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The Deaths the Made My Heart Hurt

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Character: Pvt. Stanley Mellish

Death:After a lengthy knife battle with an unnamed German soldier, the only Jewish soldier in the group slowly (painfully slowly) succumbs to exhaustion and is stabbed to death.



Character:Medic Irwin Wade

Death:Wade is shot in the taking of a radio tower and is blindly attended to by all of the men accompanying him, though he is the only one who knoews what to do. Finally, recognizing his own imminent death, Wade asks for morphine, knowing that there is nothing left that will save his life.

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Danny Vinyard

Death: After his older brother convinces him that a life inside a group of violent skinheads is not the way he should be headed, Danny writes a paper on his new attempt at no longer being racist. He is shot in the school bathroom by a black kid that he'd formally harrassed.

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People who added this item 1981 Average listal rating (1318 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.2
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Amanda Dunfrey, Irene Reppler,Dan Miller, and Billy Drayton

Death: Fearing a tortured death from one of the creatures outside in the mist once the car has gone as far as possible, David Drayton uses the last four bullets in his gun to kill his four passengers, including his very young son. He then exits the car to be killed by one of the beasts. Instead, he is saved by an army caravan rescuing suvivors.

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People who added this item 2486 Average listal rating (1533 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.1
Character:Sgt. Elias

Death:Thought dead, Elias's platoon takes off from hostile territory without him. As they are leaving, they watch him emerge from the trees, hunted by dozens of enemy soldiers, and get shot down pleading for the chopper to wait.

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Character:Guido Orefice

Death:Guido has passed his time in a concentration camp trying to hide his son and convince the boy that everything is a game to win a tank. His final moments are passed making sure his son is safe and continues to believe the lie.

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People who added this item 1287 Average listal rating (779 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.5
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Samuel Ludlow

Death:Samuel finds himself caught in barbed wire in World War One while two German soldiers set up the gun that will kill him. He is within Tristen's sight and thinking he will be saved when the gun goes off and kills him.

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People who added this item 3526 Average listal rating (2275 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.1
Character:Neil Perry

Death: After devastating his son's hopes of beginning an acting career, Neil's father follows a sound down to the study where he finds his son dead on the floor from a self-inflicted gun shot.

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People who added this item 2156 Average listal rating (1406 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7.2
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Gabriel Martin

Death:Seeking revenge for his murdered wife, Gabriel goes in search of her murderer, Colonel Tavington. After a long battle, Gabriel acheives the upper hand and as he is closing in for the kill, Tavington runs him through.

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Duncan Heyward, Uncas, Alice Munro

Death: Duncan is killed by Daniel Day Lewis's characters to ease the pain of burning to death. Alice is taken to the cliffs, and Uncas is bested and gutted in a battle with her captor. Knowing that she will suffer more or less the same fate, Alice leaps from the cliff.

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People who added this item 488 Average listal rating (283 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.5
Character:Lennie

Death: A mob of angry workers is in pursuit of Lennie after he accidentally kills one of their wives. His guardian and best friend, George shoots him in the head before any of the men can string him up.

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People who added this item 3265 Average listal rating (2024 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.1
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Christopher McCandless

Death: Made even more tragic by the fact that it is based on a true story. After eating poisonous berries in the middle of the Alaskan wilderness, Chris slowly starves to death, unable to make it back to civilization to get the help he needs. His last thoughts are about his long quest to find himself and happiness. His last written words are "HAPPINESS IS ONLY REAL WHEN SHARED."

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Character:Xiao Mei

Death: During a battle between two enemies, one a former lover, and one her current lover, Xiao Mei takes a knife to the heart. If the knife is removed, she knows that she will bleed to death in a matter of seconds. When she sees that her lover is about to be killed, she uses the dagger from her own heart to save his life.

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People who added this item 936 Average listal rating (500 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.8
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Tristan

Death: Tristan, who has been forced to love Isolde in silence the entire movie due to the fact that she had been pledged to marry his friend and king, suffers a fatal wound while defending the castle against invaders. Isolde rushes to his side, where he finally admits his continued love her her just before his death.

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CAUTION!!! THERE MAY BE SPOILERS PAST THIS POINT!!! They may not be the most painful, or the most famous death scenes, but these are the ones that had me hurting. Awesome acting or just plain unexpected, I was most likely bawling at one or more of them...(List in progress)

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