Poll: Which of these Box Office bombs would you rather watch?
A poll by leomilan
Results of 1,198 votes:
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
John Carter (2012)
Jupiter Ascending (2015)
47 Ronin (2013)
Favorite Space Opera Movie
According to Wikipedia: Space opera is a subgenre of science fiction that emphasizes space warfare, melodramatic adventure, interplanetary battles, chivalric romance, and risk-taking. Set mainly or entirely in outer space, it usually involves conflict between opponents possessing advanced abilities, futuristic weapons, and other sophisticated technology. Which of those space opera films is your favorite? Rule: 20 000 votes minimum Discuss here
Best Kurt Russell Movie
Kurt Russell began his career as a child actor at the age of eleven, landing in a plethora of Disney films. Then he began starring in films that developed huge cult statuses, pairing up with director John Carpenter in four films. Recently he has been a regular for Quentin Tarantino and continues to star in big Hollywood films. With the release of The Christmas Chronicles (2018), I thought I would make this poll for you IMDb users to vote for your favorite Kurt Russell movie! Which one is your favorite? Discuss here after voting
The Beehive State Movies
The Beehive State is the official nickname of Utah. In 1896 it became the 45th state of the United States of America. These movies have a connection with Utah. It's a topic in the story or they are (partially) filmed in Utah. Which movie (or movie poster) do you associate the most with Utah? You may discuss the poll here Click here to vote for other States of America
A Novel Idea: The Killer Bs
What is your favorite movie or TV series based on a novel by an author with a last name beginning with the letter "B?" After voting, please discuss here.
Futuristic Movie Soldiers
Which of these futuristic/Sci-Fi movie military characters is your favorite? *Included some ex-military characters Discuss here
S Like Sci-fi
Many cult and/or classic sci-fi titles are contained in a single word (or name) fittingly starting with S like its principal genre. Which of these 22 sci-fi movies that fit the description is your personal favorite? After voting, you might discuss the list here
Undeserved box office bomb
According to the website filmsite.org, the following titles are the 20 biggest financial failures in the history of cinema. In your opinion, which of these movies would have deserved a bigger success at the box office? Discuss here. (source: filmsite.org/CNBC/BoxOfficeMojo)
Big, Big Spender
As of January 18, 2014, these are the most expensive movies produced, all over $200 Million. Budgets listed come from Box Office Mojo. Which movie's budget surprises you the most? Either that it actually cost that much, or that the studio would actually pay that much. Some likely contenders like Avatar does not have a listed budget, but no matter how expensive, that wouldn't be all that surprising. Discuss this poll here: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/thread/224769095
Best Sci-Fi Movies Based on Book
What is your favorite movie in the list? All these sci-fi movies are based on books (no comics; titles descended by release year). When you love a book, few things are more exciting than seeing it turned into a movie. When you initially love a movie, it's never late to know how all the things were on the page... Discuss here after voting. Another half of this poll (dystopia, apocalyptic, horror) is available for additional voting.
Most Expensive Movies Per Minute
These movies are the 35 most expensive per minute as of February 2016. Which movie's position on the list surprises you the most? Budgets and running times from Wikipedia. Discuss it here
Face-Off: Prince of Persia vs. John Carter
Both Disney films released within a couple of years of each other. Same IMDB user rating 6.6. Nearly the same number of votes ~190,000. Both have bald villains. The main characters have similar dress, hairstyle, parkour moves, and are both out to help a princess in her quest. Which do you like better? Discuss here.
20 Most Expensive Movies Ever Made
From this list of the "most expensive movies ever made" which one do you consider worth the price. Sources were: IMDB & Box Office Mojo to gather the priciest films ever made, and consulted the consumer price index to adjust for inflation. Discuss Here
Let's All Go To Mars!
Admit it, you've always wanted to go to Mars. After all, who wouldn't want to go to a barren and probably lifeless planet several hundred miles away from Earth with a very thin and unbreathable atmosphere. So let's go have some fun times on the Martian surface! What's that? How are we going to get there? What do are we going to do there? Those are good questions. How would you want to get there and what would you want to do when you arrived? You can see the board here
Favorite Willem Dafoe Film
Which is your favorite Willem Dafoe film? Discuss here
Biggest Box-Office Bombs
The following films are some of the biggest box-office bombs of all-time. Which of these films has the most redeeming qualities and least deserved to bomb? * Lost at least 50 million when adjusted for inflation to 2016 dollars * Rated at least 6.5 or higher on IMDb Discuss this here.
That Wasn't the Name of the Book...
...or story, play, etc. When literary works are adapted for the screen, the names are sometimes changed, often drastically. Which of the following changes do you find the most striking? Discuss the list here
25 Trailers Better Than the Movie
The expectations coming into these films were high based on their trailers alone, which were full of promise and excitement. After experiencing the movie, the general consensus was that they did not deliver on that same promise, with many people finding themselves shrugging and saying "meh" come the film's end. [These films must have a RT score of 59% or less and an IMDb rating of less than 7.5., which means films like Prometheus (2012) and Superman Returns (2006) don't make the cut.] Which of these films that were hyped up early on for their stellar trailers disappointed you the most? After voting, you may discuss the poll here.
Weirdest Hindi Title Translation
Which of these Hindi title translations is the strangest? Discuss the poll here
List of "Going Native" Films
This is a list of films pertaining to movies that are about somebody bonding with another culture in some way. (That culture often times being someone they had fought and or seen as an antagonistic force in some way) A character learns about them/their ways and often comes to fight for them if not outright join them. (in some cases becoming a heroic leader figure to them) Often times helping them go up against their own people/former allegiance.
Title Role Performances — Full Name Titles
These movie titles contain the full name of the main character from the movie, without any additions. Whose title role performance is your favorite? You may discuss the poll here