IMDb Polls

Poll: Images That Speak a Thousand Words

Words are useless when you have visual power: infinite interpretations and strong emotions can be contained in one single image, one that speaks a thousand words.

Speaking of "speaking", these are 35 cinematic still frames, all making eloquent statements and eliciting strong emotional reactions. Which image evokes the strongest response for you?

Discuss the list here

Make Your Choice

  1. Vote!


  2. Vote!

    Tom Hanks in Joe Versus the Volcano (1990)

  3. Vote!

    Tim Robbins in The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

  4. Vote!

    Sylvester Stallone in Rocky (1976)

  5. Vote!

    Jeff Bridges in Fearless (1993)

  6. Vote!

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Elliot Page in Inception (2010)

  7. Vote!


  8. Vote!

    Jörgen Lindström in Persona (1966)

  9. Vote!

    Michael Stuhlbarg in A Serious Man (2009)

  10. Vote!

    Max von Sydow and Bengt Ekerot in The Seventh Seal (1957)

  11. Vote!

    Brad Pitt in The Tree of Life (2011)

  12. Vote!

    Charles Chaplin and Jackie Coogan in The Kid (1921)

  13. Vote!

    Boyhood (2014)

  14. Vote!

    Cary Guffey in Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

  15. Vote!

    Oliwia Dabrowska in Schindler's List (1993)

  16. Vote!

    Adrien Brody in The Pianist (2002)

  17. Vote!

    Mirjana Jokovic in Underground (1995)

  18. Vote!

    All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

  19. Vote!

    Saving Private Ryan (1998)

  20. Vote!

    Clive Owen and Clare-Hope Ashitey in Children of Men (2006)

  21. Vote!

    Takashi Shimura in Ikiru (1952)

  22. Vote!

    Charles Chaplin in Modern Times (1936)

  23. Vote!

    Vondie Curtis-Hall in Falling Down (1993)

  24. Vote!


  25. Vote!

    Thelma & Louise (1991)

  26. Vote!

    Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, and Paul Henreid in Casablanca (1942)

  27. Vote!

    Erland Josephson and Liv Ullmann in Scenes from a Marriage (1973)

  28. Vote!

    Henry Fonda and Katharine Hepburn in On Golden Pond (1981)

  29. Vote!

    Denzel Washington and Kate Vernon in Malcolm X (1992)

  30. Vote!

    Tom Cruise and Jason Robards in Magnolia (1999)

  31. Vote!

    Harriet Andersson and Kari Sylwan in Cries & Whispers (1972)

  32. Vote!

    In an embrace with Bob at a support group

  33. Vote!

    Ewan McGregor in Trainspotting (1996)

  34. Vote!

    Gabriel Byrne and John Turturro in Miller's Crossing (1990)

  35. Vote!

    Robin Wright in Forrest Gump (1994)

Recently Viewed