Movies With the Best Opening Scenes


The Top Ten

1 Saving Private Ryan

Blood, guts, awesomeness! - csam_220

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 Pulp Fiction

Should be way higher up the list! - xpixie

9 Terminator 2: Judgment Day
10 Toy Story 3

The Contenders

11 Sleeping Beauty
12 Inglorious Bastards
13 The Dark Knight Rises

You're a big guy.

14 Jurassic Park
15 La La Land
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 Up
25 X-Men: Days of Future Past
26 X2: X-Men United
27 A Clockwork Orange

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

28 Shrek
29 It (2017)
30 South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut
31 Goodfellas
32 Thor: Ragnarok
33 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 :(

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

It’s pretty much just a live action Ghost In The Shell. Youtube videos has proven that before.

42 Mission: Impossible III
43 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

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