Page 1 of 4 1234 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 54
  1. #1
    All-Star
    Points: 40,307, Level: 61
    Level completed: 97%, Points required for next Level: 43
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    dahliaclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Minneapolis
    Posts
    1,288
    Points
    40,307
    Level
    61
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 92
    Given: 109

    OT: Best 'twist' in a movie?

    I'm always a fan of a 'twist' in a movie that makes sense or takes everyone by surprise. That means it 'got' me and I didn't see it coming. Doesn't mean you have to like the movie either, necessarily. Can be a 'WTF?!' moment.

    What are some that you have locked away in your memory bank as good ones?

    Mine would be, in no order:

    *Se7en
    *The Game
    *Psycho
    *The Departed (did NOT see that elevator scene happening)
    *Primal Fear
    *The Crying Game (ick)
    *The Sixth Sense (hated the movie though)
    *The Prestige
    *Matchstick Men
    *The Usual Suspects
    *Magnolia
    *



  2. #2
    Addict
    Points: 158,162, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    ISUKyro's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Houston, TX
    Posts
    9,615
    Points
    158,162
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 71
    Given: 189

    Re: OT: Best 'twist' in a movie?

    The first Saw



  3. #3
    Addict
    Points: 129,461, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    theshadow's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    6,569
    Points
    129,461
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 59
    Given: 0

    Re: OT: Best 'twist' in a movie?

    "Fallen"



  4. #4
    All-Star
    Points: 23,753, Level: 47
    Level completed: 21%, Points required for next Level: 797
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranCreated Album pictures10000 Experience Points
    ketchupnmustard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Posts
    1,009
    Points
    23,753
    Level
    47
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 11

    Re: OT: Best 'twist' in a movie?

    The Mist had a pretty twisty ending.


    "The bass, the rock,
    The mic, the treble,
    I like my coffee black,
    Just like my metal."

  5. #5
    Bench Warmer Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points
    jperickson23's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    322
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: OT: Best 'twist' in a movie?

    Primal Fear is the first one that comes to my mind and is probably my favorite. I think you listed all of the best ones.



  6. #6
    Pro Achievements:
    SocialVeteran25000 Experience Points
    CyGal's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    WDM
    Posts
    2,753
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: OT: Best 'twist' in a movie?

    How about Hide and Seek.


    Throwing seven different kinds of smoke!

  7. #7
    square root(31) = 5.56776436
    Points: 495,222, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 46.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    Angie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    IA
    Posts
    17,579
    Points
    495,222
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 719
    Given: 2,862

    Re: OT: Best 'twist' in a movie?

    Quote Originally Posted by dahliaclone View Post
    I'm always a fan of a 'twist' in a movie that makes sense or takes everyone by surprise. That means it 'got' me and I didn't see it coming. Doesn't mean you have to like the movie either, necessarily. Can be a 'WTF?!' moment.

    What are some that you have locked away in your memory bank as good ones?

    Mine would be, in no order:

    *Se7en
    *The Game
    *Psycho
    *The Departed (did NOT see that elevator scene happening)
    *Primal Fear
    *The Crying Game (ick)
    *The Sixth Sense (hated the movie though)
    *The Prestige
    *Matchstick Men
    *The Usual Suspects
    *Magnolia
    *
    FANTASTIC list - and has some of my favorite movies on there. I'd probably add "Frailty" and "Fight Club" (even though I knew it was coming, since I'd read the book), and that sums up my list, too.

    My problem is that I often guess the trick ending. I was working while some people were watching "The Village" in the same room, so I wasn't really watching. About 20 min. in, I said, "I bet that it's XXXXX." They all laughed me off - and then that was the big surprise.


    M 7/09

  8. #8
    Pro
    Points: 118,866, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    balken's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    2,643
    Points
    118,866
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3
    Given: 0

    Re: OT: Best 'twist' in a movie?

    Spanish Prisoner



  9. #9
    Legend
    Points: 179,530, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 28.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Aclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Des Moines, Ia.
    Posts
    12,761
    Points
    179,530
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 130
    Given: 510

    Re: OT: Best 'twist' in a movie?

    Sticking with "Sixth Sense"...it's the definition of what a "twist" should be.



  10. #10
    Starter
    Points: 30,381, Level: 53
    Level completed: 58%, Points required for next Level: 469
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    Recommendation Second ClassVeteran25000 Experience Points
    tzjung's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    945
    Points
    30,381
    Level
    53
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 52
    Given: 94

    Re: OT: Best 'twist' in a movie?

    How could no one pick 'Fight Club'....AWESOME movie with a totally messed up twist.



  11. #11
    Legend
    Points: 404,097, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 20.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cyclonedave25's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    Posts
    14,510
    Points
    404,097
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 393
    Given: 192

    Re: OT: Best 'twist' in a movie?

    In no particular order:
    The Prestige
    The Departed
    Saw IV
    The Illusionist



  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 50,903, Level: 69
    Level completed: 83%, Points required for next Level: 247
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    AirWalke's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    5,726
    Points
    50,903
    Level
    69
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 13
    Given: 6

    Re: OT: Best 'twist' in a movie?

    The Others had a pretty good twist ending. Definitely one of the better non-violent horror films I've seen lately.


    Go Sssssssssyclones!

  13. #13
    Rookie
    Points: 12,444, Level: 33
    Level completed: 71%, Points required for next Level: 206
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    573
    Points
    12,444
    Level
    33
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: OT: Best 'twist' in a movie?

    Deja Vu!... One of my favorite movies!



  14. #14
    Addict
    Points: 129,461, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    theshadow's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    6,569
    Points
    129,461
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 59
    Given: 0

    Re: OT: Best 'twist' in a movie?

    Memento -- not so much a twist as trying to figure out the right plot sequence.



  15. #15
    Rookie
    Points: 12,444, Level: 33
    Level completed: 71%, Points required for next Level: 206
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    573
    Points
    12,444
    Level
    33
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: OT: Best 'twist' in a movie?

    I was younger when I saw it last so I don't remember a whole lot about it, but what about the movie "Frequency"?



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 11:00 AM