The Narrative Opening: This has title's running throughout. Examples of these are: The Shinning and The Stepfather.
The Discrete Title Sequence: When we get shots in between opening sceenes that have been especially designed to for the opening of the movie. Examples are: Se7ev and Arlington Road.
Stylised Edit Opening : These take a very long time in post-production because the editing is so stylised. Films such as 'Mezrine' and 'Pelham 123'.
Credits Over Blank Screen: Some movies beggin with the credits rolling over a blanc screen. It often has sound effects or even soundtrack to introduce the film. After, the credits tend to roll over the film. Examples of this: 'Donnie Darko' and 'Dead Calm'.