25 Movies With the Greatest Endings of All Time

Get ready to experience the silver screen's most satisfying finales that left fans confused or cheering for more.

From time-traveling adventures to mind-bending thrillers and heartwarming love stories, these 25 movies have nailed the art of saying goodbye with a bang.

Back to the Future Part III (1990)

In the end, Marty McFly returns to 1985 after his wild trip to 1955. During his return trip, he tweaked his future, ensuring his family became the best versions of themselves.

Inception (2010)

At the end of this mind-bending movie, all seems well as Cobb finishes his job and heads back home. But the film leaves us hanging with that spinning totem top of his.

Some Like It Hot (1959)

Here's the kicker: Osgood couldn't care less if Daphne was once a fella. He was all about acceptance and love. Some say he knew, but he fell head over heels for Daphne, anyway. Talk about a fantastic ending.

The Sixth Sense (1999)

Malcolm's actually a spirit himself, and only Cole can see him. Even though he didn't know, Crowe handles it like a champ. He accepts his fate and shares a touching goodbye with his wife, filled with love and no grief on his face.

The Apartment (1960)

When Bud Baxter tells Fran he loves her, she fires back with that iconic line: “Shut up and deal.” Pure gold! It might not be the most plot-shifting moment, but it's heartfelt.

Oppenheimer (2023)

The ending of Oppenheimer is pure brilliance. They managed to weave those decade storylines into one powerful message about the bomb's importance, its far-reaching effects, and the personal burden it placed on Oppenheimer.

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