Because the holiday is coming and we wanted to do something different, our GiC team brainstormed and came up with a list of 20 movies with an ending that you never saw coming until the very end of the film.

Some of these movies are quite famous, while others are a bit more under-the-radar. Regardless of their popularity, we suggest you check them out and try to figure it out yourself. 

Let us know which of these movies you’ll start with and watch.

But let me tell you - it’s a challenge!.!!.

  1.  Who Am I - Kein System ist sicher (2014) 


Benjamin, a young German computer whiz, is invited to join a subversive hacker group that wants to be noticed on the world's stage.

Director: Baran bo Odar

Writers: Jantje Friese (screenplay), Baran bo Odar (screenplay)

Stars: Tom Schilling, Elyas M'Barek, Wotan Wilke Möhring | See full cast & crew

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  2. Primal Fear (1996) 


Edward Norton is really a good actor.

An altar boy is accused of murdering a priest, and the truth is buried several layers deep.

Director: Gregory Hoblit

Writers: William Diehl (novel), Steve Shagan (screenplay) 

Stars: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Edward Norton | See full cast & crew

  3. The Prestige (2006) 


What an unexpected surprise!

After a tragic accident, two stage magicians engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion while sacrificing everything they have to outwit each other.

Director: Christopher Nolan

Writers: Jonathan Nolan (screenplay), Christopher Nolan (screenplay)

Stars: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson

  4.  Shutter Island(2010) 


The end of the movie is so scary!

In 1954, a U.S. Marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderer, who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane.

Director: Martin Scorsese

Writers: Laeta Kalogridis (screenplay), Dennis Lehane (novel)

Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Emily Mortimer, Mark Ruffalo

  5. Fight Club (1999) 


An insomniac office worker and a devil-may-care soapmaker form an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more.

Director: David Fincher

Writers: Chuck Palahniuk (novel), Jim Uhls (screenplay)

Stars: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Meat Loaf

  6.  Se7en(1995)


Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his motives.

Director: David Fincher

Writer: Andrew Kevin Walker

Stars: Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey

  7.  Rebecca(1940) 


This story went through many twists and turns

A self-conscious bride is tormented by the memory of her husband's dead first wife.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Writers: Daphne Du Maurier (celebrated novel), Robert E. Sherwood (screen play) 

Stars: Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders

  8.  The Usual Suspects(1995) 

A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which began when five criminals met at 8.jpega seemingly random police lineup.

Director: Bryan Singer

Writer: Christopher McQuarrie

Stars: Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri

  9. Following (year 1998) 


A young writer who follows strangers for material meets a thief who takes him under his wing.

Director: Christopher Nolan

Writer: Christopher Nolan

Stars: Jeremy Theobald, Alex Haw, Lucy Russell 

  10.  The Skeleton Key (2005)


A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house's dark past.

Director: Iain Softley

Writer: Ehren Kruger

Stars: Kate Hudson, Peter Sarsgaard, Joy Bryant


11.  The Game (1997)


After a wealthy banker is given an opportunity to participate in a mysterious game, his life is turned upside down when he becomes unable to distinguish between the game and reality.

Director: David Fincher

Writers: John Brancato, Michael Ferris

Stars: Michael Douglas, Deborah Kara Unger, Sean Penn 

  12.  Exam(2009)


Eight candidates for a highly desirable corporate job are locked together in an exam room and given a final test with just one question. It seems simple yet confusing that soon, tensions begin to unravel.

Director: Stuart Hazeldine

Writers: Stuart Hazeldine, Simon Garrity (story) 

Stars: Adar Beck, Gemma Chan, Nathalie Cox

  13.  The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) 


In late 1950s New York, Tom Ripley, a young underachiever, is sent to Italy to retrieve Dickie Greenleaf, a rich and spoiled millionaire playboy. But when the errand fails, Ripley takes extreme measures.

Director: Anthony Minghella

Writers: Patricia Highsmith (novel), Anthony Minghella (screenplay)

Stars: Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law 

  14.  Catch Me If You Can(2002)


A seasoned FBI agent pursues Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully forged millions of dollars' worth of checks while posing as a Pan Am pilot, a doctor, and a legal prosecutor.

Director: Steven Spielberg

Writers: Jeff Nathanson (screenplay), Frank Abagnale Jr. (book) (as Frank W. Abagnale)

Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken


15.  Witness for the Prosecution(1957) 


A veteran British barrister must defend his client in a murder trial that has surprise after surprise.

Director: Billy Wilder

Writers: Agatha Christie (in Agatha Christie's international stage success), Billy Wilder (screen play)

Stars: Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton

  16.  Revolutionary Road (2008)


A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children.

Director: Sam Mendes

Writers: Justin Haythe (screenplay), Richard Yates (novel)

Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Christopher Fitzgerald

  17.  Frayed(2007) 


A small town sheriff's worst nightmare comes true when his homicidal son escapes from a psychiatric hospital. An intense manhunt ensues as the dark secret behind the son's evil past becomes revealed.

Directors: Norbert Caoili, Rob Portmann

Writers: Kurt Svennungsen (screenplay), Rob Portmann (screenplay)

Stars: Tony Doupe, Aaron Blakely, Alena Dashiell


18.  The Book of Eli (2010) 


A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.

Directors: Albert Hughes (as The Hughes Brothers), Allen Hughes (as The Hughes Brothers)

Writer: Gary Whitta

Stars: Denzel Washington, Mila Kunis, Ray Stevenson


19.  The Invisible Guest (2016)


While the clock is ticking, with the aid of a witness preparation expert, a successful entrepreneur accused of murder has less than three hours to come up with an impregnable defence.

Director: Oriol Paulo

Writer: Oriol Paulo

Stars: Mario Casas, Ana Wagener, Jose Coronado

  20.  The Mist (2007)


A freak storm unleashes a species of bloodthirsty creatures on a small town, where a small band of citizens hole up in a supermarket and fight for their lives.

Director: Frank Darabont

Writers: Frank Darabont (screenplay), Stephen King (novel)

Stars: Thomas Jane, Marcia Gay Harden, Laurie Holden

If you like the concept of this list,

We’ll happily post another article with another list of 20 movies. 

See you next time!

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