The best twist endings in movies? Those that enhance the film's previous two hours without rendering them moot.
From Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" in 1960 to modern classics like "Memento," "The Sixth Sense" and "The Usual Suspects," twist endings have shocked audiences for decades. Who can forget that he was dead the entire time? Or that she was dead the entire time? Or that he was the criminal mastermind? Or that they were all in his mind? Or that you blew it up?
Below, enjoy 15 of the greatest twist endings in movie history. Which ones did we forget? Let us know in the comments below!
"She wouldn't even harm a fly." Not only did Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" include one of the most shocking onscreen deaths of all time, but it's ending was a total surprise.
'Planet of the Apes'
The Planet of the Apes? It was Earth.
"What's in the box"?
'The Crying Game'
One of the most shocking twists ever.
Christopher Nolan's twisty film about magic ends with a pretty great bit of sleight of hand.
The title village? It's actually in the present day.
Bet you never thought Leonardo DiCaprio was going to get killed in this one.
'The Usual Suspects'
Who is Keyser Soze? "My guess is you'll never hear from him again."
'The Sixth Sense'
See dead people.
I am Jack's twist ending.
An underrated rug-pulling denouement. All those characters you've come to know and love? They're inside a murderer's mind.
More seeing dead people. Nicole Kidman and her two children? They're the ghosts -- not the other way around.
"Don't believe his lies." One of the better and more poignant twist endings in the history of cinema, the close of "Memento" deals with how far people will go to forget about the pain they caused a love one.
"There never was an Aaron, counselor."
The twist is in the title.