Movies With the Best Opening Scenes


The Top Ten

1 Saving Private Ryan
2 Transformers
3 Jaws
4 Terminator 2: Judgment Day
5 The Dark Knight

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6 Pulp Fiction

Should be way higher up the list! - xpixie

7 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

8 Star Wars

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

9 Jurassic Park
10 Inglorious Bastards

The Contenders

11 Sleeping Beauty
12 La La Land
13 Gladiator
14 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Fills the audience in with exposition whilst intriguing and entertaining them

15 Reservoir Dogs
16 Forrest Gump

Life is like a box of chocolates

Hard to Beat

17 Scream
18 Toy Story 3
19 Raiders Of The Lost Ark


20 Apocalypse Now
21 X2: X-Men United
22 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
23 It (2017)
24 X-Men: Days of Future Past
25 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 :(

26 The Wild Bunch
27 Saw VI
28 Transformers: Dark of the Moon
29 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
30 Watchmen
31 The Dark Knight Rises

You're a big guy.

32 Scream 4
33 The Avengers
34 Toy Story
35 Iron Man 3
36 The Matrix
37 Mission: Impossible III
38 Inside Out

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

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39 The Nut Job
40 The Silence of the Lambs
41 Up
42 Iron Man
43 Titanic
44 Captain America: The Winter Soldier
45 Spiderman 2
46 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
47 Aliens
48 Alien
49 The Empire Strikes Back
50 Guardians of the Galaxy
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Top Remixes (4)

1. Scream
2. Sleeping Beauty
3. The Dark Knight
1. Inglorious Bastards
2. The Dark Knight
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