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7 Mind-blowing Movies With Unpredictable Plot Twists

Not all of us are fans of unpredictability in life. But when it comes to movies, there is no saying any; it’s always more and more. Here is a list of 7 mind-blowing movies with crazy plot twists. Not to worry, there are no spoilers.

Mind Games

Fight Club (1999)

With a mind-blowing movie twist, Fight Club will come at you like Rocky’s uppercut. Directed by David Fincher, this movie is the best of the best of movies with plot twists. Along with his newfound soap salesman friend Tyler Durden, the unnamed narrator envisages a revolution against the materialistic and consumeristic world. They enlist members into their ‘fight club’ from all over the country and plan on the certain destruction of corporates, who, according to them, have no regard for human life. While taking a dig at the corporate and consumerist world, this movie delves much more into the mysteries of the human mind. A must watch for those who have insomnia, anger issues, and an addiction to movies with crazy plot twists.

Shutter Island (2010)

The Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio duo have always treated us with delightful movie experiences in the past. Shutter Island is one such treatment that also deserves a spot in the list of movies with plot twists. The movie is set in Castle Island, an island where criminals who have gone insane are treated. Edward Daniels, a US Marshall, and his partner Chuck Aule reach the island to investigate the case of a missing Miss Solando. The events that follow arouse a multitude of suspicions in the Marshal’s mind. His search for truth takes him to an ultimate revelation that will leave the audience more stunned than surprised. Shutter Island will always have a place reserved for it in the list of movies with unpredictable endings.

Magic And Much More

Prestige (2006)

From a Christopher Nolan movie, the least you can expect is the unexpected. Prestige undoubtedly makes it to this list of movies with plot twists. The movie flashes the lives of two proud magicians, Robert Angier (Hugh Jackman) and  Alfred Borden (Christian Bale), who start as competitive co-workers but soon become arch-rivals. Each is trying to outdo the other’s tricks to gain prestige but to lose all else. Angier is unable to unravel the truth behind Borden’s masterpiece act of teleportation. In pursuit of Borden’s secret, Angier loses much more than he gains.  This tale of magicians searching for the mystery behind the magic, with a mind-blowing movie twist,  is breathtakingly intriguing.

Now You See Me (2013)

Use your third eye if you please. But you still won’t see what’s coming. Directed by Louis Leterrier, this is the first of the Now You See Me series and undoubtedly the best with an unexpected ending. FBI agent Dylan Rhodes (Mark Ruffalo), accompanied by Alma Frey (Mélanie Laurent), an Interpol agent, investigates the bank robberies skilfully performed by a group of 4 magicians who call themselves the Four Horsemen. Flawless performances by Morgan Freeman, Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Isla Fisher, Dave Franco, and Micheal Caine make this a magical experience. During their performances, they drizzle dollars onto the audiences and make money vanish from vaults. They have got many more tricks up their sleeves but not as many as their boss. Want to know who is the boss? Could you give it a watch? Now You See Me, undoubtedly the most entertaining among movies with plot twists.

Whodunit? Who?

Knives Out (2019)

This murder mystery movie starring Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Joseph Gordon Levitt, and Jamie Lee Curtis will keep you guessing till the very end. Not to be surprised if your guesses all go wrong because this is yet another gem among movies with plot twists. The death of the rich and famous novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) brings detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) to the Thrombey mansion. The suspects are many, both the usual and the unusual. With motives being hidden and shreds of evidence being destroyed, will Blanc succeed in finding the killer? Will he leave any clues unturned? Will the killer always remain a mystery? Craving for a whodunit movie with an unexpected ending? This one is for you.

The Usual Suspects (1995)

This Kevin Spacey starrer is impossible to miss on a list of movies with plot twists. A ship has been burnt. Twenty-seven bodies were found. Two survivors. The movie revolves around elaborate storytelling by Roger Verbal Kint, one of the survivors, interrogated by Dave Kujan, a US customs agent, played by Chazz Palminteri. Verbal reveals the killer to be a Turkish kingpin, Keyser Söze. The movie traces the investigator’s attempts at finding the real killer. But with an unexpected ending, the name of the villain, Keyser Söze, will ring in your ears much after you are done watching the movie. Keyser Söze will try to pull you back into his world of crimes. Would you dare to resist him?

Out Of This World

Sixth Sense (1999)

Night Shyamalan found his niche in the world of supernatural thriller films with his Sixth Sense. Another addition to the list of movies with plot twists in this story of a child psychologist Malcolm Crowe, played by Bruce Willis. The movie begins with the suicide of a young patient of Crowe’s, following which he succumbs to guilt. In hopes of making amends with himself, he sets out to help a little boy, Cole Sear, whose mother worries about his unusual behaviors. Sear has some rather supernatural troubles which he shares with Crowe. Will Crowe succeed in doing away with the little boy’s troubles? Will he be able to absolve himself of the guilt that’s eating up his soul? This Bruce Willis starrer will leave you to be spellbound. A must watch in the list of movies with unpredictable endings.


These seven movies are not only movies with crazy plot twists but are also films of exceptional quality. Be it writing, direction, screenplay, background score, or casting, these movies with unpredictable endings deliver excellence. These are seven films to feast on.

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