Live Poll: Most Intense War Related Movie Scenes

  • 1
  • Praise
  • Updated 11 months ago
  • (Edited)
This is the 'war-edition' of the most-intense-movies-scenes-polls. According to IMDb poll board users, there are scenes in some war movies that are so intense with struggle or a special twist, that you will never forget them again. Which of these intense war-scenes below is your pick?

(Feel free to vote, even if you saw just a few of these movies.
If you didn't see any of them, pick the one that you would watch the most likely)

(Only Movies related to real wars containing real inspired to pure fictional events with a rating of at least 6/10)

https://www.imdb.com/list/ls024846644/

https://www.imdb.com/poll/ICx9v1hbldU/

This is the fifth part of the row.

Live-poll part I
Live-poll part II
Live-poll part III
Live-poll part IV

Some war related movies are still used in some of the other four polls. These are no option for this poll:

'Schindlers List'
'The Deer Hunter'
'Inglorious Basterds'
'Buried'
'Sicario'
'Incendies'
'Saving Private Ryan'
'Dunkirk'

I'm aiming for 25 options to present, but I'm open for more. Some on the existing list - linked above - are debateable when there are better options. Some of the options are carved in stone. Intense emotional scenes of wartimes sometimes prefered, like Adrien Brody in 'The Pianist'. Count the 'cold war' as war!

Greetings. :D
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2370 Posts
  • 3382 Reply Likes
  • excited

Posted 12 months ago

  • 1
Photo of ACT_1

ACT_1

  • 3419 Posts
  • 3278 Reply Likes
(Edited)
Photo of SeventhAr7

SeventhAr7

  • 905 Posts
  • 1404 Reply Likes
What about the Suicide Scene in "Letters from Iwo Jima" (2006)
Video Scene https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3l2NeCiP8b8

Unfortunately i didn't find the image of this scene on Imdb but i tough this scene extremely powerful because brings that different sides of patriotism means to different cultures.


..and a small repair, you hiperlinked the "LivePoll Part IV" to the list.
(Edited)
Photo of SeventhAr7

SeventhAr7

  • 905 Posts
  • 1404 Reply Likes
Hey Breu:
What other series do you want to do next? On the next couple days will be hard to provide another help besides a few suggestions but I will try my best to do more.

Tell me your thoughts. ;)
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2362 Posts
  • 3380 Reply Likes
I'm planing to go throug the genres and have some lists prepared in private mode. (not filled) When that poll row is through with 15 to 17 main genres, I plan to pick the top 2 of each of our polls for making the closing poll over the whole row. It can be only 10, too. That depends for me on how popular they are. If the users like it till the end, I would keep it to 17, if not - 10 would do with only taking thre of the tops. What do you think about? Do you have a special genre, you woud like to do? And to Kyle - Are you ok with it?

If anybody would like to do with the rules we three set up, he can do, right? The things is - it's better to pronounce it before making an endless list - and then someone other does, too. So if you got a special genre you want to do, tell me. But I also will only set my list out of private mode, when the predecessor is live. And I will stop and delete the concerned list, when someone another claims to do that genre by suggestion.

So each time a  part of the row is freshly suggested, it's the best time for claiming the next genre to one self. Fair enough?

Greetings. :)
Photo of SeventhAr7

SeventhAr7

  • 905 Posts
  • 1404 Reply Likes
It seems good your idea, I don't think there is anyone besides us doing this thread. So you can be relieved about that.
... but like I said, this seems more adequate to you doing this because I think that you have more fresh ideas and you have watched more movies than I.
I am pleased with your desire to keep this series alive.

A suggestion, maybe a horror serie? Although I can't help you on that with suggestions because I barely watch horror movies. It can be a bit cliché because it's the goal of this type of movies but doesn't mean that is stupid or bad.
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2362 Posts
  • 3380 Reply Likes
Thank you, you're so kind. I considered to make a most intense horror movie scenes poll suggestion, but I fight shy to do that. Why? I'm a horror-movie watcher and have seen many so far so good. The Probs with this matter on horror movies is, that there are will be such a flood of fyc's, that I still don't know how to manage that.

Another Prob is, that these movies mostly live from intense scenes. So I gonna put in 'no pure jumpscare scenes' but then it got a real good chance to turn out as a zombie-deathmatch-poll, which I really don't consider to do. Zombies, yay, to many nay. Now I take which one? What's the good, what's the bad suggestion?

And many of the hottest candidates are banned in Germany. So in many cases, I even can't decide to do, because I couldn't buy the movie or stream it. Sometimes that's good, in some cases not. But I don't want to exclude slashers in general. I'm figuring that out. ;)

I consider it's one of the hardest tries in this row. But I'll try. - Later. ;)
(Edited)
Photo of SeventhAr7

SeventhAr7

  • 905 Posts
  • 1404 Reply Likes
Yeah, I understand your point of view.
I'm realizing that it can be harder to select on that genre.

It was just a hipothetycal idea. ;)
Photo of Stephen Atwood

Stephen Atwood

  • 1085 Posts
  • 784 Reply Likes
Your really weird use of the adjective 'awesome' (not likely in the old biblical sense of the word) for the Michael Bay muliRazzie nominated feature and you have nothing from Saving Private Ryan (let alone the initial D Day beach scene)?  Nullifies most of this list.
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2370 Posts
  • 3382 Reply Likes
Stephen:

I don't know how I should explain it further. I try.
We (Kyle Perez, SeventhAR7 and me) breed the idea to make a row of most-intense-movie-scene-polls. The rules are to avoid using no movie in this row TWICE. The movies I excluded above were used in the other 4 polls of this row. They are OUT!

Maybe I don't use the word awesome proper. Maybe you have another word for it, that fits better. If you have seen the movie, you can explain the ambush scenes another way, maybe? But only because the director for one of the options is Michael Bay means the list is 'nullified'? To scorn all the other options just because there is one Michael Bay film on the list looks a little odd. So nobody should ever use a Michael Bay film on the list in a positive way or what? I guess the troubles lay somewhere else.

But maybe your are going to tell me the correct biblical sense of the word awesome and I'll understand?
(Edited)
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2370 Posts
  • 3382 Reply Likes
If you have another movie-scene that matches the rules (with fitting image), I'll replace the 'Pearl Harbor'-option with it.
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2370 Posts
  • 3382 Reply Likes
Changed 'awesome' to 'frightening' maybe that's better?
Photo of Ed Jones (XLIX)

Ed Jones (XLIX)

  • 14551 Posts
  • 16578 Reply Likes
FYC
From the Bridge on The River Kwai.
Alec Guinness has just found the blasting wire. They are getting ready to shoot their own ally.


(Edited)
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2370 Posts
  • 3382 Reply Likes
I'll put it to the list. Thank you. :D
Photo of Jeorj Euler

Jeorj Euler

  • 7190 Posts
  • 9325 Reply Likes
Feels like the subject is so broad that there isn't any room for scenes in movies set before 1920.
Photo of ElMo

ElMo

  • 3515 Posts
  • 3734 Reply Likes
Maybe 'sequences' would be a more fitting word... I don't mean that to be technical but when I read "intense war-related scene", i'm thinking of a one-location scene and a few minutes that had me over the edge of my seat... the opening of "Saving Private Ryan" is a school-case of how to make a battle sequence, but it's too long to be a fair competitor against much shorter scenes.

To give you an example, the hand-to-hand fight scene between Mellish and the German soldier was in my opinion the most intense scene in the film.
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2370 Posts
  • 3382 Reply Likes
And the essence is? ;)
Photo of ElMo

ElMo

  • 3515 Posts
  • 3734 Reply Likes
Uh, it's Sunday night, I don't get it... the essence of what?
Photo of Jeorj Euler

Jeorj Euler

  • 7190 Posts
  • 9325 Reply Likes
It's important to understand and remember that screen scenes (as in cinema and television) have slightly different meanings from stage scenes (as in theatre).
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2370 Posts
  • 3382 Reply Likes
Ok, that's right. Thank you, Jeorj.
It would be nice, if everybody would take it to the point as you do.
(Edited)
Photo of ElMo

ElMo

  • 3515 Posts
  • 3734 Reply Likes
Well, I was talking "cinema" not "stage", i'm not sure it'd be convenient to compact ten minutes of battles into one single scene denomination, that's all. But like I said, I was only being theoretical... no big deal...

It would be nice, if everybody would take it to the point as you do.
Okay.
Photo of dgranger

dgranger

  • 2307 Posts
  • 1947 Reply Likes
After seeing Vassilli (Jude Law) being trained by his grandfather on how to be a sniper marksman while hunting wolves in the Ural(?), the large scale battle of the crossing of the Volga and the first scenes of the battle of Stalingrad early in the film Enemy At The Gates (2001) and it just gets more tense from there with the personnel confrontations between Vassilli and Major Konig (Ed Harris).

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=8yOBCGw...

(Then )

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=4aQVsqQ...

(The scenes follow back to back in the film.)

- “The Longest Day”

- (if it wasn’t for a terribly bad explosion blast super imposure special effect at the beginning of the movie during the Pearl Harbor battle scenes at the beginning of ) In Harm’s Way (1965) (that knocks the viewer out of his suspension of disbelief, I would recommend the film for it’s depiction of the naval side of the island hopping in the pacific theater in World War Two and the inservice politics of the naval command.)


Does it have to be modern mechanized warfare? Can it be older types of warfare?

- Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World” (2003)

- The Patroit (2000)

- Braveheart (1995)


Most intense battle in a SciFy film? The Battle for Oasis In “Ready Player One” I personal think Spielberg out did the D-Day landing in “Saving Private Ryan” in that one.
(Edited)
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2370 Posts
  • 3382 Reply Likes
dgranger:

I saw the other movies ('Master and Commander:...' and 'The Patriot')  a long time ago. Could you remember me on the intense scenes, that I could use on my p.s.?

Thank you for suggesting, 'Braveheart' is in !  Freedom !!! :D
Photo of dgranger

dgranger

  • 2307 Posts
  • 1947 Reply Likes
I believe the Battle Of Yorktown is in the patroit but I prefer the ambush scene myself.
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2370 Posts
  • 3382 Reply Likes
Hi, dgranger. I just clicked your links for 'Enemy at the Gates'. They're more like sequences. So I won't put it on the list. I can't click the other links. maybe you re-post some links that are more useable for me and I'll consider to take them to the list. The best would be, if you gave me an image link from IMDb and the description. A youtube link like the others you posted above is helpful for decision in negative AND posiive way. It's more easy. Thank you for suggesting. :)
(Edited)
Photo of dgranger

dgranger

  • 2307 Posts
  • 1947 Reply Likes
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=qYl58yK...
In “Enemy at the gate” it was all one scene that showed rather that tell you bit by bit how the red was getting it’s ass kicked in the beginning of the Battle Of Stalingrad. It resolves itself into this scene where Vassilli and Danalof were trapped at a fountain and ... well, see for yourself. This did happen. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=wMvTR01...
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=E794rTP...
Oh “The Enemy Below” the final battle between the uboat and the destroyer.
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2370 Posts
  • 3382 Reply Likes
Thank you, dgranger. :)
I've changed the image of 'The Patriot' to a better recognizeable one. About 'Master and Commander': It seems to be more of a sequence as a scene, so I won't put it on the list. I remembered the scene at 'Enemy at the Gates'. It's quiete tense. But I can't put it to the list in lack of an apropriate image. I would. Anyway thank you for suggesting. :D
(Edited)
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2370 Posts
  • 3382 Reply Likes
Deleted 'Pearl Harbour', because it's more a sequence than a scene.
The ambush is shown on several places, so it isn't only one scene. Too complex for only a scene.
Photo of Nikolay Yeriomin (Mykola Yeromin)

Nikolay Yeriomin (Mykola Yeromin), Champion

  • 2700 Posts
  • 3473 Reply Likes
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2370 Posts
  • 3382 Reply Likes
Hi, Nikolay. :)
I still had no time to watch the movies. Can you give me an image-link and some description of the scene?
Photo of Nikolay Yeriomin (Mykola Yeromin)

Nikolay Yeriomin (Mykola Yeromin), Champion

  • 2700 Posts
  • 3473 Reply Likes
Image link is there already, I believe. 

As for description... Basically Svyatkin (pictured) is suicide-baiting the tank. Here's a clip of the scene, if it may help. I believe whole scene could be described in a better way, but words frankly fail me after re-watching. 
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2370 Posts
  • 3382 Reply Likes
I've put your suggestion to the list. :D
Photo of Ed Jones (XLIX)

Ed Jones (XLIX)

  • 14551 Posts
  • 16578 Reply Likes
Nikolay your always making me look up stuff that I probably can't see!!! LOL Aty-baty, shli soldaty... (1977)
And they are always good!!!

Please tell me there is an English Dub or Sub-titled version?
I want to see this!
Photo of Nikolay Yeriomin (Mykola Yeromin)

Nikolay Yeriomin (Mykola Yeromin), Champion

  • 2700 Posts
  • 3473 Reply Likes
I have found a (seemingly) legal streaming service where it could be viewed online with English subtitles

I highly recommend this and other two movies by Leonid BykovV boy idut odni 'stariki' (1974) and Zaychik (1965). Fairly known actor, after starting his director career Bykov only managed to direct a few movies before his untimely death in a car crash at the age of 50. It's a shame, because test footage for his unfinished film, a sci-fi comedy "The Alien" (I should add that to IMDb one day) looked very promising and amazing. 
Photo of Ed Jones (XLIX)

Ed Jones (XLIX)

  • 14551 Posts
  • 16578 Reply Likes
Thanks! Too bad about Bykov. Why don't you reach out and see if you can take what's there and do some cleaver edit work and finish it. Never hurts to ask. All they can do is say no.
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2370 Posts
  • 3382 Reply Likes
There is an offer on Amazon (Germany): 'Stariki' restored and dubbed english. The first I have found in Russian language with German subtitles. 'Zaychik' only in Russian language.

To bad that there is so less effort to claim a bigger market. I've seen some Russian movies as far as they were dubed. Even saw 'Potemkin'. That was made in the silent area. Much text to read. But it was ok. I would like to see more from eastern movie culture. Sometimes I watch Kusturica movies. Some movies from east are pretty good. They often have good subjects.

It's a little bit like the indian movies. The indians couldn't get their foot in our door. There are tons of romantic comedies and some classics dubed, but heading for the real good modern indian movies in Germany is like an obstacle-race.
Photo of Nikolay Yeriomin (Mykola Yeromin)

Nikolay Yeriomin (Mykola Yeromin), Champion

  • 2700 Posts
  • 3473 Reply Likes
I'd say that's the biggest problem about Soviet and Post-Soviet films, as well as many Eastern European countries: many great movies were never seen abroad as main orientation was domestic market. 

CliffJ, it is hard to tell who owns the footage for "The Alien" at that point. It was shown a few times in the documentaries (and once in entirety on TV which was less then 20 minutes). The script, based on a play was also re-written and filmed as a rather mediocre and forgettable Zvyozdnaya komandirovka (1983).
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2370 Posts
  • 3382 Reply Likes
2 of them arrived. I wonder when I will have got the time to watch them attentive.
Photo of Jessica

Jessica, Champion

  • 3447 Posts
  • 3921 Reply Likes
Typos:

#2: grenade
#11: pencil 
#18: through
#21: Turing's
#22: themselves with hand grenades
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2370 Posts
  • 3382 Reply Likes
Thank you, Jessica. :)

I have changed the keyboard, but there seem to be some bluetooth interferrences at our house. So it still doesn't work proper. The new keyboard also swallows types very often. Sorry!  Changed the fails and learned 'grenade' with 'e'. Hope I will remember next time. It just swallowed the letter 'm' in the middle of 'remember'. :D  I still don't get, why sometimes its 's and sometimes it's s'.
(Edited)
Photo of Jessica

Jessica, Champion

  • 3447 Posts
  • 3921 Reply Likes
I still don't get, why sometimes its 's and sometimes it's s'.
Because his name is Turing, you have to add an extra s after the apostrophe. If his name were Turings, you would write it as Turings'. :)

You missed themselves in #22. 
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2370 Posts
  • 3382 Reply Likes
Hi, Jessica. :D
I understand. You ment the v to an f. Sorry. ;)
Thank you for correcting ime. I just learned a new detail.
About hte 's and s' I was corrected in another way in
another poll suggestion. There it was s'. The 's is the
thing I don't really get.
Photo of Jen

Jen, Champion

  • 4905 Posts
  • 2282 Reply Likes
Revision needed, suggest: Winston Churchill taking the London Tube instead of his official car, asking the citizens if Great Britain should surrender or not.

#18 doesn't make sense

FYC:
Good Morning Vietnam - Cronauer chasing Tuan through the streets after finding out who he really is. I'll upload a photo and let you know when it's approved.

In the Name of the Father - The Brits torturing Gerry and his friends until they falsely confess to bombing the pub. (The war in question is "The Troubles" - the decades-long conflict between the Irish and the Brits, the Catholics and the Protestants, the IRA and the British Army.)

Daniel Day-Lewis and Phil Davis in In the Name of the Father 1993
Photo of Jen

Jen, Champion

  • 4905 Posts
  • 2282 Reply Likes
Here's the photo I uploaded for GMV. I COULD NOT find one still of the actual chase, but this is the confrontation at the end where they are yelling at each other.

Tung Thanh Tran in Good Morning Vietnam 1987
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2362 Posts
  • 3379 Reply Likes
Corrected #18, hope it has more sense for you now. ;)

Put the Interogation-scene on the list, will add the Adrian Cronauer scene.
Photo of ElMo

ElMo

  • 3515 Posts
  • 3734 Reply Likes
I would nominate this one as my all-time favorite is its depiction of "intensity" fits the poll, though it's not related directly to war but takes place in a context of war
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yDj4AIbQXjg
Simply said, one of the best opening scenes from any film!
(Edited)
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2370 Posts
  • 3382 Reply Likes
I've seen the movie and I thinks it's pretty ok. I like Kusturica's movies. The opening scene is funny. When you see it twice while thinking of a most intense movie scene, would you still suggest it? I don't know, maybe. But it's also more like a sequence, like something in between a scene and a sequenz. I'm not sure, half-convinced. Can you give me further reasons why I should put this on the list? At the moment I'm undecided. Maybe an image link and the description you thougt of. Then I will decide.
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2370 Posts
  • 3382 Reply Likes
I tried to find an image of the scene, but haven't.
Photo of ElMo

ElMo

  • 3515 Posts
  • 3734 Reply Likes
Well, I wasn't going to suggest the moment where Marko is with the hooker getting a special treatment while the whole city is drowning under German bombings? :)

Anyway the opening scene might serve for Jen's poll :)
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2370 Posts
  • 3382 Reply Likes
Well, click your link you posted. It's the opening scene, you'll see.
But if you give me the right image and a proper line for the image, I could use it.
I know there was something about that what  you told, but I don't remember this clearly.
Where did you mention the hooker scene before?
It would be helpful, if you didn't ever write in riddles. Please come to the
point, just one time without only dropping hints. I won't bite you. ;)
(Edited)
Photo of rubyfruit76

rubyfruit76, Champion

  • 4412 Posts
  • 4926 Reply Likes
'So many good choices. It's hard to choose. 'Glad to see 'The Boy in the Striped Pajamas' represented. 

May I suggest just a few edits to the intro? ('In bold, below.)

This is the 'war-edition' of the most-intense-movie-scene-polls. According to IMDb poll board users, there are scenes in some war movies that are so intense with struggle or a special twist, that you will never forget them again. Which of these intense war-scenes below is your pick?

(Feel free to vote, even if you saw just a few of these movies. If you didn't see any of them, pick the one that you would most likely watch.)

(Only movies related to real wars containing 'inspired from real' to purely fictional events with a rating of at least 6/10)

Thanks : )

Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2370 Posts
  • 3382 Reply Likes
Thank you, ruby. :D
You're always so kind and helpful. I corrected the things you mentioned.
And while reading I understood, it really sounds better. Now I got an
English teacher on the internet. That's what German Schools didnt
achieve on me. Maybe their contents for why learning English were to
boring. ;) "This is a red pencil ..." ;)
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2370 Posts
  • 3382 Reply Likes
I re-checked it. I just deleted the 's' of movies-scene in the intro.
Photo of Jen

Jen, Champion

  • 4905 Posts
  • 2282 Reply Likes
18 is must better. I think on the "In the Father" entry you don't have to put the information about The Troubles in there - I just put it on this post in case the scene/film didn't seem war-related.

Another suggestion - Three Kings. It's hard to pick just one scene, pretty much the whole first half of the movie has you on the edge of your seat.

But here's the one:
Trying to save the Kuwaitis by getting them over the border

Adding a photo - I'll let you know when it's approved.
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2362 Posts
  • 3380 Reply Likes
... I rated the movie with 8/10 ~1 year ago.
Photo of Jen

Jen, Champion

  • 4905 Posts
  • 2282 Reply Likes
The movie.

Seems like the description of Three Kings doesn't really work. You're not talking about the specific scene, you're almost recapping the entire film. I suggest using what I originally wrote. Of course, making a change is completely up to you.
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2362 Posts
  • 3380 Reply Likes
Did I use the correct image? I'll put your suggestion-line to the image.
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2362 Posts
  • 3380 Reply Likes
Did I use the correct image? I'll put your suggestion-line to the image.
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2362 Posts
  • 3380 Reply Likes
Changed the line to the suggested line. :D
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2370 Posts
  • 3382 Reply Likes
Found an better image for #24 (Braveheart). The image fits better to the scene and the text.
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2370 Posts
  • 3382 Reply Likes
2 new options.
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2370 Posts
  • 3382 Reply Likes
I've put in the ambush scene of 'The Patriot'.
Waiting for input (image-link / description) for 'Underground'.
Photo of dgranger

dgranger

  • 2307 Posts
  • 1947 Reply Likes
If you are a history buff, enjoy this: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=_Iwea41...
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2370 Posts
  • 3382 Reply Likes
I saw you had posted a posting with 'The Dirty Dozen' and 'Stalag 17'. But the posting seems to be lost by the server troubles. Can you post image links of the movies on IMDb here and a short description of the intense moment? Then I'll put it on the list. When I saw these movies, it's a long time ago and I do not remember proper on special moments.

Remember: It should be one intense moment of the movie, not a sequence. And I need the description for each scene seperately. Do and I guess I will remember then and put it on the list. I know these two are special movies with good scenes. Wasn't it, that they installed an provisional alarming system for detecting the german guard at 'Stalag 17'?

You can help me putting them both on the list, because it seems you remember more proper.
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2370 Posts
  • 3382 Reply Likes
Btw: 'The Enemy Below' - I searched for some images, but there are not many.
As I haven't seen the movie, I need to know if this image would fit to your suggestion:

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0050356/mediaviewer/rm3221310976

Photo of dgranger

dgranger

  • 2307 Posts
  • 1947 Reply Likes
Wait a moment! What I’am doing ???
Stalag 17 - The whole movie.
The Dirty Dozen - the attack on the chateau !
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2370 Posts
  • 3382 Reply Likes
Views: 382, Last week: 197
Might be interesting as a poll, hm?
Photo of Jen

Jen, Champion

  • 4905 Posts
  • 2282 Reply Likes
"This is the fifth part of the row." - I suggest series instead of row.

FYC:
Defiance - Alone on a supply run in the dead of winter, Lilka is attacked by a wolf.
I'll let you know when the photo is approved.

Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence - The Japanese bury Strafer standing up in the sand all the way to his neck.
I'll let you know when the photo is approved.

The Hurt Locker - James desperately struggles to remove a cage loaded with bombs locked to an innocent Iraqi. 
I'll let you know when the photo is approved.

The Deer Hunter - Michael, finding and trying to save Nick, ends up playing Russian Roulette with him.

Robert De Niro in The Deer Hunter 1978

Or

Robert De Niro and Christopher Walken in The Deer Hunter 1978

Or


Photo of Jen

Jen, Champion

  • 4905 Posts
  • 2282 Reply Likes
Sorry, I misunderstood the note about those titles not being eligible.

You should double-check all four previous polls - not all of them have all the links to the others. Can you can go ahead and put them into this one.

Row vs. series?

FYC:
WarGames - with the entire world on the brink of annihilation, David must "teach" Joshua that there are no winners in war.

WarGames 1983


WarGames 1983

Heh...online looking for a better photo and one comes up with the description: "This is the film's tensest scene."

Other photos still in progress. Cheers.
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2362 Posts
  • 3379 Reply Likes
Hello, Jen. :D
Thank you for suggesting. I know, I declared the "cold war" as ok for this list. The main question is, if this is close enough to the other movies on that list. If enough people think it is, I will put it on the list, but I for myself got mixed feelings about it. Even if I really like that movie. :)
(Edited)
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2362 Posts
  • 3379 Reply Likes
Btw: Thank you for putting the most fitting image for the scene here. I like that. :)
And not all of these polls are induced by me. The first two were a project by
Kyle Perez and SventhAr7, I just got involved by my personal interest in it. It grew since then.
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2362 Posts
  • 3379 Reply Likes
Thank you for suggesting. 'War Games' just appeared in the sci-fi poll, so it is out for sure. No 'War Games'! Thank you for showing me that! ;)
Photo of Jen

Jen, Champion

  • 4905 Posts
  • 2282 Reply Likes
You should ask Kyle and Sven to add your titles and ask for a re-push.
Photo of Jen

Jen, Champion

  • 4905 Posts
  • 2282 Reply Likes
Finally got some photos approved.

The Hurt Locker:
Suhail Aldabbach in The Hurt Locker 2008

Suhail Aldabbach in The Hurt Locker 2008

Suhail Aldabbach in The Hurt Locker 2008


Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence:
David Bowie in Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence 1983

David Bowie in Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence 1983


Defiance:



I think those are all of the photos you were waiting for from me.
(Edited)
Photo of SeventhAr7

SeventhAr7

  • 905 Posts
  • 1404 Reply Likes
The Hurt Locker scene is not available to include in this part.
She's already in part I https://www.imdb.com/poll/onTc41AGX3A/  Option 5.

Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2362 Posts
  • 3379 Reply Likes
Thank you for the images, Jen. That's nice of you but a little late. I just saw this became already the poll. I would ask for a repush for 'Defiance' and 'Merry X-Mas, Mr. Lawrence'. But I now none of them two and don't know what to write for the scene you want me to put on the list. What are these scenes about?
Photo of Dan Dassow

Dan Dassow, Champion

  • 13524 Posts
  • 13892 Reply Likes
Photo of Breumaster

Breumaster

  • 2370 Posts
  • 3382 Reply Likes
Thank you, Dan! :)
Sorry that I'm a little rare last times. I'm on vacation and try to manage the time as restorative and relaxing as it can be. So I try to hear Beethoven's symphonies up and down, sometimes watching a movie. Not moving to fast, slow a little down. Just hanging around. But I will come back soon with new ideas and maybe some postings. Thank you all for supporting this poll. :D
Photo of Dan Dassow

Dan Dassow, Champion

  • 13524 Posts
  • 13892 Reply Likes
Congratulations Breumaster on your 18th live poll! As of 27-Sep-2018 5:19 AM Pacific your polls have 7,843 or more votes, for an average of 436 votes per poll.

Most Intense War Related Movie Scenes
6915th Live Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/ICx9v1hbldU/

This is the 2,149th Image poll. Such polls have a total of 4,018,869 votes for an average of 1,870 votes per poll.

Total Number of Votes 16,140,044 Projected Date of 20 Million Votes 15-Feb-2020 Days Until 20 Million Votes 505

This is the list of Breumaster's polls as of 20-Sep-2018:

Sorted Alphabetically http://mypollwatch.blogspot.com/2014/05/imdb-polls-alphabetical-by-author.html#Breumaster

In Decreasing Order of Votes http://mypollwatch.blogspot.com/2015/03/imdb-polls-descending-order-of-votes-by.html#Breumaster

Alphabetical List of Polls http://mypollwatch.blogspot.com/2014/03/imdb-polls-alphabetical.html

Top IMDb Polls http://mypollwatch.blogspot.com/2015/07/top-imdb-polls.html

IMDb Polls - Descending Order of Votes http://mypollwatch.blogspot.com/2013/12/imdb-polls-descending-order-of-votes.html

Summary Statistics http://mypollwatch.blogspot.com/2016/05/summary-statistics.html

Key Threads - IMDb Poll FAQs Index https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/faq-key-threads-imdb-poll-faqs-index

How to Improve the Chance of Having your Poll on the Home Page https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/faq-how-to-improve-the-chance-of-having-your-poll-on-the-hom...