Live Poll: The Twist Endings We Didn't See

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So I had an idea for a poll. I came up with one option. And then everything ground to a halt.

So, please, give me some suggestions!
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Let's ruin some popular films by adding horrifying twist endings! Which of these is the worst?

List: http://www.imdb.com/list/ls068809487
Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/6KOk1a4UHSI/
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Whiplash: Andrew quits the drums, never plays jazz again and gets a job in IT.
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Life of David Gale: In the last minute, we see David Gale as the real murderer hence proving that he "deserved" the death penalty thus contradicting his own argument about the execution of innocents... no wait, that really happened! Ugh!

Cinderella: they got married and lived happily ever after until a group of zombies came and eat their brains.
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I haven't seen David Gale - are you saying it already had the terrible twist ending?
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ElM.

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Exactly, the real ending matches your description so perfectly it's scary.
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It's a Wonderful Life (1946) - George Bailey wakes up feverishly from a dream in an insane asylum. Clarence turns out to be his roommate. The apparent alternate reality in which George was not born is the true reality of what happened after George became insane as a young boy.

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) - After The Terminator (T-800) is destroyed in the caldron of molten metal, the T-1000 reconstitutes and kills Sarah Connor and John Connor.
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Excellent idea, Jen. :)
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Snicker. I will never watch Casablanca the same way again. ;-) I'm pondering about the Simpson's alternate It's a Wonderful Life ending.
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These are all great. Gimme some more!
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FYC Twist Endings We Don't Want to See
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Let me ruminate on that suggestion.
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or alternatively Twist Endings We Didn't Want to See
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 For your consideration:

Miracle on 34th Street (1947) - The dream home that Kris Kringle finds for Susan Walker, Doris Walker and Fred Gailey burns to the ground due to the Christmas tree catching fire.

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) - After the coffin with the body of Spock lands on on the Genesis Planet, the planet becomes unstable and explodes.

A Christmas Carol (1951) - Ebenezer Scrooge chokes to death while eating Christmas dinner with the Cratchitt family.
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Excellent suggestions, call me crazy but I like when movies end unexpectedly, these all would be bittersweet endings. It might be even better if Santa caused the fire coming down the chimney to deliver the gifts.
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FYC (from India):

'Baishe Srabon (2011)' (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2075108/) - Probir Roy Chowdhury (Prasenjit Chatterjee) was the culprit actually.
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Fail-Safe (1964) - The Soviet Premier changes his mind and breaks the agreement with the President; he conducts a surprise all out nuclear attack on the US.

Rear Window (1954) - Lars Thorwald escapes from prison and exacts revenge on L.B. 'Jeff' Jefferies and Lisa Carol Fremont.
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Any more ideas?
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Jen,

I was thinking about this poll while driving. It must be a sign that I really like this poll or that I've lost my mind.

The Wizard of Oz (1939) - The sheriff and Miss Gulch arrive at the farm to claim Toto.

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) - 81 years later, a US president finds out that the location the Ark in the government warehouse. This president and his staff suffer the same fate as the Nazis, when they try to remove the Ark from the crate.

Bambi (1942) - Bambi is contentedly nibbling the grass, seemingly unaware of his impending encounter with Godzilla. Bambi Meets Godzilla and Godzilla stomps Bambi. Bambi does not survive.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXCUBVS4kfQ
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Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India: Bhuvan's team looses match at the end and there's no hope left even in the end.
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Is there a better way to word this? You have "at the end" and "even in the end" in the same sentence.
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Bhuvan's team looses the match and there's no hope left even in the end. 

(Just remove "at the end" from the first time and add "the" before match as it was the only match played between Indians and British people)
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WALL·E (2008)
The returning humans contract the common cold and die. They lived in a totally sanitized environment and had not developed immunity to infection.
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Armageddon (1998)
After the planet killer asteroid is split in half and misses the Earth, NASA discovers that an even larger asteroid the size of Alaska, traveling at 25,000 miles per hour, will collide with Earth in 8 days, effectively destroying the planet.

Topper (1937)
Many years later Cosmo and Clara Topper die in a fatal car accident while driving in the country. Marion and George Kerby help them make the transition to the after life.

Free Willy (1993)
Whalers hunt and kill Willy.
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Jen,

I hope you haven't given up on this poll suggestion.

Groundhog Day (1993)
A second scene of Phil and Rita waking up together on February 3rd is shown. It’s implied that Phil and Rita will repeat February 3rd until they resolve another unresolved issue.
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Sorry Dan. These suggestions are shifted off the front page so quickly and are then easily forgotten. I'm not a fan of the suggestions you made two weeks ago but I will add the Groundhog Day option (changing it slightly).
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Here is a different twist on the twisted ending to Miracle on 34th Street (1947). But since that one is taken, well just adapt this to the John Hughes remake, https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0110527/... which I didn’t see. I believe John Gailey was changed to “Bryan Bedford”.
“After wondering why a perfectly clean and furnished house with a tire swing in the backyard, was up for sale, Gailey decides to investigate the history of the house. After being imformed by Zac Bagans of “Ghost Adventures”, and the whole team of the Tennessee Wraith Chasers Of “Ghost Asyslem”, that the house a horrible axe murder and that the house considered to be haunted by ghosts and a demon. He decides to buy the house anyway because he thought the whole ghost story was bogus crap. A few weeks later, a possessed Susan kills them all. Some gift from Santa.
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That should read as “After being informed by Zac Bagans of “Ghost Adventures”, and the whole team of the Tennessee Wraith Chasers of “Ghost Asyslem”, that the house was the scene of a horrible grisly axe murder and that the house is considered to be haunted by ghosts and a demon, Bedford / Gailey decides to buy the house anyway because he thought the whole ghost story was all bogus crap.”
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NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!  I'm too late!  I missed it!  I had so much to offer this poll!  :D
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Yes you are, just like I am too.