Poll: The Natural State Movies
A poll by Hoekkie
Results of 316 votes:
True Grit (2010)
Gone with the Wind (1939)
Sling Blade (1996)
I'm from Arkansas (1944)
The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)
Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills (1996)
A Face in the Crowd (1957)
Biloxi Blues (1988)
The Legend of Boggy Creek (1972)
Shotgun Stories (2007)
Great Balls of Fire! (1989)
Two-Lane Blacktop (1971)
God's Not Dead 2 (2016)
A Soldier's Story (1984)
Boxcar Bertha (1972)
One False Move (1992)
A Family Thing (1996)
Bloody Mama (1970)
Uncle Tom's Cabin (1927)
Rosalie Goes Shopping (1989)
She Couldn't Say No (1953)
White Lightning (1973)
The White River Kid (1999)
Daddy and Them (2001)
Devil's Knot (2013)
Come Early Morning (2006)
War Eagle, Arkansas (2007)
Fighting Mad (1976)
Titles Based on Older Songs
Which of the following songs that are mentioned in the movie title is your favorite? I choose only movies that used the more familiar versions of the songs, so i didn't include films like, Just Like Heaven & Sweet Home Alabama. All the songs were written before the film and not for him. Also i chose only one song per artist. Discuss here
Best of 'Great' Movies
The movies in this poll all have the word 'Great' or 'Greatest' in their title. But which one is really the greatest movie of them all? In other words, which 'Great' movie is your favorite? Discuss the list here
Biopics of Recording Artists
Which of these films is your favorite? Discuss this list here
Best Portrayal of a Singer or Group
Who is your top pick as the Best Actor or Actress separate or together playing a Famous Singer/Group? After voting, please discuss here.
Who's your big daddy?
When you hear the term, "big daddy" what character first pops into your mind? Discuss here.
The Cornhusker State Movies
The Cornhusker State is the official nickname of Nebraska. It's derived from the nickname for the University of Nebraska athletic teams, "the Cornhuskers". Husking corn was done by hand by early settlers (source: statesymbolsusa.org). Nebraska became the 37th state of the United States of America in 1867. These movies have a connection with Nebraska. They are (partially) filmed there or it's a topic in the story. Which movie (or movie poster) do you associate the most with Nebraska? You may discuss the poll here Click here to vote for other States of America
Rotten Movies from Critically Acclaimed Directors
Even celebrated directors make terrible films on occasion. According to Rotten Tomatoes, the following movies are among the lowest rated films by our most critically acclaimed directors. Which of these movies is the most embarrassing according to you? *no debut films have been included as the filmmaker needed time to find their groove. Discuss here
The Volunteer State Movies
The Volunteer State is the official nickname of Tennessee. In 1796 it became the 16th state of the United States of America. These movies have a connection with Tennessee. It's a topic in the story or they are (partially) filmed in Tennessee. Which movie (or movie poster) do you associate the most with Tennessee? You may discuss the poll here Click here to vote for other States of America
The Bluegrass State Movies
The Bluegrass State is the official nickname of Kentucky. The nickname is based on the fact that bluegrass is found in many of the lawns and pastures throughout the state. Bluegrass is actually green, but in the spring bluegrass produces bluish-purple buds that give a rich blue cast to the grass when seen in large fields (source: statesymbolsusa.org). Kentucky became the 15th state of the United States of America in 1792. These movies have a connection with Kentucky. They are (partially) filmed there or it's a topic in the story. Which movie (or movie poster) do you associate the most with Kentucky? You may discuss the poll here Click here to vote for other States of America
Best Musical Performance by an Actor in a Film?
You may have seen the musical performances in the films below, but did you know that the actors were actually singing and playing instruments themselves? Some already had some musical chops and got to show them off onscreen; other actors actually learned their musical skills in a relatively short time for a particular film. Of the actors below, which do you think gave the best musical performance onscreen? (Note: Because so many actors either sing or play an instrument in a movie, only actors who both sing and play an instrument are included in this poll. Also, no actors who are primarily known as musical artists are included.) Discuss or applaud here.
April Fools Day 2016
Which of these films making their debut on April Fools Day (Friday April 1, 2016) will benefit the most from making their debut on that date? After voting, you may discuss the poll here.
Invention of the Piano: 360th Anniversary
The inventor of the piano, Bartolomeo Cristofori, was born 360 years ago. What first comes to mind when you think about the piano? Share your thoughts here
Best Car Movie of the '70s
"Car movies" can mean many things: from "fast and furious" racing flicks to road movies, or simply movies where cars play a key role in the main characters' interaction with their world... if the 2010's was quite a decade for "car movies" then how about the seventies? This poll includes all popular '70s "car movies" with the exception of Taxi Driver (1976) which is in a lane of its own. Which of these "car movies" from the '70s is your favorite? After voting, you might discuss the list here
Memorable Soundtracks from OK Movies
While not all these movies are really that bad, their soundtracks are superior to the movies themselves. If not, these films are best remembered for their soundtracks. To be considered just "OK" here, the movie at least has less than 6.9 ratings. Which of these bad movies have the best soundtrack? Discuss Here
Most Inspiring American Football Movie Biopic?
These true story sentimental American Football biographical movies are so good they will literally make you cry! Which of these true story* American football movies about an individual or team competing against tremendous obstacles or overwhelming odds touches you the most? * football player, coach, support staff or entire team Discuss the topic here.
"Jesus Christ" Quotes
Jesus Christ needs no introduction. He is one of the most famous and recognized figures in the world. The phrase "Jesus Christ" has become an expression for many years; it is often used in a normal form of speech. Which of these quotes involving "Jesus Christ" do you find the most interesting? Discuss the poll here
The Sooner State Movies
The Sooner State is the official nickname of Oklahoma. The unassigned lands of the Oklahoma Territory were opened up to settler claims on April 22, 1889. Thousands of people were in line on the border waiting for the signal to be given so they could race into the territory to claim a stake of land. Some people went in early to stake claims and they became known as "Sooners." The early legal settlers of Oklahoma Territory held a very low opinion of sooners. That began to change by 1908 when the University of Oklahoma adopted the name for its football team. By the 1920s the term no longer carried a negative connotation, and Oklahomans adopted the nickname as a badge of pride and progressivism (source: statesymbolsusa.org). Oklahoma became the 46th state of the United States of America in 1907. These movies have a connection with Oklahoma. They are (partially) filmed there or it's a topic in the story. Which movie (or movie poster) do you associate the most with Oklahoma? You may discuss the poll here Click here to vote for other States of America
Favorite film about a pianist?
Dusting Off Celluloid: Which old movie would you like to see?
These are movies recommended by poll board users. Which of these relatively little-known but highly recommended films, all released before 1940, would you most like to see (again or for the first time)? (Where there are comments next to a movie, they were provided by the Poll Board member who nominated the film.) Discuss here Vote in "Dusting Off Celluloid 1940s: Which Old Movie Would You Like to See?" here.
Worst Movie of 2018
Which is the worst movie of 2018? After voting you may discuss here