Live Poll: Sitting on a Park Bench

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The ordinary park bench has played an iconic role in many movies. From this list of park bench* scenes, where at least one person and no more than two are sitting down, which is your favorite?

*in a public park, private garden or in close proximity to a park

List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls024429911/
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Posted 10 months ago

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JFK
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Jessica,

My current vote:
Liesl
and Rolfe in The Sound of Music (1965)

... I am 16 going on 17 ...

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Great idea and nice list, but how about Forrest Gump? That's the one I immediately thought of.
He's sitting on a bench, if not a park bench, it's in the vicinity of a park, isn't it


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He's already there, Elmo. :)
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The crazy thing is that I double-checked and triple-checked, I guess I was so sure it was going to be on the Top 5 images that I didn't pay much attention to the others... by the way, i think you should make it in the Top 5, maybe the first image. As far as benchpark sitting goes, for me, Forrest Gump is the trope codifier. And that's all I have to say about that!
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I considered that, but the image doesn't crop very well.
I also realized there are more than two people sitting on that bench at the same time (which wasn't my criteria), and it's not really one scene, but several.
But as you said, it's too iconic not to be there.
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Great idea!

My vote: Forrest and various people (all scenes) in Forrest Gump (1994).
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I love this idea. There are so many good choices, too, that it's really hard to pick just one. 
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Gump FTW
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On second thought, it's not so much a scene on a bench, just a shot in a longer scene.
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Well, Gene Hackman played a similar character as Harry Call in Enemy of the State, which, if I recall correctly, does have a bench scene, albeit without Hackman.
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Jim and X in JFK (1991)

We all know the Cigarette Smoking Man did it!
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A box of chocolate is my favorite.

I like the idea of this poll.
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Live Pollhttps://www.imdb.com/poll/82UGaIxo1HA/?ref_=po_ho Bravo!


(I really need to figure out how to use those animated emoticons that we used to have on the poll board but, until then, imagine here the clapping one that Peter always used for live polls. :). )
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In the mean time you can have a poll elf add them for you. 
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Sitting on a Park Bench
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Thank you, Dan.