Poll: Films That Play With The Concept Of Reality
A poll by vibhorpanda29
Results of 6,032 votes:
The Matrix (1999)
Donnie Darko (2001)
Fight Club (1999)
Mulholland Drive (2001)
Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
The Truman Show (1998)
Shutter Island (2010)
Blade Runner (1982)
Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
Groundhog Day (1993)
Being John Malkovich (1999)
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
The Butterfly Effect (2004)
Vanilla Sky (2001)
Source Code (2011)
Black Swan (2010)
Total Recall (1990)
The Hitchcockian Poll (Pt. II)
Which is your favorite 'Hitchcockian' film? These are some the many films that have been described as being inspired by or reminiscent of the suspense of Alfred Hitchcock. Also vote in Part I! 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!
Favorite Minimalist Sci-Fi Movie Poster
Which poster has your favorite design? Discuss the list here
Great Movies With Surprise Endings
Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan on a July 17, 1938 trip from New York to California lost his bearings due to cloud cover and mistakenly flew east instead of west. The next day, he landed unexpectedly in Ireland after a supposedly unplanned transatlantic flight. In honor of "Wrong Way" Corrigan Day and other surprising turns and shocking outcomes: Which movie that took a likewise surprising turn of events and ended with an unexpected conclusion is your favorite? Discuss the topic.
Face-Off: Edge of Tomorrow vs Source Code
These two Sci-Fi/Action films have very similar concepts. Both films see their lead character die only to wake back up and have to relive the same day until they manage to avert disaster (Alien Invasion/Terrorist Attack.) Which of these films best pulls off the theme of 'Live, Die, Repeat'? Discuss Here
Coolest Fantasy - Sci-Fi Job
Which of these fantasy - Sci-Fi jobs (or jobs that don't exist) sound most interesting? Discuss the list here!
Favorite Bumpy Train Ride?
Each one of these movies featured a train ride that was anything but smooth and far from romantic. From heists to murder to prison escape to fugitives on the run to terrorists to train robberies, to men in women's sleeper cars, which of these bumpy train rides is your favorite? To complain to the conductor, (aka: talk about the topic) click here. With the new remake of Murder on the Orient Express (2017) (2017), it looks like we got another.
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)
Race Against Time
In many cases, the protagonist(s) of a movie is facing a time-limit failing which he/she has to face dire consequences. Which film featuring the protagonist(s) in a race against time is your favorite? Discuss here
Underrated Sci-Fi Movies (2000-2015)
These following sci-fi films since 2000 deserve to have a larger audience, higher ratings and a large amount of popularity among cinephiles, especially sci-fi geeks. Which of these underrated sci-fi films is your favorite? Or if you haven't seen one of these, which of these would you want to watch? Discuss here
'All Aboard... Your Favorite Train Flick
Of these films, with trains as a central setting or plot device, which is your favorite? (With the exception of 'Hugo,' which was added at the end, films are listed in alphabetical order.) After voting, discuss here
Jake Gyllenhaal's Most Thrilling Performance
What is Jake Gyllenhaal's best performance in a thriller? Discuss here
Preferred Mode of Transport (time travel)
Which would be your preferred mode of transport for time travel? A continuation of Cocoken's travel mode polls, with inspiration from lists by hb and john-hitchcock. Vote in the two previous polls in the series: Preferred Mode of Transport (On Land) Preferred Mode of Transport (Air) You can discuss the list here.
Meanwhile in A Parallel Universe...
Alternate reality. A hypothetical self-contained separate reality co-existing with one's own Which movie do you think had the most interesting alternative universe/reality? Discuss here: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/thread/238731199
Lovers in Time
Which of these romantic movie couples who found each other through time travel is your favorite? Discuss their past, present or future HERE
Most Creative Movie Story Revisionism
Which movie or movie franchise with an alternate history or alternate universe theme tells the best revisionist story? * limit one movie per franchise with highest ranked movie featured Discuss the topic here.
What's the most confusing movie featuring multiple dimensions? Discuss this poll here
Favorite Twist Endings
Which of these twists is your favorite? Discuss the list here! Vote for part 1 here!
Tech Noir 2010s
Tech noir is a hybrid genre of film noir and sci-fi. Also known as future noir and science fiction noir. Here is a list of popular and upcoming tech noir films. Which is your favorite? Discuss the list here
Happy Groundhog Day .. Again .. Again .. Again ..
Happy Groundhog Day. In honor of the day and movie Groundhog Day, the basic premise of all these titles is identical; the characters relive the same day over and over again. Watch them all and it would be like watching the same movie over and over again. If you were stuck in a time loop and you had to choose only one, which title would you choose to watch over and over again? After voting, discuss the topic here.