Poll: Forgotten 80's Science Fiction Movies Many People Won't Admit to Loving
A poll by Breumaster
Results of 987 votes:
The Abyss (1989)
The Running Man (1987)
Night of the Comet (1984)
Enemy Mine (1985)
Swamp Thing (1982)
The Blob (1988)
Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (1985)
The Blood of Heroes (1989)
The Wraith (1986)
The Philadelphia Experiment (1984)
Earth Girls Are Easy (1988)
Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)
Robot Jox (1989)
This is a list of visionaries whose ambition for innovation blinds their consideration of their relationships, friendships and respect for life. Which visionary's level of ambition is the most dangerous? Discuss Here!
Totally Rotten Musicals, Dude!
Which of these nightmarishly terrible musicals* brings you the most dread? Let's commiserate in tone deaf terms how much these musicals make our collective ears bleed ... over here. (*Musicals from 1970 to 1999 with IMDb average rating no higher than 5.9)
Classic Cult Comedies
They're funny. Their ratings (higher than 7.0) indicate that their comedic effects were intentional. And put together, they have more followers over the world than a bikini snap from Kim Kardashian... or as many. You guessed it (especially if you read the title) these are the classic cult comedies and the question might surprise you... not. Which of these classic cult comedies is your personal favorite? After voting, discuss the list here
Poll of the Zombie Movie
A zombie is a fictional undead being created through the reanimation of a human corpse. The term comes from Haitian folklore, where a zombie is a dead body reanimated through magic. Modern depictions of zombies often invoke science fictional methods such as carriers, radiation, mental diseases, vectors, viruses, scientific accidents, etc. White Zombie (1932) is one of the earliest examples of a movie featuring a zombie. George A. Romero revolutionized the zombie subgenre with Night of the Living Dead (1968). This movie effectively redefined the use of the term "zombie". (Source: Wikipedia) Which zombie movie is your favorite? You may discuss the poll here
Underrated Sci-Fi Movies (Pre-2000)
These following sci-fi films before 2000 deserve to have a larger audience, higher ratings and a large amount of popularity among cinephiles, especially sci-fi geeks. Which of these underrated sci-fi films is your favorite? Or if you haven't seen one of these, which of these would you want to watch? 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
Best Sci-Fi Movies Based on Book (Dystopia, Apocalyptic, Horror)
What is your favorite movie in the list? All these sci-fi movies (dystopia, apocalyptic, horror) are based on books (no comics; titles ordered by release year). When you love a book, few things are more exciting than seeing it turned into a movie. When you initially love a movie, it's never late to know how all the things were on the page... Discuss here after voting. Another half of this poll is available for additional voting.
TRIPPY: Your Space Trip Playlist
You're going on your first space trip! Which of these songs is going to play first on your space trip playlist? Spin a disc to your space voyage here:
Midnight Movies After the Heyday
The heyday of the midnight movies phenomena was from 1970 to 1977. For more information see the poll: Midnight Movie Phenomena. From 1977 many leading midnight movie venues switched back to their original programming of live acts and present mainstream movies. The Elgin Theatre in New York City, where the midnight movie movement began, shut down completely in 1978. In succeeding years many independent theaters ceased to exist because of the popularization of the VCR and cable television. During the late 1970s and early 1980s concert films became popular midnight screenings. New films, now from mainstream distributors, were picked up by the midnight movie circuit, but the core of exhibitors that energized the movement had disappeared. In 1988 the Toronto International Film Festival introduced the nightly Midnight Madness section. In the years since, new or recent films still occasionally emerge as midnight movie "hits" on the circuit of theaters that continue to show them. (Source: Wikipedia) If you could go back in time and experience one of these midnight movie screenings, which movie would you choose? You may discuss the poll here
Movie Titles That Are Acronyms
An acronym is an abbreviation formed from the initial letters of other words and pronounced as a word. Which of these acronym titles and their meanings, is the best name for a movie? You may discuss the poll here
The Independent 1980s
The independent cinema industry as presently known grew out of the independent cinema movement that came about in the 1980s following the death of New Hollywood. From this list of influential, acclaimed independent films during the 1980s, which is the best? Discuss Here
The Best Horror Movies of the 1980s
This poll is made in celebration of one of the most iconic horror movies of all time, The Shining (1980)'s 40th anniversary. Let's have a look at some of the best horror movies of that decade. Which of these horror movies of the 1980s, with an average rating of 7.0 and 25000 votes, is your favorite? Discuss here
Finish the Quote with a Movie
Which quote continued on by a movie title do you find most amusing? After voting, please discuss here.
Fictional Movie Drugs
These are illicit substances that were created as works of fiction. We can only imagine what would happen if some of these drugs became a reality… Which of these 35 fictional drugs would you want to be real? Discuss the list here
Humorous Horror-Comedy Taglines
Which of the following *taglines* from a horror-comedy film do you find the funniest or most ridiculous? Also vote for your favorite Humorous Horror Tagline After voting, you can discuss here
Entertainment Weekly's Top 50 Cult Movies
The term 'cult movie' was first used in the 1970s to describe the culture that surrounded underground films and midnight movies. These movies have aquired cult followings for their camp value (an aesthetic style and sensibility that regards something as appealing because of its bad taste and ironic value). Other cult movies were controversial and suppressed at their release, but they are reclaimed or rediscovered. (Source: Wikipedia) In May 2003, magazine Entertainment Weekly published a list of the top 50 Cult Movies of All Time. Which cult movie is your favorite? Or, which one seems the most fascinating? You may discuss the poll here Note: Movies with more than 100,000 votes, Documentaries and Short Films are excluded.
Movies Which Were Hard to Finish
Here are movies that were hard to finish as chosen by readers of the IMDb Poll Board. We walked out of them, turned them off, or lost interest and fast-forwarded to the end. Which movie did you like the least? Discuss here after voting
Most Bizarre Body Horror Movie
Which body horror movie is most bizarre? Discuss
Most Iconic Zombies From Movies and TV
THIS POLL MAY CONTAIN SLIGHT SPOILERS! Which of these following zombies from movies and tv do you find to be the most iconic of them all? After voting, you may discuss this spooky poll here.
RIP: Wilford Brimley — A True Natural
Veteran character actor Wilford Brimley, probably best known as one of the stars of Ron Howard's wonderful sci-fi classic Cocoon (1985) and the Barry Levinson film, The Natural (1984) starring Robert Redford, has passed away this August 1st, 2020. Wilford decided at a rather late age of 34 to try out acting. This was because he had gained weight and could not perform in rodeos anymore! He found work almost immediately as an extra in the movie True Grit (1969) starring John Wayne. Then shortly after, TV and movies came a calling. He would end up being in several high profile movies. This quote by Wilford probably best sums up his "Natural" acting style and the reason for his popularity. "I just try to be myself." Well, when you're a very likable fellow, "being yourself" can have its advantages! Thank you Wilford. Condolences to all of Wilford's family. We will miss him too. Which movie with Wilford co-starring in it is your favorite? After voting, please discuss here.