Top 10 Movies with the Worst Ending

The Top Ten
1 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

As much as I love the lord of the rings trilogy and I think this film is amazing. I have to admit the ending drags a bit.

It isn't even bad it's just so... Weird!

2 War of the Worlds (2005)

Till the end of the movie, I was waiting for the twist to turn to "Happy Ending", and at the end, I was happy it would be an sad ending movie, then bam! He found a method! Sad movie..

3 Star Wars Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

I didn't think the original ending was powerful enough. I mean it's just them at a bonfire and luke meets up with the ghosts of anakin, yoda, and obi-wan. That's it.

4 The Devil Inside

The movie ends with a link to a website that has the movie's ending, but due to the studio not wanting to pay for the domain anymore, the site now no longer exists. And now, you have a movie that has an ending that will never be revealed.

They crash the car and then... A website link. Two hours of my life I'll never get back.

5 Planet of The Apes

Never explained about how the end of that movie came to be. Maybe there will be a movie to explain this

It was basically just a worse version of the ending to the original movie

6 Sunshine
7 The Amazing Spider-Man 2

I know, I thought they were going to make a third installment until it was cancelled and the franchise was rebooted again.

8 The Abyss

This movie was well on it's way to becoming one of Cameron's best. A brilliantly realistic depiction of the under sea world. The Ed Harris/Elizabeth Mastrantonio scene dying and returning was stupendous.
But ending that movie with ET and everyone doing the Spielberg look of awe destroyed what came before. And, I won't even mention the end appearance of Chris Elliot a funny man in such a deadly serious film. ridiculous.

Epicly bad ending on an otherwise good movie. Perhaps the biggest drop off of all time.

9 Titanic

For those dumbasses who thought the ending is predictable,

You're supposed to know that the ship will eventually sink. That is what makes the story so tragic. If they decided to change the ending to ACTUAL HISTORY and have a happy ending where the Titanic docks safely and Rose and Jack live happily ever after, it would completely insult the audience.

I hate it when people complain when movies are predictable when if they changed it in any other way it would be a mess!

What if Katniss died in the Hunger Games? What if Frodo was killed by a random Orc before he could throw the ring into amount Doom? What if Indiana Jones drank the wrong cup and he and his father died? The movie would be a complete waste of time! Honestly, no one went to see Titanic to see a love story with a happy ending. They wanted to see a love story that tragically ended with a huge shipwreck!

10 Australia
The Contenders
11 Lady In The Water

It's not the ending, the whole movie was crap. The best part of this movie was the ending, because it was over. I think this movie is only rivaled by Vanilla Sky.

All I've gotta say about the ending. We've just been shyamalaned!

12 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

While knowing had a crap ending, I mean. Really. Ok, Spalkos eye blowing up was cool. But...

I just have one thing to say about this one. ALIENS!?

What the heck man seriously that Russian died from the dumb ark

13 The Village

Scooby Doo man in a costume ending, but that's not even the twist.

I'm surprised this isn't in the top 5.

14 The Number 23
15 Knowing
16 The Mist

A Complete waste of time. Hopeless ending, racist leanings and stereotyping all people of faith as lunatics, pretty much sums it up. But go ahead and watch it. It was fun watching the looks on peoples faces when they left the theaters back when it was running. A couple of them even puked in the parking lot, but that might have been the beer they smuggled in.

The ending was BullS***, the main character kills everyone including his own son because he thought they were going to die and then moments later the mist clears up it leaves a huge sick pit in my stomach knowing if he only waited a few minutes later they would have all survived.

17 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2

Was it an ending? Another part must be there...

Seriously, it was all just a vision?

18 Broadcast News
19 No Country for Old Men

This movie was perfect for the first 3/4. But the fact that they skipped over the big climax that finished a major character's arc almost ruined the whole thing. Even though the book did the same thing, what works in a book dosen't work the same in a movie and NCfOM is the best example.

Also, why is would Return of the King be #2? That's probably my all-time favorite movie, so what if it had five endings? The more the merrier

Really the murder gets loose! A t least have him bleed out after suffering for a month.

20 Vanilla Sky
21 The Dark Knight Rises

It's not a bad ending. If anything it's just kind of confusing.

What is this doing on the list?! Take it off now!

This ending does not deserve to be on the list Cause it's the best ending I've ever seen

22 Ocean's Eleven

Bad ending? This movies ending was great! With them securing the loot in the most satisfying way possible, dressed up as SWAT! Then, Daniel Ocean goes to prison for a few months for violating parole, but it's only a few months, and he remarries his ex-wife. It's a pretty good ending if you ask me.

23 Color of Night
24 The Matrix Revolutions

Cried my eyes out for literally nothing, the main and the best characters died pointlessly, ruined my day. Wouldn't care too much if it wasn't my favorite movie ever, but since it was so good, that damn ending really hurt.

25 Pay It Forward

This defeated the whole purpose of the underlying message.

Help others out and you'll get hurt.

Great Ending *Sarcasm*

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