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What's Your Favorite Movie Ending?

  1. Sharing Insight profile image80
    Sharing Insightposted 7 years ago

    I am an utter movie buff---and so my last Hub was about 3 Memorable movies endings I LOVE...I'm curious to learn other opinions...
    big_smile

    1. alekhouse profile image81
      alekhouseposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      The ending of Shawshank Redemption

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    L. Andrew Marrposted 7 years ago

    The Wrestler

    When he's at the end, doing what he loves because he's said "f*ck you" to everything else in life and after he has lost everything. Even though he knows he will die if he carries on wrestling, he still carries on. It then ends with him doing his signiture move, diving through the air and it pauses. You don't know if he dies or not.

    Mickey Rourke is a fantastic actor. It's a great, heart wrenching flick.

    1. Sharing Insight profile image80
      Sharing Insightposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Yeah, Mickey Rourke stand in that category where pretty much any flick he does, you know he will deliver a great performance--loved him in Angel heart also I knew he'd be great after seeing Rumble fish..I was really young when I spotted that one! Kudos for Matt Dillon in that one as well..

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        L. Andrew Marrposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        I haven't seen any of his other work...apparently his career had gone off the radar until 'The Wrestler'. Also, apparently he is going to be the badguy in 'Iron Man II'...should be good,

        1. Sharing Insight profile image80
          Sharing Insightposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          AH...you must be wwwaaay younger than I am...big_smile  Let me know if you'd like a headups on what flicks to watch--with Mickey in it.  Yes, he went way off the radar back in the late 90's...but still remains a great actor in his own right.

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            L. Andrew Marrposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Umm, back in the late 90s I was...well if we say 1997 then I would have been 5 or 6 years old haha.

            1. Sharing Insight profile image80
              Sharing Insightposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              Man....and Ha is right...I have t-shirts that are older than you!

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                L. Andrew Marrposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                Worryingly so do I...

                1. Sharing Insight profile image80
                  Sharing Insightposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                  So weird hanging on to frayed or old t's...but they are so dang comfortable...not to mention all the-great- memories big_smile

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          dennisemattposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          did you not see Sin City?

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            L. Andrew Marrposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            He's not in Sin City is he?
            Wait a sec...is he Marv?

            That is one of my favourite films of all time...I didn't know he was in it! I'm well chuffed now big_smile

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              dennisemattposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              yup. Marv.loves goldie? cool huh? watch it again...

          2. Sharing Insight profile image80
            Sharing Insightposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            I surely did, and what a difference his character made..I think its what I remember most actually...

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              dennisemattposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              I meant Andrew  wink  awesome movie...love it!!! I could go on and on about movies..but how about No Country for Old Men? for the ending...

              1. Sharing Insight profile image80
                Sharing Insightposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                I still haven't seen it...but I've heard nothing but praises about it.

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                  dennisemattposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                  people love it or hate it. the ending is unique no matter what you think of it.

                  1. Sharing Insight profile image80
                    Sharing Insightposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                    Unique is always great...I'll check it out at some point..

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    sandra rinckposted 7 years ago

    Pan's Labyrinth.

    In the end the little girl get's shot by her step father for trying to save her baby brother from him because he was a war criminal.

    Anyways, she was expected to sacrifice her baby brother so she could go back to her own world where she was a a princess of the underworld but she had to pass some task.

    When "Fawn" the fawn asked her to give him the baby, she refused and the Fawn got pissed off at her and she got shot.  So she lay there dying near the porthole to her own home and a single drop of her "innocent" blood spill into it.

    She dies.  But then she is back home with her family as the Princess.  He father wanted to be sure that she didn't become like the violent people of the upper world because she had been gone for eons.

    Anyways, in the end she wins because she would rather give up her own life then harm, hurt or sacrifice an innocent baby. 

    Plus the movie has really cool Fx.

    1. Sharing Insight profile image80
      Sharing Insightposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Great one Sandra...I think I read the spanish version book...when I was younger...so as I watched the movie, the  scenes/characters popped out just as it did in my mind...a long time ago..

  4. frogdropping profile image85
    frogdroppingposted 7 years ago

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    The bit at the end of Catwoman. The ending. It was utter rubbish.

    1. Sharing Insight profile image80
      Sharing Insightposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      You mean you saw the entire movie.. and the ending was rubbish?...If memory serves I couldn't watch the movie for more than 15 minutes..as it was terrible from the get go...Is this one with Halle Berry?

      1. frogdropping profile image85
        frogdroppingposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        I saw bits of it. I kept falling asleep. I noticed the ending because it meant it was over and I could bugger off home.

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          dennisemattposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          It was awful. I watched the whole thing cuz once I start somethign I finish it if I can. But it stank. AND so did having to see hubby see Halle in a cat suit...yuck..men can be so gross...

        2. Sharing Insight profile image80
          Sharing Insightposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Yeah I'm with you on that one..I think that's what I did..was playing on the tv...and I fell asleep...but I remember being annoyed with the bits I could remember...

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    ralwusposted 7 years ago

    True Grit, when John Wayne says "Well come see a fat man sometime." Then he jumps the fence on his horse and rides off.

  6. Valerie F profile image59
    Valerie Fposted 7 years ago

    Star Wars: A New Hope. Of course, the beginning and middle are also the best. The ending is simple enough. The princess rewards the heroes. But John Williams' score makes it magic.

    I arranged that theme for organ and had it played at my wedding, it was that good.

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    love my yorkiesposted 7 years ago

    One of my all time fav movies is "Mister Roberts" with Henry Fonda, Jack Lemmon and James Cagney. 

    And the ending is absolutely the best.

  8. Ron Montgomery profile image60
    Ron Montgomeryposted 7 years ago

    Lost in Translation

  9. love my yorkies profile image60
    love my yorkiesposted 7 years ago

    that's a good movie all the way around.

  10. Davinagirl3 profile image61
    Davinagirl3posted 7 years ago

    The Sixth Sense had a pretty good ending.
    Psycho.
    Once Upon a Time in the West.
    The Godfather.
    Scarface.
    Casablanca.
    Fight Club.
    Too many good ones to keep up with, really.

    1. Sharing Insight profile image80
      Sharing Insightposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Yeah I agree Davinagirl... waaayy too many good ones..The sixth sense was great and so was fight club---excellent.
      The Others was another I love...

      1. Davinagirl3 profile image61
        Davinagirl3posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        I forgot about The Others.  That one shocked me, too.  I love that movie.

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        mtsi1098posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        The Others was a great ending...surprised the hell out of me.

  11. Mrvoodoo profile image60
    Mrvoodooposted 7 years ago

    V for Vendetta, for what is essentially a comic-book movie it contains many powerful moments, the ending is not the least of these.

  12. Lady_E profile image81
    Lady_Eposted 7 years ago

    Pretty Woman.

    Taken.

    Hitch.

    The Illusionist.

    Oceans 11.

    The Negotiator.

    Enemy of the State.

    Got too many Davina, I'll be back. smile

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    \Brenda Scullyposted 7 years ago

    the end of The  Sting is brilliant

         I ALSO LIKE THE END OF
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  14. fierycj profile image86
    fierycjposted 7 years ago

    Evil Dead 2. Bruce Campbell trapped in medieval times takes a magical portion thats supposed to make him sleep for a century and wake up in his time. He takes two drop instead, and wakes up at a time when the world has been destroyed. He screams and the movie blacks out. What's better than that! Sam Raimi is da man!

  15. tuffturf profile image61
    tuffturfposted 7 years ago

    Usual Suspects has one of the best endings.  You spend all this time trying to figure out what's going on who's lying and when Verbal starts walking normally, you realize that none of it really mattered.  It also has amazing rewatchability.  "And just like that...he's gone!"

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    Ghost32posted 7 years ago

    Robin Williams  in Cadillac Man.  His character is a real sleazeball, life is on the skids, sells cars, even tries to hustle a widow during the funeral procession for her late husband.  Then he and everyone else in the dealership get held hostage  by an unbalanced young man.  Robin talks the kid into letting everyone else go and finally into giving himself up. 

    The S.W.A.T. guys shoot down the kid--who had unloaded his weapon but refused to walk out into the sunlight without it for fear of looking like a wimp.  Robin swears at everybody, then hustles the head cop for a possible future car sale.  On the way out in his own set of wheels, he looks into the camera and says with feeling,

    "GOD, I LOVE TO SELL!!!"

  17. Michael Willis profile image76
    Michael Willisposted 7 years ago

    Rhett Butler to Scarlet O'Hara..."Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn."
    Gone With The Wind--My all time favorite movie. Loved the ending.

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    CabinGirlposted 7 years ago

    Have to agree with The Usual Suspects, great ending !

  19. SweetiePie profile image87
    SweetiePieposted 7 years ago

    I hated how in the book Scarlet acted like her life was so over because she was 28 years old.  The whole thing was written as if twenty years of her adult life had passed, and it was only eleven years between 17-28.  Gee, I love the book and the movie, but today this just seems funny.  I really never like how movies end, even the good ones smile.

  20. B.Z. Alixandre profile image79
    B.Z. Alixandreposted 7 years ago

    Donnie Darko had a great ending.  And Boon Dock Saints might be my favorite ending.

  21. chrissie123 profile image61
    chrissie123posted 7 years ago

    My favorite movie endings are as follows: Phantom of the Opera, Interview with the vampire,Rockstar, and edward scissor hands. There are alot more of course i love movies! It is to hard to come up with all of my favorits XD

  22. Ladybird33 profile image75
    Ladybird33posted 7 years ago

    Sixth Sense (excellent ending)
    Titantic (yep, the ending when she drops the necklace into the ocean)
    Saving Private Ryan (ending was blissful and so sad)
    Platoon
    Good Will Hunting (loved the ending)

    That's my top

  23. shamelabboush profile image69
    shamelabboushposted 7 years ago

    I'd strongly vote for Saving Private Ryan.
    The ending was so sad and it was linked to the beginning of the movie. It shows Ryan's loyalty to his saviour... I loved it.

  24. Shalini Kagal profile image79
    Shalini Kagalposted 7 years ago

    I'm an incurable romantic - so You Got Mail it is smile

    1. Sharing Insight profile image80
      Sharing Insightposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      ohmy--yes what a great feel good ending Shalini! Makes me miss New York so very much! big_smile

  25. Mrvoodoo profile image60
    Mrvoodooposted 7 years ago

    V for Vendetta (hence the avatar) when all the masked civilians rise-up and the Houses of Parliament blow I get shivers.

  26. shamelabboush profile image69
    shamelabboushposted 7 years ago

    I forgot to mention another great movie ending which is: Fight Club, where everything gets insanely twisted smile

    1. Mrvoodoo profile image60
      Mrvoodooposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      That's another great one.

    2. Sharing Insight profile image80
      Sharing Insightposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Man!!  Great call Shamel....I loved that ending to Fight Club(as a matter of fact, I just saw this movie again a few nights ago..for like the 20th time)...! I mean the unraveling of all the elements...
      Excellent writing different and yep twisted ending...big_smile

  27. Colebabie profile image60
    Colebabieposted 7 years ago

    Breakfast at Tiffany's
    You know what's wrong with you, Miss Whoever-you-are? You're chicken, you've got no guts. You're afraid to stick out your chin and say, "Okay, life's a fact, people do fall in love, people do belong to each other, because that's the only chance anybody's got for real happiness."
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BOIZ3RSU … p;index=33

  28. Colebabie profile image60
    Colebabieposted 7 years ago

    And The Graduate...
    smile

  29. topgunjager profile image60
    topgunjagerposted 7 years ago

    Devil's Rejects, when they were trying to escape the police but they were trapped and they would rather die together than get caught together. guns were blazing while their speeding in the cadillac convertible trying to smash through the police cars. Cool bakcground music as well.

    1. theageofcake profile image75
      theageofcakeposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Yuck!  That movie had its moments but I really can't stand the ending.

      I can't believe nobody has mentioned There Will Be Blood: "I'm finished!"

      Other notable mentions:

      Monty Python's Life of Brian, featuring the absurdly inappropriate but irresistible Eric Idle tune "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life."

      Happiness.  The Wrestler, which was previously mentioned, is another great pick.  Bad Lieutenant...

  30. Lee Boolean profile image60
    Lee Booleanposted 7 years ago

    Have to give it to "life of Brian"... always look on the bright side of life!

  31. Jordan1990 profile image60
    Jordan1990posted 7 years ago

    The final dance in Dirty Dancing smile

    "No-one puts baby in the corner" smile

 
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