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 suspense, clever, interesting, intense, twist ending and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with twists and turns, storytelling, dialogue, crimes, murder, police investigation, plot twist, secrets, mentor and justice plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as twists & turns: Gone Girl (2014), Memento (2000), Inside Man (2006), Wild Tales (2014), Now You See Me 2 (2016), Snatch (2000), The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), Who Am I (2014), The Butterfly Effect (2004), Matchstick Men (2003).

List of twists & turns movies

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, suspense, twist ending, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: twists and turns, mystery, infidelity, murder mystery, adultery, investigation, missing person, femme fatale, manipulation, police investigation, missing wife, disappearance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, year 2012
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, missouri, st. louis missouri
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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, twist ending, surprise ending, suspense, philosophical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: amnesia, memory loss, murder, plot twist, mystery, memory, revenge, twists and turns, paranoia, psychology, vengeance, haunted by the past ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Inside Man (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Bank robber Dalton Russell enters a Manhattan bank, locks the doors and takes hostages, working methodically and without haste. Detective Frazier is assigned to negotiate, but his mind is occupied with the corruption charges he is facing. With an ...
Style: clever, surprise ending, tricky, suspense, confusing ...
Plot: heist, robbery, bank robbery, hostage, bank, crimes, police, perfect crime, master criminal, manipulation, thief, deception ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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Wild Tales (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, France, UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress.
Style: suspense, psychological, tense, cynical, twist ending ...
Plot: multiple storylines, dark humor, human nature, revenge, fighting the system, corruption, destiny, wedding party, violence, vengeance, twists and turns, air disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, south america, latin america
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Now You See Me 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Hong Kong
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: entertaining, suspense, surprise ending, exciting, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, con artists, illusionist, magic, con men, manipulation, runaway, technology, chase, twists and turns, magician, hypnotist ...
Time: 2010s, year 1984, 80s
Place: london, las vegas, macau, tower bridge london, new jersey ...
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Snatch (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The second film from British director Guy Ritchie. Snatch tells an obscure story similar to his first fast-paced crazy character-colliding filled film “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.” There are two overlapping stories here – one is the ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, funny, witty, non-linear ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gambling, crimes, sarcasm, criminal heroes, gangsters, caper, cons and scams, graphic violence, master criminal, crime gone awry, robbery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: england, london, belgium, antwerp, europe
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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
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, witty, surreal, dramatic ...
Plot: hotel, adventure, mentor protege relationship, prison escape, luxury hotel, murder, prison, painting, escapades, gunfight, fictional country, art theft ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 60s, 80s, year 1985 ...
Place: eastern europe, alps, europe, hungary, central europe
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Who Am I (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Benjamin, a young German computer whiz, is invited to join a subversive hacker group that wants to be noticed on the world's stage.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful, twist ending, stylized ...
Plot: hacker, computer, hacking, computers and web, computer hacker, computer cracker, split personality, cybercrime, mind game, gang, twists and turns, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany
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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, philosophical, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: time travel, time loop, butterfly effect, memory loss, alternate reality, memory, changing the past or future, mind control, twists and turns, life philosophy, child abuse, alternate universe ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Matchstick Men (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A phobic con artist and his protege are on the verge of pulling off a lucrative swindle when the con artist's teenage daughter arrives unexpectedly.
Style: suspense, psychological, twist ending, intellectual, feel good ...
Plot: con artists, cons and scams, twists and turns, mental illness, heist, con men, crimes, life philosophy, slick, father daughter relationship, obsession, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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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, exciting, tricky, suspense, confusing ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, twists and turns, investigation, deja vu, terrorism, police investigation, changing the past or future, crimes, special agents, alternate timeline, parallel universe ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
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Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
Genre: Action, 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: twist ending, surprise ending, psychological, tense, exciting ...
Plot: prison, justice, vengeance, vigilantism, investigation, master criminal, murder, fighting the system, lawyer, mind game, courtroom, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
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10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After getting in a car accident, a woman is held in a shelter with two men, who claim the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, twist ending, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, kidnapping, post apocalypse, alien invasion, alien, end of the world, bunker, paranoia, survivalist, bomb shelter, underground bunker, ufo ...
Time: 2010s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
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Lucky Number Slevin (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK, 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, neo noir, clever, suspense, confusing ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: twists and turns, hitman, mystery, crimes, disorder, revenge, mistaken identity, organized crime, mysterious character, master criminal, deception, mafia ...
Time: contemporary, year 1979, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery
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: clever, intellectual, suspense, atmospheric, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sherlock holmes, steampunk, riddles and clues, intelligence, talented, detective inspector, battle of wits, murderer, mind game, hotshot hero, conspiracy, adventure ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, edwardian era, 1890s
Place: england, paris france, europe, london, germany ...
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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: entertaining, suspense, clever, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, boys' night, teens
Plot: heist, con artists, perfect crime, robbery, con men, crimes, planning, cheating, thief, twists and turns, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, rome italy, paris france, europe, new orleans ...
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The Best Offer (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Virgil Oldman is a world renowned antiques expert and auctioneer. An eccentric genius, he leads a solitary life, going to extreme lengths to keep his distance from the messiness of human relationships. When appointed by the beautiful but emotionally ...
Style: twist ending, psychological, enigmatic, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: twists and turns, loneliness, art theft, art collector, art, collector, deception, solitude, adult virgin, mysterious character, obsession, age difference ...
Time: 18th century, contemporary, 21st century
Place: vienna, prague, europe, italy
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11.22.63 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An English teacher travels back in time to prevent the Kennedy assassination, but discovers he is attached to the life he has made in a bygone era.
Style: stylized, exciting, suspense, cerebral, thought provoking ...
Plot: time travel, time traveler, assassination, time, kennedy assassination, changing the past or future, altering history, surveillance, murder, conspiracy theory, love, conspiracy ...
Time: 60s, future, 20th century, year 1963, 2010s ...
Place: usa, dallas texas
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Before I Go to Sleep (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her.
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, mystery, psychiatrist, obsession, life turned upside down, memory, uncover truth, psychology, investigation, domestic violence, doctors and patients ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, year 1999, year 2013 ...
Place: england, london
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Stonehearst Asylum (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, 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: gothic, twist ending, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, twists and turns, insanity, mental patient, psychiatrist, doctors, plot twist, doctors and patients, conspiracy, mad scientist, madhouse ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, year 1900
Place: england, usa, tuscany, london
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Angels & Demons (2009)
Genre: Action, 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: suspenseful, exciting, intellectual, suspense, twist ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: conspiracy, twists and turns, illuminati, investigation, murder, riddles and clues, religions or cults, professor, catholicism, expert, ancient, religion ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, vatican, italy, europe, geneva switzerland ...
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Spotlight (2015)
Genre: Biography, 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, thought provoking, suspense, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: journalism, lawyer, investigation, investigative journalism, sexual abuse, conspiracy, newspaper, catholicism, child abuse, cover up, journalist, expose ...
Time: year 2001, 70s, 2000s, 20th century, year 2002 ...
Place: boston, massachusetts, new england, florida
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Nightcrawler (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When Lou Bloom, desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.
Style: psychological, neo noir, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: character study, journalism, sociopath, cynicism, journalist, ethics, home invasion, morality, graphic violence, crime scene, tv news, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, venice beach california
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Se7en (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, surprise ending, tense, neo noir ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, twists and turns, police, psychology, police investigation, psychopath, insanity, crimes, killings, murder, powerful ending ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
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Taking Lives (2004)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Recruited to assist Montreal police in their desperate search for a serial killer who assumes the identities of his victims, FBI profiler Illeana Scott knows it's only a matter of time before the killer strikes again. Her most promising lead is ...
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, twists and turns, murder investigation, dangerous attraction, strong female lead, fatal attraction, murder mystery, tough girl, police investigation, fake identity, female agent, fbi ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, year 2004, 80s ...
Place: usa, canada, montreal, pennsylvania
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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, scary, twist ending, tense, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, claustrophobia, survival, mystery, school, trapped, underground bunker, psychology, bunker, youth, twists and turns, female psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales, england
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Altered Carbon (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After 250 years on ice, a prisoner returns to life in a new body with one chance to win his freedom: by solving a mind-bending murder.
Style: exciting, futuristic, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, consciousness, investigation, murder, resistance fighter, virtual reality, multiple storylines, twists and turns, adventure, body swapping, doppelganger ...
Time: future, distant future
Place: san francisco
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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: psychological, twist ending, bleak, gloomy, neo noir ...
Plot: revenge, incest, vengeance, mind game, older man younger woman relationship, psychological torture, kidnapping, confined, brother sister relationship, imprisonment, loneliness, father daughter incest ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, year 1988, year 2003, 20th century ...
Place: south korea, korea, asia, new york, seoul ...
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Unknown (2011)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An American biologist attending a conference in Berlin awakens from a coma after a car accident, only to discover that someone has taken his identity and that no one, not even his wife, believes him. With the help of an illegal immigrant and a ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: twists and turns, memory loss, investigation, uncover truth, conspiracy, chase, amnesia, mysterious character, lone hero, disorder, crimes, spy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, 2010s
Place: berlin germany, germany
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Gothika (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a car crash, a criminal psychologist (Halle Berry) comes to, only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband -- but she has no memory ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, gothic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, serial killer, murder, investigation, psychiatrist, supernatural, mental institution, insanity, mind game, hospital, mystery, crazy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, connecticut
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