Top 10 Best Twist Ending Movies to Blow Your Mind Away
Ready to blow your minds away? Well don’t, not now. Here is a list of 10 best movies of all time with mouth gasping twist ending. We have save the last (best) for you at the end of this list. Hold your breath. Let’s begin!
Top 10 Best Twist Ending Movies (Countdown)
#10. THE GAME (1997)
- Director : David Fincher
- Starring : Michael Doughlas, Sean Penn, Deborah Kara Unger, Carroll Baker
A mystery thriller, the film centers around Nicholas Van Orton (Michael Douglas), a rich investment banker receives a mysterious gift for his 48th birthday. The gift he receives is an offer for participation in a game. Soon a cat and mouse game begins and Nicholas finds himself struggling to see what’s real and what’s not. In the end, Nicholas goes complete paranoid and shoots his brother and jumps off the building. But the plot twist is Nicholas is alive and so is his brother. The game was a gift from his brother so that he can start afresh and embrace his life once again.
#9. ORPHAN (2009)
- Director : Jaume Collet-Serra
- Starring : Isabelle Fuhrman, Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard
Orphan, a psychological horror flick is about a couple who adopts a 9 year-old girl, Esther after the loss of their baby. Soon they realized the girl’s knowledge about life and sex is nothing like a 9 year old girl. Mysterious incidents occurs and the mother begins her investigation. She digs into the troubled past of Esther and finds out horrifying things. It turns out that she is no 9 years old girl but a 30 year old woman suffering from a rare ageing disease. This movie will sure give you chills.
#8. AMERICAN PSYCHO (2000)
- Director : Mary Harron
- Starring : Christian Bale, Justin Theroux, Josh Luca, Resse Witherspoon
Patrick Bateman (Christian Bale) a wealthy businessman leads a double life as a serial killer. He commits several murders to satisfy his hedonistic fantasies without any specific reason. He later confess his murders to his lawyer who laughs off saying it’s a sick joke. In the end, Bateman learns that most of his victims are alive and all this time he was imagining. Such sick imaginations!
#7. SE7EN (1995)
- Director : David Fincher
- Starring : Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey
Talk about the Seven Deathly Sins. The entire movie is filled with grotesque dead bodies piling up one by one as two detectives (Morgan Freeman and Brad Pitt) are on a search for a deranged serial killer, Kevin Spacey who is out to complete the Seven Deathly Sins. After completing the fifth sin, the killer surrenders himself offering to lead the detectives to the other two dead bodies. The twist is the killer kills Brad Pitt’s pregnant wife and has it’s head delivered to Brad Pitt completing his sixth sin ‘Envy’ and challenges Brad Pitt to murder him so that the seventh sin ‘Wrath’ is completed.
#6. MEMENTO (2000)
- Director : Christopher Nolan
- Starring : Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne, Joe Pantoliano, Mark Boone Junior
This film centers around a man, Leonard Shelby, who suffers from Anterograde Amnesia, inability to form new memories. His wife is raped and murdered during a home invasion. He sets out to find his wife’s killer. As his inability to make any memories, he uses photos, notes and tattooed information to track things he cannot remember. He kills the so called killer but the plot twist is his wife survives the home invasion but he accidentally kills her later.
#5. GONE GIRL (2014)
- Director : David Fincher
- Starring : Ben Affleck, Rosemund Pike, Emily Ratajkowski, Neil Patrick Harris
Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) becomes the prime suspect as his sweet, innocent wife Amy Dunne (Rosemund Pike) goes missing on their fifth anniversary. But wait, Amy is alive, she is not dead yet. Amy after learning her husband’s infidelity, meticulously hatched a plan, making her husband responsible for her disappearing/murder. She later returns to home bloodied after killing her ex lover and become a hero surviving rape. The movie has a even better ending when Amy gifts her husband a pregnancy test kit, inseminating herself with Nick’s semen ensuring that he never leaves her again. How the hell does such plans comes into mind?! Sigh!
#4. SHUTTER ISLAND (2010)
- Director : Martin Scorsese
- Starring : Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley, Michelle Williams, Emily Mortimer
The film is about a U.S Marshall Teddy Daniel (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his partner Chuck Aule (Mark Ruffalo) who travels to Shutter Island, an island containing a mental hospital for the criminally insane to investigate the disappearance of their most dangerous patient Rachel Solando, who drowned her own three children. Teddy starts investigation but soon uncovers the hospital’s secrets and find himself fighting with reality and his own sanity. But there is a twist. Teddy himself is a patient who is incarcerated at the hospital for murdering his wife after she killed their three children. The search for Rachel was a elaborate game to shake him from his insanity.
#3. THE SIXTH SENSE (1999)
- Director : M. Night Shyamalan
- Starring : Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment
Nothing like a horror movie with a child who has special power of talking to dead. Bruce Willis plays Dr. Malcolm Crowe, a child psychologist, treats a young boy who can communicate with the spirits. He helped him overcome the fear and help the spirits. The movie ends with a twist as Dr. Malcolm is already dead during a home invasion and it’s his spirit who treats the young boy.
#2. PSYCHO (1960)
- Director : Alfred Hitchcock
- Starring : Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin
A classic psychological thriller movie where a young woman Marion Crane is murdered as she takes shelter in a desolated motel owned by Norman Bates after fleeing with stolen money from her boss. Soon her sister and her lover start searching for her and a detective investigate Norman Bates’s motel and he disappears too. Later doctors studies the case of Norman Bates who murdered his mother years before and kept her body in his own house, developed split personality and kills Marion Crane disguised as his mother. Classic!
#1. THE OTHERS (2001)
- Director : Alejandro Amenabar
- Starring : Nicole Kidman, Alakina Mann, Fionnula Flanagan
We have saved the last and the best for you. Spoiler Alert: if you haven’t watch it, needn’t read further. The Others, is a supernatural horror movie, centers around a possessive mother, Grace Stewart (Nicole Kidman) and her two photosensitive children who lives in a remote country house awaiting her husband’s return from WWII. She and her children start experiencing strange incidents in their house which made her believe that the house is haunted. But the twist is Grace murdered her own children and herself and they are the ghosts but never realized that. The Others is a great movie with a brilliant plot twist. The sound of clinking keys of Nicole Kidman and the cold and dark mood will bring legitimate fear and keep you gasping in horror.
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