Poll: Favorite Film in Which "The Star-Spangled Banner" Was Used
A poll by Dibyayan_Chakravorty
Results of 1,090 votes:
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
Love Actually (2003)
The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
Breaking Away (1979)
National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
In America (2002)
The Music Box (1932)
Everything Is Illuminated (2005)
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)
Foreign Correspondent (1940)
Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944)
Elmer Gantry (1960)
Brewster McCloud (1970)
Mother Night (1996)
What's Cooking? (2000)
What Is Your Favorite Rockumentary Film?
There have been numerous rockumentary films over the past few decades. Which of the following do you think is the best rockumentary film? Please note that I didn't include the wonderful This Is Spinal Tap, as I consider the film more as a mockumentary than a rockumentary. Discuss here
Which of these airplane pilots would you hire?
Discuss this Here Choose the pilot, from the titles listed, you'd most want at the controls if you are a passenger.
Movies at 75 in 2019
Movies released in 1944 are now 75 years old. This poll includes the top rated 35 of the 1,120 movies released in 1944. Which one of these is your favorite? After voting, you may discuss the poll here. 2018 << Movies at 75 in Also vote for: Movies at 50 in 2019 | Movies at 25 in 2019
Robert Altman: Hollywood Maverick
Robert Altman was a director of consistently offbeat, always absorbing films often with ensemble casts. He is often regarded as one of the greatest movie directors of all time. His final film came out 10 years ago this month. Of his 35 films that he directed in full, which is your favorite? Discuss the list here
The Best '70s War Movie
War is hell and these films from the 1970s showed us exactly why. The following films either took place during wartime, showed us ways in which the war affected others or immersed us directly into the horrors on the battlefield. Which of these '70s War movies will you most likely remember? 1960s <<< Vote Other Decades >>> 1980s After voting, you may discuss the poll here.
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
What sort of war movies do you like?
From the earliest days of film people have been making movies about war. What sort of war movies do you find the most engaging? Discuss here: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/thread/247333072?p=1
Best Real-Life Medal of Honor Movies or Mini-Series
Which movie or mini-series depicting a courageous action that led to the awarding of a Medal of Honor, Medal of Honor for Space or a similar congressional award is most heroic story? Memorial Day falls on the last Monday of May each year, it is a day intended to honor and remember those who have died while serving in the various branches of the U.S. military. Medal of Honor Day is celebrated each year on March 25th. Sources: cmohs.org, wikipedia.org Discuss the topic here.
WWII War Heroes
World War II ended 70 years ago on September 2, 1945. From this list of real and fictional famous war heroes, whom do you respect the most? Discuss the poll here Also vote for: WWI War Heroes | Vietnam War Veterans
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
Favorite film about struggling immigrants?
IMDb Poll Board Favorite Documentary Films
Among all these favorite documentary films of the IMDb Poll Board members, which one is your favorite? Discuss the poll here See also: IMDb Poll Board Favorite Animated Films
Face-Off: The Battle of Midway Movies
The Battle of Midway was a World War II naval battle that took place between 4 June 1942 and 7 June 1942. The battle occurred six months after Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor turning the tide for Allied forces in the Pacific Theater. To date, the most notable depictions of the decisive battle are a pair of international blockbusters, a U.S. Navy war documentary directed by American film director, John Ford and a jointly aired BBC/PBS TV documentary. Interestingly, Commander John Ford was one of the most senior naval officers on Midway Atoll during the attack. He earned a military commendation for his forward observer reports of enemy positions, enemy numbers, and engagements that helped guide the Naval Air Station's use of its defending forces. Likewise, Ford's handheld camera battle footage from an exposed position would earn him both, a Purple Heart for his shrapnel woulds and the first ever Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. In a battle royale competition, which Battle of Midway movie bests the others as your favorite? Discuss the topic here.
Films at Sea Not Filmed at Sea
Films and TV Shows at Sea Not Filmed at Sea. Which one is your favorite? After voting, please discuss here.
Favorite Baseball Movie
What is your favorite baseball movie? Discuss the list here
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
Greatest Movie Battle Scene?
When two armies square up on screen the end result can often reach epic proportions. So which movie battle scene do you think is the greatest? Discuss here
Favourite Fictional WWII Film Made During the War?
This is a compliment to my other poll about movies based around WWII that do not actually depict anything that really happened. Here, the films are ones made during the war. Discuss here: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/nest/226952038
Real-Life Medal of Honor Character Portrayals
These movie and TV characters are members of an exclusive club, all are real-life recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor, the Congressional Medal of Honor for Space or a similar award for aviation or exploration achievements. These characters earned their medal for actions in real-life and those stories have been retold on-screen as a compelling Hollywood movie or TV series. Which movie or television character portrayal of a real-life U.S.A. Medal of Honor recipient or a similar awardee* is most worthy of commendation? * Congressional Medal of Honors for Space, Aviation and Exploration achievements Take companion poll: Fictional Medal of Honor Movie/Television Portrayals Discuss the topic here.
When Watching WWII Movies, I Prefer Stories About...
When watching WWII movies, which type of films do you prefer? Please vote for the sub-genre of film, not your favorite movie on the list. Discuss here: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/flat/241791272 Note: This could include war movies in general, but this poll is constructed around a background of WWII films.