7 Movies with Open-Ended Endings

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Ankhon Dekhi (2013) - JioCinema

The film ends with the protagonist, Bauji, who has been living his life based on his own experiences, deciding to experience flying. He jumps off a cliff, leaving the audience in suspense about whether he survives or not.

Fight Club (1999) - Prime Video

(Spoilers Ahead) The film concludes with the protagonist, the Narrator, shooting himself to kill his alter ego, Tyler Durden. However, the buildings around them, rigged by Tyler’s followers, start to explode.

Inception (2010) - Netflix

The film’s ending is famously ambiguous. Cobb spins his top, a totem that helps him distinguish reality from dreams, but walks away before seeing if it falls. The film cuts to black while the top is still spinning, leaving the audience to question whether Cobb is in reality or still trapped in a dream.

Three of Us (2023) - Netflix

The film ends with Shailaja confessing her guilt and seeking forgiveness from Pradeep, finally releasing the burden she carried for decades. However, the film leaves it open as to whether Shailaja and Pradeep reconcile and what happens to their relationship.

Shutter Island (2010) - JioCinema

The film reveals that U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels is actually a patient at the psychiatric facility. His final line, “Which would be worse - to live as a monster, or to die as a good man?” leaves the audience questioning whether he has accepted his reality or chosen to live in his delusion.

The Prestige (2006) - N/A

The film concludes with the revelation that both rival magicians, Borden and Angier, used doubles or clones for their illusions. However, the film leaves it ambiguous as to whether the real Angier died and was replaced by a clone, or if he tricked Borden into believing so.

Almost Pyaar with DJ Mohabbat (2023) - Netflix

The film ends with Yakub and Amrita (lookalikes of their lovers), finally making it to DJ Mohabbat's concert and seeing each other for the first time. The film ends with them walking towards each other.

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