Poll: Favourite Fictional WWII Film Made After the War?
A poll by !!!deleted!!! (3385874)
Results of 1,992 votes:
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Inglourious Basterds (2009)
Das Boot (1981)
Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
The Dirty Dozen (1967)
Where Eagles Dare (1968)
The English Patient (1996)
Kelly's Heroes (1970)
Black Book (2006)
Twelve O'Clock High (1949)
Ivan's Childhood (1962)
Mister Roberts (1955)
The Inglorious Bastards (1978)
The Human Condition I: No Greater Love (1959)
The Caine Mutiny (1954)
From Here to Eternity (1953)
The Night of the Generals (1967)
Operation Petticoat (1959)
Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)
The Last Metro (1980)
Run Silent Run Deep (1958)
Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957)
A Man Escaped (1956)
Von Ryan's Express (1965)
The Tin Drum (1979)
The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954)
36 Hours (1964)
The Proud and Profane (1956)
The Many Nationalities of Omar Sharif
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The Best 1960s Guy Movie
Which one of these '60s guy movies (that gals can enjoy just as well) do you think is the best? After voting, you may discuss the list here
Ready Player One!
Two of the best video-game movies aren't actually based on video games: Tom Cruise's Edge of Tomorrow (2014) AKA Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow and Scott Pilgrim vs the World (2010). Which of these action/thriller movies would you love to play as its protagonist in a 1st Person video game? Bring a roll or two of quarters to the IMDb arcade here!
Best Andrei Tarkovsky Film
Quite possible the most influential and famous director of Russian cinema, coupled with Eisenstein. He later moved to Sweden for his final two films, even working with legendary cinematographer Sven Nykvist. He is a fan favourite among cinephiles and remains a beloved director for his surreal, slow-paced films and is one of the few directors without a miss in their entire filmography. Which of his 7 masterpieces would you say is his best? If you are unfamiliar with his work, which film interests you the most? Discuss here
Venice Film Festival Winners
From this list of top Golden Lion award winners (minimum 5,000 votes from IMDb users), which is your favorite?
Take an existing title, create a different film!
Sometimes the title of a film doesn't really seem to match what occurs in the film. I'm speaking of films like Naked Lunch, Quantum of Solace or My Own Private Idaho... With that in mind, which of these famous movie titles with new plots would you most like to see? Discuss the list here
Best Film or TV Show with a D-Day Scene?
D-Day was a huge day in World War II. The European front is the most remembered, and most depicted, but June 6 in the Pacific was just as vital to that side of the war. This poll asks you to vote for the best film with a D-Day scene. Let it begin! Discuss here: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/nest/230712468
Top 12 highest-rated '12-titled' films
With the twelve days of Christmas soon to make its appearance, here's an interesting twist on that theme, inspired by user dan-dassow. Which of these 12 IMDb's highest ranked '12-titled' films is your favorite? Discuss here
Children in a War-Themed Film
Which of these war-themed films that features a prominent child character is your favorite? Discuss here.
Broadway to Hollywood Stage Play Adaptations
Broadway is where the musical reigns supreme. Regardless, non-musical stage plays still find a niche and can become just as big when they make the move to Hollywood. Which big non-musical movie adaptation became even bigger when it flipped coasts? Which non-musical movie based on a successful Broadway stage play became the best Hollywood movie adaptation? * Broadway or Off-Broadway Discuss the topic here.
WWII Movies From a Nazi German Perspective
Thousands of movies have been made about World War II (nearly 6,000 movies listed in IMDb mention WWII as one of their plot keywords). Almost all of them were made from the point of view of the Allied Forces. Very few movies show the second world war from the perspective of Nazi Germany. Which WWII movie, made from a Nazi German point of view (*), did you enjoy most? Discuss the list here (*) story told from a German perspective, not movies that sympathize with Nazi Germany
Vive le crime!
Which of these French crime films* is your favorite? Rejoignez-nous ici dans notre syndicat cinématographique. *French language films filmed and set (mostly) in France. Minimum rating of 7.0/ 5000 votes. Films no later them 1971.
Chilling Nazi Performances
In your opinion, who gave the most chilling performance as a Nazi whether it was real or fictional? If you feel none were chilling, whose performance did you appreciate the most? Since some actors played the role of a Nazi in more than one movie, let's limit the list by each's best performance and only one performance for each film. Discuss the list here
When Watching WWII Movies, I Prefer Stories About...
When watching WWII movies, which type of films do you prefer? Please vote for the sub-genre of film, not your favorite movie on the list. Discuss here: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/flat/241791272 Note: This could include war movies in general, but this poll is constructed around a background of WWII films.
How about ending the film with an interrogation mark?
A question can be an interesting way to conclude a movie, either to keep a shadow of mystery, or to leave a few things open to our imagination, or even provide a few answers in a rhetorical way. So, which of these 25 concluding questions is the most memorable in your opinion? Discuss here
The Most Impossible Mission in Movies
Which of these difficult and deadly missions would you least want to join? Abort the mission here!
Dusting Off '50s Celluloid
These are movies recommended by poll board users. Which of these relatively little-known but highly recommended films, all released during the 1950s, would you most like to see (again or for the first time)? (Where there are comments next to a movie, they were provided by the Poll Board member who nominated the film.) After voting, discuss here. Vote in "Dusting Off '40s Celluloid" here. Vote in "Dusting Off Celluloid (Before 1940)" here.
Favorite Three-Part movie quote ...
Some movie quotes are like rythmic prose. Delivered in three sentences or two pauses. Which is your favorite, from those? Discuss here
Which is your favorite of Charles Bronson's 60's movies?
From 1960 to 1968, Charles Bronson was in some of the biggest pictures to come out of Hollywood. Which of these is your favorite film with Bronson from that era? (Note: I did not list the lesser films of that decade, just the big ones) Discuss this poll here: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/flat/216081802
Favorite WWII guys-on-a-mission movies
Which of these WWII guys-on-a-mission movie is your favorite?