Great Films with Hideous Endings

Ever watched a film that was good, if not great, and then had an ending so bad that it made you say, "Well, there's two hours of my life I'm not gonna get back..."?
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles. (91 mins.)
“ I think it, in many ways, is a great, funny film, but the ending was just a little weird and left me flat. ” - kfreckman-919-702438
Natural Born Killers (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media. (118 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
“ [SPOILER ALERT] I confess that I wasn't crazy about the film when it did end, but when the end shows that the pair is shown years later as a 'normal' American family (even if they were just blending in) was detached from the rest of the story and I would say was just plain stupid. I saw the alternate ending (which I'm not discussing here) and I thought that was more appropriate and satisfying. ” - kfreckman-919-702438
Dead Man Walking (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A nun, while comforting a convicted killer on death row, empathizes with both the killer and his victim's families. (122 mins.)
Director: Tim Robbins
“ [SPOILER ALERT] In many ways, the film acted as a referendum from the death penalty, but the film literally ended with a shrug and an "I don't know." The acting made the film as enjoyable as it, but that ending avoided the 'heavy questions' it tried to wrestle with for the rest of film. ” - kfreckman-919-702438
Signs (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come. (106 mins.)
“ [Spoiler Alert] Okay, so let me get this straight: Aliens have an unimaginably advanced technology, but do not have an answer for a man swinging a baseball bat? ” - kfreckman-919-702438
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.)
“ [SPOILER ALERT] The first two hours were magnificent. Should've won the Oscar...until Plainsview (Daniel-Day Lewis) inexplicably beats the preacher Eli to death with a bowling pin. I still am trying to figure out why, in any cinematic or literary term this end was chosen. Left me wondering if it was even needed. ” - kfreckman-919-702438
Boxing Helena (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
A surgeon becomes obsessed with the seductive woman he once was in an affair with. Refusing to accept that she has moved on, he amputates her limbs and holds her captive in his mansion. (107 mins.)
“ Okay, this was a terrible film in every aspect that doesn't involve twisted soft-porn. However, the blatant "It All Was A Dream," ending only put a big exclamation point on how bad the film truly was. ” - kfreckman-919-702438
Magnolia (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An epic mosaic of interrelated characters in search of love, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley. (188 mins.)
“ Just two words: Raining frogs. If you can tie that end in with ANY comprehensible movie, you're a better person than I am. ” - kfreckman-919-702438
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action. (169 mins.)
“ [SPOILER ALERT?] Confession: I believe if you take away the first 30 minutes, this film loses A LOT. The final two scenes are VERY heavy-handed and when paired with the opening shots of the family entering Arlington Cemetery, slaps the viewer in the face senselessly, especially since the viewer knows nothing about Ryan's life since the War. ” - kfreckman-919-702438
Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A dedicated schoolteacher spends her nights cruising bars, looking for abusive men with whom she can engage in progressively violent sexual encounters. (136 mins.)
Director: Richard Brooks
“ [SPOILER ALERT] Diane Keaton, after a couple of hours of progressively abusive and sexually violent encounters, is killed. To me, it is comparable in a bizarre way to the way Monty Python and The Holy Grail ended - and falls just as flat. ” - kfreckman-919-702438
The Last Exorcism (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A troubled evangelical minister agrees to let his last exorcism be filmed by a documentary crew. (87 mins.)
Director: Daniel Stamm
“ [SPOILER ALERT] It tried to be a Blair Witch Project, but the end is so out-of-the-blue and badly done that I'd suggest it as an interrogation technique at Gitmo. ” - kfreckman-919-702438