Poll: The Best '80s Teen Movie
A poll by Marwan-Bob
Results of 16,637 votes:
Back to the Future (1985)
The Breakfast Club (1985)
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
The Goonies (1985)
Stand by Me (1986)
Dead Poets Society (1989)
The Lost Boys (1987)
Dirty Dancing (1987)
Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
The Karate Kid (1984)
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Sixteen Candles (1984)
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)
The Outsiders (1983)
Risky Business (1983)
Pretty in Pink (1986)
Weird Science (1985)
Say Anything... (1989)
Better Off Dead... (1985)
Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)
Valley Girl (1983)
Can't Buy Me Love (1987)
Friday the 13th (1980)
Real Genius (1985)
Revenge of the Nerds (1984)
Adventures in Babysitting (1987)
St. Elmo's Fire (1985)
The Sure Thing (1985)
Teen Wolf (1985)
Just One of the Guys (1985)
Classic Cult Comedies
They're funny. Their ratings (higher than 7.0) indicate that their comedic effects were intentional. And put together, they have more followers over the world than a bikini snap from Kim Kardashian... or as many. You guessed it (especially if you read the title) these are the classic cult comedies and the question might surprise you... not. Which of these classic cult comedies is your personal favorite? After voting, discuss the list here
Least Favorite Type of Horror Film?
Horror movies cover such a diverse range of topics that even the most die-hard fans may avoid certain categories within the genre at all costs. Which category or type of horror film is your LEAST favorite? After voting, you can discuss here
Best Vampire Movie
Sharp fangs and pale skin, these undead creatures have risen from their coffins and are thirsty for human blood. The human defense: sunlight, a cross, holy water, garlic, or a wooden stake to the heart. Vampires are some of the most notorious monsters of the horror genre. All of these movies feature vampires. Which one is your favorite? Discuss the list here
Which vampire hunter would you trust to keep you alive?
Vampires are out to suck your blood, but you prefer to keep it where it is. Which of these dedicated* vampire hunters would you want by your side to keep you safe when walking out in the dark? * Dedicated; vampire hunter by choice, not by unfortunate twists of fate (sorry From Dusk Till Dawn fans) Discuss the list here.
The Best Horror Movies of the 1980s
This poll is made in celebration of one of the most iconic horror movies of all time, The Shining (1980)'s 40th anniversary. Let's have a look at some of the best horror movies of that decade. Which of these horror movies of the 1980s, with an average rating of 7.0 and 25000 votes, is your favorite? Discuss here
Quotable Movies From 1987
All these movies celebrate their 30th anniversary this year, which one would you say is the most quotable? Discuss the list here
IMDb Staff Favorite Soundtrack or Score (Pre-1995)
The IMDb staff was asked "What is your favorite soundtrack or score?". From this list, whose opinion do you most agree with? We had a lot of answers, many staff members submitted several; this is a selection of our answers from before 1995. It excludes perennial favorites like Star Wars and television. The complete list is here. Discuss your own selection here.
"The . . . Boy" Films
These are movies with relatively short one, two, or three word titles that ends with last three letters of the last word "Boy" or "Boys". They usually begin with the word "The" or "That" and point to a specific characters in the film. Which film is your favorite? To discuss the list, click here.
VAMP in the U.S.A.
From this list of vampire-themed (1984-2014) Films/TV Shows set in the U.S., which one is your favorite? discuss here
Worst Hairdo in Movies
Some of the worst hairstyles in film, excluding documentaries, animated and TV (Mists of Avalon gets special credit but isn't added because it is a TV Series) Which do you think is the worst hairdo? Discuss the list here
Battle of the 1980s Vampire Movies
Which 1980s film about vampires is your favourite? Please note: only films with at least 10,000 votes and a rating of at least 6.0 on IMDB will be included. After voting, you can Discuss the poll here
Most Gorgeous Male Vampire
In popular folklore, vampires were undead beings that visited loved ones and caused mischief or deaths in the neighborhoods they inhabited when they were alive. They wore shrouds and were often described as bloated and of ruddy or dark countenance. In the 19th century, vampires were commonly portrayed as gaunt and pale. Nowadays, they usually don't look so scary anymore. In fact, Hollywood's idea of modern vampires is often quite appealing. Part 2: Which of the following male vampires of movie and TV is the most attractive? Vote also for Part 1: Most Gorgeous Female Vampire Discuss the list here
Which second installment was the most disappointing?
As soon as you watch a great film you start to anticipate the follow-on movie. From this list of second installments that totally failed to capture the magic of the first movie, which was most disappointing? Discuss your disappointment here.
I'll Take "the Other One"
Sometimes in films or on TV shows there is a duo where one member is far more popular than the other. But some fans may go against popular opinion and actually prefer "the other one." Of these famous lopsided duos, which do you most prefer "the other one"? Discuss the list here
Evil on a First Name Basis
Which of these live-action human villains only known by their first names is your favorite? After voting, Discuss the list here *no nicknames (Jack the Ripper), no titles (Mr. Joshua) and no characters from distant worlds, universes or times where it is more common to be identified through one name (Gollum)
Joel Schumacher: A Look Back
Say what you want about Joel Schumacher but his legacy will not be "falling down" with his sad passing, his directing theatrical work equals the "number 23", including the famous and yeah... even the infamous. In homage to Joel Schumacher, which of his contributions to film-making did you most enjoy? After voting, you might discuss the list here
Best looking Emo/Gothic Male Character
Which emo/gothic male character looks best? Discuss here
Top 25 Fifteen-Word Movie Quotes
(You remember when I said I would stop at 14? I lied.) You know the drill by now: Funny, witty, ominous, inspirational, corny or cheesy, these lines have two things in common: they're famous (many are classic) and they all consist of fifteen words (contractions considered)! Which of these 25 fifteen-word movie quotes do you think is the most memorable? After voting, you might discuss the list here
Most Righteous Mullet?
Business in the front, party in the back; it takes a certain panache to pull off this celebrated hairstyle. Perhaps you know it by one of these alternate terms: Kentucky Waterfall, Ape Drape, Beaver Paddle, Bi-Level, Camero Cut, Hi-Lo, Canadian Passport, Missouri Compromise, Hockey Hair, Mudflap, Yep-Nope, Tennessee Tophat, Neckwarmer, Halfa Haircut, Soccer Rocker or Achy-Breaky-Bad-Mistakey? Mullet over and pick your favorite below! Discuss the list here
Horror Movie Taglines
Which of these following horror movie taglines is your favorite? Discuss here