Top 5 Most Shocking Movie Death Scenes

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In some movies it's so obvious somebody's about to die—there's a reason we don't want that couple to go into the woods or that girl to go into the basement alone. But sometimes the filmmaker delights in offing an unexpected character—or depicting an expected death in an unexpected way. Regardless, these death scenes make you jump, spill your popcorn, scream "What!?! Why?!?" or otherwise question everything you thought you knew about the world and the way movies work. And that's kind of the point.
Top 5 Most Shocking Movie Death Scenes
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In some movies it's so obvious somebody's about to die—there's a reason we don't want that couple to go into the woods or that girl to go into the basement alone. But sometimes the filmmaker delights in offing an unexpected character—or depicting an expected death in an unexpected way. Regardless, these death scenes make you jump, spill your popcorn, scream "What!?! Why?!?" or otherwise question everything you thought you knew about the world and the way movies work. And that's kind of the point.
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