22 Movie Endings That Are So Well-Executed, They Deserve An Academy Award All On Their Own
Also, this post is, like, only spoilers.
We recently asked members of our BuzzFeed Community, "What is a movie ending scene so satisfying — so well executed — it should've won the Academy Award for Best Movie Ending (if, ya know, that was a category)?" and they DID NOT disappoint. Here are just a few of the ending scenes that would like to thank the academy:
Note: Given, ya know, the whole setup of this post...there are SPOILERS ahead. Like, pretty much ONLY spoilers. Ye be warned and whatnot.
1. Call Me by Your Name (2017)
2. The Dark Knight (2008)
3. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)
4. Gone Girl (2014)
5. Midsommar (2019)
6. The Lion King (1994)
7. Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)
8. The Usual Suspects (1995)
9. Lady Bird (2017)
10. Moonlight (2016)
11. Ready or Not (2019)
12. Carol (2015)
13. Inception (2010)
14. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
15. Knives Out (2019)
16. There Will Be Blood (2007)
17. Joker (2019)
18. Rocky (1976)
19. Cinema Paradiso (1988)
20. Parasite (2019)
21. Se7en (1995)
22. And Finally, Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Now it's YOUR turn! What is an ending scene that is so perfect, it deserves an imaginary Academy Award that I totally made up? Share your pick and why in the comments below!
Some submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.