Poll: James Horner's Best Scores
A poll by waspinatorbj
Results of 2,248 votes:
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
A Beautiful Mind (2001)
The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
Apollo 13 (1995)
The Land Before Time (1988)
Legends of the Fall (1994)
Field of Dreams (1989)
The Mask of Zorro (1998)
The New World (2005)
Bicentennial Man (1999)
Deep Impact (1998)
The Perfect Storm (2000)
House of Sand and Fog (2003)
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
The Karate Kid (2010)
The Missing (2003)
Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)
Clear and Present Danger (1994)
Inspirational Women's History Writer Biopics
Each March in the USA, we recognize female achievements during Women's History Month. Movie biopics are a great way to honor, educate and celebrate the contributions of great women with the star power they deserve. Bios Source: Wikipedia.com Which of these female writers* inspires you the most, or alternatively their biopic? * Authors, Non-Fiction Writers, Novelists, Poets, Journalists, Screenwriters, Biographers, Editors, Etc. Women's History Month Companion Polls Leader Biopics : Trailblazer Biopics : Humanitarian Biopics : Sports Biopics : Writer Biopics : Singer/Musician Biopics After voting, discuss the topic here.
Greatest Supporting Actor Oscar Performances (1990-Now)
Which Oscar winning best supporting actor performance from 1990 to 2019 is the greatest? Greatest Acting Oscar Performances (1990-Now) Companion Polls Lead Actor : Lead Actress : Supporting Actor : Supporting Actress Discuss the topic here.
Most Worthy Multi-Oscar Nominated Characters
The actor or actress make the performance great, but having a great character to channel certainly helps. A Star Is Born (2018) is a timely example, as both lead characters have been previously nominated multiple times. Early Oscar buzz about Lady Gaga's and Bradley Cooper's performances has moviegoers hoping if nominated, the third time will be the charm, as both characters have been twice nominated, but have never won an Oscar. All of these movie characters have garnered multiple Oscar nominations, sometimes portrayed by the same actor and in other instances by multiple actors. Which memorable multiple Oscar nominated character is the most worthy of their repeated nominations? Discuss the topic.
IMDb Top 250 War Film
Which is your favorite war film from the IMDb top 250 list? Discuss here
Quid Pro Quo et Ultimatum Libido
All these titles have one thing in common, they are actually Latin nouns, names, adjectives or derivates from Latin verbs (with the exception of definite article 'the' that you might not consider and non included swords-and-sandals films like Gladiator (2000), Spartacus (1960) or Quo Vadis (1951), as they are more likely to have a Latin title) Which of these Latin-titled movies is your favorite? Discuss the list here, carpe diem and... Ars, Gratia, Artis!
Iconic Movie Themes
These movies have some of the most famous and memorable theme songs of all-time. This list only contains original themes from English language films but does not include musicals and sequels. Which of these films do you think has the greatest main theme? Discuss here.
The Twenty Five Greatest Films in History
As of April 23, 2016, the list below contains the 25 films in the History genre with the most votes and at least a rating of 7.0. Which do you think is the greatest film in the history (genre)? Discuss the list here
90s Movie to TV Series
Now that Fargo (2014) is running in its first season, Hannibal (2013) is in its second, and pilots/TV series have been ordered for 12 Monkeys (2015) and The Truman Show, which other 1990s movie classic (from the IMDb Top 250) do you most want to see as a TV series? If none, which one do you think has the most story potential for a full blown series? Discuss the list here.
What is your favorite one-word titled Best Picture winner?
I'm not sure whether having a one-word title brings good luck to movies in terms of Award-winning, but numbers never lie: more than 25% of Best Picture Oscar winners have only one word in the title. Whether defining an unforgettable setting ("Casablanca", "Titanic" or "Chicago") a real-life legend ("Gandhi", "Amadeus" or "Patton"), a fictional icon ("Rocky", "Gladiator" or "Hamlet") or a quality embracing the film's spirit ("Unforgiven", "Bravehart" or "Platoon") most of these films stood the test of time and became undeniable classics. Their status called for a poll ... so which of these 22 on-word titled Best Picture winners is your personal favorite? Discuss this poll at http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/thread/220740783
Oscar Nominees & Winners at 27
Celebrating the 27th anniversary of our favorite website, here are the 31 performances that earned their actors an Oscar nomination (in some cases a win) on the year of their 27th birthday. Which of these performances (ranked chronologically) would you consider your favorite? After the vote, you might discuss the list here (oh, and the * refers to a supporting role) Again, I know it's very likely that the actor/actress might not have turned 27 (or 28) before the actual date of the ceremony, but using the same convention as for the last two editions of this poll, only years are considered.
Films depicting Alzheimer's disease.
My mom inspired me to make this poll. She was diagnosed last year and my cousin a few years before that. Despite this, they are both doing really well. Which of these films depicting Alzheimer's and its effects on patients and families moved you the most? Discuss the list here
Movies About Authors
Which of these movies about real-life authors is your favorite? *Because there wouldn't be room for all the movies about poets, only poets who also wrote a significant amount of prose are included. Discuss the list here!
Best "Best Picture" 1990 - 1999
What is the best "best picture" of this decade? Discuss here
Can YOU survive these movies?
According to the Movie Body Counts website, the following films have the 20 highest body counts in films...which world would be hardest to survive? Discuss the list here
Repeated Cinematic Lines (Part I)
The more you repeat a sentence, even a banal one, the more memorable it gets, and you know what, the more you repeat a sentence, even a banal one, the more memorable it gets. That's how memory works, and it doesn't come as a surprise that some of the most memorable movies' lines, you know, the ones that get stuck in your head after the first watching are generally the ones that were constantly repeated, because the more you repeat a sentence and so forth. Now, which of these memorable movies' lines repeated several times in one scene, is the most memorable? Discuss here
Best "Best Picture" of the last 35 years
Out of these best pictures of the last 35 years, which one is your favorite? After voting, you may discuss the poll here.
Like Master Yoda, say it ...
Which of these famous movie lines said backwards à la Master Yoda, the funniest, would sound? Here, discuss
Portraying the author
Which onscreen portrayal of a famous author is your favorite? After voting, you may discuss the poll here.
IMDb All-time Top 250: The 1990s
Only fourteen films have been ranked in every IMDb Top 250 year end list (1996-2014) and were made in the 1990s. Which one do you consider the best? 1980s <<< Vote Other Decades >>> 1920s Discuss the list here
Each of the following films uses two or more languages. Which movie uses the changing languages to best effect, whether by creating authenticity, enhancing atmosphere, or other such uses? After voting, please feel free to discuss here. Vote in Part Two of this poll here. Note: The list only includes films with real (not fictional) languages, with at least 20,000 votes, and with at least a 7.0 rating