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    31 Movie Death Scenes That Are So Unbelievably Tragic, You'll Never Be Able To Forget About Them

    I'm not saying this will definitely make you cry, only that I'll be surprised if it doesn't.

    A death scene can be many things: shocking, satisfying, and (of course) straight-up sad. And sometimes the emotional response it elicits is so strong that we can never forget it.

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    That's probably why u/gambit_- asked Reddit, "What movie death scene is burned into your memory?" Here are a few of the thousands of responses.

    Warning: there are some lethal spoilers ahead. 

    1. When the toon shoe got "dipped" by Judge Doom in Who Framed Roger Rabbit.

    Judge Doom dips the shoe and it melts, leaving a blood like goo on his gloves
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    "That one is so fucking terrible, man. If you think about it, those toons don't even have the notion of what death is. When a toon is shot in the face, they just get real dirty or, worst case scenario, turn into a cartoon angel only to come back normal by next week.

    Not that shoe, though. The shoe is gone forever. It's the first and only one of their kind to ever meet total oblivion and just die for good. That's gotta be a doozy."

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    2. When Inigo Montoya at long last got his revenge on the man who killed his father in The Princess Bride.

    Inigo Montoya tells the six-fingered man "I want my father back, you son of a bitch"
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    3. When the rampaging T-Rex devoured attorney Donald Gennaro while he was trying to hide in a toilet stall in Jurassic Park.

    The t-rex devours him
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    4. When John Coffey was executed for a crime he didn't commit in The Green Mile.

    John Coffey tells the prison guard, he killed them with their love. that's how it is every day, all over the world
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    5. When Thomas J. died after having an allergic reaction to bee stings and his best friend Vada wept over him at the funeral in My Girl.

    Vada asks where Thomas's glasses are
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    6. When Jojo's mother Rosie got executed for resisting the Nazis and her son found her body hanging in the town square while chasing a butterfly in Jojo Rabbit.

    Jojo sees his mother's shoes and hugs them, weeping
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    7. When Leslie died swinging across the creek in Bridge to Terabithia, and Jesse didn't believe his family when they broke the news to him.

    Jesse learns that Leslie is dead
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    "Watched it again recently at 22-years-old and cried my eyes out the same as I did when I first saw it as a kid."

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    8. When Rue was fatally attacked by a Career Tribute in The Hunger Games, and Katniss sung to her as she died.

    Rue dies as Katniss sings to her
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    9. When Katniss witnessed her little sister Prim die in the final moments of the revolution in Mockingjay.

    Prim is caught in an explosion just after Katniss realizes she is there
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    10. When the Warden ordered Tommy Williams to be killed when he realized the inmate possessed information that would exonerate Andy Dufresne and possibly expose his own corruption in The Shawshank Redemption.

    Williams is shot by a guard after the Warden confirms how serious he is about having Andy freed
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    "It's something about the way his feet were pointed when the camera zooms out. Gives me the shivers."

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    11. When Bubba died in Vietnam after telling Forrest that he wanted to go home in Forrest Gump.

    Bubba tells Forrest he wants to go home
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    "Him saying 'I wanna go home' hit me deep. Even though I know he was acting, I wanted to reach through the screen and hug his fear and pain away. All those young boys dying in the jungle must have been so terrified."

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    12. When Maximus died in Gladiator and reunited with his murdered wife and child in the afterlife.

    Maximus reunites with his family, who are waiting for him
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    13. When Mufasa was pushed to his death by Scar and Simba found his body in The Lion King.

    Mufasa dies and Simba discovers his body and has a hard time believing he's dead

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    14. When Wilson drifted away on the waves and devastated Chuck Noland (and audience) as much as a human death would in Cast Away.

    Chuck apologizes for being unable to save Wilson
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    15. When Sirius Black was murdered by Bellatrix Lestrange right in front of Harry during Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.

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    16. When the serial killer John Doe murdered Detective Mills' wife and pushed him to embody the deadly sin of wrath by killing him in return in Se7en.

    John Doe reveals he killed David's wife and forces him to kill him
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    17. When Darth Vader died after finally removing his mask to see his son Luke in Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi.

    Vader takes his mask off and tells him Luke saved his life
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    "I was maybe five. The Star Wars trilogy are the first movies I have memory of. Watching his redemption arc and subsequent sacrifice really left an impact on young me."

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    18. When an elderly couple embraced one another in bed while their cabin filled with water in Titanic.

    The couple hold one another as the water rushes in
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    "Ida and Isidor Strauss. They're the uncredited old couple who drown holding each other on the bed as their cabin fills. While not covered, their true backstory is that Ida had a spot on a lifeboat but Isidor did not. Her last known words were 'Where you go, I go.'"

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    19. When Seita's younger sister Setsuko died from starvation in Grave of the Fireflies.

    Setsuko dies after going to sleep
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    20. When Baymax sacrificed himself to save Hiro in Big Hero 6.

    Hiro tells Baymax he is satisfied with his care, and Baymax drifts off into space
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    21. When Cedric Diggory was callously killed by Wormtail in the graveyard during Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

    Cedric is killed by the killing curse while harry screams, and Amos Diggory sees his son's body and collapses
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    "Watching his father screaming over his lifeless body after just seeing them say goodbye before going into the maze. God, what a heartbreaking scene."

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    22. When Wash was cruelly killed mid-catchphrase in front of his wife Zoe in Serenity.

    Wash is stabbed by a giant spear while Zoe begs him to keep moving
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    23. When Spock perished from radiation poisoning and reassured Kirk that they were and would forever be friends in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.

    Spock says, I have been, and always shall be, your friend, and then gives the vulcan salute
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    24. When George killed Lenny while Lenny imagined the future they were going to have together in Of Mice and Men.

    George shoots Lenny while Lenny asks him to describe the farm they'll have together
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    25. When Artax sunk into the Swamp of Sadness while Atreyu begged him to fight back in The NeverEnding Story.

    Atreyu tells Artax to fight as the horse sinks into the swamp
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    26. When Rufio was fatally wounded by Captain Hook and told Peter that he wished he could've had a father like him in Hook.

    Rufio tells Peter he wishes he had a dad like him
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    27. When Boromir used his dying breaths to tell Aragorn how much he trusted him in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.

    Boromir says, I would've followed you my brother, my captain, my king. He then dies.
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    28. When Bing Bong sacrificed himself and faded away so that Joy could escape in Inside Out.

    Bing Bong asks Joy to take Riley to the moon for him. Joy promises she'll try
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    29. When Guido kept up the ruse of the concentration camp being nothing more than a game to comfort his young son Giosuè up until his final moments in Life Is Beautiful.

    Guido winks at his hiding son, who winks back, then duck marches to amuse him
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    "I spent the rest of the movie with my mouth open and my heart rejecting that he's actually dead. My brain kept trying to theorize ways he could survive and that he'll appear to hug his wife and kid again.

    Then the credits rolled and I couldn't stop crying for a long time."

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    30. When Marley was put to sleep in Marley & Me.

    marley's owner tells him what a good dog he is
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    31. And finally: When Spider-Man turned to dust in Tony Stark's arms after Thanos's snap in Avengers: Infinity War.

    Spider-man begs not to die, then dissolves into dust

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    What're some of the most memorable death scenes you've seen, from movies or television? Tell us about them in the comments!