Poll: Best "Best Picture" 1940 - 1949
A poll by jamesh5
Results of 1,030 votes:
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
The Lost Weekend (1945)
How Green Was My Valley (1941)
All the King's Men (1949)
Gentleman's Agreement (1947)
Mrs. Miniver (1942)
Going My Way (1944)
Children in a War-Themed Film
Which of these war-themed films that features a prominent child character is your favorite? Discuss here.
Films With Most Oscar-Nominations
This Poll contains the films that have been nominated for 12 or more oscars. Which one of these movies with most oscar-nominations is your favorite? Discuss Here
Favorite Oscar-Nominated Noble Performance?
The most recent award season secured Olivia Colman Best Actress awards at the Oscars, the Golden Globes and BAFTA film award ceremonies. The year also included Oscar-nominated performances by Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz in The Favourite (2018) and the BAFTA-nominated and SAG-nominated performance by Margot Robbie in Mary Queen of Scots (2018) among others. Which of these all-time Oscar-nominated performances depicting a noble* rank or born-to-nobility movie character, excluding the immediate royal family is your favorite? * Duke, Duchess, Marquess, Marchioness, Earl, Count, Countess, Viscount, Viscountess, Baron, Baroness, Lord, Lady or other noble-born characters (real-life or fictional) After voting, discuss the topic here.
Oscar Nominated Films by William Wyler
Which Oscar nominated film directed by William Wyler is your favorite? Discuss the list here
Thank God It's Quotes' Day!
Whether you believe in God or not is besides this poll's point as you'll certainly believe that many memorable quotes don't mention the name of God in vain... and that's God's honest truth (Ruth). So, which of these movie quotes containing the name "God" is your favorite? After voting, you might discuss the list 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.
Favorite Oscar-Winning Best Picture War Movie?
Which of these Oscar-winning Best Picture movies with a war set story line is your favorite? Discuss the topic here.
Favourite Fictional WWII Film Made During the War?
This is a compliment to my other poll about movies based around WWII that do not actually depict anything that really happened. Here, the films are ones made during the war. Discuss here: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/nest/226952038
The "Four-Billing" Test
It's not exactly the Bechdel test, but even the most arbitrary parameter can sometimes provide interesting insights. Let's call it the "Four-Billing" test for the sake of giving it a name. The following films have two things in common: they were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar and out of the 4 first credited cast-members, at least 3 are female (or 3 out of 5 given that the fifth one was nominated for an Oscar). 33 Best Picture nominees seem to pass the "Four-Billing" test for women, 8 of them were released in the past 10 years. Which one is your favorite? After voting, you might discuss the list here Oscar nominee OSCAR WINNER
Oscar Goes G-Rated
The following are the only G-rated films to win the Best Picture Academy Award. Which do you think is best? Discuss the list here
Most Thrilling Best Picture-Winning War Film?
War films are quite popular among the Academy, and sixteen have won Best Picture. Which is the most thrilling? We're using IMDb's categorization for this poll. Discuss here: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/nest/246111911
Movies With 12 Oscar Nominations
Which of these movies that earned exactly 12 nominations at the Oscars is the best? After voting, you may discuss the poll here. Also vote for: Movies With 13 Oscar Nominations | Movies With 14 Oscar Nominations
US Box-office number-one Best Pictures ...
List of movies that won the Best Picture Oscar AND were the highest-grossing movies from their year of release. Discuss this poll at http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/thread/219895088
Movies nominated for the 7 Major Oscars ...
To date, only 13 movies have been nominated for the 7 Major Oscars, which are Best Picture, Director, Screenplay (Original or Adapted), Actor, Supporting Actor, Actress and Supporting Actress. Which one is your favorite? Discuss here
Dusting Off Celluloid 1940s: Which Old Movie Would You Like to See?
These are movies, released in the 1940s, widely considered to be one of the best decades in cinema, recommended by poll authors and commentators. Which of these relatively little-known but highly recommended films, all released during the 1940s, 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 contributor who nominated the film.) After voting, see the guidelines or discuss the poll here Vote for movies released before 1940 here
Best Picture Nominated Wartime Movies
Not every war-movie features war-scenes: many of them are essentially focused on the atmosphere, the mood or more simply the war as seen from the civilians' standpoint. This poll is about classic Best Picture Oscar-nominated "battle-less" war movies (the term "battle" loosely includes "soldier vs. soldier" shootouts or executions). Which of these classic wartime movies is your favorite? After voting, you might discuss the list here
Women's Day : 25 Fictional Movie Heroines ...
To celebrate Women's Day, here is a list of 25 fictional movie heroines whose bravery, determination, strength, whether moral in a world of submission, or physical in a world of men, elevated them to their classic status. Which of these heroines is your favorite? Discuss here
Oscar Winning Roles in the Same Movie (Part 1)
Thirty-nine times have two or more actors won the Academy Award for their performances in the same movie. This first part includes performances from 1934 to 1979. Which of these pairs (or triplets) of Oscar winning roles is your favorite? Discuss here See part 2 here.
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 Acting Cast
This is a list of movies that got nominated in every acting category in the Oscars. Which of the following movies do you think had the best acting performances as group? After voting, discuss here.