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Old 03-14-04, 09:57 PM
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Best Endings Ever

Trying to do a reverse on a previous thread but what are some movies with unforgetable great endings, twists, shoot outs, whatever..

heres a few of my picks:








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How about the Usual Suspects?
Old 03-14-04, 10:14 PM
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Casablanca....of course

Braveheart



Titanic
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Planet of the Apes
Seven
Old 03-14-04, 10:20 PM
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Just a couple off the top of my head, although there are so many (probably why threads like this are always popular):

Vertigo

Fight Club

Memento

Leon: The Professional
Old 03-14-04, 10:24 PM
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a few more ...

Fight Club
Shane
The Usual Suspects
A Clockwork Orange
Straw Dogs
The Maltese Falcon
Se7en
Treasure of the Seare Madre
White Heat
Memento
Reservoir Dogs
Goodfellas
Battle Royale
the Matrix
The killer
Soylent Green
Trainspotting
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PotA
Memento
Spanish Prisoner
Arlington Road
Below
Enemy of the State
Deathtrap
The Game
Jacob's Ladder
Zero Effect
6th Sense
etc, etc, etc...
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Fight Club
Gattaca
Sixth Sense
Seven
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The Ususal Suspects is my favorite ending twist.

The Matrix Revolutions... Neo vs. Agent Smith, best fight ever
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2001:A Space Odyssey
Rashomon
Scarface (1983)
Black Christmas
Dead or Alive
Excalibur
The Third Man
Angel Heart
Sleepaway Camp
Menace II Society
Pink Flamingos
Dr. Strangelove
Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Too many to name
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Usual Suspects: first that came to mind. Definitely is the definition of "best ending ever".
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Why haven't more people mentioned Planet of the Apes?


I'm gonna say LOTR: The Return of the King. Seeing it the first time, and knowing that in the book there were SIX whole chapters still left after the actual destruction of the Ring, I was half expecting Jackson to compress the aftermath and ending of the story into a tight five minutes. Thankfully he let the ending play out at it's appropriate length and pace, including the bit part I was sure he was going to leave out, "Well, I'm back", the final words of the novel.

Well done, Jackson
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Originally posted by Rypro 525
Which ending are you referring to?


For me, it's Silence of the Lambs. This past year, Mystic River had a cool ending. I guess I just love those endings that don't wrap everything up for the audience...
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The French Connection
Once Upon A Time In The West
The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
For A Few Dollars More
Death Wish
Thirteen Conversations About One Thing
Sorcerer
Say Anything...
Heat
Thief
Unbreakable
Unforgiven
Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry
The Searchers
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Some of my favorites:

Sixth Sense
Planet of the Apes (original)
The Sting
Orca
Usual Suspects
Se7en
Fight Club
Arlington Road
Unbreakable
Alien
Body Heat
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Tin Cup
Major League
The Matrix
Gladiator
Braveheart
Memento
Top Gun
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the funny narration at the end of Death Race 2000



...Oh yeah. And SE7EN.

Rushmore pulled off the best happy ending that I remember having seen.
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My favorite ending to any movie has to be City of Woman.
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Where he is finally rewarded with the image of 'the perfect woman' in the form of a hot air balloon to take him to safety. As he's flying off, a group of militants come out and start machine gunning the balloon. He stares up at the perfect woman, which because of the air escasping from the bullet holes, is now distorting, turning into a terrible monster that's coming down to get him as he falls to his death.


It was funny, shocking, visually engaging. I think it's the best ending I've seen to any movie.
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Braveheart, Dead Poet's Society.

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