Top 10 Movies with the Best Plot Twists

Twist endings are when at the end of a certain story, you realize what really happened about something, that was hidden all along the tale and which finally makes sense.... In the End...

Spoiler alert! Don't read through this list if you don't like spoilers. These are the greatest plot-twists of all time, and if you haven't seen these movies, they will blow your mind.

NOTICE: These are all pretty famous movies on here, so there is a chance you'll know most of them before you even see them. The list item title is just the movie's name, and the comments may contain the plot-twist. So if you haven't seen the movie or know the twist, don't read the comments!
The Top Ten
1 The Usual Suspects

This blown me away. Fight Club, I knew the ending in the first 5 minutes of watching the film. I have yet to watch "The Prestige" but I will soon.

In the meantime, if you have not seen The Usual Suspects, you must!

What's not to love about this movie? Kevin Spacey winning that Oscar was much deserved! He putting one over on the police and his clean getaway was classic. Very well done!

The identity of the criminal mastermind is revealed

2 The Sixth Sense

I felt like the dumbest person on Earth, but at the same time was in love with how well done the story was and how it lead up to the big twist! Definitely one of the best movies of all time!

What a movie! Roger Ebert himself was blindsighted by the end. Even if you guess the end, the movie is still brilliant

It should be required watching. It has the best ending of all time.

3 Fight Club

I saw Fight Club for the first time in 2014 and somehow never heard about the twist. I loved every second of the movie the first time I saw it, and when the twist happened at the end it completely blew me away. Incredible movie.

This is actually my favorite movie of all times, not just the one with the best twist ending

It turns out that the narrator and Tyler Durden are the same person

4 Memento

Honestly, it's a good movie and all, but in the end it's just a story played backwards and I could actually see the twist coming. I think it deserves to be on this list, because of good acting and in the end a great story, but I'm just writing this because in my opinion Fight club should be over this one, because you definitely couldn't think of this ending! No disrespect to this movie anyway.

The best twist endings are the ones that provide some new insight into the character and his motivations, and this is one of those. The set up for this movie is nearly perfect, and the twist is no exception.

5 The Prestige

Saw? Seriously? Thanks God, I'm not a kid to love stupid saw franchise.
The Prestige is already cult film with smart storyline and phenomenal ending. I could easily predict The Usual Suspects' ending but I was blown away with this one

A mind boggling film with great suspense and phenomenal ending. I wish every film was like this one.

6 Psycho

I already guessed it what's going to happen. So I don't think its very twisty to this gen viewers. But yeah, for a 60s movie its very twisting.

Norman Bates' mother is dead, and Norman is pretending to be her while killing people.

7 Saw

I love thriller, and this was the best thriller that I have ever seen. When I started seeing this, I was fully conscious what gonna happen next... It is awesome... Specially the third part...

John "Jigsaw" Kramer has been in the same room as the bathroom trap during the whole movie. The hospital worker they thought was the mastermind is merely an accomplice.

The only movie of the Saw franchise, with a good plot twist to be honest well besides Saw II but that's it.

8 Oldboy
9 Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Only #15? Seriously? Don't get me wrong; 90s twists and Hitchcock twists are fine in their own right, but this one comes from what is RIGHTFULLY known as one of the greatest scenes in cinema history! The best part: Lucas had been planning it as he made A New Hope, (previously just known as Star Wars).

If the ending wasn't ruined to you like it wasn't to me and you see that it changed everything for you. While there were some good endings in movies, none shocked the world like this one

The definition of "suffering from success." It was *such* a good plot twist that literally everyone knows that Darth Vader is Luke's father and people forget that it's a plot twist.

10 The Others

A dark and ominous ghost story... And the ending is as eerie as they come.

Ripped off sixth sense with the twist

The Contenders
11 Identity

This is a good one.
If you haven't seen it, watch it.

12 Seven
13 Shutter Island

One of my favourite movies ever.

14 The Baby (1973)
15 Frailty
16 The Silence of the Lambs
17 Vertigo
18 Matchstick Men
19 The Crying Game
20 Charade
21 Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

'You dare use my own spells against me, Potter. Yes...I'm the Half-Blood Prince.' chills every time. Rest in peace, Alan Rickman. You were a gift to cinema.

To be honest, the real plot twist of the series is in the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

This is the most dullest movie ever this is one of the worst Harry Potter movie

22 What Lies Beneath
23 Saw II
24 In Bruges
25 Fallen
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