Poll: Most Underrated Sequel of the 1980s
A poll by JamesMovieGuy_117
Results of 662 votes:
Ghostbusters II (1989)
Rocky III (1982)
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984)
Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
Halloween II (1981)
Sudden Impact (1983)
The Karate Kid Part II (1986)
A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)
Psycho II (1983)
National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985)
The Jewel of the Nile (1985)
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)
Fletch Lives (1989)
Jaws 3-D (1983)
Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)
The Fly II (1989)
Death Wish II (1982)
Superman III (1983)
Very Confusing Film Franchises
Some franchises are quite straightforward with a string of direct sequels and sometimes a spin-off or two or a reboot following the original succesful movies. There are cases however, when franchises are quite hard to follow with numerous spin-offs, reboots, sequels being apocryphal or in-name-only follow-ups, original plot continuing after ignored and averted remake continuity or TV spin-offs clashing with original continuity. Of such confusing franchises which one seems the most confusing to you? Discuss the poll here
Donnerwetter! German Movie Title Translations
Which of these German translations, even if far from the original, works best as a movie title? There have already been Wackiest Spanish Translation of a Movie Title, Weirdest Italian Title Translation and Sacrebleu! Films whose French titles are better .... Discuss here
(Not) First Feature Films by Famous Filmmakers
All of feature films listed below are widely thought to be classic "debuts" and are seemingly first features of great directors. However, if you dig deeper, turns out their actual feature debuts were forgotten for one reason or another. Which of these faux first features is your favorite and most inspiring case of early filmmaking by a known director? Note: Finished feature films only. Discuss the poll here
Iconic Shots in Which Actors Were Doubled
By nature, filmmakers would try to film the movie in such a way that you won't suspect doubles were used, if they were. Sometimes the shots (or whole scenes) get so iconic that it is surprising to discover that it's not the known iconic actors in them, but some cleverly disguised acting or stunt doubles. Out of collection of such shots, which one is your favorite? Discuss the poll here
Best Film Set in a Heat Wave?
Complain about the heat: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/nest/233766032
Rejected movie titles of popular films
Which of these first draft movie titles is better than the actual title of it's film? If none, which would you choose given no other option? Discuss here
Tobe Hooper's Scariest Horror Film
Tobe Hooper, the legendary Horror film director has passed away on August 26, 2017, at the age of 74. In his entire career, he directed 15 horror films. Which one is the scariest? After voting, you may discuss the poll 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.
One Night Of Horror
Which movie focusing on the storyline of a night filled with horror is most thrilling? Discuss here
Celebrating American Independents
Every year since 1776, the United States celebrates Independence Day on the 4th of July. Other Americans have declared independence not from England, like those in 1776, but from Hollywood studios and we can celebrate that everyday. The magazines Rolling Stone and Empire both published lists of what they think are the greatest American independent films. The top 35* of those are below; which of these American independents is your favorite? Discuss, and see the guidelines for inclusion, here. * - Movies are not in the order in which they appear in the magazines. See the Empire list here and the Rolling Stone list here.
The Best Horror Movie Remake
Out of these horror movie remakes, which one is your favorite? After voting, you may discuss the poll here. You can also vote for: The Best Comedy Movie Remake
State in the United States (West)
Which film with the name of a state in the western portion of the United States is your favorite? Discuss at: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/nest/204609502
Which is the best series comprising only 2 films?
Often times when a film gets a sequel it becomes a full blown franchise. (Often at least a trilogy) But here is the sets of films where they (at least for now) have only gotten one further installment for one reason or another. So this is just to see which duo of films is considered the best. Remember, these are all films that are supposed to bet set in the same continuity. Some of them for instance are being considered to be rebooted and the like. And also remember that you're supposed to take into account your feelings for both films in each set, whether you like one of the films or not. As this is a test of the films' accumulative strength against the other films duos.
No More Sequels Please!
Which of these long-running movie franchises do you wish the filmmakers just let die in peace? Note: Each franchise must have at least four entries Discuss the list here
What Kind of Fear Is Your Favorite Horror?
There are many kinds of horrors to fear at the movies. Unholy, kinky, gory - What's your sweetest horror-obsession? What kind of fear at the movies is your favourite? Return to discussion: Discuss this poll here Thanks to Jessica, dgranger, B_sides_B, Peter, Pencho, NDbportmanfan for some suggestions.
Favorite movie prequel?
From this list of origin story/prequel films, which one is your favorite? Discuss this poll at: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/thread/220169851
Best Horror Sequel
Which of these horror sequels is your favorite? Discuss the list here!
Enough! No More!
A large majority of Hollywood blockbusters consist of reboots, remakes and sequels. There have been some excellent sequels that have become classics and sometimes are even considered better than the original. However, this is a rare occurrence and audiences often get tired of the same tired formulas that are repeated in every instalment. Which most recent entry of a franchise or could be a potential franchise do you believe should just be left alone even though they are most likely or have already announced a sequel/sequels anyway? Thanks to Bonafide Boss for coming up with the poll title! Discuss here after voting.
Which Film Gets You Into the Halloween Mood?
Which Film Gets You Into the Halloween Mood? Discuss here.
Less Pics, More Text!
Which Movie poster with less picture & more text looks most interesting? Discuss Here http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/thread/229212930 *Some new movie posters have changed.