Poll: Frightening Filmmakers
A poll by ur22567331
Results of 1,347 votes:
Lars von Trier
David O. Russell
Who Knew! Surprising Irish American Celebrities
Which favorite Irish-American celebrity, who you may or may not have known was of Irish descent is the most surprising to you? Discuss the topic here.
Generally, directors make a movie every couple of years. But these directors made not just one movie in a year, but two! Which of these sets of movies from the same director that were both released in the same year is your favorite? Discuss it here
This director deserves a theme park!
Regarding all these filmmakers' bodies of work, which one most deserves a theme park built around his movies or more generally, his cinematic universe? Some descriptions of the possible attractions to be featured in these parks are available, thanks to everyone for these much clever suggestions! Discuss at http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/thread/221161814
King of Cameos
A cameo role is a brief appearance of a known person in a work of the performing arts, typically unnamed or appearing as themselves because of some special significance. Who has made the best cameos in their career? Discuss here.
First 35 Names in IMDB by URL Numbers
This list contains the first 35 names (actors, actress, directors, etc.) listed in IMDb going by their URL numbers. Which one is your favorite? Discuss the list here
Directors and their Music
We can listen to these soundtracks again and again. Music gives their films a certain feel and works as a great stylistic tool. We realize that it's a certain director's work when we listen to that music. Which of these directors, do you think, makes the best use of the music in their films? Discuss the list here.
Greatest Five Movie Streak by a Director
It's difficult enough to make one great movie, so to make five in a row is an amazing achievement. Which of these five movie streaks from a director is the greatest achievement? Discuss it here
And the Most Overrated Director of All Time is...
The movie world has many film directors who receive countless praises from peer, critics and fans. Many are considered untouchable and are the subject of various commendations from those who critique the profession, whilst others have fiercely defensive fans who are quick to defend their favorite directors. Though no one is denying the following movie-makers are talented, they are considered by some to be given far more praise than they deserve. Which of the following directors (nominated by IMDB’s poll board members) do you find to be the most overrated? Discuss the list here
1954-1963: The Foreign Directors' Decade
Before New Hollywood would contribute to raise the artistic profile of American cinema over the world, the flag of cinematic excellence was certainly raised by four foreigners... who weren't newcomers in the late 50s, but whose artistic peak was certainly reached during the glorious decade that goes from 1954 to 1963, (they would still make masterpieces after but that's another story). Considering a series of parameters such as quality over quantity and critical acclaim rather than commercial (without diminishing the latter), which of these four directors owned the 1954-1963 period? After voting, you might discuss the list here
Prophets in Their Countries
...no, this is not a religious poll, but the title refers to the saying, "A prophet has no honor in his own country". Likewise, some filmmakers were or are not as admired at home as they are elsewhere. Which of these directors do you find most unfairly neglected? (Note: This poll does not include directors whose diminished domestic success is caused by state oppression) Discuss here
Greatest British Film Director
Who do you think is the greatest British Film Director? Discuss the list here
AFI's Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients (Part 1)
Which one of these 24 actors or directors, who have received the American Film Institute's lifetime achievement award, is your favorite? Discuss Here in the IMDb Community Forums
These directors are born under the astrological sign, Leo, which characterizes every person born between July 23rd and August 22nd. Which one is your favorite? Discuss here
Imdb Top 250 Directors
This list contains those directors who have 4 or more films in Imdb Top 250. Which one of these excellent directors is your favorite ? Discuss Here
Born in 1899
Susannah Mushatt Jones, has died in New York on Thursday May 12th, 2016, at the age of 116, she was known as the world's oldest person. Rest in (a way overdue) Peace, Mrs. Jones. Now, it turns out that the new world's oldest person is an Italian woman named Emma Morano and she is also 116. But there's more about her now as she is the last person born before 1900 ... and she also happens to be of the same birth year as many great movie-related celebrities. So, celebrating the remarkable longevity of these two women, which movie-related celebrity born in 1899 is your personal favorite? Discuss here
When 20 legendary directors talk about film-making ...
These distinguished directors were not just men of talent, but of unique artistic visions, they all had their own style and never tried to imitate another and their influence on the field of film-making is undeniable. Now, which approach to film-making matches your opinion the most, as an avid film-lover or -who knows?- an aspiring film-maker yourself? (who would you most agree with, said differently?) Discuss here
IMDb Top Rated Movies and Top Rated TV Shows Directors
These remarkably talented directors managed to make one or some of the most popular and the highest rated movies and TV shows in the world according to IMDb. Which one is your favorite? "Always make the audience suffer as much as possible." Alfred Hitchcock Direct some words here *The director needs to have at least one movie and one TV show in IMDb top rated movies and TV
Directors' legendary pairs ...
Which of these pairs of consecutive movies from the same director (one year between their respective releases or released the same year) and both listed in the American Film Institute's Top 100 Great Movies is your favorite? Discuss here
Favorite Most Oscar-Nominated Director?
Martin Scorsese with his ninth Oscar directing nomination for his work on The Irishman (2019) moves one step closer to unseating William Wyler as the individual with the most Academy Award for Best Director nominations in Oscars history. Which of these individuals with four or more Oscar-nominations for directing is your favorite? Discuss here.
Directors Guild of America Lifetime Achievement Award
Which one of these Directors that have received the Directors Guild Of America Lifetime Achievement Award is your favorite? Discuss Here in the IMDb Community Forums