The opening scene to any great movie throws us into the setting, introduces us to its main characters, and establishes its tone and pace. Some of these opening scenes are so iconic that they have become (in some cases) more well-known than the entire movie itself. Take a look at our list of the top ten most memorable opening scenes from movies!
There is no question that Quentin Tarantino is among the most iconic and beloved American movie directors of all time. Going from being a movie-obsessed video store employee to one of Hollywood’s most legendary directors, Tarantino and his storytelling has shaped not only the movie industry but the cultural sphere as a whole, capturing the love for violence and pop culture like no other director has before. To reflect on the career of one of America’s most celebrated directors, we have made a ranked list of each Tarantino movie.
At one time or another, we’ve all heard one (if not all) of these famous movie lines and maybe even uttered them ourselves. But, more often than not, we have misremembered these iconic one-liners and, as a result, have suffered from a societal case of the Mandela Effect— remembering something in a particular way, when it is in fact incorrect. So whether it’s the moment that Darth Vader reveals his true identity to Luke Skywalker or the moment just before Clint Eastwood blows away some criminal, we’ve taken a look at the top 10 most famously misquoted movie lines!
Have you ever been watching your favorite movie and wondered how it may have turned out had the lead role been played by someone else? If you have (or if you’re now wrapping your brain around it for the first time), we went ahead and dissected 10 last-minute casting changes from some of Hollywood’s most iconic roles!