10. Phase IV
Not every bad movie ends badly. For whatever reason, every once in a while an otherwise woeful flick will somehow pull an unexpectedly superb ending out of the bag, throwing together a denouement which surprises a by-now bored audience with its sudden and shocking quality.
Now make no mistake—the endings we’ve listed here are all featured in otherwise awful sci-fi flicks, so it’s not like they necessarily make much sense or actually add up for eagle eyed viewers. There’s a good chance these wild turns actually unravel the stories of the films preceding them, but their sheer shocking daring and ingenuity have nonetheless seen them elevate the flicks they’re attached to into guilty pleasure status.
Here's 10 best endings to the worst sci fi flicks, and what makes each one such an unexpected success.