Poll: IMDb Top 250 Places
A poll by BonaFideBOSS
Results of 1,902 votes:
City of God (2002)
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
L.A. Confidential (1997)
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Tokyo Story (1953)
Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Sunset Blvd. (1950)
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)
Paris, Texas (1984)
Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)
Hotel Rwanda (2004)
Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
The Battle of Algiers (1966)
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Best Adapted Screenplay Winners in IMDb Top 250
These films breathed new life into these previously made stories and brought home the Academy Award for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay for its excellent execution. The writers of these films drew their inspiration from a previously published source, whether it being a novel, play, short story or even another film. This would automatically render sequels adaptations by this standard, seeing as they continue the story of which was based on the previously adapted material. Which of these winners of the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay (in the IMDb Top 250 as of Aug 19, 2016) do you think were most faithful to its predecessor? After voting, you may discuss the poll here. Also vote for: Best Original Screenplay Winners in IMDb Top 250
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
The Golden Age of Hollywood — The 1940s
Which of these Golden Age of Hollywood movies of the 1940s from the IMDb Top 1000 list, is the most era-defining in your opinion? After voting, you may discuss the poll here. The 1930s << The Golden Age of Hollywood >> The 1950s
Filmed in the Mojave Desert
Need desolate terrain. Need an alien landscape. A dusty trail for a Western maybe. Your final destination for desolation is only 125 miles away from Hollywood. The Mojave Desert. 319 Movie or TV Programs have had portions filmed in this desolate locale. Some of the most popular are listed here. What is your favorite? After voting, please 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.
Lottery winner blues or greens or something good?
Do you think that bad things would most likely happen to you if you won the lottery? Your already happy life coming unraveled from the untimely and unexpected fortune (blues from the winning fallout and inevitable consequences of losing it all)? Family and friends becoming too greedy and needy (green with envy)? Or would all of your problems be solved by winning the jackpot? Which of these movies about lottery winners would best parallel your new found fortune filled life if you won the lottery? Hire your entourage here!
IMDb Poll Board Favorite Quote From a Movie
The IMDb poll board members have chosen their favorite movie quotes. Which of these do you prefer? Discuss here
Stanley Kubrick's Top 10 Favorite Movies
Stanley Kubrick is undoubtedly one of the most influential film personalities in the history of film. He listed his top 10 favorite movies of all time. Which of these is your favorite? Discuss the list here.
Favorite Misquoted Movie Quotes
What's your favorite of these misquoted movie quotes? Discuss this list here.
Black & White
There truly is something special about the old movies in black and white. Which one of these films from between 1940 and 1960 is your all time favorite? Discuss the list here
Golden Globe Winning Best Pictures in the IMDb Top 250
What is your favorite film from the IMDb Top 250 list that won the Golden Globes Award for Best Picture? Discuss here
Which one of these altered famous movie quotes will you use to propose to your partner? Practice with us here
Best Black & White Best Picture Oscar Nominee
Which of these select* Oscar-nominated Best Picture movies initially released entirely or mostly in black & white is the best? * Well-deserving movies were selected based on these combined factors: IMDb vote totals (well seen), popularity, Meta Critic Scores, AFI 100 rank, IMDb ratings rank, iconic status, and other top ranks on established all-time lists. (minimum 30,000 IMDb votes) After voting, discuss the topic here.
The movies that are as good as the original books?
We all know some great movies are made from the books (or stories), but do we know are they so great in terms of the sources from which they were adapted? So, vote here for the movie that you think translated the best the intentions of the author of the original work. I chose book adaptations that have IMDB rating higher than 8, but you are free to suggest new movies that you think were as great as the books themselves. Discuss the list and add your suggestions here! P.S. The poll is sorted in alphabetical order, so not to make any movie "better" than the other. This would be simply your opinion on what do you think was really well adapted book or story.
The Greatest Black & White Films of All Time
Which of these top 35 highest-rated black and white films with over 50000 votes is your favorite? Discuss here
Like Master Yoda, say it ...
Which of these famous movie lines said backwards à la Master Yoda, the funniest, would sound? Here, discuss
IMDb All-time Top 250: The 1940s
Only eight films have been ranked in every IMDb Top 250 year end list (1996-2014) and were made in the 1940s. Which one do you consider the best? 1930s <<< Vote Other Decades >>> 1950s Discuss the list here
Happy Parents' Day!
Let's celebrate Parents' Day with films and shows that have words like "parent," "father," "mother," "mom," "dad," etc., in their titles. Which one of these is your favorite? Discuss here More: Mother's Day Poll | Father's Day Poll
Happy Mother's Day!
Let's celebrate Mother's Day with films and shows that have words like "mother" and "mom" in their titles. Which one of these is your favorite? Discuss here
Most Glaring Omission From Empire's The 301 Greatest Movies of All Time
In May 2014 Empire released their third greatest movies of all time list, voted for by over 250,000 readers. As always, there were some surprising omissions. Which of IMDb's 35 highest rated movies not in the list most deserves to be on the list? Excludes movies released after the list was published. Correct as of 09/02/15. Discuss it here