10 iconic movies that completely changed their endings

The Lion King’s Scar originally had a more gruesome fate


It’s difficult to end a movie. To tie up all the loose ends, progress the characters and ramp up the drama all while bringing the plot to a satisfying conclusion.


So it’s really no surprise to find out that many iconic films ended up completely changing their endings, often to the point of spending millions re-shooting their finales to satisfy test audiences.


Now YouTube channel Alltime 10s has collected together a few of the more notable examples, from the fiery fate of The Lion King’s villain to a deleted all-out zombie battle in World War Z. What might have been, eh?