Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Which Actors Have Died the Most in Movies?

Robert Downey Jr. is 11th in the list:

- Has died in 5 films which include: 'Less than Zero', 'Natural Born Killers', 'Richard III', 'The Gingerbread Man' and 'U.S. Marshals'

- An interesting fact: In 'The Singing Detective', Downey did kill himself, BUT it was a hallucination sequence.







Here Lies 15 of Hollywood's Most Killed Stars
(contain spoilers)

Robert De Niro

-has died in 14 films which include: 'Bloody Mama', 'Bang the Drum Slowly', 'Mean Streets', 'Brazil', 'The Mission', 'Cape Fear', 'This Boy's Life', 'Mary Shelley's Frankenstein', 'Heat', 'The Fan', 'Jackie Brown', 'Great Expectations', '15 Minutes' and 'Hide & Seek'.

-An interesting fact: While De Niro was killed by Pacino in 'Heat', Pacino was then killed by De Niro in' Righteous Kill.'

Bruce Willis

-has died in 11 films which include: 'Billy Bathgate', 'Mortal Thoughts', 'Death Becomes Her', 'Twelve Monkeys', 'The Jackal', 'Armageddon', 'The Sixth Sense', 'Hart's War', 'Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle', 'Sin City' and 'Grindhouse: Planet Terror'

-An interesting fact: In both 'Mortal Thoughts' and 'Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle', Willis was killed by his ex-wife, Demi Moore.

Johnny Depp

-has died in 10 films which include: 'A Nightmare on Elm Street', 'Platoon', 'Freddy's Dead', 'Ed Wood', 'Dead Man', 'The Astronaut's Wife', 'From Hell', 'The Libertine', 'Sweeny Todd' and 'Pirates of the Caribbean 2'.

-An interesting fact: On this list, Depp holds the record for Bloodiest Death from when he was turned into a giant plasma fountain on 'Nightmare on Elm Street'.

Dustin Hoffman

-has died in 9 films which include: 'Midnight Cowboy', 'Who is Harry Kellerman And Why Is He Saying Terrible Things About Me?', 'Lenny',' Death of a Salesman', 'Billy Bathgate',' Hook', 'Wag the Dog', 'Perfume' and 'Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium'.

-An interesting fact: In 'Hook', Hoffman was eaten by a reanimated crocodile.

Al Pacino

-has died in 9 films which include: 'Scarface', 'Dick Tracy', 'The Godfather: Part III', 'Carlito's Way', 'Donnie Brasco', 'Insomnia', 'People I Know', 'The Recruit' and 'Righteous Kill'.

-An interesting fact: In 'Carlito's Way' and 'Insomnia' Pacino is killed by comedians John Leguizamo and Robin Williams.

Jack Nicholson

-has died in 9 films which include: 'Easy Rider, 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest', 'The Passenger', 'The Shining', 'Batman', 'Hoffa', 'Mars Attacks!', 'The Departed' and 'The Bucket List'

-An interesting fact: Most of Nicholson's deaths tend to be horribly violent. He was shot, dropped from high places and beaten to death.

Brad Pitt

-has died in 9 films which include: 'A River Runs Through It', 'Kalifornia', 'Legends of the Fall', 'The Devil's Own', 'Troy', 'The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford', 'Burn After Reading' and 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button'.

-An interesting fact: While Pitt died in both 'Cool World' and 'Fight Club', he was revived in one as a cartoon character and in the other he never actually existed.

Denzel Washington

-has died in 8 films which include: 'Cry Freedom', 'Glory', 'Heart Condition', 'Malcolm X', 'Fallen', 'The Preacher's Wife', 'Training Day' and 'Man on Fire'.

Christian Bale

-has died in 8 films which include: 'Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna', 'Henry V', 'The Secret Agent', 'Mary Mother of Jesus', 'Shaft', 'Harsh Times', 'The Prestige' and '3:10 to Yuma'.

-An interesting fact: In 'The Prestige', Bale got to have it both ways, without spoiling the fun. Those who saw it know why.

George Clooney

-has died in 5 films which include: 'Return to Horror High', 'Red Surf', 'The Perfect Storm', 'Confessions of a Dangerous Mind' and 'Syriana'.

-An interesting fact: Although Clooney died in a couple early budget movies, his character actually survived in 'Return of the Killer Tomatoes'.

Robert Downey Jr.

-has died in 5 films which include: 'Less than Zero', 'Natural Born Killers', 'Richard III', 'The Gingerbread Man' and 'U.S. Marshals'

-An interesting fact: In 'The Singing Detective', Downey did kill himself, BUT it was a hallucination sequence.

Sean Bean

-has died in 5 roughly 20 films, which include (but are not limited to): 'Equilibrium', 'The Fellowship of the Ring', 'Goldeneye', 'The Hitcher' and 'Patriot Games'. See an entire list of his deaths here.

-An interesting fact: Bean has a scar over his eye given to him by Harrison Ford while shooting his death scene in 'Patriot Games'. Ford accidentally hit him with a boat hook.

Gary Oldman

-has died in 5 9 films which include: 'The Book of Eli', 'Bram Stoker's Dracula', 'The Fifth Element', 'Leon', 'True Romance', 'Lost in Space', 'Sid and Nancy', 'Hannibal' and 'Harry Potter'

-An interesting fact: It makes sense Oldman made the list since his known character trade mark is a borderline psychotic.

Mel Gibson

-has died in 3 films which include: 'Mrs. Soffel', 'Hamlet' and 'Braveheart'.

-An interesting fact: While Gibson only has 3 deaths, he holds the record for number of tortures in the films 'Lethal Weapon', 'Conspiracy Theory',' Braveheart',' Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome' and 'Payback'.

Carl Weathers

-has died in 3 films which include: 'Happy Gilmore', 'Predator' and 'Rocky IV'.

-An interesting fact: After Creed's Death in 'Rocky IV', Weathers met with producer Joel Silver and agreed to play an important supporting role in 'Predator'.

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