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Poll: Luise Rainer (January 12, 1910 - December 30, 2014) RIP
A poll by Dibyayan_Chakravorty
Results of 217 votes:
The Gambler (1997)
The Good Earth (1937)
The Great Ziegfeld (1936)
The Love Boat (1977)
The Emperor's Candlesticks (1937)
The Great Waltz (1938)
Big City (1937)
Sehnsucht 202 (1932)
Lux Video Theatre (1950)
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950)
The Toy Wife (1938)
A Dancer (1991)
Der erste Kuß (1954)
Schlitz Playhouse (1951)
Dramatic School (1938)
Faith Baldwin Romance Theatre (1951)
By Candlelight (1949)
The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (1948)
Heut' kommt's drauf an (1933)
Madame hat Besuch (1932)
Favorite Best Picture Music Oscar Nominee?
Which of these Best Picture Oscar-nominated music movies whose main character(s) are involved in the creation or performance of music* is your favorite? *composers, singers, musicians, managers, venue owners, etc. For the purpose of this question, a music genre movie is defined as a movie whose plot is dominated by the performance or creation of music (vocal, instrumental, or mechanical sounds having rhythm, melody, or harmony). In contrast to a musical genre movie, which combines songs interwoven into the narrative, spoken dialogue, acting and sometimes dance. Those movies that have both elements would fit into the music and musical genres. Discuss the topic here.
Match Made in Heaven
Listed below are couples that might seem a match made in heaven. Of course, they never existed because the characters appeared in different and unconnected films and so, unfortuately, they never met. Which of the couples do you think would be the best match? Discuss here
Remembering Judy Garland
10th June, 2022 marks the 100th birth anniversary of Judy Garland. She enchanted everyone with her voice and performance as Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz movie back in 1939. She has received several accolades for her acting and singing throughout her career. Which of these movies with Judy Garland would you like to watch the most? Discuss the poll here
Classic Performance Musicals
From IMDb: "Performance musicals happen within the guidelines of the real world; the musical numbers that happen can all be explained by the rules of the real world, usually within the framework of some sort of performance that happens by the characters. This is as opposed to organic musicals. Organic musicals are musicals where people literally burst into song with background music in the middle of the scene, and there's no real world explanation to it." Based on this explanation, which of these classic performance musicals is your favorite? After voting, you might discuss the list here
The Academy Awards - Years Ending With 7
In 1929 The Academy started to honor the best movies. This is an Oscar view on each decade the Film Academy honoured the best movie from the launch of the Oscars until today. (According to 2022). This time it's year 7 of each decade. Which of these best movies is your favorite? (Animated, documentations, short films are left out - just feature films) Discuss here.
I Can’t Believe They Chose That As Best Picture
According to the members’ ratings on IMDb’s list of The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences’ Best Picture Oscar Winners (http://www.imdb.com/search/title?count=100&groups=oscar_best_picture_winners&sort=year,desc&ref_=nv_ch_osc_2), these 30 films* are the lowest rated Best Picture winners on the IMDb.com. Frankly, I’m shocked that some very fine films have such a low rating. However, out of these bottom 30 of the Best Picture Winners, which do YOU think is the WORST (not the best) Best Picture winner? Discuss it here. If you think that some of these films deserve a higher IMDb member vote rating, please click on that film and give it a higher vote! * I had to stop at 30 because there were 10 films at 7.8 that would have driven the list over the 35 entry limit.
Who's The Greatest Character?
All these characters gave their name to their movie, and all of them were accompained by the word Great in the title. But having them all together, who is the greatest of them all? Poll by Pencho15 Discuss this suggestion at http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/nest/215828323
Films that Feature a Symphony
Mozart in the Jungle (2014) illustrates that what happens behind the curtains at the symphony can be just as captivating as what occurs on stage. What feature film provides the best behind the scenes look at a symphony? Discuss here
Which vampire hunter would you trust to keep you alive?
Vampires are out to suck your blood, but you prefer to keep it where it is. Which of these dedicated* vampire hunters would you want by your side to keep you safe when walking out in the dark? * Dedicated; vampire hunter by choice, not by unfortunate twists of fate (sorry From Dusk Till Dawn fans) Discuss the list here.
Movie Character Wisdom
Which of these movie character words of wisdom agree with you the most? Discuss this poll here Also, vote on TV Character Wisdom
Face-Off: Seth Grahame-Smith Mash-Up Heroes
Seth Grahame-Smith is a mash-up novelist and Hollywood screenwriter. A mash-up combines a pre-existing classic work of fiction with new plot twists added from another genre by a contemporary co-author. Popular works include: "Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter", "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies", "Little Women and Werewolves" and "Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters". Which Seth Grahame-Smith mash-up movie hero is more lethal: Abraham Lincoln, The Vampire Hunter or Elizabeth Bennet, The Zombie Killer? Discuss the topic here.
You Are Breaking the Fourth Wall!!!
Fourth wall breaking is when a character knows that he or she is on screen and continues on to acknowledge the audience's existence. Which character that breaks the 4th Wall is your favorite? Vote on Part 2 HERE Discuss Here
Stars and Stripes Forever — A Tribute to John Philip Sousa
John Philip Sousa (1854 – 1932) was a prolific American musician and composer. His father was of Portuguese ancestry and his mother of German/Bavarian. He wrote many remarkable military marches and other patriotic music. His best known works are "Semper Fidelis", "The Stars and Stripes Forever", and "The Washington Post". Below follows some movies containing John Philip Sousa marches in their soundtracks, according to IMDb Soundtrack pages. Which title is the most encouraging one? Discuss Here in the IMDb Poll Community Forum
35 Oldest Oscar Winning Best Pictures
Which of these 35 oldest Oscar winning Best Pictures is your favorite? After voting, you may discuss the poll here.
Best Picture Oscar-Winning Biopics
Which of these Best Picture Oscar-winning Biography genre films is your favorite? Discuss the poll here
Oscar Nominees & Winners at 27
Celebrating the 27th anniversary of our favorite website, here are the 31 performances that earned their actors an Oscar nomination (in some cases a win) on the year of their 27th birthday. Which of these performances (ranked chronologically) would you consider your favorite? After the vote, you might discuss the list here (oh, and the * refers to a supporting role) Again, I know it's very likely that the actor/actress might not have turned 27 (or 28) before the actual date of the ceremony, but using the same convention as for the last two editions of this poll, only years are considered.
Musicals With an Oscar for Best Picture
Of the 89 Academy Award winners for 'Best Picture', no less than 10 movies are musicals. Which musical is your favorite? You may discuss the poll here
Most iconic movie scene on steps or stairs? Discuss here
Best "Best Picture" 1928 - 1939
The first Oscar ceremony was in 1928 with a joint winner, so this poll with have 13 titles rather than 10. What is the best "best picture" winner of these 12 years? Discuss here
Fibonacci Sequence Titles
The Fibonacci sequence is a sequence of numbers in which each number is the sum of the two preceding ones, starting from 0 and 1. Here are the movie titles where the number of characters in words follows the logic of this sequence. Which movie do you think matches the uniqueness of the Fibonacci sequence? Minimum of 5,000 votes; IMDb rating of 6.5 or above; English Language Titles Discuss the poll here