Greatest Movie Endings


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21 Midnight Express
22 City Lights
23 Inception

Come On! The ending of this movie has been ravaged for years! Undoubtedly the best ending of all time!

This must go higher. NOW.

Everyone is waiting for the top to stop spinning and then credits roll.. god damnit!

24 Unforgiven
25 The Shining

Crazy ending. Flipped my mind 180 degrees. - zxm

26 Heartbreakers
27 Planet of the Apes

Best ending of then all. Should be higher.

Wow... This isn't this on top 10, if not no. 1. The greatest enemies of humanity are humans themselves. Those maniacs...

28 The Last Detail
29 Rosemary's Baby
30 Alien 3
31 High Tension
32 Memento

"Now, where was I? "
Best closing line ever.

33 Oldboy

One of the best movies you will ever see

34 The Road Warrior
35 2001: A Space Odyssey

Some endings defy explanation, and love or hate this movie, (though no one hates this movie; those who think they hate it just don't understand it), this ending is 1. absolutely magnificent. No matter what one thinks of the movie as a whole, it is visually dazzling beginning to end. 2. It popularized the opening and closing score of the movie. Now one of the most iconic and recognizable in cinema, it has found countless uses in popular culture. 3. Most importantly, though, the uncertainty and lack of a straight forward meaning leaves it up for interpretation. That is why it is the greatest movie ending of all time.

How is this so low on this list. Anyone who has seen the ending will know that this is not only a visually beautiful ending, but one that will leave your head spinning for hours the first time you see it. Should be first, in my opinion.

Weird ending. - zxm

36 The Fugitive
37 The Wizard of Oz
38 Saving Private Ryan

The part where Tom Hanks shoots the Tank with a pistol was absolutely epic, and how it blew up was awesome.

39 The Godfather

Though this is not the end the christening scene was one of the best in movie history, and when Michael lies to his wife about murdering his brother in law it shows that he is one of the most evil deceiving characters of all time

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40 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Everybody hate this ending only because its like a 20 endings, but common people are good and not so infinite

Which ending? - errrr

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