Poll: The Prairie State Movies
A poll by Hoekkie
Results of 338 votes:
The Dark Knight (2008)
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
The Untouchables (1987)
The Blues Brothers (1980)
Home Alone (1990)
Groundhog Day (1993)
The Fugitive (1993)
The Sting (1973)
North by Northwest (1959)
The Breakfast Club (1985)
Risky Business (1983)
Wayne's World (1992)
While You Were Sleeping (1995)
Uncle Buck (1989)
Spider-Man 2 (2004)
A League of Their Own (1992)
Adventures in Babysitting (1987)
Man of Steel (2013)
Road to Perdition (2002)
When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
High Fidelity (2000)
Miracle on 34th Street (1994)
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
Space Jam (1996)
Ordinary People (1980)
My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)
The Boss (2016)
Sixteen Candles (1984)
Bad Boys (1983)
Harry and Tonto (1974)
Never Been Kissed (1999)
Best Use of a 60's Song in a Later Film?
Focusing on rock and roll and pop music, and limiting it to one song per movie and one song per singer/group. Discuss Here
Best Sean Penn Movie
August 17, 2020, is Sean Penn's 60th birthday. Which Sean Penn movie is your favorite? Discuss here
Toughest Prison to Survive
You are sentenced for 3 years in prison for downloading and spreading illegal movies. What is the worst prison the judge can send you to? You may discuss the poll here
Nothing in Common
Just because one film has the same title as another film, doesn't mean they are a remake or anything alike. The movies listed have the same name but the plots are totally different! Which combination of movies do you think is the best or most interesting? Thanks to IMDb users Ed Jones, BONAFIDE BOSS, and mihailo.razvigor for suggesting options! Discuss here!
Favorite Bruce Campbell Cameo?
Bruce Campbell has had his share of cameos in different movies in the past years. From a Ring Announcer in Spider-Man (2002) to a Winkie Guard in Oz the Great and Powerful (2013). But which one of these cameos is your favorite? Discuss here
When Mary Poppins can't be everywhere, which babysitting style do you like most? Disney has been lying to little girls. Stepmothers are not scary, nannies are not magical, and dwarfs do not let you spend the night at their house without expecting something. Discussion link.
Your Favorite PG-13 Action Movie Of The 2000's?
Which of the below (non-animated) action movies from the year 2000 to 2009 do you like the most? Included are movies that received a PG-13 rating or equivalent and under throughout most of the world. Discuss the list here Choose your favorite R rated action movie of the 2000's here Choose your favorite 70's action movie here Choose your favorite 80's action movie here Choose your favorite 90's action movie here Choose your favorite action movie of 2010-2015 here
Which movie has the best soundtrack? (Part 2)
Growing up, I always liked buying soundtracks to movies because they were packed with all the best songs. From this list of popular movie soundtracks, which is your favorite? Discuss the songs here. Go vote on the original poll here.
This IS Chicago in the Movies!
Whether they paint the city in a good light or a bad light, all these films are set in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., or the Chicagoland area. Which is your favorite? To Discuss it, click here: CHICAGO ROCKS!!! This is one of two poll suggestions. The other is at This Is Chicago in TV!. For the live poll of that list, click here.
Directors Remaking Themselves
This is a list of remakes (1,000 votes or more) directed by the same director as the original. Judging by the remakes, who do you feel should've just stuck with the original and not bothered with a remake? Discuss the list here.
The name remains the same...
Which of these pairs (or groups) of unrelated films who have the same name are your favorite? Discuss the list here
Best Movie Sequels
These are the most popular movie sequels. Which one do you consider the best? After voting discuss here.
Crime Flicks from the U.K.
From this list of crime films out of the United Kingdom, which one is your favorite? Discuss here
Marvel or DC?
This are 7 highest rating films from each based on Marvel comics and DC comics. You picks! Discuss the list here
The Best '80s Teen Movie
Which one of these '80s teen movies do you think is the best? Discuss Here Vote also for : The Best '90s Teen Movie
What is the Best Song From a Non-Musical Movie? (Part 2)
A follow up to my previous poll of the same type. Pretty much all movies feature songs, but that doesn't mean they're musicals. A popular song (sometimes written specifically for the movie, sometimes not) is usually played once or twice, and usually whenever we hear that song, we think of that film. Which one is your favorite tune? Not film, mind you, but song? Thanks to all the IMDb members who suggested! Discuss here! Take Part 1 here!
The Best 2000s Superhero Movie
A new millennium brought a new, darker and more provoking perspective on a genre that many people thought was all but out of cinematic gas. Which of these 2000s Superhero movies will you most likely remember? 1990s <<< Also vote on best superhero movie >>> 2010s After voting, you may discuss the poll here.
Non-Horror 'Wild Nights' Movies
Not all night movies are about living dead; some are more about "living wild." Which of these non-horror* movies taking place over one crazy or wild night is your favorite? After voting, you might discuss the list here * also no crime movies unless it's toned down by comedy
Favorite 'Adventure' Movie
There's just something exciting about the word 'adventure' and promising about any movie title that features it. Which movie with 'adventure' (or 'adventures') in the title is your favorite? After voting, you may discuss the list here
The Best '80s Gangster Movie
How do you follow up a decade which many consider to have included the two single greatest gangster films in The Godfather (1972) AND The Godfather: Part II (1974)? It's no easy task, but the 1980s (a time full of underrated little gems) was a great time for the gangster genre, featuring some of the best actors and directors of our time at the top of their cinematic game. Which of these 1980s Gangster movies will you most likely remember? After voting, you may discuss the poll here. Also vote for Best Gangster Movie >>> 2000s