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 Posted:   Feb 15, 2014 - 7:04 PM   
 By:   dan the man   (Member)

There has been many great death scenes over the years in movies. But one I really loved is when CAPTAIN KIRK[WILLIAM SHATNER] dies and in quiet cool fashion says OH MY.HAVE A FAVORITE?

 
 Posted:   Feb 15, 2014 - 7:53 PM   
 By:   The Beach Bum   (Member)

They don't come any better than the one at 1:13.

 
 
 Posted:   Feb 15, 2014 - 8:02 PM   
 By:   dan the man   (Member)

Good for him- cool.

 
 
 Posted:   Feb 15, 2014 - 9:32 PM   
 By:   dan the man   (Member)

The film was not much, but I loved the death scene- BLOOD OF DRACULA'S CASTLE-69-The evil hunchback gets a large pitchfork in his back and as he is struggling, he then gets set on fire in which he falls off a cliff.

 
 Posted:   Feb 15, 2014 - 10:24 PM   
 By:   Storyteller   (Member)

Not sure if we are talking any death scene, just main characters or what? But here are two for some variety.




An all time favorite scene in an all time favorite movie:





For a more touching, quieter moment, they don't come much better than this.

 
 
 Posted:   Feb 15, 2014 - 10:58 PM   
 By:   dan the man   (Member)

DIRTY MARY, CRAZY LARRY-75- This one with Susan George had a who would have guess death for the 2 leads at the conclusion.

 
 Posted:   Feb 16, 2014 - 2:58 AM   
 By:   Chickenhearted   (Member)

 
 Posted:   Feb 16, 2014 - 5:51 AM   
 By:   madmovyman   (Member)

Jeff Bridges in Hearts of the West (death starts at 3:50)

 
 
 Posted:   Feb 16, 2014 - 5:55 AM   
 By:   Christopher Kinsinger   (Member)

KING KONG (1933)

 
 Posted:   Feb 16, 2014 - 6:50 AM   
 By:   PhiladelphiaSon   (Member)

This

https://vimeo.com/86824730

 
 Posted:   Feb 16, 2014 - 8:09 AM   
 By:   solium   (Member)

(1) Favorite unexpected death scene: Ivan Putin's demise in Hunt For Red October.
(2) Most beautiful death scene: Deckard's transformation with V'ger in STTMP.
(I guess it's questionable if that was a death scene)

 
 
 Posted:   Feb 16, 2014 - 8:25 AM   
 By:   Octoberman   (Member)

I have quite a few faves, so I'm just gonna post as they occur to me...



Spock.

 
 
 Posted:   Feb 16, 2014 - 8:30 AM   
 By:   Octoberman   (Member)

Theoden.

 
 
 Posted:   Feb 16, 2014 - 8:35 AM   
 By:   Octoberman   (Member)

Quint.

 
 Posted:   Feb 16, 2014 - 8:36 AM   
 By:   solium   (Member)

Theoden.


These are the worst kinds of death scenes. What I mean is, characters dieing with their eyes open and pausing between spoken lines. I thought he was dead twice before he actually died. Still it was one of the best scenes in the trilogy largely helped by Shores score. (In retrospect maybe it's just another example of Jackson not knowing when enough is enough. )

 
 
 Posted:   Feb 16, 2014 - 8:39 AM   
 By:   Octoberman   (Member)

Theoden.


These are the worst kinds of death scenes. What I mean is, characters dieing with their eyes open and pausing between spoken lines. I thought he was dead twice before he actually died. Still it was one of the best scenes in the trilogy largely helped by Shores score. (In retrospect maybe it's just another example of Jackson not knowing when enough is enough. )



I don't know about "worst" in the cinematic sense, but they sure as hell are effective. I think Bernard Hill played it just beautifully. Actually, I guess it would be more correct to say "underplayed". Maybe that's why it worked so well.
And I agree, the underscore beneath it was just amazing too.

 
 Posted:   Feb 16, 2014 - 8:46 AM   
 By:   solium   (Member)

I think Bernard Hill played it just beautifully.

As well as Miranda Otto. smile

 
 
 Posted:   Feb 16, 2014 - 9:01 AM   
 By:   MI6   (Member)

In Vanishing Point, Barry Newman drove his car at high speed into a roadblock set up by the police to stop him. The car crashed into two bulldozers and went up in flames.

In OHMSS, newlywed Diana Rigg was shot by Blofeld's assistant Irma as the couple drove away in Bond's Aston Martin after their wedding.

 
 
 Posted:   Feb 16, 2014 - 9:03 AM   
 By:   Octoberman   (Member)

I think Bernard Hill played it just beautifully.

As well as Miranda Otto. smile



YEAH! That's right!
When Hill is doing his bit that was hard enough, but when Otto played off of it... holy cow, that was fantastic!

 
 
 Posted:   Feb 16, 2014 - 9:03 AM   
 By:   Octoberman   (Member)

Ripley.

 
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