Movies With the Most Shocking Deaths


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
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

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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

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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.

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 Psycho (1960)
15 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.

16 X-Men: The Last Stand
17 American Me
18 Serenity

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

19 Life Is Beautiful
20 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.

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