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13 plot twists that utterly ruined good horror movies

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Oct 22, 2014

Perhaps nothing gets moviegoers buzzing like a good plot twist. Unfortunately, that has led many filmmakers to believe that every great film must have some startling revelation, an unexpected turn that makes the audience rethink what they have seen up until that point. Good films can stand on their own without having some crazy narrative revelation shoehorned in; in fact, sometimes it's the twist itself that rots a good movie from the inside out. See what we mean by examining these quality horror films that turned sour by sticking a weird change into the storyline.

It goes without saying that the following list will contain SPOILERS for the films in question. You've been warned.

Did we miss a scary flick that twisted itself to death? Let us know in the comments!

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