13 Movies With Unexpected Plots That Are Worth Watching
If you’re looking for a movie that won’t only scare you, but will also make you think, then our compilation is exactly what you need. We have prepared a list of movies that will make you think about them long after you’re finished watching them. And what if the way you understood the ending is different from the way the director had intended you to?
Bright Side has collected scary, difficult, and interesting movies with great plots that amazed our entire team.
Game Night, 2018
This movie tells the story of couples that take part in game night quests every weekend. But everything changes when the brother of the main character gets kidnapped right in front of the other characters. They can’t even understand if this is a prank or something else. If this continues, this night might be the last night for all of them. The captivating and unpredictable story won’t let you relax until the very end.
The Limehouse Golem, 2016
This movie is an adaptation of Peter Ackroyd’s book, Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem. The film takes place in Victorian London where a girl is unfairly convicted of a string of murders. But is this all true? An inspector from Scotland Yard has a hard time solving this case — and so will you. Alan Rickman was supposed to play the main role in this movie, but couldn’t due to his disease. However, Bill Nighy was cast and he did a great job. Everyone who loves a good detective story must watch this movie.
6 Souls, 2010
This movie is a classic psychological thriller about a single mother who is a psychiatrist studying dissociative identity disorders. There is nothing unusual about her life until she gets a patient whose disease doctors can’t explain. This movie is scary and Julianne Moore is great in it.
The Magdalene Sisters, 2002
This movie is based on an event that happened back in the ’60s. The Magdalene asylum in Ireland was a place where girls were forced to work almost 24/7 and were beaten and humiliated. Young women would end up in the asylum for a variety of reasons like being too beautiful or for getting pregnant outside of marriage, for example. This movie is really eerie.
In 1990 in Minnesota, detective Bruce Kenner investigated the sexual abuse of a girl named Angela (Emma Watson). The crime was allegedly committed by her father who claims to remember nothing. They seek the help of Professor Kenneth Raines who uses recovered-memory therapy on John Gray to retrieve his memories. Occultism, conspiracies, and mysticism — what else do you need in a great thriller?
The movie is an adaptation of Joseph Finder’s book, Paranoia. The story is about Adam Cassidy, a 26-year-old low-level employee at a high-tech corporation who hates his job. However, it’s not all that simple, and after the main character makes the biggest mistake of his life, everything changes for him.
If anything, you should watch this film to see the great work of actors Liam Hemsworth, Gary Oldman, and Harrison Ford.
A young girl was murdered and the case was investigated by 2 policemen who happened to be brothers. This may seem like a trivial story but the investigation leads the characters to completely different conclusions, revealing other murders they weren’t supposed to know about. This is a great British film with beautiful camerawork.
Black Butterfly, 2016
This is a story of a writer who is somewhat of a loser named Paul portrayed by Antonio Banderas. The movie is about the main character who lost hope about writing anything worthy until he finds inspiration in a place where others meet death. This is an unusual, scary, and completely unpredictable movie.
All Good Things, 2009
A son of a multimillionaire decides to marry a common girl. Of course, his family doesn’t like his decision and the growing tension soon becomes tragic for the young wife. After she disappears, it takes a long time for the truth to be revealed. The film is based on the story of Robert Alan Durst.
The movie starts with the death of the main character. After a fight with her boyfriend, Christina Ricci’s character has a car accident and finds herself in a funeral parlor. There, she meets Eliot Deacon portrayed by Liam Neeson. Eliot calls himself a medium and he wants to help the girl with her transition into the afterlife. But the girl has her doubts and suspicions.
Le dernier diamant/ The Last Diamond, 2014
A professional burglar is assigned the task of stealing a legendary diamond that costs 40 million dollars. In order to get close to it, he needs to deceive the girl who will estimate the price of the diamond. But everything becomes much more dangerous when the employer gets the diamond.
Das finstere Tal, 2014
This film takes place in a small town full of scary secrets. Of course, nobody likes the weird guy in this town, but things aren’t that simple. With unbelievable Alpine scenery, a mystical atmosphere, and an interesting story, this film is a must-see. If you like Sleepy Hollow, you will probably love this movie.
Miss Sloane, 2016
This is a political film starring the beautiful Jessica Chastain in the leading role. Elizabeth Sloane is a talented and successful lobbyist who is accused of using illegal lobbyism methods. But by the end of the movie, completely different people are on trial. This is a subtle movie where every detail is perfectly placed. This is a great movie and many people would enjoy it.
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