Movies With the Greatest Intros to a Character


The Top Ten

1 The Silence of the Lambs
2 The Dark Knight Rises

Bag is removed from prisoner, IT'S BANE! He then hijacks the plane he was on. BADASS. - Hernandez1614

3 The Dark Knight

Looks like a regular bank heist. Joker's not doing the dirty work. BUT WAIT. One of the clowns happens to be The Joker. Great intro. - Hernandez1614

4 The Expendables 2

Chuck Norris kills every bad guy and blows up a tank. The western music is a good touch. - Hernandez1614

5 The Mask (1994)

Cameron Diaz looked amazing. Thank god for slo-mo. - Hernandez1614

6 The Usual Suspects

Keyser Soze makes his official first appearance. It's such a clever film with a great twist. - Hernandez1614

7 Terminator 2: Judgment Day

The Terminator enters a bike bar and steals clothes, a motorcycle, and weapon. - Hernandez1614

8 Equilibrium

Christian Bale breaks down the door then hides in the shadows. After that, he kills everybody. - Hernandez1614

9 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
10 A Clockwork Orange

Alex's stare is one of the most iconic stares in cinema history. - Hernandez1614

The Contenders

11 Toy Story
12 The Nightmare Before Christmas
13 The Pest
14 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

No opening beats that slow buildup, then the sudden rushing in, the sound of gunshots and then Tuco charging through a window, a pistol in one hand and a chicken leg as big as his head in the other.

15 Batman Begins
16 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
17 Inside Out
18 Up
19 The Lion King
20 Zootopia
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List StatsCreated 19 Jan 2013
Updated 17 Mar 2017

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Top Remixes

1. The Silence of the Lambs
2. The Dark Knight Rises
3. The Expendables 2


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