As I said in Part 1, movie twists can be both good and bad for a movie. This a continuation of that article, so if you haven't read it, go back and see if you agree.
In Part 1, I covered the best of all time. This time around, it's gonna be the good, but slightly dumb ones.
And this is my opinion, so don't get your panties in a twist, man. So, respect my opinion, and I'll respect yours. Let's start.
1. 'The Mist'
The Mist is a film based on the Stephen King short story, and directed by Frank Darabont.
And to be honest, the only thing memorable about it is the ending twist.
Here's the catch: Some people are trapped, and in a mist, some flying monsters come and devour some of them, and the main character played by Thomas Jane is at his wits end, and decides the best option is... to kill his bloody family.
WTF? Well, he did, and then the biggest 'F**K YOU, HA!' in movie history, in which he exits the car crying and moments after the military is there to save them.
Now, i must be the only one that found this ending to be...a little ridiculous, not gonna lie, i mean it's tragic, but the military stuff....why are you being so cruel, Frank Darabont?
Probably shoulda have thought about that a tad bit more, huh?
2. 'Primal Fear'
Primal Fear is a film from the era where Richard Gere was a worthwhile actor, and the premise is kinda simple, a young man called Aaron is accused of murder, and then he says he can't remember anything, and then Richard Gere saves him from jail and then he reveals to him that he was faking the WHOLE time.
Now, you might have thought when watching the film that Aaron is just a guy with a disease that makes him snap and that they'l let him off, for insanity, but there's more to that: the drama between Gere's character and Norton was okay, the film as a whole was OKAY, while some love the hell out of this, it's alright, i don't know, it's good.
Now, this is a pretty standard twist, but it's...okay, and witness the scene here:
3. 'Planet Of The Apes'
Planet Of The Apes is one of the most iconic movies of all time, because of the concept, ending.......and some wanker screaming at a beach.
And it's so iconic, you probably have come along a parody of it or something, and for a movie in the 60's or something, that's still a good and shocking twist.
When landing on a supposedly ape planet, two astronauts, are shocked by the revelation, that in fact, they've been on Earth all along.
And the ending is hilarious as it is tragic. GODDAMN YOU ALL, YOU BASTARDS! (Ha, so funny)
4. 'Shutter Island'
Shutter Island is a thriller directed by Martin Scorcese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio (finally the oscar meme is dead) and Mark Ruffalo.
Well, it follows two police officers who are investigating the dissapearance of a patient at Ashcliffe Mental Hospital.
Well, one of them, Teddy Daniels is actually Andrew Laeddis, who is the mental patient, and that he made Teddy Daniels up to be happy, but the truth is revealed.
Now, this twist is pretty famous, but i gotta say it's a little unbelievable and in the sense "how...what?....why?" twist, but it's a great twist, and the novel and movie are great and you should watch it.
And it is shocking, and a great twist.
#10: The Sixth Sense
Ah, what happened to you, Shyamalan?
Well, the film is child doctor Malcolm Crowe is taking care of this troubled lad by the name Cole Sear, and then that he sees ghosts and is troubled, as events go on, and things go out of control, and then the end is that Malcolm was dead and a ghost the whole time.
Well, Shyamalan, you had one good thing going, you cheeky bastard and you ruined it.