Plot Twist!: The Surprise Movie Endings Quiz

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What is the name of the giant rabbit that visits the title character in "Donnie Darko"?

After an airplane crash lands into Donnie Darko's bedroom, a giant rabbit named Frank visits him. In a twist ending, viewers learn that the entire experience is a hallucination Donnie suffers just before the crash.

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True or false: The character of Ian is all in Trevor's head in "The Machinist."

In the 2004 film, Ian is a terrifying manifestation of Trevor's guilt over a hit-and-run he committed years earlier.

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Who is killing kids at Camp Crystal Lake in "Friday the 13th"?

After her son died while attending camp, Mrs. Voorhees takes her revenge by killing camp counselors.

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What does Nicole Kidman's character learn at the end of "The Others"?

Grace, played by Nicole Kidman, learns that her house is haunted — by her and her own dead children.

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What happens to Amanda at the end of "Gone Baby Gone"?

Casey Affleck and Michelle Monaghan play investigators trying to locate a missing girl. At the end of the film, they find her alive and well at Capt. Jack Doyle's house.

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What's in the box at the end of "Seven"?

John Doe tortures David Mills — played by Brad Pitt — by putting the head of Mills' wife in a box, then telling Mills that she was pregnant.

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What is lying on the floor between the two kidnapped men in "Saw"?

At the end of "Saw," viewers learn that Jigsaw, the killer, is lying on the floor in the room the entire time.

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What do viewers learn about Tim Robbins' character at the end of "Jacob's Ladder"?

The 1990 flick ends with a surprise twist — Robbins' character is on his deathbed, and the entire film has been a predeath hallucination.

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Who kills Marion Crane in "Psycho"?

Norman Bates, dressed as his long-dead mother, is responsible for Mrs. Crane's bloody murder in the shower.

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What does Malcolm learn at the end of "The Sixth Sense"?

In a classic M. Night Shyamalan twist, Malcolm learns that the reason he can speak to Cole is because he actually died at the start of the film.

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How does Alfred Borden pull off his tricks in "The Prestige"?

Borden pulls off his impressive tricks via the help of his identical twin in the 2006 Christopher Nolan film.

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How does Robert Angier pull off his magical illusions in "The Prestige"?

While Borden uses his twin to pull off his tricks, Angier performs illusions by cloning himself, then killing each clone after the trick is complete.

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Who is actually Keyser Soze in "The Usual Suspects"?

At the very end of the film, viewers learn that Verbal Kint — who tells the story to Kujan — is actually the illusive Keyser Soze.

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What is soylent green made from?

In the distant year of 2022, people feed on soylent green, according to the 1973 movie "Soylent Green." Star Charlton Heston is tormented to learn that the versatile food is actually made from people.

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True or false: The adopted child in "Orphan" is really an adult.

Nine-year old Esther is really a 33-year-old named Leena.

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Who is the killer in "Sleepaway Camp"?

At the end of "Sleepaway Camp," it looks like the shy Angela is the killer. Turns out "Angela" is actually her supposedly dead brother Peter, making Peter the camp killer.

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What does Oh Dae-Su learn at the end of "Oldboy"?

Oh Dae-Su learns, to his horror, that he was in an incestuous relationship with Mi-do — his daughter.

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How are Evelyn and Katherine related in "Chinatown"?

In Roman Polanski's 1974 flick, viewers learn that Evelyn is both mother and sister to Katherine.

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Who kills Leonard's wife in "Memento"?

In the 2000 Christopher Nolan film, viewers learn that amnesiac Leonard actually killed his own wife by injecting her with insulin.

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True or false: In "Secret Window," John Shooter is all in Mort's head.

The mysterious stalker John Shooter is actually a hallucination of Johnny Depp's character, Mort Rainey.

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True or false: "Citizen Kane," Rosebud is a former lover of Charles Foster Kane.

Kane's dying word — rosebud — refers to his childhood sled, a symbol of his lost innocence.

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Which identity is the killer in the film "Identity"?

In a thrilling twist, viewers learn that Malcolm's child identity — Timmy — is actually the killer portion of his personality.

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True or false: Christine wants her husband to get off in "Witness for the Prosecution."

Despite testifying for the prosecution in the 1957 film, Christine actually wants her husband to be found innocent. Her testimony is actually just an elaborate plot to win her husband his freedom.

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Why does Mrs. Lewis die at the end of "The Box"?

Faced with the choice that someone will die if she pushes a mysterious button, Mrs. Lewis chooses to push the button for a million dollars. When "someone she doesn't know" later makes the same choice, Mrs. Lewis has to die.

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True or false: The 2004 film "The Village" takes place in modern times.

While it may appear that "The Village" is set in the 19th century, it actually takes place in the modern world.

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What happened to Rachel in "Shutter Island"?

"Agent Teddy Daniels" learns at the end of the film that he is actually patient Andrew Laeddis, confined to an institution for murdering his wife, Rachel.

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What symbol lets the astronauts on "Planet of the Apes" know that they are actually on Earth?

The astronauts learn that they are actually on Earth after spotting the Statue of Liberty buried in the sand.

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How does Nicholas "kill" Conrad in "The Game"?

In the 1997 film, Nicholas jumps off a roof after shooting his brother Conrad. He survives and later learns that the gun he used was loaded with blanks, and no one actually died.

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Which "Star Wars" film reveals the identity of Luke's father?

It is in "The Empire Strikes Back" that Darth Vader declares "I am your father."

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True or false: The two main characters in "Fight Club" are simply two sides of the narrator's personality.

Edward Norton, as The Narrator, and Brad Pitt, as Tyler Durden, play two sides of the same character in the 1999 David Fincher flick.

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