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 twists and turns, clever, suspense, interesting, suspenseful and intense films and TV shows about / with twists & turns, storytelling, murder, dialogue, mentor, police investigation, vengeance, violence, secrets and plot twist plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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twists & turns movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as twists & turns: The Butterfly Effect (2004), Now You See Me 2 (2016), Gone Girl (2014), Law Abiding Citizen (2009), Ocean's Twelve (2004), Lucky Number Slevin (2006), Memento (2000), Wild Tales (2014), Pulp Fiction (1994), The Skin I Live In (2011).

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: mind bending, psychological, suspenseful, philosophical, twists and turns ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, twists & turns, haunted by the past, life philosophy, psychology, supernatural ability, child abuse, diary, altering history, memory, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
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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, twists and turns, tricky ...
Plot: twists & turns, illusionist, technology, con men, magic, heist, police investigation, on the run, manipulation, cheating, stage magic, disappearance ...
Time: 2010s, year 1984
Place: big ben london, macau, tower bridge london, china, new jersey ...
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 8.1
 808K
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, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: mystery, missing person, police investigation, investigation, femme fatale, disappearance, manipulation, twists & turns, missing wife, murder mystery, adultery, neo noir ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri, manhattan new york city, st. louis missouri
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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: surprise ending, serious, tense, twist ending, exciting ...
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, fighting the system, justice, murder, prison, twists & turns, crime, death, master criminal, mind game, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
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 6.5
 344K
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, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: twists & turns, con artists, heist, perfect crime, crime, thief, crimes, buddies, rivalry, jail, greed, goon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, amsterdam, paris france, chicago illinois, new jersey ...
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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, intellectual, cynical, clever, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: riddles and clues, twists & turns, mind game, private detective, sherlock holmes, steampunk, hotshot hero, mystery, verbal byplay, escapades, partners against crime, talented ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe, 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, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, twists & turns, mysterious character, manipulations, crime, mistaken identity, crimes, mafia, deception, disorder, revenge, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1979, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 8.4
 1.1M
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, twist ending, tense, suspense ...
Plot: memory loss, plot twist, mystery, revenge, uncover truth, twists & turns, amnesia, paranoia, vengeance, haunted by the past, murder, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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 8.1
 163K
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: tense, psychological, dark humor, cynical, biting ...
Plot: human nature, twists & turns, wedding party, revenge, unlikely criminals, fighting the system, vengeance, corruption, violence, destiny, farce, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
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 8.9
 1.7M
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, witty, interesting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gunfight, hitman, twists & turns, crime, boxing, cocaine, drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, violence, overdose, gory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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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, twists and turns, disturbing, melancholic ...
Plot: sexual perversion, physical appearance, mad scientist, twists & turns, isolation, gender bending, rape, plastic surgery, insanity, obsession, disfigurement, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, year 2006
Place: spain, europe
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 6.5
 58K
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: surprise ending, twist ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: army investigation, twists & turns, corruption, murder, military, mind game, crimes, military life, rivalry, army, survivor, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: panama
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 6.2
 43K
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, twist ending, tense, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, youth, danger, psychologist, twists & turns, bunker, claustrophobia, psychology, survival, isolation, mystery, school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, wales
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 6.6
 52K
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, psychology, mind game, profiler, police investigation, murder mystery, psychopath, twists & turns, crimes, police detective, crime, agoraphobia ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, boston
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 7.0
 285K
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, investigation, time loop, terrorism, deja vu, police investigation, danger, special agents, foreknowledge, twists & turns, shooting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA
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: stylized, offbeat, witty, atmospheric, melancholic ...
Plot: inheritance, existentialism, hotel, greed, twists & turns, mentor protege relationship, legendary, escapades, disorder, adventure, servant, friendship ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1960s, 30s, year 1968 ...
Place: europe, eastern europe, hungary, alps, central europe
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 6.2
 126K
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, serious ...
Plot: elevator, devil, mystery, trapped in an elevator, mysterious character, supernatural, danger, sin, captivity, police investigation, suspicion, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
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 7.2
 316K
Speed (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hostage, danger, bomb, rescue, hostages, save the day, twists & turns, bus, hijacking, trapped, chases and races, unlikely partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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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: twist ending, gothic, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, insanity, mental patient, twists & turns, doctors and patients, doctor patient relationship, uncover truth, stolen identity, infatuation, escape, love ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: england, usa, london
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 8.1
 393K
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, psychological, talky, tense, emotional ...
Plot: conspiracy, journalism, catholicism, investigation, pedophilia, twists & turns, child abuse, catholic church, sex scandal, lawyer, newspaper, catholic ...
Time: year 2001, year 2002, year 1976
Place: boston, florida
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 8.6
 1.4M
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: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, mind game, police investigation, master criminal, crime, psychopath, investigation, police detective, psychology, killings, torture, police ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: united states, usa
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 8.2
 66K
11.22.63 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, suspense, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, assassination, surveillance, kennedy assassination, time, time traveler, murder, conspiracy, historical event, altering history, twists & turns ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s, 50s, year 1963 ...
Place: usa, dallas texas
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The Gingerbread Man (1998)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Savannah lawyer Rick Magruder is at a party celebrating his courtroom victory defending a cop killer when a member of the catering staff, Mallory Doss, discovers her car has been stolen. Having had a few drinks, Magruder offers to give her a lift ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: lawyer, psychopath, twists & turns, courtroom, femme fatale, law firm, crime, couples, parents and children, crimes, courtroom drama, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: georgia
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Final Destination (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a teenager has a terrifying vision of him and his friends dying in a plane crash, he prevents the accident only to have Death hunt them down, one by one.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, death, characters killed one by one, destiny, psychic, youth, survival, air disaster, supernatural, life & death, group of friends, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, paris france
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Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai (2018)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Puberty Syndrome—a rumored, mysterious syndrome that only affects those in their puberty. For example, a bunny girl suddenly appeared in front of Sakuta Azusagawa. The bunny girl's real identity is Mai Sakurajima, a teenage celebrity who is ...
Style: sweet, feel good, colourful, light, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: school, siblings relations, romance, youth, teenage life, ambition, fall in love, twists & turns, family problems, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, parents and children ...
Place: japan
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 8.1
 129K
Altered Carbon (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: futuristic, exciting, captivating, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, investigation, murder, adventure, distant future, resistance fighter, virtual reality, female nudity, twists & turns, artificial intelligence, consciousness, deception ...
Time: future
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 6.8
 6K
Luce (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A star athlete and top student, Luce's idealized image is challenged by one of his teachers when his unsettling views on political violence come to light, putting a strain on family bonds while igniting intense debates on race and identity.
Style: thought provoking, non-linear, suspense, psychological, twists and turns
Plot: twists & turns, trust, foster home, social problems, politics, teenager, parent child relationship, society, conflict, teenage life, interracial, school ...
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The Big Lebowski (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sport
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, absurd, surreal, offbeat, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nihilism, dialogue, bowling, hippie, kidnapping, marijuana, slacker, mistaken identity, vandalism, crimes, stoners, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, malibu california, pasadena california, california
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 7.7
 229K
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, heartbreaking, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, missing child, fighting the system, missing person, uncover truth, insanity, serial killer, police, corruption, life is a bitch, desperation, loss of son ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, canada, seattle washington
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 8.4
 487K
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: bleak, psychological, twist ending, atmospheric, brutal ...
Plot: incest, father daughter incest, revenge, losing-it hero, vengeance, loneliness, sin, confined, mind game, older man younger woman relationship, brother sister incest, torture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, year 1988, 20th century ...
Place: korea, asia, stockholm sweden, south korea, hong kong ...
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