Movies with a twisted plot

List of the best films with a twisted plot, selected by visitors to our site: Gogol. A Terrible Vengeance, The Tall Man, Wander, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Switch, Paranormal Activity 4, Sara's Notebook, Goliath, The Debt Collector, Marrowbone.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Gogol. A Terrible Vengeance (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, adventure, detective
CharactersWitch, Serial killers
PlotMagic, Supernatural
StyleUnexpected ending, Twisted plot, Tense, Depressive

Soon after Gogol's death, Binh names him guilty for the deaths of the Cossacks and the young women at the hands of the Dark Horseman, since he was the one who ordered them to be hidden in the barn. Bomgart is unable to perform a post-mortem analysis on the Gogol's body, while Vakula's daughter Vasilina (who secretly has magic abilities) proclaims denial about Gogol's demise.

The Tall Man (2012)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryCanada, France
PlotAbduction, Pursuit, Conspiracies, Mystery, Justice
PlaceSmall cities
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Tense

When her child goes missing, a mother looks to unravel the legend of the Tall Man, an entity who allegedly abducts children.

Wander (2020)
Markimdb: 4.9
CountryCanada, USA
PlotInvestigation, Obsession, Death, Conspiracies
PlaceSmall cities
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Atmospheric

After getting hired to probe a suspicious death in the small town of Wander, a mentally unstable private investigator becomes convinced the case is linked to the same 'conspiracy cover up' that caused the death of his daughter.

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, United Arab Emirates
PlotAdventure, Wedding, Friendship
PlaceIndia, Hotels, Asia
StyleRomantic, Twisted plot, To cry, Cute, Touching

As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy - posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals - Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel.

Switch (2013)
Markimdb: 2.2
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, adventure, crime
CharactersGangsters, Heroes, Yakuza, Special agents
PlotChase, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Serious, For men, Disturbing

In search of an ancient Chinese scroll, a Chinese agent battles against Japanese Yakuzas and British mercenaries.

Paranormal Activity 4 (2012)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CharactersWitch, Demons, Neighbors, Foster children
PlotSupernatural, Ghosts
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Serious

It has been five years since the disappearance of Katie and Hunter, and a suburban family witness strange events in their neighborhood when a woman and a mysterious child move in.

Sara's Notebook (2018)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, detective
CharactersLifeguards, Lawyers, Businessmen, Sisters, Reporters
PlotAbduction, Investigation, Weapon, Mystery, Missing people
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Serious

Laura has spent years looking for her sister Sara who went missing in the depths of the jungle in the Congo. Neither the NGO she works for, nor the embassy, have news on her whereabouts until a photo appears of Sara in a mining town. Apparently, Sara is being held captive by The Hawk, the fearsome rebel leader who controls the mafias behind the prized mineral coltan.

Goliath (2016)
Markimdb: 8.1
CharactersLawyers, Losers
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Political, Fate, Justice
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

Once a powerful lawyer, Billy McBride is now burned out and washed up, spending more time in a bar than a courtroom. When he reluctantly agrees to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit against the biggest client of Cooperman & McBride, the massive law firm he helped create, Billy and his ragtag team uncover a vast and deadly conspiracy, pitting them all in a life or death trial against the ultimate Goliath.

The Debt Collector (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Blonde girls, Partners
PlotJustice, Debts
StyleTwisted plot, Black humor, For men

A classically-trained martial artist goes to work as a debt collector for the mob. The job seems easy enough, until one “client” pulls him into a situation deeper than could ever be expected.

Marrowbone (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountrySpain, USA
CharactersSerial killers, Twins, Friends, Brothers, Fathers
PlotLove, Mystery, Death, Dolls, Mental disorders
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Twisted plot, Tense

A young man and his four younger siblings, who have kept secret the death of their beloved mother in order to remain together, are plagued by a sinister presence in the sprawling manor in which they live.

Agatha and the Truth of Murder (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersHeroes, Writers, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Divorce, Mystery
StyleTwisted plot, Fascinating, Serious, For men, Disturbing

England, December 1926. Although her personal life is in tatters, the famous writer Agatha Christie decides to leave everything behind to help unravel an unsolved murder committed on a train six years ago, unable to imagine the disproportionate consequences that such a selfless act will cause.

Comes a Bright Day (2012)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotLove, Robbery, Hostage
PlaceEngland, London
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Twisted plot, Serious, Disturbing

A romantic thriller set during the armed robbery of one of London’s most exclusive jewellers. Sometimes funny, often dark, always captivating and never what you expect.

Fences (2016)
Markimdb: 7.2
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersFamily, Brothers, Soldier, Fathers, Parents
PlotRelationship, Mental disorders, Baseball, Snow, Justice
PlaceCemetery, USA
StyleTwisted plot

In 1950s Pittsburgh, a frustrated African-American father struggles with the constraints of poverty, racism, and his own inner demons as he tries to raise a family.

I'm Your Woman (2020)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, crime
PlotAdventure, Intrigue, Cheating
StyleTwisted plot, Tense, Disturbing

In this 1970s set crime drama, a woman is forced to go on the run after her husband betrays his partners, sending her and her baby on a dangerous journey.

The Maze Runner (2014)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Friends
PlotSurvival, Love, The escape, Apocalypse, Adventure
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, By books, Serious

Set in a post-apocalyptic world, young Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape.

The Librarians (2014)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, adventure
CharactersThieves, Heroes, Archaeologists
PlotMagic, Friendship
StyleTwisted plot, Fascinating

A group of librarians set off on adventures in an effort to save mysterious, ancient artifacts. Based on the series of "The Librarian" movies.

1: Nenokkadine (2014)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genreaction, thriller
CharactersMusicians, Journalists, Businessmen, Taxi drivers, Singers
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Pursuit, Lost memory
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Serious

Gautham is a rock star suffering from a mental disorder due to which he loses grip over reality. But he's convinced his parents were murdered by three men and his only goal is revenge.

The Paperboy (2012)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
PlotInvestigation, Obsession
PlacePrison, Small cities
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Explicit scenes

As investigative reporter Ward Jansen and his partner Yardley Acheman chase a sensational, career-making story with the help of Ward's younger brother Jack and sultry death-row groupie Charlotte Bless, the pair tries to prove violent swamp-dweller Hillary Van Wetter was framed for the murder of a corrupt local sheriff.

Some Guy Who Kills People (2011)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CharactersSerial killers, Losers
PlotBasketball, Revenge, Rivalry
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleTwisted plot, Fancy, Black humor

A former mental patient's repressed anger reaches the boiling point, leading him to embark on a mission of revenge against the thugs who once subjected him to severe physical and mental trauma.

30 Minutes or Less (2011)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CharactersGangsters, Thieves, Friends, Losers, Partners
PlotSurvival, Robbery
StyleTwisted plot, By comics, Fascinating, Tense

Two fledgling criminals kidnap a pizza delivery guy, strap a bomb to his chest, and advise him that he has mere hours to rob a bank or else...