Poll: Your Favorite Ridley Scott Film?
A poll by Marwan-Bob
Results of 15,522 votes:
Blade Runner (1982)
The Martian (2015)
Black Hawk Down (2001)
American Gangster (2007)
Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
Thelma & Louise (1991)
Body of Lies (2008)
Matchstick Men (2003)
A Good Year (2006)
Robin Hood (2010)
Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
G.I. Jane (1997)
The Duellists (1977)
Black Rain (1989)
The Counselor (2013)
1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)
White Squall (1996)
Someone to Watch Over Me (1987)
Favorite Character from a Single Male Name Titled Film
Which is the best character (not the best film)? Discuss the list here
Greatest Movies Where the Bad Guy Wins
Which of these movies, where the bad guy or the villain wins in the end, depicted the Evil Triumph scene in the best way? After voting, you may discuss the poll here. Vote for the first part poll here.
You've been framed...
You've been wrongfully accused of a capital crime. The police are after you and they have tons of circumstantial evidence against you to prove their case. What do you do next? Quick! Hide in this board forum. The police won't look for you in here!
Hans Zimmer's Best Scores
We have already had a poll rating the best musical scores on film by legendary composer John Williams. Now let's take a look at another great film composer of our time: Hans Zimmer. He has been composing for over 30 years and has over 160 credits and 9 Oscar nominations to his name. This is a list of films that Hans Zimmer composed the score for. Selection is taken from his awards-nominated work, his highest grossing films, and his otherwise highly regarded scores. From this list, which film has your favorite Zimmer musical score? Discuss this Here
The Tar Heel State Movies
The Tar Heel State is the official nickname of North Carolina. The origin of this nickname isn't clear. Most historians agree that the nickname stems from North Carolina's long history as a producer of naval stores: tar, pitch, rosin and turpentine from the state's extensive pine forests (source: statesymbolsusa.org). North Carolina became the 12th state of the United States of America in 1789. These movies have a connection with North Carolina. They are (partially) filmed there or it's a topic in the story. Which movie (or movie poster) do you associate the most with North Carolina? You may discuss the poll here Click here to vote for other States of America
The Old Dominion State Movies
The Old Dominion State is the official nickname of Virginia. The nickname was earned by the loyalty of Virginia to the Royalist cause during the English Civil War and afterward, during the English Commonwealth. The moniker was given by King Charles II in recognition of Virginia's loyalty to the Crown, after the Restoration (source: statesymbolsusa.org). Virginia became the 10th state of the United States of America in 1788. These movies have a connection with Virginia. They are (partially) filmed there or it's a topic in the story. Which movie (or movie poster) do you associate the most with Virginia? You may discuss the poll here Click here to vote for other States of America
Sightseeing Through the Movies
Sometimes it isn't necessary to travel around, because you can see in movies popular places, buildings, statues, etc. Which movie inspires you the most to travel around and do some sightseeing? Allowed for suggestions are movies with exact sightseeing elements or movies with theatre stages that clearly show specific sightseeing elements. Discuss here.
Run-Off: The Best Film Title Ever
Excellent prose sometimes seems to be a dying art. The film industry, at times, does its part to revive it with great screen plays and, every so often, with exquisite titles from various sources, including novels, poems, and songs. The titles below serve as oases in a desert of the vague and recycled stamp-ons like Deceived and Shattered. Below are the top vote-getters from the first two parts of this poll: "Titles of Films before 1975" and "Titles of Films after 1975." This poll will determine the final winner. Instead of voting for your favorite movie, please vote for the title you think has the most pleasing language. Part I of Poll is here. Part II of Poll is here. Discuss the Run-Off Poll here.
Title Role Performances — First Name Titles
These movie titles contain the first name of the main character from the movie, without any additions. Whose title role performance is your favorite? You may discuss the poll here See also: Title Role Performances — Full Name Titles
Which of these sequels were you disappointed by the most? Discuss here
Favorite Steven Zaillian Screenplay
Steven Zaillian of Armenian descent, has written scripts for 4 Oscar-nominated films and has had many interventions in different films without being accredited. He has confirmed that his writing style flows best when the director can communicate with him and lets him find a way to express it through the script. His scripts are usually quite long compared to the scripts of the average films, that usually have 100 pages; his reach up to 300 pages. Which of these scripts written by Steven Zaillian is your favorite? Choose your favorite script from other writers John Logan Paul Schader Charlie Kauffman Discuss here
Fear My Evil Name
These are movies with just the name of the villain as the title - absolutely no other words in the title, with the exception of personal honorary titles like: Mr., Mrs., Sir, Lord, Dr., Fr., Sister and etc.. and the villains don’t even have to be human. They can be animals, monsters or aliens too. Which is your favorite? MOVIES ONLY! To save yourself from these villains, run to this safe Heaven, NOW!
Best "Best Picture" of the last 35 years
Out of these best pictures of the last 35 years, which one is your favorite? After voting, you may discuss the poll here.
Scariest Jump Scare
A jump scare is a technique often used in horror films and video games, intended to scare the audience by surprising them with an abrupt change in image or event, usually co-occurring with a loud, frightening sound. Which of these jump scares made you jump the most? SPOILERS AHEAD Discuss Here
Happy Birthday David Mamet!
David Mamet is a writer, director and producer of TV, movies and plays known for his attention to realistic, fast-moving and profane dialogue and his frequent collaborations with William H. Macy, Alec Baldwin, Joe Mantegna, Ed O'Neill, Ricky Jay, J.T. Walsh and Rebecca Pidgeon. November 30, 2014 marks his 67th birthday. Which of his productions is your favorite? Discuss the list here
Three is a Magic Number
It was recently announced that the upcoming third season of The Leftovers (2014) will be its last. Which of these shows that ran for only three seasons do you feel best told their story in the time they were allotted? Discuss the list here
In some movies there are underdog characters that totally gained the attention of the audience. Many of them had an impact that lasted for decades. Some others are of newer date. Which of these iconic underdogs is your favorite? Tell us 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.
Scariest Scene from Non Horror Movies
Which non horror movie do you think have the scariest scene? Discuss here: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/thread/236240185
The Best 2000s Psychological Thriller
These films showed us characters suffering huge breakdowns and as a viewer, we were sucked right into their crumbling worlds along with them. Tense, provoking, mind-bending; these are the best psychological-thriller films of the 2000s. Which of these 2000s psychological thrillers are you most likely to remember? After voting, you may discuss the poll here. 1990s <<< Also Vote on Best Psychological Thriller >>> 2010s