By Petr Navovy | reddit | March 23, 2023 |

By Petr Navovy | reddit | March 23, 2023 |

There’s nothing quite like a good opening scene or sequence for movie. Whether it’s integrated seamlessly into the film’s structure (*The Godfather*) or it functions more as a standalone section (*Up*), a strong opening can burn itself indelibly into the audience’s mind and be thought of fondly even when the rest of the movie isn’t that much to write home about (*Watchmen*). Hell, I devoted an entire piece once to just the opening sequence of *Mad Max: Fury Road* (though that film deserves entire pieces written about every minute of it, One Heat Minute-style), such is the power of strong openings.

Reddit had this topic in mind the other day when it asked the question: ‘Which movie has the best opening of all time?’ You can check out the full thread here, but below are some highlights:

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