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on 7 Mar 2010 10:45

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My Top 10 Epic Endings

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1. Seven (1995)
90% of the people who have seen this movie will agree with this first place. It is one of those endings that will shock you and level the adrenaline of the cinematic experience... and it's a whole new level.
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2. Saw (2004)
I honestly think that the same could be said about this movie. While "Seven" is a very well directed movie with an intelligent and perfect ending, this movie is so freaking intelligent and unexpected on the whole that the ending just adds to that expeience. Also not for the faint of heart.
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3. Memento (2000)
Of course this movie has to be in this list if you count the beginning as the ending. Watch it to understand. It is a movie that's kinda hard to watch. It is not the best choice for entertainment, but it's one of those that will make you dropp your jaw if you finish it.
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4. The Sixth Sense (1999)
Some have said that "The Sixth Sense" has one of the most epic and unexpected endings in the history of cinema... I couldn't agree more.
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5. The Usual Suspects (1995)
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6. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
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7. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
This may have been a biased choice due to nostalgia because this was one of the "first best movies" I've watched (yeah yeah, I shouldn't be watching it in the first place). All I can say is that I cryed, I didn't want it to end that way... it was an overdose of emotions.

Note: And damn that kid knew how to act, what a great performance.
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8. Die Hard 2: Die Harder (1990)
Probably most of you will think this is the weakest one in this list (and it's not my favorite action or die hard movie), BUT there's something about exploding with a freaking military plane with a Zippo and leaving a fire trail as a reference in the lightless airport track for the the other blind planes to land! Yippe kaii yay $%"#r%$#@§£!
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9. Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)
I tried to abstain myself from picking movies which end in that typical martial arts way where the good guy(s) fight the big boss to the brick of exhaustion. Well... this is exactly an ending of that kind, but I just couldn't resist it and had to put it in here. After all we're talking about our favorite buddy cops in their late years, far from their prime physical forms, against the trickiest and deadliest of the final bosses. And it was one of the most realistic, violent and epic showdowns in cinema history (well at least in my eyes it was... and I'm a great fan of Jet Li, Jackie Chan and general oriental martial arts movies of old!)
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10. Vertigo (1958)
WOW! One of the most surprising twists in one of the most well-directed thrillers with one of the most unexpected endings I've ever seen. Simply fantastic movie, among my favorites list.

This movie makes it official, Sir Hitchcock and Jimmy Stewart are now my favorite Director/Actor partnership of all time.
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This list will list the most epic endings I've seen in live-action movies. In my eyes these endings were memorable, but it doesn't mean they were the best of the best, just for the record. Also I will try not to spoil the ending of those mystery thrillers.

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Posted: 4 years, 5 months ago at Apr 5 22:08
I'm totally agree with you. Seven has the perfect ending ever made, its so shocking.
Posted: 4 years, 3 months ago at May 10 11:46
Very good list! I dont' exactly remember how Lethal Weapon 4 and Mememto ended but definetely agreed with the rest :) and true with the kid in Terminator 2, very good performance.. often I get annoyed with characters alike but that was great job!

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