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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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The Best Horror Movies Of 2018 You Missed

If you love horror, you likely devoured 2018's biggest hits, including A Quiet Place and Hereditary. There were several new franchise film offerings as well, including new movies for both The Conjuring and Halloween fans. The year will be defined by these movies, but there are still some great horror films you may have missed. Upgrade After a brutal mugging leaves him paralyzed and...

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Why Tyrion Lannister Should Sit On The Iron Throne In Season 8

HBO has finally released the premiere date for the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones. On April 14th, we will finally get to see what happens to the last of our beloved characters before they face and either conquer or succumb to the Army of the Dead. While many highborn have made their claim to the Iron Throne, it's time...

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5 Movies That Were Unexpectedly Canceled

Hollywood producers and directors sometimes produce movies that are “hit-or-miss”. The ones that miss could gain momentum, but often, producers eventually cancel the in-development projects before they’re ever released in theaters. Some movies are canceled for logical reasons, including an actor’s death. Other films, including these five, are canceled for seriously bizarre reasons. Bad Rating For 'At The Mountains Of...

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