"I ain't no Punk!"- Going Out in a blaze of Glory!!!

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    When I think of Scarface, I can't get that last scene out of my mind!

    With that in mind, give me your input...

    Tell me your most favorite movie scene, in which the character dies on his/hers' own two feet!

    While you're at it, feel free to tell us who you thought went out like a punk!
     
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    natural born killers

    opening scene

    "am i sexy now!" as she kicks the snot out of the redneck
     
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    Well, he was sitting down, but when Lester got shot in American Beauty, that actually moved me a lot.
     
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    yea that always bugged me when he got shot. It felt unneccessary.

    The matrix revolutions when trnity dies. I didnt see that coming and when it hit you it hurt.
     
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    I don't know, for me, I couldn't see it ending any other way. For the first time in how many years, he was finally completely happy and at ease with himself ("man, oh, man" that line always gets to me), so I was almost glad he went out on top.

    Now, the original ending to that movie, that would've been horrible. In the original ending, Lester's daughter and the kid from next door are convicted of Lester's murder because neither one of them has an alibi, the cheerleader girl testifies against them, and they find the videotape from when they were talking to each other ("someone should really put him out of his misery", "I'll do it for you, for a price" etc.). It really put a sour note on the rest of the movie.

    Trinity and Neo's little dialogue completely ruined that scene for me.

    "You can't die!"
    "Yes I can."

    About five people in the theater laughed loudly at that. Kinda ruined the emotion of the moment.
     
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    Yea that ending would have sucked.


    yea i kinda ignored the dialogue and focused on the moment. this instrumental character that you grew to like by the end of the third movie had just been taken from you in an instant. After it happened i realized why it was neccessary. Neo's mindset couldnt have been any other than "I have nothing to lose now."
     
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    Blackhawk Down – When Randy Shughart & Gary Gordon “volunteer” to go in and protect Durant after he crashes in Mogadishu, they knew they weren’t coming out alive but went in anyway. Completely awesome, mainly because it’s true. :salute:

    Out Like a Punk (or Punks in this case) – Thelma & Louise
    What a couple of dumb-asses…the original Dumb and Dumber in my opinion.
    :lame2:
     
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    I saw it a little differently.

    By that point I was so sick of her and that whole movie I was glad she died.

    Even her death annoyed me and seemed to drag on forever.




    Now Data taking one for the team in Star Trek: Nemesis, that's a great one.

    Data ain't no punk.



    Also sitting down, Mr. Blue blowing away Mr. Orange, and in turn getting blown away for it.

    There is of course Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid...

    Billy from Predator.
     
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    Well, I was trying to be polite, but since Z went ahead and took the gloves off, I'll admit that I agree totally with him. I hated the second movie, so I didn't have high expectations for the third. It was... alright at best, but Trinity was hardly given anything to do in the last two movies other than die (twice) and change the Neo character in different ways. She was basically a walking catalyst, not really a character.

    Mr. White killed Mr. Orange, man, c'mon, Mr. White was the coolest-sounding name in the movie!

    That movie was full of guys getting blown right off their feet.
     
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    i never watched nemesis all the way through. Now that you say this to me i must. Data dies?!?! holy fuck.
     

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