Top 15 Crazy Plot Twists in Movies

Whether a movie is of horror, crime, mystery, or drama, what exactly completes it besides the genre? Yes, the plot twists! The highly unexpected twists are the reason behind our extreme obsession with movies like Shutter Island and The Prestige. So, we are here with a list of the top 15 crazy plot twists in movies.

Top 15 Crazy Plot Twists in Movies

1. Memento

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No doubt Christopher Nolan was born to make movies like Interstellar and Inception, but one of his early works, Memento, is an outstanding movie with many intriguing scenes. The main character of this movie is revealed to have short term memory loss, looks for his wife’s killer. Pretty sure that the climax of the film will leave you in a complete shock.

2. Shutter Island

Shutter island
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The two good reasons to watch this movie are the exceptional acting of Leonardo DiCaprio and undoubtedly the insane plot twist at the end. It is shocking to know that initially, this film did not get much attention, and then this movie shocked everyone. Highly recommended, it is a pure gem.

3. Fight Club

Fight Club
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If you are planning to watch this movie for the first time, let me tell you that Fight Club is not an ordinary movie. It is the modern-day classic cult. Along with his friend, the narrator starts the underground fight club with one rule “You do not talk about Fight Club”. The climax of the movie will leave you in shock, and you might feel betrayed. So, watch the movie and do not talk about Fight Club.

4. Gone Girl

Gone Girl
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This movie is an excellent combination of Academy Award winner Ben Affleck’s intense acting and David Fincher’s classic direction of the adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s bestselling novel of the same name. Gone Girl is plot-driven, complex and surely a must-watch.

5. The Prestige

The Prestige
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This is an extraordinary masterpiece by Christopher Nolan. You cannot simply miss Nikola Tesla’s work and the magic tricks. Hugh Jackman and Christian Bale share the screen in this brilliant movie.

6. The Others

The Others
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This movie is different from others on the list because it is not a crime thriller or murder mystery. The Others is a horror story with a twist. The direction of Alejandro Amenabár and the performance of Nicole Kidman is hard to beat.

7. Mulholland Drive

Mulholland Drive
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Mulholland Drive is a neo-noir dark mystery. The plot is intricately twisted, and people still find this movie’s plot to be baffling over time. The story revolves around the lives of two women. At some point in the movie, you will find everything a mystery, and then all the buried lies start to be revealed.

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8. Oldboy

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With its jaw-dropping twist, this Korean movie is still the most beloved movie of the twenty-first century. The plot revolves around a man who has been imprisoned for 15 years without any apparent reason. He escapes the prison and goes on a journey to find his daughter. The journey is full of twists, and the climax is unacceptable.

9. Orphan

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Orphan is a family drama. To be precise, a strange one. As the clock ticks, the movie takes the viewers into a dark hole. In the climax, it shocks everyone, including the family in the movie. Orphan is a slow, not so normal movie, but it is a must-watch.

10. Predestination

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Predestination is a sci-fi movie based on time travelling. The more you try to understand the plot of this movie, the more it leads you to madness. There are multiple plot twists in the movie, and some of them will surely surprise you.

11. Fracture

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Fracture is a 2007 courtroom drama movie. The movie’s basic plot revolves around the accused, who actually killed his wife and confessed about it in front of the state council. First, it seems like a case that has been shut, but a master plan soon unfolds. 

12. Get Out

Get Out
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You must have heard of this movie. Get out happened to be the most talked-about movie in 2017, and every talk about it is a spoiler. This terrific movie is the work of Jordan Peele, and it has an insane plot twist.

13. American Psycho

American Psycho
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American Psycho is the story of a businessman cum killer Patrick Bateman. The most twisted plot of this movie is the climax that will leave you with the question, “Whether Patrick killed those people or not?”

14. Saw

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Saw is a masterpiece directed by James Wan. The story focuses on the kidnapping of two unknown people who are locked up in a single room. As the killer is on a hunt outside, all his lies are said to be present in the room. This movie makes you feel like a fool and also satisfied at the same time through its plot twist.

15. The Usual Suspects

The Usual Suspects
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This movie is a crime thriller drama about a heist. As the movie progresses, the characters start talking about an unknown godfather behind all the chaos. The plot twist at the very last minute will surely blow your mind with a tremendous dialogue.


We have shortlisted the above 15 movies based on their ratings, critic reviews, and, no doubt, brilliant plot twists. These jaw-dropping movies will undoubtedly leave you amazed.

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