50 Opening Movie Scenes That Are The Best Ever

As humans, we judge a movie by its opening scene just as we judge a book by its cover, so it is crucial for a director to capture an audience's attention immediately. Some of the 50 best opening movie scenes range from the early 1900s to the 2020s, and throughout time, studios have been able to frighten or humor viewers to a point that makes them love the film from the start. In the 1930s, Dracula premiered, and it became memorable in movie history due to its terrifying opening scene, which includes the monster from the very start of the film. Opening scenes are what make the movie, so come join us as we explore 50 opening movie scenes that are the best ever!

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