A horror movie with a f*cked up ending? Well, colour me
Seriously though, we know that horror films aren’t exactly known
for their sunshine and rainbow filled plotlines and happy endings – what with
all the death and gore and stuff – but a lot have finales in which there’s at
least some sort of vaguely positive resolution or retribution.
You know the type: the bad guy is killed, the final girl survives
and there’s momentary relief for the horror movie’s protagonists usually paired
with an ending that leaves the door wide open for the five or six obligatory horror
sequels. Something along those lines that’s at least roughly resembles a happy
But certain horror movies have no mercy, either for their
characters or for us horror aficionados. Some horrors are basically just a
barrage of death, gore and despair from start to finish and when horror finales
go dark they go pitch black.
From classic horrors to depressingly disturbing newcomers to the
genre, these horror film finales are such a gut punch that they’re bound to
leave even the most seasoned of horror fans reeling.