Poll: Greedy Characters
A poll by Eagles90
Results of 462 votes:
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
There Will Be Blood (2007)
Wall Street (1987)
SpongeBob SquarePants (1999)
Breaking Bad (2008)
The Simpsons (1989)
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
A Christmas Carol (1951)
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
"The Treasure of the Sierra Madre" 1948 Warner Bros.
Trading Places (1983)
Die Hard (1988)
Neil Patrick Harris
A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017)
"Double Indemnity" Barbara Stanwyck 1944 Paramount **I.V.
Dr. Evil quiets Scott
Mean Girls (2004)
Citizen Kane (1941)
Michael J. Fox
Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)
The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
Catch Me If You Can (2002)
The Goonies (1985)
The Night of the Hunter (1955)
"Greed" Zasu Pitts 1923 MGM
Robert De Niro
Superman Returns (2006)
Billy Bob Thornton
A Simple Plan (1998)
The Sting (1973)
Runner Runner (2013)
Where's My Money?
Which of these bad guys you'd have most hated or feared to owe money to? After voting, you might discuss the list here
Face Reveal Scenes in Movies
These films were filled with action, suspense and some considerable character development, but many were shielding us from knowing the faces of one of its chief subjects. And when that moment finally came, it was often climactic and surprising. Maybe it was finally unveiling the ugliness the character always tried to hide or maybe it was a subtle cue that the character, and their secrets, have now been, or will be, revealed in the story. Which of these face reveal scenes satisfied you the most? Discuss the list SPOILER: here.
FYC, AFI - The Next Top 50 Villains
This is the first of a poll series whose purpose is to anticipate the inclusions in the next American Film Institute's Top 25, 50 or 100 lists. As you may know, many lists date back to the late 1990s and early 2000s and while the inclusions are satisfying, the absences severely date them. We will start with AFI's Top 50 villains aired on 2003 with Alonzo Harris from Training Day (2001) as the most recent character. So we'll consider movies from 2003 till today whose villains fit the AFI's criteria in terms of cultural impact: characters who have a made a mark on American society in matters of style and substance, and legacy: characters who elicit strong reactions across time, enriching America's film heritage while continuing to inspire contemporary artists and audiences. In the eventuality of a new AFI's Top 50 villains, which of these memorable post-2003 screen villains would be your top choice for an inclusion (as high as possible)? After voting, you might discuss the list here
Most Unusual Character Names in Non-Fantastical Films
Which of these strange names of characters from otherwise "realistic" films (aka not fantasy, sci-fi or horror) is the weirdest? Discuss the list here Please note: no nicknames
Greatest Movie Anti-Heroes of All Time
Which of these live action movie characters do you think can be considered as the "Greatest Movie Anti-Hero of All Time"? After voting, you may discuss the poll here. Also vote for: Greatest Pre-1980's Movie Heroes | Greatest Post-1980's Movie Heroes | Greatest Pre-1980's Movie Villains | Greatest Post-1980's Movie Villains | Greatest TV Heroes of All Time | Greatest TV Villains of All Time | Greatest TV Anti-Heroes of All Time
Which of these rich characters is your favorite? Discuss the list here! Female Rich Characters here!
Directors playing major roles in other directors’ films
It doesn't happen that often that a different director gets the chance to play a role in a fellow colleague director's film. Which one of these performances by a director in another director's film, did you think was the greatest? After voting, you may discuss the list here.
IMDb Poll Board Favorite Performances by Actors
These are the favorite performances by actors of IMDb Poll Board members. Whose performance is your favorite? You may discuss the poll here Special thanks to Kirk-Picard who started this poll idea. See also: IMDb Poll Board Favorite Performances by Actresses IMDb Poll Board Favorite Performances by Children
The 25 Best Film Performances of the 2000s?
According to the online magazine Paste, the below performances in movies were the 25 best between 2000 and 2010. The magazine's selections were widely supported: for just one example, all but three of these performances were nominated for Oscars, and most of those won. Of the following 25 widely acclaimed performances, which is your favorite? (Paste included the following caveat: "We only selected our favorite from each actor so that Daniel Day-Lewis, Kate Winslet, Sean Penn and Philip Seymour Hoffman didn’t simply dominate the list.") After voting, discuss here.
Types of Movies You Wish They Made More Of
The following entries are genres and sub genres of films that IMDb's Poll Board members wish were made more regularly. Which of them do you most want to be more frequently made? Discuss the list here
Best Movie Portrayal of Real-life Mob/Gangster
Who gave the best performance? Discuss Here
Single Performance, Winner of Five Major Awards — Best Leading Actor
So far eight actors have won Best Actor in a Leading Role award for a single performance in all 5 major award ceremonies (Academy, BAFTA, SAG, Golden Globe and Critic's Choice Award). Which one of these performances do you think is the most deserving? Discuss the poll here Also vote for "Single Performance, Winner of Five Major Awards": Best Leading Actress | Best Director | Best Supporting Actor | Best Supporting Actress | Best Picture
Which of these characters do you think is the most selfish? Discuss the list here! You can also vote for Lazy Characters here!
From this list of bald-headed movie baddies, which one is your favorite? Discuss HERE Also, vote on Bald Heroes HERE
Martin Scorsese Leads
Which one is your favorite lead character in a film directed by Martin Scorsese? Discuss the poll here Also vote for: Ridley Scott Leads
Most Iconic Scene from a Scorsese Movie?
Martin Scorsese is one of the most acclaimed American directors of all time. His films often explore themes such as Sicilian-American identity, Roman Catholic concepts of guilt and redemption, machismo, modern crime, and gang conflict. Despite this, he has an incredibly varied and accessible filmography that includes a romantic drama, a taut urban cop thriller, an oddball comedy and a religious period film. Which scene from his movies, as nominated by IMDB's Poll Board Members, do you feel is the most iconic of his filmography? See also: Most Iconic Scene from a Spielberg Movie? Most Iconic Scene from a Christopher Nolan Movie Most Iconic Scene from a James Cameron Movie? Discuss the list here
When the Villain Wins an Oscar
When supporting characters are not that 'supporting' ... when the leads lead a selfish crusade in the name of greed, cruelty or a wicked vision of power ... or when the darkest sides of the human soul inspire powerful and unforgettable perforamances allowing the villain to have a final revenge... and take the Oscar home. Which of these oscar-winning performances as a real-life or fictional villain is your favorite? After voting, you may discuss the list here (PS: Vito Corleone isn't included not because he's a good guy but to call him a 'villain' in the film's narrative would make no sense, his son Michael was a villain in the second opus, although a tragic one)
Favorite Robert De Niro Character
Who is your favorite character that Robert De Niro has portrayed? Discuss the list here!
Best Moment When the Hero and Villain Finally Meet
These are the moments that movie audiences wait in sheer anticipation for: the climactic, and inaugural, meet and greet between its hero and villain, the forces of good and evil. The moment when the hero and villain FINALLY meet! If they encountered each other but the villain was disguised, it won't be counted. Which of these moments was the most memorable to you? After voting, you may discuss the poll here.
Greatest Oscar-Winning Lead Actor Performance? (1990-Now)
Which Oscar winning leading actor performance from 1990 to now is the greatest? Discuss the topic here.