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See How Many Movies You Can Identify From Just Their First and Last Frames

"What can we learn by examining only the first and final shot of a film?"

Just by looking at a few seconds of the opening and closing scenes of a movie, can you identify the film?

It's a test that filmmaker and editor Jacob Swinney's project lets you take.

Sweeney compiled the first and final frames from 55 movies into one five-minute short. (Image source: Vimeo)

See how many of the 55 movies you can identify based on the first and final scenes (Note: head over to Swinney's post on Vimeo to see the official list):

For his purposes, Swinney wanted to see "what can we learn by examining only the first and final shot of a film?"

Some of the opening shots are strikingly similar to the final shots, while others are vastly different--both serving a purpose in communicating various themes," he wrote. "Some show progress, some show decline, and some are simply impactful images used to begin and end a film."

(H/T: io9)

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