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 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?

The Contenders

11 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

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

12 The Shawshank Redemption

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

13 Final Destination 2
14 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.

15 X-Men: The Last Stand
16 Psycho (1960)
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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