IMDb Polls

Poll: Sci-Fi movies with remarkable opening scene

Regardless if these movies are good or not in general, which one has the best opening scene?

Discuss here.

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    Prometheus (2012)

    The lifeless Earth vista and the Engineer's sacrifice to create the first living organism on Earth.
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    Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

    The Empire spaceship deploying research robots across the galaxy.
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    Alien (1979)

    NOSTROMO booting sequence.
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    Aliens (1986)

    Towing Ripley's escape pod.
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    2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

    Camera slowly rises above the moon to show Earth, Moon and the Sun aligned as the movie title pops up at the center of the screen.
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    Back to the Future (1985)

    Dr.Brown's house has a whole installation of weird and funny mechanics just to make him a coffee and feed his dog.
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    Metropolis (1927)

    A 10-hour clock reaching 10 o' clock to signal shift change in the METROPOLIS underground city.
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    Gravity (2013)

    Earth's view from space as the camera waits for the EXPLORER to reach and then zooms in slowly.
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    The Thing (1982)

    The alien spaceship entering Earth's atmosphere.
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    The Matrix (1999)

    MATRIX CODE is generating numbers and the camera zooms in the number 0 to enter the MATRIX WORLD.
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    Moon (2009)

    LUNAR INDUSTRIES promo video.
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    District 9 (2009)

    Filming a video for the MNU organization.
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    Brazil (1985)

    Aerial shots through clouds are interrupted by a TV shop window with many retro TVs showing a new commercial of CENTRAL SERVICES, which, as soon as the commercial ends, is being blown up.
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    Daybreakers (2009)

    Showing a busy metropolis at night in a world where vampires are the dominant and ruling species.
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    2012 (2009)

    Showing the solar system and the Sun's solar flares.