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Old 12-02-10, 06:25 PM
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decent list (save for First Contact), and Ghost Ship wins this by FAR
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Blade. The rest of the movie was still good, just not as kick ass, as the opening scene.
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HATED "First Contact"... They were right on the money with that one.
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Raiders of the Lost Ark (just kidding... sorta)
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I love how the reader who submitted 2012 describes the first 45 minutes of the movie and not the opening scene. [Not that I'm defending it, but all of the film's "money shots" didn't start to appear until almost the first hour in.]

Entertainment Weekly and its readers are both stupid.
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Blade. The rest of the movie was still good, just not as kick ass, as the opening scene.
I feel the same way about Cube. (The first one, of course.)
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Octopussy
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Darkness Falls. The first 5-10 minutes are really good, then the rest of the movie is just overly cliched, Hollywood PG 13 horror crap.

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Way of the Gun.
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Quantum of Solace
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I was also thinking Quantum of Solace.
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I disagree with Predators being on that list. Not even its opening scene was worth watching, much less the rest of the movie.
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Gangs of New York

That whole DDL and Neeson segment.
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Yeah, a lot of Bond movies could make this list.

I'm going to pick MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 3, though.
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re: Movies that peaked with the 1st scene

Originally Posted by Matthew Chmiel View Post
I love how the reader who submitted 2012 describes the first 45 minutes of the movie and not the opening scene. [Not that I'm defending it, but all of the film's "money shots" didn't start to appear until almost the first hour in.]

Entertainment Weekly and its readers are both stupid.
Same for From Dusk Til Dawn.
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Gangs of New York

That whole DDL and Neeson segment.
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Wolverine. Good opening and an awesome credit sequence as him and Creed are shown in various wars. All downhill from there (and I'm one of the people that didn't think the movie was that bad)
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Way of the Gun.
Nonsense!

Nonsense I say!
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Nonsense!

Nonsense I say!
Don't get me wrong. I love the rest of the movie, but there was no way it could live up to that amazing opening scene with Sarah Silverman.
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How about Saving Private Ryan.
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How about Saving Private Ryan.
I wasn't too crazy about watching an old man walk through a cemetery, but to each their own.
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Re: Movies that peaked with the 1st scene

Inglourious Basterds is the first to spring to mind.
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Re: Movies that peaked with the 1st scene

I'm going to strongly disagree with that one.

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