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Have you ever wondered what your favourite films would be like if they played out in reverse? We have, but then we’re like that (or perhaps we’ve been hanging out with the dwarf from Twin Peaks too much). Here are 20 that have given us hours of conversation fodder. Or should we say – fodder conversation of hours us given have that 20 are here?

 

 

 

Jaws 

Jaws

If you watch Jaws backwards, it's about a shark that keeps regurgitating people until they have to open a beach.

Cloverfield 

Cloverfield

If you watch Cloverfield backwards, it's about a monster created by the US Air Force who runs around New York fixing everything until it goes for a swim. Then everyone has a party and goes to bed.

Thelma and Louise 

Thelma and Louise

If you watch Thelma and Louise backwards, it's about two women with a flying car who slowly realise they want to stay at home.

Highlander 

Highlander

If you watch Highlander backwards, there can be only two.

The Shawshank Redemption 

The Shawshank Redemption

If you watch The Shawshank Redemption backwards, it's about a guy who breaks into jail through a secret tunnel of excrement, and then attempts to repair a hole.

Raging Bull 

Ragin Bull

If you watch Raging Bull backwards, it's about a fat comedian who becomes a boxing champion, and the more he beats his wife and brother, the more they like him

Titanic 

Titanic

If you watch Titanic backwards, it's about the citizens of the Lost City of Atlantis finally escaping to the surface in a giant boat.

The Matrix 

The Matrix

If you watch The Matrix backwards, it's about Neo losing faith and leaving the Resistance to go and work in an office

The Big Lebowski 

The Big Lebowski

If you watch The Big Lebowski backwards, The Dude finally gets his rug back.

The Fly 

The Fly

If you watch The Fly backwards, you realise it's about a fly that turns into Jeff Goldblum. Funnily enough, that’s still a terrifying concept. 

The Sixth Sense 

The Sixth Sense

If you watch The Sixth Sense backwards, the big surprise is that Bruce Willis is not a ghost.

Rocky 

Rocky

If you watch the Rocky movie backwards, it's about a man who discovers the key to eternal youth is getting punched in the face.

Ghostbusters 

Ghostbusters

If you watch Ghostbusters backwards, you'll realise they're basically releasing ghosts into houses. The devils!

Deep Impact 

Deep Impact

If you watch Deep Impact backwards, the President makes all the water disappear by sending a giant rock into outer space.

The Shining 

The Shining

If you watch The Shining backwards, it's about a murderer who is convinced by ghosts to give up alcohol and settle down for a nice vacation with his family.

Scarface 

Scarface

If you watch Scarface backwards, Tony Montana gets deported. He also brings people back to life with his gun. 

Fight Club 

Fight Club

If you watch Fight Club backwards, it's about a schizophrenic who cures himself by going to gatherings that give him insomnia.

Alice in Wonderland 

Alice in Wonderland

If you watch Alice in Wonderland backwards, it's about a girl who lives in a funny, surreal world who falls asleep and has a really boring dream.

300

300

If you watch 300 backwards, King Leonidas helps the messenger out of the well with his foot and tells him 'SPARTA IS THIS!

Déjà Vu 

Déjà Vu

If you watch Déjà Vu backwards, Denzel Washington travels through time to make a ferry explode and kill lots of people.

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