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30+ Unforgettable Title Sequences

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People who added this item 2352 Average listal rating (1558 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 5706 Average listal rating (3821 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 8.1
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 6150 Average listal rating (4186 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 2731 Average listal rating (1859 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 692 Average listal rating (450 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 3956 Average listal rating (2655 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 2963 Average listal rating (1866 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 8790 Average listal rating (5589 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 741 Average listal rating (472 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 2175 Average listal rating (1391 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 722 Average listal rating (405 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 1215 Average listal rating (673 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 4378 Average listal rating (2998 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 98 Average listal rating (56 ratings) 7.5 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 1734 Average listal rating (1038 ratings) 7.2 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 2614 Average listal rating (1600 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 3100 Average listal rating (2009 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 1927 Average listal rating (1255 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 1916 Average listal rating (1066 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 1757 Average listal rating (1139 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 634 Average listal rating (392 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 4981 Average listal rating (3278 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.3
suit and sunglasses - little green bag
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People who added this item 412 Average listal rating (238 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 2245 Average listal rating (1473 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 666 Average listal rating (438 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 3960 Average listal rating (2492 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 3874 Average listal rating (2474 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 6790 Average listal rating (4436 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 3940 Average listal rating (2404 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 2186 Average listal rating (1395 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.6
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People who added this item 591 Average listal rating (380 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, 7 months 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: 6 years, 3 months ago at Mar 6 4:58
Great list....
Posted: 6 years, 2 months ago at Apr 13 18:01
One of the best lists, I stumbled upon in this website! Great job!
Posted: 5 years, 11 months ago at Jul 11 13:30
Planet Terror!!
Posted: 5 years, 10 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, 6 months ago at Dec 1 11:42
I haven't seen half the film listed here, but i love this list nonetheless. voted! :)
Posted: 5 years, 6 months ago at Dec 17 15:44
Had some time without seeing a list like this, thanx!
Posted: 5 years, 6 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: 5 years, 6 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: 5 years, 6 months ago at Dec 18 18:32
You should add Watchmen and Scott Pilgrim for sure :)
Posted: 5 years, 6 months ago at Dec 18 23:56
Bedknobs and Broomsticks has an excellent one too.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DjeETFTOMg8
Posted: 5 years, 6 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: 5 years, 6 months ago at Dec 19 20:03
Ah this was a good list :)
Posted: 5 years, 6 months ago at Dec 19 21:38
Incredible work !

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