Twist ending movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant twist ending movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out twist ending, psychological, psychological thriller, suspense, surprise ending and intense films and TV shows about / with plot twist, storytelling, twists and turns, psychology, mystery, murder, dialogue, police investigation, crimes and secrets plots mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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 1871
twist ending movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as twist ending: Identity (2003), The Others (2001), Primal Fear (1996), The Game (1997), The Departed (2006), The Prestige (2006), Fight Club (1999), Memento (2000), The Skeleton Key (2005), Shutter Island (2010).

List of twist ending movies

 7.3
 250K
Identity (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.
Style: twist ending, scary, suspenseful, mind bending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mystery, mental disorder, investigation, murder mystery, stranded, split personality, psychology, murder, characters killed one by one, rainstorm, dissociative identity disorder ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: nevada, usa, florida
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 7.6
 368K
The Others (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA, France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Grace is a religious woman who lives in an old house kept dark because her two children, Anne and Nicholas, have a rare sensitivity to light. When the family begins to suspect the house is haunted, Grace fights to protect her children at any cost in ...
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, suspense, scary, dark ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, afterlife, twists and turns, mysterious character, nightmare, able to see the dead, uncover truth, spiritualism, isolation, supernatural horror ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe, english channel, england
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 7.7
 219K
Primal Fear (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case gets a lot more complex when the accused reveals that there may or may not ...
Style: twist ending, psychological, surprise ending, neo noir, tense ...
Plot: twists and turns, plot twist, court, mental illness, lawyer, murder, legal investigation, corruption, courtroom drama, psychology, split personality, courtroom ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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 7.7
 396K
The Game (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a coldhearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad -- a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game. In nearly a nanosecond, ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful, intellectual ...
Plot: twists and turns, mystery, mind game, manipulation, game, uncover truth, life turned upside down, psychology, scheme, surveillance, life philosophy, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, seattle, mexico
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 8.5
 1.3M
The Departed (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 151 min.
Story: To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises ...
Style: twist ending, suspense, surprise ending, clever, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, police, crimes, mole, organized crime, undercover cop, working undercover, corruption, twists and turns, violence, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, china, taiwan ...
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 8.5
 1.3M
The Prestige (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, intellectual, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: twists and turns, obsession, magic, rivalry, plot twist, illusion, uninhibited rivalry, magic trick, secrets, illusionist, secret, deception ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, future, edwardian era, 20th century ...
Place: london, colorado, europe, england
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 8.8
 2.1M
Fight Club (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, thought provoking, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: twists and turns, imaginary friend, psychology, fight, plot twist, self destructing, fighting the system, split personality, insanity, losing-it hero, schizophrenia, against the rules ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: delaware, usa
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 8.4
 1.2M
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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The Skeleton Key (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house's dark past.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, suspenseful, gothic, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, occult, plot twist, voodoo, witchcraft, supernatural horror, twists and turns, black magic, ritual, supernatural, rite, haunted house ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: new orleans, louisiana
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 8.2
 1.3M
Shutter Island (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, suspense, confusing ...
Plot: twists and turns, plot twist, mental illness, investigation, insanity, mystery, psychology, psychiatrist, paranoia, mental institution, memory, schizophrenia ...
Time: year 1954, year 1945, 1940s, 20th century, year 1952 ...
Place: boston
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 8.1
 979K
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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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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 7.0
 232K
Orphan (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A married couple with a rocky past adopt 9-year old, Esther to fill the void created by a recently-stillborn baby. However, Esther is not quite who she seems.
Style: scary, psychological, twist ending, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: adoption, killer child, orphan, murder, female psychopath, twists and turns, mysterious character, parents and children, murderer, family in danger, serial killer, insanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut, estonia
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 6.5
 198K
Secret Window (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mort Rainey, a writer just emerging from a painful divorce with his ex-wife, is stalked at his remote lake house by a psychotic stranger and would-be scribe who claims Rainey swiped his best story idea. But as Rainey endeavors to prove his ...
Style: psychological, twist ending, tense, surprise ending, atmospheric ...
Plot: insanity, twists and turns, split personality, psychology, isolation, losing-it hero, nervous breakdown, murder, writer's life, mentally unstable, paranoia, mental illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, new york state
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 7.8
 120K
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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 7.7
 392K
The Machinist (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is dying of insomnia. In a machine shop, occupational hazards are bad enough under normal circumstances; yet for Trevor the risks are compounded by fatigue. Trevor has lost the ...
Style: psychological, twist ending, surreal, mind bending, surprise ending ...
Plot: insomnia, insanity, hallucination, paranoia, uncover truth, obsession, twists and turns, mysterious character, losing-it hero, schizophrenia, life is a bitch, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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 8.2
 990K
The Sixth Sense (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: twists and turns, ghost, afterlife, supernatural, mystery, psychology, death, psychiatrist, plot twist, life & death, boy, psychic power ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia
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 7.3
 419K
Unbreakable (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An ordinary man makes an extraordinary discovery when a train accident leaves his fellow passengers dead – and him unscathed. The answer to this mystery could lie with the mysterious Elijah Price, a man who suffers from a disease that renders his ...
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, psychological, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, plot twist, invulnerability, twists and turns, train crash, self discovery, father son relationship, supernatural ability, mystery, villain, a vision, supernatural power ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 60s, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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 7.7
 607K
Get Out (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Chris and his girlfriend Rose go upstate to visit her parents for the weekend. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend ...
Style: psychological, twist ending, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: racism, hypnosis, brainwashing, satire, cult, survival, kidnapping, abduction, secret society, disappearance, female villain, manipulation ...
Time: future, 2010s, 21st century
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york
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 8.1
 709K
Prisoners (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?
Style: psychological, twist ending, suspenseful, atmospheric, surprise ending ...
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, police investigation, revenge, vigilantism, brutality, torture, serial killer, vengeance, twists and turns, missing child, police ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, boston, usa
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 6.3
 57K
The Loft (2014)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Belgium, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: For five men, the opportunity to share a penthouse in the city -- in which to carry on extramarital affairs -- is a dream come true, until the dead body of an unknown woman turns up. Realizing that her killer must be one of their group, the men are ...
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, suspenseful, suspense, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: twists and turns, adultery, infidelity, murder, betrayal, murder mystery, uncover truth, adulterous husband, guilty pleasure, sex scene, cheating wife, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, new orleans, usa, san diego california
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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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 8.8
 2.3M
Inception (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another ...
Style: psychological, surreal, mind bending, twist ending, suspense ...
Plot: memory, alternate reality, subconscious, virtual reality, dream, fictional reality, teamwork, mind control, architecture, existentialism, imagination, lucid dream ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s
Place: paris france, japan, los angeles, new york, tokyo ...
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 7.6
 273K
Gone Baby Gone (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When 4 year old Amanda McCready disappears from her home and the police make little headway in solving the case, the girl's aunt, Beatrice McCready hires two private detectives, Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro. The detectives freely admit that ...
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: kids
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, private detective, twists and turns, conspiracy, police investigation, kidnapped child, missing child, moral dilemma, crimes, pedophile, child abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, ...
Style: inspirational, touching, philosophical, twist ending, uplifting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: prison, prison escape, freedom, existentialism, friendship between men, life, life sentence, hopes, life philosophy, plot twist, powerful ending, human spirit ...
Time: 1940s, year 1963, year 1965, year 1966, year 1947 ...
Place: usa, maine, pacific ocean, mexico
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 6.2
 135K
The Visit (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The terrifying story of a brother and sister who are sent to their grandparents' remote Pennsylvania farm for a weeklong trip. Once the children discover that the elderly couple is involved in something deeply disturbing, they see their chances ...
Style: suspense, twist ending, disturbing, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: murder, kids in trouble, siblings relations, elderly, family relations, found footage, farm, disturbed individual, sibling relationship, grandmother granddaughter relationship, parents and children, basement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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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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 6.9
 117K
Triangle (2009)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story revolves around the passengers of a yachting trip in the Atlantic Ocean who, when struck by mysterious weather conditions, jump to another ship only to experience greater havoc on the open seas.
Style: psychological, twist ending, surprise ending, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: time loop, twists and turns, ship, time travel, supernatural, ghost ship, ocean, isolation, insanity, sea, shipwreck, time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s, 1930s ...
Place: miami, florida, caribbean
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The Girl on the Train (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rachel Watson, devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes ...
Style: suspense, psychological, twist ending, suspenseful, tricky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, train, murder, police investigation, adultery, blackout, flashback, psychopath, ex husband ex wife relationship, obsession, investigation, learning the truth ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, london, usa
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 6.0
 67K
Dream House (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Publisher, Will Atenton quits a lucrative job in New York to relocate his wife, Libby and their daughters to a quaint town in New England. However, as they settle into their home the Atentons discover that a woman and her children were murdered ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, twists and turns, haunted house, plot twist, memory loss, insanity, riddles and clues, murder, mystery, nervous breakdown, crimes, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
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