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Poll: If you could travel in time ...

... and experience the first screening of one of these 25 classic and/or groundbreaking movies in the theater, which one would you pick?

Discuss at http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/thread/222443186

Results of 3,452 votes:

  1. 1.

    Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

     
    "A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far, away" and John Williams' iconic fanfare ...
  2. 2.

    2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

     
    That's the movie the word 'experience' has been invented for ... enough said...
  3. 3.

    Back to the Future (1985)

     
    Pretty obvious, isn't it? And at least, 1985 would be the real present ...

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I've a bad feeling about this... What's you're favorite character to have expressed to "have a bad feeling" about a situation or thing during a movie? Discuss the list here.
You're Stuck in the Old West Good for you! You built a time machine in your basement out of a cardboard box and some duct tape. Unfortunately it broke down as soon as you tried to use it and now you're stuck in the lawless world …
Favorite franchise finale Some movies were made in order to end franchises. Which movie ended it's franchise the best?
Unintentional Horror Halloween is definitely the ideal time to watch as many horror movies and shows as possible, but while contemplating all things slasher/zombie/vampire we realized that some of the creepiest things we'…
What are you doing? Which movie character 'responds' best to that question? (or a derivative of it) Discuss Here
State in the United States (East) Which film with the name of a state in the eastern portion of the United States is your favorite? Discuss at: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/nest/204609502
What did you want to be when you grew up? Think back to your earliest memory of your decision for what you wanted to be when you grew up. Discuss the list here.
What's the Best Use of an All-Male Cast? You can see the board here.
Which of these Astronauts Is the Best Role Model? Out of a variety of astronauts from various films and television who would you think sets the best example by which to follow? You can see the board here
Which fictional country would you most like to visit? From this fictional countries appearing in a motion picture, which one would you like to visit the most. Poll Suggestion by Pencho15 Discuss this suggestion at: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/fl…
Friday Face-Off: The Godfather vs. The Lord of the Rings The Godfather and The Lord of the Rings are the only two trilogies in movie history where all three installments were nominated for a Best Picture Oscar. Also, The Godfather: Part II (1974) and The Lo…
Top Horror Films What's your favorite horror film from this list? Excerpted from IMDb Horror Board Top 500 Film List http://www.imdb.com/list/6J_f5tGI0tI/ typed in by Zombie_CPA http://www.imdb.com/user/ur0517466/. Di…
Most Giftable Movie Series? From the top 25 grossing film series of all times, which character's box set are you most likely to give someone as a Christmas/birthday/other occasion gift this year? Note: Iron Man was listed on th…
Which of these infamous villain and cat pairing is your favorite? Discuss your answer here: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/nest/225965741
So you think you can dance Alone or with a partner these are the best dancers of all time. Who will you choose to be your teacher?
Kids say the dardenest things ... Which of these quotes delivered by a child is the most memorable? Discuss here
OCDO : Original Cinematic Deadly Objects .... What is the most original cinematic deadly object? (No weapons, of course.) Discuss here
Colourful Characters Which of these movie characters with a colour in their name is your favourite? Discuss here
20 pleasantly surprising entries in Gene Siskel's annual Top 10 Which of these 20 movies that made one of Gene Siskel's annual Top Ten (link to the late critics Ebert & Siskel's Top Ten lists) surprises you the most, in a pleasant way? Discuss here
New Broadway music based on a film you'd be most likely to see? Which of these would you be mostly likely to see?
Oscar winning non-English language role Favorite Oscar winning performance for a role primarily spoken in a language other than English? Discuss this poll here
Puns with Posters Which of these film posters would look most appropriate with the title of a totally unconnected and entirely different film printed across it? Discuss here
I think I just saw... me! Time travel is a dangerous mistress, and there have been occasions where someone has met/ seen themselves on their travels, which of these encounters is the most interesting? Discuss here
Oscar Nominated Child Performances Which of these child performances (under 18 years of age) nominated for an Oscar impressed you the most? Listed youngest to oldest. Discuss here.
Top 20 all-time highest-grossing monosyllabic movies Fave Film With One Sound To Name It Talk Poll at http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/thread/220500455
The Schwarzenegger / Stallone Action Character Showdown They were the two arguably biggest and most bankable action stars of 1980s. They are still both going strong today, most recently teamed up together in 2013's Escape Plan (2013) and the upcoming The E…
The Box Office 2013 2013 was a record breaking year at the box office, and here are the top 20 earners on the worldwide box office (as of the last weekend of 2013) which of the films that have made this list - in their p…
Best "Best Picture" 1928 - 1939 The first Oscar ceremony was in 1928 with a joint winner, so this poll with have 13 titles rather than 10. What is the best "best picture" winner of these 12 years? Discuss here
Let's All Go to the Moon! Admit it, you've always wanted to go to the moon! Who wouldn't want to go to a great big isolated rock in orbit around our planet with no atmosphere. So let's go have some fun times on the Lunar Surfa…
Movie Quote Ringtones Which of these movie character quotes (used repetitively) would you add to your cell ringtones? Discuss here
Top 25 classic 'written' movie quotes ... Cinema could do for many years without words spoken, at a time where the notion of 'memorable quote' barely existed. Even though times have changed, some quotes managed to penetrate collective memorie…
Orphan Child Stars Which of these still-children orphan characters who are one of the main characters in their film is your favorite? List has been limited to movies with a rating of 6.2 or higher with a minimum of 1,00…
You don't know Jack! Or do you? Famous Jacks in movies. Who's your favorite?
Movie Rhymes Which of these rhyming movie quotes is your favorite? Discuss here
666 Which of these movies featuring occultism, The Devil, demon possession or evil incarnate is the creepiest? Discuss here.
Funniest combo of 2 classic AFI's Quotes ... From these 35 combinations of two classic cinematic quotes, listed in the American Film Institute's Top 100 -each quote being used once, which makes 70% of the list exploited for this poll- which ones…
Top 25 movies with a mind-blowing "last minute" ... Revelations, final plot twists, emotional climax ... which of these 25 films features the most mind-blowing "last minute"?
Improbable Movie Double Features Which of these "Improbable" Movie Double Features do you like the best? (as in tickle your funny bone or make you think, not so much that you'd see). Ideal candidates are ones where it's &qu…
Spanish-accented performances Which of these Spanish-accented film characters played by (first language) English-speaking actors is your favorite? Discuss here
Favorite of These Well Known Movies Based on 19th Century Literature Which is your favorite of these movies based on 19th Century Literature? Note: Where multiple films exist of a title, the most well known is or highest rated is the only one included (the exception …
Coolest Bounty Hunters in the Galaxy Who do you think is the coolest bounty hunter in the galaxy? Discuss the topic here http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/thread/227543001
Alliterative movie characters An awesome alliterative arrangement of ummm... characters, which of these main characters is your favourite? Take the TV poll here Natter Now!
Which alien culture/species would you like to belong to? Discussion: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/thread/226775388
Which is the best series comprising only 2 films? Often times when a film gets a sequel it becomes a full blown franchise. (Often at least a trilogy) But here is the sets of films where they (at least for now) have only gotten one further installmen…
What's the Worst Possible Experience You Could Have in the Snow Well, it's Winter and it's snowing. That's great, right? I mean, what's the worst thing that could happen? You can see the board here.
A Little Bit of Germany Here's a cross section of German films since 1920. They are not all exclusively German productions, but German production companies were involved in the making of all of them. Which of these films wo…
Saving Mr. Banks Saving Mr. Banks (2013) is a fictional retelling of how Mary Poppins (1964) came to be made. What other behind the scenes film of the making of a popular Disney film made during his lifetime would you…
Most fascinating fantasy world adapted from novel series Which of these fantasy worlds from novel series with at least two book releases and at least one movie/TV adaptation do you find the most fascinating? Discuss here.
What is your favorite one-word titled Best Picture winner? I'm not sure whether having a one-word title brings good luck to movies in terms of Award-winning, but numbers never lie: more than 25% of Best Picture Oscar winners have only one word in the title. …
Movie With the Best Swordfight What movie had the best swordfight ? Most memorable, most epic, most inspiring? Whatever best means to you... A reprise of an IMDb Daily Poll from February 18th, 2000 http://www.imdb.com/poll/results/…
Hero Types From this list of Movie Hero Types, I like to root for... Discuss here
Leather-jacket-cool movie character From this list of classic leather-jacket-sporting movie characters, which one is the coolest?
Greatest film about real life Heroes Here is a list of films which recognized a real life hero. Discuss this list on this thread here
They do run run... Which of these movie/TV runners is your favorite? Discuss here
Top 25 classic climactic quotes ... Which of these quotes that come at the movie's climax, would you refer to as the most thrilling? (even emotionally, since they're not all from action movies)
Top 25 four-word movie quotes ... 1,2,3-word quote, 4-word quote rock! Which of these classic four-word movie quotes, would you say, is the most iconic? Discuss here
Which Space Expedition Crew Would You Join? Good job! you've passed your training to become an astronaut and now you're ready for your first mission. There's a lot of good choices and a number of crews willing to take you, so who do you want to…
Movie quote that best defines your mood in the morning... Which of these movie quotes, delivered or sung in the morning, best defines your mood when your day begins? You don't have to take them too literally, just ask yourself which 'state of mind' you most …
Animated Films Disney era 1937-1986 Which of these is your favorite film from Walt Disney Animation Studios, of the era '37-'86? You may discuss this poll: here
When I grow up, I want to be... Which of these movie titles/job descriptions best suits you? Reprising a poll from 2008: http://www.imdb.com/poll/results/2008-10-11 Discuss this poll at: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/thread/2…
Fantasy Flying Race Which of these movie Rider & Fantasy Creature teams would you bet on in a flying race? Discuss here
Bow Ties are Cool! Everybody Loves Bow ties. Well, some people anyway. Okay, most people don't like bow ties but there are some people who can pull it off. Who do you think looks the coolest rocking a bow tie? You can s…
The most disturbing bullet-to-the-head scene? SPOILERS Which of these bullet-to-the-head scenes disturbed you the most? Discuss here
Favourite Race in Film I do not want chase scenes, but actual races, like in Ben-hur and Star Wars Episode 1. Races against time do not count, either. Discuss here: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/nest/226050532
25 (overused) Job Cinematic Trends ... Granted any of this cliches can be accepted when they are made by a good actor, shown in a good movie, still, which of these 25 clichés regarding movie professions, do you think, is the most tiresome?…
My Movie Sweet Treat Which of these film character sweet treats you just gotta have? Discuss here
Acrobatic Action Film Femmes From this list of agile action female characters, which one has the most dazzling acrobatic moves? Discuss here
Most Inspirational Disney Princess All of these Disney princesses had things to overcome, but which is the most inspirational? Discuss here
Friday Face-Off: The Godfather vs. Goodfellas Which group of wiseguys would you least want to anger? Discuss here.
From Flop to Favorite None of these films enjoyed much success in their initial run in theaters, but have since become beloved classics. Which one is your favorite?
Forbes Fictional 15's Forbes create a rich list every year, counting down the richest people in the world, since 2006, every year, they've created a fictional rich list comprising of 15 characters, which of these character…
In which car would you like to ride? From these important movie cars which one would you choose? Discuss this here
Best Animated Character's Transformation Song A lot of animated movies have the protagonist going through a transformation, either physical or mental or both. The transition always happens over the course of a musical number. Discuss this poll h…
Which of these airplane pilots would you hire? Discuss this Here Choose the pilot, from the titles listed, you'd most want at the controls if you are a passenger.
You're in a Hunger Games/Battle Royale, who is your partner? Who would you work with in a fight to the death situation like Battle Royale or Hunger Games? *Mix between TV and Film characters*
Your favorite film that features (a) motorcycle(s)? Your favorite film that features (a) motorcycle(s)? Discuss here.
Advancing the Movie Industry Like any other industry, the movie industry evolves. And every few years or decades, a technological advancement comes that changes the way we see movies. Listed by the movie that is credited as bei…
Best of Both Worlds: Color and Black & White Which of these movies utilized black & white and color film to achieve the best creative mix of both technologies? Discuss here: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/thread/223599793
Language of the Movies Which fictional language that appear in movies would you most like to learn and converse in? Discuss here.