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The hero dies in this one (MAJOR SPOILERS)

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People who added this item 2761 Average listal rating (1689 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.3
Citizen Kane (1941)
Who: Charles Foster Kane (Orson Welles)
How: Aged


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People who added this item 2954 Average listal rating (1841 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.3
Bambi (1942)
People who added this item 4103 Average listal rating (2714 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.5
Psycho (1960)
People who added this item 1349 Average listal rating (844 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.9
Spartacus (1960)
Who: Spartacus (Kirk Douglas)
How: Crucified


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People who added this item 1066 Average listal rating (626 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.5
Who: Sergeant Neil Howie (Edward Woodward)
How: Burned alive inside a large wicker statue of a man


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People who added this item 2989 Average listal rating (1960 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7
Ghost (1990)
Who: Sam Wheat (Patrick Swayze)
How: Shot by a thug
People who added this item 110 Average listal rating (53 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.6
Toto the Hero (1991)
Who: Thomas Van Hazebrouck (Michel Bouquet)
How: Shot


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People who added this item 4514 Average listal rating (3128 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.5
Who: Léon (Jean Reno)
How: Shot by Stansfield
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People who added this item 7500 Average listal rating (5284 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.5
The Lion King (1994)
Who: Mufasa (James Earl Jones)
How: Thrown off a cliff by Scar and run over by a stampede of antelopes
People who added this item 4785 Average listal rating (3248 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.3
Braveheart (1995)
Who: William Wallace (Mel Gibson)
How: Beheaded, his body is quartered


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People who added this item 3645 Average listal rating (2369 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.7
Who: Mercutio (Harold Perrineau), Romeo (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Juliet (Claire Danes)
How: Mercutio is stabbed by Tybalt with a shard of glass, Romeo takes a poison, Juliet shoots herself in the head

People who added this item 9253 Average listal rating (6719 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.8
Titanic (1997)
Who: Jack Dawson (Leonardo DiCaprio)
How: From hypothermia
People who added this item 5974 Average listal rating (4057 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.6
Who: Adrian Caparzo (Vin Diesel), Irwin Wade (Giovanni Ribisi), John H. Miller (Tom Hanks)
How: Caparzo is wounded by a sniper in the arm and slowly bleeds to death, Wade, is fatally wounded in the ensuing skirmish, Miller is shot and mortally wounded while attempting to blow the bridge


People who added this item 7162 Average listal rating (5100 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8.1
Who: Malcolm Crowe (Bruce Willis)
How: Killed by Vincent and was unknowingly dead the entire time
People who added this item 2725 Average listal rating (1564 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.2
Who: The Lisbon sisters: Therese (Leslie Hayman), Mary (A.J. Cook), Bonnie (Chelse Swain), Lux (Kirsten Dunst), and Cecilia (Hanna R. Hall)
How: Cecilia jumped out of her bedroom window and impaled herself on an iron fence, Therese took sleeping pills, Bonnie hanged herself in the basement, Mary stuck her head in the gas oven, and Lux died of carbon monoxide poisoning by leaving the car engine running in the garage
People who added this item 1734 Average listal rating (992 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.5
Who: Brandon Teena (Hilary Swank)
How: Killed by John Lotter and Tom Nissen
People who added this item 5388 Average listal rating (3706 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.6
Who: John Coffey (Michael Clarke Duncan)
How: Executed in the electric chair
People who added this item 6592 Average listal rating (4524 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.3
Who: Lester Burnham (Kevin Spacey)
How: Shot by Colonel Frank Fitts


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People who added this item 575 Average listal rating (349 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 5.7
Who: Charlotte Fielding (Winona Ryder)
How: From a heart neuroblastoma
People who added this item 1730 Average listal rating (968 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8
Who: Selma Ježková (Björk)
How: Executed through hanging
People who added this item 6536 Average listal rating (4641 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.5
Gladiator (2000)
Who: Maximus Decimus Meridius (Russell Crowe)
How: Mortally stabbed in his side with a stiletto by Commodus before the fight


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People who added this item 4398 Average listal rating (2927 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.6
Moulin Rouge! (2001)
Who: Satine (Nicole Kidman)
How: From tuberculosis
People who added this item 1132 Average listal rating (678 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.7
Who: Sara Deever (Charlize Theron)
How: From the Hodgkin's lymphoma (terminal cancer)
People who added this item 3391 Average listal rating (2236 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.2
Pearl Harbor (2001)
Who: Danny Walker (Josh Hartnett)
How: Shot
People who added this item 3868 Average listal rating (2585 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.6
The Others (2001)
Who: Grace Stewart (Nicole Kidman) and her children, Anne (Alakina Mann) and Nicholas (James Bentley)
How: Grace smothered both children with a pillow and then, realizing what she had done, shot herself

People who added this item 393 Average listal rating (217 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.2
The Believer (2001)
Who: Daniel Balint (Ryan Gosling)
How: Dies in the explosion in the temple where he and fellow skinheads planted a bomb under the pulpit
People who added this item 2036 Average listal rating (1272 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.4
Who: Jamie Elizabeth Sullivan (Mandy Moore)
How: From leukemia
People who added this item 3520 Average listal rating (2256 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.8
The Notebook (2004)
Who: Noah (James Garner) and Allie Calhoun (Gena Rowlands)
How: Noah had a heart attack, and Allie was suffering from Alzheimer's disease
People who added this item 3851 Average listal rating (2495 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.1
Who: Maggie Fitzgerald (Hilary Swank)
How: Breaks her neck, resulting in quadriplegia with no hope for recovery, develops bedsores, and finally Frankie administers a fatal injection of adrenaline to help her die
People who added this item 4874 Average listal rating (3333 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7.2
Troy (2004)
Who: Hector (Eric Bana), Achilles (Brad Pitt)
How: Achilles kills Hector, Paris shoots Achilles in his vulnerable heel and then several times in the torso, Achilles then dies of his wounds

People who added this item 6239 Average listal rating (4324 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8
Sin City (2005)
Who: Marv (Mickey Rourke), John Hartigan (Bruce Willis)
How: Marv is executed n the electric chair, Hartigan shoots himself in the head

People who added this item 4552 Average listal rating (3130 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7.2
King Kong (2005)
Who: Kong
How: Attacked by the Army's Curtiss Helldivers, hit by several bursts of gunfire
People who added this item 5185 Average listal rating (3534 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.5
The Departed (2006)
Who: Everyone. No, seriously, most characters die. Billy Costigan (Leonardo DiCaprio), Trooper Brown (Anthony Anderson), Trooper Barrigan (James Badge Dale), Sullivan (Matt Damon)
How: Costigan and Brown are shot by Barrigan, Barrigan is then shot by Sullivan, and then Dignam shoots Sullivan



People who added this item 111 Average listal rating (31 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 5.9
Who: James Brocklebank (Leo Bill), Nancy Brocklebank ((Kate Fahy)
How James stabbed Nancy, his mother, with a knife, then stabbed himself



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People who added this item 1682 Average listal rating (1034 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.1
Who: Leslie Burke (AnnaSophia Robb)
How: Drowned in the creek (possibly due to head injury)
People who added this item 2003 Average listal rating (1224 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7
Who: Gerry Kennedy (Gerard Butler)
How: From a brain tumor
People who added this item 2478 Average listal rating (1514 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.8
Atonement (2007)
Who: Robbie Turner (James McAvoy) and Cecilia Tallis (Keira Knightley)
How: Robbie died at Dunkirk of septicemia while awaiting evacuation, and Cecilia died as one of the 65 flood victims in the Balham tube station of the London Underground during The Blitz

Who: Benjamin Barker/Sweeney Todd (Johnny Depp) and Mrs. Lovett (Helena Bonham Carter)
How: Mrs. Lovett is locked in the oven, Todd is throat slit by Toby

People who added this item 4051 Average listal rating (2700 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.1
Who: Llewelyn Moss (Josh Brolin)
How: Shot


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Who: Sirius Black (Gary Oldman)
How: Avada Kedavred by Bellatrix Lestrange
People who added this item 1661 Average listal rating (1024 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.6
Seven Pounds (2008)
Who: Tim Thomas (Will Smith)
How: Committed suicide by taking a bath with ice water and box jellyfish
People who added this item 1755 Average listal rating (1073 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7.1
Marley & Me (2008)
Who: Marley
How: Develops arthritis and deafness upon aging, suffers from two attacks of gastric dilatation volvulus, is then euthanised
People who added this item 2234 Average listal rating (1488 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.9
The Wrestler (2009)
Who: Robin Ramzinski (Mickey Rourke)
How: From a heart attack


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People who added this item 1884 Average listal rating (1119 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.7
Who: Susie Salmon (Saoirse Ronan)
How: Raped and stabbed by George Harvey


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Who: Albus Dumbledore (Michael Gambon)
How: Avada Kedavred by Severus Snape
Who: Dobby the Elf (Toby Jones)
How: Mortally wounded by Bellatrix Lestrange's dagger
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People who added this item 4565 Average listal rating (2983 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8
Black Swan (2010)
Who: Nina Sayers (Natalie Portman)
How: Stabbed herself with a shard of glass
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People who added this item 551 Average listal rating (363 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.1
Frozen (2010)

People who added this item 1078 Average listal rating (602 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.4
Who: Kate Fitzgerald (Sofia Vassilieva)
How: From acute promyelocytic leukemia and renal failure


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