18 Best Opening Scenes Ever Put To Film

Not only should a good first scene get you interested, it should also give you just enough revelations to get you invested in whats happening. A wicked car chase that ends in a gun battle might be great spectacle, but without context its nothing more than white noise, which fails to reach us as human beings. Then again, theres times when the opening scene actually eclipses the rest of the movie. Rather than establishing the groundwork or framing, it becomes a vignette unto itself. In both cases, you end up with the 18 best opening scenes of a movie.

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