Poll: What is your favorite opening line from a movie?
A poll by borimor
Results of 5,799 votes:
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Fight Club (1999)
The Godfather (1972)
Citizen Kane (1941)
The Departed (2006)
The Seventh Seal (1957)
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Stand by Me (1986)
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Plan 9 from Outer Space (1957)
Moby Dick (1956)
The Outsiders (1983)
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Love Story (1970)
The Jerk (1979)
Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965)
Gone with the Wind (1939)
The Third Man (1949)
Dead Man's Shoes (2004)
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Stalag 17 (1953)
My Dinner with Andre (1981)
Who is The Most Annoying Types of People in The Movie Theater?
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)
Rotten Tomatoes: Top Classic Movies
Which of these top 35 classic movies, according to Rotten Tomatoes, is your favorite? Discuss here Other Genres: Mystery & Suspense | Art House & International | Sci-Fi & Fantasy
RIP Carl Reiner: A Golden Age Icon
Beloved Actor, Producer, Director, Writer and 9 time Prime-time Emmy winner Carl Reiner, who is also a recipient of The Directors Guild of America Honorary Life Member Award, has passed away at aged 98 in Beverly Hills, California. We are saddened here at the IMDb Poll Board at the loss of one of the last surviving members of television's "Golden Age." Condolences to all of the Reiner family, friends and all of Carl's fans. What TV Show or Movie with involvement by Carl Reiner was your favorite? Trivia: If you find yourself in Hollywood, visit his Star on the "Walk of Fame" at 6421 Hollywood Blvd. If you wish to share your thoughts about Carl, please do so here. Wise words by our friend Carl: "Inviting people to laugh with you while you are laughing at yourself is a good thing to do. You may be a fool but you're the fool in charge."
The movies that are as good as the original books?
We all know some great movies are made from the books (or stories), but do we know are they so great in terms of the sources from which they were adapted? So, vote here for the movie that you think translated the best the intentions of the author of the original work. I chose book adaptations that have IMDB rating higher than 8, but you are free to suggest new movies that you think were as great as the books themselves. Discuss the list and add your suggestions here! P.S. The poll is sorted in alphabetical order, so not to make any movie "better" than the other. This would be simply your opinion on what do you think was really well adapted book or story.
Top 25 seven-word movie quotes ...
Which of these 25 seven-word movie quotes do you think is the most memorable? Discuss here
Parody Films Made by Me and Earl (and the Dying Girl)
In the film Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015), two of the lead characters, high schoolers Greg and Earl, love to make parody movies. Which of their titles is the funniest? Discuss the list here For more information and posters for some of the individual titles, go here: http://ew.com/article/2015/06/19/10-hilariously-clever-movie-parody-posters-me-and-earl-and-dying-girl/
Classic Whimsical Scores
Heartfelt, lighthearted with a touch of droll eccentricity carried by the playful little tune or a flute, a clarinet or an accordion with eventual bits of violin conveying a magical but awkwardly appealing resonance, these memorable scores evoke many simple but touching images of delighted nonchalance, joie de vivre or a couple riding a bike across a sunny or bucolic setting. Which of these memorable scores that fit the description is your favorite? After voting, you might discuss the list here OSCAR WINNER OSCAR NOMINEE
Funniest Comedy Film of the '70s
Which comedy film of the 1970s do you think is the funniest? You may discuss the poll here See also: Funniest Comedy Film of the '00s Funniest Comedy Film of the '90s Funniest Comedy Film of the '80s
25 Most Memorable Birthday Scene in Movies
Some birthday scenes in these movies are memorable; some even played a significant role for the plot. Which one is your favorite? Blow the candles here
AFI's Top 10 Mystery
AFI defines “mystery” as a genre that revolves around the solution of a crime. Which of these is your favorite "mystery" film? Discuss here
Rotten Tomatoes: Top Mystery & Suspense Movies
Which of these top 35 mystery and suspense movies, according to Rotten Tomatoes, is your favorite? Discuss here
Best Movie of 1979
1979 was a terrific year for movies with releases of all time classics and cult movies that still resonate with audiences today. What's your favorite movie from 40 years ago? Discuss here after voting.
What routine chore would you pick to never do again?
Below is a list of items that most adults have to do often, from three or four times a week to several times a day. If you could eliminate having do to one from your life, with absolutely no consequences to yourself or others, which would it be? I have left "going to work" off the list as it would obviously win by a landslide. Discuss the list here
Best Film Adaptations Written by the Author (Part 2)
This is a list of film adaptations written by the author of the original source material. Which one is your favorite? Discuss Here!!! Note: No adaptations of visual media allowed, ruling out adaptations of short films and television shows as well as remakes or reboots. See Part I!
Best Cinematography Winners in IMDb Top 250
By selecting the best film stock, lens, filter, lighting, angle, movement, composition, etc., the cinematographers made wonderful images for these films and brought home the Academy Award for Best Achievement in Cinematography. With visually beautiful scenes the viewers are pulled into these films, which gives them a unique viewing experience. Which of these winners of the Academy Award for Best Achievement in Cinematography (in the IMDb Top 250 as of Aug 19, 2017) do you think has the best artistic images? You may discuss the poll here Also vote for: Best Original Screenplay Winners in IMDb Top 250 (by pere-25366) Best Adapted Screenplay Winners in IMDb Top 250 (by pere-25366)
Film-Noir: Typically features dark, brooding characters, corruption, detectives, and the seedy side of the big city. Almost always shot in black and white, American, and set in contemporary times (relative to shooting date). Which of these highest rated Film-Noir classics is your favorite? Discuss the poll here Also Available: Best Neo-noir Movie
Funniest Old Favourite - 20th Century Only
Things are just not going right for you and you are in need of mindless fun and a really good laugh. Which of these hoary old and not-quite-so-old chestnuts would you like to watch to cheer you up? Discuss here
Films Once, But No Longer, in AFI's Greatest 100
The following movies were all on American Film Institute's original list of the "100 Greatest American Films of All Time," released in 1998, but not on their subsequent "Greatest 100" list, compiled for 2007, as new films became eligible and time changed perspective. If it were up to you, which one would you most like to see back on AFI's "Greatest" list? Discuss here
What Is Your Most Viewed Genre?
On your profile which genre have you seen the most of? To find this, go to your profile and click the "see more" drop down arrow on the right hand side in the Ratings Analysis section. You will then see the Top Rated Genre section where the largest horizontal bar corresponds to the genre that you have rated the most titles in. Discuss here.