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on 8 Apr 2010 08:34

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Wait...What just happened? (Plot twists)

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1. The Usual Suspects (1995)
How do you shoot the devil in the back? What if you miss?

Who is Keyser Soze? We follow the story from the point of view of poor quiet, unassuming Verbal the entire time, slowly sympathizing with the guy. What do we get for our compassion? The discovery during the last two minutes of the film that Verbal is the elusive super criminal. You can't help but feel his sense of triumph as the limp becomes a swagger and he rides away into the sunset.
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People who added this item 1503  Average listal rating (973 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 7.3 
2. Identity (2003)
What happened in the hotel?

After an hour and a half of watching the characters struggle through a storm, stuck in a roadside hotel, and slowly getting picked off one by one in some pretty violent ways by a mysterious murderer, we discover that every person there is really only a personality in the mind of one very disturbed serial murderer, and that the child--the secretly-a-psycho-killer child--wins out in the end.
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3. Fight Club (1999)
The things you own end up owning you.

I am a figment of Jack's fractured personality. Or at least that's what Tyler Durden would have been able to say at the end of this flick, had the narrator not shot himself in the head, effectively putting an end to one of the best looking psycosis ever!
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4. The Game (1997)
Are you ready to play?

Nicholas, an overly rich banker who is bored with his life, recieves a present from his brother on his 48th birthday. He spends the movie running from the police and others who want to kill him, finally shooting his own brother in a fit of paranoia. Thinking he killed his brother, Nicholas jumps off of a roof, but instead of the suicide he thought he was committing, Nicholas discovers that everything that happened (including his brother's death) was all an elaborate game to make him appreciate life.
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5. The Prestige (2006)
Are you watching closely?

Hugh Jackman spends a lifetime trying to discover how his greatest rival is able to disappear in one place and reappear in another. He even discovers a very dangerous and immoral way of pulling it off himself. In the end, he discovers that the secret to the greatest tirck is simple. His rival has a twin brother. Serious fail on Jackman's part.
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People who added this item 3471  Average listal rating (2315 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.6 
6. The Others (2001)
Sooner or later, they will find you...

A lifetime of trying to control every little environmental change for her children and every last detail of the home around her ends up driving Nicole Kidman insane. We discover in the end that she and her children are ghosts that are haunting the home where she had killed them both an undetermined amount of time before. Witch.
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7. Memento (2000)
Don't trust his lies...

Leonard, a man with some very severe memory problems, discovers that he already found the second man who killed his wife a year ago, and that he just keeps going after other scumbags at the whim of everyone else who has figured out how to manipulate his condition. He also discovered that his wife did not die in the attack, but tricked her husband into killing her in a moment of depression.
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8. Seven (1995)
Gluttony Pride Lust Sloth Greed Envy Wrath...

With five sins down and two left to go, Brad Pitt's character realizes that he is part of John Doe's daibolical plan. Doe becomes Envy, for envying Pitt's wife and homelife. He kills Gwynyth Paltrow, places her head in a box, and simply waits for Pitt to become the seventh deadly sin...wrath.
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9. Primal Fear (1996)
Sooner or later, a man who wears two faces forgets which one is real.

Gere has been basing his entire defense of poor, stuttering Norton on the fact that Norton had suffered so much sexual abuse at the hands of the priest that his personality splintered. After an episode in the courtroom where his alter personality comes out and assaults the prosecutor, and in which he is found not guilty by reason of insanity, Norton's character admits that he's been faking it all along. Sneaky jerk.
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10. Frailty (2001)
No soul is safe.

After listening to the tortured tale of his childhood, and thinking the entire time that the man telling it was the sane brother who was punished for his sanity, we discover that it is, in fact, the younger brother. He is telling the tale to kill a cop that "God" told him to kill, and then later finishes off his brother, who was supposed to have been killed years ago.
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11. The Sixth Sense (1999)
Not every gift is a blessing.

Bruce Willis is dead the whole time! Let us remember...the kid sees dead people.
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12. Unbreakable (2000)
Are you ready for the truth?

Yup, Bruce Willis is still pretty much immortal, but what you didn't count on was that Jackson actually caused all of the disasters and massacres that he uses to explain Willis's talents. He's done so in order to find an unbreakable man.
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13. The Orphanage (2007)
Un, dos, tres, toca la pared...

So many children's souls freed, and yet she can't seem to find her own son. It seems that he was not taken by the lost children inside that house, but instead found a secret door in the back of his closet and accidentally gets stuck inside. The poor little boy starves to death.
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14. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008)
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15. The Village (2004)
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16. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
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17. Atonement (2007)
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18. The Mist (2007)
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19. The Departed (2006)
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20. The Devil's Advocate (1997)
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How many films are you watching with interest when all of the sudden something happens that makes you have to go back and watch the whole damn film again just to figure out how they work the last minute in? How about the ones that you think that you have the endingg predicted and then, BOOM! Everyone is dead? Yup...this list is all about those films. Watch with caution. Twists will eventually be added, but with spoiler tags.

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Comments

Posted: 3 years, 9 months ago at Nov 24 17:06
Gosh, the twist in "Identity" is stupid.
Posted: 3 years, 9 months ago at Nov 24 17:41
i loved memento for its twist at the end!!
Posted: 3 years, 9 months ago at Nov 25 13:34
twist and shout
Posted: 1 year, 1 month ago at Jul 22 8:24
I hate knowing what's going to happen in a thriller. It takes all the fun away. I love films like this, though!
Posted: 1 year ago at Aug 5 4:59
One of the biggest twist I would have to say is in the movie Orphan. Talk about a creepy twist.

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