Live Poll: Creepy Smiles

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The list page: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls029504861/
What is on the list page: “Glee! What happy guys ... NOT!!! Which one of these has the creepiest smile ever to appear in movies or made for television movies? To suggest another image (with an address to the image) , post here. Say cheese for the camera.”
What is not on the list page is this:1) consider the address bit a must. Otherwise, your suggestion will not be considered.
2) The challenge in creating this list was to make each image get progressively more creepier and sinester leading up to the climax Lon Chaney in “London After Midnight” and Conrad Veidt in “The Man Who Laughs”. Did it work?

Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/0mNxc8Prl1M/
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Posted 10 months ago

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It's just smile not laughs, right ?
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Both ways but the image has to have a smiling face.
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(Just doing gallows humor here.) Hmmm. I don’t know. Check the list. I think they are hanging around there.
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Yes, they are.
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I forgot his smiling face! Added!
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 Suggestion: Deliverance. And my vote goes to London After Midnight.. iyiyi
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You said movies and TV movies only, but this is the one I thought of immediately, so I thought I'd share just for fun:

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I’ll finish going through your stuff later. A lot of good ones there. But won’t use Tilda. I think I had found a creeper one for Chucky and put him on the list. Do you approve?

But since you had you had used one with a mask., how about these smiling masks?
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0016220/...
The purge films:
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2184339/...
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2184339/...
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4094724/...
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Not a fan of of the masks you picked, but it's your poll so... :)

Chucky's fine.

I picked the other Tilda because it is not at all the look she usually has, and it's so fake it's frightening. I think there is room for both but, again, not my poll. :)

I would separate Veidt and Chaney since they look really similar.

I suggest removing "Glee" from your intro. I think it's just confusing and I immediately thought of the TV show Glee.
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I’m done adding what I’m going to add of yours. I got admit that on some of them, what made the smile so creepy was the eyes on them, especially “Truth Or Dare”, Coraline” and “The Forrest”. Well done Jen. Thank you.
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The Man Who Laughs or Get Out girl
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Hi, Silitonga. The suggestions are wonderful, but I wish there was closeup of the smile for the first two, since those two wide-angle shots are so graphic and disturbing, especially for people who know the caption that goes with them.
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The first one was clearer. Both added.
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Hm guys, this one: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0070047/...
But then she is really talking more than smiling.
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Yeah, its looks like there is no update for Exorcist picture, like the HD ones. Its just sad because its actually an iconic one of the best movie ever made.
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We have this: https://www.imdb.com/poll/PUyqWZzL-W0/

Perhaps you could exclude the ones that are already in that poll?
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Add “The Man In The Iron Mask” and “The Masque Of The Red Death “ and several super hero films like Captain America , Batman, and the Lone Ranger.
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Okay.
peaspot is a she, and you wrote yrnej instead of my name.
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I will correct that shortly. Thanks.
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Thanks. You missed the s in peaspot. :)
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Corrected
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Mr Hyde. But which one to use?
Him having a drink? https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0022835/...
or full fangs?
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0022835/...
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Movies and made for TV movies. Ergo, The Walking Dead is out. As for the TV Caesar Romero’s Joker, no, unless the picture is from the Batman movie.
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Sorry did not read ...
"the creepiest smile ever to appear in movies or made for television movies?"

So, Why no TV shows ? ?


https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0165594/mediaviewer/rm1931236608



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1) I wanted basically memorable one time events, which movies basically are, that stand out.
2) if I had tried to include TV series shows, this list would have been fullwith two seconds how many there are from Mr. Moonie’s smile on the Lucille O’Ball show, to all the villains on Batman, to the Munsters, to The Addams Family, the tv list is endless. They were often shown multipal Times.
3) I needed a limiting factor.
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Speaking of the riddler, sorry but frank Gorshon was creepier and he did appear in the movie version of the show.
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How about four in one? The Batman villains The Riddler, The Joker, Penguin, and Catwoman. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0060153/...
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Jen had already suggested Split but you had the better picture. I can’t use Paul. Read the list description on the list page for the reason why. He is on Peaspot's List.
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I’m gonna vote for Bill Skarskgard as Pennywise.
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You're so good at coming up with creative replacement to just "discuss here." "Say cheese for the camera" is so good. :D I'm always noticing that about your polls. 'Good poll, btw: such creepy images. 

May I suggest removing the note after that (the second paragraph) and placing that on this thread (and possibly to be added to the original post by Peter or Dan) instead? Although I think keeping the link to Peaspot's poll on your list itself is a nice idea: perhaps move the whole paragraph to this thread but then leave something like "Vote on more creepy smiles here" on your list. Among other reasons, it seems voters don't usually like to read a lot, which is a shame but it might attract more voters. 
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dgranger,

Please consider Ruby's suggestion.
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Done. Oh, for the record, I didn’t read read Ruby’s comment until this morning! That is how crazy my schedule has been at work in order to prepare for Black Friday, (in fact the Monday before Thanksgiving), and Cyber Monday, and the Christmas season. This my company’s peak season right now until dec 31.
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dgranger,

Thanks for making the update.
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I tried this, you can take any picture you want
https://www.imdb.com/list/ls026461597/
(Tommy Udo is quite good)

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Widmark if any. I’ll add him later. Preparing to go to work now.
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My 2 Cents
Nicholson as the Joker=Smile
Nicholson in the Shining=Rage
I Just don' associate it with a smile.
Anybody else?
Yes or No?
All the others are great.
If it was my poll I might rearrange the order.
Otherwise this is a fantastic poll.
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Me. I just switch him for Richard Widmark’s Tommy Udo.
The list order was orginnally was to make them steadily get creepier and if you had thought you had scene the most creepiest one, just Waite and scan through the next one. After a while I just got tired of that and gave up. But Tommy Udo definitely belongs right before The Man Who Laughs!!!
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Congratulations dgranger on your 44th live poll! As of 8-Nov-2018 8:33 PM Pacific your polls have 55,008 or more votes, for an average of 1,250 votes per poll.

Creepy Smiles
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Oh man, did I miss a classic one that is visually based on the image created by the French writer Victor Hugo in “The Man Who Laughs”. The Crow (1994). Images from the film: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0109506/...

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0109506/...

And an image of the first comicbook cover by Barr that was the basis for the film.


I’m putting this out there just in case anybody wants to do a More Creepy Smiles list.
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