BEST OPENING SEQUENCES IN MOVIES

  1. Manhattan
    New York was his town and it always would be
  2. Saturday Night Fever
    You can tell by the way I use my walk
  3. Midnight Cowboy
    Everybody's talking at meeeeee
  4. Apocalypse Now
    This is the endddd
  5. Boogie Nights
    San Fernando Valley, 1977
  6. Any Wes Anderson movie (but probably Rushmore's is the best, with the impressive sequence of clubs that Max participates in)
    Suggested by   @adriannathebueno
  7. Flirting with Disaster
    My mother could be rich...
    Suggested by   @samboyd
  8. 500 Days of Summer
    Suggested by   @adriannathebueno
  9. The Player
    That tracking shot...
    Suggested by   @Nicholas
  10. From Dusk Till Dawn
    Self contained 11 min liquor store hold up is perfect.
    Suggested by   @eliolsberg
  11. 44" Chest
    Mostly for the song... Nope, for all of it. http://youtu.be/cgk16prXZsE
    Suggested by   @saytrumbo
  12. Children of Men
    One shot and it really sets up the tone and style of the film!
    Suggested by   @eliolsberg
  13. West Side Story
    This opening dance/street fight sequence is masterfully done.
    Suggested by   @annalara
  14. Reservoir Dogs
    Bros brunching
    Suggested by   @sarahgorman
  15. Michael Clayton
    I'm begging you Michael, I'm begging you, try and make believe this is not just madness because this is not just madness.
    Suggested by   @JonMarsh
  16. Forrest Gump - following the floating feather, which reappears at the end of the movie like a nice bookend.
    Suggested by   @aminam