Poll: Films Directed by their Star and Nominated for Best Picture
A poll by sheetsadam1
Results of 1,793 votes:
Citizen Kane (1941)
The Great Dictator (1940)
Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Life Is Beautiful (1997)
Dances with Wolves (1990)
Annie Hall (1977)
Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)
Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
The Prince of Tides (1991)
Heaven Can Wait (1978)
The Alamo (1960)
In Which We Serve (1942)
Henry V (1944)
Favourite Feature-Length Kenneth Branagh-Directed Film?
Kenneth Branagh is one of my favourite filmmakers, and he does the big three - writing, directing and acting. For this poll, I am going to look solely at his directorial filmography. Discuss here: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/nest/224812868
Shakespeare in the Original Klingon
Klingon Chancellor Gorkon states, "You've not experienced Shakespeare until you have read him in the original Klingon," in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991). Which of these Klingon language Shakespearean films would you most like to see? After voting, please discuss here. = = = tlhIngan SeQpIr Sep tlhIngan Qang ghorqon, neHqu' legh "SeQpIr chu' qaStaHvIS tlhIngan Hol, " qaStaHvIS Hov leng loS: mISbe'chugh. nIb law' tlhIngan Hol mIllogh qonwI' qoSta' SeQpIr 'oH lulegh 'ach ghaytan SoH? qaSpu'DI' DawIvpu', nuqneH ja'chuq naDev.
Directorial Debuts by Noted Film Actors
What is the most impressive directorial debut by a noted film actor? Discuss this link here
William Shakespeare Inspired Movie Adaptations
William Shakespeare (1564-1616) is the most adapted writer in the history of cinema and has averaged over 10 screen adaptations credits a year over the past 115 years. In honor of his work, a retrospective of the most popular worldwide adaptations inspired by a Shakespearean work as determined by their IMDb vote totals on the 400th Anniversary of William Shakespeare's death on April 23, 1616. Which movie adaptation inspired by a William Shakespeare work is your favorite? Discuss the topic here.
Stanley Kubrick's Top 10 Favorite Movies
Stanley Kubrick is undoubtedly one of the most influential film personalities in the history of film. He listed his top 10 favorite movies of all time. Which of these is your favorite? Discuss the list here.
Which Shakespeare Play Has the Best Film Adaptations?
William Shakespeare is one of the most important English literature writers and one of the most prolific persons in the IMDb. In his honour, which one of his world renowned plays has given us the best cinematographical adaptations? Poll by Pencho15 Discuss Here
Favorite Movie Based on a Jules Verne Novel
Which is your favorite movie based on a Jules Verne novel? Discuss the poll here
Favorite Oscars Déjà Vu Best Picture Movie?
Movie-goers' déjà vu experience the past two years with Best Picture Oscar-nominated films Little Women (2019) and A Star Is Born (2018) has become an annual tradition. That tradition is likely to continue at The Oscars (2021) next year with West Side Story (2021). In-development Oscar-worthy déjà vu films, like Cleopatra (????) and My Fair Lady (????), potentially could keep that trend going in the future. Currently, the total sets of Best Picture nominated movies based on the same story stands at ten pairs. A notable mark for an award ceremony that for over ninety-two years has demonstrated an aversion to reboots, remakes and sequels. Which of these Oscar nominees that trigger a déjà vu* feeling is your favorite Best Picture retelling? *a feeling of having already seen the same story in a Best Picture nominee before (same story movie Best Picture sets based the on the same original source material or a revised version) Discuss the topic here.
Real Life 'Kings' on Celluloid
These actors have played the role of real life Kings of a country on celluloid. Who do you think has given the best performance? Discuss the list here Also vote for: Real Life 'Queens' on Celluloid
Greatest Movie Battle Scene?
When two armies square up on screen the end result can often reach epic proportions. So which movie battle scene do you think is the greatest? Discuss here
Original Top 250
Which of this titles that were on the original IMDb Top 250 but that have since dissapeared deserves the most to be back? (listing only the films that were on the Top 100) Poll by Pencho15 You can also vote on the Original Bottom 100 poll Over here
Kenneth Branagh's Shakespeare Films
Which film directed by Kenneth Branagh and inspired by Shakespeare is your favorite? Discuss here
Lord Olivier's Best Shakespeare Movie
Laurence Olivier (1907-1989) played many varied roles in a long career in Theatre, Radio, TV and Films. He was famous for his portrayal of some great Shakespearean characters. His 1948 Hamlet, which he also directed and produced, was the first non-American film to win the best film Oscar. It was also his only acting Oscar win in the nine times he was nominated (which included a nomination for his Henry V in 1944, Richard III in 1955 and Othello in 1965). In his two TV Movie roles, he received an outstanding lead actor Emmy nomination for Shylock (1973) and won the Emmy for his King Lear (1983). Which of these Film or TV Shakespeare characters was Olivier's best acting performance? Discuss the poll here.
King of Kings
Which of the nine Oscar nominated performances as a British King is the most memorable? Discuss here
Directorial Debuts Nominated for Best Picture
Which of these famous directorial debuts* that ended up being Oscar-nominated for Best Picture is your favorite? After voting, you may discuss the list here *sorted by popularity
The Best '80s British Movie
They had the Cure, Genesis, Margaret Thatcher... and the movies. Indeed, if only for the many masterpieces that graced the silver screen, the British could proudly claim "Rule, Brittania! Brittania, rule... the screen!" Which of these 1980s British movies is your personal favorite? After voting, you may discuss the list here
A Tribute to Ian Holm
It is with great sadness that we learned that the acclaimed actor, Ian Holm, passed away on Friday, June 19, 2020, at the age of 88. He will be hugely missed. Holm was a very talented, versatile actor whose dazzling career included great films, TV shows, and even video games. Which of these is your favorite? Discuss here
Best Shakespeare movie adaptation (with original dialogue)?
Which of these Shakespeare movie adaptations is your favorite? Discuss or suggest entries here. The original list is here. Rules: 1) No tv movies. 2) The dialogue has to be original. There should be (mostly) no added or rewritten dialogue, although omissions are ok. Changes in the setting (era/location) are not a problem. List order: first the comedies, then the histories, then the tragedies.
Movies at 75 in 2019
Movies released in 1944 are now 75 years old. This poll includes the top rated 35 of the 1,120 movies released in 1944. Which one of these is your favorite? After voting, you may discuss the poll here. 2018 << Movies at 75 in Also vote for: Movies at 50 in 2019 | Movies at 25 in 2019
The Best '80s War Movie
War is hell and these films from the 1980s 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 '80s War movies will you most likely remember? 1970s <<< Vote Other Decades >>> 1990s After voting, you may discuss the poll here.