View Poll Results: Best King on the Screen Award

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  • The Shining (1980)

    2 7.14%
  • The Mist

    1 3.57%
  • The Shawshank Redemption

    15 53.57%
  • The Green Mile

    4 14.29%
  • Stand by Me

    5 17.86%
  • Secret Window

    0 0%
  • Misery

    1 3.57%
  • Nightmares & Dreamscapes

    0 0%
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    Default FINAL: Best King on the Screen Award

    As nominated by our membership in the nomination round, please vote now for the film you feel should win the award for Best King on the Screen.

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    Shawshank redemption. May have been voted as a top 100 audience favorite of all time.
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    This is a very difficult catagory. Many good choices (and The Shining[ugh!]) that were very faithful to the spirit of the source material if not following the source in full. Some great acting is contained in this list with Academy award nominations and even winners within. I loved most of them and adored a few too.

    I've got to go with The Shawshank Redemption though. As much as I loved The Green Mile, Shawshank actually forced me to read the story. I was not disappointed.
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    There is now fuckign way I'm voting for the 1980's Shining.
    Mine is Green Mile
    Beyond the scope of light, beyond the reach of Dark. . . what could possibly await us?
    And yet, we seek it, insatiably. Such is our fate. . .

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    Stand by Me.
    "Only the gentle are ever really strong."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Heather19 View Post
    Stand by Me.
    Okay


    I mean, me too.
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    If you rescue me
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brice View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Heather19 View Post
    Stand by Me.
    Okay


    I mean, me too.
    "Only the gentle are ever really strong."

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    Shawshank.

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    Christ, this was hard. I went for The Green Mile, but it was a toss-up between that, Misery, and, surprisingly, Secret Window.
    My decision is made.
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    Shawshank - all the way!
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    Could there ever be any doubt - The Shawshank Redemption.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CRinVA View Post
    Could there ever be any doubt - The Shawshank Redemption.
    No, there couldn't!

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    I'll need time to consider this one before voting. There's a three way* in my head right now.



    *tie
    It'll take a lot more than words and guns,
    A whole lot more than riches and muscle.

    The hands of the many must join as one.
    And together we'll cross the river.

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    misery.

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    Sam & I are on the same wavelength again Shawshank gets my vote!

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    The poll has closed and the winner of our inaugural Best King on the Screen Award, receiving 15 votes (53.57%), is:

    The Shawshank Redemption

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