Poll: What a Peculiar, Long-Winded, Prolix, Verbose, Epic Title Is That?
A poll by NoRa_FoKa
Results of 284 votes:
Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996)
A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (2014)
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain (1995)
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask (1972)
The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)
To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar (1995)
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)
The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009)
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)
Back to the Future (1985)
It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963)
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)
Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (1995)
I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK (2006)
They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969)
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Eyes Without a Face (1960)
Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997)
House of Sand and Fog (2003)
Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
White Bird in a Blizzard (2014)
A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982)
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)
Other Dimensions: 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 8th, The Upside Down, Ghost, X...
Carl Sagan the renowned planetary scientist, cosmologist, astrophysicist, and astrobiologist, explaining the 4th dimension using as prop an apple, is one of the most remarkable moments in TV History. The year was 1980 and the show is the celebrated TV mini-series Cosmos, rated 9.3/10 by IMDb! Here follow a list of movies/series/videos/episodes/documentaries illustrating different dimensions: 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 8th, The Upside Down, Ghost, X, Spiritual, Gozer's... Which title is your favorite one? Discuss Here in the IMDb Community Forums
James Horner's Best Scores
We have now had polls rating the best musical scores on film by composers John Williams, Hans Zimmer, and Danny Elfman. In continuing this study of modern composers, let's examine James Horner. Horner has been composing for over 30 years and has over 150 credits and 2 Oscars to his name. This is a list of films that James Horner composed the score for. Selection is taken from his awards-nominated work, his highest grossing films, and his otherwise highly regarded scores. From this list, which film has your favorite Horner musical score? Discuss this here
Favorite film made from an Oprah Book Club selection?*
*films made AFTER the book was featured; theatrical releases only Discuss the list here
Favorite 'Adventure' Movie
There's just something exciting about the word 'adventure' and promising about any movie title that features it. Which movie with 'adventure' (or 'adventures') in the title is your favorite? After voting, you may discuss the list here
IMDb All-time Top 250: The 1980s
Only twenty films have been ranked in every IMDb Top 250 year end list (1996-2014) and were made in the 1980s. Which one do you consider the best? 1970s <<< Vote Other Decades >>> 1990s Discuss the list here
Desert Lexical Field
Which film containing, in its title, a word relating to the lexical field of the desert is your favorite? Rules: 1) More than 5000 votes 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.
Which of these rhyming movie quotes is your favorite? Discuss here
Jeff Goldblum: Scientist and Brainiac!
Jeff Goldblum has just revisited his famous computer scientist role, David Levinson in the up and coming Independence Day: Resurgance (2016). He has played several iconic scientists in his long acting career. Which of these characters is your favorite? Let's talk science over here at our all scientists Jeff Goldblum round table!
In some movies there are underdog characters that totally gained the attention of the audience. Many of them had an impact that lasted for decades. Some others are of newer date. Which of these iconic underdogs is your favorite? Tell us here.
I'm So Glad They Never Made a Sequel to...
Which of these films are you most glad didn't get its officially planned sequel? Discuss the list here.
Nobel Prize in Comedy?
Which of these comic-dimensional scientists (from fiction) have the best chance in winning a Nobel Prize in their respective fields? Debate your candidate's qualifications here.
Favorite film about struggling immigrants?
Best fake movie band?
Which of these fictional music bands featured in movies do you think is the best? Some of them are so good they started producing real music, but they're still included! Discuss here
It's a Small World After All
Using more than one language in a single film can accomplish many things, including illustrating how interconnected we all are, no matter where on the globe we may be or to what culture or cultures we may belong. Each of the following films uses two or more languages. Whether by creating authenticity, enhancing atmosphere, or showing how "small" and interdependent the world is, which movie uses the changing languages to best effect? After voting, please feel free to discuss here. Vote in another "Multilingual Movies" poll here. Note: The list only includes films with real and not fictional languages, with at least 20,000 votes, and with at least a 7.0 rating.
Sci-fi Closing Lines
Movies' final lines can be some of the greatest of film history and in the case of Science-fiction, some of the most iconic lines are the last to be heard before the fade-out. Which of these closing lines from sci-fi movies is the most iconic? Vote, discuss the list here... and keep watching the skies!
Memorable Existential Comedies
Who said comedies couldn't be deep and meaningful? Sometimes, there's more than ha-ha's behind comedies; humor can be the best medium to speak deep and powerful statements about life, to make us question our own existence, or even provide a life-changing experience. So, which of these existential comedies* most affected the way you felt about life? After voting, you may discuss the list here (some are comedy-dramas but you got the point)
Roger Deakins' Finest Works
Which of these films shot by Roger Deakins is the most beautiful? Discuss here
Favorite House Titled Movie?
Which movie with "house" in the title is your favorite? Vote in the companion poll: Favorite House Titled TV Series? Discuss the topic here.
Prime Numbered Titles - 17
Prime Numbers create a unique sequence. The seventh prime number is 17. Which do you think is the best movie with a title length of 17 characters? English titles; Ignore whitespace; Minimum of 50,000 votes; IMDb rating of 7.5 or above. Discuss the poll here