Movies with an unexpected ending

List of the best movies with an unexpected ending, selected by visitors to our site: Fight Club, Primal Fear, Gone Girl, The Game, The Voyeurs, A Classic Horror Story, Archive, Fractured, RED, I Care a Lot.

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

Fight Club (1999)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:11

A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the way and ignites an out-of-control spiral toward oblivion.

Primal Fear (1996)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:10

An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case gets a lot more complex when the accused reveals that there may or may not have been a 3rd person in the room. The intensity builds when a surprise twist alters everyone's perception of the crime.

Gone Girl (2014)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:29

With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

The Game (1997)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:09

In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a coldhearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad -- a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game. In nearly a nanosecond, Nicholas finds himself consumed by a dangerous set of ever-changing rules, unable to distinguish where the charade ends and reality begins.

The Voyeurs (2021)
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Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA

A young couple, find themselves becoming interested in the sex life of their neighbors across the street. What starts as an innocent curiosity turns into an unhealthy obsession.

A Classic Horror Story (2021)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror
CountryItaly

Five carpoolers travel in a motorhome to reach a common destination. Night falls, and to avoid a dead animal carcass, they crash into a tree. When they come to their senses, they find themselves in the middle of nowhere. The road they were traveling on has disappeared and there is only a dense, impenetrable forest and a wooden house in the middle of a clearing, which they discover is the home of a spine-chilling cult.

Archive (2020)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Hungary, USA

2038: George Almore is working on a true human-equivalent AI, and his latest prototype is almost ready. This sensitive phase is also the riskiest as he has a goal that must be hidden at all costs—being reunited with his dead wife.

Fractured (2019)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:08

Driving cross-country, Ray and his wife and daughter stop at a highway rest area where his daughter falls and breaks her arm. After a frantic rush to the hospital and a clash with the check-in nurse, Ray is finally able to get her to a doctor. While the wife and daughter go downstairs for an MRI, Ray, exhausted, passes out in a chair in the lobby. Upon waking up, they have no record or knowledge of Ray's family ever being checked in.

RED (2010)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA, France, Canada, China
Duration01:51

When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops agent, Frank Moses reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.

I Care a Lot (2021)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom

A court-appointed legal guardian defrauds her older clients and traps them under her care. But her latest mark comes with some unexpected baggage.

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Shazam! (2019)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, comedy, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:12

A boy is given the ability to become an adult superhero in times of need with a single magic word.

Surveillance (2008)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada

An FBI agent tracks a serial killer with the help of three of his would-be victims - all of whom have wildly different stories to tell.

The I Inside (2004)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:30

Simon Cable wakes up in a hospital bed, confused and disoriented. He soon discovers from doctors that he has amnesia and is unable to remember the last two years of his life. Cable investigates what has happened to him and slowly pieces together his enigmatic past.

Identity (2003)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.

Planet of the Apes (2001)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:59

After a spectacular crash-landing on an uncharted planet, brash astronaut Leo Davidson finds himself trapped in a savage world where talking apes dominate the human race. Desperate to find a way home, Leo must evade the invincible gorilla army led by Ruthless General Thade.

Stay (2005)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

Psychiatrist Sam Foster has a new patient, Henry Letham, who claims to be suicidal. In trying to diagnose him, Sam visits Henry's prior therapist and also finds Henry's mother -- even though Henry has said that he murdered both of his parents. As reality starts to contradict fact, Sam spirals into an unstable mental state. Then he finds a clue as to how and when Henry may try to kill himself, and races to try to stop him.

Twelve Monkeys (1995)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:09

In the year 2035, convict James Cole reluctantly volunteers to be sent back in time to discover the origin of a deadly virus that wiped out nearly all of the earth's population and forced the survivors into underground communities. But when Cole is mistakenly sent to 1990 instead of 1996, he's arrested and locked up in a mental hospital. There he meets psychiatrist Dr. Kathryn Railly, and patient Jeffrey Goines, the son of a famous virus expert, who may hold the key to the mysterious rogue group, the Army of the 12 Monkeys, thought to be responsible for unleashing the killer disease.

Angel Heart (1987)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA
Duration01:53

The down-and-out private detective Harry Angel is ordered, by a mysterious man named Louis Cyphre, to go on a mission to find a missing person. His routine failure soon leads to a bloody spar with himself as Harry Angel goes on a supernatural journey into his own soul.

The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

Five college friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.

The Usual Suspects (1995)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:46

Held in an L.A. interrogation room, Verbal Kint attempts to convince the feds that a mythic crime lord, Keyser Soze, not only exists, but was also responsible for drawing him and his four partners into a multi-million dollar heist that ended with an explosion in San Pedro harbor – leaving few survivors. Verbal lures his interrogators with an incredible story of the crime lord's almost supernatural prowess.

Black Swan (2010)
Markimdb: 8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:43

A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.

Mulholland Drive (2001)
Duration02:27

After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesic, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.

The Hidden Face (2011)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryColombia, Spain
Duration01:32

A Spanish orchestra conductor deals with the mysterious disappearance of his girlfriend.

Gran Torino (2008)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:56

Walt Kowalski is a widower who holds onto his prejudices despite the changes in his Michigan neighborhood and the world around him. Kowalski is a grumpy, tough-minded, unhappy old man who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbors. He is a Korean War veteran whose prize possession is a 1972 Gran Torino he keeps in mint condition. When his neighbor Thao, a young Hmong teenager under pressure from his gang member cousin, tries to steal his Gran Torino, Kowalski sets out to reform the youth. Drawn against his will into the life of Thao's family, Kowalski is soon taking steps to protect them from the gangs that infest their neighborhood.

Vanilla Sky (2001)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, detective
CountryUSA, Spain
Duration02:10

David Aames has it all: wealth, good looks and gorgeous women on his arm. But just as he begins falling for the warmhearted Sofia, his face is horribly disfigured in a car accident. That's just the beginning of his troubles as the lines between illusion and reality, between life and death, are blurred.

The Others (2001)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountrySpain, USA, France, Italy
Duration01:44

Grace is a religious woman who lives in an old house kept dark because her two children, Anne and Nicholas, have a rare sensitivity to light. When the family begins to suspect the house is haunted, Grace fights to protect her children at any cost in the face of strange events and disturbing visions.

Donnie Darko (2001)
Duration01:53

After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.

Catacombs (2007)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, Italy, Romania
Duration01:40

On her first trip to Paris, a young woman hits a party in the Catacombs, the 200-mile labyrinth of limestone.

The Life of David Gale (2003)
Duration02:10

A man against capital punishment is accused of murdering a fellow activist and is sent to death row.

Cypher (2002)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

An unsuspecting, disenchanted man finds himself working as a spy in the dangerous, high-stakes world of corporate espionage. Quickly getting way over-his-head, he teams up with a mysterious femme fatale.




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