Greatest Movie Endings


The Top Ten

1 Fight Club

Who could forget those buildings being blown up after we found out the truth about Tyler Durden? Truly the best movie ending of all time

The best movie to remind everyone of the important things in life, and make them realise how stupid society is - Mercedes

Everything that's already been said is my opinion too, I just want to add that the pixie song "where is my mind" was the perfect song for it and all in all it just blew me away. Don't forget the dick, just awesome

So unperdictable, who on earth could figure out how the makers came up with the truth of Tyler Durdan

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2 The Sixth Sense

great movie with a great ending, but why isn't
the empire strikes back on the list

I love all the ending starting from Fight club, Seven to The silence of lamb, BUT! this movie give me a tight slap, cmon he is the GHOST! :p
- mesh13

Brilliantly made, perfect ending! - magicbiscuittree

Amazing, the end scene is the closest I have come to crying in a movie

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3 The Shawshank Redemption

The happiest ending (let alone the greatest) that I've ever seen.

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4 The Usual Suspects

The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist

"And like that, he's gone. "Brilliant ending. Left my jaw open for 10 minutes.

The ending shocked me as hell

Ridiculous ending wow awesome jaw opened for half hour come on # 3?

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5 The Silence of the Lambs

My favorite movie of all time. The opening is really good, the score is bae, the plot is great, the characters are likeable and had the perfect ending. No other film can beats Silence of the Lambs, the best movie of all time

I'm having an old friend for dinner. - louiethefly

There's a lot of good endings, but no one can beat silence of the lambs, an old friend for dinner

Disturbing with a mix of being glad some how.

6 Psycho

I had watched a lot of movies like this movie. That's why I already guessed the main story of this movie. But for a 60s movie, yes it has good ending. - zxm

7 Se7en


Absolutely brilliant. Yes the other movie endings above are phenominal but this one truly is the winner. The whole movie is dark and grimy and while it is not a torture porn or gore flick it certainly doesn't shy away from blood, death, and several particularly nasty scenes and implications. But the end...

The ending is a bright country side, a polar opposite to everything leading up to the climax. At this point we're happy, but wary, as viewers- I mean, hey, we've caught the bad guy, we win. And then you see Morgan Freeman's face as he looks in "The Box" and swings around to look at Mills, far in the back ground. That line "Back off, John Doe has the upper hand, I repeat, he has the upper hand" completely throws off the viewer. Mills (Brad Pitt) has a gun to the bad guy's head. And then everything falls apart as he reveals it is Mill's wife's head, and that John Doe and Mills are to be the final sins if Mill's chooses to kill Doe.

No gore is seen, none ...more

This ending takes the prize for the most disturbing ending. They didn't even show anything that was visually disgusting. A mind-boggling and chilling end, no cop-out, no ridiculous twist, just the awful truth.

Simply the best ending I have seen (and yes I've seen all the movies in the top ten on this list) Absolutely jaw dropping.

8 Saw

Actually Unpredictable
The Gloom and the that was created around the time of the ending made the dialog super awesome

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9 Jaws

Awesome, the music, the lines, the psychological events, the adventure during those last few second. EPIC

A very satisfying ending, one of the best.

That explosion was awesome! And Roy schieders line was funny! Kick butt ending!

10 The Dark Knight Rises

Its inspirational. Anybody can be the hero.

Yes, but it was the exact same ending of the postman

If you're talking about the cafe bit than I agree. If the bit with Joseph Gordon-Levit going into the batcave, no. That dosen't round off the trilogy like the other one does. It leaves the field open for a Dark Knight Ends or something. - SuperheroSith

The Newcomers

? Citizen Kane
? The Karate Kid

The Contenders

11 The Others

The twist at the end of this movie is brilliant. Never saw it coming... Then everything just seems to line up..

12 The Dark Knight

The last 2 minutes were orgasmic

The end is sheer poetry! On a Robert Frost level!

Because we have to chase him. He isn't a hero. He is a silent guardian. A watchful protector. A dark knight.
Gary Oldman - 2008 - SuperheroSith

13 Heartbreakers
14 The Green Mile

How about this one? The whole time you watched this movie but never expected the ending. Missed the "counting". The ending is what I like most about the movie. - zxm

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15 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2
16 Monsters, Inc. V 1 Comment
17 Alien 3
18 High Tension
19 Oldboy

One of the best movies you will ever see

20 The Matrix

I love the ending of this movie it gets me so pumped - roblist

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1. The Green Mile
2. Shutter Island
3. Inception
1. Se7en
2. Monty Python's Life of Brian
3. The Sixth Sense
1. The Usual Suspects
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