Poll: Movies Dealing With Trauma
A poll by ElMaruecan82
Results of 942 votes:
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Mystic River (2003)
Manchester by the Sea (2016)
Sophie's Choice (1982)
Ordinary People (1980)
Reign Over Me (2007)
Don't Look Now (1973)
The Accused (1988)
The Pawnbroker (1964)
The Prince of Tides (1991)
Just the two of us...
Which of these movies featuring twins (identical or not) in leading or plot-defining roles do you think gives the best impression of a twin relationship? You can discuss the list here.
Favorite Classic Giallo Film
According to Wikipedia: "Giallo (Italian pronunciation: [?d?allo]; plural gialli) is the Italian term designating mystery fiction and thrillers. The word giallo is Italian for yellow. The term derives from a series of cheap paperback mystery and crime thriller novels with yellow covers that were popular in Italy." Which of these films is your favorite? Rules: 1) IMDb Rating of at least 6.0 2) Made in Italy and in Italian 3) Pre-1990 Note: These are the most voted films fitting the criteria. Discuss here
The Climax is in the Title
*SPOILERS in the Descriptive Texts Some titles get their full meaning when the movie reaches its climax. Of course, sometimes, we expect the titular 'plot element' to play a key role at the climax, sometimes, we don't even know what the title means (is it literal or symbolic?) until that very part but either ways, the film's final impact is twice more satisfying because it's both emotionally rewarding and it gives the title its meaning. So, which climactic moment best met the expectations you made from the title? Discuss here Titular settings and protagonists are not included as they're expected to be part of the climaxes.
The "Four-Billing" Test
It's not exactly the Bechdel test, but even the most arbitrary parameter can sometimes provide interesting insights. Let's call it the "Four-Billing" test for the sake of giving it a name. The following films have two things in common: they were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar and out of the 4 first credited cast-members, at least 3 are female (or 3 out of 5 given that the fifth one was nominated for an Oscar). 33 Best Picture nominees seem to pass the "Four-Billing" test for women, 8 of them were released in the past 10 years. Which one is your favorite? After voting, you might discuss the list here Oscar nominee OSCAR WINNER
Donnerwetter! German Movie Title Translations
Which of these German translations, even if far from the original, works best as a movie title? There have already been Wackiest Spanish Translation of a Movie Title, Weirdest Italian Title Translation and Sacrebleu! Films whose French titles are better .... Discuss here
Favorite Horror Mystery Movie
Movies that have at least 50,000 votes and an IMDb rating of at least 7.0 are considered. Which of these is your favorite horror mystery movie? Discuss here
Most Iconic Barbra Streisand Picture
Legendary singer, actress and one of the most successful personalities in show business Barbra Streisand turned 75 years old. She is the only person ever to receive all of the following: Oscar, Tony, Emmy, Grammy, Golden Globe, Cable Ace, National Endowment for the Arts, and Peabody awards, as well as the American Film Institutes Lifetime Achievement honor and the Film Society of Lincoln Center Chaplin Award. Which of the following iconic movie stills from Barbra Streisand's long acting career is your favorite? Discuss the list here
DigitalDreamdoor Top 25 Greatest Horror Movies
It's Halloween time, so let's get original... These 25 classics topped DigitalDreamdoor's Top 100 Greatest Horror Movies and are featured here in their original ranking. Which of these classic horror films is your personal favorite? After voting, you might discuss the list here
Biggest Turn Off In a Movie?
What is your biggest turn off in a movie? You may discuss the poll here See also: Biggest Turn Off In a Screenplay?
George Michael Tribute
In a career spanning four decades, George Michael (1953-2016) sold over 100 million albums. The two-time Grammy Award recipient was one of the most beloved pop artists and respected entertainers. Which George Michael song, featured in a major movie, is your favorite? Discuss the list here
Celebrate Halloween with IMDb's Oldest Classic Horrors
Which of these 35 of the oldest classic horror movies of IMDb rated at least 6/10 stars with at least 25,000 votes, would be the best choice to watch (again) on the day of Halloween? After voting, you may discuss the poll here.
Rotten Tomatoes: Top Horror Movies
Which of these top 35 horror movies, according to Rotten Tomatoes, is your favorite? Discuss here Other Genres: Mystery & Suspense | Art House & International | Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Classics
The Palmetto State Movies
The Palmetto State is the official nickname of South Carolina. In 1788 it became the 8th state of the United States of America. These movies have a connection with South Carolina. It's a topic in the story or they are (partially) filmed in South Carolina. Which movie (or movie poster) do you associate the most with South Carolina? You may discuss the poll here Click here to vote for other States of America
Parody Films Made by Me and Earl (and the Dying Girl)
In the film Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015), two of the lead characters, high schoolers Greg and Earl, love to make parody movies. Which of their titles is the funniest? Discuss the list here For more information and posters for some of the individual titles, go here: http://ew.com/article/2015/06/19/10-hilariously-clever-movie-parody-posters-me-and-earl-and-dying-girl/
To 'City' with Love
Which of these movies is your favorite, where the city serves as a character? Discuss the list here.
Case Study for a Psychologist
You're a psychology student and have to write a case study. Which of these mentally afflicted characters (all Oscar nominated or winning performances) would you choose as subject for your paper? May contain SPOILERS as the mental state of some of the characters is only revealed in the course of the film, or at the end. Discuss here.
The Wide-Ranging Cinema of Nicolas Roeg
British film director Nicolas Roeg has passed away at the age of 90. For the first twenty years of his career, Roeg was a camera operator and cinematographer, working on projects as varied as Fahrenheit 451 (1966), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966), The Sundowners (1960) and Lawrence of Arabia (1962). Upon becoming a director he had a remarkable run in the '70s with four celebrated films encompassing all different genres. In honor of Mr. Roeg's expansive career, which of these films he directed have you most enjoyed? Want to talk about it? Click here! * minimum 6.0 star rating, 2,000 votes
Films Directed by their Star and Nominated for Best Picture
What is your favorite Oscar-nominated film to be directed by one of the film's stars? Discuss this list here
10 Million Votes!
As of June 22, 2016 IMDb polls have reached 10 Million votes. In celebration of achieving this milestone, which of these 35 lowest grossing movies on the opening weekend at the U.S. domestic box office that earned just over 10 Million on the opening weekend is your favorite? After voting, you may discuss the poll here. Source: Box Office Mojo.
Metacritic's Highest-Rated Horror Movies
These movies are the highest rated in the horror genre according to Metacritic. Which one is your favorite? Rules: Rating equal to or above 83 on Metacritic. Discuss here