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Movies with odd endings.

Discussion in 'Movies & Television' started by tyeeslayer, Jan 9, 2017.

  1. tyeeslayer

    tyeeslayer Super Member

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    Two off the top of my head.
    The Birds
    Blazing Saddles.

    Your offerings?
     
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  2. jbrainey

    jbrainey What we want is complete weirdification Subscriber

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    No Country For Old Men
    Easy Rider
     
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  3. 1tumbleweed

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    Odd? Or surprising?

    Jacob's Ladder is pretty much my WTF movie.

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    Two lane black top
    Angel Heart
     
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  5. bobsvinyl

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    I felt that way about "The Happening" with Mark Wahlberg and "The Crossing Guard" with Jack Nicholson.
     
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    "Pink Flamingos"
    "Salt"
    "Buried"
     
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    Monty Python and the Holy Grail
    Dr. Strangelove
     
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    John Carpenter's The Thing 1982
     
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    Vanishing Point.

    I figured that one started this thread.

    The other one is Dirty Mary Crazy Larry.
     
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    That movie reminded me of another Tim Robbins movie with an equally WTF ending:

    Erik The Viking
     
  11. dodog

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    How about Taxi Driver
     
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  12. guiller

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    8 1/2 by Fellini.

     
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    "Thelma & Louise"
    "Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid"
     
  14. Condorsat

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    WARNING *** tough ending to watch.

    This ending did not sit well with the movie going audience (why shoot the running man in the back?) ... but makes perfect sense from a "character" perspective. You have to pay close attention to the dialog (character building) throughout the movie.

    Made no sense to me when I was a kid ... but like fine wine ... got better with age ... takes life experience that comes with time to understand the characters . One of my favorite thinking mans westerns.
     
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  15. sKiZo

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    No such list is complete without Harold and Maude ...

    PS ... I figure a "spoiler alert" would be a bit redundant here, considering the thread's title ... but hey, if you've never seen the movie ... SPOILER ALERT! <G>

     
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  16. tubeampking

    tubeampking Chronic dabbler

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    I'd have to agree with you there...watched it twice and I'm still not sure.
     

     

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  17. tubeampking

    tubeampking Chronic dabbler

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    +1 for Holy Grail. They ran out of money according to the directors cut. That would have been my pick...
     
  18. Dude111

    Dude111 Analogue is Awesome

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    Sleepaway camp has quite a strange ending! (1983)


    I think its the BEST out of all of them......
     
  19. Beatnik

    Beatnik What's this ?

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    I recently watched Children of Men, it somewhat ends odd. Maybe I need to watch it again at some point.
     
  20. danj

    danj modern primitive

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    I can't believe no one has mentioned a couple Kubrick classics: 2001: A Space Odyssey and The Shining.
     
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