Poll: Greatest Chinese Movies of All Time
A poll by Dibyayan_Chakravorty
Results of 1,178 votes:
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
In the Mood for Love (2000)
Ip Man (2008)
Infernal Affairs (2002)
Enter the Dragon (1973)
Police Story (1985)
Kung Fu Hustle (2004)
Farewell My Concubine (1993)
Chungking Express (1994)
Raise the Red Lantern (1991)
Red Cliff (2008)
Hard Boiled (1992)
House of Flying Daggers (2004)
The Killer (1989)
Yi Yi (2000)
Fist of Fury (1972)
Lust, Caution (2007)
Once Upon a Time in China (1991)
To Live (1994)
A Better Tomorrow (1986)
The Road Home (1999)
Not One Less (1999)
Spring in a Small Town (1948)
Comrades: Almost a Love Story (1996)
Ashes of Time (1994)
Blind Shaft (2003)
The Blue Kite (1993)
The One-Armed Swordsman (1967)
The Warlords (2007)
Street Angel (1937)
Peking Opera Blues (1986)
Together with You (2002)
The Emperor and the Assassin (1998)
Wire Fu Movies
Wire fu movies are movies featuring wirework enhanced action sequences. Which wire fu movie is your favorite? Discuss it here
2014 Oscars - In Memoriam: The Films
These are the films that were mentioned in the montage shown at the Academy Awards ceremony. They are listed in the order in which they appeared in the montage, with the names of the person remembered and their function in the film added in the description. Which of these films have you the fondest memories of? Two films mentioned in the montage are not on the poll list, because the maximum number of options for a poll is 35. The films omitted below are: Crac (1980) - Frédéric Back, animator and Twenty Years Later (1984) (mentioned under the English title "Twenty Years Later") - Eduardo Coutinho, documentarian The reason for these two particular titles being left out is solely that no appropriate image is available on the pages for them. It is not in any way implied that these films or the people remembered for them are of less importance than those featured below. Discuss here
Weapon Wielding Women (Nothing as Boring as a Handgun)
Which of these weapon wielding women would you want to be (or want to have guarding you) when wantonly wandering in wild wondrous woodlands? Discuss the list here: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/thread/224437500
Sword-wielding Female Characters
Which of these female characters do you think is the most handy with swords? Discuss the list here!
Best of Wuxia
Wuxia is a genre of Chinese fiction concerning the adventures of martial artists in ancient China. Most Wuxia films are known for their great cinematography. Which Wuxia film among this list do you like most? Discuss
Favorite House Movie?
Which movie with "house" in the title is your favorite? After voting, discuss the topic here.
Highest Grossing Foreign Language Films
As of May 2015, which of these 35 highest grossing (lifetime worldwide gross) foreign language (non English) films (1980-present) is your favorite? Discuss the poll here Source: Box Office Mojo
What is your favourite fighting style?
What's your most favourite unarmed fighting style (martial arts) in the movies? Discussion thread : Here
What Language Do You Wish You Could Speak?
What language do you wish you could learn to speak? If one of these already is your native language, choose another you wish you could learn to speak fluently. Discuss here
We got a FIGHT!
It's ON! ... Which of these types of one-on-one movie fights is your favorite? Fight comments here
Sexiest Female movie characters
which of these movie female characters from the modern era (1980s till today ) do you find the sexiest ? Discuss the poll here
Best of "Woman Warrior" Pictures
What is the best picture from this list of Women Warriors? After voting, please discuss here.
What To Name Your Dragon?
If I had a pet Dragon, I would name it... Discuss here
Low Budget Movies That Paid Off Big
Low budgets films allow investors to reap potentially huge returns on their investment. While budget caps vary throughout the world and time, one authoritative definition sets the top end of the limit for movies with a current budget under $2,500,000. On both sides of the camera, many of today's biggest stars first honed their skills on low budget films. These films launched or served as a breakthrough for many in many of their careers. Which one of these wildly successful low budget ($250,000 < $1,500,000) movies* is your favorite? * Movies with a minimum 6.0 IMDb user rating, excludes micro-budget (<$250,000) films and uses just one type of movie income stream (box office) for comparison. Vote in the companion poll: Micro Budget Movies That Paid Off Big Discuss the topic here.
Movie Scenes YOU Have Done
Which of these unforgettable movie scenes have you re-enacted? (In front of people or when nobody's watching) Discuss here
Dedicated to Daffodil Which of these forests (from live-action films) is the most interesting place? Thanks to Djesika, buddhalou, dandelion24, alioth4, and Dibyayan_Chakravorty for some of the suggestions
Best Hong Kong Movies
The influence of Hong Kong cinema can be seen far and wide. Bruce Lee remains a global icon, his martial arts movies classics. The groundbreaking action of The Matrix would never have come about if not for John Woo films and the action choreography of Yuen Woo-ping. Quentin Tarantino ripped off Ringo Lam’s City on Fire for his debut, 1992’s Reservoir Dogs. Moonlight owes much to the style of Wong Kar-wai films and the auteur was an influence acknowledged by Sofia Coppola when she collected the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for Lost in Translation. While Oscar winning film, The Departed is a remake of Infernal Affairs. Which movie included in the list do you like the most? After voting, discuss 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!
Your Favorite 70's Action Film?
Which of the below (non-animated)action movies from the 1970's do you like the most? Discuss the list here Choose your favorite 90's action movie here Choose your favorite 80's action movie here Choose your favorite R rated action movie of the 2000's here Choose your favorite PG-13 rated action movie of the 2000's here Choose your favorite action movie of 2010-2015 here
Most MeMorable 'Mirror' MoMent froM a Movie ...
Apart from the legendary "You talkin' to me?" which of these no-less famous mirror moments do you think is the most memorable? Discuss here PS : have you noticed how alliterative the title is?