Twists & turns movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant twists & turns movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out clever, suspense, interesting, suspenseful, intense and tense films and TV shows about / with storytelling, twists & turns, murder, dialogue, vengeance, mentor, secrets, plot twist, revenge and catastrophe plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
twists & turns
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twists & turns movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as twists & turns: The Butterfly Effect (2004), Wild Tales (2014), Ocean's Twelve (2004), Now You See Me 2 (2016), Gone Girl (2014), Speed (1994), The Hole (2001), Copycat (1995), The Skin I Live In (2011), Memento (2000).

List of twists & turns movies

The Butterfly Effect (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young man struggles to access sublimated childhood memories. He finds a technique that allows him to travel back into the past, to occupy his childhood body and change history. However, he soon finds that every change he makes has unexpected ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, suspense, suspenseful, philosophical ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, life philosophy, twists & turns, diary, psychology, hypnosis, child abuse, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, dungeon
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 8.1
 148K
Wild Tales (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress.
Style: tense, psychological, dark humor, cynical, biting ...
Plot: human nature, twists & turns, unlikely criminals, revenge, road rage, wedding party, corruption, violence, fighting the system, multiple storylines, destiny, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
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 6.5
 328K
Ocean's Twelve (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Danny Ocean reunites with his old flame and the rest of his merry band of thieves in carrying out three huge heists in Rome, Paris and Amsterdam – but a Europol agent is hot on their heels.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, entertaining, intellectual, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: heist, perfect crime, con artists, twists & turns, crime, buddies, thief, rivalry, jail, greed, goon, robbery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, amsterdam, paris france, new jersey, chicago illinois ...
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Now You See Me 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public’s adulation with their mind-bending spectacles, the Four Horsemen resurface only to find themselves face to face with a new enemy who enlists them to pull off their most dangerous heist yet.
Style: surprise ending, entertaining, exciting, tricky, suspense ...
Plot: technology, heist, twists & turns, con men, cheating, magic, stage magic, disappearance, manipulation, illusionist, on the run, police investigation ...
Time: year 1984, 2010s
Place: china, tower bridge london, macau, new jersey, big ben london ...
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 8.1
 749K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: missing person, police investigation, mystery, disappearance, femme fatale, manipulation, missing wife, investigation, infidelity, protagonist as suspect, mind game, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, 2000s
Place: missouri, usa, manhattan new york city, st. louis missouri
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 7.2
 299K
Speed (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Los Angeles SWAT cop Jack Traven is up against bomb expert Howard Payne, who's after major ransom money. First it's a rigged elevator in a very tall building. Then it's a rigged bus--if it slows, it will blow, bad enough any day, but ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hostages, bomb, danger, rescue, twists & turns, bus, hijacking, save the day, unlikely partners, ransom, terrorism, master criminal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 6.2
 42K
The Hole (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four teenagers at a British private school secretly uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground hole created decades ago as a possible bomb shelter.
Style: psychological, tense, twist ending, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, youth, psychologist, danger, twists & turns, isolation, mystery, school, bunker, survival, psychology, bulimia ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales, england
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 6.6
 49K
Copycat (1995)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An agoraphobic psychologist and a female detective must work together to take down a serial killer who copies serial killers from the past.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, mind game, profiler, psychopath, police investigation, police detective, twists & turns, crime, psychology, agoraphobia, violence, maniac ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, boston
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The Skin I Live In (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A brilliant plastic surgeon creates a synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, macabre, melancholic ...
Plot: mad scientist, physical appearance, surgery, isolation, sexual perversion, rape, gender bending, twists & turns, vengeance, insanity, obsession, disfigurement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, year 2006
Place: spain, europe
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 8.5
 1.0M
Memento (2000)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Suffering short-term memory loss after a head injury, Leonard Shelby embarks on a grim quest to find the lowlife who murdered his wife in this gritty, complex thriller that packs more knots than a hangman's noose. To carry out his plan, Shelby ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, tense, twist ending, suspense ...
Plot: memory loss, uncover truth, amnesia, vengeance, revenge, mystery, paranoia, haunted by the past, murder, twists & turns, rape, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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 6.5
 56K
Basic (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A DEA agent investigates the disappearance of a legendary Army ranger drill sergeant and several of his cadets during a training exercise gone severely awry.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corruption, murder, military, army, mind game, army investigation, crimes, twists & turns, military life, rivalry, deadly, survivor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: panama
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 8.9
 1.6M
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.
Style: dark humor, exciting, clever, rough, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, crime, violence, boxing, overdose, crime boss, criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, heroin, gunfight, twists & turns ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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The Big Lebowski (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski, a Los Angeles slacker who only wants to bowl and drink white Russians, is mistaken for another Jeffrey Lebowski, a wheelchair-bound millionaire, and finds himself dragged into a strange series of events ...
Style: humorous, talky, surreal, twists and turns, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nihilism, kidnapping, bowling, marijuana, mistaken identity, hippie, disorder, stoners, deception, vandalism, slacker, dialogue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, pasadena california, malibu california
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 7.7
 222K
Changeling (2008)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Christine Collins is overjoyed when her kidnapped son is brought back home. But when Christine suspects that the boy returned to her isn't her child, the police captain has her committed to an asylum.
Style: psychological, tense, sentimental, disturbing, heartbreaking ...
Plot: investigation, missing child, fighting the system, uncover truth, insanity, missing person, police, corruption, loss of son, trial, desperation, disorder ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, canada, seattle washington
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Stonehearst Asylum (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Harvard Medical School graduate takes a position at a mental institution and soon becomes obsessed with a female mental patient, but he has no idea of a recent and horrifying staffing change.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, gothic, twists and turns, stylized ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, mental patient, insanity, doctors and patients, twists & turns, doctor patient relationship, uncover truth, stolen identity, infatuation, torture, escape ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: medical school, england, usa, london
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 8.4
 451K
Oldboy (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: With no clue how he came to be imprisoned, drugged and tortured for 15 years, a desperate businessman seeks revenge on his captors.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, psychological, disturbing, twist ending ...
Plot: incest, vengeance, secret, revenge, loneliness, sin, losing-it hero, confined, mind game, father daughter incest, torture, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 2000s, 20th century
Place: korea, asia, south korea, hong kong, manhattan new york city ...
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 7.1
 274K
Deja Vu (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Called in to recover evidence in the aftermath of a horrific explosion on a New Orleans ferry, Federal agent Doug Carlin gets pulled away from the scene and taken to a top-secret government lab that uses a time-shifting surveillance device to help ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, suspense, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, investigation, changing the past or future, terrorism, police investigation, foreknowledge, special agents, danger, time loop, deja vu, shooting, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
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The Hateful Eight (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Bounty hunters seek shelter from a raging blizzard and get caught up in a plot of betrayal and deception.
Style: captivating, dark humor, suspense, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, hitman, mountain, stagecoach, blizzard, revenge, dialogue, brutality, betrayal, danger, twists & turns ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, usa
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Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.
Style: serious, exciting, psychological, tense, suspense ...
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, fighting the system, murder, master criminal, crime, justice, death, prison, mind game, perfect crime, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
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 6.5
 87K
Cellular (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man receives an emergency phone call on his cell phone from an older woman. She claims to have been kidnapped – and the kidnappers have targeted her husband and child next.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, police corruption, race against time, police, rescue, one man army, crime, hostage, track down, twists & turns, conspiracy, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 142 min.
Story: In 18th century France, the Chevalier de Fronsac and his Native American friend Mani are sent by the King to the Gevaudan province to investigate the killings of hundreds by a mysterious beast.
Style: gothic, exciting, atmospheric, suspense, tense ...
Plot: werewolf, legends and myths, beast, murder, adventure, aristocracy, martial arts, conspiracy, good versus evil, investigation, countryside, supernatural ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe, canada
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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, offbeat, witty, melancholic ...
Plot: hotel, inheritance, friendship, greed, mentor protege relationship, disorder, adventure, escapades, murder, mentor, painting, theft ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1960s, 30s, year 1968 ...
Place: europe, eastern europe, hungary, central europe, alps
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 6.2
 121K
Devil (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of people trapped in a elevator realizes that the devil is among them.
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, scary, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: elevator, trapped in an elevator, supernatural, mysterious character, devil, police investigation, danger, sin, captivity, mystery, death, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
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 8.1
 367K
Spotlight (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In 2001, editor Marty Baron of The Boston Globe assigns a team of journalists to investigate allegations against John Geoghan, an unfrocked priest accused of molesting more than 80 boys. Led by editor Walter "Robby" Robinson, reporters ...
Style: factual, psychological, talky, tense, emotional ...
Plot: conspiracy, journalism, pedophilia, catholicism, investigation, catholic church, child abuse, twists & turns, sex scandal, lawyer, newspaper, catholic ...
Time: year 1976, year 2001, year 2002
Place: boston, florida
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 6.7
 250K
Angels & Demons (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon investigates a mysterious symbol seared into the chest of a murdered physicist. He discovers evidence of the unimaginable, the rebirth of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati, the most powerful ...
Style: exciting, intellectual, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: riddles and clues, conspiracy, danger, investigation, religions or cults, scientist, ancient, search, christianity, professor, secret society, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, geneva switzerland, harvard university
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 7.0
 95K
The X Files (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Mulder and Scully, now taken off the FBI's X Files cases, must find a way to fight the shadowy elements of the government to find out the truth about a conspiracy that might mean the alien colonization of Earth.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ufo, evil alien, alien, fbi, first contact, mystery, government agency, investigation, paranoia, special agents, obsession, conspiracy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, prehistory, 1990s, future ...
Place: antarctica, texas, usa, london, europe ...
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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: There is a new criminal mastermind at large (Professor Moriarty) and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil and lack of conscience may give him an advantage over the detective.
Style: exciting, cynical, intellectual, witty, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: riddles and clues, private detective, mind game, hotshot hero, mystery, verbal byplay, partners against crime, escapades, twists & turns, intelligence, sherlock holmes, detective inspector ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era
Place: london, england, europe, paris france, switzerland ...
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Lucky Number Slevin (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Slevin is mistakenly put in the middle of a personal war between the city’s biggest criminal bosses. Under constant watch, Slevin must try not to get killed by an infamous assassin and come up with an idea of how to get out of his current dilemma. ...
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, clever, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, crime, mysterious character, manipulations, mistaken identity, deception, assassin, revenge, mystery, organized crime, death, loss of son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.1
 93K
Sphere (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The OSSA discovers a spacecraft thought to be at least 300 years old at the bottom of the ocean. Immediately following the discovery, they decide to send a team down to the depths of the ocean to study the space craft.They are the best of best, ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: paranoia, psychologist, survival, first contact, psychology, danger, supernatural, twists & turns, ocean or sea, adventure, ocean, imagination ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future
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A Perfect Getaway (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: For their honeymoon, newlyweds Cliff and Cydney head to the tropical islands of Hawaii. While journeying through the paradisaical countryside the couple encounters Kale and Cleo, two disgruntled hitchhikers and Nick and Gina, two wild but ...
Style: surprise ending, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: murderous pair, honeymoon, paranoia, serial killer, escapades, wilderness, manipulation, psychopath, murder, survival, twists & turns, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa
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