Recently, we asked the BuzzFeed Community what movie climaxes and twists were really disappointing or anticlimactic. Here are some of the best responses!
WARNING: MAJOR SPOILERS AHEAD!
1. In Million Dollar Baby, when Maggie became a quadriplegic.
2. In Now You See Me, when Thaddeus realized Dylan had been behind everything.
3. In Last Christmas, when Kate realized that Tom was dead and he was the person she got a heart transplant from.
4. In The Little Things, when it was revealed that Deacon bought the barrette he sent Baxter instead of actually finding it among Sparma's things.
5. In Promising Young Woman, when Al killed Cassie.
6. In Us, when it turned out Red and Adelaide had switched places, and her son somehow knew (??).
7. In Sixteen Candles, when Jake showed up to be with Sam.
8. In X-Men Origins: Wolverine, when the assumed-dead Wade Wilson/Deadpool returned as the mutant killer Weapon XI.
9. In Antebellum, when Veronica escaped the plantation, only to discover she had actually been in a Civil War reenactment park.
10. In Glass, when actual superhuman David Dunn was killed in a puddle.
11. In Frozen, when Hans turned out to be the bad guy instead of Anna's true love.
12. And in Frozen 2, when Elsa's mom appeared and revealed that Elsa was the fifth spirit.
13. In The Village, when it turned out it was modern times and the "monsters" were just members of the village.
14. In The Notebook, when it turned out the old couple were Noah and Allie, and then they died together.
15. In Toy Story 4, when Woody decided to leave all his friends to stay with Bo Peep.
16. In Star Wars: Episode IX — The Rise of Skywalker, when it was revealed that Rey was a Palpatine.
17. In Wonder Woman, when Sir Patrick was revealed to be Ares.
18. In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, when Voldemort died from his skin flaking off.
19. In Gone Girl, when Amy returned and told Nick she was pregnant.
20. In Split, when the Beast was revealed.
21. In Remember Me, when it was revealed to be Sept. 11 and that Tyler was at the Twin Towers.
22. In The Goonies, when Rosalita discovered Mikey's marble bag filled with gems, meaning the Goonies didn't have to move.
23. And finally, in Hide and Seek, when David finds out he's Charlie:
What other movie twists and climaxes just fell flat for you? Let us know in the comments!
Note: Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.