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Best Death Scenes in a Movie

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Mayfly, Jul 19, 2007.

  1. Mayfly

    Mayfly Active Member

    So I was listening to a radio show the other night, and they went on about what the best death scenes in a movie were. I began to think, and here are my top 3.

    1.) Platoon - Willem Dafoe (when he is gunned down in the jungle)
    2.) Scarface - Al Pacino (Say hello to my little friend, shotgun to the back)
    3.) Braveheart - Mel Gibson (his slow painful death that symbolized the movie and his plight)

    What are yours?
     
  2. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    Mary Louis Parker's in Fried Green Tomatoes

    Nicole Kidman's in The Hours

    Sean Bean's in LOTR: The Fellowship of the Ring.
     
  3. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    American History X - Curbing.
     
  4. melock

    melock Active Member

    I second that one although give it respect. It's called a curb smile ;D
     
  5. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    My fault. I'll remember that for the next time I see it go down.
     
  6. TyWebb

    TyWebb Well-Known Member

    Don't know his name, but the guy in LOTR: Return of the King that was the steward of the White City died by jumping off a huge tower while on fire, and he was jumping into a battle of epic proportions.

    EDIT: Also, Tom Sizemore in Saving Private Ryan. He gets shot in the back several times and responds "I just had the wind knocked out of me, I'll be fine."
     
  7. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    Denethor.
     
  8. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    It's not a movie, but Bobby Bacala's death in the toy store with the model trains in the Sopranos was exceptionally well done.
     
  9. amraeder

    amraeder Well-Known Member

    What, is your favorite color?
    Yellow, no, blue, no.... WAAAAAAAAAAAAA
     
  10. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member

    Sean Connery - The Untouchables
     
  11. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Active Member

    I'll nominate two more from The Untouchables. The train station scene when Costner and Garcia corners the last hoodlum, holding the accountant hostage on the stairway. The second one when Costner shoves Nitti off the roof of the courthouse. When asked by Garcia "where is Nitti?", Costner (Ness) replies, "He's in the car."
     
  12. Chef

    Chef Active Member

    Any one of several from SE7EN

    The guy eating himself to death is one of the most gruesome things I have seen......and of course, the ending of the movie.
     
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