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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
2
3.03%
The Philadelphia Story (1940)
3
4.55%
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
16
24.24%
Rope (1948)
0
0%
Harvey (1950)
4
6.06%
Rear Window (1954)
19
28.79%
Vertigo (1958)
12
18.18%
Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
1
1.52%
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence (1962)
4
6.06%
Other (please specify)
5
7.58%
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Weekly Poll (8/1/04): Best film starring Jimmy Stewart?

Old 08-02-04, 08:16 PM
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Weekly Poll (8/1/04): Best film starring Jimmy Stewart?

Best film starring Jimmy Stewart?

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Speed (1936)
Born to Dance (1936)
After the Thin Man (1936)
Seventh Heaven (1937)
The Last Gangster (1937)
Navy Blue and Gold (1937)
Of Human Hearts (1938)
Vivacious Lady (1938)
The Shopworn Angel (1938)
You Can't Take It With You (1938)
Made for Each Other (1939)
Ice Follies of 1939 (1939)
It's a Wonderful World (1939)
Destry Rides Again (1939)
The Shop Around the Corner (1940)
The Mortal Storm (1940)
No Time for Comedy (1940)
Come Live With Me (1941)
Pot o' Gold (1941)
Ziegfeld Girl (1941)
Magic Town (1947)
Call Northside 777 (1948)
On Our Merry Way (1948)
You Gotta Stay Happy (1948)
The Stratton Story (1948)
Malaya (1949)
Winchester '73 (1950)
Broken Arrow (1950)
The Jackpot (1950)
No Highway (1951)
Bend of the River (1952)
Carbine Williams (1952)
The Naked Spur (1953)
Thunder Bay (1953)
The Glenn Miller Story (1953)
The Far Country (1954)
Strategic Air Command (1955)
The Man From Laramie (1955)
The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)
The Spirit of St. Louis (1957)
Night Passage (1957)
Bell Book and Candle (1958)
The FBI Story (1959)
The Mountain Road (1960)
Two Rode Together (1961)
Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962)
How the West Was Won (1962)
Take Her, She's Mine (1963)
Cheyenne Autumn (1964)
Dear Brigette (1965)
Shenandoah (1965)
The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)
The Rare Breed (1966)
Firecreek (1968)
Bandolero! (1968)
The Cheyenne Social Club (1970)
Fools' Parade (1971)
The Shootist (1976)
The Big Sleep (1978)





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The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance.



I felt like voting for a western.
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Gotta go with Rear Window. My fave Hitchcock film
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Originally posted by tommyp007
Gotta go with Rear Window. My fave Hitchcock film
I agree with your second sentiment, but I had to go with It's A Wonderful Life. Just an all-around fantastic film.
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Puh-leese. This is even more lop-sided than the Gregory Peck poll. (I guess not, but close.)

It's a Wonderful Life.
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Harvey hands down.
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Too many terrific films. Heresy perhaps, but "It's a Wonderful Life", "Harvey", and "Mr. Smith" would not rank among my favorite Stewart films. As most often is the case, I'm partial to the Westerns (Mann/Stewart films, Bandolero, Two Rode Together, Broken Arrow, Night Passage, etc., and certainly Valance, and The Shootist (though it's more of a John Wayne film)), also the Hitchcock films, "FBI Story", and "Flight of the Phoenix".

As far as my vote in the poll, I'll go for "Other" and say Shenandoah.
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I voted The Philadelphia Story, but Winchester '73 gets honorable mention.
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Philadelphia Story, one of my favorite movies ever.

The Westerns and Hitchcock movies rank pretty high, too.

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Other: The Naked Spur.

Stewart's awesome in the Hitchcock roles, but his work with Anthony Mann is extraordinary.
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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
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Voted Other for :

The Flight Of The Phoenix (1965)

If you are a Jimmy Stewart fan you ought to check out this sleeper!
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Rear Window is my favorite, but i'll vote for Anatomy of a Murder just to guarantee it gets some love.
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This is an almost impossible question. 'All of the above' should be an option...

I voted for Rear Window, but I could have easily voted for any of a dozen other films.
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Originally posted by B.A.
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance.

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HARVEY is my favorite.

Mr. Smith Goes To Washington is probably his best.
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Originally posted by wendersfan
This is an almost impossible question. 'All of the above' should be an option...

I voted for Rear Window, but I could have easily voted for any of a dozen other films.
This is almost exactly what I was going to say (except I ended up voting for It's a Wonderful Life).
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This is an almost impossible question. 'All of the above' should be an option...
Yeah. Usually with these polls, I have to make some hard choices, but this is almost impossible. The Philadelphia Story has been one of my favorite films for as long as I can remember, Rear Window is Hitchcock at its best, and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance is one of Ford's best. Still, I have to go with my heart and vote for It's a Wonderful Life.

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Anyone who doesn't like IaWL is evil.
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Voted for Mr Smith Goes To Washington, but also would rank The Spirit of St Louis and Flight of the Phoenix alongside it.

(I hated The Philadelphia Story.)
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Vertigo was the best film he was ever in.

He was great in the philadelphia story.
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Vertigo is my choice with Rear Window immediately behind it.

Both being Hitchcock films has plenty to do with my choices.
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Vertigo.
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Originally posted by Dimension X
This is almost exactly what I was going to say (except I ended up voting for It's a Wonderful Life).
Ditto.

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