Originally Posted by ThePhantasm
the last son, why are you only bringing up films with poetic deaths? There are lots of movies with non-poetic villain deaths. Karl in Die Hard just gets shot at the end. Brian Cox's character in Bourne Supremacy commits suicide. Count Dooku gets executed just to show Anakin is going bad. etc. and so forth
I prefer it that way. Not so much bad guys but trying to die a death all together to teach a lesson or whatever just cheapens it a little. Most of the time people don't die like that.