Here Are 7 Movies With The Best Plot Twists

Avya Sharma , 21 Jul 2020

A good plot twist is a special kind of thrill, no? Many TV shows like Games Of Thrones, Sherlock immediately come to mind when I think of shows with a good twist. I mean, sudden character deaths or revelations, the big twists that change the entire narrative are just so exciting, no? But it should also be noted that plot twists are tricky and if they don’t stick well, they can completely ruin the film. It’s more like a make it or break it situation, honestly.

Ever since I have been acquainted with the world of cinema, crime, drama and horror thrillers have been my favourite genres. So in my attempt to share a few films such without ruining it for you, I have assorted a list of 7 movies, which according to me had the best plot twists.

Here we go:

1. Kahaani (2012)

Vidya Balan in Bound Script Motion Pictures' Kahaani
Vidya Balan in Bound Script Motion Pictures’ Kahaani

Directed by Sujoy Ghosh, the film is about a pregnant woman who travels from London and covers all of Kolkata in search of her missing husband. The film stars Vidya Balan,  Parambrata Chattopadhyay, Indraneil Sengupta, Nawazuddin Siddiqui among others.

2. Fight Club (1999)

Brad Pitt and Edward Norton in Fox 2000 Pictures' Fight Club
Brad Pitt and Edward Norton in Fox 2000 Pictures’ Fight Club

Helmed by the great David Fincher, Fight Club narrates the story of an insomniac office worker and soap-maker who form an underground fight club that progresses into much more.

3. Andhadhun (2018)

Ayushmann Khurrana in Viacom18 Motion Pictures' Andhadhun
Ayushmann Khurrana in Viacom18 Motion Pictures’ Andhadhun

The film stars Ayushmann Khurrana, Tabu, Radhika Apte among others in pivotal roles and revolves around a blind pianist who gets unwillingly involved in the murder of a former film actor.

4. Shutter Island (2018)

Leonardo DiCaprio in Paramount Pictures' Shutter Island
Leonardo DiCaprio in Paramount Pictures’ Shutter Island

Directed by Martin Scorsese, Shutter Island is about a U.S Marshal who is sent to probe the disappearance of a murderer who escaped from an asylum.

5. Dhrishyam (2015)

Ajay Devgn in Viacom18 Motion Pictures' Dhrishyam
Ajay Devgn in Viacom18 Motion Pictures’ Dhrishyam

The film is a remake of a Malayalam film of the same name. It stars Ajay Devgn, Tabu, Shriya Saran among others and it revolves around a man who takes desperate measures to save his family from the dark side of the law after they perform an unexpected crime.

6. Gone Girl (2014)

Ben Affleck in 20th Century Studios' Gone Girl
Ben Affleck in 20th Century Studios’ Gone Girl

Another masterpiece by David Fincher, Gone Girl is about a man who comes into the media spotlight as he is suspected in the case of his wife’s disappearance.

7. Seven (1995)

Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman in New Line Cinema's Seven
Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman in New Line Cinema’s Seven

Starring Morgan Freeman, Bradd Pitt and Kevin Spacey, Seven narrates the story about a rookie and a veteran detective who are in the hunt for a serial killer.

How many of these films have you watched? Let me know which one is your favourite.

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