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Sci-fi Movies That Still Have Audiences Baffled

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The very nature of sci-fi begs you to stretch your brain and imagine some of the most insane scenarios possible. From futuristic cities inhabited with aliens to post-apocalyptic hellscapes devoid of people, science fiction can often be challenging to digest but amazing to ponder. But for these films, too much may have been left to the imagination as many viewers are still wondering what the heck was going on.

Donnie Darko

A cult classic, Donnie Darko has transcended generations and continues to be appreciated by many. But that doesn’t stop it from being one of the most confusing stories ever told. First, it’s a haunting, giant rabbit that startles viewers, but then alternate dimensions and an apocalypse are thrown into the mix. There’s really no solution but to watch a young Jake Gyllenhaal over and over again to try and figure this whole thing out. There are worse things!

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Inception

Inception was an instant hit, with trippy visuals and the dream within a dream within a dream storyline. What confuses many is the last scene when Leonardo DiCaprio’s character spins his top, the tell he uses to see if he’s back in reality, for the last time. We want to believe he’s in the real world, reunited with his family. But his top keeps on spinning until the scene ends. So what’s the answer?

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The Lobster

Perhaps one of the most mind-boggling films on this list is The Lobster. It’s based in a world where humans must find a mate in 45 days or they will be placed in some crazy machine and turned into an animal! Oh, and they have to share a physical similarity. When main character David finds his match, who ends up suddenly blinded, the audience is left with nothing but questions.

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Snowpiercer

This insanely violent film revolves around the idea that the human race has been confined to live on a single locomotive, as the outside world has been turned into an uninhabitable icebox. Classes collide, leading to all kinds of death and destruction. The train is inevitably destroyed, and a boy and girl are the only survivors. But when they crawl from the wreckage, they find a live polar bear! Does this mean the human race will repopulate the Earth, or is that polar bear about to get some dinner?

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Ex Machina

Most of these movies do not have happy endings. The same is true for Ex Machina. When a billionaire tech genius who creates beautiful A.I. bots for his own grotesque pleasure invites main character Caleb to study his creation, Ava, Caleb falls in love with her and plans to set her free. But, once freed, the romance ends as Ava kills her creator and leaves Caleb for dead, leaving many fans heartbroken and confused.

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Doctor Who Just Became A Doctor Witch, In A Dangerous Era

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George R. R. Martin Confirms Timeframe Of Game Of Thrones Prequel Series

Recently George R. R. Martin himself confirmed when the highly anticipated prequel series to Game of Thrones will be set. Martin has spent decades working out the history of his setting and now we are getting a series set 5,000 years before the main series. Exciting news considering the timeframe and Westeros' record of history. A Series Based Around Debunking...

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A Look At Jon, Kate, and the Eight Gosselin Kids After First Finding Fame

Fans fell for the Gosselin family when they first went on-air with their story in 2007 on their TLC show Jon & Kate Plus 8. Since documenting life as parents to eight after the birth of twins Mady and Cara was followed by a set of sextuplets, the once tiny tots are now teenagers. And despite the dissolution of Jon and Kate’s coupling and the canceling of their show, Jon and Kate Gosselin have not stopped making headlines. Here we take a look at what life looks like today, for Jon and Kate as they have navigated life as single parents to eight teens.

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