They say you should ‘never judge a book by its cover’ but when you start watching a movie and immediately a great opening line hits you, you know that you’re likely in for a good couple of hours.

An opening line can be a powerful thing, we take a look at some of the most iconic opening lines from movies.

Stand By Me

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