50 Movie Deaths That Destroyed Our Childhood

We're not crying, it's just raining on our face

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    • conorkinnear

      Aug 14th 2013, 8:11

      Hercules makes a deal with Hercules?

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    • chibik

      Aug 14th 2013, 8:32

      This is a great list! You even got some from those really obscure movies from my childhood of which all I can remember today is the death scene.

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    • Hadouken76

      Aug 14th 2013, 9:02

      Those Nazi deaths in Raiders really messed me up for a time. I know they were the bad guys, but face melting off? Cue nightmares.

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    • CaptainCrazy

      Aug 14th 2013, 9:36

      The death of Atreyu's horse made me cry for 2 days straight. My mom took me to the cinema to see that and I just couldn't understand why the horse didn't want to move. I still can't watch that scene. It makes me cry manly man tears made of beer and kung fu.

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    • DaveyMay

      Aug 14th 2013, 11:38

      How about 'The Champ' - that killed me (and still does). And more recently, the beginning of Up - my Daughter was in peices watching that :(

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    • Jareth64

      Aug 14th 2013, 11:44

      Like most kids I watched Jaws at a young age. Where is Quint's dramatic demise? Those screams, man. ARRRRRRGHHHHHHHH!!! WOOOOOOOOOARRGHHHHHHH!!!!

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    • BobTheSkull

      Aug 14th 2013, 12:27

      Dark Crystal scared the c**p outta me anyways. I remember sitting in the cinema with 200 bawling kids when Optimus Prime died. Was weird, even though he was my favourtie, it didn't effect me that much. Neverending story was horrendous. Scarred doesn't quite cover it when the horse died!

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    • FBVRoebuck

      Aug 14th 2013, 12:44

      Very good list, with excellent comments. Thank you. (But yes, 'Up' should have been in there too.)

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    • FBLVenegas

      Aug 14th 2013, 13:56

      Optimus Prime was my ultimate childhood hero and will always be #1 for me. Honorable mentions for all the other autobots who died on that movie: Ironhide, Ratchet, Prowl, Wheeljack, etc...

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    • thelimopit

      Aug 14th 2013, 14:03

      Good call on Batman Returns. I had to leave the room whenever that bit came up. Nice to see the severely underrated Tarzan getting a shout out too.

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    • DravenCage

      Aug 14th 2013, 22:38

      My 6yr-old son watched The Neverending Story for the first time this week and was bawling his eyes out when Atreyu's horse died.

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    • sandravisser

      Aug 15th 2013, 12:44

      Typo: No 37 "Hercules makes a deal with Hercules"?!

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    • FBKCooley

      Aug 15th 2013, 13:29

      It kind of only seems right that Rasputin should die about 900 times at the end of Anastasia - considering how long it took people to do him in for real.

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    • sandravisser

      Aug 15th 2013, 14:33

      Typo: No 1: MufasaR?

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    • Ali1748

      Aug 15th 2013, 22:46

      ET never fails to reduce me to tears.

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    • jontherkildsen

      Aug 16th 2013, 14:02

      Whaattt??? No, King Kong ?

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    • fruitbat

      Aug 16th 2013, 15:43

      All the way through I was waiting to see where Watership Down would be.............it's there at #6, but the wrong death!! It's Hazel's death (peacefully, of old age, after a good life) that's the (ahem) killer. Every time I see it I think 'I'll be fine this time' and every time I sob like a baby............ And yes - Up should have been high on the list too.

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    • FBKWhitelaw

      Aug 20th 2013, 11:10

      How in the hell is the end of Raiders of the Lost Ark not on this list?!!!

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