Plot Twists That Nobody Thought Through

Cracked pays people to make smart memes. Visit the Photoplasty and Pictofacts Workshop to get in on it.

Movie and TV creators love to shake things up with big-ass plot twists. And they can be mind-blowing, when they first hit you. But some twists don't make any sense, once you think about them. They defy the logic of a movie or show's universe, have wildly troubling consequences, or are just plain stupid.

Spoiler Alert: This set contains spoilers. Such as:

22
Entry by Sonny Time

The end of The Shawshank Redemption revealed that Andy Dufresne took 20 years to tunnel out of his cell. In 20 years of inspections, when the guards t

21
Entry by TheClam

CRACKEDCO The plot twist finale to Gilmore girls might have worked in 2007, when the show originally ended. I'm pregnant! But in 2016, Rory was in her

20
Entry by jsimner

ORAOKEDGOM The Force is strong in my family. My father has it. I have it. And my sister has it. I know. Somehow I've always known. Well, almost a

19

CRaCKED.co COM Five Characters In Search of an Exit really doesn't make any sense when you think about it. The TWILIGHT ZONE There's no reason why t

18

CRACKEDc COM There was absolutely no reason for Jigsaw to place himself in the room. SALI The twist that Zep was a victim was twist enough. This was j

17

After years of telling Us that the island wasn't purgatory, guess what? It wasn't, but half of the last season was. They didn't lie, but jeez that was

The big twist in The Sixth Sense is that the doctor has been a ghost the whole time, and didn't know it. Seriously? How could he have been going throu

15
Entry by Kalli

Plot Twists That Nobody Thought Through

14

CRACKED.COM Harry Potter films The twist that Ron's rat Scabbers is Peter Pettigrew has horrifying implications. Ron has spent years fondling and shar

13
Entry by Megamind18

Cam (2018) had some ingredients for making a great thriller-identity theft and the double life GRACKEDOON of a cam girl. But the movie's big reveal ab

12
Entry by LAJL

In HANCOCK it's revealed that Mary (Charlize Theron) also has superpowers. So she fell in love with and married a mortal. What will happen when her hu

11
Entry by stuiec

CRACKED CO In Signs, aliens invade Earth, where water covers 73% of the surface and literally falls out of the sky. In the final twist, we learn they

10
Entry by Gareth

It's a great reveal at the end of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them when Percival Graves says his actions are for the greater good, signaling

9
Entry by mostlyharmful

In the first NOW YOU SEE ME, it is revealed that FBI agent Dylan Rhodes was actually the fifth Horseman. Apparently an FBI agent can just fake an enti

8

Prince Hans intends to have Elsa smeared as killing Anna on purpose, and both of them killed before they could dispute this version of events. So how

7
Entry by Quinton Darby

In Die Another Day, we learn that Miranda Frost is really a traitor working against MI6! Just to recap: Miranda, the agent who volunteeredto work for

6
Entry by The_MoHan

For a moment, it seemed like Rick Grimes would get a hero's death on The Walking Dead, blowing up the bridge he was standing on to save his people. Bu

5

CRACKED.COM A Beautiful Mind The twist that John Nash's best friend is a hallucination is silly. It's impossible to believe that Nash spends all his t

4

CRACKED.COM plAnet OFTHE APES Taylor sees the Statue of Liberty and realizes that he's been on Earth all along. But New York has/had hundreds of build

3
Entry by PollyDarton

Melisandre's necklace twist was So f*cking dumb. GAME OF HRONES The fact that she is actually extremely old is pretty interesting, but wearing a magic

2
Entry by JMCreativo

Do you know what REALLY made no sense about this whole scene? (STRAINING) You're letting him kill Martha Superman doesn't say Martha Kent. Or My mo

1
Entry by Quinton Darby

The aliens in A QUIET PLACE were thought to be invincible until the Abbot family discovers that high-frequency noises expose their vulnerable fleshy b