The 20 Most Illogical Movie Endings
It’s understandable that directors want to make the endings of their movies as impressive as possible, but sometimes these carefully-designed closing scenes just go against all logic. We select 20 of the most illogical movie endings of all time, check out to see if you have the same feeling.
20. War Of The Worlds
Young Robbie is revealed to have somehow survived from the ferocious hilltop massacre at the film’s ending. A great example of Spielberg sentimentalism gone a little bit too far.
19. Vanilla Sky
Tom Cruise discovers that all the bizarre events that’s been happening to him over the film’s running-time can be put down to glitches within the cryogenic sleep programme he’s been in for the last 150 years. Yes, 150 years.
18. Jacob’s Ladder
In the end of the movie, We are told that the entire movie has been Jacob’s dying dream as he lies on a Vietnam battlefield. It just comes out of nowhere.
17. Back To The Future Part 3
The Doc manages to build another time machine out of a steam train, but science tells us that time travel require plutonium. And back in the Old West, the Doc doesn’t have any at all.
16. Django Unchained
You know that the film is set in 1858. You also know that Django blows up Candieland with a whole heap of dynamite. But what you might not know, is that the explosive wouldn’t be invented until 1867…
15. The Game
All the chaos that has been enveloping Michael Douglas’ character was actually all part of an elaborate birthday party prank. Incredibly, he shakes off a wealth of broken glass and gets on with the fun.
14. Batman Begins
Ra’s Al Gul attacks Gotham city by vaporising its water supply. Apparently however, his vaporising machine has no effect on the water that makes up 75% of the human body.
13. The Number 23
Jim Carrey becomes obsessed with a book that contains weird parallels with his life. But in the end he remembers he wrote it himself during his stay in a mental facility. But why that book hasn’t been taken off him years ago when he left the facility. You wouldn’t have a story then of course, but would we be missing much?
12. Fight Club
The Narrator realizes that Tyler is just a facet of his personality and shoots himself in the mouth, “killing” Tyler for good. Then he manages to get to his feet and stroll over to the window. What?! He didn’t kill himself?
11. Reservoir Dogs
Look closely, in the final shoot-out, Joe is aiming at Orange. White is aiming at Joe. Eddie is aiming at White. So why does Eddie fall before White can get a second shot off?
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