There's nothing like a good surprise to totally throw you for a loop at the end (or in the middle) of a really good movie. Whether it makes a thriller even more thrilling or a classic that much more surprising, we love a plot twist. Here are 14 films with major plot twists that you'll think about for days afterwards. No spoilers, we promise! (Except, you know, that there's a twist.)
Starring: Cho Yeo-jeong, Park So-dam, Choi Woo-shik, Jeong Ji-so, Kang-Ho Song
Parasite won big at the Oscars even though many Americans hadn't seen it yet. But now that it's on Hulu, no excuses! We won't be saving the surprise for long...z
Starring: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry, Emily Ratajkowski
The Gone Girl twist is probably the most talked-about twist in modern film history. And, boy, is it well-earned.
Starring: Bryce Dallas Howard, Joaquin Phoenix, Adrien Brody, Jesse Eisenberg, Sigourney Weaver, William Hurt
There ain't no twist like an M. Night Shyamalan twist.
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Ben Kingsley, Mark Ruffalo, Michelle Williams, Max von Sydow
Let's be honest, Leo's got range. If you're not sure you can make it through a horror movie, do it for him.
Starring: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Lakeith Stanfield, Bradley Whitford, Catherine Keener
To be fair, director Jordan Peele's Us could have made this list too. Peele knows just how to earn that final, shocking reveal.
Starring: Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander, Sonoya Mizuno, Corey Johnson
Honestly, this cast is killer. Forget the twist, we just love to see Oscar Isaac busting out some moves on the dance floor.
The Sixth Sense
Starring: Haley Joel Osment, Bruce Willis, Toni Collette, Donnie Wahlberg, Olivia Williams
"I see dead people." Oh...do you?
Starring: Orson Welles, Ruth Warrick, Joseph Cotten, Agnes Moorhead, Everett Sloane
No spoilers, but "Rosebud" is definitely the OG movie plot twist.
Gone, Baby, Gone
Starring: Morgan Freeman, Ed Harris, Casey Affleck, Michelle Monaghan, Amy Ryan
Ben Affleck's Boston-based directorial debut throws us for a loop when two P.I.s dig into a kidnapping case.
Starring: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano, Mark Boone Junior, Stephen Tobolowsky
It's not hard to suspect a plot twist when a movie's main character has short-term memory loss. It's even more likely when Christopher Nolan is directing the film.
Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg, Tzi Ma
Aliens cause a mega time warp during first contact in this award-winning sci-fi film.
Starring: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Helena Bonham Carter, Meat Loaf, Jared Leto
The first rule of Fight Club is....don't talk about the plot twist at the end of Fight Club.
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Starring: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams
So maybe it's not a huge surprise now, but "I am your father" was a HUGE twist back when this Star Wars film premiered in 1980
Starring: Keira Knightley, James McAvoy, Saoirse Ronan, Romola Garai, Benedict Cumberbatch
We didn't think Atonement could break our heart any more, but the plot twist ending found a way. At least we have baby Saoirse Ronan to make things better.
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