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Best ever plot twist?

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Verily1 Sat 29-Jun-19 20:22:51

We are arguing over the best film plot twist ever.

I say ‘I am your father’ (Darth Vader). DS says Bruce Willis’s revelation at the end of the sixth sense.

MN jury?

Doyoumind Sat 29-Jun-19 21:06:44

The Usual Suspects is better than either. I knew the twist from early on in the Sixth Sense and I saw it pretty much as soon as it came out so no hints to me beforehand.

PotatoBreadsticks Sat 29-Jun-19 21:23:46

The Village

Verily1 Sat 29-Jun-19 21:25:08

I forgot about the usual suspects!

Wouldyouorshouldyou Sat 29-Jun-19 21:28:26

Shutter Island.

Lllot5 Sat 29-Jun-19 21:28:47

I guessed both sixth sense and usual suspects. Not seen Star Wars so not that.
I don’t know I’ll have a think.

Labralion Sat 29-Jun-19 21:31:01

Primal fear and the game are good twists! Also the prestige! Saw the Bruce willis twist a mile off!

Callistone Sat 29-Jun-19 21:32:48

Oh yes, Primal Fear! I did not see that coming.

I was always pretty shocked by the end of The Departed.

FenellaMaxwell Sat 29-Jun-19 21:44:19

The sixth sense was obvious. Agree about The Prestige though!

Corndog Sat 29-Jun-19 21:48:02

The Crying Game

CalmConfident Sat 29-Jun-19 21:51:05

The village, great twist

Whatdoyouknowwhenyouknownowt Sat 29-Jun-19 21:51:23

Dusk til Dawn

TraffordTansy Sat 29-Jun-19 21:52:13

Yes, The Crying Game shock

Also, No Way Out

lollipopguild Sat 29-Jun-19 21:53:02

Dead man's shoes

Doyoumind Sat 29-Jun-19 21:53:50

Yes, Primal Fear was a good twist I didn't get before the end actually.

I guessed The Village.

Shutter Island I got too.

The Prestige is another good one and totally not one you could see coming.

Doyoumind Sat 29-Jun-19 21:54:40

Yes, Dead Man's Shoes. This is reminding me of some good ones.

sleepymouse Sat 29-Jun-19 21:59:39

Yes, I came on to say primal fear. Edward Norton was so good in that film, I can still feel the chills I got in the cinema at the time. Also Usual Suspects, but I've re-watched that so many times the twist seems less so

Manclife1 Sat 29-Jun-19 22:03:10

Hard Candy. The subject matter is off putting but is an amazing, and underrated, film.

ThisLittlePiggyWentTo Sat 29-Jun-19 22:03:43

Primal fear
Wild things if only for the fun of it
Saw was pretty novel the first time
Frailty
Gone baby gone
The departed

That's all I can think of for now!

BernadetteRostankowskiWolowitz Sat 29-Jun-19 22:04:40

Shutter Island.
Book of Eli.

squashyhat Sat 29-Jun-19 22:06:44

The Others

dontticklethetoad Sat 29-Jun-19 22:07:34

Manclife1 I had completely forgotten about Hardy Candy. Really good film. Was not expecting the twist.

kerkyra Sat 29-Jun-19 22:14:27

Tales of the unexpected ,I know they weren't films but always had a great twist.
The red swimsuit one stands out

BelindasGleeTeam Sat 29-Jun-19 22:15:50

LA confidential was a good one

Ginger1982 Sat 29-Jun-19 22:18:52

@TraffordTansy love a bit of Kevin Costner!

Remember Me was a good, if controversial, one.

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