Top 10 Olympic Opening Ceremonies

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When these countries got a chance to show their best to nations participating in the Olympics, they did not disappoint! WatchMojo presents the Top 10 Olympic Opening Ceremonies of All Time! But what will take the top spot on our list? Will it be Beijing, London, or Sydney? Watch to find out!

#10. London 1948
#9. Seoul 1988
#8. Los Angeles 1984
#7. Tokyo 1964
#6. Atlanta 1996
#5. Barcelona 1992
#4. Athens 2004
#3, #2, #1 ?

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10 thoughts on “Top 10 Olympic Opening Ceremonies

  1. Did you know during the 2012 opening ceremony there is a cut for time segment dedicated to doctor who which involved the tardis appearing in the stadium

  2. My Dear, you forgot to mention the BEST OF ALL: RUSSIAN SUMMER OLYMPICS!!!!!!!! USA din’t go. WAS THE BEST EVER!!!!!. I think never gonna have another so beautifull and well organized like that one. That one should be # 1 always, and Beijim #2. Thanks.

  3. Ah, yes.. Nothing better than honoring the Winter Olympics with a Top 10 honoring the 10 best openings for the Summer Olympics.


    Why? Lets see:

    – The first ceremony that talked about the past, the present and the FUTURE
    – The first ceremony with a talk about all the whole world, not only about the host country;
    – The first ceremony that showed the REAL STORY of the country (Like the slavery, favelas, extition of natives, etc) and not only the glories
    – A really dinamic and compact plot (Not segmented like previous ceremonies)
    – One of the lowest budgets of an olympic ceremony in the modern era
    – The most inovative and funny parede the athletes with Bikes carring the name of the countries
    – The first ceremony with a really important mensage for the world, about the ecology and social diversity
    – The Athletes Florest, a REAL FOREST with 11k trees (THE MOST GENIAL IDEIA EVER)
    – Most smart and surprising Olympic Rings of the history
    – Most beutiful, inovative and awesome couldron ever
    – Most stunning and surprising couldron lighing ever seen

    But well, just my opnion. 🙂

  5. IMO I think LA has too many Olympics, there are plenty of American cities just as deserving and or capable of the Olympics

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