Top 24 Worst Endings

Endings that don't fit, are stupid or just don't complete the movie enough.

Some of these movies I really liked until the end.

WARNING: When I tell reason why I did not like the ending, there will be spoilers!!!

And once again: If you like the ending, fine by me. But don't start to cry to me if I don't like it.

One per franchise


Dishonorable Mentions:


Dark Knight Rises (mostly the way how Bane is defeated)
Lucy
Matchstick Men
Resident Evil: Afterlife
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
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1.
Swordfish (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A covert counter-terrorist unit called Black Cell led by Gabriel Shear wants the money to help finance their war against international terrorism, but it's all locked away. Gabriel brings in convicted hacker Stanley Jobson to help him. (99 mins.)
Director: Dominic Sena
“ Pretty much the whole movie sucked.

I did not like the character of Travolta and I did like the character of Jackman. ” - The_Lord_ZXV
 
2.
The Prestige (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Two stage magicians engage in competitive one-upmanship in an attempt to create the ultimate stage illusion. (130 mins.)
“ Jackman's characters died.
Bale's character survived (kind of...) ” - The_Lord_ZXV
 
3.
Funny Games (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Two psychopathic young men take a family hostage in their cabin. (111 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
“ Really stupid way to end the movie, when it loses the reality factor. ” - The_Lord_ZXV
 
4.
Mystic River (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
With a childhood tragedy that overshadowed their lives, three men are reunited by circumstance when one has a family tragedy. (138 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ I just did not ended so well. Jimmy Markum was not cool, dreadning or good character. Because he did survive and was lifted so high. That was not good for the theme of the movie.

I am not so sorry because of the death of Dave. ” - The_Lord_ZXV
 
5.
War (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
An FBI Agent seeks vengeance on a mysterious assassin known as "Rogue" who murdered his partner. (103 mins.)
“ Jet Li suck.
Statham rules.

You get the point.

Movie was major disapointment. ” - The_Lord_ZXV
 
6.
Revolver (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Gambler Jake Green enters into a game with potentially deadly consequences. (111 mins.)
Director: Guy Ritchie
“ It just wont work ” - The_Lord_ZXV
 
7.
The Ghost Writer (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A ghostwriter hired to complete the memoirs of a former British prime minister uncovers secrets that put his own life in jeopardy. (128 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
“ It is typical Polanski ending and it sucked. I really don't know why it ended that way. I really liked the main character. ” - The_Lord_ZXV
 
8.
Repo Men (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Set in the near future when artificial organs can be bought on credit, it revolves around a man who struggles to make the payments on a heart he has purchased. He must therefore go on the run before said ticker is repossessed. (111 mins.)
“ That is bad. It took so much time back and erased so much. But I really did not care about the characters. The ending was just, weird. ” - The_Lord_ZXV
 
9.
Carlito's Way (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A Puerto Rican former convict, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of N.Y.C. (144 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ Carlito down and by loser like Benny Blanco. It is not that Carlito died, it was how. ” - The_Lord_ZXV
 
10.
The Wicker Man (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
A sheriff investigating the disappearance of a young girl from a small island discovers there's a larger mystery to solve among the island's secretive, neo-pagan community. (102 mins.)
Director: Neil Labute
“ Because I don't really like Nicolas Cages roles, it would think that I like this ending because of that. But it is how he died, I really did not care about the character. The whole idea of the ending just, suck. ” - The_Lord_ZXV
 
11.
No Country for Old Men (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande. (122 mins.)
“ That does not make any sense, somehow it just don't end. When it comes to Ed Tom Bell.

And Siguire (or something) is one of the most stupid and just failed badguys, he should die (and Tony Montana live).

My opinion, if you liked, good for you, but I did not. ” - The_Lord_ZXV
 
12.
There Will Be Blood (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business. (158 mins.)
“ Somehow I did not really care about any of the characters and Daniel Day Lewis did not shine on this role (why oscar, I don't understand, just like Sean Penn in Mystic River, why)

I could say it this way: Reason why I don't like the ending is reversal to reason why I don't like ending of Scarface. ” - The_Lord_ZXV
 
13.
The Number 23 (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Walter Sparrow becomes obsessed with a novel that he believes was written about him. As his obsession increases, more and more similarities seem to arise. (101 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
“ Whole movie is just weird.
I kind a hoped that Carreys character would die. ” - The_Lord_ZXV
 
14.
The Cable Guy (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A lonely and disturbed cable guy raised on television just wants a new friend, but his target, a designer, rejects him, with bad consequences. (96 mins.)
Director: Ben Stiller
“ Pretty much the same reason than previous. ” - The_Lord_ZXV
 
15.
The Departed (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston. (151 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ I hate that the Marky Marks character survived, if he also would have died, this movie would not be on this list. ” - The_Lord_ZXV
 
16.
What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
After his father's death, Gilbert has to care for his mentally disabled brother, Arnie, and his morbidly obese mother, which is suddenly challenged when love walks into his life. (118 mins.)
“ Several little things are missing. ” - The_Lord_ZXV
 
17.
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In future Britain, Alex DeLarge, a charismatic and psycopath delinquent, who likes to practice crimes and ultra-violence with his gang, is jailed and volunteers for an experimental aversion therapy developed by the government in an effort to solve society's crime problem - but not all goes according to plan. (136 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ Why did not Alex die. I don't really even like this movie and I hate that idiot. ” - The_Lord_ZXV
 
18.
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Now out of prison but still disgraced by his peers, Gordon Gekko works his future son-in-law, an idealistic stock broker, when he sees an opportunity to take down a Wall Street enemy and rebuild his empire. (133 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
“ This sucks in so many levels. ” - The_Lord_ZXV
 
19.
Troy (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An adaptation of Homer's great epic, the film follows the assault on Troy by the united Greek forces and chronicles the fates of the men involved. (163 mins.)
“ That is not how it was in history.
Paris did not die. He should have been dead. ” - The_Lord_ZXV
 
20.
From Hell (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
In Victorian Era London, a troubled clairvoyant police detective investigates the murders by Jack The Ripper. (122 mins.)
“ Abberline died.
I did not like the man behind the legend. ” - The_Lord_ZXV
 
21.
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Jack Sparrow races to recover the heart of Davy Jones to avoid enslaving his soul to Jones' service, as other friends and foes seek the heart for their own agenda as well. (151 mins.)
Director: Gore Verbinski
“ I do not like cliffhanger endings like this. Barbossa part is more than good, but at the end, endings is not.

On Stranger Tides is pretty close to make to this list, but it is not that bad, since the post credit endings is the bad part in it (But those don't count) ” - The_Lord_ZXV
 
22.
Insomnia (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen. (118 mins.)
“ Dormer died. Part of me still says that ending was good. But Nolan sucks on endings like Polanski. ” - The_Lord_ZXV
 
23.
The Recruit (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A brilliant young CIA trainee is asked by his mentor to help find a mole in the Agency. (115 mins.)
Director: Roger Donaldson
“ Take a wild quess why? ” - The_Lord_ZXV
 
24.
Righteous Kill (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Two veteran New York City detectives work on a case of serial executions of criminals who escaped justice. (101 mins.)
Director: Jon Avnet
“ You get the point. ” - The_Lord_ZXV