Sometimes all a movie needs to suck you into its world is a great opening. There are even some movies that I loved the first 5-10 minutes so much that I didn't care what happened the rest of the movie, I was already in for the long haul (Hello Magnolia).
IFC has compiled a list of their top 50 greatest openings to movie complete with clips of all of them. Now, I have not seen all of these movies, but they are worth watching. This list made me realize how much I love how Stanley Kubrick shot films.
Please check out this link and watch some of the best openings of all time: