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Movie cliffhangers can be the best or the worst thing about a film – they can leave us on tenterhooks, thinking deeply about what we’ve just seen, or they can be maddeningly vague, a cheap cop-out that feels like a lazy writer deciding they don’t want to give us the answers we so desperately crave. With even their most clever, entertaining use, cliffhangers can be infuriating, leaving us wanting to know more even if we really recognise the genius of what we’ve just seen; conversely, it can leave us knowing that more is coming in the form of a cheap sequel, and infuriate us because of that fact.

Here are the 10 most infuriating movie cliffhangers…



10. The Italian Job

We’ll start with what a literal cliffhanger in what is easily the most famous movie cliffhanger of all time; the finale of the film sees the intrepid rogues make »

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