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Opening Shots Redux - A Wee Screenshot Quiz

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Opening Shots Redux - A Wee Screenshot Quiz

#1

Post by monty » February 11th, 2017, 6:08 pm

Which films are these opening shots taken from? Not all films are necessarily on any ICM lists, official ones or any other kind. This quiz is Safe For Work.

Rule 1: No editing.
Rule 2: Within the same post only one guess for the same screenshot.
Rule 3: No cheating, duh! (Google Image, etc.)


1. Solved by:

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nothing
2. Solved by:bjornam
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Pan Wolodyjowski (1969)

3. Solved by:Perception de Ambiguity
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Patlabor 2 (2007)
4. Solved by:

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nothing
5. Solved by:bjornam
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Eva Wants to Sleep (1958)
6. Solved by: sortile9i0
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Ana y los lobos (1973)

7. Solved by:sortile9i0
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La donna del lago (1965)

8. Solved by: perceval
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Here Is Your Life (1966)

9. Solved by:

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nothing

10. Solved by:bjornam
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The Peach Thief
11. Solved by: Perception de Ambiguity
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Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (1970)

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nothing


13. Solved by: Perception de Ambiguity
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Dead Ringers (1988)

14. Solved by:

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nothing

15. Solved by:

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nothing
16. Solved by:hurluberlu
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Kiru AKA Kill! (1968)

17. Solved by:Perception de Ambiguity

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Elser / 13 Minutes
18. Solved by:sortile9io
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Il vento fa il suo giro

19. Solved by:Perception de Ambiguity
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The Incident (1967)
20. Solved by:Gruesome Twosome
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Scanners (1981)
21. Solved by:hurluberlu
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Spione (1928)
22. Solved by: Perception de Ambiguity
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Phase IV
23. Solved by:frbrown
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Miss Hokusai (2015)

24. Solved by: sortile9io
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Black Narcissus (1947)

25. Solved by:Cynical Cinephile
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Pan's Labyrinth
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#2

Post by Perception de Ambiguity » February 11th, 2017, 6:15 pm

The concept looks familiar.

1. The Passion of the Christ
3. Ghost in the Shell
4. Vampyr
5. The Third Man
6. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia
7. Ascenseur pour l'échafaud
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#3

Post by Perception de Ambiguity » February 11th, 2017, 6:20 pm

11. Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion
12. X
13. Dead Ringers
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#4

Post by Perception de Ambiguity » February 11th, 2017, 6:28 pm

9. Tepenin Ardi
14. 2 ou 3 choses que je sais d'elle
16. The Human Condition
19. The Incident (1967)
20. Christine (1983)
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#5

Post by monty » February 11th, 2017, 6:33 pm

Perception de Ambiguity on Feb 11 2017, 11:15:46 AM wrote:The concept looks familiar.
Indeed. Hope I didn't hurt your feelings. :lol:

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#6

Post by weirdboy » February 11th, 2017, 6:48 pm

I'll make some random bad guesses:


2. Red Psalm
3. Akira
4. The Seventh Seal
5. The Third Man
19. The Hustler

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#7

Post by monty » February 11th, 2017, 6:51 pm

There's no such thing as bad guesses, weirdboy. Just keep trying. Btw, I've added a few more.
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#8

Post by monty » February 11th, 2017, 10:16 pm

Added a final one.
No takers for the rest? Hints needed?
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#9

Post by sortile9io » February 11th, 2017, 10:27 pm

Hints, please.

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#10

Post by Cynical Cinephile » February 11th, 2017, 10:33 pm

I'm terrible at screenshot quizzes.

I do know that #25 is Pan's Labyrinth
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#11

Post by monty » February 11th, 2017, 10:44 pm

sortile9io on Feb 11 2017, 03:27:46 PM wrote:Hints, please.
Ok, here are some:

#1: Children's movie, post-2000
#5: Polish drama
#6 : Spanish drama
#7: Mystery/thriller, two directors
#14 Spanish comedy
#24: A major classic, in 15 official lists
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#12

Post by Daviddoes » February 11th, 2017, 10:46 pm

5. Petla

3. Interstella 5555

18. Spoorloos
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#13

Post by monty » February 11th, 2017, 10:47 pm

Additional hint for #1: puppetry

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#14

Post by monty » February 11th, 2017, 11:00 pm

More hints:

#3: Directed by one of the titans of anime

#10: Featured on the iCM Forum's 500<400

# 12: A sequel, well-known anime franchise

#17: A German film, post-2000

#22: Featured on the DtC and one other official list
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#15

Post by monty » February 11th, 2017, 11:09 pm

#21: A silent by one of the all-time greats
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#16

Post by weirdboy » February 11th, 2017, 11:11 pm

17. The Lives of Others?

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Post by monty » February 11th, 2017, 11:12 pm

weirdboy on Feb 11 2017, 04:11:36 PM wrote:17. The Lives of Others?
Sorry, no. It's more recent than that.

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Post by monty » February 11th, 2017, 11:17 pm

#20: Horror/Thriller
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Post by sortile9io » February 11th, 2017, 11:34 pm

6. Ana y los lobos.

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#20

Post by sortile9io » February 11th, 2017, 11:49 pm

24. Black narcissus.

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#21

Post by funkybusiness » February 11th, 2017, 11:53 pm

1. Corpse Bride?
2. Ran?
4. Haxan?
12. Cowboy Bebop: Knockin' on Heaven's Door?
23. Bakemono no Ko?

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#22

Post by Knaldskalle » February 12th, 2017, 12:02 am

#5 Der Dybbuk?
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Please don't hurt yourself, talk to someone.

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#23

Post by monty » February 12th, 2017, 12:07 am

funkybusiness on Feb 11 2017, 04:53:50 PM wrote:1. Corpse Bride?
2. Ran?
4. Haxan?
12. Cowboy Bebop: Knockin' on Heaven's Door?
23. Bakemono no Ko?
Sorry, funky and knalds, but you need to try again.

Here are the hints once more:

#1: A children's movie, post-2000, puppetry
#2: A Polish historical drama
#3: Directed by one of the titans of anime
#5: A Polish drama, 1950s
#7: A mystery/thriller, two directors
#10: Featured on the iCM Forum's 500<400
# 12: A sequel, well-known anime franchise
#14 A Spanish comedy
#16: A samurai flick
#17: A German film, post-2000
#20: Horror/Thriller, in 4 official lists
#21: A silent by one of the all-time greats
#22: Featured on the DtC and one other official list
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#24

Post by redcard29 » February 12th, 2017, 12:43 am

15. Patton?

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Post by monty » February 12th, 2017, 12:49 am

redcard29 on Feb 11 2017, 05:43:18 PM wrote:15. Patton?
No.
It's an Italian film starring two of Italy's most famous actors. An American superstar also appears as a general.

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Post by Cynical Cinephile » February 12th, 2017, 1:15 am

Is #16 The Hidden Fortress?
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Post by monty » February 12th, 2017, 1:17 am

Cynical Cinephile on Feb 11 2017, 06:15:42 PM wrote:Is #16 The Hidden Fortress?
No. It's from the 60s.

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#28

Post by monty » February 12th, 2017, 2:19 am

#8: A Swedish classic

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#29

Post by weirdboy » February 12th, 2017, 2:42 am

16. Sword of Doom?

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Post by monty » February 12th, 2017, 2:45 am

weirdboy on Feb 11 2017, 07:42:56 PM wrote:16. Sword of Doom?
Close but no cigar.

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Post by Perception de Ambiguity » February 12th, 2017, 3:52 am

1. Coraline
10. Matka Joanna od aniolów / Mother Joan of the Angels
16. Seppuku
23. Millennium Actress
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Post by monty » February 12th, 2017, 4:01 am

Perception de Ambiguity on Feb 11 2017, 08:52:18 PM wrote:1. Coraline
10. Matka Joanna od aniolów / Mother Joan of the Angels
16. Seppuku
23. Millennium Actress
Sorry, they're all wrong.

Some more hints:

#1: From Eastern Europe
#10: Not Poland but another Eastern European country
#16: Latter half of the 60s
#23: It's far more recent.

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Post by Daviddoes » February 12th, 2017, 4:46 am

20. Martin

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Post by GruesomeTwosome » February 12th, 2017, 6:23 am

16. Samurai Rebellion
20. Scanners
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#35

Post by perceval » February 12th, 2017, 11:08 am

8. Här har du ditt liv

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#36

Post by Panunzio » February 12th, 2017, 11:46 am

18 is Spoorloos, I believe.

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Post by monty » February 12th, 2017, 12:29 pm

Panunzio on Feb 12 2017, 04:46:03 AM wrote:18 is Spoorloos, I believe.
You're the second one here to make that error.

Hint: It's an Italian film, released post-2000, set in the Italian Alps.

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Post by monty » February 12th, 2017, 12:32 pm

GruesomeTwosome on Feb 11 2017, 11:23:46 PM wrote:16. Samurai Rebellion
Not quite.

Hint: It's in 2 official iCM lists

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Post by monty » February 12th, 2017, 5:31 pm

OK, guys, let's try to crack the remaining ones.

#1: A children's movie, post-2000, puppetry, Central-Europe
#2: A Polish historical drama set in the 1600s, the director was born in the 1930s
#3: Directed by one of the titans of anime; one of the director's films has recently gotten a Hollywood live action remake
#5: A Polish drama, 1950s, features in the Polish Film Institute's 100 Years of Polish Cinema
#7: A mystery/thriller, two directors; early giallo
#9: Post-2000; about the American Dream
#10: Featured on the iCM Forum's 500<400; wartime love story (heavily promoted here by AdamH)
#12: A sequel, well-known anime & manga franchise
#14 A Spanish comedy; the original title is a misspelling
#15: An Italian film starring two of Italy's most famous actors. An American superstar also appears as a general.
#16: A samurai flick; latter half of the 60s; the well-known director's career spanned almost six decades
#17: A German film, post-2010; Nazis
#18: An Italian film set in the Italian Alps; post-2000
#21: A silent by one of the all-time greats; latter half of the 1920s; European
#22: Featured on the DtC and one other official list; horror/sci-fi; this is the director's only feature length film
#23: Post-2000; About the daughter of a famous artist
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Post by frbrown » February 12th, 2017, 5:48 pm

monty on Feb 12 2017, 10:31:32 AM wrote:#23: Post-2000; About the daughter of a famous artist
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