The Most Iconic Movie Plot Twists of All Time

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Not everything is what it seems, and these movies make sure of that. Whether a character has been dead the whole time or is actually two different people, some films surprised us more than others. No one predicted any of these famous and shocking plot twists…

Shutter Island

At the end of this Leonardo Dicaprio classic, it is revealed to viewers that although were led to believe he is a US Marshal, his character is actually a patient in the confines of an insane asylum.

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The Village

This Amish-style community lives deep in the forest to protect themselves from the scary humanoid monsters that exist beyond the confines of the village. It’s eventually revealed that the monsters are just people and that the Elders left civilization to escape their past traumas, and raised their children under a false belief.

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The More You Know

  • Paul Schrader wrote Taxi Driver in five days. It is rumoured he had a loaded gun by his desk for “inspiration and motivation”.
  • The Dark Knight made more money in its first six days in the US than Batman Begins made in its entire domestic run.
  • The many parts turned down by Sean Connery include roles in The Matrix, The Lord of the Rings, Jurassic Park, Indy IV and Blade Runner.
  • Iron Man first appeared in the Marvel Comic “Tales of Suspense” in 1963.
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