Are you quite good at predicting what will happen next in a movie? Do the obvious bore you? Do you like to be surprised?
If you answered ‘yes’ to all the questions above, this ranking is just for you! Maimovie ranked the top 10 movies with an “unexpected plot” and “lot of twists” that will take you on an unpredictable roller coaster ride.
The development of the internet and accessibility to various contents has made it much easier to predict twists in a movie, and some have become quite cliché. The ultimate twist in The Sixth Sense (1999) is no longer shocking to anyone! So, for those of you who miss that shocking, stabbed-in-the-back type of feeling from movies, Maimovie ranked the best of best just for you.
These movies will set you up just to betray your expectations and fail your predictions. Be prepared to be bewildered, amused, and shocked!
The following list was based on Maimovie on March 30, 2022, under the “unexpected plot” and “lot of twists” Keytalks. Check out the Maimovie app or website to discover more movies and shows.
2013, 2h 4m
Virgil Oldman is a world renowned antiques expert and auctioneer. An eccentric genius, he leads a solitary life, going to extreme lengths to keep his distance from the messiness of human relationships. When appointed by the beautiful but emotionally damaged Claire to oversee the valuation and sale of her family’s priceless art collection, Virgil allows himself to form an attachment to her – and soon he is engulfed by a passion which will rock his bland existence to the core.
2020, 1h 54m
A young woman, traumatized by a tragic event in her past, seeks out vengeance against those who crossed her path.
2006, 2h 10m
A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy — full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.
1992, 1h 52m
Irish Republican Army member Fergus forms an unexpected bond with Jody, a kidnapped British soldier in his custody, despite the warnings of fellow IRA members Jude and Maguire. Jody makes Fergus promise he’ll visit his girlfriend, Dil, in London, and when Fergus flees to the city, he seeks her out. Hounded by his former IRA colleagues, he finds himself increasingly drawn to the enigmatic, and surprising, Dil.
1995, 1h 46m
Held in an L.A. interrogation room, Verbal Kint attempts to convince the feds that a mythic crime lord, Keyser Soze, not only exists, but was also responsible for drawing him and his four partners into a multi-million dollar heist that ended with an explosion in San Pedro harbor – leaving few survivors. Verbal lures his interrogators with an incredible story of the crime lord’s almost supernatural prowess.
2010, 2h 18m
World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.
2014, 2h 29m
With his wife’s disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it’s suspected that he may not be innocent.
2016, 2h 25m
1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a young woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering uncle, but she’s involved in something greater that will soon be revealed.
2018, 1h 26m
Police officer Asger Holm, demoted to desk work as an alarm dispatcher, answers a call from a panicked woman who claims to have been kidnapped. Confined to the police station and with the phone as his only tool, Asger races against time to get help and find her.
2019, 2h 11m
When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan’s dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan’s untimely death.