Poll: New Olympic sport?
A poll by yrnej
Results of 716 votes:
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
Remember the Titans (2000)
Major League (1989)
District B13 (2004)
The Karate Kid (1984)
The Hustler (1961)
Gangs of New York (2002)
Whip It (2009)
Lords of Dogtown (2005)
Blue Crush (2002)
Along Came Polly (2004)
Iron Will (1994)
Hard Ticket to Hawaii (1987)
Mighty Joe Young (1949)
Toe to Toe (2009)
Night Crossing (1982)
A Matter of Size (2009)
A Place in the Sun (1951)
The Substitute (1996)
Pretty Woman (1990)
Drop Zone (1994)
How Do You Know (2010)
Sometimes a Great Notion (1971)
Roll Bounce (2005)
Junior Bonner (1972)
Pitching Hope (2013)
I Am Fashionable (Yellow)
Yellow is a very hard color to wear, but when it works...wow! Which of these yellow red carpet looks is the most stunning? Discuss the list here
Favorite movie based on a magazine article?
From this list of movies based (partially or completely) on story/article that was first published in a magazine, which one is your favorite? Discuss this poll here
Most Female-Empowering Popular Girl Power Movie?
Girl power is a popular slogan that encourages and celebrates women's empowerment, independence, and confidence. Which of these well-regarded popular movies* or movie franchises driven by a strong female protagonist or female group is the most empowering story for women? *50,000+ IMDB votes and 6.5+ IMDb rated After voting, discuss the topic here.
Let's celebrate Women's History Month with these independent, smart, and spirited girls: pint-sized feminists and liberated teenagers who are gutsy young forces of nature. These are girls (under the age of eighteen) who defy convention and blaze new trails, and from whom we all could learn a lot. Who is your favorite young female force of nature? Discuss here Vote in Thatta Girl Part 2 here
Nike’s Laurel Wreath of Victory Goes to _____
Besides being the name of a shoe company, Nike is the Greek goddess of Victory, Speed and Strength (the Greek valued the last two in that order). She awarded the Laurel wreath of victory to winners in sports contests and in battle. When it came to war, she was Zeus’ chariot driver. She is the only winged Greek goddess. Her symbol is the same symbol that the shoe company uses. It represents her wings. Which of these 6.9 or better films that represents one of her attributes (contest or war victory, and contests of speed, and strength) would she give her award, the Laurel Wreath of Victory, to? Or better yet, you get to complete the sentence “And Nike’s Laurel Wreath of Victory goes to ______.” Submit your contestant’s entry forms here. Remember the contestant has to be 6.9 or higher and over 20,000 votes. You just can’t have slop representing a goddess. Why 6.9? That is the rating of the film that actually has her symbol appearing in it!
Your fave of the highest-grossing sports movies?
The following is a list of the highest-grossing sports movies, one per sport. Which is your favorite? Discuss the list here
What's the capital of Texas?
That's Austin...From this list of films shot partially or completely in Austin, Texas (including the film studios located in the city) which one is your favorite? Discuss here
Wink, Wink, Nudge, Nudge, Know what I mean?
When you heard the title (without knowing what it is), which one pretty much remind you of some kind of sexually related things/titles... Discuss it here
The Aloha State Movies
The Aloha State is the official nickname of Hawaii. In 1959 it became the 50th and most recent state of the United States of America. These movies have a connection with Hawaii. It’s a topic in the story or they are (partially) filmed in Hawaii. Which movie (or movie poster) do you associate the most with Hawaii? You may discuss the poll here Click here to vote for other States of America
Girls Kick Butt
Which fictional female athlete in a film do you pick to be on your team? Discuss the list here
Favorite film about an unconventional sport?
An unconventional sport...not necessarily an unconventional film...
The Best 2000s Teen Movie
Which one of these 2000s teen movies do you think is the best? After voting, you may discuss the poll here. Vote also for : + The Best '90s Teen Movie + The Best '80s Teen Movie
Which Film Has the Most Diabolical Con Artist(s)?
American Hustle (2013) will be in theaters Dec 20 and it features some heavy-hitting young actors, but as con artists, how will they measure up to the experienced hustlers in these movies? Discuss the list here
AFI's Top 10 Sports
AFI defines “sports” as a genre of films with protagonists who play athletics or other games of competition Which of these is your favorite "sports" film? Discuss here
Which of these movies listed as Triple F-rated by IMDb is your favorite? Triple F-rated: Used for any title which meets all three of the F-rated criteria: directed by a woman, written by a woman and features significant women on screen in their own right. Discuss the poll here
The Great Lakes State Movies
The Great Lakes State is the official nickname of Michigan. The state has the longest freshwater coastline of any political subdivision in the world, being bounded by 4 of the 5 Great Lakes, plus Lake Saint Clair. Michigan also has 64,980 inland lakes and ponds. A person in the state is never more than 6 miles (9.7 km) from a natural water source or more than 85 miles (137 km) from a Great Lakes shoreline (source: wikipedia.org). Michigan became the 26th state of the United States of America in 1837. These movies have a connection with Michigan. They are (partially) filmed there or it's a topic in the story. Which movie (or movie poster) do you associate the most with Michigan? You may discuss the poll here Click here to vote for other States of America
The Bechdel test is used to identify gender bias in fiction. A work passes the test if it features at least two women who talk to each other about something other than a man. Commentators have noted that a great proportion of contemporary works fail to pass this threshold of representing women. Which of these films best epitomize the ideals of the Bechdel test? You may discuss this poll here?
Who Run the World? Girls!
Pitch Perfect 3 (2017) is now in theaters. It follows the female singing group the Bellas as they reunite for a USO tour. Which of these films featuring mainly women actors do you like most? Discuss the list here
Favorite Sports Comedy
Which of these memorable sports comedies is your favorite? After voting, you may discuss the list here
The Hawaiian Islands have been Hollywood's top destination for the perfect paradise backdrop in films. What is your favorite film that takes place in Hawaii? Discuss here