Hoekkie's discussion page.
Face-Off: Sergio Leone's ‘Once Upon A Time’ Movies
Which one of these three movies, by director Sergio Leone, is the best in his "Once Upon A Time" trilogy? Talk about your pick and the subject here. The list is in the order they were chronologically made.
The Best '70s War Movie
War is hell and these films from the 1970s showed us exactly why. The following films either took place during wartime, showed us ways in which the war affected others or immersed us directly into the horrors on the battlefield. Which of these '70s War movies will you most likely remember? 1960s <<< Vote Other Decades >>> 1980s After voting, you may discuss the poll here.
Your Favorite Ennio Morricone Western Soundtrack?
One of the greatest and most underrated composers of all time, Ennio Morricone will be best remembered for his late 60's/early 70's work on Spaggetti Westerns. Having scored a staggering 500+ films (and counting), Morricone has provided audiences with many memorable soundtracks. Selection is taken from his most highly regarded and award winning work. This poll focuses on his work in the western genre. From this list, which western movie has your favorite Morricone score? Discuss the list here Choose Your Favorite Ennio Morricone Crime Soundtrack Here Choose Your Favorite Ennio Morricone Drama Soundtrack Here Choose Your Favorite Ennio Morricone Horror Soundtrack Here
Which of these films with the exclamation point in the title of the movie (rated 5.0 or higher with more than 1,000 votes on IMDb) is your favorite? Discuss the list here
Once Upon a Time...
These aren't exactly fairy tales, but which of these "Once Upon a Time" titles is your favorite? Discuss the list here
Favorite Movie About Irish Americans
Irish-Americans are involved in every facet of American life, so it should be no surprise that Irish American films include every genre imaginable. Which movie featuring the story of an Irish-American(s) is your favorite? Discuss the topic here.
Saddest Child Death From the Top 250
Because the death of a child can be too upsetting an experience, it's handled carefully by many directors, but others don't hesitate to give the death its full treatment and succeed in providing one of their film's emotional or scary highlights. Which of these Top 250 movies features the most upsetting child death? After voting, you might discuss the list here
That 70's Look!
During the 70's, every male actor had the opportunity to sport a visible (and sometimes authoritative) 'stache, sideburns and (reasonably) long hair (although not all these films were actually during that decade). So, which of these actors had the best 70's-facial-combo of all? Discuss here