JFF: Favorite film linked to favorite actor on IMDb Daily Poll Board by film - Part 3by dan_dassow | created - 02 Jul 2011 | updated - 27 May 2013 | Public
This is a variation of the game six degrees of Kevin Bacon. The objective of the game is to start out with a film then name your favorite actor in that film. To continue, the next person names their favorite film not already mentioned with the last actor named and their favorite actor in that film not already mentioned. You can play as many times as you want, but have to wait at least one turn or 24 hours.
Threads: [link]http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/nest/180786095[/link] (expired) [link]http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/nest/185051490[/link] [link]http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/nest/189207968[/link] [link]http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/nest/194042350[/link] [link]http://www.imdb.com/board/bd0000088/nest/198368295[/link]
Also see: JFF: Favorite film linked to favorite actor on IMDb Daily Poll Board by actor - Part 1 JFF: Favorite film linked to favorite actor on IMDb Daily Poll Board by actor - Part 2 JFF: Favorite film linked to favorite actor on IMDb Daily Poll Board by actor - Part 3 JFF: Favorite film linked to favorite actor on IMDb Daily Poll Board by film - Part 1 JFF: Favorite film linked to favorite actor on IMDb Daily Poll Board by film - Part 2 JFF: Favorite film linked to favorite actor on IMDb Daily Poll Board by film - Part 3 Game Summary Spreadsheet on Google Docs 3055
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1. Spaceballs (1987)
PG | 96 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Planet Spaceballs' President Skroob sends Lord Dark Helmet to steal planet Druidia's abundant supply of air to replenish their own, and only Lone Starr can stop them.
Votes: 150,939 | Gross: $38.12M
2. Ghostbusters II (1989)
PG | 108 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
The discovery of a massive river of ectoplasm and a resurgence of spectral activity allows the staff of Ghostbusters to revive the business.
Votes: 157,792 | Gross: $112.49M
3. Knocked Up (2007)
R | 129 min | Comedy, Romance
For fun-loving party animal Ben Stone, the last thing he ever expected was for his one-night stand to show up on his doorstep eight weeks later to tell him she's pregnant with his child.
Votes: 319,941 | Gross: $148.73M
4. Pineapple Express (2008)
R | 111 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A process server and his marijuana dealer wind up on the run from hitmen and a corrupt police officer after he witnesses his dealer's boss murder a competitor while trying to serve papers on him.
Votes: 279,831 | Gross: $87.34M
5. Never Been Kissed (1999)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A newspaper reporter enrolls in high school as part of research for a story.
Votes: 74,121 | Gross: $55.47M
6. The Aviator (2004)
PG-13 | 170 min | Biography, Drama, History
A biopic depicting the early years of legendary Director and aviator Howard Hughes' career from the late 1920s to the mid 1940s.
Votes: 292,426 | Gross: $102.61M
7. Click (2006)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A workaholic architect finds a universal remote that allows him to fast-forward and rewind to different parts of his life. Complications arise when the remote starts to overrule his choices.
Votes: 270,437 | Gross: $137.36M
8. Funny People (2009)
R | 146 min | Comedy, Drama
When seasoned comedian George Simmons learns of his terminal, inoperable health condition, his desire to form a genuine friendship causes him to take a relatively green performer under his wing as his opening act.
Votes: 106,142 | Gross: $51.86M
9. Finding Nemo (2003)
G | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.
Votes: 806,972 | Gross: $380.84M
10. Immortal Beloved (1994)
R | 121 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The life and death of the legendary Ludwig van Beethoven. Besides all the work he is known for, the composer once wrote a famous love letter to a nameless beloved, and the movie tries to ... See full summary »
Votes: 20,740 | Gross: $9.91M
11. The Indian Runner (1991)
R | 127 min | Drama
A Vietnam vet comes home to his small town and finds himself in conflict with rules that his brother has vowed to uphold.
Votes: 7,455 | Gross: $0.19M
12. Stigmata (1999)
R | 103 min | Horror
When a young woman becomes afflicted by stigmata, a priest is sent to investigate her case, which may have severe ramifications for his faith and for the Catholic Church itself.
Votes: 58,311 | Gross: $50.05M
13. Smilla's Sense of Snow (1997)
R | 121 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Based on Peter Hoeg's bestseller, this film is set in snowy Copenhagen where a small boy is found dead after he fell off a roof. Smilla Jasperson, a close friend who lives in the same house... See full summary »
Votes: 12,393 | Gross: $2.22M
14. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
PG-13 | 166 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.
Votes: 511,242 | Gross: $127.51M
15. Thelma & Louise (1991)
R | 130 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Two best friends set out on an adventure, but it soon turns around to a terrifying escape from being hunted by the police, as these two girls escape for the crimes they committed.
Votes: 114,197 | Gross: $45.36M
16. The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)
R | 121 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A woman suffering from amnesia begins to recover her memories after trouble from her past finds her again.
Votes: 65,022 | Gross: $33.33M
17. The Green Mile (1999)
R | 189 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift.
Votes: 925,917 | Gross: $136.80M
18. The Whole Nine Yards (2000)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime
A struggling dentist's life is turned upside down when a famous gangster moves in next door, and his wife convinces him to inform a notorious mob boss about the gangster's whereabouts.
Votes: 98,197 | Gross: $57.26M
19. One Fine Day (1996)
PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The lives of two strangers and their young children unexpectedly intersect on one hectic, stressful day in New York City.
Votes: 38,967 | Gross: $46.15M
20. Tootsie (1982)
PG | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Michael Dorsey, an unsuccessful actor, disguises himself as a woman in order to get a role on a trashy hospital soap.
Votes: 85,114 | Gross: $177.20M
21. Michael Clayton (2007)
R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A law firm brings in its "fixer" to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multibillion-dollar class action suit.
Votes: 144,211 | Gross: $49.03M
22. Aria (1987)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Ten short pieces directed by ten different directors, including Ken Russell, Jean-Luc Godard, Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, and Nicolas Roeg. Each short uses an aria as soundtrack/sound (... See full summary »
Directors: Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, Bill Bryden, Jean-Luc Godard, Derek Jarman, Franc Roddam, Nicolas Roeg, Ken Russell, Charles Sturridge, Julien Temple | Stars: John Hurt, Theresa Russell, Stephanie Lane, Roy Hyatt
Votes: 2,290 | Gross: $1.03M
23. National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy
The Griswold family's plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster.
Votes: 123,043 | Gross: $71.32M
24. Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A malfunctioning time machine at a ski resort takes a man back to 1986 with his two friends and nephew, where they must relive a fateful night and not change anything to make sure the nephew is born.
Votes: 148,509 | Gross: $50.29M
25. Back to the Future (1985)
PG | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown.
Votes: 857,645 | Gross: $210.61M
26. Back to the Future Part III (1990)
PG | 118 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Enjoying a peaceable existence in 1885, Doctor Emmet Brown is about to be killed by Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen. Marty McFly travels back in time to save his friend.
Votes: 330,472 | Gross: $87.73M
27. SpaceCamp (1986)
PG | 107 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
The young attendees of a space camp find themselves in space for real when their shuttle is accidentally launched into orbit.
Votes: 11,755 | Gross: $9.70M
28. Jerry Maguire (1996)
R | 139 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When a sports agent has a moral epiphany and is fired for expressing it, he decides to put his new philosophy to the test as an independent agent with the only athlete who stays with him and his former secretary.
Votes: 210,152 | Gross: $153.95M
29. Reindeer Games (2000)
R | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
After assuming his dead cellmate's identity to get with his girlfriend, an ex-con finds himself the reluctant participant in a casino heist.
Votes: 33,828 | Gross: $23.36M
30. Mighty Joe Young (1998)
PG | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Family
A legendary fifteen-foot tall mountain gorilla named Joe is taken to an animal sanctuary in California by a zoologist and a young woman whom he grew up with. A poacher from the past returns to seek vengeance on him.
Votes: 24,929 | Gross: $50.63M
31. Apollo 13 (I) (1995)
PG | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, History
NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy.
Votes: 231,889 | Gross: $173.84M
32. Ransom (1996)
R | 121 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
When a multimillionaire man's son is kidnapped, he cooperates with the police at first but then turns the tables on the kidnappers when he uses the ransom money as a reward for the capture of the kidnappers.
Votes: 106,871 | Gross: $136.49M
33. High Fidelity (2000)
R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Rob, a record store owner and compulsive list maker, recounts his top five breakups, including the one in progress.
Votes: 153,365 | Gross: $27.28M
34. School of Rock (2003)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Music
After being kicked out of a rock band, Dewey Finn becomes a substitute teacher of a strict elementary private school, only to try and turn it into a rock band.
Votes: 230,737 | Gross: $81.26M
35. Zombieland (2009)
R | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror
A shy student trying to reach his family in Ohio, a gun-toting tough guy trying to find the last Twinkie, and a pair of sisters trying to get to an amusement park join forces to travel across a zombie-filled America.
Votes: 431,730 | Gross: $75.59M
36. Easy A (2010)
PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A clean-cut high school student relies on the school's rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing.
Votes: 311,493 | Gross: $58.40M
37. Idiocracy (2006)
R | 84 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Private Joe Bauers, the definition of "average American", is selected by the Pentagon to be the guinea pig for a top-secret hibernation program. Forgotten, he awakes five centuries in the future. He discovers a society so incredibly dumbed down that he's easily the most intelligent person alive.
Votes: 122,440 | Gross: $0.44M
38. 3:10 to Yuma (2007)
R | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A small-time rancher agrees to hold a captured outlaw who's awaiting a train to go to court in Yuma. A battle of wills ensues as the outlaw tries to psych out the rancher.
Votes: 258,409 | Gross: $53.61M
39. Wild Hogs (2007)
PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A group of suburban biker wannabes looking for adventure hit the open road, but get more than they bargained for when they encounter a New Mexico gang called the Del Fuegos.
Votes: 106,153 | Gross: $168.27M
40. Galaxy Quest (1999)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
The alumni cast of a space opera television series have to play their roles as the real thing when an alien race needs their help. However, they also have to defend both Earth and the alien race from a reptilian warlord.
Votes: 132,921 | Gross: $71.58M
41. Ocean's Eleven (2001)
PG-13 | 116 min | Crime, Thriller
Danny Ocean and his eleven accomplices plan to rob three Las Vegas casinos simultaneously.
Votes: 447,730 | Gross: $183.42M
42. Ocean's Twelve (2004)
PG-13 | 125 min | Crime, Thriller
Daniel Ocean recruits one more team member so he can pull off three major European heists in this sequel to Ocean's 11.
Votes: 314,221 | Gross: $125.54M
43. Chicago (2002)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical
Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.
Votes: 191,182 | Gross: $170.69M
44. Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A British woman is determined to improve herself while she looks for love in a year in which she keeps a personal diary.
Votes: 194,849 | Gross: $71.54M
45. Music and Lyrics (2007)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
A washed up singer is given a couple days to compose a chart-topping hit for an aspiring teen sensation. Though he's never written a decent lyric in his life, he sparks with an offbeat younger woman with a flair for words.
Votes: 88,112 | Gross: $50.57M
46. Bride Wars (2009)
PG | 89 min | Comedy, Romance
Two best friends become rivals when they schedule their respective weddings on the same day.
Votes: 88,838 | Gross: $58.72M
47. Rachel Getting Married (2008)
R | 113 min | Drama, Romance
A young woman who has been in and out of rehab for the past ten years, returns home for the weekend for her sister's wedding.
Votes: 43,601 | Gross: $12.80M
48. Cinderella Man (2005)
PG-13 | 144 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of James Braddock, a supposedly washed-up boxer who came back to become a champion and an inspiration in the 1930s.
Votes: 160,362 | Gross: $61.65M
49. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy