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Poll: Heroes Don’t Always Die a Hero’s Death

Which of these non-heroic deaths of a good-doer or hero is the most disheartening?

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    Night of the Living Dead (1968)

    Ben is confused for a living dead and shot.
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    The Hateful Eight (2015)

    John Ruth is poisoned and then shot.
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    Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)

    John M. Stryker is shot in the back by a sniper.
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    Lonely Are the Brave (1962)

    John W. Burns is hit by a truck.
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    Silence (2016)

    Rodrigues gave up his quest and died years later.
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    Vanishing Point (1971)

    Kowalski committed suicide in a voluntary car crash.
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    Easy Rider (1969)

    Wyatt and Billy are randomly murdered by a couple of hillbillies.
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    The Dirty Dozen (1967)

    Victor Franko is shot in the back while escaping.
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    The Way West (1967)

    The Senator William J. Tadlock fell to his death during a speech.
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    Ran (1985)

    Lord Hidetora Ichimonji ran off a cliff.
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    Into the Wild (2007)

    Chris McCandless poisoned himself accidentally, he then starved.
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    Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

    T.E. Lawrence died in a motorcycle crash.
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    Sunset Blvd. (1950)

    Joe Gillis is shot in the back, he then drowns in the pool.
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    Game of Thrones (2011)

    Jon Snow is stabbed six times, but he got resurrected.
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    The Departed (2006)

    Billy is shot in the head.
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    Glass (2019)

    David Dunn is drowned in a pool of water.
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    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

    Severus Snape is killed by a snake.
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    Reservoir Dogs (1992)

    Mr. Orange died from his injuries.
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    Forrest Gump (1994)

    Bubba Blue died from his injuries.
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    The Shining (1980)

    Dick Halloran is killed with an axe.
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    Children of Men (2006)

    Julian is shot in the head.
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    Coco (2017)

    Hector was poisoned and died soon after.
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    The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)

    Ned Plimpton died in an helicopter crash.
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    The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer (1961)

    Kaji died alone in the snow.

    Added on April 7, 2021

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