First impressions mean everything in film. Whether they’re kicking a saloon door open or emerging from the sea looking suspiciously well groomed, our initial image of a cinematic character tends to stay with us.
It shapes what we think of them and burns into the collective consciousness. In short, tumbling into the room and labouring to close an umbrella won’t cut it. Here’s our run down of the greatest big screen entrances ever.
Captain Jack Sparrow (Pirates of the Caribbean 1)
The Joker (The Dark Knight)
Indiana Jones (Raiders of the Lost Ark)
Alex DeLarge (A Clockwork Orange)
Honey Ryder (Dr No)
Tony Manero (Saturday Night Fever)
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