Movies with an unexpected ending

List of the best movies with an unexpected ending, selected by visitors to our site: The Guest Room, I Care a Lot, Outside the Wire, Let It Snow, The Owners, Inheritance, Project Power, Dangerous Lies, The Burnt Orange Heresy, Follow Me.

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

The Guest Room (2021)
Markimdb: 5.9
StyleUnexpected ending

    The morning Stella decides to take her own life, a stranger knocks at her door claiming the guest room he booked for the night. Surprised but charmed by this man who seems to know her very well, Stella decides to let him in. But when Sandro, the man who broke Stella’s heart, joins them at home, this odd sit- uation turns immediately into chaos: Giulio, the stranger, starts unveiling all the secrets of the couple and of the house. Who is Giulio? And what are Stella and Sandro hiding?

    I Care a Lot (2021)
    Markimdb: 6.2
    CharactersLawyers, Scammers, Gangsters, Judge, Drivers
    PlotCheating, Skirmishes, Abduction
    StyleUnexpected ending, Smart

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

      Outside the Wire (2021)
      CharactersPartners, Military, Soldier, Spy, Terrorists, Snipers, Pilots, Robots
      PlotArtificial Intelligence, Weapon, War, Death, Martial Arts, Survival, Political, Bank robbery, Hostage, Fight
      StyleNetflix, Unexpected ending, Cyberpunk

        In the near future, a drone pilot is sent into a deadly militarized zone and must work with an android officer to locate a doomsday device.

        Let It Snow (2021)
        Markimdb: 4.4
        CharactersManiacs, Newlyweds
        StyleUnexpected ending

          Separated from her fiance after sneaking onto a restricted slope, Mia, a free riding snowboarder, must survive not only against nature, but the masked snowmobile rider in black who's out for her blood.

          The Owners (2020)
          Mark10 (imdb: 4.7)
          CharactersOld man, Scammers, Killers
          PlotRobbery, Cheating, Abduction
          StyleUnexpected ending

            A group of friends think they found the perfect easy score - an empty house with a safe full of cash. But when the elderly couple that lives there comes home early, the tables are suddenly turned. As a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues, the would-be thieves must fight to save themselves from a nightmare they could never have imagined.

            Inheritance (2020)
            Markimdb: 5.4
            PlotFate, Conspiracies
            StyleAtmospheric, Action, Tense, Unexpected ending

              The patriarch of a wealthy and powerful family suddenly passes away, leaving his wife and daughter with a shocking secret inheritance that threatens to unravel and destroy their lives.

              Project Power (2020)
              Markimdb: 6
              Genrefantastic, action
              CharactersScientists, Superhero, Dogs, Teachers, Gangsters, Bodyguards, Giants, Mutant, Teens
              PlotMartial Arts, Motorcycles, Money, Power, Bank robbery, Fight
              PlaceSchool, Ships, Aircraft, Ghetto
              StyleUnexpected ending

                An ex-soldier, a teen and a cop collide in New Orleans as they hunt for the source behind a dangerous new pill that grants users temporary superpowers.

                Dangerous Lies (2020)
                Markimdb: 5.2
                PlotMoney, Cheating
                StyleAction, Exciting, Tense, Disturbing, Unexpected ending

                  After losing her waitressing job, Katie Franklin takes a job as a caretaker to a wealthy elderly man in his sprawling, empty Chicago estate. The two grow close, but when he unexpectedly passes away and names Katie as his sole heir, she and her husband Adam are pulled into a complex web of lies, deception, and murder. If she's going to survive, Katie will have to question everyone's motives — even the people she loves.

                  The Burnt Orange Heresy (2020)
                  Markimdb: 6.1
                  Genreaction, thriller, drama
                  CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy
                  PlotLove, Art
                  StyleAction, Fascinating, Unexpected ending

                    Hired to steal a rare painting from one of most enigmatic painters of all time, an ambitious art dealer becomes consumed by his own greed and insecurity as the operation spins out of control.

                    Follow Me (2020)
                    Markimdb: 5.4
                    Genrehorror, thriller
                    PlotSurvival, Mystery, Social Media
                    StyleExciting, Tense, Disturbing, Unexpected ending

                      A social media personality travels with his friends to Moscow to capture new content for his successful VLOG. Always pushing the limits and catering to a growing audience, they enter a cold world of mystery, excess, and danger. When the lines between real life and social media are blurred, the group must fight to escape, and survive.

                      The Rhythm Section (2020)
                      Markimdb: 5.3
                      Genreaction, thriller, drama, detective
                      CountryUnited Kingdom, Spain, USA
                      CharactersHired assassins, Journalists, Spy, Bodyguards, Terrorists
                      PlotInvestigation, Death, Martial Arts, Motorcycles, Fight
                      PlaceEngland, Hotels, New York, Mountains, Aircraft, Forest
                      StyleUnexpected ending

                        After the death of her family in an airplane crash on a flight that she was meant to be on, Stephanie Patrick discovers the crash was not an accident. She then seeks to uncover the truth by adapting the identity of an assassin to track down those responsible.

                        The Empty Man (2020)
                        Markimdb: 5.7
                        Genrehorror, detective
                        CountryUSA, South Africa, United Kingdom
                        PlotSupernatural, Investigation, Missing people, Sects, Mystery, Consciousness, Mystery
                        StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Interesting, Gloomy, Disturbing

                          After a group of teens from a small Midwestern town begin to mysteriously disappear, the locals believe it is the work of an urban legend known as The Empty Man. As a retired cop investigates and struggles to make sense of the stories, he discovers a secretive group and their attempts to summon a horrific, mystical entity, and soon his life—and the lives of those close to him—are in grave danger.

                          The Mortuary Collection (2020)
                          Markimdb: 6.5
                          CharactersDemons, Thieves, Cannibals
                          PlaceSmall cities
                          StyleDepressive, Tense, Creepy, Unexpected ending

                            In the phantasmagorical town of Raven's End, a misguided young girl takes refuge in a decrepit old mortuary. The eccentric undertaker chronicles the strange history of the town through a series of twisted tales, each more terrifying than the last, but the young girl's world is unhinged when she discovers that the final story... is her own.

                            Wander (2020)
                            PlotInvestigation, Death, Obsession, Conspiracies
                            PlaceSmall cities
                            StyleAtmospheric, Action, Fascinating, For men, Unexpected ending, Smart

                              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.

                              Monsters of Man (2020)
                              Markimdb: 5.3
                              Genrefantastic, action
                              CharactersScientists, Heroes, Robots, Monsters, Hackers
                              PlotDeath, Survival, Artificial Intelligence, Fight
                              PlaceJungle, Laboratory, Aircraft, Village, Caves
                              StyleTense, Disturbing, Unexpected ending

                                A robotics company vying to win a lucrative military contract team up with a corrupt CIA agent to conduct an illegal live field test. They deploy four weaponized prototype robots into a suspected drug manufacturing camp in the Golden Triangle, assuming they'd be killing drug runners that no one would miss. Six doctors on a humanitarian mission witness the brutal slaughter and become prime targets.

                                Qarakoz (2020)
                                CharactersStrong women
                                PlotRevenge, Supernatural, Obsession, Mystery
                                PlaceUkraine, Forest
                                StyleTense, Disturbing, Unexpected ending

                                  The horror story, imbued with the search for the true evil in this world. The most ancient legends of folklore will be recreated from the ancient beliefs about the otherworldly evil of the Kazakh region. Retelling again, they will merge into the realities of our days. We will see Zhestyrnak, Zhalmauyz Kempir and the Ghost from the Kapchagai highway. In their appearance, the heroes of the film will try to recognize the authenticity of evil, which for centuries has cooled blood and deprived of life. But the bitterness of truth itself will find them - "There is no worse in the world - man."

                                  Let Them All Talk (2020)
                                  CharactersWriters, Nephews
                                  PlotJustice, Obsession, Pursuit, Conspiracies
                                  PlaceHotels, New York
                                  StyleTense, Unexpected ending

                                    A celebrated author takes a journey with some old friends to have some fun and heal old wounds. Her nephew comes along to wrangle the ladies and finds himself involved with a young literary agent.

                                    Don't Listen (2020)
                                    CharactersWitch, Family, Demons, Writers
                                    PlotGhosts, Moving, Supernatural, Investigation, Fear
                                    StyleTense, Disturbing, Unexpected ending

                                      After the strange death of his young son at their new home, Daniel hears a ghostly plea for help, spurring him to seek out a renowned paranormal expert.

                                      Hunter Hunter (2020)
                                      Markimdb: 6.4
                                      Genrethriller, drama
                                      CountryCanada, USA
                                      CharactersDogs, Monsters, Serial killers, Wolves, Hunters
                                      PlaceCanada, Forest
                                      StyleTense, Disturbing, Creepy, Unexpected ending

                                        Joseph and his family live in the remote wilderness as fur trappers but their tranquility starts to be threatened when they think are being hunted by the return of a rogue wolf and Joseph leaves them behind to track it.

                                        Shadow in the Cloud (2020)
                                        PlotDeath, Survival, Cheating, Fear, Fight
                                        TimeWorld War II
                                        StyleTense, Unexpected ending

                                          A WWII pilot traveling with top secret documents on a B-17 Flying Fortress encounters an evil presence on board the flight.