View Poll Results: Please choose up to six

Voters
26. You may not vote on this poll
  • Resident Evil

    8 30.77%
  • Enemy at the Gates

    10 38.46%
  • One Hour Photo

    13 50.00%
  • The Departed

    20 76.92%
  • Requiem for a Dream

    13 50.00%
  • The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause

    3 11.54%
  • Munich

    8 30.77%
  • WALL-E

    16 61.54%
Multiple Choice Poll.
+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 19 of 19

Thread: The Great Movie Tournament - 2000s: Round 1 - Group 26 of 32

  1. #1
    Oz the Gweat and Tewwible mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae's Avatar

    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    New Jersey
    Posts
    28,597
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default The Great Movie Tournament - 2000s: Round 1 - Group 26 of 32

    During the first round of The Great Movie Tournament, please vote for up to six films you would like to move onto the next round. The top six films will be moving on. Keep in mind that the percentage of the vote a given film receives will determine its standing going forward.

    The poll will run for seven days. Discussion is greatly encouraged!

    The nominees are (please let me know if any video doesn't play for you):


    Resident Evil (2002)
    Directed by Paul W. S. Anderson

    Watch Trailer



    Enemy at the Gates (2001)
    Directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud

    Watch Trailer



    One Hour Photo (2002)
    Directed by Mark Romanek

    Watch Trailer



    The Departed (2006)
    Directed by Martin Scorsese

    Watch Trailer



    Requiem for a Dream (2000)
    Directed by Darren Aronofsky

    Watch Trailer



    The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)
    Directed by Michael Lembeck

    Watch Trailer



    Munich (2005)
    Directed by Steven Spielberg

    Watch Trailer



    WALL-E (2008)
    Directed by Andrew Stanton

    Watch Trailer

  2. #2
    Oz the Gweat and Tewwible mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae's Avatar

    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    New Jersey
    Posts
    28,597
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    Munich is my dark-horse pick to win the tournament. Quintessential post-9/11 American film.

  3. #3
    Weedeater St. Troy has a brilliant future St. Troy has a brilliant future St. Troy has a brilliant future St. Troy has a brilliant future St. Troy has a brilliant future St. Troy has a brilliant future St. Troy has a brilliant future St. Troy has a brilliant future St. Troy has a brilliant future St. Troy has a brilliant future St. Troy has a brilliant future St. Troy's Avatar

    Join Date
    Apr 2016
    Location
    Near Boston
    Posts
    3,889
    My Mood
    Grumpy
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    I just have to say it, at least once...man, I hated WALL-E.
    One has spent the last 3 years showing you he can do the job.

    One has spent 47 years showing you he can sit in a chair.

  4. #4
    Homelander fernandito has a reputation beyond repute fernandito has a reputation beyond repute fernandito has a reputation beyond repute fernandito has a reputation beyond repute fernandito has a reputation beyond repute fernandito has a reputation beyond repute fernandito has a reputation beyond repute fernandito has a reputation beyond repute fernandito has a reputation beyond repute fernandito has a reputation beyond repute fernandito has a reputation beyond repute fernandito's Avatar

    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    The Tower
    Posts
    27,347
    My Mood
    Cool
    Country
    Country Flag

    Default

    Requiem for a Dream is King of the "Absolutely Incredible Film That I Never Want To See Again, Ever".

  5. #5
    Breaker MikeDuke has a brilliant future MikeDuke has a brilliant future MikeDuke has a brilliant future MikeDuke has a brilliant future MikeDuke has a brilliant future MikeDuke has a brilliant future MikeDuke has a brilliant future MikeDuke has a brilliant future MikeDuke has a brilliant future MikeDuke has a brilliant future MikeDuke has a brilliant future

    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Location
    Somewhere between here and there
    Posts
    4,514
    My Mood
    Mellow

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by mae View Post
    Munich is my dark-horse pick to win the tournament. Quintessential post-9/11 American film.
    Would not mind that at all. It's a great film.
    Baby, can you dig your Man

  6. #6
    One word - Tenet Still Servant has much to be proud of Still Servant has much to be proud of Still Servant has much to be proud of Still Servant has much to be proud of Still Servant has much to be proud of Still Servant has much to be proud of Still Servant has much to be proud of Still Servant has much to be proud of Still Servant has much to be proud of Still Servant has much to be proud of Still Servant's Avatar

    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Connecticut, United States
    Posts
    8,486
    My Mood
    Breezy
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    I can't put my finger on it, but Munich did not click with me for some reason.

    I will say the scene where the naked woman is shot on the boat has stuck with me since I saw the film when it was released. Just a really haunting scene.

  7. #7
    Volcano Man Ricky has a brilliant future Ricky has a brilliant future Ricky has a brilliant future Ricky has a brilliant future Ricky has a brilliant future Ricky has a brilliant future Ricky has a brilliant future Ricky has a brilliant future Ricky has a brilliant future Ricky has a brilliant future Ricky has a brilliant future Ricky's Avatar

    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Húsavík, Iceland
    Posts
    11,277
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by fernandito View Post
    Requiem for a Dream is King of the "Absolutely Incredible Film That I Never Want To See Again, Ever".
    Was going to say the same thing. Also the best anti-drug PSA ever.

    One Hour Photo is fantastic. One of my favorite Robin Williams performances. Anyone who only thinks of him as a comedian should watch it.


  8. #8
    Oz the Gweat and Tewwible mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae's Avatar

    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    New Jersey
    Posts
    28,597
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    Yes, it's great seeing One Hour Photo get the recognition it deserves! Also, random thought, but isn't it kinda weird that it's based on a concept that doesn't really exist anymore?

    Also also, Munich needs way more votes. It's the best film of '05.

  9. #9
    Live it. webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000 seldom gets put on hold webstar1000's Avatar

    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Posts
    16,062
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by mae View Post
    Yes, it's great seeing One Hour Photo get the recognition it deserves! Also, random thought, but isn't it kinda weird that it's based on a concept that doesn't really exist anymore?

    Also also, Munich needs way more votes. It's the best film of '05.
    I would say in this alone the Departed takes Munich.
    HELP ME FIND
    Insomnia #459
    ANY S/L #459

  10. #10
    Servant of Gan amd013 has much to be proud of amd013 has much to be proud of amd013 has much to be proud of amd013 has much to be proud of amd013 has much to be proud of amd013 has much to be proud of amd013 has much to be proud of amd013 has much to be proud of amd013 has much to be proud of amd013 has much to be proud of amd013's Avatar

    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    Location
    Austin TX
    Posts
    1,773
    My Mood
    Pensive
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Ricky View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by fernandito View Post
    Requiem for a Dream is King of the "Absolutely Incredible Film That I Never Want To See Again, Ever".
    Was going to say the same thing. Also the best anti-drug PSA ever.

    One Hour Photo is fantastic. One of my favorite Robin Williams performances. Anyone who only thinks of him as a comedian should watch it.
    Insomnia was another great non-comidic performance from Robin. I nominated it, but it didn't get seconded.
    Wanted:

    'Salem's Lot Portfolio #606

    Blockade Billy Lettered edition

  11. #11
    Honky Mahfah Tommy has a reputation beyond repute Tommy has a reputation beyond repute Tommy has a reputation beyond repute Tommy has a reputation beyond repute Tommy has a reputation beyond repute Tommy has a reputation beyond repute Tommy has a reputation beyond repute Tommy has a reputation beyond repute Tommy has a reputation beyond repute Tommy has a reputation beyond repute Tommy has a reputation beyond repute

    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Posts
    7,846
    My Mood
    Dead

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by mae View Post

    Also also, Munich needs way more votes. It's the best film of '05.
    COUGH,COUGH Brokeback Mountain COUGH, COUGH

  12. #12
    Oz the Gweat and Tewwible mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae's Avatar

    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    New Jersey
    Posts
    28,597
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    Brokeback Mountain is up there but Munich is definitely at the top for me. Just tremendous.

  13. #13
    Volcano Man Ricky has a brilliant future Ricky has a brilliant future Ricky has a brilliant future Ricky has a brilliant future Ricky has a brilliant future Ricky has a brilliant future Ricky has a brilliant future Ricky has a brilliant future Ricky has a brilliant future Ricky has a brilliant future Ricky has a brilliant future Ricky's Avatar

    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Húsavík, Iceland
    Posts
    11,277
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by amd013 View Post
    Insomnia was another great non-comidic performance from Robin. I nominated it, but it didn't get seconded.
    I agree. I would've seconded it but I was on vacation during the nominations process.


  14. #14
    Oz the Gweat and Tewwible mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae's Avatar

    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    New Jersey
    Posts
    28,597
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    Somehow Resident Evil is tied with Munich for last place Mind blowing...

  15. #15
    One word - Tenet Still Servant has much to be proud of Still Servant has much to be proud of Still Servant has much to be proud of Still Servant has much to be proud of Still Servant has much to be proud of Still Servant has much to be proud of Still Servant has much to be proud of Still Servant has much to be proud of Still Servant has much to be proud of Still Servant has much to be proud of Still Servant's Avatar

    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Connecticut, United States
    Posts
    8,486
    My Mood
    Breezy
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by amd013 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Ricky View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by fernandito View Post
    Requiem for a Dream is King of the "Absolutely Incredible Film That I Never Want To See Again, Ever".
    Was going to say the same thing. Also the best anti-drug PSA ever.

    One Hour Photo is fantastic. One of my favorite Robin Williams performances. Anyone who only thinks of him as a comedian should watch it.
    Insomnia was another great non-comidic performance from Robin. I nominated it, but it didn't get seconded.
    I was surprised it didn't get seconded. It's my least favorite Nolan film.

  16. #16
    Honky Mahfah Tommy has a reputation beyond repute Tommy has a reputation beyond repute Tommy has a reputation beyond repute Tommy has a reputation beyond repute Tommy has a reputation beyond repute Tommy has a reputation beyond repute Tommy has a reputation beyond repute Tommy has a reputation beyond repute Tommy has a reputation beyond repute Tommy has a reputation beyond repute Tommy has a reputation beyond repute

    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Posts
    7,846
    My Mood
    Dead

    Default

    Again, if it comes to it, take away my vote for One Hour Photo. It is a good movie but not as good as Requiem for a Dream.

  17. #17
    Oz the Gweat and Tewwible mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae's Avatar

    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    New Jersey
    Posts
    28,597
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    The tie we’re concerned with is for sixth place. Other higher ties are okay. So that won’t do any good.

  18. #18
    Honky Mahfah Tommy has a reputation beyond repute Tommy has a reputation beyond repute Tommy has a reputation beyond repute Tommy has a reputation beyond repute Tommy has a reputation beyond repute Tommy has a reputation beyond repute Tommy has a reputation beyond repute Tommy has a reputation beyond repute Tommy has a reputation beyond repute Tommy has a reputation beyond repute Tommy has a reputation beyond repute

    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Posts
    7,846
    My Mood
    Dead

    Default

    Ah I see, well I can't bring myself to vote for Resident Evil. Sorry mae.

  19. #19
    Oz the Gweat and Tewwible mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae people like to rub elbows with me mae's Avatar

    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    New Jersey
    Posts
    28,597
    Country
    Country Flag
    Gender
    Gender

    Default

    The poll has closed. The following five titles are moving on to the next round:
    1. The Departed (76.92%)
    2. WALL-E (61.54%)
    3. One Hour Photo (50.00%)
    4. Requiem for a Dream (50.00%)
    5. Enemy at the Gates (38.46%)

    The following two titles will face off in a tiebreaker for the last spot:
    1. Munich (30.77%)
    2. Resident Evil (30.77%)

    And the following title has been eliminated:
    1. The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (11.54%)

+ Reply to Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts