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

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What happened at the end of The Grey?

I am confused, what happened at the end of The Grey (2011)? Did Ottway die or did he manage to survive?
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Why doesn't the building blow up at the end?

Ma-Ma has this thing attached to herself which will detonate the bombs if her heartbeat stops. Well she does die in the end and yet the bombs don't go off. Did I miss something here?
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Fate of Jim in The Marksman

In the movie the Marksman we know that Jim is shot on the farm. At the end of the movie after dropping off Miguel with his relatives in Chicago he gets on a city bus and sits down. The movie ends at ...
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What was the intention of the character after closing the door at the ending?

Spoilers about Sicario: Day of the Soldado ahead! I am confused as to what is the real intention of Alejandro with Miguel at the ending scene of the movie, Miguel seems scared to see him, and he loses ...
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Predestination ending scene

In the movie Predestination (2014), does the ending imply that the temporal agent becomes the Fizzle Bomber and therefore a paradox?
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Were there different endings to the movie “Clue”, based on the odd clips in the old preview?

I'm embarrassed to know the movie "Clue," inside and out so much that this might be an esoteric question.. I know nowadays movie previews may sometimes have a clip or a change in what you'll see in ...
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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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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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Did Yavuz die in Something Useful?

This is about the Turkish film Something Useful (Ise Yarar Bir Sey). It was unclear to me what was Yavuz choice at the end. Did he choose to have the injection or not? Or was it meant to be unclear?
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Ending of “Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans”

I just watched "Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans" (2009) and I was wondering about the ending. Immediately after Nicolas Cage's character snorts a line from the bag of uncut heroin and sits ...
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Ending of Donnie Darko

I never understood the movie Donnie Darko. In order not to keep the question vague, what happens in the end?
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Can someone explain the ending of the movie “The House on Pine Street”?

I really didn't understand the ending of the movie "The House on Pine Street". I don't even know whether there really were supernatural events happening or it was all on her mind. Can someone explain?
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What does Bob say to Charlotte at the end of “Lost in Translation”?

During the climax of the 2003 movie, Lost in Translation, the central characters, Bob & Charlotte share an emotional moment. During that time, Bob seems to have said something into Charlotte's ...
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What is the overarching message of “Tokyo Love Story”?

Is there an overarching message that can be gained from 1991's Tokyo Love Story (東京ラブストーリー), specifically its ending? What is the author/director trying to tell the viewers? Don't hesitate? Act ...
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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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Was the boy guilty in 1957's 12 Angry Men?

I have recently watched this movie and now I can't decide whether the boy was guilty or not. As per the proofs and evidences, he was guilty, but did the 8th juror's logic and countermeasure favour him?...
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Did people die because of Doug wanting to climb to the top?

I was watching Everest (2015) and I can't help but wonder if Rob and many others died because of Doug's adamance to reach the top. If Rob hadn't agreed with Doug, they would've been heading down. ...
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Is the ending of Mr. Brooks (2007) an open one?

The movie Mr. Brooks (2007) ends with the main character, Brooks, having a nightmare of his daughter killing him, confirming his fear of her becoming more and more like him. After which Mr. Brooks ...
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Why does Jeanie help Ferris out at the end of Ferris Bueller's Day Off?

One thing I have never understood about one of my favorite movies, "Ferris Bueller's Day Off": why does Jeanie decide to help Ferris out at the end of the movie and save him from being busted by Mr. ...
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What does the ending of Candace Against the Universe actually imply?

The new Phineas and Ferb movie, Candace Against the Universe, has an ending scene where: The movie ends abruptly at that point, leaving the potential consequences of that event ambiguous. Obviously, ...
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What is the order format of the cast shows at the end of the movie Slow West?

I think most movies end with the cast in either of order of appearance (more minutes, higher in list), alphabetical order or seniority. This seems to be none of them. Is it just random? Or there's ...
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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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Why doesn't the bomb cause radiation poisoning to Gotham City?

The ending to me makes no sense. Batman put his plane on auto pilot that was carrying the bomb away from the city, but they should be affected for many years to come just like Hiroshima. How come ...
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Why did everyone turn away from this character?

This is a question about the very ending of the 6 season series How to Get Away with Murder, so obviously HEAVY spoilers ahead: I am failing to understand the final reaction that the main cast had in ...
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What is the story behind the “made for each other” ending of Blade Runner?

The 1982 movie Blade Runner has multiple alternate endings. In the Director’s Cut and Final Cut the final scene ends with where Rick leaves his apartment along with Rachael. The US theatrical ...
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Outcome of relationship at the end of 'Blue Valentine'

At the end of the movie 'Blue Valentine', as 'Dean' walked away from the home and sending their daughter back to 'Cindy' mean that they separate (divorce or something)? Or does it mean anything else ...
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Was the success of Rupert Pupkin real in King of Comedy?

In the final scene of Martin Scorsese's 'King of Comedy' a news report suggests that Rupert Pupkin (played by Robert De Niro), after coming out of prison, becomes a sensation and releases his much ...
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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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How did this character die?

In The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi, we can see towards the end how the titular character deals with the local yakuza gang. When he manages to kill most of the soldiers, the leader and his henchman run ...
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The ending of First Reformed

To me the ending of First Reformed (2017) was a bit of a strange cinematic experience. Why would Reverend Toller do things like strapping a wire around him, and attempting to drink washroom cleaner?
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How come the Omega remains dead after time is reset at end of Edge of Tomorrow?

After every reset in Edge of Tomorrow, Cage "wakes up" at Heathrow and everything is as it is (all the dead are alive like before). In the end Cage destroys the Omega's core, and its floating blood ...
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What happens to the girls at the end of the movie?

I have recently watched Silent Hill again, but I couldn't really understand its ending. Rose and Sharon seem to be forever trapped within the foggy dimension, but neither of them seem to really ...
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What was the conclusion of Batman: The Killing Joke

In the end of Batman: The Killing Joke What was the conclusion of that scene or what was the actual meaning of that? I couldn't understand the ending of the movie.
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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 is this character in a bubble?

In Blade Runner 2049, so why is Dr. Ana Stelline in a bubble? To clarify I'm not asking about her supposed weakness that has her in a bubble. I mean if she is the key link to both sides issue, then ...
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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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What is the significance of the ending line of Brokeback Mountain?

The last words in Ang Lee's movie Brokeback Mountain (2005) are: Jack, I swear... said by the protagonist, Ennis del Mar. What is he going to swear?
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Why did Fury (2014) end this way?

This movie is recently released and I'm sure some movie fanatics have seen it here. Warning: this question has spoilers. Fury is a 2014 American war film set during World War II written and ...
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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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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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Why does Max do this at the end of Pi?

At the end of Pi, Max takes a deep breath. Then we hear the motor again. Max lifts up his arm. He's holding a drill. He places the bit against the math section of his scalp. He applies pressure and ...
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What does the missing symbol on Quaid's arm symbolize?

Near the end of Total Recall (2012), does the missing symbol on Quaid's arm symbolize that it is all a dream/fake memory? And, if so, why does he just accept it?
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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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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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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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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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