10 characters whose death shocked us

10 characters whose death shocked us

Movies and series have a strange effect on those who watch them. In a few hours, these works captivate millions of spectators and make them attach themselves to characters that don’t really exist. To arouse emotions in us, it even happens that the scriptwriters decide to kill some of their creations. When this happens, it is rare that the viewer emerges unscathed. Take out your tissues, we decided to share with you these 10 characters whose death has upset us.

#10 Ellie – Up There

Disney productions do not need to be prayed for long to make us shed a little tear. The proof, from the beginning of the film Up there, we’re assisting one of the most heartbreaking deaths we have ever seen. After following the ups and downs of Ellie and Carl’s love story, the viewer is forced to watch helplessly Ellie being carried away by illness. The farewell sequence between the two characters is so heartbreaking that it provides Carl with unprecedented depth for the rest of the film.

#9 Street – The Hunger Games

During her very first Hunger Games, Katniss will meet of a sweet and innocent girl named Rue, who was also forced to participate in these sordid games. Rue will save Katniss, and the two participants will decide to team up. But their collaboration will only be short-lived. Quickly, Rue will be killed by another candidate. The girl’s death will haunt viewers for several films. Just like it will be the case for Katniss, who will decide to offer him a funeral full of emotions.

#8 Dobby – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1

During his first appearances on screen, Dobby was in the pay of the Malfoys and tried to warn Harry of the dangers that awaited him. After to have become a free elf, the character will never stop proving his loyalty to our hero. At the end of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1, the house-elf will sacrifice himself to save Harry, Ron and Hermione.

#7 Ned Stark – Game of thrones

Ned Stark’s death had a huge impact on Game Of Thrones. It was at this moment that the series finally took a decisive turn, agreeing to put to death one of the most virtuous characters in its history. The death of Ned Stark will have an unprecedented impact on the development of certain characters. If the moment of his decapitation is not openly shown in the image, we can live it through the emotion of his two daughters, present during the killing, and completely turned upside down by this tragic event.

#6 Glenn – The Walking Dead

Glenn’s execution is without a doubt one of the most appalling, all seasons combined, from the Serie The Walking Dead. This helped propel Negan from the rank of villain to that of horrible monster. In retaliation for the raid on his community, Negan decided to randomly execute a member of Rick Grimes’ group. When Abraham was finally killed, Daryl couldn’t contain his anger. To punish him, Negan immediately went after Glenn. Using Lucile (a baseball bat wrapped in barbed wire), he smashed the head of this iconic character from the series. His death was experienced as a real shock to his other comrades. The public, meanwhile, deemed his execution cruel and particularly unjust.

#5 Mufasa – the lion king

This scene has become one of the most cult films of animation. After saving Simba from certain death, Mufasa finds himself in dire straits, fighting for his life at the edge of a cliff. So he is betrayed by his own brother, Scar. The perfidious lion will push him into the void, under the astonished eyes of his son, while pronouncing these few words: “Long live the king”.

#4 Sirius Black – Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

If Dumbledore’s death proved to be particularly difficult for Harry to overcome, it is nothing compared to that of Sirius Black. In Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkabanour hero thought that the wizard was responsible for the death of his parents. But by getting to know him, Harry eventually discovers the truth about him. Over time, the young wizard even began to consider him as a sort of surrogate father. While the two were now united by a strong bond, Sirius Black was killed during the Battle of the Department of Mysteries.

#3 Gwen Stacy – The Amazing Spider-man 2

To date, few scenes from superhero films can claim to have moved as much as the death of Gwen Stacy in The Amazing Spider-Man 2. The character’s passing comes as Spider-Man confronts Norman Osborn, who eventually became the Green Goblin. Gwen falls from the top of a tower, under the helpless gaze of Peter Parker. The hero then tries to help him, but finally catches her a few seconds too late…

#2 Bambi’s Mother – Bambi

In this film, we become attached to a duo formed by two adorable deer. When suddenly Bambi’s mother is killed by a hunter. The scene is not shown as such on the screen, but the mere sound of gunshots and what follows has helped traumatize millions of children worldwide. For many, it is one of the most shocking scenes in the history of cinema, for his way of introducing children to the concept of death.

#1 Thomas – My Girl

At first glance, My Girl looks like a beautiful story of friendship between two childhood friends. But in reality, the story will take an unexpected turn when Vada loses one of the people who means the most to her eyes, his best friend Thomas. A first scene will show us the announcement of the boy’s death to the young girl. Vada will then burst into tears upon hearing the news. Then, it will be the turn of the funeral scene to deal us the fatal blow. At that time, Vada will discover his best pal lying in an open coffin.

And you, Which movie or series death has upset you the most? Answer this question in the comments. Then jump into this article about why these 10 actors refused to reprise their roles in a cult movie sequel.


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