Marvel Cinematic Universe: what is the best phase so far?

Debating what the best movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe could occupy a good chunk of time, and, with a current roster of 31 movies (As of Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania), we’d probably have a dozen movies getting a number one vote from a few people. But, a much easier question to pose is: what’s […]

2022 Peeple’s Poll Results

We put another year behind us so now it’s time to review the results of the Peeple’s Poll. In case you’re not familiar, the RunPee app has a unique poll that asks users what their expectation is for a movie before it starts, then when the movie ends users can add their final/post-movie rating. Movie […]

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Wide-Release Movie Count by Month

Some months have more wide-release movies than others. I’ve noticed that for years because I have to check the movie schedule and assign movies to the Peeps—people who get Peetimes for RunPee. You can see that April, May, June, and July are the lightest months here in the US for the number of movies. That […]

People Complain About Long Movies But Those Movies Get The Best Ratings

“Movies are getting so long!” That’s a common refrain we hear frequently, even though it’s not really true. That got me to thinking, how do people rate movies based on movie runtime? Thanks to the Peeple’s Poll we have the data, so I dug into it and created the infographic below. What all those bars represent […]


Peeple’s Poll results for Top Gun Maverick broken down by gender and age

There’s no doubt about it, Top Gun: Maverick was a hit, both at the box office and with various movie rating systems. TG:M came close to maxing out in the RunPee app’s Peeple’s Poll and is one of the highest-rated movies of all time—going back to its introduction in 2018. Only Spider-Man: No Way Home and Avengers: Endgame have higher […]


What month of the year has the best movies?

What month of the year has the best movies? I queried the RunPee database for the Peeple’s Poll results and grouped them by month to find out. As you can see in the image above, the result is May… Sort of. The reason May has two bars associated with it is that the taller—gray—bar includes Avernger’s: Endgame, whereas […]


Movie Data are Beautiful

The videos below are simple and hypnotic. They simply play light music while showing the popularity of various subjects over time. They are captivating if you lived through the 80s and 90s and grew up with some of the content shown. Most Popular TV Series from 1986-2019 It’s so cool to see your favorite TV […]


What was the best year for movies?

Some years produce a fine wine of great movies, others… Sour grapes. Let’s take a look at the top 1000 movies and see which years had the most movies make the cut. The first thing that sticks out to me is the recency bias. Every year since 1997 has at least 16 movies in […]

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Mission Impossible Series – On a mission to binge watch

Looking for something good to watch/rewatch during the CoVid19 stay at home order, or any time for that matter? Maybe you forgot, but the Mission: Impossible movies offer some solid entertainment that ranges from decent to awesome, with one exception for MI:II. How good is the 6 movie Mission: Impossible bundle as a whole? If you go […]

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2019 Peeple’s Poll Movies – Year in Review

Here’s a breakdown of the results from the Peeple’s Poll. Find out which movie was the highest rated, lowest rated, and everything in between. Plus some interesting numbers that only the Peeple’s Poll can provide: like which movie beat expectations by the widest margin.

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