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The One Ring Forums: Off Topic: The Pollantir:
What's your favourite Marvel Cinematic Universe film?
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Poll: What's your favourite Marvel Cinematic Universe film?
Iron Man
The Incredible Hulk
Iron Man 2
Captain America: The First Avenger
Marvel's The Avengers
Iron Man 3
Thor: The Dark World
I can't choose!
I don't like any of them.
View Results (48 votes)


Mar 5 2014, 1:25pm

Post #1 of 26 (515 views)
What's your favourite Marvel Cinematic Universe film? Can't Post

Which one is your favourite and why? Smile


Mar 5 2014, 3:46pm

Post #2 of 26 (342 views)
Avengers [In reply to] Can't Post

Joss Whedon in the director's chair. He has a great ear for dialogue and is a terrific writer for character dynamics.


Mar 5 2014, 4:08pm

Post #3 of 26 (345 views)
Thor, but "The Avengers" and "Captain America" are close behind. [In reply to] Can't Post

I like the characters of Thor and the Cap best, just as I like Faramir best in LOTR. Good men without guile who do the right thing . . . and who love (faithfully) strong-willed women.

Also, not hard to look at. Especially shirtless. Hey, just because I can swim well in the deep end of the pool doesn't mean I never go to the shallow end.

Arwen's daughter

Mar 5 2014, 4:35pm

Post #4 of 26 (341 views)
Avengers [In reply to] Can't Post

I like the character interactions and the depth of the story. My second favorites are probably The Incredible Hulk or Iron Man, but it's a tough choice all around.

Tol Eressea

Mar 5 2014, 4:42pm

Post #5 of 26 (331 views)
The Avengers [In reply to] Can't Post

because I like all the characters and the way they interact. Captain America, Ironman, and Thor are also great.


Mar 5 2014, 7:10pm

Post #6 of 26 (327 views)
Thor! [In reply to] Can't Post

Mine is Thor, the film that introduced me to the franchise. Smile


Mar 5 2014, 9:09pm

Post #7 of 26 (325 views)
Thanks for this poll...I'm loving these movies! [In reply to] Can't Post

The Avengers, for sure.

Thor/ Captain America/ iron Man 3
Iron Man. 1

Iron man 2 /The Hulk/Thor 2

I love the humor. The banter. It's the most important thing for me. On last year's Oscars, when the members of the Avengers came out arguing on stage I just dissolved in peals of laughter. Most of the source of the arguing is Howard Stark, Doesn't play well with others.

I started watching agents of shield because I really love Coulson. So my favorites would usually be ones with both Ironman and Coulson.

This said, I don't know if I'm going to watch guardians of the galaxy or not.

Incidentally, has everyone seen the Marvel one shot special feature on the disks? I really enjoyed those also, however the one that is on the Thor 2 disk is one I wouldn't let kids watch.


Mar 6 2014, 12:47am

Post #8 of 26 (327 views)
That's two of us together in the shallow end! [In reply to] Can't Post


Tol Eressea

Mar 6 2014, 2:26am

Post #9 of 26 (310 views)
Tough To Say... [In reply to] Can't Post

Avengers was quite good, as was Thor II...and I like the Iron Man movies as well...the first Capt. America was good...I haven't seen the 2nd one yet...


Mar 6 2014, 4:12am

Post #10 of 26 (294 views)
The Avengers [In reply to] Can't Post

it just pulled together all the characters from the other movies so well into a really fun movie, and Joss Whedon is great at writing those group dynamics.


Mar 6 2014, 7:02pm

Post #11 of 26 (286 views)
I picked Iron Man [In reply to] Can't Post

simply because I love RDJ's turn as Tony Stark. But the Avengers is very close behind. I thought all of these were excellent but I am not so sure about Guardians of the Galaxy....


Mar 6 2014, 7:12pm

Post #12 of 26 (291 views)
Avengers. [In reply to] Can't Post

As PJ said of ROTK, this is why you make all the previous films.

But the first Iron Man is a very close second.


Mar 7 2014, 1:33am

Post #13 of 26 (272 views)
I hope that holds true of there and back again. / [In reply to] Can't Post


Werde Spinner

Mar 7 2014, 3:21pm

Post #14 of 26 (264 views)
Thor [In reply to] Can't Post

It was the movie that introduced me to the franchise. Plus, I like the Norwegian mythological aspect. However, The Avengers and Captain America: The First Avenger are very close behind on my list.
I haven't seen Iron Man 3 yet, and I've only watched Thor 2 once. That one will take another viewing for me to understand what's going on in it... Crazy


Mar 11 2014, 5:18pm

Post #15 of 26 (237 views)
Hmm [In reply to] Can't Post

X-Men: First Class followed by X-2

If had to chose out of these..Avengers, then Thor 1 followed by Cap 1. I liked Iron Man until the hype of Robert Downey Jr just killed it for me.


Mar 11 2014, 8:17pm

Post #16 of 26 (230 views)
X-Men [In reply to] Can't Post

The X-Men film series is not part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.



Mar 12 2014, 3:27am

Post #17 of 26 (231 views)
For anyone who is watching Agents of shield in the United States… [In reply to] Can't Post

There is not going to be a new episode on next Tuesday (surprise, surprise, ) but there will be a show on that highlights the Marvel universe. It's going to be a sneak peek of guardians of the galaxy and the Winter soldier. It's also going to shed some more light on upcoming episodes of agents of Shield. If you're a Marvel fan, don't miss it.

Grey Havens

Mar 13 2014, 12:23am

Post #18 of 26 (218 views)
Did we ever find out what TAHITI stood for? [In reply to] Can't Post

Totally Awesome Humanoid In This Incubator???


Mar 13 2014, 1:08am

Post #19 of 26 (216 views)
I don't think so [In reply to] Can't Post

I actually went searching for an answer last week (didn't find anything) and I don't remember it coming up (other than that one line) this week.

Longbottom Leaf

Mar 13 2014, 1:12am

Post #20 of 26 (221 views)
Avengers! [In reply to] Can't Post

I'm not really a comic book kinda guy but I do enjoy most of these movies. That being said, I'm not really crazy about most of them. I find most of these types of movies to be...just ok. However I thought The Avengers was really good! Here are my reasons....
1. For someone like me who isn't well versed in the comic books, and has only seen the lead up movies maybe once or twice each, I found The Avengers very easy to follow and understand. In other words...One wouldn't necessarily have to see Captain America or Thor to know what's going on.
2. Characters!! Well played, well written, and job well done! We get to see these awesome and familiar superheroes interacting with each other and even fighting each other at times!
3. Loki! For me the biggest thing in these types of movies is a good villain! Heroes seem to come easy when it comes to films but I find that evil is often difficult to nail. A lot of movie bad guys come off as cheesy or over the top but Loki turned out great in my opinion.


Mar 13 2014, 7:27am

Post #21 of 26 (211 views)
Haha. I like it. [In reply to] Can't Post

If we did it went over my head.

Tol Eressea

Mar 16 2014, 3:29am

Post #22 of 26 (212 views)
Tossup [In reply to] Can't Post

First of all, I like and own all of them, so saying which one I like best is almost pointless. But if I have to choose, it's a tossup between Iron Man I and Captain America 1st Avenger. Robert Downey is PERFECT as Tony Stark, and I knew nothing about Iron Man before seeing the movie (honestly knew nothing about the Avengers as I never read any of the comics). BUT I like the Captain America character better, and I'm a sucker for period pieces. Guess I'll have to vote Can't Decide!

Cuwen Maegmacil

Mar 17 2014, 4:09am

Post #23 of 26 (202 views)
Love them all! [In reply to] Can't Post

I picked Thor 2 though since I'm on a high from the newness of it all! AM I THE ONLY ONE WHO THINKS LOKI SHOULD TOTALLY COME BACK TO THE GOOD SIDE?!?!?!!?!? HE'S TOO AWESOME TO BE A BADDIE!!!!!! :)

Avengers would definitely be my next pick!
Totally hyped about the next Captain America movie!!! I can't wait to see Ozzie Osborne....er, Bucky/ The Winter Soldier in action!! TongueWink


Mar 22 2014, 5:15pm

Post #24 of 26 (134 views)
Thor [In reply to] Can't Post

As would seem obvious from my first post. Wink I actually don't like marvel particularly and had never seen any of those type of films before that. I love Thor because of the mythology.Smile


Mar 22 2014, 11:28pm

Post #25 of 26 (133 views)
It's mine as well [In reply to] Can't Post

And welcome, of course! I also joined TORn quite recently. What a great decision it was! Wink

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