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Old 06-15-2007, 01:09 PM
 
Location: in the southwest
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Some of mine:

Gladiator - opening battle scene, snow falling: "Unleash hell!"

Saving Private Ryan
- after the prologue at the cemetery, the Omaha beach landing

Reservior Dogs - argument around the diner table about Madonna and tipping

Children of Men
- Clive Owen walking with a cup of coffee down a London street, and suddenly a bomb explodes

The hat blowing in the wind in Miller's Crossing

Yours?
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Old 06-15-2007, 01:55 PM
 
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Goodfellas "As far back as I can remember.... I always wanted to be a gangster." With the flash-forward of the three finishing off Billy Batts in the trunk of the car.

Rocky III (I think that's the right one, it's been awhile) where they show snippets of Rocky's title defenses and Clubber Lang's rise to prominence.
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Old 06-15-2007, 02:00 PM
 
Location: Katy,Tx
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star wars when princess leia's ship goes by and then darth vaders imperial ship flies over your head, i was 8 at the time and it was incredible.
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Old 06-15-2007, 02:24 PM
 
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"While You Were Sleeping", shots of Chi-Town, and the skating rink scene cracks me up every time LOL.
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Old 06-15-2007, 02:26 PM
 
Location: ARK-KIN-SAW
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i forget the name of the movie, not another teen movie i think...where the girl is shaking it to..my milksahke brings all the boys to the yard...lol
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Old 06-15-2007, 03:37 PM
 
Location: Warwick, NY
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"I believe in America."

http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t246/jason_els/godfather01.jpg (broken link)
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Old 06-15-2007, 04:57 PM
 
Location: Vancouver, Canada
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Scream - That was the BEST opening to a horror flick!
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Old 06-15-2007, 05:24 PM
 
Location: in the southwest
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"I believe in America."
The Godfather?
Interesting choices, y'all.
VAFury--I love that opening scene from Goodfellas, too.
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Old 06-15-2007, 09:57 PM
 
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I liked the opening sequence in Jerry Maguire.

The plane scene in Superman Returns rocked but I guess that's not an opening sequence.
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Old 06-18-2007, 02:58 AM
 
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The carrier flight ops scenes that open "Top Gun" is probably my favorite opening scene. Even as a USAF maintainer, the Tomcat will still be one of my favorite aircraft...
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