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The list contains the best, new and most relevant twist ending movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out twist ending, suspense, suspenseful, intense, clever and surprise ending films and TV shows about / with storytelling, dialogue, murder, violence, danger, mentor, catastrophe, blood, twists & turns and death plots mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as twist ending: Shutter Island (2010), The Departed (2006), Memento (2000), Alien: Covenant (2017), The Hole (2001), Inception (2010), Split (2016), Hard Candy (2005), Gone Girl (2014), Derailed (2005).
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Memento
Mystery, Thriller
USA
113 min.
 8.5
Inception
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA, UK
148 min.
 8.8
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Game Night
Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
USA
100 min.
 7.0
To Each, Her Own
Comedy
France
95 min.
 5.0

List of twist ending movies

 8.1
 942K
Shutter Island
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: surprise ending, psychological, suspenseful, twist ending, suspense ...
Plot: mental illness, uncover truth, mystery, reality vs fantasy, insanity, paranoia, plot twist, doctors and patients, psychology, mental institution, psychiatry, losing-it hero ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1954, year 1945 ...
Place: boston
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 8.5
 1.0M
The Departed
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, tense, bleak, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover cop, mole, crime, gangsters, mafia, police, working undercover, police investigation, law enforcement, corruption, police corruption, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, taiwan, harvard university, china
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 8.5
 980K
Memento
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, non-linear, twist ending, tense, suspense ...
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, revenge, uncover truth, vengeance, investigation, mystery, plot twist, flashback, murder, paranoia, neo-noir ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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 6.4
 204K
Alien: Covenant
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship 'Covenant' discovers what is thought to be an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world – which has its sole inhabitant the ...
Style: twist ending, suspense, suspenseful, enigmatic, bad ending ...
Plot: fantasy world, alien life-form, monster, brutality, alien invasion, androids, alien technology, outer space, human versus alien, transformation, atheism, mission ...
Time: future
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 6.2
 41K
The Hole
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, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, youth, police investigation, mystery, twists & turns, manipulation, survival, murder, psychology, isolation, death, party ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales
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 8.8
 1.7M
Inception
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: surreal, psychological, suspense, ambiguous ending, futuristic ...
Plot: dreams, alternate reality, teamwork, neo noir, virtual reality, existentialism, redemption, philosophy, hi-tech, memory, heist, psychological manipulation ...
Time: near future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, sydney australia, paris france, japan
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 7.3
 271K
Split
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Though Kevin has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher, there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate all the others. Compelled to abduct three teenage girls led by the willful, observant ...
Style: suspense, twist ending, macabre, psychological, surprise ending ...
Plot: mental illness, kidnapping, serial killer, schizophrenia, violence, dissociative identity disorder, insanity, survival, paranoia, teenage girl, psychiatrist, surveillance ...
Time: 2010s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania
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 7.1
 143K
Hard Candy
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mature 14-year old girl meets a charming 32-year old photographer on the Internet. Suspecting that he is a pedophile, she goes to his home in an attempt to expose him.
Style: disturbing, tense, psychological, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: manipulation, vengeance, torture, sexual abuse, justice, brutality, child abuse, age difference, deception, vigilante, vigilantism, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.1
 710K
Gone Girl
Genre: Crime, 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: tense, psychological, surprise ending, suspense, enigmatic ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: missing person, missing wife, mystery, investigation, disappearance, manipulation, obsession, police investigation, psychology, moral ambiguity, infidelity, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: missouri, usa, st. louis missouri, manhattan new york city
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 6.6
 67K
Derailed
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, they are forced to turn the tables on him to save their families.
Style: tense, suspense, twist ending, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: blackmail, deception, crime, revenge, rape, adultery, dangerous attraction, murder, cheating, secrets, manipulation, beating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 7.7
 318K
Get Out
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
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: tense, twist ending, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: hypnosis, interracial romance, plot twist, secrets, family, cult, brainwashing, violence, survival, missing, female villain, friendship ...
Place: new york
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 8.0
 619K
Black Swan
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.
Style: surreal, psychological, suspense, atmospheric, dramatic ...
Plot: obsession, ballet, mental illness, surrealism, mentor, paranoia, psychology, character study, artists and showbiz, hallucinations, dancer's life, ballerina ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 6.0
 198K
The Tourist
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Italy, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: American tourist Frank (Johnny Depp) meets mysterious British woman Elsie (Angelina Jolie) on the train to Venice. Romance seems to bud, but there's more to her than meets the eye. Remake of the 2005 French film "Anthony Zimmer", ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, twist ending, surprise ending, tricky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: master criminal, espionage, mysterious character, spy, betrayal, undercover agent, chase, female spy, manipulations, adventure, love story, lone hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, venice, italy, scotland, latin america ...
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 5.8
 85K
Hibrid
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, France, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Elsa and Clive, two young rebellious scientists, defy legal and ethical boundaries and forge ahead with a dangerous experiment: splicing together human and animal DNA to create a new organism. Named "Dren", the creature rapidly develops ...
Style: suspense, twist ending, rough, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: monster, experiment gone awry, brutality, couple relations, genetics, cloning, strong sexual content, laboratory, ambition, dna, parenthood, rebelliousness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
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 3.6
 32K
The Fog
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Trapped within an eerie mist, the residents of Antonio Bay have become the unwitting victims of a horrifying vengeance. One hundred years earlier, a ship carrying lepers was purposely lured onto the rocky coastline and sank, drowning all aboard. Now ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, twist ending, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, supernatural, ghost, mystery, small town, fog, island, death, haunted by the past, danger, justice, prophecy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, oregon
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 6.8
 369K
The Maze Runner
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set in a post-apocalyptic world, young Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape.
Style: exciting, futuristic, twists and turns, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: maze, survival, adventure, escape, teenagers, isolation, fantasy world, trapped, human experiment, memory loss, virus, young heroes ...
Time: future
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 5.4
 48K
The Eye
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Violinist Sydney Wells was accidentally blinded by her sister Helen when she was five years old. She submits to a cornea transplantation, and while recovering from the operation, she realizes that she is seeing dead people.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: blindness, supernatural, afterlife, woman in danger, ghost, seeing dead people, supernatural ability, eye, danger, demons, fear, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico
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 4.3
 20K
Cell
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a strange signal pulsates through all cell phone networks worldwide, it starts a murderous epidemic of epic proportions when users become bloodthirsty creatures, and a group of people in New England are among the survivors to deal with the ...
Style: scary, twist ending, melancholic, surreal, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, virus, zombie, cell phone, survival, adaptation, brutality, insanity, murder, runaway, life & death, violence ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston, maine, new england
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South of Hell
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A supernatural thriller set in South Carolina, South Of Hell focuses on Maria Abascal (Suvari), a stunning demon-hunter-for-hire whose power stems from within. Like those she hunts, Maria is divided within herself, struggling with her own demon, ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, twist ending
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural ability, religions or cults, demon, danger, small town, siblings relations, fall in love, family secret, save the world, devil worship, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
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 5.9
 38K
Gone
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jill Parrish is trying to rebuild her life after surviving a terrifying kidnapping attempt. Though she is having a difficult time, she takes small steps toward normalcy by starting a new job and inviting her sister, Molly, to move in with her. ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, twist ending, tricky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, woman in danger, twists & turns, crimes, survival, danger, sisters, haunted by the past, police investigation, justice, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa
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 5.0
 28K
Cursed
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A werewolf loose in Los Angeles changes the lives of three young adults, who, after being mauled by the beast, learn they must kill their attacker if they hope to change their fate to avoid becoming werewolves too.
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, captivating, exciting, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, transformation, supernatural, deadly creature, supernatural ability, danger, youth, siblings relations, gory, violence, chase, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 6.7
 242K
Angels & Demons
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, twists and turns, intellectual, twist ending, enigmatic ...
Plot: mystery, conspiracy, catholicism, religion versus science, murder, vatican, investigation, secrets, riddles and clues, twists & turns, catholic church, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, europe, harvard university, geneva switzerland, italy
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 6.8
 239K
Insidious
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A family discovers that dark spirits have invaded their home after their son inexplicably falls into an endless sleep. When they reach out to a professional for help, they learn things are a lot more personal than they thought.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, twist ending ...
Plot: haunted house, ghosts, supernatural, demons, family in danger, evil spirit, afterlife, alternate reality, parents and children, children, blood, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.8
 55K
The OA
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Prairie Johnson, blind as a child, comes home to the community she grew up in with her sight restored. Some hail her a miracle, others a dangerous mystery, but Prairie won’t talk with the FBI or her parents about the seven years she went missing.
Style: enigmatic, mysterious, bleak, suspense, twist ending
Plot: healing, abduction, supernatural, storytelling, disappearance, forbidden love, missing girl, mysticism, healer, ritual, friendship, maniac ...
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 5.7
 13K
2:22
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man's life is derailed when an ominous pattern of events repeats itself in exactly the same manner every day, ending at precisely 2:22 p.m.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, enigmatic, suspense, twist ending
Plot: repeated event, time loop, coincidence, investigation, murder, romance, paranoid, control room, prediction, train station, airplane, saving a life ...
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 4.7
 3K
Ghost House
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Thailand, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young couple go on an adventurous vacation to Thailand only to find themselves haunted by a malevolent spirit after naively disrespecting a Ghost House.
Style: bleak, dark, suspense, exciting, mind bending ...
Plot: saving a life, haunted house, ghost, tradition, dating show, help, love, fiance fiancee relationship, vacation, rite, cemetery, spirit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand
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 5.3
 104K
House of Wax
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A group of unwitting teens are stranded near a strange wax museum and soon must fight to survive and keep from becoming the next exhibit.
Style: scary, suspense, gothic, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wax museum, murder, serial killer, group of friends, small town, torture, brutality, psychopath, violence, ghost town, monster, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 50s
Place: new york, usa, florida
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 3.8
 35K
Piranha 3DD
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After the events at Lake Victoria, the prehistoric school of blood-thirsty piranhas make their way into swimming pools, plumbing, and a newly opened water park.
Style: suspense, twist ending, disturbing, dark humor, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: piranha, gory, death, danger, eaten alive, dangerous animal, beach, survival, brutality, youth, nudity (topless - notable), lake ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, arizona
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 7.3
 200K
Identity
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: suspenseful, tense, scary, atmospheric, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mystery, murder mystery, murder, stranded, psychiatrist, hotel, investigation, death, psychology, paranoia, identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, nevada, florida
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 7.1
 114K
The Gift
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A husband and wife try to reinvigorate their relationship but their lives are threatened by a "friend" from the husband's past who holds a horrifying secret about him, sending their world into a tailspin.
Style: twist ending, suspense, surprise ending, tense, psychological ...
Plot: revenge, paranoia, bullying, violence, police investigation, plot twist, psychology, twists & turns, secrets, gift, surveillance, mystery ...
Place: los angeles, california, chicago illinois
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Shutter Island 2010
8.1
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8.2
Sherlock Holmes 2009
7.6
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bad ending
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Keith 2008
7.5
The Mist 2007
7.2
Before I Fall 2017
6.4
Eden Lake 2008
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The Grey 2011
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Horrible Bosses 2 2014
6.3
What Lies Beneath 2000
6.6
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6.5
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Baby Driver 2017
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suspense
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Frozen 2010
6.2
Shutter Island 2010
8.1
The Call 2013
6.7
Mulholland Drive 2001
8.0
The Sixth Sense 1999
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psychology
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8.1
Shutter Island 2010
8.1
Copycat 1995
6.6
Black Swan 2010
8.0
Fight Club 1999
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surprise ending
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8.8
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8.1
The Game 1997
7.8
Now You See Me 2013
7.3
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The Mechanic 2011
6.6
American Gigolo 1980
6.2
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 2003
8.1
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels 1998
8.2
Layer Cake 2004
7.4
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Fight Club 1999
8.8
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8.1
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8.9
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8.0
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