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gwynplaine 06-07-2010 02:12 PM

Spoilert Alert! The Greatest Death Scenes Thread.
 
Don't read if you haven't seen the movie. I will bold the titles and hide the content to make it easier. If there is already a thread like this, please merge/close. Thank you.

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Spoiler!!! Click to Read!:
"Chief" introduces Jack Nicholson'sMcMurphy's to a pillow.
One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest.

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James Caan's Sonny does "The Thompson Jitterbug".
The Godfather.

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Kong's tragic visit of the Empire State Building.

both King Kong movies.

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Dustin Hoffman's Ratso has a nasty bout of asthma.

Midnight Cowboy.

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Robert Shaw's Quint goes fishing
Jaws.

gwynplaine 06-07-2010 04:31 PM

Re: Spoilert Alert! The Greatest Death Scenes Thread.
 
This thread seems dead. Oh, the irony:woot:.

Figs 06-07-2010 06:04 PM

Re: Spoilert Alert! The Greatest Death Scenes Thread.
 
Hahaha!

I would have contributed earlier but I couldn't think of any off the top of my head that are worthy of "greatest". Maybe later when i'm off of work.

Tron Bonne 06-08-2010 02:08 PM

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Couldn't find an English version

gwynplaine 06-08-2010 04:15 PM

Re: Spoilert Alert! The Greatest Death Scenes Thread.
 
^ Good One.

CashforStash 06-09-2010 04:33 PM

Re: Spoilert Alert! The Greatest Death Scenes Thread.
 
Scarface's death

SuperFerret 06-09-2010 04:37 PM

Re: Spoilert Alert! The Greatest Death Scenes Thread.
 
I assume you mean the two good King Kong movies, not that abomination from the 70's.

gwynplaine 06-09-2010 05:36 PM

Re: Spoilert Alert! The Greatest Death Scenes Thread.
 
^ That is correct.

A few more:

Spoiler!!! Click to Read!:
John Cazale's Sal gets shot

Dog Day Afternoon.

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John Hurt "gives birth" to the Alien

Alien.

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Joe Pesci gets "made"

Goodfellas.

bullets 06-11-2010 01:30 PM

Re: Spoilert Alert! The Greatest Death Scenes Thread.
 
No Country for old men

Spoiler!!! Click to Read!:
Chigurh killing the bird with the air compressor for the hell of it.


Shutter Island

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When Dicaprio's character kills his wife after finding his children dead .. the whole scene was powerful and emotional.


The Departed

Spoiler!!! Click to Read!:
Costigan stepping out of the elavator and blam, didnt see it coming

Blitzkrieg Bop 06-11-2010 02:20 PM

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The ultimate bad guy dies a hero.

gwynplaine 06-11-2010 09:41 PM

Re: Spoilert Alert! The Greatest Death Scenes Thread.
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by bullets (Post 18422307)
No Country for old men

Spoiler!!! Click to Read!:
Chigurh killing the bird with the air compressor for the hell of it.


Shutter Island

Spoiler!!! Click to Read!:
When Dicaprio's character kills his wife after finding his children dead .. the whole scene was powerful and emotional.


The Departed

Spoiler!!! Click to Read!:
Costigan stepping out of the elavator and blam, didnt see it coming

:up:

Quote:

Originally Posted by Blitzkrieg Bop (Post 18422460)




The ultimate bad guy dies a hero.

:up:


Spoiler!!! Click to Read!:
Jack Nicholson's Jack Torrance frozen to death

The Shining.

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Tom Hulce's Mozart death scene

Amadeus.

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ET dies, but comes back to life

ET.

Dark Victory 06-12-2010 03:24 AM

Re: Spoilert Alert! The Greatest Death Scenes Thread.
 
Definitely not one of "the greatest," but Kaneda's death in Sunshine was quite an experience, especially set to that awesome piece by John Murphy.


Bruce Banner 06-12-2010 09:58 AM

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Heat
Spoiler!!! Click to Read!:
When Detective Hanna almost gets surprised by Neil in the field at the airport. The mutual respect they both have for one another increases the effectiveness of the scene, Hanna holds Neils hand as he passes.


Once Upon a Time in The West
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When Henry Fonda loses the dual with Harmonica, and finally realizing who he is as he dies


Darkman
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Peyton Weslake holding the corpurate tycoon by his ankle. Listening to him try to negotiate with Peyton to let him live. Peyton closes his eyes and lets him fall to his death.

gwynplaine 06-12-2010 12:02 PM

Re: Spoilert Alert! The Greatest Death Scenes Thread.
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Dark Victory (Post 18424458)
Definitely not one of "the greatest," but Kaneda's death in Sunshine was quite an experience, especially set to that awesome piece by John Murphy.


Agreed.

Quote:

Originally Posted by Bruce Banner (Post 18424748)
Heat
Spoiler!!! Click to Read!:
When Detective Hanna almost gets surprised by Neil in the field at the airport. The mutual respect they both have for one another increases the effectiveness of the scene, Hanna holds Neils hand as he passes.


Once Upon a Time in The West
Spoiler!!! Click to Read!:
When Henry Fonda loses the dual with Harmonica, and finally realizing who he is as he dies


Darkman
Spoiler!!! Click to Read!:
Peyton Weslake holding the corpurate tycoon by his ankle. Listening to him try to negotiate with Peyton to let him live. Peyton closes his eyes and lets him fall to his death.

:up:


Spoiler!!! Click to Read!:
Shelley Winters in her car, underwater

Night Of The Hunter

Spoiler!!! Click to Read!:
Maud takes the pills

Harold and Maud

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Russel Crowe goes to meet his wife and kid

Gladiator

Blitzkrieg Bop 06-12-2010 01:27 PM

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"David...if you kill him, he will win."

Bruce Banner 06-12-2010 02:45 PM

Re: Spoilert Alert! The Greatest Death Scenes Thread.
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Blitzkrieg Bop (Post 18425147)


"David...if you kill him, he will win."


Holy crap how can I forget this one:huh: One of my favorite endings

bullets 06-12-2010 03:49 PM

Re: Spoilert Alert! The Greatest Death Scenes Thread.
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Bruce Banner (Post 18424748)
Heat
Spoiler!!! Click to Read!:
When Detective Hanna almost gets surprised by Neil in the field at the airport. The mutual respect they both have for one another increases the effectiveness of the scene, Hanna holds Neils hand as he passes.


This was my absolute favorite for years and that touch at the end adds more meaning.

Sunshine

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When Mace ( Evans ) dies somewhat sacrificially to save everyone after being kind of a jerk until that point. Chris Evans best acting by far.








gwynplaine 06-12-2010 08:02 PM

Re: Spoilert Alert! The Greatest Death Scenes Thread.
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Blitzkrieg Bop (Post 18425147)


"David...if you kill him, he will win."

_ Cool:up:.



Dead Zone


Spoiler!!! Click to Read!:
Christopher Walken's sacrifice


The Magnificent Seven

Spoiler!!! Click to Read!:
Brad Dexter's death scene


Die Hard

Spoiler!!! Click to Read!:
Alan Rickman's Hans Gruber plunges to his death

Bruce Banner 06-12-2010 10:58 PM

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The Outlaw Josey Wales
Spoiler!!! Click to Read!:
Josey dry fires all his weapons at the officer who killed his family. Then he kills him with the mans own sword

gwynplaine 06-12-2010 11:58 PM

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^:up::word:.

Brother Jack 06-13-2010 12:36 AM

Re: Spoilert Alert! The Greatest Death Scenes Thread.
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Blitzkrieg Bop (Post 18425147)


"David...if you kill him, he will win."

One of my favorite endings and one of my favorite films.

The Deer Hunter
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Spoiler!!! Click to Read!:
Christopher Walkin shoots himself in the head while playing Russian Roulette with his brother in the film Robert De Niro.

gwynplaine 06-13-2010 12:54 AM

Re: Spoilert Alert! The Greatest Death Scenes Thread.
 
^ Great one:up:. I forgot about it.



The Fly


Spoiler!!! Click to Read!:
"Brundlefly" gets a merciful death


T2

Spoiler!!! Click to Read!:
The T1000 falls into a vat of molten steel, soon followed by the T800. But I guess they can just make more of them:woot:


Robin and Marian

Spoiler!!! Click to Read!:
Sean Connery's Robin Hood and Audrey Hepburn's Maid Marian are united forever in death

TLH 06-13-2010 01:03 AM

Re: Spoilert Alert! The Greatest Death Scenes Thread.
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by bullets (Post 18422307)
No Country for old men

Spoiler!!! Click to Read!:
Chigurh killing the bird with the air compressor for the hell of it.

He misses the bird. It doesn't die.

bullets 06-13-2010 04:21 AM

Re: Spoilert Alert! The Greatest Death Scenes Thread.
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by TLH (Post 18426844)
He misses the bird. It doesn't die.


That figures I didn't catch that . Wonder if it was supposed to mean anything.

SuperFerret 06-13-2010 07:35 AM

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Chilling, random, and sets the tone for the rest of the movie.


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