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27 Shocking And Unexpected Movie Plot Twists You Probably Never Saw Coming

The new Joker movie was WILD.

We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us the best movie plot twists from the last decade. Here are the jaw-dropping moments.


1. In Spider-Man: Far From Home, when Mysterio released doctored footage that made Spider-Man look like the villain, and then he revealed Spider-Man's true identity.

2. In Joker, when Arthur's romantic relationship with Sophie turned out to be completely fabricated.

3. In Searching, when David pieced together that Vick, the cop who led the case, was actually responsible for his daughter's disappearance and potential murder.

4. In Us, when it was revealed that Red had been living as Adelaide for decades, and the real Adelaide was trapped under the boardwalk.

5. In Avengers: Infinity War, when Thanos sacrificed Gamora – the only thing he ever loved – in order to get the Soul Stone.

6. In Perks of Being a Wallflower, when Charlie realized that his aunt sexually abused him as a child.

7. In Shutter Island, when Leo DiCaprio's character realized he was actually a patient at the insane asylum, not a US Marshal.

8. In Ex Machina, when Ava trapped Caleb in the house and then escaped via the helicopter that was originally sent for him.

9. In Get Out, when Rose refused to give Chris the keys, and he figured out that she was also part of her family's evil plan.

10. In Interstellar, when Mann lied about his planet's inability to support human life, and he tried to kill Cooper to cover his tracks.

11. In Wreck-It Ralph, when King Candy started glitching and turned out to be Turbo.

12. In Black Swan, when Nina thought she killed Lily, but later realized on stage that she actually stabbed herself.

13. In The Boy, when the porcelain doll of Brahms was smashed, and then a real-life man emerged from inside the walls of the house, meaning Brahms actually survived the fire 20 years ago.

14. In Whiplash, when Fletcher ambushed Andrew on stage with the wrong music because he testified against him.

15. In Everything, Everything, when Maddy found out that she never actually had SCID, a genetic disorder that basically made her stay inside her whole life, and her mother lied to her about it.

16. In The Visit, when the mom noticed over video chat that the old people her kids were staying with weren't actually their grandparents, but escaped mental patients.

17. In Coco, when they figured out that Ernesto murdered Héctor, and that Coco was actually Héctor's daughter.

18. In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, when Harry learned that Snape was actually protecting him from Voldemort the whole time.

19. In Spider-Man: Homecoming, when Liz's dad turned out to be Vulture.

20. In Adrift, when Tami realized she that hallucinated everything, meaning Richard didn't really survive at sea.

21. In Goodnight Mommy, when Elias imagined that his brother was alive the whole time, even though he actually died in the accident.

22. In Now You See Me, when Dylan, the FBI agent responsible for capturing the Four Horsemen, turned out to be the one who orchestrated the whole heist.

23. In Snowpiercer, when everyone was convinced for years that all life outside the train was extinguished, but at the end they saw a polar bear roaming safely outside.

24. In Gone Girl, when Amy returned and announced she was pregnant with Nick's baby, forcing him to stay married to her.

25. In Zootopia, when Judy realized that Assistant Mayor Bellwether was behind all of the attacks and framed predators as savage creatures.

26. In Widows, when Veronica discovered her deceased husband's flask at Amanda's apartment and realized he was actually alive.

27. And in La La Land, when the dreamy montage showed Mia and Sebastian living happily ever after, but then it cut back to reality, and Mia was with a different guy.

Did your favorite plot twist not make the list? Tell us the movie moment that made your jaw drop in the comments below!