08/16/2013 08:15 am ET Updated Aug 16, 2013

Surprising Alternate Endings To Movies, From 'Titanic' To 'I Am Legend'

Another day, another alternate ending to a popular movie or TV show. Last week "The Hills" unveiled a new conclusion, and days later we learned we may never know the original finale planned for "Finding Dory." Prompted by script rewrites, third-party advice and poor screen-test results, directors often scrap their initial resolutions in favor of updated, presumably better endings. Here are 12 alternate denouements to popular movies, many of which have surfaced thanks to their respective DVDs' special features.

WARNING: We're dealing with the endings of movies here, so naturally there may be spoilers.

Alternate Movie Endings