Poll: What did you want to be when you grew up?
A poll by BoltBait
Results of 9,152 votes:
Peter Pan (1953)
Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Top Gun (1986)
Robert De Niro
The Right Stuff (1983)
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
Stephen J. Cannell
Dangerous Minds (1995)
"Marcus Welby, M.D." James Brolin circa 1969
Doctor Dolittle (1967)
Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage (2008)
Le Mans (1971)
Swing Time (1936)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
Jonathan Rhys Meyers
The Tudors (2007)
Wall Street (1987)
"Perry Mason Show" Raymond Burr C. 1963
"All the President's Men" Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford 1976 Warner Brothers
The West Wing (1999)
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
"Mary Poppins" Julie Andrews 1964 Disney
Project Runway (2004)
City Slickers (1991)
"The Grapes of Wrath" Eddie Quillan, Dorris Bowdon, Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, Russell Simpson, Frank Darien, O.Z. Whitehead, John Carradine 1940 Twentieth Century Fox
The Bells of St. Mary's (1945)
Songs Dedicated to Characters
Which of these songs most suits the character? *The songs aren't actually dedicated to the characters by the songwriters or performers, they unofficially dedicated to them because they suit them so well. Discuss the list here!
Cinematic Sophie's Choices
As moviegoers, we have been the victims of having to witness some of our most beloved movie characters have to make the most agonizing decisions ever, ones that we ourselves could never, or rather would hope to never, make in our lives. Other than the agonizing Sophie's choice decision, which can be deemed the quintessential 'hard choice' to make, which of these excruciating decisions in a movie would you find the hardest to make if faced with one? [Please note: There may be some spoilers ahead]. After voting, you may discuss the poll here.
Three Continents of Comics
Three continents, three distinct comic cultures. Which continent makes the best movies based on comic books, graphic novels or mangas? Discuss here
Movie/TV Phrase Catchers
When they don't have a catchphrase of their own, some characters happen to inspire them. Indeed, a "phrase catcher" is someone whose sole presence is enough to inspire the same (or almost the same) verbal reaction among a various group of people. It works quite the same as a catchphrase except that the character doesn't say it but has it said about him... or her... or them. Which of these movie/TV phrase catchers is the most memorable? After voting you might discuss the list here To be included, the 'catchphrase' must come from different characters, at least two, throughout the movie or the TV series (so no "Shut the **** up, Donny") and shouldn't introduce or come after another catchphrase from the protagonist (so no "Hi, Dr. Nick!")
Greatest Character Champions
All of these characters claimed the top prize in various greatest character lists found on the web and in magazines, but which of them is the greatest in your opinion? Discuss Here
Which of these superhero catchphrases (from movies, tv shows and comic books) is your favorite? Discuss here
Greatest TV Heroes of All Time
Which of these live action TV series characters do you think can be considered as the "Greatest TV Hero of All Time"? After voting, you may discuss the poll here. Also vote for: Greatest TV Villains of All Time | Greatest TV Anti-Heroes of All Time | Greatest Pre-1980's Movie Heroes | Greatest Post-1980's Movie Heroes | Greatest Pre-1980's Movie Villains | Greatest Post-1980's Movie Villains | Greatest Movie Anti-Heroes of All Time
Choose your Superpower!
If you could choose to have one superpower which one would that be? Discuss the list here!
Face-Off: Perry Mason TV Series vs. TV Movies
Everyone's favorite lawyer Perry Mason has been revived by HBO. The new series Perry Mason (2020) stars Welsh actor Matthew Rhys, fresh off the critically acclaimed USA Network TV Show The Americans (2013), as Mason. To celebrate the all new series set in the lawyers early days, we will take a look back at the original Perry Mason (1957) weekly series, and the TV Movie series that started with Perry Mason Returns (1985) starring Raymond Burr So, is the original CBS TV Series the best Mason, the TV Movie Series or the new HBO Series? After voting, please discuss here.
Face-Off: "AFI's 100 Years..." — Non-Human Heroes
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes and Villains is a list of the one-hundred greatest screen characters (fifty each in the hero and villain categories) as chosen by the American Film Institute. Out of the 50 Heroes listed, only three are non-human. Which of these greatest non-human heroes is your favorite? After voting, you may discuss the poll here. Also vote for: "AFI's 100 Years..." — Non-Human Villains
Greatest Pre-1980's Movie Heroes
Which of these pre-1980's live action movie characters do you think can be considered as the "Greatest Pre-1980's Movie Hero"? After voting, you may discuss the poll here. Also vote for: Greatest Post-1980's Movie Heroes | Greatest Pre-1980's Movie Villains | Greatest Post-1980's Movie Villains | Greatest Movie Anti-Heroes of All Time | Greatest TV Heroes of All Time | Greatest TV Villains of All Time | Greatest TV Anti-Heroes of All Time
Characters Who Fly
Which of these characters who fly is your favorite? *The list also includes characters who can fly with objects or beasts. Discuss the list here!
The Movie, The Myth, The Legend
These movies may be based on fictional stories and facts but what happened behind the scenes remains a mystery to this day. An urban legend is defined as "a humorous or horrific story or piece of information circulated as though true, especially one purporting to involve someone vaguely related or known to the teller." Which of these movie urban legends do you find to be the most fascinating? Discuss the list of urban legends here! Note: Many of these have since been proven wrong but judge these based on the premise that you had no prior knowledge on the validity of any of them.
If You Found a Genie, What Would You Wish For?
You just found a lamp with a genie inside, just like Aladdin did. What would be your wish? Discuss the list here!
IMDb Poll Board: Best Team of Heroes - Part 1
An evil race of aliens invades Earth, The world is going to extinct, only five people can save the world. Which group of heroes that combine strength, leadership, courage, loyalty, wisdom and most of all team work, would you choose for the mission? Please Consider all the criteria before you choose. The best four will go to the final. You have a two weeks to vote before the final. Discuss who is the best team here
Big screen berserkers
Which of these characters (from theatrical films) had the most interesting outburst of berserker* rage? *berserkers were ancient Norse warriors, known for the ability to get into uncontrollable rage before battle, which allowed them to fight with great strength and bloodlust, while also giving them immunity to fear and pain (thus giving rise to a modern term 'to go berserk') Related poll: Small screen berserkers Thanks to yrnej and ahmad-zia for their suggestions
Which four-letter word makes a film the most successful?
... in your opinion? Discuss here
Preferred Mode of Transport (Air)
It's your lucky day and you can have a spin through the air in any one of these devices. Some will give you comfort and speed or guarantee a safe arrival, others require you to believe in miracles. Which way of travelling above the ground appeals to you the most? List compiled with a lot of help from others, especially ur0127678 You can discuss the list here: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/thread/224245853
Iconic Superhero Action Poses
Which of these superhero action poses is the most iconic? After voting, you may discuss the poll here.
AFI Serial Heroes & Villains
From the American Film Institute's 100 Greatest Heroes and Villains, who's your favorite screen-character played (if applicable) at least 3 times by the same actor? After voting, you may discuss the list here