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20th Dec 2016

Watch 55 First And Last Frames Of Famous Movies Stitched Side-By-Side


If you consider yourself a movie buff and you’ve got 5 minutes to spare today, I suggest you watch this stunning side-by-side comparison of the first and last frames of 55 well-known movies.

This is the painstaking work of the talented Jacob T. Swinney who edited this video. Swinney says that we can learn a lot about a movie by the first and last scenes. Some show decline, others progress, some are strikingly similar while the rest are completely different to one another. How many of the films do you recognise? (I’ve popped the answers in order below the video)

Watch – First and Final Frames

MUSIC: “Any Other Name” by Thomas Newman

Films used (in order of appearance):