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Added by C!pH3r on 16 Nov 2010 02:00
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30+ Unforgettable Title Sequences

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People who added this item 2428 Average listal rating (1621 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.
People who added this item 5895 Average listal rating (4083 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 6454 Average listal rating (4554 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 2877 Average listal rating (2019 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 746 Average listal rating (503 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.9
There were a lot of animated opening title sequences in the 60′s.
People who added this item 4073 Average listal rating (2800 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.

Vibrant colors, great animation and an amazing score. This title sequence has it all.
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People who added this item 9243 Average listal rating (6795 ratings) 8.3 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 784 Average listal rating (523 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.1
We would be remiss not to include the original Pink Panther in this list.
People who added this item 2243 Average listal rating (1451 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 763 Average listal rating (429 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.2
In a world where the simple act of reading has been outlawed it only makes sense to have the titles read to you.
People who added this item 1269 Average listal rating (715 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.6
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 4738 Average listal rating (3340 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.4
Alien (1979)
A very slow paced, minimalist title sequence. The result is nothing but haunting.
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People who added this item 121 Average listal rating (73 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.3
The concept is fairly simple but it’s so well done and the final result works beautifully.
People who added this item 1776 Average listal rating (1089 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.5
Another great example of a contemporary film featuring an old school animated introduction.
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People who added this item 2837 Average listal rating (1787 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.3
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 3169 Average listal rating (2088 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.
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 1982 Average listal rating (1304 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.6
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 1971 Average listal rating (1112 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.4
Pi
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 1906 Average listal rating (1257 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.3
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 637 Average listal rating (397 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.4
It only makes sense for a film about a comic book creator to have the credits in a comic book fashion.
People who added this item 5237 Average listal rating (3604 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.3
suit and sunglasses - little green bag
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People who added this item 450 Average listal rating (262 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.5
A very funny animated sequence to kick off this comedy classic.
People who added this item 2466 Average listal rating (1683 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.7
Halloween (1978)
A very simple yet ominous title sequence.

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People who added this item 728 Average listal rating (495 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.
People who added this item 4252 Average listal rating (2794 ratings) 7.4 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 4182 Average listal rating (2770 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 7179 Average listal rating (5111 ratings) 6.8 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 4355 Average listal rating (2824 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 2229 Average listal rating (1452 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.6
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People who added this item 1897 Average listal rating (1133 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.3
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People who added this item 621 Average listal rating (412 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7
The Kingdom (2007)

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 : www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/12/19/30-unforgettable-movie-title-sequences/

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