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 Posted:   Nov 12, 2010 - 7:14 AM   
 By:   Adam B.   (Member)

If not a villain, then some annoying character who got what they deserved. My number one favorite is from:

DIRTY HARRY - Scorpio, the killer/child molester played by Andy Robinson. Harry dishes out some serious punishment on this guy. Stabs him, shoots him in the leg, then tortures him. Shoots him again in the shoulder and finally shoots him dead at film's end. Sweet.


1. FIRST BLOOD - Galt, the A**hole cop who falls out of the helicopter.

2. NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD - Harry Cooper gets shot by Ben, then his own zombie daughter chews his arm off!

3. BACK TO THE FUTURE - Biff is humiliated when the class wimp punches him out. Satisfying.

 Posted:   Nov 12, 2010 - 7:29 AM   
 By:   John McMasters   (Member)

Perhaps at the top for me would be John Cassavetes getting blown to smithereens by Amy Irving's mind power in De Palma's "The Fury" while Mr. Williams provides musical hysteria (the shot is repeated 13 times in slow motion from various perspectives).

Also the demise of Mr. Lorre in "M" is pretty wonderful. As is Mr. Welles being chased to death in the sewers in "The Third Man" or collapsing as a grotesque heap of flesh in the mud puddles of "Touch of Evil."

 Posted:   Nov 12, 2010 - 7:56 AM   
 By:   Ray Faiola   (Member)

Old Barnaby having his bride Bo-Peep surreptitiously replaced by Stannee Dum in BABES IN TOYLAND. Revenge is Sweet. (He later gets whacked in the chest with a roll of toilet paper and then knocked out by being hit on the head with a balloon, but the wedding was the best).

 Posted:   Nov 12, 2010 - 8:03 AM   
 By:   John McMasters   (Member)

Classic Disney animation had a way with this -- so many wonderful moments! Cruella De Ville going to pieces in her automobile, Captain Hook and the crocodile, the witch chased on mountainous rocks in "Snow White". Also, as a kid, the conclusion of the Japanese animated film, "Shonen Sarutobi Sasuke (Magic Boy)", wowed me -- the hero boy chases and overcomes the water witch and slowly destroys her until she crumbles apart as a ghastly white, fleshless, skeleton! Great stuff.

 Posted:   Nov 12, 2010 - 8:11 AM   
 By:   Recordman   (Member)

 Posted:   Nov 12, 2010 - 8:16 AM   
 By:   gone   (Member)

The end of the first "Indiana Jones" movie is excellent when the Nazis open the Arc Of The Covenant, look at the spirits, and implode. For its day the special effects of physical demise were astounding... and gratifying to see the villains done in so uniquely/effectively/completely. smile

 Posted:   Nov 12, 2010 - 8:34 AM   
 By:   LeHah   (Member)

Christopher Walken falling off the Golden Gate Bridge in A View To A Kill. I love that he laughs at the seeming absurdity before losing his grip. Good role, great performance but an ugly movie.

 Posted:   Nov 12, 2010 - 8:37 AM   
 By:   Storyteller   (Member)

William J. Johns death was quite satisfying in Pitch Black.

I also love Jenner's demise in The Secret Of Nimh.

 Posted:   Nov 12, 2010 - 8:47 AM   
 By:   CinemaScope   (Member)

The very nasty guy in Robocop who drives into a tank of evil chemical gunk & emerges with his skin falling off.

 Posted:   Nov 12, 2010 - 10:17 AM   
 By:   Tobias   (Member)

Christopher Walken falling off the Golden Gate Bridge in A View To A Kill. I love that he laughs at the seeming absurdity before losing his grip. Good role, great performance.

Good one

 Posted:   Nov 12, 2010 - 10:46 AM   
 By:   Ebab   (Member)

Also the demise of Mr. Lorre in "M" is pretty wonderful.

He is being arrested by the authorities …

 Posted:   Nov 12, 2010 - 10:56 AM   
 By:   CinemaScope   (Member)

Jon Voight being eaten by the very large snake in Anaconda. I love the way he winks as he's regurgitated.

 Posted:   Nov 12, 2010 - 10:58 AM   
 By:   CinemaScope   (Member)

Oh, the daddy of them all. It involves baseball bats in a wheat field at the end of Casino.

 Posted:   Nov 12, 2010 - 11:15 AM   
 By:   Michael24   (Member)

 Posted:   Nov 12, 2010 - 12:22 PM   
 By:   Mr. Marshall   (Member)

Wint & Kidd being skewered, set on fire and blown to bits aboard the Queen Mary

BUT THE BEST iS Blofeld being buried alive in steaming mud bath in the pre-credits sequence

punishment administered by 007

 Posted:   Nov 12, 2010 - 12:24 PM   
 By:   Charles Thaxton   (Member)

"Ganz" in 48 HOURS being sent off by Nick Nolte..."You're finished end of story..."


 Posted:   Nov 12, 2010 - 12:31 PM   
 By:   Charles Thaxton   (Member)

 Posted:   Nov 12, 2010 - 12:43 PM   
 By:   Michael24   (Member)

The shark at the end of Jaws. "Smile, you son of a bitch!"

The Emperor in Return of the Jedi. Little did he know how ironic "Your faith in your friends is your's" would soon turn out to be.

Walter Donovan in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade has a pretty wicked death, too . . .

Followed, of course, but one of the best comeback lines ever. big grin

 Posted:   Nov 12, 2010 - 12:46 PM   
 By:   Francis   (Member)


Burke in Aliens. Gets killed by an alien when fleeing from Ripley & co, after having conspired to kill them.

Peck in Ghostbusters. Gets marshmallowed

Captain Rhodes in Day of the Dead. Gets shot by Bub, and walks right into a group of hungry zombies

 Posted:   Nov 12, 2010 - 12:48 PM   
 By:   ahem   (Member)

The villain Strack being disposed of at the end of the movie Darkman. In fact, all of the villain demises during Darkman.

Joker at the end of the first Tim Burton Batman movie. Chilling.

Beverly Hills Cop 2 has a satisfying villain conclusion, as do the sequels. Timothy Carhart especially, and again he is wonderful in Thelma and Louise, too.

I really like the finale to Jaws, too.

The guilty from the end of A Shot in the Dark.


Robocop 1 and 2 both have great, memorable villain deaths.

And one of the best ever:

Peter Cushing at the end of Star Wars. Such a restrained but amazing moment.

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