Poll: RIP: Wilford Brimley — A True Natural
A poll by Ed_Jones_XLIX
Results of 172 votes:
The Thing (1982)
The Firm (1993)
The China Syndrome (1979)
The Natural (1984)
Absence of Malice (1981)
In & Out (1997)
The Hotel New Hampshire (1984)
Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (1985)
Hard Target (1993)
The Electric Horseman (1979)
End of the Line (1987)
Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (1985)
High Road to China (1983)
Tender Mercies (1983)
10 to Midnight (1983)
Summer of the Monkeys (1998)
Did You Hear About the Morgans? (2009)
Crossfire Trail (2001)
The Ballad of Lucy Whipple (2001)
The Wild Wild West Revisited (1979)
Cocoon: The Return (1988)
My Fellow Americans (1996)
Brigham City (2001)
I Believe (2017)
Shadows on the Wall (1986)
Act of Vengeance (1986)
Thompson's Last Run (1986)
Harry & Son (1984)
Holidays from Hell
You won the grand prize in a raffle: An all inclusive package holiday of your choice. From the brochure of the third-rate travel agent, who sponsored the prize as a tax write-off. So you won't find the New York Plaza on the list. Not the Ritz or the Savoy either... Here are your options. Which holiday will you choose, provided you didn't know about the misadventures that will befall you once you get there? Discuss here.
State in the United States (East)
Which film with the name of a state in the eastern portion of the United States is your favorite? Discuss at: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/nest/204609502
Which horse that had a major role in one or more films would you most want to own? Poll suggested by ur0312403 and ur44797245. You may discuss this poll here.
The Art of Manliness - Part 2 (1962-1984)
In 2009, the website The Art of Manliness published a list of "100 Must See Movies: The Essential Men’s Movie Library". Which of these movies has the most interesting things to say about manliness? Discuss here
Favorite "There Is Gold In Them Thar Hills" Movies?
Even though this poll mainly includes westerns, what is your favorite movie about prospecting or mining? For this poll, oil drilling will be considered as prospecting. After voting, you can talk about staking your claim here. I would like to give a shout out to Hoekkie for inspiring this poll with his The Seven Western Stories (now A live poll, click here ) and to Dan Dassow for mentioning two of the films on this list on Hoekkie's discussion page.
Take Me Out to A Ball Game...
With Major League Baseball's 2014 Play-Offs and World Series running from 30 September through the end of October, which of these films, not all set in the "Big Leagues," do you think best captures the spirit of "America's Pasttime?" Take a swing here
Favorite Fictional Movie or TV Baseball Team
Baseball fans are unwavering in their support of their favorite professional, college, high school or Little League teams. Usually, there is a reason behind their loyalty to a particular team, be it geographical, a favored player or a team's style of play. Likewise, fictional movie and TV baseball teams earn similar fan praise with endearing characters and a compelling approach to the game. Which fictional movie or television baseball team* earns your support by being the type of team you would root for? * baseball teams must feature both a fictional team name and a fictional roster that never played together on the same team. Take other series polls: Favorite Fictional Movie or TV Football Team After voting, discuss the topic here.
Rolling Stone's 30 Best Sports Movies of All Time
Recently a number of writers from Rolling Stone Magazine compiled their list of the greatest sports movies of all time. Which do you think deserves the title most? Complain about your snubbed favorites here.
Choose your Hefty Hero. Let's narrow the field by looking at each actor’s most famous protagonist role. From this list of Rotund Good Guys in movies, who is your favorite? Vote for the Hefty Heroines here Discuss the list here
The Ultimate Cinematic Experience
Here is a collection of experiences, ranging from thrilling to amusing to transcendent. Each has one movie to represent it, though most have been featured in multiple movies. Each experience would be incredible and unforgettable. Which one do you think would be the ultimate cinematic experience? Discuss the list here
That 70's Look!
During the 70's, every male actor had the opportunity to sport a visible (and sometimes authoritative) 'stache, sideburns and (reasonably) long hair (although not all these films were actually during that decade). So, which of these actors had the best 70's-facial-combo of all? Discuss here
Eight seconds to victory!
The latest film based on a Nicholas Sparks novel, The Longest Ride (2015), is opening April 10, 2015. It is a love story (natch) set against the backdrop of the world professional rodeo. Which of these feature films* that explored the rodeo circuit best "ponied up," in your opinion? Discuss the list here *minimum 7.0 stars, 25 votes on IMDb
Troy McClure Movies
One of the most beloved supporting characters in The Simpsons (1989) is Troy McClure. A big star in the 1970's whose career went downhill. McClure would often appear in short videos in tv introducing tv shows or educational programs introducing himself by naming some of his previous performances. These movies would often be comical references to real movies or tv shows. Which of these fictional films you may remember Troy McClure for would you like to watch the most? Poll by Pencho15 Discuss here
Favorite Robert Redford Movie
As screen-legend Robert Redford, player of the Sundance Kid and founder of the namesake Festival, has announced his retirement from acting after the release of The Old Man & the Gun (2018), let's have a look at the impressive work of one of the last Hollywood legends and one of the most successful transitions from acting to directing. Here are the highest-rated movies (more than 5000 votes) where 'Johnny the Hooker', sure knew how to hook the audience either in or behind the camera. Which of these movies starring and/or directed by Robert Redford is your favorite? After voting, you might discuss the list here
Hugh Grant's Romantic Comedies
English actor Hugh Grant recently announced that he is done with romantic comedies now that he is 'older and uglier'. Grant made a name for himself as one of the biggest stars in romcoms during the 1990's, and he remained as a regular for the genre until a few years ago. His filmography includes several modern classics of the genre and less known works. Now that the he is moving to other genres, we ask, which of Hugh Grant's Romcoms is your favourite? Discuss Here Poll by Pencho15
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
The Granite State Movies
The Granite State is the official nickname of New Hampshire. The state's nickname refers to its extensive granite formations and quarries (source: wikipedia.org). New Hampshire became the 9th state of the United States of America in 1788. These movies have a connection with New Hampshire. 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 Hampshire? You may discuss the poll here Click here to vote for other States of America
Glenn Close and the Oscar
Miss Close is in the company of many other great film stars who never won an Oscar for acting. But what film should Glenn Close have won an Oscar for? Discuss here.
Favorite Baseball Movie
What is your favorite baseball movie? Discuss the list here
Most Spectacular Cinematic Fireworks Scene?
Which of these firework* movie scenes or moments is the most visually spectacular one of them all? * Movies with multiple firework, pyrotechnic or firework-like scenes have a single, consolidated answer option. Discuss the topic here.