IMDb Polls

Poll: Which of these Sailors is the Best Role Model

Out of a variety of nautical figures from a selection of different movies and TV shows, who would you think sets the best example by which to follow?

You can discuss the poll here

Results of 2,410 votes:

  1. 1.

    Captain Jack Sparrow

     
    Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003), Johnny Depp
  2. 2.

    Capt. Jack Aubrey

     
    Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003), Russell Crowe
  3. 3.

    Capt. Richard Phillips

     
    Captain Phillips (2013), Tom Hanks

Related Polls

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…
Johnny Depp's strangest character? Johnny Depp would be the epitome of a character actor if his affinity for playing quirky characters hadn't landed him the opportunity to take weird, wacky and wonderful into his leading roles, of whic…
Aye Aye, Captain! Which of these captain characters would you follow? Remember you wouldn't be following them into any specific scenario as seen in their films so base the decision on their character/personality. Discu…
Favorite acute observationalist? Characters who notice the smallest of details
Dark Thoughts Which of these characters constantly sharing their dark & somber inner monologue with us is your favorite? Discuss here
Best Amateur Detective? You've got a mystery to solve, but the professional gumshoes (police officers, private investigators, government agents, etc.) are nowhere in sight. Which of these amateur sleuths do you turn to? Disc…
Classic Clothing - Movie Heroes! All of these heroes are well known for their outfit, and items/gadgets that go with them, which of these outfits is the most iconic? Discuss Here Take the villain poll here
Iconic Beards If somebody mentions the word beard, which of these images comes to your mind first? Discuss the list here: http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/thread/224886042
And the vilest villain from a Best Picture winner ... I started with 'And' because this poll is a continuation to the previous Inspiring Hero from a Best Picture Winner poll. Indeed, as indispensable as the heroic figure is for a Best Picture, it can't d…
Who Best Handled Being Alone on Earth? In a previous poll, john-hitchcock asked Which Astronaut Best Handled Being Alone in Space? Vote in that poll now! And now here's a poll for those that had to go it alone on Earth. "Alone" i…
10 CGI Creations in Popular Live Action Films Which of these 10 CGI creatures do your prefer? Discuss Here
Memorable Moustaches from Movies & TV In a hairy battle between Borat vs. Ron Burgandy, Groucho vs. Magnum, Lando vs. Chaplin, which memorable moustache is the most iconic? Mouth off here.
Your favorite ship's commander? Your favorite ship's commander? Discuss here .
Favorite oft-adapted male literary character from the 19th century A list of male literary characters who first appeared in the 19th century, often adapted in movies. Limited to protagonist and/or title characters. Discuss the list here.
Born 100 Years Ago All these people were born in 1914 and would be 100 this year. Which of them do you remember most fondly? Discuss here
Gender Swap! Classic male characters to be played by a woman? With the news that Thor will be undertaking a drastic gender change from God, to Goddess which of these other classic male fictional characters would you most like to see gender swapped and be played …
Movie Character Wisdom Which of these movie character words of wisdom agree with you the most? Discuss this poll here
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.
You don't know Jack! Or do you? Famous Jacks in movies. Who's your favorite?
Favorite TV Eccentric Genius There is sort of a trope for brilliant minds who are 'cloudcuckoolanders'--characters who are heads and shoulders above everybody in their particular sphere of knowledge or work. But when it comes to …
Which vampire hunter would you trust to keep you alive? Vampires are out to suck your blood, but you prefer to keep it where it is. Which of these dedicated* vampire hunters would you want by your side to keep you safe when walking out in the dark? * Dedic…
Which movie trio would you like to join? Which of these movie groups of 3 would you most like to join up with? Discuss Here
Favorite treasure hunter? From this list of movie treasure hunters/adventurers, which one is your favorite?
Biographies of Characters from Movies If movies were real, and you will have the choice to select which movie character biography to read, which one will you choose? Remember that biography focuses mainly on obscure parts in the charact…
Character from Gilligan's Island You'd Be Stranded With With the passing of Russell Johnson on 16-January-2014, its appropriate to consider the following: You have been shipwrecked on an island with only one character from the S.S. Minnow. Who would you ra…
What Beverage Would You Order? You're at a party with a bunch of guests, and your host asks you if you want something to drink. A few of your fellow guests approach and recommend their favorites, so what would you order? You can se…
Steven Spielberg lead Favorite lead character in a film directed by Steven Spielberg? Poll reprise: http://www.imdb.com/poll/results/2006-06-07 Discuss this poll http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/thread/220281568
You're Stuck in the Middle Ages Good for you. You got out of the Old West and managed to escape the Modern West. Along the way you were able to get more duct tape and replace the broken parts of your time machine. Unfortunately, on…
That guy is everywhere! Favorite character who has appeared in several different movies, protrayed by several different people, directed by several different directors? Discuss the list here
What Physical/Mental Enhancement can make you Perfect? Discuss Here : http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/thread/229081018
You're Caught in a Mystery Well, it seems that you accidentally got too deep into something big, and the only way to get out is to get to the bottom of these strange events. The trouble is you're a terrible detective and you ca…
Biggest surprise of the 2014 Oscar nominations After hearing the 2013 Oscar nominations, which do you consider to be the biggest surprise. Vote on this poll at http://www.imdb.com/poll/wkyCgjf6wFY/?ref_=po_ho Poll suggestion by Pencho15 Discuss t…
We got a FIGHT! It's ON! ... Which of these types of one-on-one movie fights is your favorite? Fight comments here
Coolest Action Character Job Title From this list of law enforcement and military job titles for an action character, my favorite one is... discuss here
The Chosen Ones From this list of fantasy movie "chosen ones", which one do you chose? Discuss here
Clooney Types Which of these George Clooney type of characters is your favorite? Discuss here
Movie Villains Played by Brits and the Irish Those from the British Isles always wind up playing Hollywood villains, maybe it's the accents? Anyway pretend you're the 'hero' of our story, which of these British played villains would you least li…
Author's Favorite from the First 1000 Polls This poll is in celebration of IMDb reaching 1000 polls. Which of these author favorite polls is your favorite? You may discuss this poll here.
Sword-wielding Warriors Which of these sword-wielding movie warriors would you follow into battle? Discuss this poll here
Coolest Caped Character Who of these cape wearing characters is the coolest? Discuss the list here
TV characters with iconic items of clothing ... Which of these TV characters wears the most iconic item of clothing? (listed by characters) Discuss this poll at http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/thread/220238371