Poll: Funniest Comedy Film of the '70s
A poll by Hoekkie
Results of 903 votes:
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)
Blazing Saddles (1974)
Young Frankenstein (1974)
National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
What's Up, Doc? (1972)
The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)
The Jerk (1979)
Up in Smoke (1978)
Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
Play It Again, Sam (1972)
The Muppet Movie (1979)
Foul Play (1978)
And Now for Something Completely Different (1971)
Kelly's Heroes (1970)
The In-Laws (1979)
Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)
High Anxiety (1977)
The Out of Towners (1970)
The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977)
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask (1972)
Love and Death (1975)
Freaky Friday (1976)
Silver Streak (1976)
Silent Movie (1976)
Love at First Bite (1979)
Every Which Way but Loose (1978)
The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother (1975)
Favorite Life Mulligan or Life Do-Over Movie
NATIONAL MULLIGAN DAY is celebrated annually on October 17th. Movies with a life mulligan themed plot share the same premise, but each is uniquely interesting and worth watching. The main characters in life mulligan themed movies are dissatisfied with their lives. However, they get the unique gift to see how things would be if their lives had turned out differently. Although the premise is the same, the paths and plot devices used to achieve the awakening and the actual life mulligan vary. In the end, they return to their original lives knowing the grass isn't always greener and are much happier for it. Which of these movies whose plot has a life mulligan or life do-over theme is your favorite? After voting, discuss the topic here.
Opening Weekend Record Breaking Films
Each of these films broke the record for the biggest opening weekend gross of all time in the blockbuster era that started with Jaws (1975), which was the first film ever to get what we call today a wide release. Which of these films is your favourite? Discuss here.
The Zoo as a Movie Set
Some movie scenes, situated in a zoo, are actually filmed in real-life existing zoos. Which movie makes the best use of a zoo as a filming location? Discuss the list here
The Equality State Movies
The Equality State is the official nickname of Wyoming. Wyoming was the first state to grant women the right to vote in 1869 (more precisely, women were granted the right to vote so there would be enough voting citizens to meet the population requirement for statehood). This action lead to the nickname The Suffrage State and then later The Equality State (source: statesymbolsusa.org). Wyoming became the 44th state of the United States of America in 1890. These movies have a connection with Wyoming. They are (partially) filmed there or it's a topic in the story. Which movie (or movie poster) do you associate the most with Wyoming? You may discuss the poll here Click here to vote for other States of America
Rom-Coms? No, Mom-Coms!
The following comedies feature some unconventional, some inspiring, and even some horrendous mothers, step-mothers, grandmothers, or people taking on the role of mothers, but they all have one thing in common: they're funny. Which movie featuring a comedic Mom is your favorite? Celebrate Mother's Day by talking about your favorite "mom-com" here. (Only live-action films with at least 15,000 votes, as well as rating of at least 5.8, on IMDb are included.)
If I could talk to the animals, just imagine it...
Chattin' with a chimp in chimpanzee, Imagine talking to a tiger, chatting with a cheetah, What a neat achievement it would be. If you, like Dr. Doolittle, could talk to the animals, which of these famous animals would have the best stories? Discuss the list here
The Best Comedy Movie Remake
Out of these comedy movie remakes, which one is your favorite? After voting, you may discuss the poll here. You can also vote for: The Best Horror Movie Remake
Which of these movie/TV characters known to occasionally participate in underground fights would you least like to fight? Discuss Here
Switching bodies with someone else may sound good at the time, but walking in another person's shoes isn't all what its made out to be as proved by many of these movies. Which film used the plot device of body swapping the best? Discuss here.
The Land of Enchantment Movies
The Land of Enchantment is the official nickname of New Mexico. The nickname is because of New Mexico's scenic beauty and rich history. The State Tourist Bureau and New Mexico magazine first used the phrase "The Land of Enchantment" in 1935 to encourage tourism to the state (source: statesymbolsusa.org). New Mexico became the 47th state of the United States of America in 1912. These movies have a connection with New Mexico. They are (partially) filmed there or it's a topic in the story. Which movie (or movie poster) do you associate the most with New Mexico? You may discuss the poll here Click here to vote for other States of America
Most Original Magnificent Movie
For some people, a catchy title can be a good reason to watch a movie. Which of these alliterative movie titles is the most original? (we're not asking for the best movie) Discuss the list here Related Poll: Most Original Groovy Movie (rhyming movie titles)
The Best 2000s Teen Movie
Which one of these 2000s teen movies do you think is the best? After voting, you may discuss the poll here. Vote also for : + The Best '90s Teen Movie + The Best '80s Teen Movie
The Centennial State Movies
The Centennial State is the official nickname of Colorado. In 1876 it became the 38th state of the United States of America. These movies have a connection with Colorado. It's a topic in the story or they are (partially) filmed in Colorado. Which movie (or movie poster) do you associate the most with Colorado? You may discuss the poll here Click here to vote for other States of America
Lil' Jodie Foster
Actress Jodie Foster is known for winning two Oscars and being nominated for two more, plus directing some celebrated films. What is sometimes forgotten is that half of her acting career occurred before she turned 18. Of those early roles, which do you remember most fondly? Discuss the list here * Her role as Iris in Taxi Driver has been left off as it would be the overwhelming favorite were it included
Deal the Cards Cry the Losers
Poker games only. Dealer's Choice but no Jokers, no wild cards and, for sure, no Texas Hold'em. (Well, maybe on the latter).You've booked passage on Dr. Wonmug's Time Machine (guaranteed to get you where you want, but seldom does)and looking for a poker game. The same gambler(s) may turn up in several titles. Guns do not have to be checked at the door, but also do not have to be involved. Suggestions welcome. Choose the one you want a seat at the table...and you'll take your chances on surviving with your life and/or your bankroll. http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/nest/224719137?d=224905724#2249057 24 Do you want a seat at this table?
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
Which Clint Eastwood do you prefer?
Mother's Day Films
To celebrate Mother's Day, which of these motherly films best suits your Mother's Day mood? Discuss here
Quit Monkeying Around!
Which of these movie primates is your favorite? Discuss the list here
What Day Is It?
Each of the movie titles in this list (*) could be the answer to the following question: "What Day is it?" Which one is your favorite? Discuss the list here (*) Only movies with at least 20,000 votes on IMDb