Poll: Favorite Baseball Movie
A poll by TheMovieSmith
Results of 980 votes:
Field of Dreams (1989)
The Sandlot (1993)
A League of Their Own (1992)
Major League (1989)
The Natural (1984)
Bull Durham (1988)
The Bad News Bears (1976)
The Pride of the Yankees (1942)
Trouble with the Curve (2012)
Fever Pitch (2005)
Rookie of the Year (1993)
Angels in the Outfield (1994)
For Love of the Game (1999)
Eight Men Out (1988)
Million Dollar Arm (2014)
The Rookie (2002)
Mr. Baseball (1992)
Major League II (1994)
Angels in the Outfield (1951)
The Babe (1992)
Bad News Bears (2005)
Fear Strikes Out (1957)
Mr. 3000 (2004)
The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training (1977)
The Bad News Bears Go to Japan (1978)
Bang the Drum Slowly (1973)
It Happens Every Spring (1949)
Kill the Umpire (1950)
Major League: Back to the Minors (1998)
The Hawkeye State Movies
The Hawkeye State is the official nickname of Iowa. Adopted early in the state's history, Iowa's nickname is "The Hawkeye State" as a tribute to chief Black Hawk, leader of the native American Sauk tribe, who relocated to Iowa after unsuccessful fighting of settlers (source: statesymbolsusa.org). Iowa became the 29th state of the United States of America in 1846. These movies have a connection with Iowa. They are (partially) filmed there or it's a topic in the story. Which movie (or movie poster) do you associate the most with Iowa? You may discuss the poll here Click here to vote for other States of America
Rotten Tomatoes: Top Sports & Fitness Movies
Which of these top 35 sports and fitness movies, according to Rotten Tomatoes, is your favorite? Discuss here Other Genres: Art House & International | Classics | Drama | Horror | Kids & Family | Musical & Performing Arts | Mystery & Suspense | Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Characters in need of an intervention
Fictional characters or real-people bios featuring people with addictions. Tobacco use not included. Poll suggested by horn-5. You may discuss the poll here.
Which Recent Remake Will Stand the Test of Time?
Which remake from the last 10 years of a classic has the best chance of standing the test of time like the originals did? (Only including remakes that didn't bomb with audiences or critics and originals more than 25 years old). Discuss here: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/thread/222878420
Take Me Out to A Ball Game...
With Major League Baseball's 2014 Play-Offs and World Series running from 30 September through the end of October, which of these films, not all set in the "Big Leagues," do you think best captures the spirit of "America's Pasttime?" Take a swing here
Favorite Costner sports film?
Kevin Costner has finally broken into football with his new movie Draft Day. Which of his sports-related movies scores highest with you? Discuss the list here
There's Hope for the Human Race
These are all films that leave you with a gentle smile on your face and the feeling that there is hope for the human race. They're not about people overcoming overwhelming odds and unlikely heroes, but about people who change their ways or the way in which they interact with others, or those who change the ways others think or behave for the better. Which of them is your favourite Feel-Good-Film in a quiet way? Discuss here
Best Sequel of the 1970s
Which of these '70s sequels, besides The Godfather Part 2, is your favorite? please discuss here.
Favorite Sports Comedy
Which of these memorable sports comedies is your favorite? After voting, you may discuss the list here
Favorite Fictional Movie or TV Baseball Team
Baseball fans are unwavering in their support of their favorite professional, college, high school or Little League teams. Usually, there is a reason behind their loyalty to a particular team, be it geographical, a favored player or a team's style of play. Likewise, fictional movie and TV baseball teams earn similar fan praise with endearing characters and a compelling approach to the game. Which fictional movie or television baseball team* earns your support by being the type of team you would root for? * baseball teams must feature both a fictional team name and a fictional roster that never played together on the same team. Take other series polls: Favorite Fictional Movie or TV Football Team After voting, discuss the topic here.
Most Underrated 2000s Comedy Remake
The 2000s wasn't a particularly good decade for comedy remakes as they all have a rating below 6.5 on IMDb, Ocean's Eleven (2001) being the exception that confirms the rule. But maybe some of them were judged too hastily, unfairly compared to the original movies while every judgment is relative and maybe -remake or no remake- a movie should be judged on its own merit, and a comedy on how funny it is. So, which of these comedy remakes released in the 2000s do you find the most underrated? After voting, you might discuss the list here
Favorite Four Word Named Title Group
From this list, what is your favorite four word title (movie or television) that names a group of people? Discuss here: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/flat/233988143
Rolling Stone's 30 Best Sports Movies of All Time
Recently a number of writers from Rolling Stone Magazine compiled their list of the greatest sports movies of all time. Which do you think deserves the title most? Complain about your snubbed favorites here.
From Film To ... Broadway?
They were great on the big screen, and maybe they have the potential to really shine on Broadway as well due to their captivating stories and iconic set pieces that were destined to be adapted for musical theater. From this list of films below, which do you think would have the most amazing Broadway musical? Exclusions: Films that have either already been adapted to a musical (Lion King, Aladdin) or have enough music in them to make the Broadway transition fairly easy (Jungle Book, The Nightmare Before Christmas). After voting, you may discuss the poll here.
Most Inspirational Pee-Wee Sports Film?
Which of these movies about kids performing sports do you find to be most inspirational? Discuss the list here.
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!
Favorite film about struggling immigrants?
What Were You Watching During the N.Y.C. 1977 Blackout
That was July 13 & 14, 1977. 42 Years later to the date Manhattan had another blackout. With the blackout and no TV New Yorkers left their houses and apartments and went to the Movies in the suburbs. If you were to have experienced, or did experience the blackout, which Movie would you have gone to see or were seeing when the lights went out? If you were in a movie theater when the lights went out, tell your story here. Includes the 1965, 1977, or 2019 Blackouts.
Rotten Movies from Critically Acclaimed Directors
Even celebrated directors make terrible films on occasion. According to Rotten Tomatoes, the following movies are among the lowest rated films by our most critically acclaimed directors. Which of these movies is the most embarrassing according to you? *no debut films have been included as the filmmaker needed time to find their groove. Discuss here
Favorite Film in Which "The Star-Spangled Banner" Was Used
On September 14, 1814, U.S. soldiers at Baltimore’s Fort McHenry raised a huge American flag to celebrate a crucial victory over British forces during the War of 1812. The sight of those “broad stripes and bright stars” inspired Francis Scott Key to write a song named "The Star-Spangled Banner" that eventually became the United States national anthem. What is your favorite film rated at least 7/10 stars on IMDb in which "The Star-Spangled Banner" was used? Discuss the list here