Live Poll: Catch Me If You Can

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What is your favorite "Chase" movie?............................................................................................

List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls097505597/
Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/a6-T_VoQgH8/
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Now you did it again!! Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid - Van Helsing - Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade. - Let me sleep on it!
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The poll is Live.
Time to vote!
Awaken your inner voting child!
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great list ed...dirty mary crazy lazy...papillion...french connection...very hard to choose...

one more addition for you...bullitt starring steve mcqueen...a classic...
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I'll stick it in, but I gotta lose True Grit! That hurts!
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The Bourne IdentityHeatThe RevenantTRON LegacyThe Peacemaker
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Ed,

My favorite:
What's Up, Doc? (1972)

My favorite from your list:
Catch Me If You Can (2002)

I'm surprised you do not have:
It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963)
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That's an us old guys kinda movie. It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963) It was in, but as I went along the list grew to 40, so I dropped it off where X marks the spot!

There's enough of these types of movies that I could drop all titles below 1981 and do two polls. What do you think?

I have been working so hard at trying to make a poll that would be considered for the home page lately, along with my regular off beat polls. So I'm trying to pick more timely and relevant titles along with some classics.

Feeling kinda left out of the HPP Sweepstakes!!! LOL

Very concerned with putting titles in that will get votes too.

After the 100+ polls that I have done I have come to the conclusion that titles before 1968 don't seem to get many votes unless those titles are in the IMDb Top 250.

What do you think?

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Ed,

There are probably enough viable films to justify two polls. I'm not certain what year would be a good pivot point.

A large number of animated featured films and shorts would probably qualify. This would be a good third category.

You wrote:
After the 100+ polls that I have done I have come to the conclusion that titles before 1968 don't seem to get many votes unless those titles are in the IMDb Top 250.
There is a strong element of recentism in the IMDb Top 250.

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There is a strong element of recentism in the IMDb Top 250.
Makes us oldentismanarians!
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Ed,

I prefer the term classicist.
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Hahaha.
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My eighteen year-old niece will join you as classicists. She's a first year film student in college and she watches the occasional contemporary film because that's what her friends want to see but she could put to shame most ninety year-olds in her knowledge of old, classic movies. She puts me to shame, that's for sure. It's a rare hard-to-find film before 1970 that's flown below her radar. 

When I ask her about a recent small-budget indie film that I'm proud to have found, she'll often reply, "You're so pathetically young, Aunt Sara," lol. 
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If she has 'Casablanca' in her top 5 movies she is a certifiable "Classicist"!!!

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She does, actually, and she loves "Kate" Hepburn. I think her top five or ten include a few Hepburn films, Citizen Kane, Casablanca, and a film noir or two. She liked 'Tokyo Story' but thought it a bit slow, of course: it took me until I was thirty or so to not feel bored with that wonderful film so she's way ahead of where I was. When I was 18, I loved Casablanca, The Naked Spur, and To Kill a Mockingbird but hadn't seen many other classic films yet. 
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Inception is better than any other movie on the list, but I don't consider it a chase movie.

My favorite movie from those that I consider chase movie is Heat (1995).
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It has the Keyword Pursuit attached!
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Good one! The list has so many good films that it's a tough choice.

Good title, too, although do you think the colon might be distracting? I'm wondering if it's even better without it. 

Either way, bravo on all fronts.
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Thanks.
Will pull the colon.
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Hi Ed, This would actually qualify for the home page but I just found out that the quotn. marks might disqualify it (for technical reasons, I think). I can't guarantee that, without the quotation marks, it will make it to the home page but it increases the chances. 
It's your call, of course, but I wanted to pass the information on to you. : )
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Well then I'll take them out.
Done.
:):)
Thanks.
Please, IMDb Editors, grant me an H.P.P.
Thanks
:):)
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Ed,

Echoing what Ruby said: The admins recommend changes to improve a polls chances for appearing on the IMDb Home Page. However, if a poll meets all of the technical requirements for the IMDb Home Page, the IMDb editors will likely choose other polls that also meets the requirements and is timely.
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Thanks.
I did remove the colon and the quotation marks :):)
Can you update the poll suggestion for me please.
Thanks again
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Thank you RF76!!!! Live Poll
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Hahaha, you beat me to it, lol. Congratulations on a good poll, good title, and a live one. 
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Thanks
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L@@K at this!!!!!!!