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I was watching parts of "Gladiator" on cable for the umpteenth time, and I keep coming back to that film as having the greatest beginning ever.
My top five are "Gladiator," "Lawrence of Arabia," "Rear Window," "Jurassic Park," and "The Great Santini."
How about yours?
2001, of course.
Strangers on a Train
Charlie Chan in Reno
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"Trying is the first step towards failure."
takes me back to my buddy and me cutting 8th grade class to see this.
I need to upgrade
"Making It On Your Own"
not familiar with that book.* I do have the '95 playboy she appeared in in her early 50s as well as most of her stuff with Lee Hazelwood and of course Wild Angels and Speedway on vhs.
*I suspect you might be joking ;)
First 15 minutes
Clip only goes to 10. Once Indy gets in the plane and the Pilot says "show a little backbone will ya" the audience roared.
Nothing else like it, at the time....
Maybe not the greatest opening but definitely one of the most memorable.
Greatest movie ever!
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The voice over opening of Sunset Boulevard, Jaws the first killing, Raiders Of The Lost Ark and this one which is not necessarily action packed, but sets the mood for the film to come. The cinematography, opening theme and direction are just beautiful. It reminds me a little of the opening of To Kill A Mockingbird which I also think is worthy....
works. William Holden was a very good actor, now almost unknown. He was powerful in "Bridge on the River Kwai," also.
opening credits musical numbers in "my" film The Silencers.
motorcycle gang cruising "stonehenge" in the fog in Psychomania.
James Dean's opening trip in East of Eden.
opening car bombing scene from Touch of Evil.
the opening game show (the Rube Benedict Show) scene in Last of the Mobile Hot Shots
Rear Window, and Jurassic Park!
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