IMDb Polls

Poll: Anaphora, Epiphora...

An anaphora is the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive clauses, an epiphora is the same thing but at the end.

Which of these classic movie quotes consisting of such repetitions is your personal favorite?

You can read the options here. You can think here. You can vote here. You might discuss the list here

(see that was an anaphora with "You can" and an epiphora with "here")

Results of 352 votes:

  1. 1.

    Goodfellas (1990)

     
    "What do you mean, funny? Funny how? How'm I funny??...How the f--k am I funny? What the f--k is so funny about me? Tell me? Tell me what's funny!..." (TOMMY DEVITO)
  2. 2.

    The Dark Knight (2008)

     
    "He turns to me and says, "Why so serious?" Comes at me with the knife."WHY SO SERIOUS?" He sticks the blade in my mouth... "Let's put a smile on that face." And... …
  3. 3.

    Fight Club (1999)

     
    "Gentlemen, welcome to Fight Club. The first rule of Fight Club is: you do not talk about Fight Club. The second rule of Fight Club is: you DO NOT talk about Fight Club!" (TYLER DURDEN)

Related Polls

Best Fast Paced Movies Movies that have at least 100,000 votes are considered. Which among these Fast Paced movies do you think is the best? Discuss here
Most Quotable Gangster Movie of All Time? Which film do you think is most worthy of this title? Choose from the following Discuss the list here See also: Most Quotable Action Movie of All Time?
Best Movie Starring Robert De Niro Over the course of the years, there have been countless polls related to Robert De Niro... are you surprised? He's still considered one of the greatest actors of his generation, a New Hollywood icon a…
25 Worst movie quotes to use (or hear) in intimacy ... Now, that's quite a naughty one... and I'm not too proud of it, but here it goes: from this list of 25 classic movie quotes, all of them delivered in a totally unsexual context (this is why "I've…
What year did you register to IMDb movie-wise? ... or another way to know the average 'seniority' on IMDb (or at least among the poll voters). Discuss here Each year is represented by its highest-ranked movie..
It's All Good in the Neighborhood To celebrate Tom Hanks' new film A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood (2019), which movie about 'the neighborhood' or 'neighbors' is your favorite? You may discuss the poll here
Most Iconic Death Scene in Crime Movies Which crime movie do you think has the most iconic death scene? Discuss the Poll Here
Alternate Storylines for Famous Films - Part I Which of these alternate plots, based on the films' titles, do you find the most appealing? Discuss the list here See PART 2 here See PART 3 here See the JAMES BOND EDITION here See also: Movies Tol…
Face-Off: Scorsese, DeNiro, Pesci The Irishman (2019) will be the fourth collaboration of this trinity. When you see Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci working on a project, one thing is for sure, you can expect something h…
Poll Board Recommendations: Greatest Movie Scenes There are endless amounts of great movie scenes, so to narrow it down the folks over at the poll board each suggested their favourites to make this list. Which do you deem to be the greatest? Discuss …
IMDb Poll Board Movies That Awoke Your Passion For Cinema All of us here love the cinema. The IMDb Poll Board Members have chosen the film that awoke their passion for cinema. Do any of these movies awaken your passion for cinema? Discuss this poll here
Breaking the Fourth Wall Imagine you’re sitting in a theater. There are three walls that surround the stage: on the left, on the right, and in the back. Between the audience and the stage exists this imaginary fourth wall, wh…
Top 25 ten-word movie quotes... As of June 22, 2016, the IMDb polls have reached TEN MILLION VOTES. Celebrating this great event, which of these 25 TEN-word movie quotes do you think is the most memorable? Discuss here
Combine 2 Movie Titles, Get 1 Film! Ever wondered what the titles of two films you absolutely love would sound like all meshed together in one? The outcome can be pretty hilarious (especially when you see the new, bizarre title directly…
IGN's 25 Best '90s Movies Which of these top 25 movies of the 1990s, according to IGN, is your favorite? Discuss here
IMDb All-time Top 250: The 1990s Only fourteen films have been ranked in every IMDb Top 250 year end list (1996-2014) and were made in the 1990s. Which one do you consider the best? 1980s <<< Vote Other Decades >>> …
Valencrime Day Movies What crime movie makes you forget about love best? Or movies to watch when your significant other just became not so significant! When you recover from that broken heart, please vote and commiserate h…
90s Movie to TV Series Now that Fargo (2014) is running in its first season, Hannibal (2013) is in its second, and pilots/TV series have been ordered for 12 Monkeys (2015) and The Truman Show, which other 1990s movie classi…
Untouchable Movies Hollywood, don't even think about remaking or rebooting this classics! Or else, you're going to be in big trouble! Sometimes you just can't beat the original, so why even try? These movies (1999-below…
Best Use of a 70's Song in a Later Movie Focusing on Rock n' Roll and pop, and limiting it to one song per movie, and one song per singer/group. Discuss Here

Recently Viewed