Movies with an unexpected ending

List of the best movies with an unexpected ending, selected by visitors to our site: Fractured, Shazam!, Star Wars: Episode IX, Jolt, A Classic Horror Story, The Voyeurs, Fight Club, Archive, Phone Booth, Taking Lives.

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

Fractured (2019)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:08
CharactersAlcoholics, Psychiatrists
PlotWeapon
PlaceHospitals, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Fascinating, Heavy, Depressive, Disturbing

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.

Shazam! (2019)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, comedy, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:12
CharactersSuperhero, Teens, Demons, Family, Pupils
PlotAdventure, Superpowers, Teleportation, Telepathy
PlaceSchool, Metro
TimeNew Year, Winter
StyleUnexpected ending, DC, Fascinating

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

Star Wars: Episode IX (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:10
CharactersRobots
PlotWar, Adventure, Superpowers, Chase, Space wars
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Star Wars

The next installment in the franchise and the conclusion of the “Star Wars“ sequel trilogy as well as the “Skywalker Saga“.

Jolt (2021)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, comedy
CountryUSA
CharactersStrong women, Blonde girls
PlotFight, Skirmishes, Investigation, Superpowers, First love
StyleUnexpected ending, Dynamic, Womens in main roles, Worth watching

Lindy is an acid-tongued woman with rage issues who controls her temper by shocking herself with an electrode vest. One day she makes a connection with Justin, who gives her a glimmer of hope for a shock-free future, but when he’s murdered she launches herself on a revenge-fueled rampage in pursuit of his killer.

A Classic Horror Story (2021)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror
CountryItaly
CharactersMafia, Fellow travelers
PlotSurvival, Supernatural, Cheating, Sects, Rites of passage
PlaceItaly, Forest
StyleUnexpected ending, Gloomy

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.

The Voyeurs (2021)
Mark
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
CharactersNewlyweds, Beautiful actors, Beautiful men
PlotTreason, Seduction, Cheating, Moving, Tracking
StyleUnexpected ending, Explicit scenes

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.

Fight Club (1999)
Duration02:11
CharactersLosers
PlotFight, Fights without rules, Obsession, Split personality, Loneliness
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Mind-altering, Action

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.

Archive (2020)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Hungary, USA
CharactersGeniuses, Robots, Heroes, Scientists, Androids
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Relationship, Obsession, Technology
TimeFuture
StyleUnexpected ending, Twisted plot, Serious, Expanding consciousness, Disturbing

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.

Phone Booth (2002)
Genrethriller, crime
Duration01:21
CharactersSnipers, Terrorists, Psychopath, Heroes, Lovers
PlotHostage, Blackmail, Phone calls
PlaceNew York
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Heavy, Tense, Serious

A slick New York publicist who picks up a ringing receiver in a phone booth is told that if he hangs up, he'll be killed... and the little red light from a laser rifle sight is proof that the caller isn't kidding.

Taking Lives (2004)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:49
CharactersSerial killers, Strong women, Special agents, FBI
PlotInvestigation
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Twisted plot, Tense, Gothic

Recruited to assist Montreal police in their desperate search for a serial killer who assumes the identities of his victims, FBI profiler Illeana Scott knows it's only a matter of time before the killer strikes again. Her most promising lead is a museum employee who might be the killer's only eyewitness.

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Indecent Proposal (1993)
Markimdb: 6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersRich guys and poor girls, Rich, Millionaires, Architects, Lovers
PlotLove, Money, Gambling, Treason, Seduction
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Makes me think, Serious

Robert Redford stars as billionaire John Gage, who offers a down-on-his-luck yuppie husband (Woody Harrelson) $1 million for the opportunity to spend the night with the man's wife (Demi Moore).

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersSuperhero, Aliens, Giants, Immortals, Losers
PlotAdventure, Chase
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Exciting, Atmospheric

The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill's true parentage.

Rings (2017)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:10
PlotInvestigation, Death, Supernatural, Curses, Mystery
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Atmospheric, Tense, Serious

Julia becomes worried about her boyfriend, Holt when he explores the dark urban legend of a mysterious videotape said to kill the watcher seven days after viewing. She sacrifices herself to save her boyfriend and in doing so makes a horrifying discovery: there is a "movie within the movie" that no one has ever seen before.

Fantasy Island (2020)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
CharactersTourists
PlotSurvival, Fulfillment of desires, Supernatural, Rest
PlaceJungle, Islands
StyleUnexpected ending, Twisted plot, Heavy, Tense, Serious

A group of contest winners arrive at an island hotel to live out their dreams, only to find themselves trapped in nightmare scenarios.

Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:33
CharactersHackers, Robots, Aliens, Monsters, Thieves
PlotApocalypse, End of the world, Artificial Intelligence, Motorcycles, Investigation
PlaceAircraft, Ships, Mountains, Siberia
StyleUnexpected ending

It has been ten years since The Battle of the Breach and the oceans are still, but restless. Vindicated by the victory at the Breach, the Jaeger program has evolved into the most powerful global defense force in human history. The PPDC now calls upon the best and brightest to rise up and become the next generation of heroes when the Kaiju threat returns.

Trust Me (2013)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersFathers, Celebrities
PlotIntrigue, Rivalry
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense

In an attempt to sign a Hollywood starlet, struggling talent agent and former child star Howard Holloway must contend with her volatile father, a scheming long-time rival, and a producer and casting director who despise him.

Sniper: Reloaded (2011)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersSnipers, Special Forces, Terrorists, Blonde girls, Heroes
PlotRevenge, Pursuit, Marine Corps, Rivalry
PlaceAfrica
StyleUnexpected ending, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Brandon Beckett (Collins), the son of the previous Sniper film's star Thomas Beckett (Tom Berenger), takes up the mantle set by his father and goes on a mission of his own.

Outrage Beyond (2012)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryJapan
Duration01:50
CharactersGangsters, Yakuza
PlotRivalry
PlaceJapan, Asia
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Heavy, Serious, For men

As the police launch a full-scale crackdown on organized crime, it ignites a national yakuza struggle between the Sanno of the East and Hanabishi of the West. What started as an internal strife in Outrage has now become a nationwide war in Outrage Beyond.

The Gallows (2015)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, short
Duration01:36
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotDeath, Supernatural, Mystery, Ghosts
PlaceSchool, USA
TimeDark ones
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

20 years after a horrific accident during a small town school play, students at the school resurrect the failed show in a misguided attempt to honor the anniversary of the tragedy - but soon discover that some things are better left alone.

The Gifted Hands (2013)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:48
PlotFate, Mind reading
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Exciting, Psychological problems, Twisted plot

While investigating the kidnapping and murder of a little girl, a detective spots a piece of graffiti that depicts the crime scene perfectly—but the graffiti was drawn a month before the crime took place, and that the artist knows more than he is telling.




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