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"Fallen" immediatly comes to mind. The bad guy actually wins, and you never see it coming, I mean, come on, how often does Denzel Washington as the good guy actually lose in a movie?



I thought Batman Begins had the best ending ever. Probably because I'm a big Joker fan and it got me all excited.
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Im a big fan of the ending to Ford's The Searchers . Could a cowboy be any more badass than when walking into the sunset?

Back to the Future I & II. I almost wet myself every time. The music plays a big part with these endings, but i love how well they're done. The Matrix Reloaded should have taken a hint from BTTF on how to get hype for a sequel.

I'll go think of a few more...



'The Discreet Charm Of The Bourgeoisie' has one of the most clever and (imho) genius ridden endings.



I dunno if this is all time, but a few of my favorite endings are Fight Club and Creep (Christopher Smith).



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I have to say the ending of Usual Suspects was...
WARNING: "Usual Suspects" spoilers below
Who would have thought he was faking it all along?
I thought it was clever.





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Hello everyone, this is my first post. My favorite ending would probably go to the Shawshank Redemption, very powerful in my opinion. Although many other films come to mind.
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Usual Suspects,Devil's Advocate,Chinatown,Planet of The Apes.....they are first ones i remember
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The Usual Suspects and Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid

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Butch Cassidy: Wait a minute - you didn't see Lefors out there did you?
Sundance Kid: Lefors? No, why?
Butch Cassidy: Thank God for that. For a moment there I thought we were in trouble.



I wouldn't say they're the greatest, but they're some of my favorites:

"Silence of the Lambs" - For Hannibal's last line.

"Basic" - You get the surprise, a wink and Black Betty.

"Cast Away" - It gives you hope that there are other paths to follow.

"The Train Robbers" - You have to see it to appreciate it.

"Pirates of the Caribbean" - I don't know what it is. Depp's last line or the music or the combination of both. But as soon as it's over I want to see more.



Thelma and Louise... not the greatest, but I think very memorable…
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ET all the way



The Matrix Revolutions - WOW!!

Child's Play 1,2 and 3 have GREAT endings



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Haha, thanks for that Caitlyn. I was wondering why mine looked so terrible :P



Cry Wolf and Saw II have good endings.

I always favor a twist. Ocean's 11 and 12 also come to mind.

I generally love a eucatastrophic twist, but if I'm surprised, I usually like it.
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The soliloquy by Roy at the end of "Blade Runner"...



Chinatown - Grim, tragic and undeniably powerful. A perfect ending to a perfect film.



So many good movies, so little time.
The Searchers
Some Like it Hot
Casablanca
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I always thought the end of "The Godfather" was great. Honorable mention goes to the following: Braveheart, The Sixth Sense, A Few Good Men and Gladiator.
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