Poll: Surprising titles of the Top 250
A poll by Pictoris
Results of 4,696 votes:
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
Romeo + Juliet (1996)
That Thing You Do! (1996)
Empire Records (1995)
Tom and Huck (1995)
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
Private Parts (1997)
Rumble in the Bronx (1995)
Bad Taste (1987)
Strange Brew (1983)
The Blair Witch Project (1999)
My Name Is Bruce (2007)
While You Were Sleeping (1995)
Cheech and Chong's Next Movie (1980)
Star Trek: Generations (1994)
The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)
Air Force One (1997)
Now and Then (1995)
Don Juan DeMarco (1994)
Courage Under Fire (1996)
The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
Everyone Says I Love You (1996)
The American President (1995)
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