Top 10 Movies with the Worst Ending

The Top Ten

1 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Product Image

I didn't even think this movie was going to end

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

2 War of the Worlds (2005) War of the Worlds (2005) Product Image

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 Star Wars Episode VI - Return of the Jedi Product Image

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.

Only big flaw with the original trilogy

4 The Devil Inside The Devil Inside Product Image

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 Planet of The Apes Product Image

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

Just a ridiculous ending in all ways

It's like they left a whole movie out

6 Sunshine Sunshine Product Image

It turned from a sci-fi film into a slasher film

7 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Product Image

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 The Abyss Product Image

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 Titanic Product Image

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!

Such a boring predictable lump of crap
All the people died on the boat and nobody gave a damn. It was so self centred on the two main characters. One of the cheesiest American remakes ever!

Three hours of horribly boring dribble, only to leave us with the most predictable, cliched ending of all time.

Lets just get this straight there was enough room for 2 come on!

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The Contenders

11 Lady In The Water Lady In The Water Product Image

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 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Product Image

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

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!?

So this Indiana Jones movie has aliens, ALIENS really?

13 The Number 23 The Number 23 Product Image
14 Knowing Knowing Product Image

the whole film was boring and the ending was disappointing in addition. N. Cage showed awful acting too

15 The Village The Village Product Image

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

They pretty much gave it away with like 20-30 minutes left

Living in the wild life preserve

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

16 The Mist The Mist Product Image

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.

It makes no sence! You have an epic idea, epic monsters, good actors. and suddenly he just randomly kills his kid because he thinks there going to die. In the book the run to safety, even the man with that big moustache survives!

Everyone states that this movie is unbeatable masterpiece and even classic. I say WHAT? OK, it wasn't bad but it wasn't great at the same time. And yes, the ending was stupid

God I wanted to throw up, he killed everyone because he wanted to have the horrible death that never came when the military came and saved the day.

17 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 Product Image

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

Seriously, it was all just a vision?

18 Broadcast News Broadcast News Product Image

One of my favorite movies of all time. especially albert brooks character. awful tagged on ending

19 No Country for Old Men No Country for Old Men Product Image

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 Vanilla Sky Product Image
21 Ocean's Eleven Ocean's Eleven Product Image

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.

22 The Dark Knight Rises The Dark Knight Rises Product Image

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

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

Danteem probably put this ending here, he is the only in the world than hate this end

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

23 Color of Night Color of Night Product Image
24 The Matrix Revolutions The Matrix Revolutions Product Image

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.

Why isn't this ranked higher this is the worst ending ever it ruined the whole movie and didn't explain any of the important questions raised

25 Pay It Forward Pay It Forward Product Image

This defeated the whole purpose of the underlying message.

Help others out and you'll get hurt.

Great Ending *Sarcasm*

The ending made me wish I hadn't watch the entire movie

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