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Dramatic Landfall Shot
The opening shot that takes the form of a forward travelling on the sea, with the camera slowly rising to give a view of the shore.


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Video Games
  • The opening of Need for Speed: Undercover, which is a parody of Hollywood action movies.
  • The intro movie of The Curse of Monkey Island plays with this: The camera zooms towards the titular Monkey Island... then swerves to zoom in on a drifting bumper car with our hero.
  • In Myst it's almost the opening shot of the entire game... as seen in a book.
  • The opening of Front Mission Evolved.

Western Animatnion
Dragons Up the Yin YangSpectacleDramatic Spotlight

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