Tell Us Now: 16 Of The Greatest Plot Twists
Who doesn’t love unexpected plot twists? When it’s done well, you can’t see it coming, and it answers all the questions you didn’t even know you had. And it makes even the smartest person feel intellectually inferior for not anticipating it.
We asked Cracked readers on Facebook, “What’s the best plot twist from a movie or TV show?” Without giving away too many spoilers, we collected sixteen responses for plot-twist-hungry to-watch lists.
One of our readers was even nice enough to point out the difference between a plot twist and a plot reveal. A plot reveal is like Darth Vader’s iconic “No, I am your father” line…it changes the direction of the narrative but a plot twist alters our understanding of what we’ve seen in the past. Honestly, we’re not picky on the difference between the two, as long as it incites a “No way! I didn’t see that coming!”