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Old 02-10-2013, 21:59
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What's your best? I love a good twist that keeps the film unpredictable
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Old 02-10-2013, 22:29
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i have a few dvd's ( horrors) with good twists in the end..One is The Broken..didn't see that coming
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Old 02-10-2013, 22:48
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I was blindsided by the twist in "Identity".
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Old 02-10-2013, 22:55
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"Films with twists you don't see coming" - aka, The Spoilers Thread

Probably best to keep out of this thread if you like films with twists!
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Old 02-10-2013, 22:59
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The Others was a pretty good twist I thought. As was Les Diaboliques.

It wasn't a good film overall but the twist in the middle of Breaking Dawn part 2 was very well done.
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Old 02-10-2013, 23:17
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The Tall Man.
Get Carter.
The Vanishing.
The Secret in Their Eyes.

Edit: forgot another - Infernal Affairs.
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Old 02-10-2013, 23:20
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The Village. Really didn't see that coming.
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Old 02-10-2013, 23:24
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Skeleton Key! I know .... I'm slow - everyone else I knew got it within half an hour!

Loved the twist in The Last Seduction.
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Old 03-10-2013, 01:14
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There is a film that recently came out called Now You See It. Its a film about magicians. Has THE BEST twist ever!! Like me, at first you'll think its ridiculous and implausible, but if you're really smart and don't have to watch it again to understand, then VOILA
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Old 03-10-2013, 01:45
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An obvious one.....The Usual Suspects.
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Old 03-10-2013, 02:05
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Got to be the The Skeleton Key, Amazing film.
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Old 03-10-2013, 03:49
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There is a film that recently came out called Now You See It. Its a film about magicians. Has THE BEST twist ever!! Like me, at first you'll think its ridiculous and implausible, but if you're really smart and don't have to watch it again to understand, then VOILA
It's 'Now You See Me'. I actually thought the twist was obvious, considering they alluded to it at the beginning with the guy in the blue hood appearing as each magician is introduced. It was just a matter of guessing who.
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Old 03-10-2013, 05:19
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The Sixth Sense.

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Old 03-10-2013, 06:38
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There is a film that recently came out called Now You See It. Its a film about magicians. Has THE BEST twist ever!! Like me, at first you'll think its ridiculous and implausible, but if you're really smart and don't have to watch it again to understand, then VOILA
Now You See Me must rank as one of the dumbest films of the year. None of it makes sense and the twists serve no storytelling purpose other than for the writers to say "You didn't see that coming, did you!". By the time the dumbest twist of the lot appeared, I'd long stopped caring or paying much attention. My reaction was 'Right. Sure. Whatever".

It's just The Prestige with added dumb.
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Old 03-10-2013, 09:24
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Old 03-10-2013, 11:29
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I'm also a bit of a sucker for a good twist. Anyway here are my 2 offerings:

Whatever Happened To Baby Jane

The Ipcress File. Although the twist occurs before the end of the film it still surprised me when I first saw it as a 16 year old.
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Old 03-10-2013, 12:42
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The Sixth Sense.

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I would say The Sixth Sense aswell

A really clever film
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Old 03-10-2013, 13:13
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I was annoyed at myself for not spotting The Sixth Sense twist.
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Old 03-10-2013, 14:05
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Memento? I liked the twist in the most recent Final Destination film.
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Old 03-10-2013, 14:37
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I was watching a gruesome horror film with a horde of murderous zombies killing everyone in their path. Then suddenly a Chubby Checker record came onto the soundtrack and the zombies broke into a 60s dancestep.
Do I win 5?
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Old 03-10-2013, 16:22
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I was annoyed at myself for not spotting The Sixth Sense twist.
Same here.Its so obvious when you rewatch it but first time around I was shocked.

Same first time I saw The Shawshank Redemption and The Green Mile.I had heard there were twists but didn't spot them until they were revealed.
I must be pretty naive!
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Old 03-10-2013, 16:39
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Old films there are so many, most of which are already listed, but for more recent films:

Oblivion
Cabin in the Woods
Looper

One old movie im amazed no one has mentioned, Empire Strikes Back!
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Old 03-10-2013, 17:19
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Primal Fear - Edward Norton's twist was amazing!!

Also agree with The Others
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Old 03-10-2013, 17:31
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I'm going to say Fight Club but if you're paying attention, there are several clues throughout. I saw it again recently, it's surprising how coherent the film is, and how many hints there are to the twist. I was kicking myself for having missed some of them.
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Old 03-10-2013, 18:23
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