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Opening Shots Redux - A Wee Screenshot Quiz

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Opening Shots Redux - A Wee Screenshot Quiz

#1

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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

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

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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

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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

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

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Added a final one.
No takers for the rest? Hints needed?
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Hints, please.
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I'm terrible at screenshot quizzes.

I do know that #25 is Pan's Labyrinth
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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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5. Petla

3. Interstella 5555

18. Spoorloos
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Additional hint for #1: puppetry
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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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#21: A silent by one of the all-time greats
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17. The Lives of Others?
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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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#20: Horror/Thriller
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6. Ana y los lobos.
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24. Black narcissus.
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1. Corpse Bride?
2. Ran?
4. Haxan?
12. Cowboy Bebop: Knockin' on Heaven's Door?
23. Bakemono no Ko?
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#5 Der Dybbuk?
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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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15. Patton?
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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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Is #16 The Hidden Fortress?
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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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#8: A Swedish classic
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16. Sword of Doom?
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weirdboy on Feb 11 2017, 07:42:56 PM wrote:16. Sword of Doom?
Close but no cigar.
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1. Coraline
10. Matka Joanna od aniolów / Mother Joan of the Angels
16. Seppuku
23. Millennium Actress
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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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20. Martin
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16. Samurai Rebellion
20. Scanners
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8. Här har du ditt liv
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18 is Spoorloos, I believe.
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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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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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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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monty on Feb 12 2017, 10:31:32 AM wrote:#23: Post-2000; About the daughter of a famous artist
Miss Hokusai?
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