Colin Farrell, whom he had previously worked with on In Bruges, is game for a different sort of role – playing the straight man while new collaborators Sam Rockwell and Christopher Walken provide the zany pizazz. Action, Drama, Mystery. An Internet chat, a coffee shop meet-up, an impromptu fashion shoot back at Jeff's place. 106 min Drama, Mystery, Thriller. 139 min The main characters concoct increasingly complicated ways to kill each other and you can't help but laugh. Gregory Hoblit BuzzFeed Staff. Adrien Brody, Woody Harrelson, In addition to Downey Jr.’s performance is the context for Ben Stiller’s character Tugg Speedman, a fading action movie star who had previously tried keeping his career on track by portraying the mentally challenged "Simple Jack" – which garnered real life controversy from advocacy groups before Tropic Thunder’s release. Saskia Mulder, Votes: Maïwenn, After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes. Edward Norton, | 97 min The Others. Action, Crime, Drama. Stranded at a desolate Nevada motel during a nasty rain storm, ten strangers become acquainted with each other when they realize that they're being killed off one by one. Zee’s (Wendy Glenn) proposition to her boyfriend right next to his dead mother, in particular, is a riot. David Koepp | Gross: The film has had a peculiar history of adaptations, having been adapted for Broadway by Brooks, using Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick for the leads, and then remaking his film based upon the adaptatio. | I did NOT see that coming. Cameron Crowe These are the films that revel in pitch-black tones and making light of very serious and often taboo themes, delighting in each shamefaced chuckle and every giggle flavored by tinges of cringing. Drama, Horror, Mystery. So what do you get when you mix a home invasion thriller, dark humor, and Home Alone? His boss Harry (Ralph Fiennes) is a bit more ruthless in his insults, but he still possesses the same painful honesty. Let’s face it: as much as it’s fun to watch romantic comedies, they’re often predictable, following the same tropes and wrapping up the story with a happy ending. Zach Grenier, Votes: | Enter Cheap Thrills, a pitch-black comedy about two desperate friends participating in a game of escalating truth or dare to make some quick cash, despite how twisted these dares become. Wes Bentley, Votes: | Ray Liotta, Ray takes no prisoners in his seemingly constant verbal abuse, as can be seen in his remarks to Ken about Bruges compared to Dublin and in his encounter with a heavy-set group of strangers. Boundaries are there to be tested, not to confine us. John Michael McDonagh’s The Guard is nothing but fun; it’s part Irish western, part buddy cop movie, and part dark comedy. | | Gross: Mila Kunis, Some comedies, however, will intend to make you feel guilty about why you’re laughing. Drama, Thriller. 182,093 It’s simply too rich to ignore. 1,186,660 | | Adrian Lyne Seinfeld: 10 Times The Main Characters Should Probably Have Gone To Jail, Two and a Half Men: 10 Funniest Celebrity Appearances, Ranked, 3rd Rock From The Sun: Dick's 10 Best Quotes, Ranked, Grey's Anatomy: 10 Storylines The Show Dropped. Stars: For this list, we’re ranking 20 of the best funny zombie movies any filmmaker should check out. Maria Bello, 153,455 | John Maybury Stars: Director: | $1.48M, R | by Spencer Althouse. 100 min Chazz Palminteri, Meat Loaf, Alex Reid, $52.16M, R A man with a fateful secret embarks on an extraordinary journey of redemption by forever changing the lives of seven strangers. 334,611 Even if it were the only option relevant example from the film, we could have left this entry for Tropic Thunder with Robert Downey Jr.’s performance as Kirk Lazarus and still satisfyingly considered it a worthy inclusion. Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Billy Dee Williams, Votes: Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. Elizabeth Peña, 21. | | The "kill list," so to speak, in this film includes censorship, American foreign policy – which would get another rousing, more thorough send-up in Team America: World Police – and parents who aren’t able to accept the blame whenever an issue with their child arises. For them, they may be content watching a horror movie that has a comedy twist to it. For some though they are just a bit too scary but still have some intrigue to them. Dunne plays it with an even mixture of cheekiness and gravitas, and though the joke is repeated a couple of times, it’s most funny the final time as David tries hiding in a Piccadilly Circus "adult" theater, all while his victims from the night before joyfully hypothesize the many ways David could take his own life. The director had a twist of his own in store: His next four movies, “Lady In The Water,” “The Happening,” “The Last Airbender” and “After Earth,” were all absolutely terrible — but like Jason Voorhees leaping from the lake, he returned to form with “The Visit” in 2015, and by most accounts, “Split” is pretty good, too (look for our review later in the week). Action, Adventure, Fantasy. 75,160 Many movies broadcast their twists like weather forecasts, but there are those whose dramatic u-turns leave us giddy to the bone after being usurped by the unexpected. 1,122,991 Hannah Arendt may have coined the concept "the banality of evil," but in Fargo, the Coen brothers mostly make evil look benign. Harrison Ford, Though, without Deadpool’s peculiar personality, Deadpool would have just been any other superhero movie, underscoring his importance in not just the Marvel canon, but also the superhero genre. Stars: Stream Planet of the Apes , … Josh Hartnett, Stars: | Stars: | 124 min Release Calendar DVD & Blu-ray Releases Top Rated Movies Most Popular Movies Browse Movies by Genre Top Box Office Showtimes & Tickets Showtimes & Tickets In Theaters Coming Soon Coming Soon Movie News India Movie Spotlight. Director: | Director: Such is the risk one takes with any Troma feature, but Poultrygeist seems special in this regard. Release Calendar DVD & Blu-ray Releases Top Rated Movies Most Popular Movies Browse Movies by Genre Top Box Office Showtimes & Tickets Showtimes & Tickets In Theaters Coming Soon Coming Soon Movie News India Movie Spotlight. Director: 110 min | Soylent Green (Richard Fleischer, 1973) This 70’s sci-fi classic has one of the most iconic twists in cinema history. Natalie Portman, Joe Pantoliano, 1,156,449 Almost every film that comes out now has at least one twist or another, but some really stand out for their brilliance or shock value. There are no spoilers in descriptions. Director: Kurt Russell, Votes: Johnny Depp, | The “twist ending” has long been a Hollywood staple. Drama, Mystery, Thriller. | Vincent Cassel, Drama, Thriller. Hugh Jackman, | | Gross: 181,798 Stars: | Jeff's a handsome, smooth fashion photographer. As the decade draws to a close, EW has rounded up the best twists in films that came out between 2010 and 2019. A phobic con artist and his protégé are on the verge of pulling off a lucrative swindle when the former's teenage daughter arrives unexpectedly. While most great examples occur in a movie’s final moments, there are also several compelling twists which take place […] If anything is banal, it’s the Coen brothers’ depiction of small town America. Orphan (2009) - great twist, I never would've guessed that ending. 116 min Director: William Penix (@wilhelmphoenix) is a William & Mary alum, list writer for ScreenRant and film reviewer for Cut Print Film. The Germans were onto something when they created a word that expressed pleasure at another person’s misery, that word being "schadenfreude." Robert Paterson, | Gross: Thanks to one of its protagonists, Ray (Colin Farrell), who is refferred to by his partner Ken (Brendan Gleeson) as the worst tourist in the world, it’s also pleasantly absurd and profane, garnering cult status through its dark humor and clever dialogue. James Rebhorn, Votes: $100.61M, R | Matt Damon, And as The Interview made clear a couple of years ago, we still like to take swipes at North Korea every now and then, and this film even devotes an entire musical number to the inability of making ‘l’ sounds. Stephen Baldwin, Votes: Plot twists can make a good movie great, a great movie legendary, a bad movie good, and a terrible movie something unforgettable. $69.95M, R 1,067,546 After you look through the best funny zombie movies of all time, you’ll see it’s impossible to kill the zombie movie because right when you think it’s dead, someone infuses a new twist into it, bringing it back to life. 104 min Action, Drama, Mystery. An American Werewolf in London was certainly a sharp left turn for director John Landis, who was continuing to ride the waves of success fomented by Animal House and The Blues Brothers. Sean Penn, Adventure (2) Comedy (2) Romance (1) Feature Film (30) Adventure, Horror, Thriller. 124 min Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi. A lovelorn screenwriter becomes desperate as he tries and fails to adapt 'The Orchid Thief' by Susan Orlean for the screen. At the end of the day, however, you’re still watching to people willingly resort to personal and physical agony. Alison Lohman, $0.71M, R | $106.95M, PG | Sam Rockwell, Death Note: The Main Characters, Ranked From Worst To Best By Character Arc, 18 Twisted Movies That Make You Feel Bad for Laughing, Dragon Ball Super: The Main Characters, Ranked From Worst To Best By Character Arc, Supernatural: 5 Things We'll Miss About Sam (& 5 About Dean), The Boys: How Old Are The Heroes, Really? A man with short-term memory loss attempts to track down his wife's murderer. Naomi Watts, While America and Canada wage war over the imprisonment and impending execution of sophomoric Canadian comedians, the homosexual Devil – which is pretty on the nose considering the archaic rhetoric regarding homosexuality that would have persisted in the 90s – looks to break free from his abusive relationship with Saddam Hussein. Franck Khalfoun, Votes: | Gross: Stars: Neil Marshall Honestly, home invasion thrillers are one of the best genres to write dark humor for. | Gross: | | Moviemakers lover to blow away their audiences with an unexpected and surprising plot turn that forces viewers to reassess everything they thought they knew about the story. | Somehow, it seems only fitting that Heathers screenwriter Daniel Waters is the older brother of Mean Girls director Mark Waters. Winona Ryder, Votes: John Hawkes, Votes: It’s certainly a creepy setup, undercut by stylish fantasies and an almost awkwardly youthful performance from Spacey, but then it’s made even creepier – and thereby funnier – when Angela sheepishly tries to seduce Lester by the film’s end. Additionally, when the humor gets dark, it gets pitch black. Movies in IMDB's "Top 250" that I havent seen. A case of mistaken identity lands Slevin into the middle of a war being plotted by two of the city's most rival crime bosses. Keira Knightley, Stars: That, however, is part of Troma’s appeal. Naomi Watts, A Russian teenager living in London who dies during childbirth leaves clues to a midwife in her journal that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family. Rosario Dawson, 108,373 You can’t beat the first viewing of a movie, but a film with a good twist can actually enhance the experience of re-watching it because you see events from a radically different perspective. A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption, and murder. Stars: Viggo Mortensen, 20 unromantic movies with a surprise romantic twist. No matter the style of humor, the runtime, or the weight of the subject matter, comedies are, generally speaking, naturally fast-paced examples of entertainment that attempt to ensure their viewers leave with smiles on their faces. Mind-twisting or mind-fuc*ing movies are movies with an unexplained main fable that CAN be explained in some way, movies where we don't know what's real and what isn't (only if it's important for the main fable! | Gross: In any of the films listed, it doesn’t take long for a least one character to demonstrate an acerbic wit that appropriately suspends belief. Stars: | Everything from everyday conversation, to routine investigation of a multiple homicide is presented as purposefully dull, but the prominence of the regional accent in dialogue prevents proceedings from being entirely bland. Choi Min-sik, $130.10M, R Now this was the Deadpool fans had been screaming about for so long, not that poor representation – although still played Ryan Reynolds – of Wade Wilson who made an appearance in X-Men Origins: Wolverine. | Gross: David Slade The film features the talents of Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder as Max Bialystock and Leopold Bloom, respectively. Armin Mueller-Stahl, In McDonagh’s film, it all comes down to strong characterization. There are your archetypal corrupt cops and then there’s Gerry Boyle. It goes without saying that if you don't want to find out what the movie's twist is, don't read beyond the "Spoiler Alert! Strange Vs John Constantine: Who Would Win? Under constant surveillance by Detective Brikowski and assassin Goodkat, he must get them before they get him. Sam Mendes Director: 98,597 Enter Cheap Thrills, a pitch-black comedy about two desperate friends participating in a game of escalating truth or dare to make some quick cash, despite how twisted these dares become. Director: Both are worth your time if you're looking for a dark chuckle. Additionally, because Deadpool continues to be one of the year’s highest grossing pictures more than halfway through the year and right in the thick of summer releases, don’t be surprised to see more of this ilk in the future. Marc Forster David Fincher Daniel Craig, 103 min For example, a small group of characters will interact for a reason that might normally be over in the blink of an eye, but then one character says or does something nonsensical, and they’re all stuck talking about it for a minute or two. | Scarlett Johansson, 120 min Stars: $22.49M, R 99 min 67,554 Director: | Natalie Mendoza, | Gross: | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery. Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi. 95 min Between the initial werewolf attack on the English moors and David’s first night out as a werewolf, it is a genuinely frightening flick – not to mention special-effects artist Rick Baker’s famous transformation sequence that ranks with the best of them. | Many TV shows— Game of Thrones immediately comes to mind—have mastered the … | Gross: Well, you do get You’re Next, but more importantly, you get an entertaining subversion of the home invasion genre. Faye Dunaway, | Fantasy, Mystery, Romance. And of course, while Bale’s performance as Bateman is often disturbing in his volatile insanity, the zany goofiness with which he presents himself is intoxicating. First of all, miraculously, almost no one here can be considered a sympathetic character. | It’s a twist on the "us against the world" mentality that’s oddly romantic – at least, until the cracking final scene that will leave you grasping for air in laughter. There’s something inherently fun about watching an already emotionally tested family with a bevy of rocky relationships continue to gloriously sink further into the rabbit hole. Cate Blanchett, Votes: With Heathers, however, the elder Waters gave his humor a dark, twisted edge that simultaneously exposes the ugly truths about high school kids, while still giving them an elevated platform to stand on. | | 113 min Kevin Spacey, Gaear may be a stoic, stone-cold criminal, but Carl’s lack of grace – especially when confronting Jerry’s father-in-law – undercuts any intimidation factor. Important note : I didn't checked what peoples most like, it's my personal opinion. The comical degree to which the accent is highlighted may be enough to make anyone feel slightly bad about chuckling – especially if they are from the northern central states – but Buscemi and Stormare are an equally rich source of non-regretful entertainment. | Gross: Kang Hye-jeong, Though his most recent and biggest film yet, High-Rise was released not too long ago, Ben Wheatley is still a director on the rise. What’s remarkable about Oram and Lowe’s performances as Chris and Tina, respectively, is the subtle way in which they express victimization and victimhood in spite of the predicaments that they, to put it mildly, create for themselves. Drama. This movie put writer/director M. Night Shyamalan on the map, and he followed it up with a bunch of worse movies with worse twists. $26.12M, R John Cusack, | Gross: The dichotomy of prototypical suburban American life decaying while one person attains clarity, peace, and newfound confidence through pursuit of personal truth is only the beginning of this roller coaster. Sam Rockwell, | | Leave it to the creators of South Park to make light of any taboo or timely subject and reduce their audience to tears at the same time. Fight Club is an endlessly quotable film, and many of those lines of dialogue are the same ones that would have made anyone squirm in their seat while simultaneously sending them into rapturous laughter; one particular line from Carter’s Marla illustrates this perfectly. | Stars: | Drama, Mystery, Thriller. | Gross: | Gross: Image via Universal Pictures A good plot twist is a special kind of thrill. Kris Kristofferson, Votes: 136 min $3.68M, R For our purposes, a good twist is … Mourning his dead child, a haunted Vietnam War veteran attempts to uncover his past while suffering from a severe case of dissociation. $1.01M, R 988,859 Christopher Nolan ... it has since been updated with a twist from Planet of the Apes. John Huston, Stars: Patrick Wilson, A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter's best friend. | Gross: | Action, Crime, Drama. A committed dancer struggles to maintain her sanity after winning the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake". Oldboy tells the story of Dae-su, an obnoxious drunk who, after a night of heavy drinking, is taken and locked inside a prison that looks like the room of a creepy motel for 15 years. | Gross: Their True Age & Birthday, Friends: 10 Things From Season 1 That Wouldn't Happen Now, Grey's Anatomy: Every Wedding Episode, Ranked (According To IMDb), My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising: 10 Most Intense Action Scenes In The Anime, Ranked, MCU Villains, Ranked Least-Most Likely To Win The Hunger Games, Arrowverse: 5 Characters Who Got Fitting Endings (& 5 Who Deserved Better), Star Wars: 10 Old Republic Elements That Should Carry Over To The New Disney+ Timeline, Game Of Thrones: Each Main Character's First and Last Line In The Series, Mob Psycho 100: The Main Characters, Ranked From Worst To Best By Character Arc, Bridgerton: The Main Cast, Ranked By Rank & Title, 10 Arrowverse Characters & Their Marvel Counterparts. Additionally, while it alienates him from his colleagues, that alienation highlights the absurdity of their behavior, which is more reminiscent of business-style machismo. | Gross: What seemed like a movie about a barbaric science fiction world ruled by chaos is revealed to be the inevitable outcome of mankind’s penchant for destroying itself. Laughing here is permitted, assuming you perform at least three acts of goodwill afterward. 286,318 | Crime, Drama, Thriller. Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Nicolas Cage, After a tragic accident, two stage magicians engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion while sacrificing everything they have to outwit each other. | Gross: Kate Burton, Votes: Jena Malone, | Dr. Stars: | Home invasion villains would rather play with their victims before dispatching them, rather than getting the endgame out of the way, so some Freddy Krueger-esque tongue-in-cheek cleverness would be an acceptable route. Not only is Oldboy a fantastic film with a brutal and heart-shattering twist, but it’s also an absolute must-see of a film. 513,833 19 Shocking Movie Plot Twists That'll Honestly Mess You Up A Bit. Ryan Reynolds, Nicolas Cage, Its two leads, Brendan Gleeson and Don Cheadle may exhibit strong chemistry, but it all comes together through Gleeson’s performance as Sergeant Gerry Boyle. Now, first of all, if you were previously aware of the existence of Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead, odds are you’re a fan of Troma Entertainment and the wonderful work they do. As far as the horror genre is concerned, such a concept is suited to a sub-genre like so-called "torture porn," but even the most hardened genre fan can only find so much enjoyment in such low places. Let Me In (Original Swedish Let The Right One In) (2010)- vampire movie with a twist. | It’s filled with all of the vanity one might expect to find, but the context makes it that much more devilish. Stars: Stars: | A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which began when five criminals met at a seemingly random police lineup. Horror. Martin McDonagh may be only two feature films into his directorial career, but with Seven Psychopaths, it’s clear that his narratives and dialogue involve an eclectic mix of personalities and spot-on characterization, which isn’t a bad thing by any stretch of the imagination. Based upon previous releases like Kill List, Wheatley is a fan of brutal violence, and while Sightseers certainly fills that check box, it has the added benefits of some well-written pitch black humor from its two lead stars and writers, Alice Lowe and Steve Oram. Director: | Gross: Here are the best surprises, twists and turns we've seen since 2000. | Thankfully, there is so much more to this movie, just what you would expect from a movie lampooning the film industry in general and specifically, superstars looking to reshape their image with serious roles. Roman Polanski Action, Crime, Drama. In addition to Mean Girls’s Tina Fey, Clueless’s Amy Heckerling, Diablo Cody for Juno and Jennifer’s Body, and Kevin Williamson of the Scream franchise, Waters used dialogue to tap into how high schoolers feel about themselves in their fantasies. 122 min Hayley's a smart, charming teenage girl. | Gross: Shauna Macdonald, $25.54M, PG-13 101 min Much like his brother Martin, who directed Seven Psychopaths, the dialogue in McDonagh’s films – especially this one – carries the same appeal. James Mangold Brad Anderson | Soylent Green is a processed food ration … When we first meet Lester (Kevin Spacey), he un-emphatically states that his sad alone time in the shower will be the highlight of his day and, as he strides toward making his individual life better, the rest of his family continues to fall apart in their own fashion. A Gulf war veteran is wrongly sent to a mental institution for insane criminals, where he becomes the object of a doctor's experiments, and his life is completely affected by them. Michael Caine, Votes: Tom Cruise, For these 20 films, not only are boundaries tested, poked, and prodded: they’re gleefully crossed. | Sure he’s confrontational, often offensive on many levels, and gripped by numerous vices, but his frequent obliviousness to the negative effects it all has is, at least in this case, charming and hilarious. Still love him! All the latest gaming news, game reviews and trailers. Gwyneth Paltrow, 248,444 | Gross: Director: A great plot twist doesn't just shock, it can make a movie truly unforgettable. It’s just one scene among many in this Mary Harron that thoroughly dissects alpha male business culture and 1980s yuppie-ism. $22.25M, R Truth be told, most of the character’s mouths are loaded with something offensive to say. 357,569 91 min Ryan Gosling, Anthony Minghella $81.30M, R Cameron Diaz, Badmashiyaan, directed by Amit Khanna, is a romantic comedy that revolves around five youngsters — one of whom is a con girl. It’s every bit as absurd and rude as South Park, and the puppets seem to drive that point home – especially when they poke fun at conventional action movie fight scenes with silly puppet brawls. Enjoy, sir. David Cronenberg Stars: Director: Chan-wook Park | Gross: Stars: Director: Comedy, Crime, Drama. 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