I’ve seen a lot of otherwise-pretty-good movies lately with really crappy, horrible, stinko endings. So it’s nice to see this gallery of great film finales. Can’t believe though that they didn’t include Casablanca!
Our hero, Dirk Diggler (Mark Wahlberg), comes crawling back to Jack Horner (Burt Reynolds) after failed attempts to become a rock star, drug dealer, and male hustler. Being the good-hearted porn mogul that he is, Jack welcomes the kid back to their dysfunctional coke orgy of a family. For the happy-ever-after last scene, we don’t see Dirk’s face but are finally treated with a glimpse of his giant member, as he stares at it in the mirror and utters the movie’s final line: ”I am a big bright shining star. Yeah, that’s right.” —Mike Bruno