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The concluding/final part of a movie/tv show.

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Is Clue the only film that aired true, multiple endings in theaters?

Clue (1985) famously had three, true (intentional) alternate endings that were included on the VHS and aired in theaters. It’s not uncommon for alternate endings to appear online after a film is out ...
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In the Homeland Series Finale, Did Yevgeny Gromov know what Carrie was doing?

In the last ever episode of the Showtime TV series, Homeland, the writers offer one last plot twist when it's revealed that Carrie Mattheson But what remians a bit unclear to me, is that Carrie's ...
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Did all the human hosts of the Mind Flayer die in Stranger Things 3?

At the end of Stranger Things season 3, did all those people that the Mind Flayer took as hosts - Heather, Tom, Mrs. Driscoll and others - die together with the monster?
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What did the very last scene mean?

I just watched Are You Here (2013), and the very ending confused me. Ben (played by Zach Galifianakis) has met his new neighbor and runs into her in a store. He walks outside and it's raining. His ...
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Why does Incredible Hulk TV series end up so abruptly? [closed]

This is about the 70s show. When you watch the last episode, something feels wrong, it doesn't look like an ending at all. Rather, something they decided to make as ending at last minute. So, what ...
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Would the villain's testimony be usable in court?

In the movie Knives Out (2019), the villain is brought to justice by his testimony recorded secretly on the detective's phone. The Fifth Amendment protects people from self-incrimination, so would ...
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Why did Avigal choose Dovi in the end and not Fioravante?

In the movie "Fading Gigolo", although Fioravante is the one who made Avigal happy and involved romantically, why did she choose Dovi at the end of the movie? Is it because Avigal is religious and ...
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Why did Kim Ki-taek not just leave the house?

In Parasite 2019 Kim Ki-taek gets out of the basement to get the food at night. Why can't he just get out of the house and be free?
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How does humanity survive after half of the population returns?

In the Avengers the villain snaps his fingers and half the universe population disappears. Later, after several years have passed this half returns, effectively doubling the world population in one ...
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Does the ending of The Rise of Skywalker mean the Jedi prophecy was wrong?

In Star Wars, the Jedi prophecy reveals “A Chosen One shall come, born of no father, and through him will ultimate balance in the Force be restored”. It was originally thought that this referred to ...
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Who dies in A Death In The Gunj?

A Death In The Gunj shows a family who's come down on holidays in a remote town in India. The opening scene of the movie is a shot of any implied dead body in the trunk of a car, which is being ...
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Interpretation of the ending of World on a Wire (Welt am Draht)

(Question contains spoilers) In the film Welt am Draht (World on a Wire), somewhere in the first half of the film, Fritz Walfang enters the "one level down" simulated world, but instead of Fritz ...
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Capricorn One, what happened to the protagonists?

In the movie Capricorn One, we see that both the astronauts Willis and Walker are captured by NASA officials. I wonder, is there an in-universe explanation to what happened to them thereafter? ...
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The final scene in Joker

Most interpretations I've found online, including a few on this site, seem to believe that the events of Joker are all imagined, and the only "real" scene is the final scene, with Joker in Arkham ...
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Does Dark have an ending?

The Netflix-series Dark is perfectly set up so that the narrative can keep on changing. Without any spoilers: in the series our time-dimension has some unexpected properties. However this does not ...
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What happened at the end of The Thing (1982)?

This is a spoiler. At the end of The Thing (1982), MacReady and Childs sit together. It is not clear if either or none of them is the Thing at this point. I assume it is clear that not both of them ...
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Who emits this vocalization near the end of Ad Astra?

Near the end of Ad Astra, Roy unclips the tether connecting him to his father, Clifford. This is followed by a shot of Clifford drifting away. After a few seconds of silence, a short scream is heard. ...
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Is the series suggesting that there were two attackers?

The Netflix series "Unbelievable" follows a story of Marie, who was charged with lying about being raped and the two detectives, who follow a case of a serial rapist. During the series, after ...
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Missing ending scene in 12 Angry Men?

I remember vividly having seen the 1957 film 12 Angry Men in the 1980's on TV (most probably the early 1980's). I remember many specific details of it, including things from the basic plot, and other ...
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Any explanation on “Based on a true story” (“D'après une histoire vraie”, 2017)?

I just watched "Based on a true story" (D'après une histoire vraie, 2017) by Roman Polanski. I can't in any way figure out what actually happened, I've got some theories and I've tried to search ...
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Why did Steve Rogers choose this character in Endgame?

In the end of Endgame, we see Cap giving the shield to Sam Wilson. So why didn't he give the shield to Bucky? Sam Wilson was already a great superhero without a shield, and Bucky obviously needed ...
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Where did Beast end up while looking into the mirror?

At the end of Split (2017) where all the personalities witnessed the beast's body blocked off two shot gun wounds, where did he actually end up while looking in the mirror? Was that a secret place or ...
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What is the meaning of the ending of Goodfellas? [duplicate]

At the the end of Goodfellas Henry looks into the camera and "gets shot" by Joe Pesci. Why does he look to into the camera and "gets shot" by Joe Pesci? I understand how meaningful the name of the ...
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Explanation for the ending of John Wick 3

In the middle of John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum John is roaming the desert in search of the 'Elder one'. He then proceeds to make a deal with the 'Elder one' to revoke his excommunicado status and ...
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Is there any evidence what happened right after the end of Snatch?

At the end of the 2000 movie "Snatch," what happens next is left ambiguous. It's not clear if the diamond is actually purchased after that, or if it's stolen with the presenters killed, or ...
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The ending of Silence

For me, Silence (2016) is unlike any other work of Scorsese and the ending particularly left me puzzled. What is the significance of the cross in the main character's hand when he is cremated given ...
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Who are all the people at the funeral?

In Avengers: Endgame near the end we attend Iron Man funeral but there were few faces I was not able to recognize. I do recognize the kid from Iron Man 3 and the Avengers but some civilians were ...
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Confusion about the ending of 'Stree'

The movie Stree is a horror/comedy film about an Indian folklore where a village is haunted by a ghost of a murdered woman (stree) who abducts men in the middle of the night. At the climax, Vicky, ...
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What is the secret ending of Black Mirror: Bandersnatch?

In Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, there are multiple endings and there suppose to be a secret ending, which was hinted by Netflix itself: But did we figure out which was this ending and what is the path?...
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What was the purpose of “sugar coating” the last episode of the second season of “The Good Doctor”?

The oldest trick in the book of a tv show director is to create cliffhangers: if the viewers will be anxious to know "what happens next", the show will live to the next season. Yet the last episode ...
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Were the survivors the originals or their tethered counterparts?

Ok, so while it is clearly explained in Jordan Peele's Us (2019) that Adelaide got switched with her tethered counterpart as a child, what about her children? Were they weird just because they were ...
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Was Plan B in Interstellar carried out?

In Interstellar, it was proposed that if Plan A of evacuating the humans on Earth does not work out, they would have to colonize a new planet using the frozen human embryos. But since the evacuation ...
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What does the ending of “The Favourite” mean?

I am trying to understand what happened at the end of "The Favourite":
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Did Sawyer really fire Jill at the ending or was she joking?

I know this is not the most important question that you should have after watching the film Unsane (2018) but I just can't get it off my head. At the ending of the film you see Sawyer eating salad ...
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Why does Nick say nothing to Mike except for “one shot”?

In the film The Deer Hunter, the effects of war on a group of small town men is shown in a very dark and depressing way. One of the characters, Nick, gets traumatized into becoming a famous Russian ...
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Is there a canon story or ending to Bandersnatch?

Black Mirror: Bandersnatch has a branching story and multiple endings before the credits roll. Is there a canon, final ending or certain set series of events in the story?
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How do I get a happy ending in Bandersnatch?

In Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, whatever I pick I end up with Stefan being in jail with one or multiple murders and his game failed, either due to his crimes or due to its being incomplete. But what ...
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What actually happened to Lukas?

I saw that Lukas starts the car at the end of The Bouncer. Well, it seems that he was alive that time but not sure about that. Can somebody explain?
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Why did Thor not aim for the arm holding the gauntlet?

I think it's been enough time for this to not be a spoiler about Avengers: Infinity War. But still, So, at the end(ish) I understand, to a point, why didn't Thor go for his head (in Thor's logic ...
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Ending of Sacred Games

Can someone explain the ending of Sacred Games (Season 1). Who is the character found tied in a hole? Is he dead or alive? And what is the significance of the items shown present in the place with ...
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Did Murli donate his eyes to Aakash?

Spoilers ahead- I recently watched the movie Andhadhun. The movie ends with director showing that Aakash can still see with his eyes. It made me confused about how did he get his eyes back as Simmi ...
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What happens in the end of netflix movie “DEATH NOTE”?

In the end, when light is in hospital in his bed, Ryuk laughs and says "You humans are so interesting" and then the movie ends? What does that mean?
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Who was the lady mending the toy at the end?

I started watching the movie The Boy (2016). I noticed that at the ending of the movie someone is again mending the toy named Brahms. The toy boy (Brahms) was broken and there is no one in the house ...
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Ending of Mirzapur

Can someone explain the ending of Mirzapur. Who is the character at the end scene cutting his hair taking an oath? Why is he relevant now?
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Was there ever a car coming for Jackson?

Near the end of the 2018 version of A Star is Born, Ally says to Jackson that she will have a car come pick him up for her show. We then see Jackson getting in his truck to go to the show. Was there ...
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What was Colonel Douglas Mortimer's relation to the woman shown in the photograph in his watch?

In Sergio Leone's For a Few Dollars More, is Colonel Douglas Mortimer (Lee Van Cleef's character) the brother of the girl killed by El Indio, or is he her dad, and the girl was in love with her ...
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Last scene of the movie American Sniper

Is there any significance of the last scene in the movie American Sniper, when Taya (Chris Kyle's wife) stares at the person standing near the car for some time?
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Did Rohan also become a ghost at the end?

In the movie Vaastu Shastra, every dead person became a ghost. Has Rohan also become a ghost?
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Are there two versions of The Notebook's ending? If so, why?

Last night, my partner and I watched The Notebook on (UK) Netflix. At the end of the film, Noah climbs into Allie's bed, where they hold hands and talk about miracles. Cut to birds flying over a lake,...
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Who put the blanket there in Marrowbone?

This question is about the movie "Marrowbone" (2017) (orig.: "El secreto de Marrowbone") by Sergio Sánchez. Almost at the end of the movie, the lawyer Tom is at the attic and searches for money. He ...

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