Poll Suggestion: Face-Off: The "Real Neil Armstrong" vs. Goldwyn or Gosling

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In this Poll, make your choice from these 3. The Real Neil Armstrong, Tony Goldwyn from the From the Earth to the Moon (1998), or Ryan Gosling's First Man (2018).

Who is your favorite Armstrong?
List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls040699223/
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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He should win this poll hands down.
I could be wrong! LOL
If he doesn't win, It might be a good day to die!

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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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Have added a third
Tony Goldwyn
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 https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001282/mediaviewer/rm1707421952

Tony Goldwyn as Neil Armstrong in From the Earth to the Moon (1998)

This could be third option and likely the most iconic TV portrayal if you wanted to go that way.

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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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Only made this for the current, in theaters now because of its relevance.
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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I found a different photo of Tony Goldwin
He is in as the third
Thanks UM
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Stephen N Russell

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Niel Armstrong
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TheMovieSmith

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Neil.
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It's more than enough for me, that at least two men who knew Neil Armstrong very well during the Apollo program (Buzz Aldrin and Chuck Yeager) both say that this movie portrayed Armstrong in an inaccurate manner.

Yeager's comments were, "That's not the Neil Armstrong that I knew!"

Ultimately, the movie portrayed Armstrong as cold, aloof, and uncaring about his family.  This is not the case.  In fact, the cold portrayal has been the most frequent theme in movie reviews.
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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Thanks for the story Ken
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If the film is one tenth what The Right Stuff is, I'll be satisfied.
I'd say Armstrong any time... not that I know much about him apart from what everyone knows, seems like Buzz Aldrin was a more "interesting" character, as a real-life person I mean... I don't know really...
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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I never go to the theater so I'm waiting for cable.
I agree with you. The right stuff I can never grow tired of watching.
My fave scene is when they are blowing bubbles!! LOL
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I believe it's one of the finest movies of the '80s.  Can't pick a favorite scene, too many to choose...
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Hi Cliff, could you put 'First Man' in single quote marks in the title and intro? IMDb prefers that movie titles are in single quote marls '  ' and TV series are in " " double quote marks. Thank you!
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Is this correct?

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CliffJ,

Thanks for making the change. I've updated the title of this thread accordingly.
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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Your welcome
Happy Holidays
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Pencho15

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I guess Neil Armstrong, but I haven't seen First Man yet.
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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Me either. (First Man) Waiting for it to show up on my cable provider (free)
Nothing beats the "Real Deal"
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Dan, I revamped and cleaned up the title and description.
It was really "BAD".

Face-Off: The "Real Neil Armstrong" vs. Goldwyn or Gosling

by Ed_Jones_XLIX2 | created - 9 months ago | updated - 12 seconds ago | Public

In this Poll, make your choice from these 3. The Real Neil Armstrong, Tony Goldwyn from the From the Earth to the Moon (1998), or Ryan Gosling's First Man (2018).

Who is your favorite Armstrong?

Thanks for changing, if you have a chance!!!
:):)
Ed
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It is a better title, the original used to be confusing.
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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Thanks.
I did that back when I was new.
And this one for the weird file.
Just sat down in front of the TV and Tony Goldwin just popped on the screen!
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Done.
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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Thank You
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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FFOB
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Just an idea, but for the real Neil Armstrong you could use an image from one of the recent documentaries so the poll ties into another movie.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9395794/...
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Changed
Thanks
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