Narrative opening: An opening of a film with titles running through it. We are introduced to locations, settings and then characters. In certain circumstances even to the main/key character, examples of such films are : The Shining. in which the camera follows like a predator. Below is the opening of The Shining;
Discrete title sequence: A title sequence in which the titles appear in different backgrounds, separate from the opening clips. in other words they are heavily edited and stylished.Example's of such a film is Enemy of the state. Below is the opening title sequence of Enemy Of The State in which the title sequence's appear in a different background (New york city) from the actual opening of the film.