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30+ Unforgettable Title Sequences

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People who added this item 2322 Average listal rating (1535 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.6
Lord of War (2005)
The visually pleasing “life of a bullet” sequence is a perfect opening for a film about an arms dealer. 720p HD version.
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People who added this item 5650 Average listal rating (3783 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 8
The retro animated intro to Catch Me If You Can perfectly sets the scene and time period.
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People who added this item 6080 Average listal rating (4139 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.6
Seven (1995)
A wonderfully creepy title sequence that perfectly sets the mood for the film you’re about to watch.
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People who added this item 2695 Average listal rating (1829 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.6
Superbad (2007)
It’s amazing how much personality can be expressed in a simple silhouette.
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People who added this item 680 Average listal rating (441 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8
Charade (1963)
There were a lot of animated opening title sequences in the 60′s.
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People who added this item 3921 Average listal rating (2620 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 8
Casino Royale (2006)
In an effort to re-invent the franchise the infamous James Bond title sequence was overhauled. The result was a visually pleasing intro that still pays its respects to the original.
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A lot of Tim Burton’s films sport fantastic title sequences but Sweeney Todd’s is especially great. The creepy atmosphere and music combined with the dark imagery sets the tone very nicely.

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People who added this item 2908 Average listal rating (1835 ratings) 8.6 IMDB Rating 8.9
Vibrant colors, great animation and an amazing score. This title sequence has it all.
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People who added this item 8671 Average listal rating (5498 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 8.8
Fight Club (1999)
One amazing sequence starts at a microscopic level and continues to expand outward until we are looking down the barrel of a gun.
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People who added this item 733 Average listal rating (468 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.2
We would be remiss not to include the original Pink Panther in this list.
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People who added this item 2159 Average listal rating (1372 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.6
A very clever title sequence with the credits written on vintage cigarette packaging.
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People who added this item 714 Average listal rating (398 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.3
In a world where the simple act of reading has been outlawed it only makes sense to have the titles read to you.
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People who added this item 1203 Average listal rating (665 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.7
Delicatessen (1991)
Just beautiful in all respects. A wonderful use of practical effects – they don’t make ‘em like this anymore.
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People who added this item 4287 Average listal rating (2912 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.5
Alien (1979)
A very slow paced, minimalist title sequence. The result is nothing but haunting.
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People who added this item 94 Average listal rating (53 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.3
The concept is fairly simple but it’s so well done and the final result works beautifully.
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People who added this item 1717 Average listal rating (1022 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.6
Another great example of a contemporary film featuring an old school animated introduction.
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People who added this item 2571 Average listal rating (1567 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.4
Vertigo (1958)
Vertigo features a masterfully crafted and almost hypnotic title sequence. A perfect opening to the film.
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People who added this item 3076 Average listal rating (1989 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.8
Panic Room (2002)
This is the third David Fincher movie to make this list, it seems the man can appreciate a great title sequence. This is a very basic concept yet it’s brilliantly executed.
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Wonderful imagery combined with the hand written text makes for a very unique and memorably title sequence.
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People who added this item 1907 Average listal rating (1240 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.6
EuroTrip (2004)
Say what you will about the movie, this is one creative and well-executed title sequence.
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People who added this item 1898 Average listal rating (1053 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.5
Pi (1998)
This is a great example of an amazing and original title sequence done on a shoe string budget.
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People who added this item 1736 Average listal rating (1126 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.4
A series of intersecting lines form into a skyscraper. Very cool effect, especially for the time.
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People who added this item 627 Average listal rating (384 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.5
It only makes sense for a film about a comic book creator to have the credits in a comic book fashion.
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People who added this item 4914 Average listal rating (3218 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.4
suit and sunglasses - little green bag
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People who added this item 407 Average listal rating (234 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.6
A very funny animated sequence to kick off this comedy classic.
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People who added this item 2205 Average listal rating (1443 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.9
Halloween (1978)
A very simple yet ominous title sequence.

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People who added this item 657 Average listal rating (428 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.8
The James Bond franchise really understood the beauty of a great title sequence. Though we only included one classic in this list, the rest are here in spirit.
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People who added this item 3894 Average listal rating (2432 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.6
The credits for American Psycho play as many mind games on you as the film itself. Great attention to typography.Warning: Course Language!
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People who added this item 3793 Average listal rating (2410 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.5
Psycho (1960)
This brilliantly crafted title sequence has a lot of fun with typography and presentation.
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People who added this item 6692 Average listal rating (4363 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.3
Spider-Man 2 (2004)
An amazing title sequence that pays its respects to the original source; the comic book.
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People who added this item 3875 Average listal rating (2359 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.3
A very simple, yet powerful opening that perfectly sets the atmosphere for the film.
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People who added this item 2161 Average listal rating (1377 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.6
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People who added this item 585 Average listal rating (374 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7.1
The Kingdom (2007)
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We all know that first impressions are important, right? Well, the same goes for film. The opening title sequence of a film is that film’s opportunity to make a good first impression on you, the viewer. A well-crafted title sequence introduces the audience to the tone and theme of the film as well as the cast and crew. - Smashing Magazine
Ref : http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/12/19/30-unforgettable-movie-title-sequences/

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Posted: 6 years ago at Nov 16 3:56
I couldn't link some of movie opening title sequences due to copy right issues and unavailability of suitable videos. Will try to fix the list soon.
Posted: 5 years, 9 months ago at Mar 6 4:58
Great list....
Posted: 5 years, 7 months ago at Apr 13 18:01
One of the best lists, I stumbled upon in this website! Great job!
Posted: 5 years, 5 months ago at Jul 11 13:30
Planet Terror!!
Posted: 5 years, 3 months ago at Aug 22 8:45
i loved scott pilgrim movie title sequences, do you think those can be here as well :)
Posted: 5 years ago at Dec 1 11:42
I haven't seen half the film listed here, but i love this list nonetheless. voted! :)
Posted: 4 years, 11 months ago at Dec 17 15:44
Had some time without seeing a list like this, thanx!
Posted: 4 years, 11 months ago at Dec 18 17:48
Title Sequences of Lord Of War is just brilliant one, but Watchmen had even better. Just perfect, and of course, it wouldn't be that great without Bob's work.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v34hQQz7GvY
Posted: 4 years, 11 months ago at Dec 18 18:07
Great list. Other great title sequences (at least, that spring to mind right now) are from Scott Pilgrim, Amelie and Watchmen.
Posted: 4 years, 11 months ago at Dec 18 18:32
You should add Watchmen and Scott Pilgrim for sure :)
Posted: 4 years, 11 months ago at Dec 18 23:56
Bedknobs and Broomsticks has an excellent one too.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DjeETFTOMg8
Posted: 4 years, 11 months ago at Dec 19 0:04
Dead Man on Campus also has a pretty creative title sequence, done in the form of a multiple choice test: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ISumffBZMcI
Posted: 4 years, 11 months ago at Dec 19 20:03
Ah this was a good list :)
Posted: 4 years, 11 months ago at Dec 19 21:38
Incredible work !

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