18 Not So Fast 'Happy' Endings

Really great films draw us in, pull and play on our emotions, and completely capture our imaginations for a couple hours. Apparently, they draw us in so much that we rarely notice what a cop out most their endings are.

We asked our readers to help illustrate this point by finding the worst offenders. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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Entry by pafoofa

WAR OF WORLDS THE The son joins the battle against the aliens and runs over the hill. The aliens destroy The hill explodes. everything in sight. The s

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Entry by S Peter Davis

SOURCE CODE Jake Gyllenhaal's character is sent to the past to identify the person who planted a bomb on a train > He is repeatedly told that he's bas

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Entry by Ted E.

LOOKS UKE THE TREMORS HAVE STOPPED. INDY. 1 GET THAT YOU'RE BOTH GOING TO ABANDON THE HOLY GRAIL FOR SOME REASON. BUT SHOULDN'T WE GO BACK IN AND CHEC

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Entry by NoProbLlama

Great! She got the guy! CRACKEDCO GREASE ..by forfeiting her entire sense of identity! Yay. conformity!

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Entry by Brian_Jay

Mrs. Doubtfire Daniel Hillard disguises himself as a nanny during a custody dispute. He is found out, but gets them back and his alter ego makes him a

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Entry by T. S. Obiech

PRINCESS THE The happy ending... BRIDE Wesley saves BButtercup, and they live happily ever-after! But... Prince Humperdinck is still alive, and he h

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Hank Palmer spends most of... THE JUDGE ...thinking he made out with his own daughter. The subplot ends happily when Hank finds out she was only his n

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Entry by Scott Laffey

ICORDAN IN 1980' TLASOGOCOY EXACTLY2 SECONDS BEFORE THE MOON WAS TO COLLIDE WITH EARTH, FLASH DEFEATS MING, SAVING THE PLANET! THIS AFTER A RELENTLESS

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Entry by luluradebe

ORACKEDCON SANDRA BULLOCK LANDS SAFELY, BACK TO EARTH. GREAT. SHE'S IN THE MIDDLE OF NOWHERE WITH NO MONEY, NO FOOD AND NO IDENTIFICATION. NOT SO GREA

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Entry by T. S. Obiech

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS Of THE THIRD KIND THE HAPPY ENDING Roy Neary fulfills his dream by meeting the aliens and leaving with them on their mothership.

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Entry by Michael Voll

LETHAL WEAPON Congratulations, you finally killed the villain. Time to celebrate with your friends and your girlfriend. Oh... right. DEAD DIA CRACKED.

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Entry by elendirl

CRACKED COM The MUTOS are defeated. Ford Aaron Taylor Johnson), Elle (Elizabeth Olsen) and their son are alive. But... San Franciscol is destroyed. Go

THE PINHIN MAAN Ben Richards cleared his name, saved the girl and canceled the nation's favorite shoW. Everyone lives happily ev... no, wait. Didn't t

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The lioness has rejoined her culb and all is right in the jungle'- Kill Bill Vol 2 UMA THURMAN 11171 dde UMA THURMAN AIA The Tarde Mother and daught

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Entry by scandata

TIMEOP Officer Walker has traveled back in time, defeated the villain, and created a new timeline where his pregnant wife wasn't murdered ten years ag

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Entry by Paka

18 Not So Fast 'Happy' Endings

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Entry by Ruyc

CRAGKED.CON I Now Pronounce You Ghuck and Larry So Ghuck (Sandler) was just pretending to be gay to get close to Alex (Biel) as she is a supporter of

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Entry by Scott Laffey

James Cameron's 2009 hit Avatar concludes with all of the humans except a select few being sent back to Earth with Jake becoming a Na'vi to be with

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