10 Movies with Best Plot Twist Endings That you Must Watch

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Pallvi Khajuria
Pallvi Khajuria
Hey there I am Pallvi Khajuria, an Engineering Student. I love to read novels most of the time. By profession, I am a Content Writer. I usually want to explore new technologies and different life cycles. In a very less time, my profession has become the most important part of my life. I aspire to become exceptional in the world.

Producing the best plot twist endings movies is not an easy task for anyone. You all have seen a lot of movies from the same field like- The Shawshank Redemption which is one of the best high-rated movies till now. Well, in this article you will find the relatable stuff in an accurate manner. You can easily watch these movies on Disney+, Netflix, and other OTT platforms.

I will tell you some of the best plot twist endings movies that will give you goosebumps. There’s no other way that will give you a fabulous ending. There’s no code or custom that you can stick to in case to ensure a dazzling outcome. This is all that makes every ending so memorable and awesome.

Below, I have listed up a few of my favorites movies with the best plot twist endings. They are unforgettable and superbly brilliant in every way. Some of them are- The Dark Knight Rises, Titanic, 300, Men in Black 3, Planet of the Apes, and many more. From all of these, my favorite one is Titanic. All these Movies are listed as per the IMDb ratings and reviews.

All these movies have some new appearances and stories to explain with their characters and ratings.

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Best Plot Twist Endings Movies

Well, I must say these movies have some great story, structure, cast, sound effects, and visuals. Because of all such things, they are mentioned as the best endings movies till now.

The Dark Knight Rises

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  • Story- After 8 years, again the Gotham city is under attack by a terrorist named Bane. Batman takes help from Catwoman to save the city without hurting peoples. Are they able to save them? Find out in this film with the best ending. The story is taken from a DC Comic book. 
  • Cast- Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy, and Gary Oldman
  • Directed by- Christopher Nolan
  • Year of release- 2012 
  • Star ratings- 8.4
  • Ending part- At the end of the movie with the help of Gotham City’s police, Batman was able to get charge of the city back from Bane and finally defeated the supervillain. Though it was Catwoman who addressed the killing shot. But still, the problem is not over yet.

The Usual Suspects

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  • Story- Some unusual event happened which turns into a drastic and unconditional fight. This fight turns into a horrifying battle on a boat. 5 most wanted criminal when finally met each other, shit always happened. This movie is awarded for the Best Original Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor for his performance.  It is one of the best plot twist endings movies till now.
  • Cast- Kevin Spacey, Chazz Palminteri, Gabriel Byrne, and Stephen Baldwin
  • Directed by- Bryan Singer
  • Year of release- 1995
  • Star ratings- 8.5
  • Ending part- The flashbacks of Verbal Kint are shown in the whole movie. As shown in the end, it turns out that Kint is faking his disability for a very long time. And hence we find ourselves discovering new stories like always.

Fight Club

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  • Story- One is a soapmaker and the other is an employee. Both find their way to the same ground. They both met each other in a fight club and many things are going to happen in the future. This movie is included in the watching list with the best plot twist endings.
  • Cast- Brad Pitt, Meat Loaf, Edward Norton, and Zach Grenier
  • Directed by- David Fincher
  • Year of release- 1999
  • Star ratings- 8.8
  • Ending part- At the end of the movie, the storyteller disables a bomb that Tyler had set up in a van in the basement, and then he and Tyler get into a big fight. The fight ends with the storyteller being thrown downstairs and Tyler pursuing off some other place. When they next appear, they are in a place which is near the top of a skyscraper.

The Lord of The Rings: The Return of The Kings 

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  • Story- This movie involves 2 hobbits that are wandering around for their life. As they are under a mission to put the ring inside the fire without affecting anyone’s life. They both are under the eye of Gandalf and Aragorn.
  • Cast- Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, and Orlando Bloom
  • Directed by- Peter Jackson
  • Year of release- 2003
  • Star ratings- 8.9
  • Ending part- Finally, the Ring is destroyed and the world is on fire, which reduces into a small rock in the center of a lava flow. Two little hobbits dress over the rock, they cannot survive in this place for a long time. It’s an apocalyptic end for a story.

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  • Story- The movie is all about 2 youngsters falling in love with each other. As they both are traveling along on a ship name TITANIC. But destiny wants something against their fate and life. Winner of the Academy Award 11 times and nominated 14 times.
  • Cast- Leonardo DiCaprio, Billy Zane, Kate Winslet, and Kathy Bates
  • Directed by- James Cameron
  • Year of release- 1997
  • Star ratings- 7.8
  • Ending part- This film ended with an old Rose who secretly revealing she still owned the Heart of the Ocean necklace, the treasure which the crew had been searching for. She’s seen climbing onto the search ship’s rails in the middle of the night, dropping the necklace into the ocean over the ship’s wreck site.


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  • Story-This movie tells us about the biggest fight between 300 men against the Persians in early 480 B.C. It is one of the best epic ancient movies you have ever seen with a great cast and crew.
  • Cast- Gerard Butler, David Wenham, Lena Headey, and Dominic West
  • Directed by- Zack Snyder
  • Year of release- 2006
  • Star ratings- 7.6
  • Ending part- After three days of continuous fighting and killing more Persians over 20,000. As a final act of rebellion, Leonidas bows to Xerxes just before he throws a spear at him, which nearly misses Xerxes’s head and cuts his face, bowing in front of his queen before thousands of arrows fall down on him.

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  • Story- One most dangerous thief steals important information related to a corporate sector. He did this action while the other one is sleeping. He went through a dreaming portal and set an inverse plan inside the C.E.O’s mind for some unusual event.
  • Cast- Leonardo DiCaprio, Elliot Page, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Ken Watanabe
  • Directed by- Christopher Nolan
  • Year of release- 2010
  • Star ratings- 8.8
  • Ending part- The main character was spinning at the top which can easily be spun, and eventually hold in the real world. At the end of the story, when the robbery is proved a victory, then Cobb finally met with his kids, and he turns to the top one last time.

Planet of The Apes

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  • Story- A spaceship crashes on the planet of the apes with its crew members. There some most unknown species are living with talking ability. They enslaved those humans and treat them as their enemies.
  • Cast- Charlton Heston, Kim Hunter, Roddy McDowall, and Maurice Evans
  • Directed by- Franklin J. Schaffner
  • Year of release- 1968
  • Star ratings- 8
  • Ending part- It is announced that our space adventure was actually on Earth for the whole time, far into eternity.

Men in Black 3

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  • Story- One side Agent J wants to save his friend’s life Agent K. He undergone in the early times with the help of a time machine. There some unusual activities are performed and he met an adult Agent K of 1969.
  • Cast- Will Smith, Josh Brolin, Tommy Lee Jones, and Jemaine Clement
  • Directed by- Barry Sonnenfeld
  • Year of release- 2012
  • Star ratings- 6.8
  • Ending part- At the end of this movie, it was exposed that both agent J and K met when J was a young child. After James’ father died assisting the MIB, K had to neutralize J who thinks his father abandoned him. It was assumed that agent K had been watching over the young James for his entire life from the start.

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  • Story- You need to be more careful when you stole something. This story involves some band robbers who left a clue behind after their last robbery. Now they are under stress as they both are wanted by the police.
  • Cast- Al Pacino, Val Kilmer, Robert De Niro, and Jon Voight
  • Directed by- Michael Mann
  • Year of release- 1995
  • Star ratings- 8.2
  • Ending part- All 4 vehicles began firing. Two of his crew were killed in an alley while the third man on whom Chris Shiherlis is very loosely based, shot his way out and left. McCauley was shot and he died on the lawn of a nearby home.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which is the most rated IMDB movie?

The Shawshank Redemption is the high rated IMDb movie till now.

Does any movie have a 10 rating on IMDb?

Not most of them, but some have above 9 ratings on IMDb. The top one is The Shawshank Redemption.

What is the IMDb rating?

All the registered users can cast a vote (from 1 to 10) on every released movie in the database or history. Individual votes are then aggregated and compiled as a single IMDb rating, visible on the movie’s main page.

Final Answer

All the above-mentioned names having the great capability to grab attention easily. I hope you find this article worth reading. These are the best ending movies and are highly rated in all criteria. 

Some of them have a great story but rating wise they are not effective for the audience. Such movies are so much in demand. Hopefully, you like this article very helpful.

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