Poll: Best Rom-Coms of the '90s
A poll by jamariana
Results of 8,482 votes:
Forrest Gump (1994)
Only You (1994)
Groundhog Day (1993)
10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
Pretty Woman (1990)
Notting Hill (1999)
You've Got Mail (1998)
As Good as It Gets (1997)
Jerry Maguire (1996)
Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
While You Were Sleeping (1995)
The Postman (Il Postino) (1994)
There's Something About Mary (1998)
Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)
Shakespeare in Love (1998)
Chasing Amy (1997)
My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)
My Girl (1991)
Muriel's Wedding (1994)
French Kiss (1995)
The American President (1995)
Blast from the Past (1999)
Never Been Kissed (1999)
The Wedding Banquet (1993)
Everyone Says I Love You (1996)
Belle Epoque (1992)
Green Card (1990)
The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)
Runaway Bride (1999)
The Truth About Cats & Dogs (1996)
It Could Happen to You (1994)
Lottery winner blues or greens or something good?
Do you think that bad things would most likely happen to you if you won the lottery? Your already happy life coming unraveled from the untimely and unexpected fortune (blues from the winning fallout and inevitable consequences of losing it all)? Family and friends becoming too greedy and needy (green with envy)? Or would all of your problems be solved by winning the jackpot? Which of these movies about lottery winners would best parallel your new found fortune filled life if you won the lottery? Hire your entourage here!
Favorite Rob Reiner Film
Rob Reiner is a gifted film-maker in a special sense: fans didn't love the way he made movies, they simply loved the movies he made. Whether for comedy, drama, suspense and fantasy, he never used a specific trick or trademark of his own, he simply made memorable, quotable and enjoyable movies. In homage to the much underrated Rob Reiner, which of his theatrically released movies is your personal favorite? After voting, you might discuss the list here
20 pleasantly surprising entries in Gene Siskel's annual Top 10
Which of these 20 movies that made one of Gene Siskel's annual Top Ten (link to the late critics Ebert & Siskel's Top Ten lists) surprises you the most, in a pleasant way? Discuss here
Most Beautiful Actress with Short Hair
Which actress looks most beautiful with short hair? Discuss
Top 250 Directors' Lowest Rated Titles
All the following directors have at least one movie in the IMDb Top 250 but not all of their movies have been so well received by critics and spectators. This list presents their lowest rated titles (minimum: 10,000 votes/max. rating: 6.5). Which of these movies do you like the most despite bad reviews? Or, if you haven't seen any, which one interests you the most? Discuss here! Live poll here! First part: Best Directors' Lowest Rated Titles here!
If Films Were Fortune Cookies
To celebrate Chinese New Year, which is observed in late January, what film title best reflects the fortune cookie that would best fit your life right now or that you would most like to receive? Share what your cookie says here
Mark Wahlberg's new movie, The Gambler is being released on Christmas Day. If you've seen many gambling movies, you know that gambling is bad. Based on their great storylines and tremendous acting, which of these films did you enjoy watching the characters gamble in? Discuss the list here
Happy Hanksgiving, A Celebration of Tom Hanks
Hanksgiving is an event celebrated the fourth Thursday of each November since 2009. Often, it is confused with another holiday that falls on the same day, but Hanksgiving has its own traditions and menu. A typical celebration includes a Tom Hanks-inspired feast, the company of friends and family and binge watching Tom Hanks movie and TV series titles all day long. Which combination of a Tom Hanks-inspired menu dish/drink and Tom Hanks movie/TV series would you most like to have a helping of this Hanksgiving holiday? Celebrate Hanksgiving with these: Serious Eats Hanksgiving Recipes or Vulture Hanksgiving Recipes. A special thanks to yrnej, seriouseats.com and vulture.com for their suggestions. Discuss the topic here.
The Avengers in Other Movies
These movies have in common that they had the participation of the principal stars of the MCU. Which is the best movie? you may discuss here
IMDb Birthday Poll
From this list of movies that earned at least one Oscar nomination and were released the year that IMDb was born (October 17, 1990) which one is your favorite? Discuss this poll here
10 Million Votes!
As of June 22, 2016 IMDb polls have reached 10 Million votes. In celebration of achieving this milestone, which of these 35 lowest grossing movies on the opening weekend at the U.S. domestic box office that earned just over 10 Million on the opening weekend is your favorite? After voting, you may discuss the poll here. Source: Box Office Mojo.
They're at Your Service (in the Movies)
January is "Be Kind to Servers Month." Waitresses and servers don't have it easy in the movies. The work is hard, they're often treated poorly and are rarely the star of the show. They may have a heart of gold or could just be a face in the shadows, the rest of the characters probably couldn't care less. Which of these movie servers would make you tip over 20%? Discuss the list here
Patriotic Movies for Independence Day
Each year on July 4th, the US celebrates Independence Day, the anniversary of our country adopting the Declaration of Independence, which announced that the 13 original American colonies were coming together as a new nation, and were no longer part of the British Empire. Entertainment Weekly magazine has created a list of the "25 Most Patriotic Movies" to celebrate the birth of our nation. Which do you feel is most patriotic? Discuss the list here * all text descriptions of the films come directly from the original EW article
You're checking in at the famous New York Plaza Hotel...
...which of these movies' characters who've also stayed there in their movies, would you most like to run into there? Discuss the list here.
Best "American" movie
Best movie with the title "American ___" or "An/The American ___", often indicating that the story or main character is something or someone distinctly or quintessentially "American" in the mind of the creator. Documentaries, or movies rated below 5.0 on IMDB, are not included. 35 movies. Discuss here
Best Fictional Election or Campaign Movie?
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 is Election Day in the United States of America, normally set as "the Tuesday next after the first Monday in the month of November" in even years. Which of these fictional election or campaign movies* most earns your vote? * Movies can encompass any political aspect from grassroots movement, campaign, convention, election, or post-election event for any candidate from dog catcher to president or be a solitary issue-centric campaign or set in any country. Take the companion poll: Best True Story Election or Campaign Movie? Discuss the topic here.
Surprising titles of the Top 250
You may find it surprising, but all the following titles were present at least once in the Top 250. Today they all have a rating of 6.8 or less. Which movie surprises you the most to have been in the Top? Discuss here and see the list of all movies that have appeared on the IMDb Top 250 here! (list by dan_dassow) (Source: took.nl/250)
Movie Titles That Would Make Good Horror
What a waste of good horror movie titles! This is a list of comedies, uplifting movies or plain dramas with rather ominous titles... if you don't pay much attention to the poster, and use your imagination, they would make interesting horror movies. In your opinion, which of these classic titles carries the most promising 'horror' potential? After voting, you may discuss the list here
90s Comedies in New York
An unbelievable amount of films are set in the wonderful city of New York, and the 90s was a decade that saw a lot of romantic comedies and comedies in general. Which one of these 90s (romantic) comedies set in New York is your favorite? Discuss the list here
Which of these political comedies do you think is the funniest? Discuss here