What are the best movies with unexpected plot twists?

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    #1The Usual Suspects

    The Usual Suspects

    The Usual Suspects is a crime movie that was released in 1995, which is about the convoluted testimony of Roger "Verbal" Kint where his narration leads to twists and turns. A simple case of a murder on a boat leads elsewhere unimaginable.

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    Gary Lee
    Written on July 11, 2018
    "The first time i watched this movie i didn't really pay attention to it so basically i did not understand the entire plot. So the second time, I saw this i was determined to understand it but once again i got lost on the story but at the end of the movie i discovered that i actually understand everything on it. "
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    #2Angel Heart

    Angel Heart

    Angel Heart is a mystery and thriller film that is released in 1987. It is directed and written by Alan Parker. The movie features Mickey Rourke, Robert De Niro, Lisa Bonet.


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    Jeremy Hudson
    Written on July 11, 2018
    "tbh i didn't quite get the end of this film all i know is that De Niro was the devil but unsure about why Angel was Johnny and why he was manipulated. Although after i read more reviews about Angel Heart i was able to comprehend everything. lol"
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    #3Shutter Island

    Shutter Island

    Shutter Island is a crime thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese released in 2010. Leonardo di Caprio stars as U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels who investigates the disappearance of a patient in an asylum for the criminally insane that quickly turns nightmarish.  

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    Janet Sims
    Written on July 11, 2018
    "I didn't see the plot twist of this that Daniels is actually Andrew who was incarcerated in the mental for murdering his wife after she killed their children. I was so mind blown when i found out this"
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    #4The Departed

    The Departed

    The Departed is a movie directed by Martin Socrses. Released in 2006, The Departed was distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures and features Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, and Jack Nicholson among others in the lead roles.

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    Jacqueline Wheeler
    Written on July 11, 2018
    "A movie with an insanely complicated ending! I just have to say though that the original movie is much better but still this was so great. "
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    #5American Psycho

    American Psycho

    American Psycho is a 2000 slasher and thriller film directed by Mary Harron. It stars Christian Bale, Jared Leto, and Reese Witherspoon. It is based on Bret Easton Ellis's 1991 novel of the same name.

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    Betty Zhu
    Written on July 11, 2018
    "The ending of this is rather ambiguous that has caused debate to anyone who has watched it because in the final scene Bateman finds out that many of his victims are supposedly still alive showing that his murders might only be his imagination. I even argued with my friends after we watched this"
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    #6Skyfall

    Skyfall

    In Skyfall, Daniel Craig plays James Bond. His loyalty to M (Judi Dench) is put to test as her past comes back to haunt her. Meanwhile, MI6 comes under attack,  and 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter the personal cost.

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    Jean Hall
    Written on July 11, 2018
    "Skyfall is one of my favourite Bond movies. I must admit though that the first time i saw it i thought it was subpar but after a few minutes into the movie it blew me away. "
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    #7Seven (Se7en)

    Seven (Se7en)

    Seven (Se7en) is a 1995 crime thriller film directed by David Fincher and stars Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman. Detectives William Somerset (Freeman) and David Mills (Pitt) hunt a killer who uses the 7 deadly sins as a motif to commit a series of grisly murders

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    Samantha Shaw
    Written on July 11, 2018
    "I recently just watched Seven which has made me think what was the ending all about since near the end John Doe was killed by David Mills."
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    #8Memento

    Memento

    Memento is a 2000 psychological thriller about Leonard Shelby (Guy Pearce), a man with anterograde amnesia caused by head trauma. Shelby is trying to solve the mystery of his wife's murder by following clues from photos and tattoos on his own body.

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    Shirley Rogers
    Written on July 11, 2018
    "This movie has an open-ended ending making its watchers choose what they see fit, choose to believe and make peace to end the film..."

Summary

Best What are the best movies with unexpected plot twists
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1The Usual SuspectsMovies 18 Paid
2Angel HeartMovies 12 Paid
3Shutter IslandMovies 12 Paid
4The DepartedMovies 8 Paid
5American PsychoMovies 7 Paid
6SkyfallMovies 6 Paid
7Seven (Se7en)Movies 3 Paid
8MementoMovies 1 Paid
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