What plot twist in the movie was so poorly executed that you actually guessed it before it happened?

There are few things in life more satisfying than a perfectly executed movie plot you never saw coming – and few things more disappointing than a terrible one you guessed in the first five minutes.


Heck, maybe you even guessed the twist FROM THE MOVIE TRAILER.

So, with that in mind, what’s a plot twist from a movie that was so poorly executed, you (or someone you know) actually guessed the “plot before it even happens?

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Note: For this position, we are specifically looking for MOVIE examples! We can always do a TV-specific one later too!

Maybe you knew in your soul that they’d take the song’s lyrics at face value, and you guessed the whole “heart transplant” twist in last christmas (2019) long before it was revealed to the main character.

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Or maybe you jokingly told your friends that Rey would end up being a Palpatine after seeing the force awakens (2015), only for it to become canon in The Rise of Skywalker (2019).

Rey looks fierce

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Heck, maybe you’re the only other person on Earth besides my sister (true story) who guessed that Bruce Willis was dead the whole time in the very beginning of The sixth sense (1999).

Bruce and the boy in The Sixth Sense

Couldn’t be me, but hey, live your truth!

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Share the movie’s plot twist that you think was poorly executed — and a bit on Why you think it was so easy to guess – in the comments below for a chance to be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post and/or video!


Andrea G. Henderson