Great Openings in Films

Examples of films that successfully immersed you in the world of film from the establishing shot.

  • The Dark Knight
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Django Unchained
  • A Clockwork Orange
  • GoodFellas
  • Your Name.
  • City of God
  • Magnolia
  • Dazed and Confused
  • The Social Network
  • Koyaanisqatsi
  • Reservoir Dogs
  • It Follows
  • Children of Men
  • Trainspotting
  • Léon: The Professional
  • Heat
  • Dog Day Afternoon
  • Solaris
  • My Own Private Idaho
  • Silent Light
  • Zodiac
  • Dunkirk
  • Lost in Translation
  • Searching
  • Adaptation.
  • Grave of the Fireflies
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • Eye in the Sky