10 Of Most Insane Character Deaths in TV and Movie History

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Some on-screen deaths can be cool, whether it’s a shocking twist or a stylish kill. A recent online discussion discusses which deaths were most impressive.  Caution: there may be spoilers!

Pulp Fiction

John Travolta in Pulp Fiction
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While the death of Vincent Vega was shocking, it’s another death that has people talking.  “The dude getting shot in the head in the car by Vincent Vega in Pulp Fiction,” said one fan. “It was the only time I remember laughing at the sheer insanity of the death.”

American Psycho

American Psycho
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An iconic film scene is 2000’s American Psycho. After giving an oral history about Huey Lewis and the News, Patrick Bateman (Christian Bale) hacks Paul Allen (Jared Leto) to death with an axe. 

American History X

American History X
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One of the more shocking death scenes in cinematic history is when Edward Norton murders by curb stomp.

Kill Bill

Uma Thurman in Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
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Another film from Quentin Tarantino makes the list.  After an epic sword fight, The Bride (Uma Thurman) duels with O-Ren Ishii (Lucy Liu). The Bride comes out victorious after scalping Ishii. 

Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones
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A show full of shocking deaths, but none cooler than one from early in the series.  Khal Drogo pouring a crown of liquid hot gold onto the head of Viserys Targaryen is one of the most iconic scenes in the series. 

Breaking Bad

Breaking Bad
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Gustavo Fring is one of the best villains in television history. So it’s only fitting that his death scene is cool enough to fit his character.  One fan noted, “the fact that he made it to the door and straightened his tie, and then we saw his bad side.”

Deep Blue Sea

Deep Blue Sea
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You can always count on Samuel L. Jackson to deliver. His death in Deep Blue Sea is one for the ages.  One filmgoer says, “Seeing that scene for the first time with my then teenage son and his friend; We all cracked up laughing. Great comic timing.”


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Despite being a major focus in marketing, Drew Barrymore dies in the movie’s opening scene.  One moviegoer recounts, “I remember seeing this in the movies. My first thought was “she’s not really dead…right?”

Lord of the Rings

Lord of the Rings Boromir
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If we’re talking about epic death scenes, we have to include Boromir.  “The way he took those arrows and KEPT FIGHTING for a while before eventually collapsing to the ground is nothing short of epic,” praises one fan. 

The Lion King

The Lion King Scar
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Time to trigger some childhood trauma. Scar killing Mufasa is one of the most iconic and coolest death scenes ever in a movie. Scar’s toying with Mufasa is not just iconic but super dark and cold-blooded for a Disney film.

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The Usual Suspects
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Katherine Heigl
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21 of the Absolute Best Comedies Ever Made

Best in Show
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15 Films That Made People Literally Walk Out of the Theater

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8 Controversial Comedies That Could Never Be Made Today

Tropic Thunder Ben Stiller
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