Recently, Reddit user u/These_Ad1806 asked, "What movie has the best twist?" and there were a lottttt of common responses. Here are some of the agreed-upon best movie twists ever!
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1. In Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, when Darth Vader revealed himself to be Luke's father:
2. In Shutter Island, when it was revealed that Teddy was actually Andrew Laeddis, a murderer and psychiatric patient:
3. In Gone Girl, when it was revealed that Amy had planned her entire disappearance to frame Nick for murder:
4. In Psycho, when Norman killed Marion early on in the film:
5. In Crazy Stupid Love, when it was revealed that Hannah was "Nana" — aka Cal and Emily's daughter.
6. In The Uninvited, when Anna realized that Alex died in the fire and she had killed Rachel:
7. In Parasite, when it turned out the housekeeper's husband was living in the basement:
8. In Spider-Man Homecoming, when Vulture was revealed to be Liz's dad:
9. In Saw, when Jigsaw revealed himself to Adam as the apparent corpse they'd seen in the beginning:
10. In Se7en, when it turned out David's wife's head was in the box, and David was meant to fulfill the seventh sin:
11. In Memento, when it turned out Leonard had killed his wife — and also that he'd killed "John G" already.
12. The Mist, when David was rescued immediately after killing his son and friends:
13. In The Sixth Sense, when Malcolm realized he's been dead the whole time:
14. In The Usual Suspects, when Kujan realized Verbal is Söze:
15. In Orphan, when it was revealed that Esther was actually a 33-year-old woman:
16. In Final Destination 5, when it ended with the events of the first film, revealing that it took place before that one:
17. In 10 Cloverfield Lane, when Michelle escaped the bunker and discovered that aliens had, in fact, invaded:
18. In Fight Club, when it was revealed that Tyler and the Narrator were the same person:
19. In Arrival, when it was revealed that Banks's memories of her daughter were actually visions of the future:
20. In The Others, when Grace realized that she and her family are dead and "the others" are the new family who have moved into her house:
21. And finally, in The Prestige, when Angier discovers that Borden is actually a set of twins:
Now it's your turn! What movies do you think have the best-ever twists? Let us know in the comments below!
Note: Some submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.