Movies With the Best Opening Scenes


The Top Ten

1 Saving Private Ryan
2 Transformers
3 The Dark Knight

Bank Heist by the Joker!



4 Jaws
5 Scream
6 The Lion King

Everything about this opening is perfect! The visuals, the music, it all blends together to form an absolute masterpiece.

I love the opening it's so cool and the sunset its beautiful and the song just tells the whole movie

7 Star Wars

you always start with a good fire fight to lift the spirits. - qaz9999

8 Terminator 2: Judgment Day
9 Pulp Fiction

Should be way higher up the list! - xpixie

10 Toy Story 3

The Contenders

11 Sleeping Beauty
12 Inglorious Bastards
13 The Dark Knight Rises

You're a big guy.

14 La La Land
15 Jurassic Park
16 Gladiator
17 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Fills the audience in with exposition whilst intriguing and entertaining them

18 Apocalypse Now
19 Reservoir Dogs
20 Forrest Gump

Life is like a box of chocolates

Hard to Beat

21 The Avengers
22 Raiders Of The Lost Ark


23 Toy Story
24 X-Men: Days of Future Past
25 X2: X-Men United
26 A Clockwork Orange

Only 54? What's with this list? - LightningStrike

27 It (2017)
28 South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut
29 Goodfellas
30 Thor: Ragnarok
31 The Sixth Sense

Could you at least spell the name correct. This movie has a good ending, not opening scene. My favourite really has to be the dark night great scene, aw well :(

32 The Wild Bunch
33 Saw VI
34 Transformers: Dark of the Moon
35 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
36 Watchmen
37 Scream 4
38 Iron Man 3
39 The Matrix
40 Mission: Impossible III
41 Inside Out

The most beautiful opening than I seen, really deserve to been in the top, at least 2 or 3

Riley's born is so beauty

42 The Nut Job
43 The Silence of the Lambs
44 Up
45 Iron Man
46 Titanic
47 Captain America: The Winter Soldier
48 Spiderman 2
49 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
50 Aliens
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