Top 10 Movies With the Most Shocking Deaths

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The Top Ten

1 The Departed

Leo's character gets shot in the face as soon as the elevator door opens. It's shocking because it looked like Matt Damon was screwed. Talk about unexpected. - Hernandez1614

2 Pet Sematary

A child gets run down by a truck!

How many times does that happen! - Hernandez1614

3 American History X

It looks like it's going to end well when suddenly, Danny gets shot in the restroom by a student he had a confrontation with earlier in the film. WOW. That shocked me big time. Right when all was back to normal, death arrived and took Derek's brother. - Hernandez1614

4 Scanners

The Head Explosion Scene - Hernandez1614

Now that scene was gross.

5 The Mist

Thomas Jane's character shoots everybody... Right before the army comes to save the day. - Hernandez1614

It's just such a gut punching end to a film. It's incredible

6 Burn After Reading

George Clooney shoots Brad Pitt's head off.
Didn't see that coming. Especially between those two. - Hernandez1614

7 Deep Blue Sea

Just as he's giving a motivational speech about how they're not going to die, he... Dies.

Samuel L. Jackson gets chewed up by a shark. - Hernandez1614

8 The Shining

You knew Chef Dick Hallorann was gonna get killed while walking through the lobby, you just didn't know at what time. - Hernandez1614

Dick getting axed to death was the scariest part of the movie.

9 Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

Yoda passes away peacefully. You'd think such a powerful master would never die, but I guess nobody's invincible (except Jason). - Hernandez1614

I'd think it would be pretty cool to see someone disappear after they die. Just like obi-wan and yoda.

I never want to die from being eaten by a sarlacc because once you've been eaten by one you will be digested for 1,000 years.

The scene where the Gammorean guard gets eaten up by the Rancor was pretty scary.

10 The Shawshank Redemption

Right when Tommy was slowly becoming a better person, he gets shot by the warden. - Hernandez1614

The Contenders

11 Red Dawn (2012)

In the 1984 Red Dawn, Jed lives. But in this Red Dawn remake, Jed gets shot in the head by a Korean soldier. How shocking was that?

12 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

If you never read the books, Dumbledore dying propbably punched you square in the face!

13 Final Destination 2
14 X-Men: The Last Stand

Cyclop and professor xavier

15 Psycho (1960)
16 A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)

Yeah, talk about messing the bed... - truckturner

Blood fountain mattress, enough said

17 To Live and Die in L.A.

William Peterson is the star of the movie and he gets whacked with a half hour to go.

18 The Lion King

If you remember this scene as a kid, Mufasa is expecting his brother to save him but he instead throws him off the gorge and killing him.

19 Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens

R.I.P Han Solo

20 The Simpsons Movie

Really

21 Avengers: Infinity War
22 American Me
23 Serenity

I am a leaf in the wind. Watch as i... *splat*

24 Life Is Beautiful
25 Star Trek Into Darkness

Khan crushes the Admiral's head with his bare hands got me the heebie jeebies out of me.

26 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
27 Alien
28 Interstellar

We all know Dr. Mann's gonna die, but it happens at the last time we expect it. Nobody dies the very second they start monologuing.

29 Godzilla (2014)
30 Godzilla (1998)
31 Godzilla vs Destroyah
32 This is the End

Michael Cera's death caught me off guard. He wanted his phone!

33 Of Mice and Men
34 Funny Games

Naomi Watts who gets killed on a very shocking way. every time I watch this ( even if I know now what will happen ) it still gets me on emotional level. Shocking!

35 The Bourne Supremacy
36 Wes Craven's New Nightmare
37 Raiders of the Lost Ark
38 Final Destination 3
39 Mirrors
40 Saw III
41 The Lost Boys
42 Transformers: The Movie
43 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning
44 Sausage Party
45 Final Destination 5
46 Saw: The Final Chapter
47 Final Destination
48 Saw
49 Jaws: The Revenge
50 Final Destination 4
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