The 16 Worst Movie Endings Ever
Movie endings can make a film, like The Sixth Sense and The Usual Suspects, the last-minute twists and turns is all it’s about. In the same way, movie endings can ruin a film pretty easily. It’s when you are expecting a climax, and what you get is a anticlimax. It’s when you want the movie to end, but the director has something else to tell. It’s when you know it’s supposed to be a twist or happy ending, but the way it is presented makes you sick to the stomach. Here are 16 fine examples of directors don’t know how to end a movie properly.
16. (500) Days Of Summer
The Ending: Joe Gordon-Levitt meets a girl he takes a liking to, and it seems as though he might finally be getting over Summer. The new girl’s name? Autumn. Autumn!
Why It’s So Bad: It couldn’t be coyer.
The Ending: Having finally escaped his island nightmare, Tom Hanks returns home to find his girlfriend shacked up with their dentist.
Why It’s So Bad: Talk about an anticlimax. All that’s missing is a sad trombone noise.
14. Monty Python & The Holy Grail
The Ending: King Arthur and his knights are taken into custody by a group of modern-day policemen.
Why It’s So Bad: As great as the movie undoubtedly is, this one reeks of not knowing how to wrap things up, as the guys run out of money and ideas.
The Ending: Everything turns out perfectly for practically everyone involved, with even the little Aborigine boy riding off into the sunset.
Why It’s So Bad: It’s a slow build of schmaltz as the famously inhospitable terrain of early 20th Century Australia proves an unlikely backdrop to a whole heap of goo…